Peter Troyan

Assistant Professor
Department of Economics
University of Virginia

P.O. Box 400182
Charlottesville, VA 22904

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1. Obviously Strategy-Proof Implementation of Top Trading Cycles, International Economic Review, 2019, 60(3)

2. Designing Mechanisms to Focalize Welfare-Improving Strategies, with Daniel Fragiadakis, Games and Economic Behavior, 2019, 114:232-252

3. Collusion and Signaling in Auctions with Interdependent Values, Journal of Economic Theory, 2017, 170:319-345

4. Improving Matching under Hard Distributional Constraints, with Daniel Fragiadakis, Theoretical Economics, 2017, 12(2):863-908

5. Strategyproof Matching with Minimum Quotas, with Daniel Fragiadakis, Atsushi Iwasaki, Suguru Ueda, and Makoto Yokoo, ACM Transactions on Economics and Computation, 2015, 4(1), Article 6

6. Comparing School Choice Mechanisms by Interim and Ex-Ante Welfare, Games and Economic Behavior , 2012, 75(2):936-947

7. Strategyproof Mechanisms for Two-Sided Matching with Minimum and Maximum Quotas, with Suguru Ueda, Daniel Fragiadakis, Atsushi Iwasaki, and Makoto Yokoo, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2012), 2012, pp. 1327-1328 [extended abstract]

8. Matching and Market Design: An Introduction to Selected Topics, with Fuhito Kojima, Japanese Economic Review, 2011, 62:82-98 [refereed survey article]
Research in progress

9. A Theory of Simplicity in Games and Mechanism Design, with Marek Pycia (revise and resubmit, Econometrica)

Best Paper Award at ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (EC19)

Exemplary Theory Track Paper Award at ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (EC19)

This paper was previously circulated under the title Obvious Dominance and Random Priority. The new version contains a more general model and many brand new results. Check it out. (Or just watch this video!)

10. Obvious Manipulations, with Thayer Morrill (revise and resubmit, Journal of Economic Theory)

Abstract appears in Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (EC19)

11. School Choice with Asymmetric Information: Priority Design and the Curse of Acceptance, with Andrew Kloosterman (revise and resubmit, Theoretical Economics)

12. Essentially Stable Matchings, with David Delacrétaz and Andrew Kloosterman (revise and resubmit, Games and Economic Behavior)