Erya Yang

Erya Yang
Sun Yat-Sen University | SYSU · Business School

PhD

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Education
August 2016 - June 2022
University of California, Irvine
Field of study
  • Economics

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Publications (8)
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This paper uses the rank-dependent expected utility (RDEU) model to capture the effects of optimism and pessimism on the choice between a pre-trial settlement and a trial (or more generally, between a private settlement and a litigation). These two legal procedures are described as a bargaining game and a contest game, respectively. My models predi...
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We model a broad range of incentives that one person (called a planner) can use to affect choices of another agent (called a doer). For instance, a planner can regulate her own future decisions by self-control, willpower, promises, resolutions etc. She can affect other individuals by monetary payments , commands, advertising, persuasion, or by sele...
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In this paper, I refine the random utility model (RUM) of Block and Marschak (1959) to represent stochastic choice data with quasi-linear types. In my framework, choices are observed across pairs of goods and money. The random quasi-linear utility function is identified uniquely in my model. This identification implies a unique social welfare aggre...
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A Correction to this paper has been published: 10.1007/s40505-021-00211-1
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This paper incorporates fairness constraints into the classic single-unit reduced-form implementation problem (Border in Economet J Econ Soc, 59(4):1175–1187, 1991, Econ Theory 31(1):167–181, 2007; Che et al. in Econometrica 81(6): 2487–2520, 2013; Manelli and Vincent in Econometrica, 78(6):1905–1938, 2010) with two agents. To do so, I use a new ap...
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To delegate future choices, planners can influence doers in various ways. In the intrapersonal case, a planner can motivate her future self by commitments , promises, deadlines etc. In the interpersonal case, doers can be selected and/or persuaded to change their beliefs. Even if delegations and persuasions are not observed directly, they can be st...
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To delegate future choices, planners can influence doers in various ways. In the intrapersonal case, a planner can motivate her future self by commitments , promises, deadlines etc. In the interpersonal case, doers can be selected and/or persuaded to change their beliefs. Even if delegations and persuasions are not observed directly, they can be st...

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