Andrzej Skrzypacz

Professor, Economics
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Andrzej Skrzypacz

The Theodore J. Kreps Professor of Economics

Professor of Economics (by courtesy), School of Humanities and Sciences
Shanahan Family Faculty Fellow for 2022–2023
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Research Statement

Andrzej (Andy) Skrzypacz's research is in the area of microeconomic theory. His focus is on the areas of information economics, market design, and dynamic games. His recent papers consider auction design, bargaining theory, repeated games, and collusion in markets.


Andrzej (Andy) Skrzypacz is The Theodore J. Kreps Professor of Economics at Stanford Graduate School of Business and a professor, by courtesy at Stanford’s department of economics.

His research is in the field of microeconomic theory, specializing in market design, economic dynamics, and collusion.  His current research projects include analysis of auctions, timing of market transactions, and dynamic incentives.

Skrzypacz is currently a co-editor of the American Economic Review and an associate editor at the Rand Journal of Economics. He has received a Stanford GSB PhD Distinguished Service Award in 2005 and has advised over a dozen of PhD dissertations.

Skrzypacz earned undergraduate and MA degrees in economics from Warsaw School of Economics and his PhD in economics from University of Rochester. In 2012 he has been elected a fellow of the Econometric Society. 

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, University of Rochester, 2000
  • MA, University of Rochester, 2000
  • MA, Warsaw School of Economics, 1997
  • BS, Warsaw School of Economics, 1995

Academic Appointments

  • At Stanford University since 2000
  • Yahoo! Research, Academic Visitor, 2011–12

Professional Experience

  • Associate Editor, American Economic Review: Insights, 2017–present
  • Associate Editor, RAND Journal of Economics, 2008–present
  • Co-Editor, American Economic Review, 2011–14
  • Associate Editor, American Economic Review, 2006–11
  • Associate Editor, Theoretical Economics, 2009–11

Awards and Honors

  • Fellow, Econometric Society, 2012
  • PhD Faculty Distinguished Service Award, Stanford University, 2005
  • Economic Theory Fellow, Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), 2017
  • R. Michael Shanahan Faculty Fellow, Stanford GSB, 2016-17
  • Lacob Family Faculty Fellow, Stanford GSB, 2012–2013 and 2007–08
  • Business School Trust Faculty Fellow, Stanford GSB, 2014–15


Journal Articles

Dmitry Orlov, Pavel Zryumov, Andrzej Skrzypacz
The Review of Financial Studies
May 2023
Gregory L. Rosston, Andrzej Skrzypacz
Telecommunications Policy
August 2021 Vol. 45 Issue 7
Felipe Varas, Iván Marinovic, Andrzej Skrzypacz
Review of Economic Studies
November 2020 Vol. 87 Issue 6
Dmitry Orlov, Andrzej Skrzypacz, Pavel Zryumov
Journal of Political Economy
July 2020 Vol. 128 Issue 7 Pages 2542–2578
William Fuchs, Andrzej Skrzypacz
Review of Economic Dynamics
July 2019 Vol. 33 Pages 105-127
Susan Athey, Andrzej Skrzypacz
Journal of Economic Perspectives
May 2017 Vol. 31 Issue 2 Pages 237-256
Johannes Hörner, Andrzej Skrzypacz
Journal of Political Economy
December 2016 Vol. 124 Issue 6 Pages 1515-1562
William Fuchs, Aniko Öry, Andrzej Skrzypacz
Theoretical Economics
September 12, 2016 Vol. 11 Issue 3 Pages 1103-1144
Jonathan Levin, Andrzej Skrzypacz
American Economic Review
September 2016 Vol. 106 Issue 9 Pages 2528–2551
Simon Board, Andrzej Skrzypacz
Journal of Political Economy
August 2016 Vol. 124 Issue 4 Pages 1046-1087
Qingmin Liu, Andrzej Skrzypacz
Journal of Economic Theory
May 2014 Vol. 151 Pages 2-29
Ilan Guttman, Ilan Kremer , Andrzej Skrzypacz
American Economic Review
William Fuchs , Andrzej Skrzypacz
Journal of Economic Theory
May 2013 Vol. 148 Issue 3 Pages 1226–1236
Renee Bowen, David M. Kreps, Andrzej Skrzypacz
Quarterly Journal of Economics
January 2013 Vol. 128 Issue 3 Pages 1273-1320
Andrzej Skrzypacz
International Journal of Industrial Organization
2013 Vol. 31 Issue 5 Pages 666-675
William Fuchs , Andrzej Skrzypacz
AEJ: Microeconomics
2013 Vol. 5 Issue 4 Pages 219-243
Christopher Phelan , Andrzej Skrzypacz
Review of Economic Studies
2012 Vol. 79 Issue 4 Pages 1637-1660
Joseph E. Harrington, Jr. , Andrzej Skrzypacz
American Economic Review
October 2011 Vol. 101 Issue 6 Pages 2425–2449
Peter Cramton, Evan Kwerel, Gregory Rosston , Andrzej Skrzypacz
Journal of Law and Economics
2011 Vol. 54 Issue 4 Pages 167-188
William Fuchs, Andrzej Skrzypacz
American Economic Review
June 2010 Vol. 100 Issue 3 Pages 802–836
Yuliy Sannikov, Andrzej Skrzypacz
May 2010 Vol. 78 Issue 3 Pages 847–882
Yuliy Sannikov, Andrzej Skrzypacz
American Economic Review
December 2007 Vol. 97 Issue 5 Pages 1794–1823
Joseph E. Harrington Jr., Andrzej Skrzypacz
RAND Journal of Economics
June 2007 Vol. 38 Issue 2 Pages 314–331
Ilan Kremer, Andrzej Skrzypacz
Journal of Economic Theory
March 2007 Vol. 133 Issue 1 Pages 58-82
Matthew Mitchell, Andrzej Skrzypacz
Economic Theory
November 2006 Vol. 29 Issue 3 Pages 621-648
Peter M. DeMarzo, Ilan Kremer, Andrzej Skrzypacz
The American Economic Review
September 2005 Vol. 95 Issue 4 Pages 936-959
Jerzy Konieczny, Andrzej Skrzypacz
Journal of Monetary Economics
April 2005 Vol. 52 Issue 3 Pages 621-632
Yossi Feinberg, Andrzej Skrzypacz
January 2005 Vol. 73 Issue 1 Pages 69-91
Andrzej Skrzypacz, Hugo Hopenhayn
Journal of Economic Theory
January 2004 Vol. 114 Issue 1 Pages 153-169

Working Papers

Michael Ostrovsky, Andrzej Skrzypacz October 2022
Dmitry Orlov, Pavel Zryumov, Andrzej Skrzypacz May 30, 2017
Yuliy Sannikov, Andrzej Skrzypacz December 7, 2016
Iván Marinovic, Andrzej Skrzypacz, Felipe Varas September 15, 2016
Dmitry Orlov, Andrzej Skrzypacz, Pavel Zryumov February 13, 2016
Andrzej Skrzypacz, Maria Bigoni, Marco Casari, Giancarlo Spagnolo 2013
Renee Bowen, David M. Kreps, Andrzej Skrzypacz December 2012
Andrzej Skrzypacz, Ilan Guttman, Ilan Kremer 2012
Andrzej Skrzypacz, Qingmin Liu 2009
Andrzej Skrzypacz, Joseph Harrington 2005
Andrzej Skrzypacz, Matthew Mitchell 2005
Yossi Feinberg, Andrzej Skrzypacz 2002
Andrzej Skrzypacz, Jerzy Konieczny 2001
Andrzej Skrzypacz, Hugo Hopenhayn 2001
Andrzej Skrzypacz, Jerzy Konieczny 2000

Academic Publications

Patrick R. Jordan, Uri Nadav, Kunal Punera, Andrzej Skrzypacz, George Varghese
WWW '12 Proceedings of the 21st international conference on World Wide Web
2012 Pages 549-558

Insights by Stanford Business

August 21, 2017
Stanford GSB professors suggest a reading list of articles and books related to the concept.
January 20, 2017
Gradual persuasion, through incremental sharing of information, benefits freelancers and companies alike.
November 29, 2016
Why do some companies pay less for broadcast and wireless spectrum? They leverage a flaw in the process.
September 20, 2012
A scholar argues that panicky investor behavior stems, in part, from the heightened reluctance of managers to disclose bad news.

School News

June 19, 2023
Atwell, Dodson, and Skrzypacz honored for their commitment to students.
February 27, 2017
A recent two-day symposium celebrated the depth and breadth of impact by faculty member David Kreps in choice theory, finance, game theory, economics.
May 01, 2005
Students honored professors Andrzej Skrzypacz and Ron Kasznik, and lecturer Joel Peterson with three outstanding faculty awards.