Conference on Economic Theory

June 14-15, 2012

Organizer: Johannes Hörner

THURSDAY
8:00 Continental Breakfast
  SESSION 1: Chaires by Johannes Hörner
9:00 Philipp Kircher (LSE), “Assortative Matching with Large Firms: Span of Control over More vs Better Workers” (with J. Eeckhout)
10:00 Break
10:15 Patrick Rey (Toulouse), “Vertical Integration and Foreclosure in Multilateral Relations” (with V. Nocke)
11:30 Kark Schmedders (Zürich), “The Polynomial First-Order Approach to Principal-Agent Problems” (with Phillip Renner) [Slides]
12:20 Lunch
  SESSION 2. Chaired by Eduardo Faingold
2:30 Penelope Hernandez (U. of Valencia), “Strategic Sharing of a Costly Network Joint” (with J. Peris and J. Silva)
3:30 Break
3:45 Steven Callander (Stanford University), “Experimentation in Federal Systems” (with B. Harstad)
5:00 David Ahn (UC Berkeley), “Preference for Flexibility and Random Choice” (with T. Sarver)
7:30 Dinner, Union League Cafe, 1032 Chapel Street
FRIDAY
8:00 Continental Breakfast
  SESSION 3. Chaired by Dirk Bergemann
9:00 Andrzej Skrzypacz (Stanford University), “Costs and Benefits of Dynamic Trading in a Lemons Market” (with William Fuchs)
10:00 Break
10:15 Simon Board (UCLA), “Competitive Insurance Markets with Limited Commitment” (with M. Meyer-ter-Vehn) [Abstact] [Slides]
11:30 Rakesh Vohra (Kellogg), “Auction Design with Fairness Concerns: Subsidies vs. Set-asides” (with Mallesh Pai)
12:30 Lunch
  SESSION 4: Chaired by Kareen Rozen
2:30 Rida Laraki (CNRS-Ecole Polytechnique): “A Unified Approach to Equilibrium Existence in Discontinuous Strategic Games” (with P. Bich)
3:30 Break
3:45 Marcin Peski (Toronto University), “Discounted Repeated Games with General Incomplete Information
5:00 Pedro Dal Bó (Brown University), “The Evolutionary Robustness of Forgiveness and Cooperation” (with Enrique Pujals)

Attendees

Ahn, David
Bergemann, Dirk
Bich, Philippe
Board, Simon
Bonatti, Alessandro
Callander, Steven
Carroll, Gabriel
Dal Bo, Pedro
de Clippel, Geoffroy
Deb, Joyee
Dillenberger, David
Faingold, Eduardo
Fuchs, William
Gandhi, Amit
Hernandez, Penelope
Horner, Johannes
Kamada, Yuichiro
Kazumori, Eiichiro
Kircher, Philipp
Klevorick, Alvin K.
Kos, Nenad
Laclau, Marie
Laraki, Rida
Li, Anqi
Lipman, Bart
Mailath, George
Manea, Mihai
Matthews, Steven
Meyer-ter-Vehn, Moritz
Pai, Mallesh
Peski, Marcin
Postlewaite, Andrew
Rey, Patrick
Rozen, Kareen
Said, Maher
Sarver, Todd
Schmedders, Karl
Skreta, Vasiliki
Skrzypacz, Andrzej
Takahashi, Satoru
Toikka, Juuso
Vohra, Rakesh
von Stengel, Bernhard
Wilson, Andrea
You, Jung Sook