Associate Professor & Undergraduate Program Director
302 Crotty Hall
Ph.D., Economics, Northwestern University, 2007
M.A., Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin, 2001
B.A., Philosophy, Reed College, 1997
Associate Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst (2017-Present)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, University of California, San Diego (2015-2017)
Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Minnesota (2007-2015)
Ethics and Economics
Econ 499C-499D: Honors Thesis Seminar
Econ 702: Game Theory
- Co-organizer of Conference on Normative Ethics and Welfare Economics at the Becker Friedman Institute, University of Chicago, October 2014.
- Co-organizer of Conference on Normative Ethics and Welfare Economics at the Harvard Business School, October 2016.
“Evaluating Allocations of Freedom,” forthcoming in The Economic Journal.
“Ethical Considerations on Quadratic Voting,” (with Ben Laurence) Public Choice 172(1-2) (2017) pp.195-222.
“Price Discrimination through Communication,” (with Rakesh Vohra) Theoretical Economics 10 (2015), pp. 597-648.
“Children’s Strategic Theory of Mind,” (with Melissa Koenig and Aldo Rustichini) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(37) (2014), pp. 13307-13312.
“Identifying Combinatorial Valuations from Aggregate Demand,” (with Kyoo il Kim), Journal of Economic Theory 153 (2014), pp. 428-458.
“Persuasion and Dynamic Communication,” Theoretical Economics 9 (2014), pp. 99-136.
“Optimal Shill Bidding in the VCG Mechanism,” Economic Theory 50 (2012), pp. 341-387.
“Credibility and Determinism in a Game of Persuasion,” Games and Economic Behavior71 (2011), pp. 409-419.