Yusufcan Masatlioglu joined the Department of Economics as an Associate Professor in Fall 2016.  He is a full professor since 2018. He obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from New York University, after which he joined the faculty of the University of Michigan. Prof. Masatlioglu has developed a research agenda in the area of bounded rationality and decision theory.  He is best known for his work on the theoretical foundations of reference-dependent choice, time preference, limited attention, bounded rationality and willpower.  His work has been published in leading academic journals including the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy, and the Review of Economic Studies.  He received two National Science Foundation grants for his works on limited attention and random attention. 


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    New York University
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
ECON637 Decision Theory Fall 2018 Syllabus
Yusufcan Masatlioglu
TYD 3147E
Department of Economics
yusufcan [at] umd.edu