Motty Perry

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION:
Ph.D. Economics, Princeton University, 1983

M.A. Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1979

B.A. Economics, Bar Ilan University, 1975

 

 

 

POSITIONS:

 

1983-84

Assistant Professor University of Chicago

1984-87

Assistant Professor Tel-Aviv University

1987-88

Visiting Professor Harvard University

1988-89

Visiting Professor Boston University

1988-93

Senior Lecturer Hebrew University

1993-99

Associate Professor Hebrew University

1994-95

Visiting Professor University of Pennsylvania

1997-01

Visiting Professor Penn State University

1999-2010

Full Professor Hebrew University

2001-06

Visiting Professor University of Chicago

2006-09

Full Professor University of Essex

2009- Full Professor University of Warwick

                

HONORS AND AWARDS:

1999 –              Charter Member of the Game Theory Society

2000 –              Fellow of the Econometric Society

2008 –              Council Member of the Game Theory Society

 

 

RESEARCH GRANTS:

1984-1987:        Alon Fellowship for excelling young Israeli scientists

1989-1992:        National Science Foundation grant # 8909520

1990-1993:        Ford Foundation Fellowship

1996-1998:        US-Israel Binational Science Foundation grant # 95-00023

1998-2001:        Israel Academy of Science grant # 716/98

1999-2002:        National Science Foundation grant # LA980011

2001-2004:        Israel Academy of Science grant #880/01-1

2002-2004:        National Science Foundation grant # 0001744

2003-2005:        Israel Academy of Science, Bikora grant
2004-2007:        Israel Academy of Science grant #920/04

2008:                UK Economic and Social Research Council grant (jointly with A. Muthoo) grant # ES/E024483/1
2008:                Yahoo! Faculty Research Grant gift.

2009:               UK Economic and Social Research Council grant # ES/G045704/1

2009-2011:        Israel Academy of Science grant #241/09

2012-2015:        Israel Academy of Science grant #83/12

 

 

EDITORIAL POSITION:

2005-2008 Associate Editor, Journal of Games and Economics Behavior.
2005-2008 Associate Editor, Journal of Economic Theory.

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

1.  "Optimal Linear Taxation with Partial Information," 1980. Economic Letters, 15, 257-263.

2.     “Non-Linear Price Strategies in a Contestable Market,” 1984. Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 32, No. 2, 246-264.

3.     “Wage Bargaining, Labor Turnover, and the Business Cycle,” 1985 with G. Solon. Journal of Labor, Vol. 3, No. 4, 421-433.

4.     “An Example of Price Formation in a Bilateral Situation,” 1986. Econometrica, Vol. 54, No. 2, 312-322.

5.   “Search in a Known Pattern,” 1986 with A. Wigderson. Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 94, No.1, 225-230.

6.     “Sequential Bargaining under Asymmetric Information,” 1986 with S. Grossman. Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 39, No.1, 97-119.

7.     “Perfect Sequential Equilibrium,” 1986 with S. Grossman. Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 39, No.1, 120-154.

8.a “Strategic Delay in Bargaining,” 1987 with A. Admati. Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 54, 345-363.

8.b “Strategic Delay in Bargaining,” 1992 with A. Admati. In Linhart Radner and Satterthwaite (eds.) Bargaining with Incomplete Information, Academic Press, 321-340..

9.     “Joint Project without Commitment,” 1991 with A. Admati. Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 58, 259-276.

10.  “Non Cooperative Bargaining Without Procedures,” 1993 with P. Reny. Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 59 No. 1, 50-77.

11.  “Open Vs. Closed Door Negotiation,” 1994 with L. Samuelson. The Rand Journal of Economics, Vol. 25, No.2, 348-359. 

12.a  “A Noncooperative View of Coalition Formation and the Core,” 1994 with P. Reny. Econometrica, Vol. 62, No.4, 795-818.

12.b  “A Noncooperative View of Coalition Formation and the Core,” 1997 with P. Reny. In E. Maskin (ed), Recent Developments in Game Theory.

13.  “Virtual Implementation in Backward Induction,” 1996 with J. Glazer. Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 15, No.1, 27-32.

14. “A General Solution to King Solomon Dilemma,” 1999 with P. Reny. Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 26, No. 2, 279-285.

15. “The Absent-Minded Driver,” 1997 with R. J. Aumann, and S. Hart. Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 20, No. 1, 102-116.

16.  “The Forgetful Passenger,” 1997 with R. J. Aumann, and S. Hart. Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 20, No. 1, 117-120.

17. “On the Failure of the Linkage Principle,” 1999 with P. Reny Econometrica, Vol. 67, No.4, 895-90.

18. “A Sealed Bid Auction that Matches the English Auction," 2000 with E. wolfstetter and S. Zamir. Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 33, No. 2, 265-273.

19. “Dynamic Consistency and Optimal Patent Allocation,” 2002 with D. Vincent. International Economic Review.

20.  “An Efficient Auction,” 2002 with Phil Reny. Econometrica, Vol. 70, No. 3 – May, 2002, 1199-1212.

21. “An Ex-Post Efficient Ascending Auction,” 2005 with P. Reny. The Review of Economic Studies, 72, 567-592.

22. "Toward a Strategic Foundation for Rational Expectations Equilibrium," 2006 with P. Reny. Econometrica, Vol. 74, 1231-1269.

23. "Tournaments with Midterm Reviews" 2009 with A. Gershkov, Games and Economic Behavior, Vol.66, 162-190 .

24."Dynamic Conrtacts with Moral Hazard and Adverse Selection" 2012 with A. Gershkov, Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 79 (1), 268-306.

25. "Implementing the Wisdom of the Crowd” 2013 with Ilan Kremer and Yishay Mansour, Journal of Political Econom forthcoming.

26. "On the Origin of the Family" 2011 with Marco Francesconi and Christian Ghiglino, Working paper.

27. "Why Sex and Why in Pairs" 2012 with Phil Reny and Arthur Robson, Working paper.

28.  “Efficient Mechanism Design" with V. Krishana. Working paper.

29.  "Conditioning and the Sure-Thing Principle" with R. J. Aumann and S. Hart, Working paper.

30.  "How To Count Citations If You Must" with Phil Reny, Working paper.

 

WORK IN PROGRESS:

"Under Investment and Over Investment in R&D" with Abhinay Muthoo.