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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. 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
Erdil, A. and Ergin, H. What's the matter with tie-breaking? Improving efficient, (2008) American Economic Review

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

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

Chapter in Book

Erdil, A. and Ergin, H. Improving efficiency in school choice, (2013) in the book: The handbook of market design - Oxford University Press


PI Paper 1 - Michaelmas - Consumer, Producer, Rational Choice Theory
MPhil - Mathematics and Statistics Preliminary Course

PhD Students


Alex Harris
PhD Title: Evolution of Preference Types under Screening
Research: Cooperation, Social Norms, Evolution of Preferences, Networks
William Carpenter
PhD Title: Information, Robustness, and Network Control
Axel Gottfries
PhD Title: Wage Rigidity, Search and Unemployment
Research: Economic Theory

Dr Aytek Erdil

University Lecturer

Research Group:
Microeconomic Theory

CV: Curriculum Vitae

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Contact Details
Room: 34
Office Hours: Wednesdays at 3pm
College: King's College