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About Yeon-Koo Che

I am Kelvin J. Lancaster Professor of Economic Theory at Columbia University. I received a PhD in Economics at the Stanford University in 1991. The same year, I became an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. There, I was promoted to Associated Professor with tenure in 1997 and to Professor in 2000. I joined the Columbia University as Professor of Economics in 2005. My research focuses on market design, auction theory, mechanism design, contract theory and law and economics. I served as editor of Journal of Industrial Economics and associate editor of Journal of Economic Theory. I am currently serving as associate editor of Econometrica and Theoretical Economics. I received the Cho Rakkyo Prize in 2008 and the Maekyung-KAEA economist award in 2009. I was elected Fellow of Econometric Society in 2009.


Present Kelvin J. Lancaster Professor of Economic Theory, Columbia University

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