Uncertainty in Economic Theory

A Workshop in Honor of David Schmeidler’s 65th Birthday

October 8-10, 2004

8:30 Continental Breakfast
9:00 Sujoy Mukerji (Oxford University), “The CEU Model and Price Indexation” (Abstract)
9:45 Tan Wang (University of British Columbia), “A Simple Theory of Asset Pricing Under Model Uncertainty” (Abstract)
11:00 Irasema Alonso (University of Rochester), “Ambiguity in a Two-Country World” (Abstract)
11:45 Jürgen Eichberger (University of Heidelberg), “Liquidity and Ambiguity: Banks of Asset Markets?” (with Willy Spanjers) (Abstract)
12:30 Lunch
1:30 Yoram Halevy (University of British Columbia), “Diminishing Impatience and Non-Expected Utility: A Unified Approach”
2:15 Kats Wakai (SUNY–Buffalo), “Two-Fund Separation under Homogeneous Ambiguity” (Abstract)
3:30 Antoine Billot (Université de Paris II), “Sharing Beliefs: Between Agreeing and Disagreeing” (Abstract)
4:15 Paolo Ghirardato (University of Torino & University of Iowa), “The Impact of Ambiguity on Prices and Allocations in Competitive Financial Markets” (Abstract)
5:15 Martin Schneider (New York University), “Ambiguity, Information Quality, and Asset Markets”
8:30 Continental Breakfast
9:00 Edi Karni (Johns Hopkins University), “Agency Theory with Maxmin EU Players” (Abstract)
9:45 Joseph Greenberg (McGill University), “On the Right to Remain Silent”
11:00 Dan Levin (Ohio State University), “Auctions with Uncertain Numbers of Bidders” (Abstract)
11:45 Emre Ozdenoren (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor), “Optimal Auction Design and Full Surplus Extraction with Ambiguity Averse Bidders” (Abstract)
12:30 Lunch
1:30 Kiyohiko Nishimura (Tokyo University) and Hiroyuki Ozaki (Tohoku University), “Search and Knightian Uncertainty” (Abstract)
2:15 Larry Epstein (University of Rochester), “Coarse Contingencies” (Abstract)
3:30 Dirk Bergemann (Yale University), “Optimal Monopoly Pricing: Regret and Robustness”
4:15 Peter Wakker (University of Amsterdam), “Non-Additive Probability Theory in Insurance” (Abstract)
5:15 John Geanakoplos (Yale University), “Games without Partitions”
8:30 Continental Breakfast
9:00 Ehud Kalai (Northwestern University), “Extensive Robustness Revisited” (Abstract)
9:45 Andrew Postlewaite (University of Pennsylvania), “Consumption Commitments and Preferences for Risk” (Abstract)
11:00 Ani Guerdjikova (Cornell University), “Can Case-Based Decision Makers Survive in a Financial Market?” (Abstract)
11:45 Stephen Morris (Yale University), “Dense Types” (Abstract)
12:30 Lunch
1:30 Jean-Marc Tallon (Université de Paris I), “Coping with Imprecise Information” (Abstract)
2:15 Atsushi Kajii (Kyoto University), Hiroyuki Kojima (Teikyo University), and Takashi Ui (Yokohama National University), “Co-minimum Additive Operators” (Abstract)
3:30 Peter Klibanoff (Northwestern University), “A Smooth Model of Decision-Making under Ambiguity” (Abstract)
4:15 Aldo Rustichini (University of Minnesota), “Ambiguity Aversion, Malevolent Nature, and the Variational Representation of Preferences” (with Fabio Maccheroni and Maasimo Marinacci) (Abstract)