I am a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Economics at the University of Melbourne. I received my PhD from MIT in 2008.
My main research interests are in the field of mechanism design, experimental economics, and organizations.
"Protecting Antiquities: A Role for Long-Term Leases?" (with Michael Kremer)[download article]
"Information and the Persistence of Private-Order Contractual Enforcement Institutions: An Experimental Analysis" (Revise and Resubmit at the European Economic Review)[download article with instructions]
"Subgame Perfect Implementation under Approximate Common Knowledge: Evidence from a Laboratory Experiment" (with Philippe Aghion, Ernst Fehr and Richard Holden) [download article]
"Handing Out Guns at a Knife Fight: Behavioral Limitations of Subgame-Perfect Implementation" (with Ernst Fehr and Michael Powell) [download article]
"A Long Way Coming: Designing Centralized Markets with Privately Informed Buyers and Sellers" (with Simon Loertscher and Leslie Marx) Forthcoming at Journal of Economic Literature [download article]
"Recursive Contracts, Firm Longevity, and Rat Races: An Experimental Analysis"
The Lure of Authority: Motivation and Incentive Effects of Power" (with Ernst Fehr and Holger Herz) The Amercian Economic Review. vol. 103(4). pages 1325-59. June 2013.[download article][translated instructions]