Prof. Aner Sela

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Office Address:

Department of Economics
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
P.O. Box 653
Beer-Sheva 84105, Israel

Tel:

+972-8-647-2309

Fax:

+972-8-647-2941

E-Mail:

anersela@bgu.ac.il

 

Research Interests | General Information | Publications | Working Papers

 

Research Interests

    Economic Theory

    Game Theory

    Auction Theory

    Contest Theory

 

General Information

2013 -

Chair, Department of Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

2012 - 2013

Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, University of Exeter.

 

2009 - present

Professor, Department of Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

2007 - 2009

Chair, Department of Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

2005 - 2009

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

2005 - 2006

Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, University of Bonn.

2001 - 2005

Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

1998 - 2001

Lecturer, Department of Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

1997 - 1998

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Mannheim.

1996 - 1997

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Bonn.

1996

Ph.D Economics, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

 

Publications

      Dov Monderer and Aner Sela (1996)
A 2x2 Game Without the Fictitious Play Property. Games and Economic Behavior, 14, 244-148.

      Dov Monderer, Dov Samet and Aner Sela (1997)
Belief Affirming in Learning Processes. Journal of Economic Theory, 73, 438-458.

      Karl Schlag and Aner Sela (1998)
You Play (an Action) Only Once. Economics Letters, 3, 299-303.

      Shlomit Hon-Snir, Dov Monderer and Aner Sela (1998)
A Learning Approach to Auctions. Journal of Economic Theory, 82, 65-88.

      Dorothea Herreiner and Aner Sela (1999)
Fictitious Play in Coordination Games, International Journal of Game Theory, 28, 189-197

      Aner Sela (1999)
Fictitious Play in 'One-Against-All' Multi-player Games, Economic Theory, 14, 635-651

      Aner Sela (2000)
Fictitious play in 2x3 Games, Games and Economic Behavior,31,152-162.

      Benny Moldovanu and Aner Sela (2001)
The Optimal Allocation of Prizes in Contests, American Economic Review, 91, 542-558.

      Ezra Einy, Ori Haimanko, Ram Orzach and Aner Sela (2001)
Dominant Strategies, Superior Information, and Winnerís Curse in Second-Price Auctions, International Journal of Game Theory, 30(3), 405-412.

      Gadi Fibich, Arieh Gavious and Aner Sela (2002)
Low and High Types in Asymmetric First-Price Auctions, Economics Letters, 75(2), 283-287.

      Ezra Einy, Ori Haimanko, Ram Orzach and Aner Sela (2002)
Dominance Solvability of Second-Price Auctions with Differential Information, Journal of Mathematical Economics, 37, 247-258.

      Todd Kaplan, Israel Luski, Aner Sela and David Wettstein (2002)
All-Pay Auctions with Variable Rewards, Journal of Industrial Economics ,L(4),417-430.

      Benny Moldovanu and Aner Sela (2003)
Patent Licensing to Bertrand Competitors, International Journal of Industrial Organization 21(3), 1-13.

      Arieh Gavious, Benny Moldovanu and Aner Sela (2003)
Bid Costs and Endogenous Bid Caps, RAND Journal of Economics,33(4),709-722

      Gadi Fibich, Arieh Gavious and Aner Sela (2004)
Revenue Equivalence in Asymmetric Auctions, Journal of Economic Theory, 115, 309-321.

      Chen Cohen and Aner Sela (2005)
Manipulations in Contests, Economics Letters, 86, 135-139.

      Benny Moldovanu and Aner Sela (2006)
Contest Architecture,Journal of Economic Theory, 126(1), 70-97.

      Gadi Fibich, Arieh Gavious and Aner Sela (2006)
All-Pay Auctions with Weakly Risk-Averse Players, International Journal of Game Theory, vol. 4, 583-599.

      Benny Moldovanu, Aner Sela and Xianwen Shi (2007)
Contests for Status, Journal of Political Economy, 115(2), 338-363.

      Chen Cohen and Aner Sela (2007)
Contests with Ties, The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, Vol. 7, Iss. 1. (Contributions), Article 43.

      Chen Cohen and Aner Sela (2008)
Allocation of Prizes in Asymmetric All-Pay Auctions, European Journal of Political Economy, 24, 123-132.

      Benny Moldovanu, Aner Sela, Xianwen Shi (2008)
Competing Auctions with Endogenous Quantities, Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 141, 1-27.

      Chen Cohen, Todd Kaplan and Aner Sela (2008)
Optimal Rewards in Contests, RAND Journal of Economics, 39(2), 434-451.

      Heidrun C. Hoppe, Benny Moldovanu and Aner Sela (2009).
The Theory of Assortative Matching Based on Costly Signals, Review of Economic Studies, 76(1), 253-281.

      Todd Kaplan and Aner Sela (2010).
Effective Contests, Economics Letters, Vol. 106(1), 38-41.

         Aner Sela (2011)
Best-of-Three All-Pay Auctions, Economics Letters, 112(1), 67-70.

      Christian Groh, Benny Moldovanu, Aner Sela and Uwe Sunde (2012).
Optimal Seedings in Elimination Tournaments, Economic Theory, 49, 59-80.

         Benny Moldovanu, Aner Sela and Xianwen Shi (2012).
Carrots and Sticks: Prizes and Punishments in Contests, Economic Inquiry, 50(2), 453-462.

         Elad Aloni and Aner Sela (2012).
The Assortative Matching Scheme in a Survival Battle, Economics Letters, 117, 272-275.

         Aner Sela (2012)
Sequential Two-Prize Contests, Economic Theory, 51(2), 383-395.

         Aner Sela and Eyal Erez (2013)

††††††††† Dynamic Contests with Resource Constraints, Social Choice and Welfare, 41(4), 863-882.

         Reut Megidish and Aner Sela (2013)
Allocation of Prizes in Contests with Participation Constraints, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 22(4), 713-727.

         Reut Megidish and Aner Sela (2014)

††††††††† Sequential Contests with Synergy and Budget Constraints, Social Choice and Welfare, 42(1), 215-243.

         Ella Segev and Aner Sela (2014)

††††††††† Sequential All-Pay Auctions with Noisy Outputs, Journal of Mathematical Economics, 50(1), 251-261.

         Reut Megidish and Aner Sela (2014)

††††††††† Caps in Sequential Contests, Economic Inquiry, 52(2), 608-617.

         Ella Segev and Aner Sela

††††††††† Sequential All-Pay Auctions with Head Starts, Social Choice and Welfare, forthcoming.

 

 

 

 

 

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