Carnegie Mellon University

Alexey Kushnir

Alexey Kushnir

Assistant Professor of Economics

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  • TEP - Tepper Building - Room 5228
  • 412-268-6079
Address
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Education

  • The Pennsylvania State University - Ph D (Economics) - 2010
  • New Economic School - MA - 2006
  • Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology - MS (Physics and Mathematics) - 2006
  • Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology - BS (Physics and Mathematics) - 2004

Research

Economic Theory, Market and Mechanism Design, Network Theory, Matching Markets, Auctions

Publications

Working Papers

  • On Linear Transformations of Intersections

    (author(s): Alexey Kushnir, Shuo Liu)

  • A Geometric Approach to Mechanism Design

    (author(s): Alexey Kushnir, Jacob Goeree)

  • Targeted vs. Collective Information Sharing in Networks

    (author(s): Alexey Kushnir, Alexandru Nichifor)

  • Optimal Income Taxation with Endogenous Prices

    (author(s): Alexey Kushnir, Robertas Zubrickas)

  • On the Equivalence of Bayesian and Dominant Strategy Implementation for Environments with Non-Linear Utilities

    (author(s): Alexey Kushnir, Shuo Liu)

Awards and Honors

  • 2nd prize at European Science Days for paper "Harmful Signaling in Matching Markets" (2010)
  • Pennsylvania State University - RGSO Dissertation Support Grant (2010)
  • Pennsylvania State University - Department of Economics Outstanding Undergraduate Instructor Award (2009)
  • Pennsylvania State University - Summer Fellowship (2007)
  • New Economic School - Best Student Paper Award (2006)
  • Pennsylvania State University - Graduate Scholar Award (2006)
  • Pennsylvania State University - Teaching Assistantship (2006-09) (2006)
  • New Economic School - Fellowship (2004-06) (2004)
  • Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology - Academic Council Fellowship (2003)
  • Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology - Mayor-of- Moscow Fellowship (2002-04) (2002)

University Service

  • Microeconomics theory seminar, Seminar Organizer, Organize Microeconomics theory seminar (2016 - 2017)
  • Job Market Hiring Committee, Committee Member (2015 - 2016)