Simon Loertscher has received his Doctorate from the University of Bern in 2004. He has been a visiting scholar at Columbia University in 2004-5 and a Lecturer at the University of Bern in 2005-6 before joining the Economics Department of the University of Melbourne in 2007.
His dissertation deals with Industrial Organization Models of intermediation and market microstructure. His other fields of interest are Mechanism Design and Political Economics.
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Two-sided allocation problems, decomposability, and the impossibility of efficient trade
D Delacrétaz, S Loertscher, LM Marx, T Wilkening
Journal article | 2019 | Journal of Economic Theory
Previous literature has shown that private information is a transaction cost that prevents efficient reallocation in two-sided set..