Alex Gershkov

latitude 31 47' N and longitude 35 13' E
Department of Economics
Faculty of Social Science
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mt Scopus, 91905 Jerusalem, Israel
Tel +972 (0)2 5883252
E-Mail: alexg(at)huji(dot)ac(dot)il

Interests: Information Economics, Economic Theory, Microeconomics, Game Theory, and Mechanism Design.

Curriculum vitae



1. Formal vs. Informal Monitoring in Teams" (joint with Eyal Winter)
American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, forthcoming.

2. "Non-Bayesian Optimal Search and Dynamic Implementation" (joint with Benny Moldovanu) Economics Letters, (2013) Vol 118, 121-125.

3. "On the Equivalence of Bayesian and Dominant Strategy Implementation" (joint with Jacob K. Goeree, Alexey Kushnir, Benny Moldovanu and Xianwen Shi) Econometrica, (2013) Vol 81(1), 197-220. It supersedes Bayesian and Dominant Strategy Implementation Revisited" (joint with Benny Moldovanu and Xianwen Shi), 2011.

4. "Dynamic Allocation and Pricing: A Mechanism Design Approach" (joint with Benny Moldovanu)
International Journal of Industrial Organization, (2012) Vol 30(3), 283-286.

5. "Optimal Search, Learning and Implementation" (joint with Benny Moldovanu)
Journal of Economic Theory, (2012) Vol. 147, 881-909 .

6. "Dynamic Contracts with Moral Hazard and Adverse Selection" (joint with Motty Perry)
Review of Economic Studies, (2012) Vol. 79 (1), 268-306 .

7. "Revenue Maximization in the Dynamic Knapsack Problem" (joint with Deniz Dizdar and Benny Moldovanu)
Theoretical Economics, (2011) Vol. 6 (2), 157-184 .

8. When Queueing is Better than Push and Shove (joint with Paul Schweinzer)
International Journal of Game Theory, (2010) Vol. 39 (3), 409-430 .

9. "Efficient Sequential Assignment with Incomplete Information"  (joint with Benny Moldovanu)
Games and Economic Behavior , (2010) Vol. 68 (1), 144-154 .

10. "Learning About The Future and Dynamic Efficiency"  (joint with Benny Moldovanu)
American Economic Review, (2009) Vol. 99 (4), 1576-1587 .

11. "Efficient Tournaments within Teams" (joint with Jianpei Li and Paul Schweinzer)
RAND Journal of Economics, (2009) Vol.40 (1), 103-119.

12. "Dynamic Revenue Maximization with Heterogeneous Objects: A Mechanism Design Approach" (joint with Benny Moldovanu) American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, (2009) Vol. 1(2), 168-198. Winner of the first AEA Best Paper Prize for AEJ: Microeconomics.

13. "Tournaments with Midterm Reviews"  (joint with Motty Perry)
Games and Economic Behavior, (2009) Vol.66, 162-190.

14. "Optimal Voting Schemes with Costly Information Acquisition"  (joint with Balazs Szentes)
reviewed at NAJ Economics 2004 Vol 7, Journal of Economic Theory, (2009) Vol.144 (1), 36-68.

Working papers


15. "Revenue Maximizing Mechanisms with Strategic Customers and Unknown Demand: Name-Your-Own-Price" (joint with Benny Moldovanu and Plilipp Strack)
discussion paper, 2014

16. Optimal Voting Rules" (joint with Benny Moldovanu and Xianwen Shi)
discussion paper, 2014.

17. How to Share it Out: The Value of Information in Teams" (joint with Jianpei Li and Paul Schweinzer)
discussion paper, 2014.

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