M. Bumin Yenmez


Associate Professor of Economics (with tenure)

Boston College

Research Fields:

Market and Mechanism Design

Choice Theory

Research Topics:

Diversity

Fair Resource Allocation

Intradistrict and Interdistrict School Choice

Externalities and Peer Effects

 

Curriculum Vitae




    Working Papers

1.      Interdistrict School Choice: A Theory of Student Assignment” with Isa Hafalir and Fuhito Kojima

2.      When Does an Additional Stage Improve Welfare in Centralized Assignment?” with Battal Dogan

3.      Unified Versus Divided Enrollment in School Choice: Improving Student Welfare in Chicago” with Battal Dogan

4.      Incentivized Kidney Exchange” with Tayfun Sonmez and Utku Unver (R&R at American Economic Review)

5.      Consistent Pareto Improvement over the Student Optimal Stable Mechanism” with Battal Dogan

6.      Closure and Preferenceswith Christopher Chambers and Alan Miller GSIA Working Paper #2015-E36

7.      Matching with Externalities” with Marek Pycia (revision requested at Review of Economic Studies)

8.      "Common Enrollment in School Choice" with Mehmet Ekmekci GSIA Working Paper #2014-E20 (R&R at Theoretical Economics)
(previously
Integrating Schools for Centralized Admissions)

              Published and Forthcoming Papers by Topic (with some duplicates)

Matching:

1.   A College Admissions Clearinghouse Journal of Economic Theory, 176: 859-85, July 2018 (WP Version)

2.   "Choice and Matching" with Christopher ChambersAmerican Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 9(3): 126-47, August 2017 (WP Version)

3.   "Manipulability of Stable Mechanisms" with Peter Chen, Michael Egesdal and Marek Pycia - American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 8(2): 202-14, May 2016 (WP Version)

4.   "Median Stable Matchings in Two-Sided Markets" with Peter Chen, Michael Egesdal and Marek Pycia - Games and Economic Behavior, 97: 64-69, May 2016 (WP Version)

5.   "How to Control Controlled School Choice" with Federico Echenique - American Economic Review, 105(8): 2679-94, August 2015 (Web Appendix) (WP Version) (Corrigendum by Battal Dogan)

6.   "School Choice with Controlled Choice Constraints: Hard Bounds vs. Soft Bounds" with Lars Ehlers, Isa E. Hafalir and Muhammed A. YildirimJournal of Economic Theory, 153: 648-683, September 2014 (WP Version)

7.   "Incentive Compatible Matching Mechanisms: Consistency with Various Stability Notions" – American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 5(4): 120-141, November 2013 (Previously part of "Incentive Compatible Market Design with an Application to Matching with Wages") (WP Version)

8.   "Effective Affirmative Action in School Choice" with Isa E. Hafalir and Muhammed A. YildirimTheoretical Economics, 8(2): 325-363, May 2013 (WP Version) (Note on definition of stability.)

9.   "The Revealed Preference Theory of Stable and Extremal Stable Matchings" with Federico Echenique, SangMok Lee, and Matthew ShumEconometrica, 81(1): 153-171, January 2013 (Web Appendix) (WP Version)

10. "Median Stable Matching for Markets with Wages" with Michael Schwarz Journal of Economic Theory, 146(2): 619-637, March 2011 (Web Appendix) (WP Version)

11. "A Solution to Matching with Preferences over Colleagues" with Federico Echenique - Games and Economic Behavior, 59(1): 46-71, April 2007 (WP Version)

Choice:

1.   On Lexicographic Choice” with Christopher ChambersEconomics Letters, 171:222-224, October 2018

2.   A Simple Characterization of Responsive Choice” with Christopher Chambers Games and Economic Behavior, 111:217-221, September 2018

3.   "Choice and Matching" with Christopher ChambersAmerican Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 9(3): 126-47, August 2017 (WP Version)

4.   "How to Control Controlled School Choice" with Federico Echenique - American Economic Review, 105(8): 2679-94, August 2015 (Web Appendix) (WP Version) (Corrigendum by Battal Dogan)

Mechanism Design:

1.   "Manipulability of Stable Mechanisms" with Peter Chen, Michael Egesdal and Marek Pycia - American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 8(2): 202-14, May 2016 (WP Version)

2.   "Incentive Compatible Market Design with Applications" – (Previously part of "Incentive Compatible Market Design with an Application to Matching with Wages") - International Journal of Game Theory, 44(3): 543-569, August 2015 (WP Version)

3.   "Pricing in Position Auctions and Online Advertising" - Economic Theory, 55(1): 243-256, January 2014 (WP Version)

4.   "Incentive Compatible Matching Mechanisms: Consistency with Various Stability Notions" – American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 5(4): 120-141, November 2013 (Previously part of "Incentive Compatible Market Design with an Application to Matching with Wages") (WP Version)

5.   "Dissolving Multi-Partnerships Efficiently" – Journal of Mathematical Economics, 48(2): 77-82, March 2012 (WP Version)