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Research Interests

Economic Theory, Market Design


Ph.D. from the University of Chicago (2006). Held postdoctoral positions at Harvard Business School and Oxford University prior to joining Cambridge in 2010.

Recent Publications

Published Papers

Erdil, A. and Kumano, T. Efficiency and stability under substitutable priorities with ties, (2019) Journal of Economic Theory
Erdil, A. and Ergin, H. Two-sided matching with indifferences, (2017) Journal of Economic Theory
Erdil, A. Strategy-proof stochastic assignment, (2013) Journal of Economic Theory
Erdil, A. and Klemperer, P. A new payment rule for core-selecting package auctions, (2010) Journal of the European Economic Association
Ehlers, L. and Erdil, A. Efficient assignment respecting priorities, (2010) Journal of Economic Theory

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Erdil, A. Strategy-Proof Stochastic Assignment, (2013) CWPE1333

Chapter in Book

Erdil, A. and Klemperer, P. A New Payment Rule for Core-Selecting Package Auctions, (2017), in Part II - The Combinatorial Clock Auction Designs. Edited by Martin Bichler, Jacob Goeree - Cambridge University Press
Erdil, A. and Ergin, H. Improving Efficiency in School Choice, (2013), in The Handbook of Market Design. Edited by Nir Vulkan, Alvin Roth, Zvika Neeman - Oxford Scholarship Online

Recent Activities

Faculty Academic Promotions 2020 - Publication Date: 2020-06-25
The Faculty of Economics is very pleased to announce that Dr. Aytek Erdil has been promoted to a University Readership. This promotion will come into effect from 1st October 2020.


PI Paper 3 - Mathematics for Economists
PIIB Paper 4 - Topics Course
MPhil Prep Course - Calculus and Optimisation

Dr Aytek Erdil

University Reader
Chair of Undergraduate Studies Committee

Research Group:
Microeconomic Theory

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Contact Details
Room: 34
Office Hours:
On leave in Michaelmas 2020
Tuesdays 3-4pm rest of the academic year (in term time)
College: King's College