Tymofiy Mylovanov 

Joint Appointee
Associate Professor, Microeconomics 
Department of Economics
Curriculum vitae


PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004
MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2001
MA, EERC-Ukraine at Kyiv Mohyla Academy, 1999


  • Game Theory
  • Advanced Microeconmic Theroy
  • Political Economy of Central Banking
  • Theory of Regulation

Select Publications

Refereed Publications

  • Optimal allocation with ex-post verification and limited penalties, with Andriy Zapechelnyuk,
    American Economic Review, forthcoming
  • Informed-principal problem with moral hazard, risk neutrality, and no limited liability,
    with Christoph Wagner and Thomas Troeger, Journal of Economic Theory, 159(A), 2015,
  • Mechanism design by an informed principal: The quasi-linear private-values case, with
    Thomas Troeger, Review of Economics Studies, 81(4), 2014, 1668-1707
  • Optimal arbitration, with Andriy Zapechelnyuk, International Economic Review, 54(3),
    2013, 769-785
  • Decision rules revealing commonly known events, with Andriy Zapechelnyuk, Economics
    Letters, 119(1), 2013, 8-10 1, Spring 2017
  • Informed principal problems in generalized private values environments, with Thomas
    Troeger, Theoretical Economics, 7(3), 2012, 465-88
    Diverging Opinions, with James Andreoni, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics,
    4(1), 2012, 209-32
  • Stochastic Mechanisms in Settings without Monetary Transfers, with Eugen Kovac, Journal
    of Economic Theory, 144(4), 2009, 1373-1395
  • Optimal auction with resale - a characterization of the conditions, with Thomas Troeger,
    Economic Theory, 40(3), 2009, 509-528
  • Task Scheduling and Moral Hazard, with Patrick Schmitz, Economic Theory, 37, 2008,
  • Veto-Based Delegation, Journal of Economic Theory, 138, 2008, 297-307

Consultancies, Public Service, and Awards/Honors

  • National Award in Ukraine “Leadership in Non-profit sector”
  • Top 8 Ukrainian International Economist, Forbes Ukraine, Summer 2015
  • Top 2 Ukrainian International Economist, Forbes Ukraine, Summer 2014
  • Undergraduate Teaching Award: Penn State University, Spring 2010, Economics of Corporation

Other Faculty and Academic Administration Positions

  • Member of the Executive Committee, Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh,
    Spring 2017
  • Member of the Graduate committee, Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh,
    Fall 2015
  • Member of the Recruitment committee, Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh,
    Fall 2014
  • Member of the Policy (POP) committee, Department of Economics, Penn State University,
    Fall 2008 - Spring 2010



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