Mariann Ollár

Mariann Ollár

As an Assistant Professor of Economics at NYU Shanghai, Mariann is a researcher who contributes to the fields of Game Theory and Mechanism Design. Mariann teaches courses in Political Economy, Advanced Game Theory with Applications and Mechanism Design. 

Previously, Mariann taught in Groningen and in Edinburgh. She was a postdoc at UPenn, and studied in Madison, WI. Mariann is from Hungary and studied for her undergrad in Budapest. Her research focuses on the role of beliefs and transfers in economic settings; and their implications for normative questions about institutions and markets.



Select Publications

  • Ollár, Mariann, and Antonio Penta. 2023. "A Network Solution to Robust Implementation: The Case of Identical but Unknown Distributions." The Review of Economic Studies; rdac084, 

  • Ollár, Mariann, and Antonio Penta. 2022. "Efficient Full Implementation via Transfers: Uniqueness and Sensitivity in Symmetric Environments." AEA Papers and Proceedings, 112: 438-43. DOI: 10.1257/pandp.20221088

  • Ollár, Mariann, and Antonio Penta. 2017. "Full Implementation and Belief Restrictions." American Economic Review, 107 (8): 2243-77. DOI: 10.1257/aer.20151462

  • Ollár, Mariann. 2010. "Monotonicity and robustness of majority rule." Economics Letters, 107 (2): 288-90.



  • PhD, Economics
    University of Wisconsin, Madison

  • MA, Economics
    Corvinus University of Budapest


Research Interests

  • Mechanism Design

  • Economics of Information

  • Microeconomics

  • Game Theory