Nicolas Houy


Formation and jobs

2012-currentCNRS Researcher, GATE, Ecully, France.
2010-currentBusiness founder, Everywhere.
2007-2010CNRS Researcher, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France.
2006-2007Teaching Assistant, University of Paris, Cergy-Pontoise, France.
2005-2006Post-Doc, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan.
2002-2005Ph.D., University Paris I, France.
2002-2003Master of Economic Analysis and Policy, Ecole Normale Supérieure Jourdan, Paris, France.
2001-2002Master of Macroeconomics, University Paris I, France.
2000-2001Master of Physics, Ecole Normale Supérieure Ulm, Paris, France.
1998-2001Magistère of Physics, Ecole Normale Supérieure Ulm, Paris, France.

Submitted, R&R and WP

"The economics of Bitcoin transaction fees". [WP]

"Drug approval decision times, international reference pricing and strategic launches of new drugs" (with I. Jelovac). [WP]

"Defaulting firms and systemic risks in financial networks" (with F. Jouneau). [WP]

"Doing your best when stakes are high? Theory and experimental evidence" (with J.P. Nicolaï and M.C. Villeval). [WP]


All In English In French

In peer-reviewed journals

"The Bitcoin mining game", Ledger, 1: 53-68 (2016). [Abs] [PDF]

"The case for periodic OPV routine vaccination campaigns", Journal of Theoretical Biology, 389: 20-27 (2016). [Abs]

"The probability of undetected wild Poliovirus circulation: can we do better?", Journal of Theoretical Biology, 382: 272-278 (2015). [Abs]

"Drug launch timing and international reference pricing" (with I. Jelovac) Health Economics, 24(8): 978-989 (2015). [Abs]

"It will cost you nothing to 'kill' a Proof-of-Stake crypto-currency", Economics Bulletin, 34(2): 1038-1044 (2014). [Abs]

"The geometry of voting power: weighted voting and hyper-ellipsoids" (with W. Zwicker) Games and Economic Behavior, 84: 7-16 (2014). [Abs]

"Evolution of cooperation with similarity to an archetype", Journal of Theoretical Biology, 332: 78-88 (2013). [Abs]

"Are better vaccines really better? The case of a simple stochastic epidemic SIR model", Economics Bulletin, 33(1): 207-216 (2013). [Abs]

"Outils de prévision de la demande (OPD) et pratiques de réduction des stocks" (with T. Houy) Revue d'Economie Industrielle, 139: 27-47 (2012). [Abs]

"Optimal assignment of durable objects to successive agents" (with F. Bloch) Economic Theory, 51(1): 13-33 (2012). [Abs]

"A refinement of prudent choices", Mathematical Social Sciences, 61(3): 166-169 (2011). [Abs]

"Common characterizations of the untrapped set and the top cycle", Theory and Decision, 70(4): 501-509 (2011). [Abs]

"Efficacité des paiements en euros et système de divisions monétaires" (with D. Bounie) Revue Française d'Economie, 24(2): 153-167 (2009). [Abs]

"A characterization of prudent choices", Social Choice and Welfare, 34(2): 181-192 (2009). [Abs]

"Outils de Reporting Structuré (ORS) et pratiques d'Amélioration Continue (AC)" (with T. Houy) Revue Française de Gestion, 35(196): 81-103 (2009). [Abs]

"Lexicographic compositions of two criteria for decision making" (with K.Tadenuma) Journal of Economic Theory, 144(4): 1770-1782 (2009). [Abs]

"More on the stable, generalized stable, absorbing and admissible sets", Social Choice and Welfare, 33(4): 691-698 (2009). [Abs]

"Structural holes in social networks: a remark", Journal of Economic Theory, 144(1): 422-431 (2009).

"Still more on the tournament equilibrium set", Social Choice and Welfare, 32(1): 93-99 (2009). [Abs]

"A characterization of majority voting with quorums", Theory and Decision, 67(3): 295-301 (2009). [Abs]

"Communication, consensus, and order. Who wants to speak first?" (with L. Ménager), Journal of Economic Theory, 143(1): 140-152 (2008). [Abs]

"A note on the Suzumura-consistency", Mathematical Social Sciences, 55(1): 90-95 (2008). [Abs]

"Choice functions with states of mind", Theory and Decision, 65(1): 1-26 (2008). [Abs]

"I want to be a J!: liberalism in group identification problems", Mathematical Social Sciences, 54(1): 59-70 (2007).

"A characterization of qualified majority voting rules", Mathematical Social Sciences, 54(1): 17-24 (2007).

"A new characterization of absolute qualified majority voting", Economics Bulletin, 4(3): 1-8 (2007).

"Rationality and order-dependent sequential rationality", Theory and Decision, 62(2): 119-134 (2007). [Abs]

"When inertia generates political cycles: a remark", Economics Bulletin, 4(16): 1-5 (2007). [Abs]

"Endogenously weighted voting", Journal of Public Economic Theory, 9(6): 1079-1102 (2007). [Abs]

"Some further characterizations for the forgotten voting rules", Mathematical Social Sciences, 53(1): 111-121 (2006). [Abs]

"Doit-on rénegocier la Constitution européenne?", Economie Appliquée, 59(2): 179-193 (2006).

"Positional independence in preference aggregation: a remark", Social Choice and Welfare, 27(2): 341-346 (2006). [Abs]

"Exclusion by cognitive limitation", Economics Letters, 90(3): 317-320 (2006).

"La Constitution européenne est 50,13%-stable: une note comparative sur la stabilité des Constitutions", Revue Economique, 57(1): 123-134 (2006).

"He said that he said that I am a J!", Economics Bulletin, 4(4): 1-6 (2006).

"Corrigendum to "Essential alternatives and set-dependent preferences"", Mathematical Social Sciences, 47(3): 389-392 (2004).

"Constraints on D'' structure using PKP(AB-DF), PKP(BC-DF) and PcP-P traveltime data from broad-band records" (with H. Tkalcic and B. Romanowicz), Geophysical Journal International, 148: 599-616 (2002). [Abs]

In books

"Une axiomatisation des choix prudents", Modèles Formels de l'Interaction (2009) eds. N. Maudet, P.-Y. Schobbens, M. Guyomard: 171-180.

"Communication, consensus et ordre de parole" (with L. Ménager), Modèles Formels de l'Interaction, (2007), eds. J. Lang, Y. Lespérance, D. Sadek, N. Maudet: 163-174.

"Communication, consensus and order. Who wants to speak first?" (with L. Ménager) Theoretical Aspects of Rationality and Knowledge (2007) ed. Dov Samet: 203-211.

Participation in "Théorie économique et rationalité" (I. Ekeland, J. Elster) (2011) ed. Vuibert coll. "Philosophie des Sciences".



Cited in or interviewed by: Libération, Les Inrockuptibles, La Recherche, Stylist, France Inter, ARTE, Phosphore, Rue89, Science et Vie, Version Femina, Le Parisien.

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