I am an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of St. Gallen.
I am a microeconomist by training. My main interests are in contract theory, contest theory, and auction theory. I also analyze incentives in blockchain markets and in cryptographic protocols.
I am affiliated with the Zurich Center for Market Design.
- Risk Aversion in Share Auctions: Estimating Import Rents from TRQs in Switzerland.
Accepted for Publication at Quantitative Economics.
[Supplementary Appendix] [Replication Files].
- Working for References (with Curtis Taylor).
Accepted for Publication at American Economic Journal: Microeconomics.
- On Young Turks and Yes Men: Optimal Contracting for Advice (with Curtis Taylor).
The RAND Journal of Economics, 53(1), 2022, 63-94.
- Eternal Peace in the Tug-of-War?
Economic Theory, 74, 2022, 1570–1101. (Online first: 2020.)
- Sorting in Iterated Incumbency Contests (with Georg Nöldeke).
Economic Theory, 74, 2022, 1103–1140. (Online first: 2019.)
- Stable Biased Sampling.
Games and Economic Behavior, 107, 2018, 109-122.
- A Tug-of-War Team Contest.
Games and Economic Behavior, 104, 2017, 372-391.
- Payoff Shares in Two-Player Contests (with Georg Nöldeke).
Games, Volume 7(3), 2016, p. 25.