Alexey  Kushnir

Assistant Professor of Economics

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 Insitute of Physics and Technology - MS (Physics and Mathematics) - 2006
Moscow Insitute 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

  • A Simple Mathematics of Optimal Mechanisms

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

  • On the Equivalence of Bayesian and Dominant Strategy Implementation: The Case of Correlated Types

  • Targeted vs. Collective Information Sharing in Networks

    (author(s): Alexey Kushnir, Alexandru Nichifor)

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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Alexey Kushnir