Research

Publications

1. Liberty, security, and accountability: The rise and fall of illiberal democracies (with Gabriele Gratton)
Review of Economic Studies [accepted].
* Winner of the Oliver Williamson Best Paper Award at 2021 SIOE Conference [Announcement].
* In the media: ProMarket article [here] 10/20/2021.

2. Gridlock, leverage, and policy bundling
Journal of Public Economics, 212, 2022. [preprint]

3. A characterization of proportionally representative committees (with Haris Aziz)
Games and Economic Behavior, 133, 2022, pp. 248–255. [preprint]

4. Political capital (with Gabriele Gratton and Richard Holden)
Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization [forthcoming]. [preprint]

5. The capacity constrained facility location problem (with H. Aziz, H. Chan and D. C. Parkes)
Games and Economic Behavior, 124, 2020, pp. 478–490. [preprint]

6. The expanding approvals rule: Improving proportional representation and monotonicity (with H. Aziz)
Social Choice and Welfare, 54(1), 2020, pp. 1–45. [preprint]

7. Voting on large graphs: An application of graph limit theory
Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems — Series A, 38(4), 2018, pp. 1719–1744. [preprint]

Working Papers

2. Legislative hostage-taking (with Giovanni Andreottola)

3. Strategyproof and proportionally fair facility location (with Haris Aziz, Alex Lam, and Toby Walsh)

4. Proportionally Representative Clustering (with Haris Aziz and Sean Morota Chu)

Conference Publications

1. Strategyproof and proportionally fair facility location (with H. Aziz, A. Lam, and T. Walsh)
WINE: Conference on Web and Internet Economics, 2022 [Abstract only]

2. Proportionally representative participatory budgeting with ordinal preferences (with H. Aziz)
AAAI: Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2021, pp. 5110–5118.

3. Facility location problem with capacity constraints: Algorithmic and mechanism design perspectives (with H. Aziz, H. Chan, B. Li and T. Walsh)
AAAI: Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2020, pp. 1806–1813.

4. The political economy of blockchain governance (with D. J. Moroz and D. C. Parkes)
Cryptoeconomic Systems (MIT Press: online journal), 2020. [Abstract only, working paper - due to be updated]

5. The capacity constrained facility location problem (with H. Aziz, H. Chan and D. C. Parkes)
WINE:
Conference on Web and Internet Economics, 2019, pp. 336. [Abstract only, GEB journal version]

6. Proportionally representative participatory budgeting: Axioms and algorithms (with H. Aziz and N. Talmon)
AAMAS: International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, 2018, pp. 23–31.

7. Sub-committee approval voting and generalised representation axioms (with H. Aziz)
AIES: AAAI/ACM Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Ethics, and Society, 2018, pp. 3–9.

Co-authors

  • Giovanni Andreottola (WU Vienna)

  • Haris Aziz (UNSW)

  • Hau Chan (U. Nebraska-Lincoln)

  • Gabriele Gratton (UNSW)

  • Richard Holden (UNSW)

  • Alexander Lam (UNSW, PhD Candidate)

  • Bo Li (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

  • Daniel Moroz (Harvard University, PhD Candidate)

  • Sean Morota Chu (UNSW, undergraduate)

  • David C. Parkes (Harvard University)

  • Nimrod Talmon (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)

  • Toby Walsh (Data61 and UNSW)