Economic Theory: Timing, Types, and Testing

June 14-15, 2007

Organizers: Dirk Bergemann and George Mailath

THURSDAY
8:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 Welcome
  SESSION 1. INDEPENDENT TYPES
9:15 Faruk Gul and Wolfgang Pesendorfer, “The Canonical Type Space for Interdependent Preferences”
10:30 Break
10:45 Dirk Bergemann and Stephen Morris, “Strategic Distinguishability with an Application to Robust Virtual Implementation
12:00 Lunch
  SESSION 2. CONTINUOUS TIME GAMES AS A LIMIT
1:30 Eduardo Faingold and Yuliy Sannikov, “Reputation Effects and Equilibrium Degeneracy in Continuous-Time Games”
2:45 Break
3:00 Drew Fudenberg and David Levine, “Continuous Time Limits of Repeated Games with Imperfect Public Monitoring
4:15 Break
4:30 Yuliy Sannikov and Andrzej Skrzypacz, “The Role of Information in Repeated Games with Frequent Actions”
7:00 Dinner, Barcelona, 155 Temple Street
FRIDAY
8:00 Continental Breakfast
  SESSION 3. PREDICTIONS
8:30 Wojciech Olszweski and Alvaro Sandroni, “Counterfactual Predictions
9:45 Break
10:00 Lance Fortnow and Rakesh Vohra, “The Complexity of Forecast Testing
11:15 Break
11:30 Martin Cripps, Jeffrey Ely, George J. Mailath, and Larry Samuelson, “Common Learning
12:45 Break
  SESSION 4. TYPES AND EQUILIBRIUM
2:00 Open Discussion introduced by Jeff Ely and Muhamet Yildiz
6:30 Dinner, Bentara, 76 Orange Street

Attendees

Nabil Al-Najjar (Northwestern University)
Sandeep Baliga (Northwestern University)
Tilman Borgers (University of Michigan)
Martin Cripps (University College London)
Alfredo Di Tillio (IGIER - Bocconi University)
Mehmet Ekmekci (Northwestern)
Kfir Eliaz (NYU)
Jeffrey Ely (Northwestern University)
Drew Fudenberg (Harvard University)
Oliver Gossner (PSE-Paris)
Felix Kubler (University of Pennsylvania)
Stephanie Lau (Washington Univ. - St. Louis)
Qingmin Liu (Stanford University)
Ichiro Obara (UCLA)
Michael Ostrosky (Stanford University)
Marcin Peski (University of Chicago)
Andrew Postlewaite (University of Pennsylvania)
Philip Reny (University of Chicago)
Kareen Rozen (Yale University)
John Rust (University of Maryland)
William Sandholm (University of Wisconsin)
Yuliy Sannikov (University of California - Berkeley)
Lones Smith (University of Michigan)
Sven de Vries (Yale University)
Rakesh Vohra (Northwestern University)
Andrea Wilson (Harvard University)
Muhamet Yildiz (MIT)