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Itai Ashlagi

  • Assistant Professor of Operations Management

Itai Ashlagi is an Assistant Professor of Operations Management at the Sloan School of Management.

He is interested in game theory, mechanism design, and market design. In particular he is interested in both developing and applying economic and optimization/cs tools for designing better marketplaces. Ashlagi is the recipient of the outstanding paper award in the ACM conference of Electronic Commerce 2009. Before coming to MIT he spent two years as a postdoctoral researcher at Harvard Business School. He was also a consultant researcher in 2010 for Microsoft Research in New England.

Ashlagi holds a BA in mathematics and computer science from Haifa University, and an MSc and PhD in operations research from Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

  • "NEAD Chains in Transplantation." Ashlagi I., D.S. Gilchrist, A.E. Roth and M.A. Rees. American Journal of Transplantation Vol. 11, (2011): 2780-2781.
  • "Nonsimultaneous Chains and Dominos in Kidney Paired Donation - Revisited." Ashlagi I., D.S. Gilchrist, A.E. Roth and M.A. Rees. American Journal of Transplan- tation Vol. 11, No. 5 (2011): 984-994.
  • "Simultaneous Ad Auctions." Ashlagi I., D. Monderer, M. Tennenholtz. Mathematics of Operations Research Vol. 36, No. 1 (2011): 1-13.
  • "Monotonicity and Implementability." Ashlagi I., M. Braverman, A. Hassidim and Dov Monderer. Econometrica Vol. 78, No. 5 (2010): 1749-1772.
  • "Monotonicity and Implementability." Ashlagi, Itai, Mark Braverman and Avinatan Hassidim.
  • "Position Auctions With Budgets: Existence and Uniqueness." Ashlagi I., M. Braverman, A. Hassidim, R. Lavi and M.Tennenholtz. B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics - Advances Vol. 10, No. 1 (2010):
  • "Simultanoues Ad Auctions." Ashlagi, Itai, Dov Monderer and Moshe Tennenholtz.
  • "Mediators in Position Auctions." Ashlagi I., D. Monderer, M. Tennenholtz. Games and Economic Behavior Vol. 67, No. 1 (2009): 2-21.
  • "Two-Terminal Routing Games with Unknown Active Player." Ashlagi I., D. Monderer, M. Tennenholtz. Artificial Intelligence Journal Vol. 173, No. 15 (2009): 1441-1455.
  • "On the Value of Correlation." Ashlagi I., D. Monderer, M. Tennenholtz. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research Vol. 33, (2008): 575-613.