Clayton R. Featherstone

Assistant Professor
Business Economics and Public Policy
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall, office 1352
3620 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
214-673-2800
claytonf@wharton.upenn.edu

Curriculum vitae





Working Papers

Rank Efficiency: Investigating a Widespread Ordinal Welfare Criterion   Online appendix

Why Do Some Clearinghouses Yield Stable Outcomes? Experimental Evidence on Out-of-Equilibrium Truth-telling    Online proof appendix    (with Eric Mayefsky)

Improving on Strategy-proof School Choice Mechanisms: An Experimental Investigation
(with Muriel Niederle)


Do Small Interventions Affect Large Decisions? Experimental Evidence from Teach for America
(with Judd Kessler and Lucas Coffman)



Research in Progress

Deviation from Truth-telling in Non-strategy-proof Mechanism: Assignment of Majors at an Elite Mexican University
(with Alejandrina Salcedo and Rodrigo Barros)


Diversity in school assignment: redesigning the mechanism in San Francisco
(with Atila Abdulkadiroğlu, Parag Pathak, Muriel Niederle, and Alvin E. Roth)


Large Market Asymptotics as Proxies for Cognitive Difficulty: Experimental Evidence from Multi-unit Assignment
(with Jacob Leshno)


Trafficking Commerce without contracts: Trade between long-lived agents through short-lived intermediaries  
(with Matthew Elliott)


Could a Rank Efficient Mechanism Work? Empirical Evidence from a Harvard Business School Match
(with Alvin E. Roth)