Matthew Wildrick Thomas

Matthew Wildrick Thomas

Economics Ph.D. Candidate at Northwestern University


Math/Econ

Optimal Fair Contests

Thoughts on efficient revenue maximizing symmetric contests

Tullock Lottery Contests with Direct and Covert Discrimination

Summary of existing results on the design of asymmetric Tullock contests

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Nonlinear War of Attrition with Complete Information

Simple derivation of equilibria in a general two player war of attrition

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List of Econ Blogs

I made a blogroll of Econ blogs that anyone can contribute to

Mechanisms to Fund Open Source

Notes on VCG and issues with current applications of quadratic voting

Real Induction

A research example of induction on the real numbers


Technology

KaTeX Ruby Gem Updated with KaTeX v0.13.3

You may need to edit your project to use my update

Fix the R Library Bug on Windows 10

If you sync your Documents folder with OneDrive, R can have issues

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Econ Ipsum Now Available in TeX

Someone made a TeX version of my Econ Ipsum website

How to Prevent Email Scraping

Tricks to stop email scraping without affecting human users


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