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Motty Perry


Contact details

Telephone: +44 (0)24 765 74353

Email: M dot M dot Perry at warwick dot ac dot uk

Room: S1.108

Office hours: Wed 11:00-12:00

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Professor

Research Interests

  • Game Theory
  • Mechanism Design
  • Contract Theory
  • Auction

Education

  • Ph.D. Economics, Princeton University, 1983
  • M.A. Economics, Hebrew University, 1979
  • B.A. Economics, Bar Ilan University, 1975

Positions

1983-84 Assistant Professor University of Chicago
1984-87 Assistant Professor Tel-Aviv University
1987-88 Visiting Professor Harvard University
1988-89 Visiting Professor Boston University
1988-93 Senior Lecturer Hebrew University
1993-99 Associate Professor Hebrew University
1994-95 Visiting Professor University of Pennsylvania
1997-01 Visiting Professor Penn State University
1999-10 Full Professor Hebrew University
2001-06 Visiting Professor University of Chicago
2006-09 Full Professor University of Essex
2009-present Full Professor University of Warwick

Honours and awards

1999 – Charter Member of the Game Theory Society

2000 – Fellow of the Econometric Society

2008 – Council Member of the Game Theory Society

2014 - Economic Theory Fellow (The Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory)

2016 - Fellow of the Game Theory Society.


Research grants

1984-1987: Alon Fellowship for excelling young Israeli scientists

1989-1992: National Science Foundation grant # 8909520

1990-1993: Ford Foundation Fellowship

1996-1998: US-Israel Binational Science Foundation grant # 95-00023

1998-2001: Israel Academy of Science grant # 716/98

1999-2002: National Science Foundation grant # LA980011

2001-2004: Israel Academy of Science grant #880/01-1

2002-2004: National Science Foundation grant # 0001744

2003-2005: Israel Academy of Science, Bikora grant

2004-2007: Israel Academy of Science grant #920/04

2008-2009: UK Economic and Social Research Council grant (jointly with A. Muthoo) grant # ES/E024483/1

2008-2009: Yahoo! Faculty Research Grant gift.

2009-2010: UK Economic and Social Research Council grant # ES/G045704/1

2009-2011: Israel Academy of Science grant #241/09 (jointly woth A. Gershkov)

2012-2015: Israel Academy of Science grant #250/12 (jointly woth A. Gershkov)


Editoral position

2005-2008 Associate Editor, Journal of Games and Economics Behavior.
2005-2008 Associate Editor, Journal of Economic Theory.


Graduate supervision

Name of Student ......... Degree Date ......... Appointment

Alex Gershkov ................... 2006 ..................... HU Economics

Anastasios Dosis ............... 2012 .................... ESSEC Business School

Julia Wirtz .......................... 2013 ..................... Bonn Economics

Giulio Trigilia ...................... 2016 ..................... Simon Business School



Publications

1. "Optimal Linear Taxation with Partial Information," 1980. Economic Letters, 15, 257-263.

2. “Non-Linear Price Strategies in a Contestable Market,” 1984. Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 32, No. 2, 246-264.

3. “Wage Bargaining, Labor Turnover, and the Business Cycle,” 1985 with G. Solon. Journal of Labor, Vol. 3, No. 4, 421-433.

4. “An Example of Price Formation in a Bilateral Situation,” 1986. Econometrica, Vol. 54, No. 2, 312-322.

5. “Search in a Known Pattern,” 1986 with A. Wigderson. Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 94, No.1, 225-230.

6. “Sequential Bargaining under Asymmetric Information,” 1986 with S. Grossman. Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 39, No.1, 97-119.

7. “Perfect Sequential Equilibrium,” 1986 with S. Grossman. Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 39, No.1, 120-154.

8.a “Strategic Delay in Bargaining,” 1987 with A. Admati. Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 54, 345-363.

8.b “Strategic Delay in Bargaining,” 1992 with A. Admati. In Linhart Radner and Satterthwaite (eds.) Bargaining with Incomplete Info, Academic Press, 321-40.

9. “Joint Project without Commitment,” 1991 with A. Admati. Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 58, 259-276.

10. “Non Cooperative Bargaining Without Procedures,” 1993 with P. Reny. Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 59 No. 1, 50-77.

11. “Open Vs. Closed Door Negotiation,” 1994 with L. Samuelson. The Rand Journal of Economics, Vol. 25, No.2, 348-359.

12.aA Noncooperative View of Coalition Formation and the Core,” 1994 with P. Reny. Econometrica, Vol. 62, No.4, 795-818.

12.b “A Noncooperative View of Coalition Formation and the Core,” 1997 with P. Reny. In E. Maskin (ed), Recent Developments in Game Theory.

13. “Virtual Implementation in Backward Induction,” 1996 with J. Glazer. Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 15, No.1, 27-32.

14. “A General Solution to King Solomon Dilemma,” 1999 with P. Reny. Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 26, No. 2, 279-285.

15. “The Absent-Minded Driver,” 1997 with R. J. Aumann, and S. Hart. Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 20, No. 1, 102-116.

16. “The Forgetful Passenger,” 1997 with R. J. Aumann, and S. Hart. Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 20, No. 1, 117-120.

17. “On the Failure of the Linkage Principle,” 1999 with P. Reny Econometrica, Vol. 67, No.4, 895-90.

18. “A Sealed Bid Auction that Matches the English Auction," 2000 with E. wolfstetter and S. Zamir. Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 33, No. 2, 265-273.

19. “Dynamic Consistency and Optimal Patent Allocation,” 2002 with D. Vincent. International Economic Review.

20. “An Efficient Auction,” 2002 with Phil Reny. Econometrica, Vol. 70, No. 3 – May, 2002, 1199-1212.

21. “An Ex-Post Efficient Ascending Auction,” 2005 with P. Reny. The Review of Economic Studies, 72, 567-592.

22. "Toward a Strategic Foundation for Rational Expectations Equilibrium," 2006 with P. Reny. Econometrica, Vol. 74, 1231-1269.

23. "Tournaments with Midterm Reviews" 2009 with A. Gershkov, Games and Economic Behavior, Vol.66, 162-190 .

24. "Dynamic Contacts with Moral Hazard and Adverse Selection" 2012 with A. Gershkov, The Review of Economic Studies, Vol 79(1), 268-306.

25. "Implementing the Wisdom of the Crowds” 2014 with Ilan Kremer and Yishay Mansour, Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 122(5), 988-1012.

26. "Why Sex and Why in Pairs" 2016 with P. Reny and A. Robson, Economic Journal forthcoming.

27. "How to Count Citations if You Must" 2016 with Phil Reny, American Economic Review, Vol 106, No. 9, 2722-2741.

28. "Evidence Games: Truth and Commitment" 2016 with Sergiu Hart and Ilan Kremer, American Economic Review, forthcoming

29. "An Evolutionary Theory of Monogamy" 2016 with Marco Francesconi and Christian Ghiglino, Journal of Economic Theory, forthcoming.


Working papers

29. “Efficient Mechanism Design," with V. Krishana.

30. "Conditioning and the Sure-Thing Principle" with R. J. Aumann and S. Hart.

31. "Crowd Learning without Herding: A Mechanism Design Approach" with Jacob Glazer and Ilan Kremer