Matias Iaryczower is Professor of Politics at Princeton University, and Director of the Research Program in Political Economy. He received his Ph.D in Economics from UCLA in 2005, and was Assistant Professor of Economics at the California Institute of Technology 2005-10. His research uses game theory and empirical methods to study how institutions and strategic considerations shape collective decision-making in courts, legislatures, and elections.

Selected Publications

"Can Words Get in the Way? The Effect of Deliberation in Collective Decision-Making," with Matthew Shum and Xiaoxia Shi. Journal of Political Economy, Vol.126, No.2, 2018, pp. 688-734.

"Competing for Loyalty: The Dynamics of Rallying Support," with Santiago Oliveros. American Economic Review, Vol.107, No.10, October 2017, pp. 2990-3005.

"Power Brokers: Middlemen in Legislative Bargaining," with Santiago Oliveros. Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 162, March 2016, pp. 209-236.

"The Value of Information in the Court: Get it Right, Keep it Tight," with Matthew Shum. American Economic Review, Vol. 102, No. 1, Feb. 2012 , pp. 202-237.

Selected Honors and Awards

NSF grant SBE - RCUK 1757191 (2018-2021): "Sequential Bargaining with Externalities", with Santiago Oliveros.