Mustafa Oğuz Afacan

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Faculty Member

2008-2012  Stanford University, Ph.D in Economics


2006-2008  Sabancı University, MA in Economics


2001-2006  Middle East Technical University, BS in Mathematics/Economics
Areas of Interest
Primary: Matching Theory, Mechanism Design, Game Theory, Microeconomic Theory

Secondary: Industrial Organization, Political Economy
Econometric Society, Game Theory Society, EU Matching in Practice
  • Article
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz and Dur, Umut Mert (2020) "Constrained stability in two-sided matching markets". Published Online First
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz (2020) "Graduate admission with financial support", Journal of mathematical economics, Vol.87, 114-127 (SCI, SSCI)
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz (2019) "Matching with restricted trade", International Journal of Game Theory, Vol.48, No.3, 957-977 (SCI, SSCI)
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz (2019) "A task-allocation problem", Journal of Mathematical Economics, Vol.82, 285-290 (SCI, SSCI)
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz (2019) "School choice with vouchers", Journal of Economic Theory, Vol.179, 57-72 (SSCI)
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz (2018) "The object allocation problem with random priorities", Games and Economic Behavior, Vol.110, 71-89 (SSCI)
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz and Alioğulları, Zeynel Harun and Barlo, Mehmet (2017) "Sticky matching in school choice", Economic Theory, Vol.64, No.3, 509-538 (SSCI)
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz and Dur, Umut Mert (2017) "When preference misreporting is harm[less]ful?", Journal of Mathematical Economics, Vol.72, 16-24 (SCI, SSCI)
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz (2017) "Some further properties of the cumulative offer process", Games and Economic Behavior, Vol.104, 656-665 (SSCI)
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz and Dur, Umut Mert (2017) "Incompatibility between stability and consistency", Economics Letters, Vol.150, 135-137 (SSCI)
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz (2016) "Characterizations of the cumulative offer process", Social Choice and Welfare, Vol.47, No.3, 531-542 (SSCI)
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz and Salman, Umutcan (2016) "Affirmative actions: the Boston mechanism case", Economics Letters, Vol.141, 95-97 (SSCI)
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz (2016) "Enrollment manipulations in school choice", Journal of Mathematical Economics, Vol.63, 119-125 (SSCI)
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz and Turhan, Bertan (2015) "On relationships between substitutes conditions ", Economics Letters, Vol.126, 10-12 (SSCI)
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz (2014) "Fictitious students creation incentives in school choice problems", Economic Theory, Vol.56, No.3, 493-514 (SSCI)
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz (2013) "Alternative characterizations of Boston mechanism", Mathematical Social Sciences, Vol.66, No.2, 176-179 (SSCI)
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz (2013) "Application fee manipulations in matching markets", Journal of Mathematical Economics (SSCI)
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz (2013) "The welfare effects of pre-arrangements in matching markets", Economic Theory, Vol.53, No.1, 139-151 (SSCI)
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz (2012) "On the "group non-bossiness" property", Economics Bulletin, Vol.32, No.2, 1571-1575 (SSCI)
  • Working Paper / Technical Report
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz and Dur, Umut Mert, "Strategy-proof size improvement: is it possible?", March 2018
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz, "Matching with restricted trade", February 2018
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz and Bo, Inacio and Turhan, Bertan, "Assignment maximization", February 2018
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz and Dur, Umut Mert, "When manipulations are harm[less]ful?", September 2015
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz, "Characterizations of the cumulative offer process", August 2015
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz and Turhan, Bertan, "On relationships between substitutes conditions", August 2014
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz, "Fictitious students creation incentives in school choice problems", August 2013, Sabancı University ID:10.5900/SU_FASS_WP.2012.20092
    Afacan, Mustafa Oğuz, "Filling position incentives in matching markets", April 2013
  • Before SU Publications

    Afacan, M.O. (2012): Group Robust Stability in Matching Markets, Games and Economic Behavior, 74(1),  394-398.