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H Moulin

Hervé Moulin

George A. Peterkin Professor of Economics

Baker Hall 266
Ph: 713.348.3312 
Fax: 713.348.6329
Email: moulin@rice.edu


Curriculum Vitae 

ECON 440

 
EDUCATION:Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Paris, 1975
  
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Micro-economic theory, game theory, social choice theory, distributive justice. Hervé Moulin's current research explores mechanisms of resource allocation, such as assignment, matching, voting rules and cost sharing. A central question is the interface between the incentives properties of these mechanisms and their normative properties of equity and efficiency.
  

WORKING & FORTHCOMING PAPERS:

 

(with Indrajit Ray and Sonali Sen Gupta), April 2013

"Improving Nash by Coarse Correlation
(with Indrajit Ray and Sonali Sen Gupta), March 2013.

"Loss calibrated rationing methods
(with Jay Sethuraman), January 2013.

"Sharing the cost of redundant items," (with Jens Hougaard), September 2012.

"
Cost sharing in networks: some open questions," forthcoming, International Game Theory Review.

 "The bipartite rationing problem," (with Jay Sethuraman), forthcoming, Operations Research.

"The price of imperfect competition for a spanning network," (with Rodrigo Velez),  forthcoming, Games and Economic Behavior.

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

"Egalitarianism under earmark contraints," (with Olivier Bochet, and Rahmi Ilkilic), Journal of Economic Theory, 148, 535-562, 2013.

 "Impartial nominations for a prize," (with Ron Holzman), Econometrica, 81, 1, 173-196, 2013

"Balancing supply and demand under bilateral constraints," (with Olivier Bochet, Rahmi Ilkilic, and Jay Sethuraman)Theoretical Economics, 7,3, 2012.

"Equal-need sharing of a network under connectivity constraints," (with Francois Laigret), Games and Economic Behavior, 72, 314-320, 2011.

"An efficient and almost budget balanced cost sharing method," Games and Economic Behavior, 70, 107-131, 2010.

"Decentralized pricing in minimum cost spanning trees," (with Jens Leth Hougaard, and Lars Peter Osterdal), Economic Theory, 44, 293-306, 2010.

"Sharing a minimal cost spanning tree: beyond the Folk solution," (with Anna Bogomolnaia), Games and Economic Behavior, 69, 238-248, 2010. 

"Auctioning or assigning an object: some remarkable VCG mechanisms," Social Choice and Welfare, 34, 193-216, 2010.

"Bargaining among groups: an axiomatic viewpoint," (with Suchan Chae), International Journal of Game Theory, 39, 1, 71-88, 2010. 

"Sharing the cost of a capacity network," (with Anna Bogomolnaia, and Ron Holzman), Mathematics of Operations Research, 35, 1, 173-192, 2010.

"Pricing traffic in a spanning network," Proceedings of the 10th ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce, EC09, Stanford, July 2009.

"Almost budget-balanced VCG mechanisms to assign multiple objects," Journal of Economic Theory, 144, 96-119, 2009.