Theorems of Arrow and Harsanyi: Fifty Years Later

October 4-5, 2002

FRIDAY
8:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 John Geanakoplos, “Three Brief Proofs of Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem”
10:30 Dov Samet, “Between Liberalism and Democracy” (with David Schmeidler)
11:30 Uzi Segal, “Democratically Elected Aristocracies” (with David Heyd)
12:30 Lunch
2:00 Rakesh Vohra, “Integer Programming and Arrovian Social Welfare Functions” (with Jay Sethuraman and Teo Chung Piaw)
3:30 Christian List, “Aggregating Sets of Judgments: An Impossibility Result” (with Philip Pettit)
4:30 Edi Karni, “Moral Sentiments and Social Justice: Affirmative Action in University Admissions” (with Zvi Safra)
6:00 Dinner
SATURDAY
8:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 Jean-François Mertens, “Relative Utilitarianism” (with Amrita Dhillon)
10:30 David Schmeidler, “Utilitarian Aggregation of Beliefs and Tastes” (with Itzhak Gilboa and Dov Samet)
11:30 Klaus Nehring, “Utilitarian Cooperation under Incomplete Information”
12:30 Lunch
2:00 Simon Grant, “Accidents of Birth, Life Chances and the Impartial Observer” (with Atsushi Kajii and Ben Polak)
3:30 Simon Grant, “Accidents of Birth, Life Chances and the Impartial Observer” (with Atsushi Kajii and Ben Polak)
4:30 Open Discussion
6:00 Dinner