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CV

Education

1999

Ph.D. in Economics (with distinction), Tel-Aviv University

1994

M.A. in Economics (Summa cum Laude), Tel-Aviv University

1992

B.A. in Economics and Accounting (Magna cum Laude), Tel-Aviv University

Academic Positions Held

2014 -

Aaron Rubinstein Professor of Economics, Tel Aviv University

2009 -

Professor, Tel Aviv University

2006 -

Professor, University College London

2006 - 2009

Associate Professor, Tel Aviv University

2004 - 2006

Senior lecturer, School of Economics, Tel Aviv University

2001 - 2004

Lecturer, School of Economics, Tel Aviv University

2000 - 2001

Member, School of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study,  Princeton, NJ

1999 - 2000

Prize Research Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford

Visiting Positions

London School of Economics, visiting lecturer, Fall 2003

BRIQ institute, visiting researcher, Fall 2017

BRIQ institute, visiting professor, 2019 -

Publications

Books

Bounded Rationality and Industrial Organization (2011), Oxford University Press.

Articles

  1. “Extracting Interaction-Created Surplus” (2000), Games and Economic Behavior 30 (1), 142-162.
     

  2. “Inferring a Linear Ordering over a Power Set” (2001), Theory and Decision 51 (1), 31-49.
     

  3. “Equilibrium in Justifiable Strategies: A Model of Reason-based Choice in Extensive-Form Games” (2002), Review of Economic Studies 69 (3), 691-706.
     

  4. “Rationalizing Choice Functions by Multiple Rationales” (2002), joint with Gil Kalai and Ariel Rubinstein, Econometrica 70 (6), 2481-2488.
     

  5. “Simplicity of Beliefs and Delay Tactics in a Concession Game” (2004), Games and Economic Behavior 47 (1), 200-220.
     

  6. “Testing Threats in Repeated Games” (2005), Journal of Economic Theory 121 (2), 214-235.
     

  7. “Argumentation in Multi-Issue Debates” (2006), Social Choice and Welfare 26 (2), 385-402.
     

  8. “Can Anticipatory Feelings Explain Anomalous Attitudes to Information?” (2006), joint with Kfir Eliaz, Games and Economic Behavior 56, 87-104.
     

  9. “Competition over Agents with Boundedly Rational expectations” (2006), Theoretical Economics 1 (2), 207-231.
     

  10. “Contracting with Diversely Naïve Agents” (2006), joint with Kfir Eliaz, Review of Economic Studies 73 (3), 689-714.
     

  11. “The Market for Quacks” (2006), Review of Economic Studies 73 (4), 1113-1131.
     

  12. “A Mechanism Design Approach to Speculative Trade” (2007), joint with Kfir Eliaz, Econometrica 75 (3), 875-884.
     

  13. “Money Pumps in the Market” (2008), joint with Ariel Rubinstein, Journal of the European Economic Association 6 (1), 237-253.
     

  14. “Contradiction as a Form of Contractual Incompleteness” (2008), joint with Dana Heller, Economic Journal 118, 875-888.
     

  15.  “Optimal Speculative Trade among Large Traders” (2008), joint with Kfir Eliaz, Review of Economic Design 12, 45-74.
     

  16.  “Comments on the Potential Significance of Neuroeconomics for Economic Theory” (2008), Economics and Philosophy 24, 515-521.
     

  17.  “Consumer Optimism and Price Discrimination” (2008), joint with Kfir Eliaz, Theoretical Economics 3, 459-497.
     

  18. “On Two Points of View regarding Revealed Preferences and Behavioral Economics” (2008), pp. 95-115 in Perspectives on the Future of Economics: Positive and Normative Foundations. Handbook of Economic Methodology, Vol. 1, ed. A. Caplin and A. Schotter, Oxford University Press.
     

  19. “Bargaining over Bets” (2009), joint with Kfir Eliaz, Games and Economic Behavior 66, 78-97.
     

  20. “Consideration Sets and Competitive Marketing” (2011), joint with Kfir Eliaz, Review of Economic Studies 78, 235-262.
     

  21. “On the Strategic Use of Attention Grabbers” (2011), joint with Kfir Eliaz, Theoretical Economics 6, 127-155.
     

  22. “"But can't we Get the Same Thing with a Standard Model?" Rationalizing Bounded-Rationality Models” (2011), Economics and Philosophy 27, 23-43.
     

  23. “A Simple Model of Search Engine Pricing” (2011), joint with Kfir Eliaz, Economic Journal 121, 329-339.
     

  24. “Discussion of ‘Behavioral’ Decision Theory” (2011), forthcoming in Advances in Economic Theory (2010 World Congress of the Econometric Society).
     

  25.  “Monopoly Pricing when Consumers are Antagonized by Unexpected Price Increases: A "Cover Version" of the Heidhues-Koszegi-Rabin Model” (2012), Economic Theory 51, 695-711.
     

  26.  “Consumer Bounded Rationality and Rigidity/Flexibility Retail Price Patterns” (2012), Economics Letters 116, 335-338.
     

  27. “Price Competition under Limited Comparability” (2012), joint with Michele Piccione, Quarterly Journal of Economics 127, 97-135.
     

  28. “Placebo Reforms” (2013), American Economic Review 103, 1490-1506.
     

  29. “Reference Dependence and Labor-Market Fluctuations” (2013), joint with Kfir Eliaz, NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2013, Vol. 28, 159-200.
     

  30. “Competitive Framing” (2014), American Economic Journal: Microeconomics 6, 35-58.
     

  31. “Manipulating Market Sentiment” (2014), joint with Michele Piccione, Economics Letters 122, 370-373.
     

  32. “X-Games” (2015), joint with Kfir Eliaz, Games and Economic Behavior 89, 93-100.
     

  33. “Agility in Repeated Games: An Example” (2015), Economics Letters 131, 47-49.
     

  34. “Beyond Ellison's Matrix: New Directions in Behavioral Industrial Organization” (2015), joint with Kfir Eliaz, Review of Industrial Organization 47, 259-272.
     

  35. “On the Equilibrium Effects of Nudging” (2015), Journal of Legal Studies 44, 389-416.
     

  36. “Search Design and Broad Matching” (2016), joint with Kfir Eliaz, American Economic Review 106, 563-586.
     

  37. “Bayesian Networks and Boundedly Rational Expectations” (2016), Quarterly Journal of Economics 131, 1243-1290.
     

  38. "Choice Complexity and Market Competition" (2016), Annual Review of Economics 8, 1-25.
     

  39. “Data Monkeys: A Procedural Mode of Extrapolation from Partial Statistics” (2017), Review of Economic Studies 84, 1818-1841.
     

  40. “Buridanic Competition” (2018), joint with Beniamin Bachi, Games and Economic Behavior 107, 298-315.
     

  41. “Managing Intrinsic Motivation in a Long-Run Relationship” (2018), joint with Kfir Eliaz, Economics Letters 165, 6-9.
     

  42. “Behavioral Economics and the Atheoretical Style” (2019), American Economic Journal: Microeconomics 11, 173-194.
     

  43.  “The Model Selection Curse” (2019), joint with Kfir Eliaz, American Economic Review: Insights 1, 127-140.
     

  44.  “Behavioral Implications of Causal Misperceptions” (2020), Annual Review of Economics 12, 81-106.
     

  45. “Incentive-Compatible Advertising on Non-Retail Platforms” (2020), joint with Kfir Eliaz, Rand Journal of Economics 51, 323-345.
     

  46. “Can Agents with Causal Misperceptions be Systematically Fooled?” (2020), Journal of the European Economic Association 18, 583-617.
     

  47. “A Simple Model of a Money-Management Market with Rational and Extrapolative Investors” (2020), European Economic Review 127, article 103488.
     

  48. “A Model of Competing Narratives” (2020), joint with Kfir Eliaz, American Economic Review 110, 3786-3816.
     

  49.  “Strategic Interpretations” (2021), joint with Kfir Eliaz and Heidi Thysen, Journal of Economic Theory 192, article 105192.
     

  50. “Persuasion with Endogenous Misspecified Beliefs” (2021), joint with Kfir Eliaz and Heidi Thysen, European Economic Review 134, article 103712.
     

  51. “Cheating with Models” (2021), joint with Kfir Eliaz and Yair Weiss, American Economic Review: Insights 3, 417-434.
     

  52. “Modeling Players with Random "Data Access"” (2021), Journal of Economy Theory 198, article 105374.
     

  53. “On Incentive-Compatible Estimators” (2022), joint with Kfir Eliaz, Games and Economic Behavior 132, 204-220.
     

  54. “Capability Building in Sluggish Organizations” (2022), joint with Kfir Eliaz, Management Science, forthcoming.
     

  55. “On the Behavioral Consequences of Reverse Causality” (2022), European Economic Review, forthcoming.

Working Papers

  1. “False Narratives and Political Mobilization” (2022), joint with Kfir Eliaz and Simone Galperti.
     

  2. "Representative Sampling Equilibrium" (2022), joint with Tuval Danenberg.

Grants, Honors and Fellowships

2021

Elected fellow of the Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory

2021

Elected member of the council of the Game Theory Society

2017

Yrjo Jahnsson Award

2016 - 2021

ERC Advanced Investigator Grant No. 692995, "Bayesian Networks and Non-Rational Expectations"

2014

Elected fellow of the Econometric Society

2013

Michael Bruno Award

2013 - 2015

ISF Grant No. 1153/13, "Theoretical Aspects of E-Commerce: (1) Networks of search platforms, and (2) Identification of boundedly rational choice models using online search data" (joint with Kfir Eliaz)

2013 - 2014

ESRC Grant ES/L003031/1, "Games between Diversely Sophisticated Players"

2008 - 2014

ERC Advanced Investigator Grant No. 230251, "Bounded Rationality in Industrial Organization"

2006 - 2008

NSF Grant SES 0611938, "Mechanism Design with Diversity of Opinion"

(joint with Kfir Eliaz, NYU)

2005 - 2007

ISF Grant No. 87/05, "Markets and Boundedly Rational Expectations"

2004 - 2005

Member in the forum for young faculty in the social sciences and the humanities, the Israeli Academy of Sciences and Humanities

2003 - 2006

BSF Grant No. 2002298, "Incentive Theory under Dynamically Inconsistent Preferences; and Utility from Beliefs" (joint with Kfir Eliaz, NYU)

2001 - 2004

Alon Fellowship

1999

Rothschild Fellowship

Selected Invited Lectures

2023

Summer School of the Econometric Society, Tokyo (invited) 

2023

Summer School in Economic Theory, Hebrew University (invited) 

2003

Invited lecture, Econometric Society European Meeting, Barcelona (invited) 

2019

Winter School of the Econometric Society, Delhi

2018

Summer School of the Econometric Society, Singapore

20017

Invited lecture, Econometric Society European Winter Meeting, Barcelona

2017

Invited session, Econometric Society European Meeting, Lisbon

2016

Keynote speaker, CESifo behavioral economics conference

2016

Invited Session, EARIE conference, Lisbon

2016

Invited Session, Econometric Society North American Meeting, Philadelphia

2014

Keynote speaker, ADRES doctoral conference, Paris

2013

Summer School of the Econometric Society, Seoul

2012

Invited session, Game Theory Society World Congress, Istanbul

2012

Invited Session, Econometric Society European Meeting, Malaga

Membership in Editorial boards

Theoretical Economics (2017-2021), Editor

Theoretical Economics (2015-2017), Co-Editor

Theoretical Economics (2006-2015, 2021 - ), Associate Editor

Journal of Economic Theory (2013-2015), Associate Editor

American Economic Journal: Microeconomics (2012-2015), Associate Editor

Journal of the European Economic Association (2009-2010), Associate Editor

Review of Economic Studies (2003-2010), Associate Editor

Non-Academic Experience

1993 - 1998

Israeli Defence Forces, economic analyst

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