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I now work at the University of Melbourne. Before joining Unimelb, I worked as a Lecturer at the University of St. Andrews, and I spent a year as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Stanford. I got my PhD in 2011 from the University of Maastricht.

Current appointments:

Sep 2016 - : Senior Lecturer (tenure track) in Economics, University of Melbourne;
Jul 2017 - Jul 2020 : DECRA Fellow, Australian Research Council;
Aug 2018 - Jan 2020 : one of the Deputy Directors within the Centre for Market Design.

Seminars:

From Jan 2019 I'll be organizing the Economic Theory and Experiments Seminars; if you are in Oz and interested to visit us here at Unimelb, please don't hesitate to drop me a line.

Research interests:

market design (generalized matchings markets with money),
simple market-clearing mechanisms and their normative properties (e.g., characterizations of auction-like or serial dictatorship mechanisms),
game theoretical aspects of social networks (including rankings),
transportation economics,
experimental economics.

Contact:

111 Barry Street, 
Economics Department, University of Melbourne,
Carlton, 3053, Victoria, Australia
(room 449)

Email:
nichifor {at} unimelb {dot} edu {dot} au