Anna Zseleva
13 February, 2020

School of Mathematical Sciences
Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv 69978

Personal details

Nationality: Hungarian and Bulgarian
Date of birth: 2nd December, 1989
Place of birth: Varna, Bulgaria
Telephone: +972 58 619 5154

Work experience

2018 – today Research fellow, School of Mathematical Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
2017 – 2018 Research fellow, International Laboratory of Game Theory and Decision Making, Higher School of Economics, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
2013 – 2017 PhD candidate in game theory, Maastricht University, The Netherlands.
Supervisors: János Flesch and Dries Vermeulen.
2015 – 2016 Visiting researcher, LUISS Guido Carli, Rome, Italy.
Working with Marco Scarsini.


2011 – 2013 MSc in Quantitative Economic Analysis, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary.
Supervisor: Miklós Pintér.
Thesis: Common knowledge and unawareness.
2008 – 2011 BSc in Economic Analysis, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary.
Supervisor: Barna Bakó.
Thesis: Reputation-building due to informational asymmetry.
2002 – 2008 Secondary School, Berzsenyi Dániel Gimnázium, Special Mathematics Class,
Budapest, Hungary.


Zero-sum games with charges (with János Flesch and Dries Vermeulen – published at Games and Economic Behavior)

Catch Games – The impact of modeling decisions (with János Flesch and Dries Vermeulen – published at International Journal of Game Theory)

Bayesian social learning from consumer reviews (with Bar Ifrach, Costis Maglaras and Marco Scarsini – published at Operations Research)

Equivalence between finitely additive mixed and behavior strategies in infinite duration decision problems (with János Flesch and Dries Vermeulen – published at Journal of Applied Probability)

Characterization of the value function of polynomial games (with Galit Ashkenazi-Golan and Eilon Solan – accepted at Operations Research Letters)

Existence of justifiable equilibrium (with János Flesch and Dries Vermeulen – working paper)

When do behavior strategies induce a unique expected payoff in finitely additive probabilities (with János Flesch and Dries Vermeulen – working paper)

Parallel games with restricted actions (with Eilon Solan, Yevgeny Tsodikovich and Xavier Venel – work in progress)

Teaching Experience

2014 – 2017 Tutor, Department of Quantitative Economics, Maastricht University.
Analysis I, Analyis IIGame Theory, Basic Concepts and ApplicationsGame Theory and Economics, Quantitative Business, Quantitative Methods 3 (linear programming), Quantitative Methods 3 (statistics, SPSS), Statistics I.
2016 Bachelor thesis supervision.

Professional and community service

2018 – today Journal referee for Games and Economic Behavior, International Journal of Game Theory and Journal of Theoretical Probability.
2019 Poster committee member, GAMENET Conference 2019.
2014 – 2017 Seminar organizer, Maastricht Lecture Series in Economics, Maastricht University.
2014 – 2015 Event organizer, Theater Committee, PhD Academy, Maastricht University.
2012 – 2013 Tandem partner, International Exchange Erasmus Student Network, Corvinus University of Budapest.
2008 – 2010 Student representative, Faculty of Economics, Corvinus University of Budapest.

Conferences and seminar talks

2019 SING12 – 15th European Meeting on Game Theory, July 2-4, Turku (talk).
The 11th annual conference of the Israeli chapter of the Game Theory Society, May 16, Beer Sheva (talk).
Advances in Stochastic Games Workshop, January 23-24, Budapest (participant).
Current Issues in Game Theory and Social Dynamics, January 11, Singapore (invited).
2018 Corvinus Game Theory Seminar, October 12, Budapest (talk).
Optimization seminar at Budapest University of Technology and Economics, October 11, Budapest (talk).
Workshop on Stopping Time Problems in Game Theory, Economics and Finance, July 22 – 23, Stony Brook (participant).
29th International Conference on Game Theory, July 16-20, Stony Brook (talk).
Twelfth International Conference on Game Theory and Management, June 27-29, Saint Petersburg (talk).
Paris Symposium on Games, June 11-15 , Paris (participant).
Quantum Decision Theory Workshop, January 3-4, Pécs (poster).
2017 International Conference “Advances in Fair Division”, August 9-11, Saint Petersburg (participant).
International Summer School “Fair Division: Between Economics, Mathematics and Computer Science”, August 7-8, Saint Petersburg (participant).
Games and Economic Behavior: a Research Workshop in honor of Ehud Kalai, July 10-12, Tel Aviv (participant).
6th Workshop on Stochastic Methods in Game Theory, May 5-13, Erice (participant).
Maastricht Mathematical Modelling competition, Maastricht University, January 27, Maastricht (talk).
2016 Logics, Decisions, and Interactions, Lorentz Center, October 24-28, Leiden (participant).
Summer Workshop for PhD students – Hungarian Academy of Sciences, August 11-12, Budapest (talk).
Games2016 – 5th World Congress of the Game Theory Society, July 24-28, Maastricht (talk).
LOFT – 12th Conference on Logic and the Foundations of Game and Decision Theory, July 20-22, Maastricht (talk).
SING12 – 12th European (formerly Spain-Italy-Netherlands) Meeting on Game Theory, July 11-13, Odense (talk).
Maastricht Behavioral and Experimental Economics Symposium, June 6, Maastricht (participant).
MLSE seminar, April 11, Maastricht (talk).
2015 Magyar Közgazdaságtudományi Egyesület IX. éves konferencia (Hungarian Economics Society’s IX. annual conference), December 17-18, Budapest (talk).
Conference on Game Theory and Social Choice, December 11-12, Budapest (talk).
Seminar at Department of Economics and Finance, LUISS, October 29, Rome (talk).
Workshop on Stochastic Games, Communication and Strategic Complexity, July 26-28, Stony Brook (participant).
26th International Conference on Game Theory, July 20-24, Stony Brook (talk).
Conference on Economic Design, July 1-4, Istanbul (talk).
French Symposium on Games, 26-30 May, Paris (participant).
2014 MLSE seminar, November 17, Maastricht (talk).
International Workshop on Game Theory and Economic Applications of the Game Theory Society, July 25-31, Sao Paulo (talk).
SING10, July 7-9, Krakow (talk).
9th Tinbergen Institute Conference – 70 Years Theory of Games and Economic Behavior, 25-27 June, Amsterdam (participant).
Maastricht Behavioral and Experimental Economics Symposium, June 2, Maastricht (participant).
Corvinus Game Theory Seminar, March 24, Budapest (talk).
2012 SING8, 16-18 July, Budapest (participant).

Grants and awards

2015 International Travel Grant to LUISS Guido Carli (Rome) from Maastricht University, Graduate School of Business and Economics.
2013 1st place in Economic Theory II (Game Theory) Subsection, Economic Section, OTDK.
(TDK is a scientific competition for bachelor and master students at each Hungarian university and OTDK is
its national round.)
Paper: Unawareness in standard space models – a new approach.
2012 1st place in Section Economic Analysis and Modeling II, TDK at Corvinus University of Budapest.
Paper: Unawareness in standard space models – a new approach.

Computer Skills

Applications Microsoft Office Suite, Matlab, Maple.
EViews, SPSS.
Others LaTeX, Visual Basic.


Hungarian Native
Bulgarian Native
English Fluent
Dutch Advanced
Russian Intermediate
German Intermediate