Working Papers

"Contract Design and Non-Cooperative Renegotiation" (with Soenje Reiche), forthcoming, Journal of Economic Theory

Selected Publications

"Mechanism Design with Costly Messages and Renegotiation" (2012), Econometrica, 80(5), 2089-2104.

"Simple Efficient Contracts in Complex Environments," (2008), Econometrica, 76(3), 459-491.

"Imperfect Commitment and the Revelation Principle: the Multi-Agent Case with Transferable Utility", (2008), (with Soenje Reiche), Economics Letters, 99(3), 611-614.

"Rivals' Search for Buried Treasure: Competition and Duplication in R&D," (2004) (with Kalyan Chatterjee), Rand Journal of Economics, Spring 35(1).

"A One-Period Version of Rubinstein's Bargaining Game", (2003), Contributions to Theoretical Economics, vol.3: No.1.

"Cooperation and Punishment" (with Jonathan Thomas), (2001), Econometrica, 69(4), 1061-1077.

"Renegotiation in Repeated Games with Side-Payments" (with Sandeep Baliga), (2000), Games and Economic Behavior, 33(2), 159-176. .

"Coalitional Bargaining with Competition to Make Offers", (1997), Games and Economic Behavior, 19, 211-220.

"Reputation and Experimentation in Repeated Games with Two Long-Run Players", (1997), (with Jonathan Thomas), Econometrica, 65, pp.1153-1174.

"Value, Consistency and Random Coalition Formation", (1996), Games and Economic Behavior, 12, pp.68-80.

"Sequential Bargaining with Correlated Values", (1989), Review of Economic Studies, 56, 499-510.

"Efficient Renegotiation-Proof Equilibria in Repeated Games", (1989), (with Eric Maskin), Games and Economic Behavior, 1, 361-369.


Leonid Hurwicz, Father of the Theory of Mechanism Design, (This is the text of the obituary of Hurwicz which I wrote for the Independent newspaper in July 2008)