Yves Le Yaouanq

Welcome! I am an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics of the Ecole Polytechnique (CREST-IP Paris) and at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich.

My work lies at the intersection of decision theory, behavioral economics and experimental economics.

You can download my CV here.

Working papers

Motivated cognition in a model of voting


Learning about one's self

with Peter Schwardmann (pre-analysis plan, experimental instructions)

forthcoming, Journal of the European Economic Association

Objective rationality foundations for (dynamic) alpha-MEU

with Mira Frick and Ryota Iijima

forthcoming, Journal of Economic Theory

Dual-self representations of ambiguity preferences

with Madhav Chandrasekher, Mira Frick and Ryota Iijima

forthcoming, Econometrica

This paper supersedes Boolean representations of preferences under ambiguity (Frick, Iijima, Le Yaouanq) and Source-dependent uncertainty aversion (Chandrasekher)

Experimentation with self-serving attribution biases

with Nina Hestermann

American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 13(3): 198-237, 2021.

An economic model of the meat paradox

with Nina Hestermann and Nicolas Treich

European Economic Review, 129, 103569, 2020.

Behavioral characterizations of naivete for time-inconsistent preferences

with David S. Ahn, Ryota Iijima and Todd Sarver

Review of Economic Studies, 86(6): 2319–2355, 2019.