My publications below are organized by topic. See my vitae for the chronological order.


Temptation and Self-Control

           Journal of Economic Theory 135(1), Jul 2007, p1-34. [lead article]  (working paper [pdf])

            Theoretical Economics 5(2), May 2010, p127-158     

            Econometrica 79(2), Mar 2011, p601-644 (working paper [pdf], supplementary appendix [pdf])      

            Journal of Economic Theory 148(4), July 2013, p1463-1486 (working paper [pdf])

            Journal of Mathematical Economics 61, Dec 2015, p1-20 (working paper [pdf])

  • “Commitments and Weak Resolve”, with Igor Kopylov

            Economic Theory 66(1), July 2018, p1-19 (working paper [pdf])

  • “Temptation and Guilt”, joint with L. Ren  

           Games and Economic Behavior forthcoming (working paper  [pdf])


Time Preference

           Journal of Economic Theory 144(2), Mar 2009, p869-875.  (working paper [pdf])

           Journal of Economic Theory 144(5), Sep 2009, p2077-2083.  (working paper [pdf])       

            Games and Economic Behavior 72(1), May 2011, p255-270 (working paper [pdf])

  • “Optimal Discounting”, with Norio Takeoka 

            Econometrica 90(2), Mar 2022, p585-623 (working paper [pdf], online appendix [pdf])



            Theoretical Economics 3(2), Jul 2008, p193-229

            B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics (Advances) 10(1), Jan 2010, (working paper [pdf])