Alessandro Pavan

Northwestern University

Professor

2001 Sheridan Road

Evanston, IL 60208-2600

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

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Dynamic Mechanism Design: Incentive Compatibility, Profit Maximization and Information Disclosure

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Alessandro Pavan, Ilya R. Segal and Juuso Toikka
Northwestern University, Stanford University and Department of Economics, MIT
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asymmetric information, stochastic processes, incentives

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Coordination and Policy Traps

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 03-18
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 May 2003
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Northwestern University
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Strategic complementarities, global games, signaling, regime change, market expectations, policy

Coordination and Policy Traps

NBER Working Paper No. w9767
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Northwestern University
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Beauty Contests and Irrational Exuberance: A Neoclassical Approach

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 10-04
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 13 May 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Northwestern University
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mispricing, heterogeneous information, information-driven complementarities, volatility, inefficiency, beauty contests

Beauty Contests and Irrational Exuberance: A Neoclassical Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w15883
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Northwestern University
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Signaling in a Global Game: Coordination and Policy Traps

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 114, pp. 452-484, June 2006
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Northwestern University
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Transparency of Information and Coordination in Economies with Investment Complementarities

AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW, Vol. 94, No. 1, pp. 91-98, May 2004
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Feb 2004 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2010
George-Marios Angeletos and Alessandro Pavan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Transparency, Ambiguity, Coordination, Information

Transparency of Information and Coordination in Economies with Investment Complementarities

NBER Working Paper No. w10391
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 May 2011 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2011
George-Marios Angeletos and Alessandro Pavan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Information Dynamics and Equilibrium Multiplicity in Global Games of Regime Change

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 04-42
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Dec 2004
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Northwestern University
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Global games, coordination, multiple equilibria, information dynamics, crises

Information Dynamics and Equilibrium Multiplicity in Global Games of Regime Change

NBER Working Paper No. w11017
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Northwestern University
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Wall Street and Silicon Valley: A Delicate Interaction

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-25
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Sep 2007
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Northwestern University
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heterogeneous information, complementarity, volatility, inefficiency, beauty contests

Wall Street and Silicon Valley: a Delicate Interaction

NBER Working Paper No. w13475
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Northwestern University
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Monopoly with Resale

RAND JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS, Vol. 37, No.2, pp. 362-375, Summer 2006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2010
Giacomo Calzolari and Alessandro Pavan
European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO) and Northwestern University
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information linkage between primary and secondary markets, optimal disclosure policy, stochastic allocations, mechanism design.

Efficiency and Welfare with Complementarities and Asymmetric Information

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-29
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Nov 2005
George-Marios Angeletos and Alessandro Pavan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Social value of information, coordination, externalities, transparency

Efficiency and Welfare with Complementarities and Asymmetric Information

NBER Working Paper No. w11826
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Mar 2006
George-Marios Angeletos and Alessandro Pavan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Policy with Dispersed Information

JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION, Vol. , No.1, pp. 11-60, March 2009
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2010
George-Marios Angeletos and Alessandro Pavan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Optimal policy, private information, complementarities, information externalities, social learning, efficiency

Policy with Dispersed Information

NBER Working Paper No. w13590
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2010
George-Marios Angeletos and Alessandro Pavan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Tilting the Supply Schedule to Enhance Competition in Uniform-Price Auctions

EUROPEAN ECONOMIC REVIEW, Vol. 49, pp. 227-250, January 2005
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2010
Marco LiCalzi and Alessandro Pavan
Dept. Management, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia and Northwestern University
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uniform-price auction, divisible good, strategic role of the seller, endogenous supply, Treasury and IPO auctions.

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Dynamic Managerial Compensation: A Mechanism Design Approach

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Jun 2010
Daniel Ferguson Garrett and Alessandro Pavan
University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Northwestern University
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Dynamic Mechanism Design, Adverse Selection, Moral Hazard, Incentives, Optimal Pay Scheme, Risk-Aversion, Stochastic Process

Socially Optimal Coordination: Characterization and Policy Implications

JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp.585-593, May 2007
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2010
George-Marios Angeletos and Alessandro Pavan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Dispersed information, coordination, complementarities, volatility, inertia, efficiency

Socially Optimal Coordination: Characterization and Policy Implications

NBER Working Paper No. w12778
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 18 May 2007
George-Marios Angeletos and Alessandro Pavan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Truthful Revelation Mechanisms for Simultaneous Common Agency Games

AMERICAN ECONOMIC JOURNAL: MICROECONOMICS, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 132-190, May 2010
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2010
Alessandro Pavan and Giacomo Calzolari
Northwestern University and European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO)
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Mechanism design, contracts, revelation principle, menus, endogenous payoff-relevant information

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Introduction to: Jet Symposium Issue on 'Dynamic Contracts and Mechanism Design'

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 2016
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Aug 2015
Dirk Bergemann and Alessandro Pavan
Yale University - Cowles Foundation - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Dynamic mechanism design, Dynamic contracts

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On the Optimality of Privacy in Sequential Contracting

JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC THEORY, Vol. 130, No. 1, pp. 168-204, September 2006
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 May 2004 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2010
Giacomo Calzolari and Alessandro Pavan
European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO) and Northwestern University
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Contractual and informational externalities, mechanism design, optimal disclosure policy, sequential common agency, exogenous and endogenous private information

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Managerial Turnover in a Changing World

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 01 Jun 2010
Daniel Ferguson Garrett and Alessandro Pavan
University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Northwestern University
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managerial turnover, termination clauses, dynamic mechanism design, adverse selection, moral hazard

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Sequential Contracting with Multiple Principals

JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC THEORY, Vol. 144, No.2, pp. 503-531, February 2009
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2010
Alessandro Pavan and Giacomo Calzolari
Northwestern University and European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO)
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sequential common agency, mechanism design, contracts, endogenous types

Sequential Contracting with Multiple Principals

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6562
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Jun 2008
Giacomo Calzolari and Alessandro Pavan
European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO) and Northwestern University
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contracts, endogenous types, mechanism design, Sequential common agency

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Dynamic Global Games of Regime Change: Learning, Multiplicity and Timing of Attacks

ECONOMETRICA, Vol. 75, No. 3, pp. 711-756, May 2007
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Jun 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Northwestern University
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Global games, coordination, multiple equilibria, information dynamics, crises

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Efficient Use of Information and Social Value of Information

Econometrica, Vol. 75, No. 4, pp. 1103-1142, July 2007
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Jun 2010
George-Marios Angeletos and Alessandro Pavan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Incomplete information, coordination, complementarities, externalities, amplification, efficiency

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Differential Taxation and Occupational Choice

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5054
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Nov 2014
Renato D. Gomes, Jean-Marie Lozachmeur and Alessandro Pavan
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, University of Toulouse 1 and Northwestern University
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income taxation, occupational choice, sales taxes, sector-specific taxation, production efficiency

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On the Use of Menus in Sequential Common Agency

GAMES AND ECONOMIC BEHAVIOR, Vol. 64, No. 1, pp. 329-334, September 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2010
Giacomo Calzolari and Alessandro Pavan
European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO) and Northwestern University
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Sequential contracting, mechanism design, menus theorems

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Long-Term Contracting in a Changing World

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Jun 2010
Alessandro Pavan
Northwestern University
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Asymmetric Information, Stochastic Process, Dynamic Mechanism Design, Long-Term Contracting

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Price Customization and Targeting in Matching Markets

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12936
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 May 2018 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2019
Renato Gomes and Alessandro Pavan
University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Northwestern University
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asymmetric information, incentives, Many-to-many matching, platforms, price discrimination