Concordia University


Szilvia Pápai, PhD

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, Economics

Office: S-H 1155-19 
Henry F. Hall Building,
1455 De Maisonneuve W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 5016
Website(s): Szilvia Pápai


PhD: Caltech

Fields of specialization

Microeconomic Theory, Game Theory, Social Choice Theory

Research interests

Matching Theory, Axiomatic Resource Allocation, Coalition Formation 

Professional experience

    •    Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Finance, University of Notre Dame
    •    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Faculdade de Economia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
    •    Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Koc University


Fairness versus efficiency in matching problems

Balanced Circulation problems

Hedonic coalitions based on individual preferences

Selected Publications

Strategyproof Assignment by Hierarchical Exchange

 Econometrica (2000) 68: 1403-1433

Unique Stability in Simple Coalition Formation Games

Games and Economic Behavior (2004) 48: 337-354

Exchange in a general market with indivisible goods

Journal of Economic Theory (2007) 132: 208-237

Editorial Positions

Social Choice and Welfare

Associate Editor (since 2008)


Econ 695

Economic Design

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