Maher Said

Assistant Professor of Economics
NYU Stern School of Business

I am a microeconomic theorist at New York University’s Stern School of Business. Before joining NYU Stern in 2014, I worked at Washington University’s Olin Business School and at Microsoft Research New England. I earned my PhD in Economics from Yale University.

I work at the intersection of game theory and industrial organization, with a primary focus on dynamic mechanism design. My research studies the optimal design of contracts, auctions, and markets in the presence of persistent information asymmetries.


“Dynamic Incentives for Buy-Side Analysts” (with Rahul Deb and Mallesh Pai), 2019 (NEW)
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“Evaluating Strategic Forecasters” (with Rahul Deb and Mallesh Pai), American Economic Review, 2018, 108(10), 3057-3103
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“Dynamic Screening with Limited Commitment” (with Rahul Deb), Journal of Economic Theory, 2015, 159(B), 891-928
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“The Value of (Bounded) Memory in a Changing World” (with Daniel Monte), Economic Theory, 2014, 56(1), 59-82
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“Progressive Screening: Long-Term Contracting with a Privately Known Stochastic Process” (with Raphael Boleslavsky), Review of Economic Studies, 2013, 80(1), 1-34
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“Auctions with Dynamic Populations: Efficiency and Revenue Maximization,” Journal of Economic Theory, 2012, 147(6), 2419-2438
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“Sequential Auctions with Randomly Arriving Buyers,” Games and Economic Behavior, 2011, 73(1), 236-243
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"Dynamic Auctions” (with Dirk Bergemann), in Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, 2011

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