Alexey Kushnir

Assistant Professor of Economics

PHONE

412-268-6079

OFFICE

POS - Posner Hall - Room 237

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Economics

EDUCATION

The Pennsylvania State University - Ph D (Economics) - 2010
New Economic School - MA - 2006
Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology - MS (Physics and Mathematics) - 2006
Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology - BS (Physics and Mathematics) - 2004

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Economic Theory, Market and Mechanism Design, Network Theory, Matching Markets, Auctions

PUBLICATIONS

WORKING PAPERS

  • Market Power and Optimal Non-Linear Income Taxation

    (author(s): Robertas Zubrickas, Alexey Kushnir)

  • A Geometric Approach to Mechanism Design

    (author(s): Alexey Kushnir, Jacob Goeree)

  • Reduced Form Implementation with Value Interdependencies

    (author(s): Jacob Goeree, Alexey Kushnir)

  • On the Equivalence of Bayesian and Dominant Strategy Implementation: The Case of Non-Linear Utilities

    (author(s): Alexey Kushnir, Shuo Liu)

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AWARDS AND HONORS

  • 2nd prize at European Science Days for paper “Harmful Signaling in Matching Markets” (2010)
  • Pennsylvania State University - RGSO Dissertation Support Grant (2010)
  • Pennsylvania State University - Department of Economics Outstanding Undergraduate Instructor Award (2009)
  • Pennsylvania State University - Summer Fellowship (2007)
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UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Job Market Hiring Committee, Committee Member (2015 - 2016)

COURSES TAUGHT

  • Princ Of Economics (73100)
    2016 Section: 1, 2
  • Wth Firm: Mng Thr In (73341)
    2016 Section: A
  • PRINC OF ECONOMICS (73100)
    2015 Section: 1, 2
  • WTH FIRM: MNG THR IN (73341)
    2015 Section: A
Alexey Kushnir