Josue Alberto Ortega Sandoval

Josue Alberto Ortega Sandoval

Josue Orteg 2015Email:
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PhD Topic

Matching with real-life constraints

Research Interests

Applied microeconomics, market design, fair division, behavioural economics


Professor Hervé Moulin and Professor Anna Bogomolnaia


Josue Ortega started his Ph.D. with Hervé Moulin in 2014. He is also an associated member of the UK Institute of Mathematics and its applications.

Previously he completed the MSc. at the Vienna Institute for Advanced Studies, where his thesis on discrete auctions obtained the highest grade, supervised by Klaus Ritzberger. Before that, he obtained his undergraduate degree cum laude in Mexico.

He spent the fall semester of 2016 at Columbia University as a visiting scholar, hosted by Yeon-Koo Che. He also visited CERGE-EI in Prague in October of 2015, hosted by Filip Matejka.


Playing Tennis without Envy, Mathematics Today, December 2016, pp. 268 - 269.  (Winner of the 2016 ECM Catherine Richards prize for best feature article.)

Selected Conference Presentations

5th Game Theory Society World Congress, Maastricht.

Advances with Field Experiments, Chicago.

13th Meeting of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare, Lund.

2016 Economic Science Association World Congress, Jerusalem.

12th European Meeting on Game Theory (SING12), Odense.

The UK Institute of Mathematics and its Applications Conference on Game Theory, University of Oxford, 2014.

Referee Services

Social Choice and Welfare

Mathematical Social Sciences

Teaching Assistantships

Market Failures and Mechanism Design (Honours, 2016) at Glasgow.

Collective Welfare and Distributive Justice (Honours, 2017) at Glasgow.

Game theory (Honours, 2015, 2016, 2017) at Glasgow.

Applied Game Theory (MSc, 2014) at Vienna.

Intermediate Microeconomics (MA, 2010) at Guanajuato.

Selected Awards and Distinctions

Principal's Early Career Mobility Fund 2016/17.

Winner of the 2016 ECM Catherine Richards prize for best feature article.

Adam Smith Business School Doctoral Studentship.

2nd Year IHS Master Scholarship.

Grants received from the Royal Economic Society, the COST Action in Computational Social Choice, the Scottish Institute for Research in Economics, the Scottish Economic Society, among others.