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Matthew Thomas


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Selected Publications

  • "Asymmetric All-Pay Auctions with Spillovers," with Maria Betto, Theoretical Economics, Forthcoming.

Selected Presentations

  • Regulation of Wages and Hours. Simon School of Management. Rochester, NY (2023)
  • Regulation of Wages and Hours. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Champaign, IL (2023)
  • Regulation of Wages and Hours. Kellogg School of Management. Evanston, IL (2022)
  • Covert Discrimination and Self-promotion. Conference on Contests: Theory and Evidence. Berlin, Germany (2021)


Northwestern University
PhD, Economics
Northwestern University
MA, Economics
Williams College
BA, Economics and Mathematics

Fields of Interest

  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Auctions
  • Contests
  • Contracts

Professional Experience

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