LEEAT YARIV

Research

completed papers

Optimal Dynamic Matching, August 2015, revised October 2016, joint with Mariagiovanna Baccara and SangMok Lee.
An Experimental Study of Decentralized Matching, April 2011, revised October 2013, joint with Federico Echenique.
Decentralized Matching with Aligned Preferences, March 2009, joint with Muriel Niederle, NBER Working Paper Number 14840.
Safety in Markets: An Impossibility Theorem for Dutch Books, August 2005, revised July 2007, joint with David Laibson.

published and forthcoming papers

Deliberating Collective Decisions, 2017, joint with Jimmy Chan, Alessandro Lizzeri, and Wing Suen, The Review of Economic Studies, forthcoming.
What Makes Voters Turn Out: The Effects of Polls and Beliefs, 2017, joint with Marina Agranov, Jacob K. Goeree, and Julian Romero, Journal of the European Economic Association, forthcoming.
Link to No Polls, Perfect Polls, and Lab Polls Instructions
Collective Self-Control, 2016, joint with Alessandro Lizzeri, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, forthcoming.
Experiments on Decisions Under Uncertainty: A Theoretical Framework, 2016, joint with Eran Shmaya, The American Economic Review, Volume 106(7), 1775-1801.
Choosing Peers: Homophily and Polarization in Groups, 2016, joint with Mariagiovanna Baccara, Journal of Economic Theory, Volume 165, 152-178.
Conformity in the Lab, 2015, joint with Jacob K. Goeree, The Journal of the Economic Science Association, Volume 1(1), pages 15-28.
Government Policy with Time Inconsistent Voters, 2015, joint with Alberto Bisin and Alessandro Lizzeri, The American Economic Review, Volume 105(6), pages 1711-1737.
The Interplay between Theory and Experiments, 2015, in the Handbook of Experimental Economic Methodology (edited by Guillaume Frechette and Andrew Schotter), Oxford University Press.
Collective Dynamic Choice: The Necessity of Time Inconsistency, 2015, joint with Matthew O. Jackson, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Volume 7(4), 150-178.
Present Bias and Collective Dynamic Choice in the Lab, 2014, joint with Matthew O. Jackson, The American Economic Review, Volume 104(12), pages 4184-4204.
Child-Adoption Matching: Preferences for Gender and Race, 2014, joint with Mariagiovanna Baccara, Allan Collard-Wexler, and Leonardo Felli, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Volume 6(3), pages 133-158.
Homophily in Peer Groups, 2013, joint with Mariagiovanna Baccara, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Volume 5(3), pages 69-96.
A Field Study on Matching with Network Externalities, 2012, joint with Mariagiovanna Baccara, Ayse Imrohoroglu, and Alistair Wilson The American Economic Review, Volume 102(5), pages 1773-1804 (lead article).
An Experimental Study of Collective Deliberation, 2011, joint with Jacob K. Goeree, Econometrica, Volume 79(3), pages 893-921.
Network Games, 2010, joint with Andrea Galeotti, Sanjeev Goyal, Matthew O. Jackson, and Fernando Vega-Redondo, The Review of Economic Studies, Volume 77(1), pages 218-244.
The 1/d Law of Giving, 2010, joint with Jacob K. Goeree, Margaret A. McConnell, Tiffany Mitchell, and Tracey Tromp, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Volume 2(1), 183-203.
Diffusion, Strategic Interaction, and Social Structure, 2010, joint with Matthew O. Jackson, in the Handbook of Social Economics, (edited by Benhabib, Bisin, and Jackson), Elsevier.
Costly Expertise, 2008, joint with Dino Gerardi, The American Economic Review (Papers and Proceedings), Volume 98(2), pages 187-193.
Information Acquisition in Committees, 2007, joint with Dino Gerardi, Games and Economic Behavior, Volume 62, pages 436-459.
Diffusion of Behavior and Equilibrium Properties in Network Games, 2007, joint with Matthew O. Jackson, The American Economic Review (Papers and Proceedings), Volume 97(2), pages 92-98.
Social Networks and the Diffusion of Behavior, 2007, joint with Matthew O. Jackson, Yale Economic Review, Volume 3(2), pages 42-47.
Deliberative Voting, 2007, joint with Dino Gerardi, Journal of Economic Theory, Volume 134, pages 317-338.
Diffusion on Social Networks, 2006, joint with Matthew O. Jackson, Economie Publique, Volume 16(1), pages 69-82.
What's in a Surname? The Effects of Surname Initials on Academic Success, 2006, joint with Liran Einav, The Journal of Economic Perspectives, Volume 20(1), pages 175-188.
Link to faculty data, publications data, working paper version with probits and toy model

[Featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Slate, The Washington Post, Forbes Magazine, The Boston Globe, Telegraph, among others]
Frequent Social Comparisons, Self-Esteem, and Negative Emotions and Behaviors: The Dark Side of Social Comparisons, 2006, joint with Judith White, Ellen Langer, and Johnny Welch, The Journal of Adult Development, Volume 13(1), pages 36-44.
Games with Espionage, 2004, joint with Eilon Solan, Games and Economic Behavior, Volume 47(1), pages 172-199.
Repeated Games with Incomplete Information on One Side: The Case of Different Discounting Factors, 1999, joint with Ehud Lehrer, Mathematics of Operations Research, Volume 24(1), pages 204-218.
A Note on Repeated Games with Non-Monotonic Value, 1997, International Journal of Game Theory, Volume 26(2), pages 229-234.

other

Book Review of Explorations in Pragmatic Economics, by George A. Akerlof, Oxford University Press, 2007, The Journal of Economic Literature, Volume 45(2), pages 429-432.
Book review of Case-Based Decisions, by Itzhak Gilboa and David Schmeidler, Cambridge University Press, 2003, Economic Journal, Volume 113(485), pages F191-F192.
Last updated: January 2017