Economic Theory Workshop 2014-2015

Fall 2014 Schedule

Date Speaker Topic
September 8th Eduardo Azevedo (UPenn Wharton Perfect Competition in Markets with Adverse Selection (with Daniel Gottlieb
September 15th Kfir Eliaz (Michigan/ Tel Aviv) Broad Matching and the MArket for Search Platforms (with Ran Spiegler)
September 22nd David McAdams (Duke) Dynamic Bidding in Auctions with Costly Participation
September 29th Kristof Madarasz (LSE) Bargaining under the Illusion of Transparency
October 6th Willie Fuchs (Berkeley, PER/B-School joint visitor) Adverse Selection, Slow Moving Capital and Misallocation (with Brett Green and Dimitris Papanikolaou)
October 13th Jean-Marc Tallon (Unversite Paris, PER visitor) Aggregating Tastes, Beliefs, and Attitudes under Uncertainty (with Eric Danan, Thibault Gajdos, and Brian Hill)
October 20th Keeyoung Rhee (Econ Grad Student)  
October 27th Lones Smith (Wisconsin-Madison) Greed, Fear, and Rushes (with Axel Anderson and Andreas Park)
November 10th David Dillenberger (UPenn/NYU) Skewed Noise
November 17th Philip Reny (Chicago) Sequential Equilibrium in Multi-Stage Games with Infinite Sets of Types and Actions
November 24th Lars Stole (Chicago Booth) Menu Auctions with Incomplete Information(with David Martimort)
December 1st Willemien Kets (Northwestern Kellogg) A belief-based theory of homophily (with Alvaro Sandroni)
December 8th Juan Ortner (Boston University)  


Spring 2015

Date Name Topic
Jan. 26th Job Talk  
Feb. 2nd Job Talk  
Feb. 9th Job Talk  
Feb 16th Job Talk  
Feb 23rd Job Talk  
March 2nd Yuichi Yamamoto Stochastic Games with Hidden States
March 9th Eduardo Faingold The Value of a Reputation under Imperfect Monitoring (with Martin Cripps)
March 16th Spring Break  
March 23rd David Ahn Comparative Measure of Naivete and Sophistication for Dynamically Inconsistent Preferences ( with Todd Sarver)
March 30th Mallesh Pai Do Online Social Networks Increase Welfare?  (with Manuel Mueller-Frank)
April 6th Muhamet Yildiz Common Belief Foundations of Global Games (with Stephen Morris and Hyun Shin)
April 13th David Pearce Bargaining with One-Sided Asymmetric Information and Nonstationary Behavioral Types
April 20th Alp Atakan Market Selection and the Information Content of Prices (with Mehmet Ekmekci)
April 27th Andrew Postlewaite Informational size and two-staged mechanisms