I am a postdoc in Economics at NYU Abu Dhabi. My research interests lie within behavioral and experimental economics and the economics of networks, with a particular interest on understanding problems of inequality and exclusion.

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  1. James Andreoni and the quest for others in our utility functions. J. Public Economic Theory, 2018. (with N. Nikiforakis)

  2. Equilibrium characterization of networks under conflicting preferences. Economic Letters, 2017 (with P. Hernandez, G. Martinez, A. Sanchez)

  3. Conflict and Segregation in Networks: An Experiment on the Interplay between Individual Preferences and Social Influence. J. Dynamic and Games, 2016 (with L. Ellwardt, P. Hernandez, G. Martinez)

  4. The Strategic Role of Non-Binding Communication. J. Applied Mathematics: Special Issue on Experimental Game Theory and its Application in Sociology and Pol. Science, 2015. (with L. Palacio, A. Cortés)

  5. The Bargaining Power of Commitment: An Experiment on the Effects of Threats in the Hawk-Dove Game. Rationality and Society, 2015 (with L. A. Palacio, A. Cortes)

  6. Heterogeneous Network Games: Conflicting Preferences. Games and Economic Behavior, 2013 (with P. Hernandez, A. Sanchez)
    * This paper was derived from my single-authored master thesis

Working papers

  1. Integration and diversity (with S. Goyal, P. Hernández, G. Martínez, F. Moisan, A. Sánchez)
    [R&R Experimental Economics]

  2. Collaborative production networks among unequal actors (with J. Dijkstra, R. Wittek, A. Flache)
    [R&R Network Science]

  3. Business culture: The role of relational proximity and contract incompleteness (with E. Reuben)

  4. The limits of transparency on embezzlement and bribery (with D. Parra, L. Palacio)

In preparation

  1. Second- and third-party counter-punishment (with N. Nikiforakis)

  2. Communication and contracts in multitask principal-agent relations (with E. Reuben)

  3. Web of Lies (with K. Makovi)


Application of Theories

  • Course on research design and causality in social sciences
  • Undergraduate level
  • Taught from 2011 to 2014
  • Website

Social Networks

  • Introductory course on social networks in Economics
  • Course: completely designed by me for a summer school
  • Taught in 2013
  • Website