School of Business Faculty

Alejandro Francetich

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Alejandro Francetich with his dogsAlejandro Francetich

Assistant Professor

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(425) 352-5262



2013, Ph.D. in Economic Analysis and Policy, Stanford GSB, Stanford University
M.A. in Economics (Highest Distinction), Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
B.A. in Economics (Magna Cum Laude), Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina


Microeconomic Theory, Mechanism Design, Choice Theory


2015 to present, Assistant Professor, School of Business, University of Washington Bothell
2013 to 2015, Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Decision Sciences and IGIER, Bocconi University
2013, Visiting Professor, Economics Department, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella


"Choosing a Good Toolkit, I: Prior-free Heuristics" with D. Kreps, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 111, February 2020, article no. 103813

"Choosing a Good Toolkit, II: Bayes-rule Based Heuristics" with D. Kreps, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 111, February 2020, article no. 103814

"Learning and Self-confirming Long-Run Biases" with P. Battigalli, G. Lanzani, and M. Marinacci, Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 183, September 2019, 740-785

"Efficient Multi-Agent Experimentation and Multi-Choice Bandits," Economics Bulletin, Vol. 38, No. 4, October 2018, A163 Online appendix 1, Online appendix 2

"Becoming the Neighbor Bidder: Endogenous Winner’s Curse in Dynamic Mechanisms," American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Vol. 7, Issue 2, May 2015, 45-76

"Bayesian Inference Does Not Lead You Astray. . .On Average" with David Kreps, Economics Letters, Vol. 125, Issue 3, December 2014, 444-446

"Notes on Supermodularity and Increasing Differences in Expected Utility," Economics Letters, Vol. 121, Issue 2, November 2013, 206-209


"Managing Project Portfolios: Statistical vs Managerial Spillover" with Alfonso Gambardella. R&R at the Journal of Economics & Management Strategy.

"Partnering with a Savvy Agent"

"Rationalizable Screening and Disclosure Under Unawareness" with Burkhard Schipper


Undergraduate: Microeconomics, Econometrics
Graduate: Mathematics, Microeconomic Theory, Mechanism Design, Econometrics


American Economic Review, Journal of Economic Theory, Games and Economic Behavior, Management Science, Econometrica