Matthias Messner

University of Cologne

Albertus Magnus Platz

Cologne, NRW 50923

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Returns to Elite Higher Education in the Marriage Market: Evidence from Chile

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 Aug 2013
Bocconi University - IGIER - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic ResearchBocconi University - Department of Economics, University of Cologne and Uppsala University, Universidad Catolica de la Santisima Concepcion
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Returns to education quality, higher education, marriage market, regression discontinuity, Chile

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On the Recursive Saddle Point Method

IGIER Working Paper No. 255
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Feb 2004
Matthias Messner and Nicola Pavoni
University of Cologne and Bocconi University - IGIER - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research
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Recursive saddle point, recursive contracts, dynamic programming

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The Dual Approach to Recursive Optimization: Theory and Examples

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 26 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2016
Nicola Pavoni, Christopher M. Sleet and Matthias Messner
Bocconi University - IGIER - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and University of Cologne
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Dynamic Programming, Duality, Dynamic Contracts

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Selling to the Mean

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2015
Nenad Kos and Matthias Messner
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and University of Cologne
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Optimal mechanism design, Robustness, Incentive compatibility, Individual rationality, Ambiguity aversion

Selling to the Mean

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5443
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Jul 2015
Nenad Kos and Matthias Messner
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and University of Cologne
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optimal mechanism design, robustness, incentive compatibility, individual rationality, ambiguity aversion

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Paying Politicians

IGIER Working Paper No. 246
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Dec 2003
Matthias Messner and Mattias Polborn
University of Cologne and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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Citizen-candidate model, political economy, private provision of public goods, wage for politicians

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The Design of Ambiguous Mechanisms

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2014
Alfredo Di Tillio, Nenad Kos and Matthias Messner
Bocconi University - Department of Economics, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and University of Cologne
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Optimal mechanism design, Ambiguity aversion, Incentive compatibility, Individual rationality

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Robust Political Equilibria Under Plurality and Runoff Rule

IGIER Working Paper No. 288
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Nov 2005
Matthias Messner and Mattias Polborn
University of Cologne and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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strategic voting, runoff rule, plurality rule, equilibrium refinement, trembling hand perfection, coalition-proofness

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Strong and Coalition - Proof Political Equilibria Under Plurality and Runoff Rule

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Sep 2005
Mattias Polborn and Matthias Messner
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and University of Cologne
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Recursive Methods for Incentive Problems

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2012
Matthias Messner, Nicola Pavoni and Christopher M. Sleet
University of Cologne, Bocconi University - IGIER - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
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Dynamic Contracts, Duality, Dynamic Programming

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Miscounts, Duverger's Law and Duverger's Hypothesis

IGIER Working Paper No. 380
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Apr 2011
Matthias Messner and Mattias Polborn
University of Cologne and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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Extremal Incentive Compatible Transfers

IGIER Working Paper No. 359
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Apr 2011
Nenad Kos and Matthias Messner
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and University of Cologne
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The Option to Wait in Collective Decisions

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Jan 2008
Matthias Messner and Mattias Polborn
University of Cologne and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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Supermajority rules, learning, investment, option value

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The Design of Ambiguous Mechanisms

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4949
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Sep 2014
Alfredo Di Tillio, Nenad Kos and Matthias Messner
Bocconi University - IGIER - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and University of Cologne
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optimal mechanism design, ambiguity aversion, incentive compatibility, individual rationality