Alexey  Kushnir

Assistant Professor of Economics

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)
New Economic School - Best Student Paper Award (2006)
Pennsylvania State University - Graduate Scholar Award (2006)
Pennsylvania State University - Teaching Assistantship (2006-09) (2006)
New Economic School - Fellowship (2004-06) (2004)
Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology - Academic Council Fellowship (2003)
Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology - Mayor-of- Moscow Fellowship (2002-04) (2002)
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Alexey Kushnir