Emel Filiz-Ozbay received her PhD with distinction from Columbia University in 2007 and joined the University of Maryland faculty in the same year. Her fields of interest are experimental and behavioral economics, decision theory, market design, and contract theory. She publishes her research in the leading economics journals. She conducts several auction and market design experiments to better understand the performance of different mechanisms. Her research also addresses the behavioral biases of agents in their decision making processes, and how those biases vary between agents and depending on the environment. She teaches microeconomic theory, behavioral economics, and experimental economics at the University of Maryland. She currently serves as a Specialized Co-Editor of Economic Inquiry.

Areas of Interest

  • Behavioral Economics
  • Experimental Economics
  • Economic Theory


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Columbia University, 2007
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
ECON603 Microeconomic Analysis I Fall 2024
ECON427 Experimental Economics Spring 2024
ECON603 Microeconomic Analysis I Fall 2023
ECON636 Behavioral Economics Fall 2023
ECON603 Microeconomic Analysis I Fall 2022
ECON603 Microeconomic Analysis I Fall 2022 Syllabus
ECON636 Behavioral Economics Fall 2022
ECON427 Experimental Economics Spring 2022
ECON636 Behavioral Economics Spring 2022
ECON603 Microeconomic Analysis I Fall 2021
ECON427 Experimental Economics Spring 2021
ECON636 Behavioral Economics Spring 2021
Emel Filiz-Ozbay
4115C Tydings Hall
Department of Economics
efozbay [at] umd.edu
Office Hours
Thursday 12:00-1:00 PM