Yosuke Yasuda


Princeton University

Ph.D. in Economics, September 2007

M.A. in Economics, January 2005

Fields: Game Theory, Industrial Organization, Market Design

Thesis Title: “Essays in Theoretical Industrial Organization”

University of Tokyo

B.A. in Economics, summa cum laude, March 2002

Fellowships and Awards


Grant-in-Aid for Science Research, Start-Up (project leader), “Desirable Design of School Choice: A

Matching Theory Approach,” 2008-2010

Grant-in-Aid for Science Research (co-project leader), Scientific Research (B), “Interaction between

Transportation Network Development and Management, and Urban Agglomeration,” Leader: yosuke  Okamoto, 2008-2011

Princeton University

Princeton University Fellowship, 2002-2006

Department of Economics Fellowship, 2002-2004

Graduate School Summer Fellowship, 2003-2006

University of Tokyo

Valedictorian of the Department of Economics, March 2002

Ouchi Hyoe Prize (best senior thesis in the Department of Economics), March 2002

Research Papers

Publications in Refereed Journals

Resolving Conflicting Preferences in School Choice: The “Boston Mechanism” Reconsidered (2011),

with Atila Abdulkadiroğlu and Yeon-Koo Che, American Economic Review, 101(1): 399-410.

Switching Cost Analysis on E-Money and Point Cards (2010), Operations Research, 55 (1): 19-24, in


Optimal Entry Regulation by Auctions: A Theory of Optimal Entry Auctions (2004), The Journal of

Social Science, 55 (3-4): 121- 138, in Japanese.

Working Papers

Oligopolistic Equilibrium and Bankruptcy (2011), with Carmen Beviá and Luis Corchón

Tiers, Preference Similarity, and the Limits on Stable Partners (2010), with Michihiro Kandori and Fuhito Kojima

Cooperation under Payoff Perturbations (2009), with Takako Fujiwara-Greve

Understanding Stable Matchings: A Non-Cooperative Approach (2008), with Michihiro Kandori and Fuhito Kojima

Expanding “Choice” in School Choice (2008), with Atila Abdulkadiroğlu and Yeon-Koo Che

Repeated Cooperation with Outside Options (2008), with Takako Fujiwara-Greve

The Theory of Collusion under Financial Constraints (2006)

The 40% Handicap Auction (2006)

Published Books (joint authorship, in Japanese)

School Choice Design: A Game Theory Approach (2010), NTT Publishing.

Mathematics in Economics (2008), Nihonhyoronsha.

Mobile Value Business (2008), Chuokeizaisha.

Other Articles (in Japanese)

Appealing Spectrum Auctions (2011), Nikkei Business, February 28.

Thinking School Choice from Institutional Design Viewpoint (2011), Chugakko, February.

Applying Auction Theory to Internet Search (2010), Nikkei Business, August 2.

Sovereign Risk and Fiscal Reconstruction (2010), The Nikkei, March 4.

Economics of Currency Crises (2010), Nikkei Business, February 8.

Game Theoretical Analysis on Bubbles (2009), The Nikkei, June 14-17, 20, 22-24.

Market Design Changes Economy (2009), Conundrum, Summer: 88-93.

Matching Market Design (2009), with Fuhito Kojima, Keizaiseminar, April-May: 135-145.

Economic Analysis on School Choice (2009), Economist, January 13: 46-49.

A Survey on Market Design (2008), The Nikkei, June 5.

Key Words are “Nash Equilibrium”: 5 Books for Introducing Game Theory (2006), Nikkei Business

Associé, May 16: 72-73.