M A I N   A C A D E M I C   A P P O I N T M E N T S

2013 -
Washington University in St. Louis, Olin School of Business, Associate Professor (with tenure)
2013-
Washington University in St. Louis , School of Arts and Sciences,Department of Economics, Affiliated Faculty
2010-2012
Washington University in St. Louis, Olin School of Business, Assistant Professor
2002-2010
New York University, Stern School of Business, Assistant Professor

E D U C A T I O N

Princeton University, MA, Ph.D. in Economics, 2003
University of Trieste, BA, Graduated Summa cum Laude

O T H E R   P O S I T I O N S   A N D   A S S O C I A T I O N S

2012-present
Review of Economic Design, Associate Editor
2011-present
St. Louis Federal Reserve, Research Fellow
2010-present
Center of Political Economics, Washington University in St. Louis, Research Fellow
Jun 2011
Sciences-Po, Department of Economics, Visiting Scholar
2006-2007
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, Visiting Assistant Professor 
Fall 2004
Bocconi University, Visiting Assistant Professor

F E L L O W S H I P S,   G R A N T S,   A N D   A W A R D S

2013
WUSTL Provost Office Grant for "New Directions in Micoeconomics"
2009
Excellence in Refereeing Award, American Economic Review
2005
EEA Young Economist Award
2003-2004
NSF Grant 0317634 ($61,979), with Ronny Razin
1999
Goldfeld Summer Research Award, Princeton University
1995-1999
Princeton University Fellowship
1998-1999
Italian National Research Council Fellowship
1997-1998
Ente Luigi Einaudi Fellowship
1996-1997
Mortara Fellowship (awarded by the Bank of Italy)
1994-1995
Institute for Insurance Studies Fellowship, University of Trieste

P U B L I C A T I O N S

Choosing Peers: Homophily and Polarization in Groups, with Leeat Yariv, September 2016, Journal of Economic Theory, 165, 152-178

Child-Adoption Matching: Preferences for Gender and Race, with Allan Collard-Wexler, Leonardo Felli, and Leeat Yariv, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 6(3), 133-158, July 2013 (previously circulated as "Gender and Racial Biases: Evidence from Child Adoption")

Homophily in Peer Groups, with Leeat Yariv, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 5 (3), 69-96, August 2013 (previously circulated as "Similarity and Polarization in Groups")

A Field Study on Matching with Network Externalities, with Ayse Imrohoroglu, and Alistair Wilson, and Leeat Yariv, American Economic Review, lead article 102 (5), 1773-1804, August 2012

Subsidies, Entry, and the Distribution of R&D Investment, with John Asker, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 28(3), 254-270, May 2010

How to Organize Crime, with Heski Bar-Isaac, Review of Economic Studies, 75 (4), 1039-1067, October 2008

Bargaining over New Ideas: Rent Distribution and Stability of Innovative Firms , with Ronny Razin, Journal of European Economic Association, lead article, 5 (6), 1095-1129, December 2007

Interrogation Methods and Terror Networks , with Heski Bar-Isaac, in Mathematical Methods in Counterterrorism, edited by N. Memon, J. D. Farley, D. L Hicks, and T. Rosenorn, Springer Ed., February 2008

Outsourcing, Information Leakage, and Consulting Firms , Rand Journal of Economics, 38(1), 269-289, Spring 2007

Effective Securities in Arbitrage-Free Markets with Bid-Ask Spread at Liquidation , with Anna Battauz and Fulvio Ortu, Journal of Economics and Dynamic Control, 30(1), 55-79, January 2006

C O M P L E T E D  P A P E R S

Optimal Dynamic Matching, with Sangmok Lee and Leeat Yariv, August 2015, submitted

Innovation and Corporate Conservatism, with Ronny Razin,  submitted, First Version: 2004, Revised: March 2012

From Thought to Practice: Appropriation and Endogenous Market Structure with Imperfect Intellectual Property Rights, with Ronny Razin, mimeo, 2004 (earlier version of "Bargaining over New Ideas: Rent Distribution and Stability of Innovative Firms")

W O R K   I N   P R O G R E S S

Dynamic Group Formation, with Leeat Yariv

Institutional Design for Child Adoption, with Allan Collard-Wexler, Leonardo Felli, and Leeat Yariv

Vertical Relationships in Durable Goods Markets, with John Asker

P R O F E S S I O N A L  I N V O L V E M E N T

2017-
Economics Area Chair, Olin School of Business, WUSTL
2015-2017
Economics Area co-Chair, Olin School of Business, WUSTL
Spring 2017
NSF Panelist
Spring 2017
Women’s Faculty Leadership Institute, WUSTL
2016-
Omnibus Committee, Olin School of Business, WUSTL
2016 - 2017
External Member of the A&S Economics Department Recruiting Committee, WUSTL
2016 - 2017
External Member of the A&S Political Science Department Recruiting Committee, WUSTL
Nov 2015
New Directions in Applied Microeconomics: Theory and Evidence, conference co-organizer
Nov 2013
New Directions in Applied Microeconomics: Theory and Evidence, conference co-organizer
2013
MBA Committee , Olin School of Business, WUSTL
2013
Diversity & Inclusion Grant Advisory Committee, WUSTL
2013-
Simon Hall Renovation Committee, Olin School of Business, WUSTL
2012-
PhD Economics Area Coordinator, Olin School of Business, WUSTL
2012-
AACSB Review Faculty Committee, Olin School of Business, WUSTL
2012-
Office of the Provost Diversity Advisory Committee, WUSTL
Oct 2012
Midwest Economic Theory and International Trade Meeting, program committee
Jul 2012
New Directions in Applied Microeconomics: Theory and Evidence, conference co-organizer
May 2012
Distinguished Women in Economics and Strategy Day, WUSTL, organizer
Jul 2010
New Directions in Applied Microeconomics: Theory and Evidence, conference co-organizer
2010-2011
Theory Seminar Series, WUSTL, co-organizer
May 2010
Behavioral and Quantitative Game Theory Conference on Future Directions, program committee
2007
South-West Economic Theory Conference, program committee
2003-2005
IO Day, NYU Stern, conference co-organizer
2002-2006
IO Seminar Series, NYU Stern, co-organizer

Referee for:

American Journal of Political Science, American Economic Review, Econometrica, The Economic Journal, Economics and Politics, Economic Inquiry, European Economic Review, International Economic Review, Industrial and Corporate Change, International Journal of Game Theory, Italian National Agency for the Evaluation of Universities and Research Institutes, Japan and the World Economy, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of the European Economics Association, Journal of Industrial Economics, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Population Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Management Sciences, Mathematical Social Sciences, Quarterly Journal of Economics, The RAND Journal of Economics, Research Policy, Review of Economic Design, Review of Economic Dynamics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Review of Economic Studies, Theoretical Economics

Grant Reviewer:

Israel Science Foundation, Italian Department of Education Grant Program, Italian National Agency for the Evaluation of Universities and Research Institutes, Hong Kong Research Grant Council, National Science Foundation (Panelist and Reviewer), WUSTL Diversity & Inclusion Grant Program, WUSTL University Research Strategic Alliance Grant Program

T E A C H I N G

M B A  L E V E L

Managerial Economics (Executive MBA, Olin School of Business, Washington University in St Louis, 2016-)

Competitive Industry Analysis (PMBA, Olin School of Business, Washington University in St Louis, 2015-)

Game Theory for Business (MBA and PMBA elective, Olin School of Business, Washington University in St Louis,2015-)

Managerial Economics (MBA Core, Olin School of Business, Washington University in St Louis, Spring 2011)

Firms and Markets (MBA Core, NYU Stern, 2002-2010)

Game Theory and Business Strategy (MBA elective, NYU Stern, Fall 2009)

Managerial Economics (MBA Core, USC Marshall, 2006-2007)

P H D  L E V E L

Industrial Organization (IO sequence, NYU, 2004-2008, and Olin School of Business, Washington University in St Louis, 2012-)

New Research in Economic Theory (Theory sequence, NYU Art & Sciences, 2002-2005)

Game Theory (Theory sequence, Bocconi University, Fall 2004)

U N D E R G R A D U A T E  L E V E L

Competitive Industry Analysis, Olin School of Business, Washington University in St Louis, 2015-

Game Theory for Business, Olin School of Business, Washington University in St Louis, 2010-2013, 2016-

Honors Seminar: Matching and Social Networks (Olin School of Business, Washington University in St Louis, 2011-2012)

Microeconomics ( Olin School of Business, Washington University in St Louis, Fall 2011-)

Economic Analysis for Business Decisions (USC Marshall, 2006-2007)

G R A D U A T E   A D V I S I N G

Ramesh Sankaranarayanan (NYU, PhD 2004, job market placement: University of Connecticut)

Hong Luo (NYU, PhD 2011, job market placement: Harvard Business School)

Nicholas Papageorge (WUSTL, PhD 2012, job market placement: Johns Hopkins University)

Sandip Agarwal (WUSTL, PhD Candidate)

Feng Dong (WUSTL, PhD Candidate)

Ryan CoopBrady Vaughan (WUSTL, 2015)

Juan Block (WUSTL, 2014, University of Cambridge)

Jiemai Wu (WUSTL, University of Sydney)

Andres Hincapie (WUSTL, 2017, University of North Carolina)

P R E S E N T A T I O N S   ( S E M I N A R S   A N D   C O N F E R E N C E S )

2010-present:  University of Toronto, 2017 European Summer Symposium in Economic Theory, Roy Seminar at Paris School of Economics, 2017 Canadian Economic Theory Conference (Vancouver, Canada), 2017 IO Theoretical and Empirical Research (London), 2016 Arizona State University Theory Conference, Paris School of Economics, 2015 Applied Microeconomics Workshop (Petralia Sottana), 2015 IO Theoretical and Empirical Research (Miami), LUISS Guido Carli (Rome), Princeton University, California Institute of Technology, 2013 Midwest Economic Theory Meetings (University of Michigan), Washington University in St. Louis (x3), University of Pittsburgh, University of Missouri, Northwestern University, Collegio Carlo Alberto, Bristol University, Università Cattolica, 2011 CRES Foundations of Business Strategy Conference (discussant, Washington University), Brown University, Sciences-Po, University of Oxford, 2010 Mini-Workshop in Economic Theory (Brown University), 2010 Society of Economics Dynamics Meetings  

2005-2009: 2009 Workshop in Information Networks (NYU), University of Toronto, CUNY, 2009 Applied Economics Workshop (Petralia Sottana), New York University (x3), Vanderbilt University, London School of Economics, University of Essex, University of Cambridge, INSEAD, London Business School, University California San Diego, University of Southern California (x2), 2009 SCIP Financial Law & Innovation conference (USC Law), Columbia University, Queen’s University, University of Trieste (x2), 2008 Business Law and Innovation Conference (Columbia University), 2008 European Summer Symposium in Economic Theory, 2008 Society of Economic Dynamics Meetings, 2008 Third World Conference of the Game Theory Society, London School of Economics, University of California Los Angeles, 2007 Fourth Conference on Mathematical Methods in Counterterrorism, 2007 Second UTCC Annual International Conference on Frontier of Economic Research, 2007 Mini-Conference on Social Network (Caltech), Marshall School of Business (USC), University of Pennsylvania, University of Venice , 2006 Conflict and Cooperation (Northwestern University), 2006 European Summer Symposium in Economic Theory, 2006 NBER on Economics of National Security (invited participant), 2006 CRES Foundations of Business Strategy Conference (Washington University), Pennsylvania State University, Bocconi University and IGIER, 2005 CRES Foundations of Business Strategy Conference (discussant, Washington University), 2005 European Economic Association Meetings, 2005 International Conference of Industrial Organization (discussant)

2002-2004: University of Southampton (United Kingdom), University of Bologna , 2004 IO Day (New York University), 2004 European Summer Symposium in Economic Theory, 2004 Society of Economic Dynamics Meetings (Florence), Duke University, New York University, 2003 IO Day (New York University), 2003 Conference of the Society for Advancement in Economic Theory, 2003 Society of Economic Dynamics Meetings (Paris), 2003 Clarence Tow Conference in Industrial Organization (University of Iowa), 2003 Econometric Society Winter meeting, University of Iowa, Universidade NOVA (Lisbon, Portugal), University of Rochester, New York University, Stanford GSB, Columbia Business School, University of Toronto, University of Southern California, Washington University, Carnegie Mellon University, Bocconi University and IGIER, Marshall School of Business (USC), 2002 European Economics Association Conference, 2002 Society of Economic Dynamics Meetings (New York), 2002 Conference of the Society for Advancement in Economic Theory, Conference of the Society of Real Analysis and Applications