Miralles, Antonio

Associate Professor

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain



Max Weber alumnus

Department of Economics

Cohort(s): 2009/2010

Ph.D. Institution

Boston University, United States


My research interests are in Game Theory, Mechanism Design and Economic Policy. I do research on auctions and collusion, on mechanisms to allocate goods without monetary transfers and on the efficient assignment of children to public schools. I also have an interest in Political Economy, with research work done on privatization and the regulation of local services.
I have accepted an Assistant Professor position at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, which will start in September 2010 after the completion of the Max Weber Programme fellowship.
I hold a Ph.D. in Economics from Boston University. The title of my Ph.D. Dissertation is “Mechanism Design without Transfers”. My advisors are Professors Barton Lipman, Andrew F. Newman and Zvika Neeman. Other degrees I have are: Ph.D. in Economics at the Universitat de Barcelona (2006, main advisor: Professor Germà Bel), M.Sc. in Economics with Distinction at University College London (2002, supervisor: Professor Tilman Börgers), and B.A. in Economics at the Universitat de Barcelona (1999).
I have articles accepted by Economic Theory, Mathematical Social Sciences, Revista de Economía Aplicada, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy and Urban Studies (the last one jointly with Germà Bel). I have a paper on evaluation (revise and resubmit) at the Journal of Economic Theory.

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