Department of Economics

Dr Peter Postl

Peter Postl

Head of Department
Senior Lecturer in Economics

3 East 4.44
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 38 3014

PhD supervision

Peter is interested in supervising PhD students in:

  • Economic Theory
  • Game Theory
  • Mechanism Design

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Peter joined Bath in October 2012.  He has an MSc and a PhD from University College London.  His main research interest is in mechanism design (procurement procedures, auctions) with a special emphasis on mechanisms without money/transferable utility (such as arbitration procedures, voting rules and matching mechanisms).

Research interests

  • Mechanism Design
  • Game Theory
  • Microeconomics



Giles, A. and Postl, P., 2014. Equilibrium and effectiveness of two-parameter scoring rules. Mathematical Social Sciences, 68, pp. 31-52.

Postl, P., 2013. Efficiency versus optimality in procurement. Economic Theory, 53 (2), pp. 425-472.

Postl, P., 2013. A 'divide and choose' approach to compromising. Economics Letters, 119 (2), pp. 204-209.

Postl, P., 2011. Strategy-proof compromises. The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, 11 (1), 20.

Borgers, T. and Postl, P., 2009. Efficient compromising. Journal of Economic Theory, 144 (5), pp. 2057-2076.


Postl, P., 2017. Evaluating and comparing voting rules behind the veil of ignorance:a brief and selective survey and an analysis of two-parameter scoring rules. Discussion Paper.

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