Yves Le Yaouanq

Welcome! I am an Assistant Professor in economics 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

Objective rationality foundations for (dynamic) alpha-MEU

with Mira Frick and Ryota Iijima

Resubmitted to Journal of Economic Theory

Dual-self representations of ambiguity preferences

with Madhav Chandrasekher, Mira Frick and Ryota Iijima

Resubmitted to Econometrica

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

Learning about one's self

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

Revise and resubmit, Journal of the European Economic Association

Motivated cognition in a model of voting


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.