Isa E. Hafalir

Associate Professor of Economics

PHONE

412-268-5456

OFFICE

POS - Posner Hall - Room 248

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Economics

EDUCATION

Pennsylvania State University - Ph D (Economics) - 2007
California Institute of Technology - MA (Social Sciences) - 2003
Bilkent University - BS (Industrial Engineering) - 2001

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Microeconomics, Game Theory

PUBLICATIONS

  • School Choice with Controlled Choice Constraints: Hard Bounds versus Soft Bounds

    (author(s): Lars Ehlers, Isa Hafalir, M. Yenmez, Muhammed Yildirim) Journal of Economic Theory

  • Auction versus Negotiated Sale: Evidence from Real Estate Sales

    (author(s): Isa Hafalir, Yueng Chow, Abdullah Yavas) Real Estate Economics

  • Effective Affirmative Action in School Choice

    (author(s): Isa Hafalir, M. Yenmez, Muhammed Ali Yildirim) Theoretical Economics 8, 2013; 325-363

  • A Near Pareto Optimal Auction with Budget Constraints

    (author(s): Isa Hafalir, R. Ravi, Amin Sayedi) Games and Economic Behavior 74, 2012; 699-708

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AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Winner of the 2011 Lave-Weil prize for "Effective Affirmative Action in School Choice" (2012)
  • Tepper - Faculty Giving Chair (2009)
  • Tepper - Faculty Giving Chair (2008)

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Economics Recruiting Committee, Committee Member, (2013 - 2014)
  • Economics PhD Program Evaluation Committee, Other, Member, (2013 - 2013)
  • Other, PhD Coordinator of Economics program, (2009 - 2011)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Editor, Associate Editor, Review of Economic Design (September 2013)
  • Committee Chair, INFORMS Annual Meeting (November 2010)

COURSES TAUGHT

  • AUCTIONS AND MARKETS (73440)
    2013 Section: A
  • GAME THEORY ECON (73347)
    2013 Section: A
  • Microeconomics I (47800)
    2013 Mini 1 Section: A
    2012 Mini 1 Section: A
    2011 Mini 1 Section: A
    2010 Mini 1 Section: A
    2009 Mini 1 Section: A
    2008 Mini 1 Section: A
    2007 Mini 1 Section: A
  • Auctions and Markets (73440)
    2012 Section: A
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Isa Hafalir