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Dr Duygu Yengin

Telephone +61 8 8313 4500
Position Senior Lecturer
Fax +61 8 8223 1460
Building 10 Pulteney Street
Floor/Room 4 48
Campus North Terrace
Org Unit School of Economics

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Biography/ Background

Dr. Duygu Yengin joined the University of Adelaide in 2007 after completing her PhD in Economics from the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY, USA. She was a visiting scholar at Seoul National University in the second semester of 2013. She was Acting Head of School of Economics (August 2016-Jan2017) and currently, Deputy Head of School. She is a founding member of the Women in Economics Network (part of Economic Society of Australia), Faculy Diversity and Inclusion commitee member, and Indigeneous students mentor. 


visiting academic, Seoul National Uni, 2013

 Ph.D. Economics, University of Rochester May 2007.

M.A. Economics, University of Rochester, 2003.

B.Sc. Economics, Istanbul Bilgi University, 2001.

B.Sc. Economics, London School of Economics External Studies, 2001

Teaching Interests

  • University of Adelaide, Australia: Advanced Mathematical Economics III, 2016
  • University of Adelaide, Australia: Advanced Economic Analysis II, 2015, 2016
  • University of Adelaide, Australia: Public Economic Theory IV/ (H), 2015, 2016
  • University of Adelaide, Australia: Intermediate Microeconomics II/IID, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016
  • University of Adelaide, Australia: Advanced Microeconomic Theory V, PhDcourse, Semester II- 2008, 2009,2011.
  • University of Adelaide, Australia: Economic Theory III, Semester II- 2007.
  • University of Rochester, USA:Intermediate Microeconomics, Semester I 2007.
  • University of Rochester, USA: Principles of Economics, Summer 2006.
  • University of Rochester, USA:Intermediate Microeconomics, Summer 2005.
  • Sabanci University, Istanbul-Turkey: Intermediate Microeconomics, Summer 2004

Research Interests

Axiomatic Fair Allocation,  mechanism design, matching, Coalitional Game Theory, 



·  Chun Y; Yengin D. (2017) Welfare Lower Bounds and Strategy-proofness in the Queueing Problem. Games and Economic Behavior.  Volume 102, March 2017, Pages 462–476

·  Yengin D. (2017) No Envy and Egalitarian-Equivalence under Multi-Object-Demand for Heterogeneous Objects. Social Choice and Welfare. 48(1), 81-108. Special Issue in honor of William Thomson. 

·  Chun Y, Park N,  Yengin D. (2016)  Coincidence of cooperative game theoretic solutions in the appointment problem.  International Journal of Game Theory, August 2016, Volume 45, Issue 3, pp 699-708

·  Yalcin E, Yengin D.(2014)  Existence of equilibria in incomplete markets with non-ordered preferences. New Mathematics and Natural Computation 10(3):203-210 2014

·  Yengin D. (2013) Identical preferences lower bound for allocation of heterogenous tasks and NIMBY problems. Journal of Public Economic Theory 15(4):580-601 2013 

·  Yengin D. (2013) Population monotonic and strategy-proof mechanisms respecting welfare lower bounds. Journal of Mathematical Economics 49(5):389-397 2013 

·  Yengin D. (2012) Characterizing the Shapley value in fixed-route traveling salesman problems with appointments. International Journal of Game Theory 41(2):271-299 2012

·  Yengin D. (2012) Characterizing welfare-egalitarian mechanisms with solidarity when valuations are private information. The BE Journal in Theoretical Economics 12(1):12-12 Article number ARTN 12 2012 

·  Yengin D.  (2012) Egalitarian-equivalent Groves mechanisms in the allocation of heterogenous objects. Social Choice and Welfare 38(1):137-160 2012

·        Atlamaz M, Yengin D. (2008) Fair groves mechanisms. Social Choice and Welfare 31(4):573-587 2008 




Professional Associations

Community Engagement


Women in Economics Network, ESA 

Smith Family-itrack program for mentoring disadvantaged youth

Member of Ecoleader program 2010-2011


Internet for seniors program, Eastwood community center


Entry last updated: Thursday, 6 Apr 2017

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