maciej h kotowski
I am an Associate Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School. My research and teaching focus on microeconomic theory. I am particularly interested in auctions, mechanism and market design, matching markets, and economic networks.
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Maciej H. Kotowski
John F. Kennedy School of Government
79 JFK Street, Cambridge MA 02138, USA
e-mail: maciej_kotowski [at] hks.harvard.edu
office: L-210 at Harvard Kennedy School [ map ]
office hours: by appointment only teaching
I am teaching the following courses in the 2018-19 academic year.
Advanced Microeconomic Analysis I [api 109 :: fall 2018] An advanced course in microeconomic theory for Harvard Kennedy School
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Microeconomic Theory I [api 111 / econ 2020a / hbs 4010 :: fall 2018] An advanced course in microeconomic theory for PhD and graduate students from a variety of Harvard departments and schools.
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[ pdf ] Syllabus published + forthcoming papers
Multiperiod Matching (with Sangram V. Kadam) [
link ] International Economic Review 59(4):1927-1947, 2018.
Time Horizons, Lattice Structures, and Welfare in Multi-period Matching Markets (with Sangram V. Kadam) [
link ] Games and Economic Behavior 112:1-20, 2018.
On Asymmetric Reserve Prices [
link ] Theoretical Economics 13(1):205-238, 2018.
If Many Seek, Ye Shall Find: Search Externalities and New Goods (with Richard J. Zeckhauser) [
link ] American Economic Journal: Microeconomics 9(4):42-73, 2017.
Bribing in First-Price Auctions: Corrigendum (with Shiran Rachmilevitch) [
link ] Games and Economic Behavior 87:616-618, 2014.
The War of Attrition and the Revelation of Valuable Information (with Fei Li) [
link ] Economics Letters 124:420-423, 2014.
On the Continuous Equilibria of Affiliated-Value, All-Pay Auctions with Private Budget Constraints (with Fei Li) [
link ] Games and Economic Behavior 85C:84-108, 2014.
Auction Choice for Ambiguity-Averse Sellers Facing Strategic Uncertainty: Comment [
link ] Games and Economic Behavior 72(2):448-451, 2011. drafts + working papers
Efficient Division When Preferences are Private: Using the Expected Externality Mechanism (with Christina Aperjis and
Richard J. Zeckhauser) [
link ] HKS Faculty Research Working Paper RWP19-014 | March 19, 2019.
First-Price Auctions with Budget Constraints [
pdf ] Working Paper | January 30, 2019.
Trading Networks and Equilibrium Intermediation (with C. Matthew Leister) [
link ] HKS Faculty Research Working Paper RWP18-001 | May 22, 2018.
A Note on Stability in One-to-One, Multi-period Matching Markets [
pdf ] Working Paper | December 28, 2015.
Signaling with Audits: Mimicry, Wasteful Expenditures, and Non-Compliance in a Model of Tax Enforcement (with David A. Weisbach and Richard J. Zeckhauser) [
link ] HKS Faculty Research Working Paper RWP14-001 | January 28, 2014. other documents + professional matters
In compliance with conflict of interest policies at Harvard Kennedy School, here [
pdf ] you can find a statement outlining my outside professional activities and potential conflicts of interest.