Felix Várdy

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

700 19th Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20431

United States

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Scholarly Papers (20)

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The Limits of Meritocracy

Number of pages: 102 Posted: 21 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2019
John Morgan, Justin Tumlinson and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group, Loughborough University and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Contest Theory; Mechanism Design; Auctions

The Limits of Meritocracy

IMF Working Paper No. 18/231
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 10 Dec 2018
John Morgan, Justin Tumlinson and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley, Loughborough University and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Meritocracy, Efficiency, Level Playing Field, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis, Market Design, Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement, Organization of Production

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Diversity in the Workplace

IMF Working Paper No. 06/237
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Nov 2006
Felix Várdy and John Morgan
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group
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Negative Vote Buying and the Secret Ballot

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Nov 2010
John Morgan and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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negative vote buying, lobbying, abstention, secret ballot, elections

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Corruption, Competition, and Contracts: A Model of Vote Buying

IMF Working Paper No. 06/11
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
Felix Várdy and John Morgan
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group
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Vote buying, lobbying, corruption, elections

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On the Merits of Meritocracy

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Apr 2012
John Morgan, Dana Sisak and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Passion Over Reason? Mixed Motives and the Optimal Size of Voting Bodies

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2012
John Morgan and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Constitution Design, Information Aggregation, Expressive Voting

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Cheap Money and Risk Taking: Opacity versus Fundamental Risk

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2012
Burkhard Drees, Bernhard Eckwert and Felix Várdy
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - IMF Institute, Bielefeld University - Department of Business Administration and Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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The Value of Commitment in Stackelberg Games with Observation Costs

Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 374-400
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Jan 2006
Felix Várdy
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Stackelberg duopoly, Observation cost, Value of commitment

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The Internal Job Market of the Imf's Economist Program

IMF Working Paper No. 04/190
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Feb 2006
Gregory M. Barron and Felix Várdy
Lax Sebenius LLC and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Matching, stability, marriage problem, deferred acceptance algorithm, Gale-Shapley, entry-level job market

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Do Procurement Rules Impact Infrastructure Investment Efficiency? An Empirical Analysis of Inversao Das Fases in Sao Paulo State

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5528
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank, World Bank, affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Government Procurement, E-Business, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Contract Law, Investment and Investment Climate

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On the Buyability of Voting Bodies

IMF Working Paper No. 07/165
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Aug 2007
John Morgan and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Working Paper, Corruption, Competition, Public sector

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An Experimental Study of Commitment in Stackelberg Games with Observation Costs

Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 401-423, November 2004
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Jan 2006
John Morgan and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Stackelberg Duopoly, Experiments, Observation Costs, Commitment

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Reforming the IMF

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 25 Nov 2010
John Morgan and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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The Value of Commitment in Contests and Tournaments When Observation is Costly

UC Berkeley Competition Policy Center Working Paper No. CPC05-52
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Jan 2005
Felix Várdy and John Morgan
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group
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Contests, tournaments, rent-seeking, commitment, costly leader games

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The Ponds Dilemma

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5539
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Oct 2015
John Morgan, Dana Sisak and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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The Ponds Dilemma

The Economic Journal, Vol. 128, Issue 611, pp. 1634-1682, 2018
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Jun 2018
John Morgan, Dana Sisak and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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The Fragility of Commitment

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Feb 2011
John Morgan and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Cournot, Bertrand, Stackelberg, Observation Cost, Value of Commitment, First-Mover Advantage, Second-Mover Advantage, Costly Leader Game

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The Effects of Higher Bank Capital Requirements on Credit in Peru

IMF Working Paper No. 18/222
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Nov 2018
University of Pennsylvania, School of Arts & Sciences, Department of Economics, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund
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Bank credit, Peru, Capital requirements, Western Hemisphere, bank regulation, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Government Policy and Regulation

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Demand for Slant: How Abstention Shapes Voters' Choice of News Media

The Economic Journal, Vol. 125, Issue 587, pp. 1327-1368, 2015
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Sep 2015
Santiago Oliveros and Felix Várdy
affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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The Internal Job Market of the Imf's Economist Program

IMF Staff Papers, Vol. 52, December 2005
Posted: 02 Feb 2006
Greg Barron and Felix Várdy
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Matching, stability, marriage problem, deferred acceptance algorithm, Gale-Shapley, entry-level job market

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Can Negotiations Prevent Fish Wars?

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 24, pp. 1265-1280, July 2000
Posted: 02 Jan 2006
Harold Houba, Koos Sneek and Felix Várdy
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Tragedy of the commons, Fish quota, Variable threats, Markov perfect equilibrium