Antonio Penta

Assistant Professor


Completed and Submitted Papers:

(New Version) Full Implementation and Belief Restrictions (joint with: Mariann Ollar)
Download: (New Version with new results: October 2014) pdf

Endogenous Depth of Reasoning (joint with: Larbi Alaoui) (2nd R&R at Review of Economic Studies)
Download: (Latest Version: January 2015) pdf
(The new version contains the application to the `Five Little Treasures of Game Theory'.)

Robust Dynamic Mechanism Design (Conditionally Accepted by Journal of Economic Theory)
Download: (Latest Version: March 2015) pdf

Articles Published in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

On the Structure of Rationalizability on Arbitrary Spaces of Uncertainty, Theoretical Economics, 8 (2013), 405-430 pdf
(Some typographic errors are corrected here: pdf)

Higher Order Uncertainty and Information: Static and Dynamic Games, Econometrica, Vol. 80, No. 2 (March, 2012), 631-660 pdf
(On the Richness Condition: pdf) (Previous versions of the paper circulated under the title Higher Order Beliefs in Dynamic Environments)

Multilateral Bargaining and Walrasian Equilibrium Journal of Mathematical Economics, Volume 47, Issues 4-5, August-October 2011, Pages 417-424 pdf

Interactive Epistemology and Solution Concepts for Games with Asymmetric Information (joint with: P. Battigalli, A. Di Tillio and E. Grillo), The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics: Vol. 11 (Advances), Article 6 pdf

Articles Published in Edited Volumes:

Robustness of the Uniqueness of Walrasian Equilibrium with Cobb-Douglas Utilities
(joint with: David Cass, Abhinash Borah, Maxym Kryshko, Kyungmin Kim, Jonathan Pogach), in "The Collected Writings of David Cass - Part C", ed. S. Spears, Emerald Group Puplishing Limited, 2011. Download the PIER Working Paper 09-038: pdf

Voting (joint with: J.Pogach, A.Sandroni, D.Selman, M.Tincani), in The Encyclopedia of Complexity and Systems Science , ed. Robert A. Meyers, Springer (2009)

Work in progress:

Efficient Auctions and Robust Mechanism Design: A New Approach
(joint with: Kyungmin Kim)
Download: (Latest Version: April 2013) pdf

Strategic Thinking and Value of Reasoning: Theory and Applications to Five `Little Treasures' of Game Theory (joint with: Larbi Alaoui)
Download: (Latest Version: March 2013) [under revision]
(The updated version of the analysis of the `Five Little Treasures of Game Theory' is now incorporated in the paper Endogenous Depth of Reasoning)

Common Agency and Coordinated Bids in Sponsored Search Auctions (joint with: F.Decarolis (Boston Univ.) and M.Goldmanis (Royal Holloway))
(New version coming soon) Winner of the NET Institute 2013 award.

(Preliminary Draft available upon request) Backward Induction Reasoning in Incomplete Information Games

Nice Games with Incomplete Information and Belief Restrictions (joint with: Mariann Ollar)