Workshop on Applied Theory

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Workshop Schedule for Spring 2017

The Workshop on Applied Theory meets jointly with the Workshop in Economic Theory on Tuesdays from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

The workshop organizers for the Spring 2017 quarter are Alex Frankel and Doron Ravid. For questions or to be added to the list to receive weekly updates, please contact Sofia Bianchini or Ada Barbosa.

Upcoming Workshops


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March 28 Detecting and Understanding Collusion: the Case of Missing Bids
Sylvain Chassang, NYU SHFE 112
April 4 Likelihood Assignments in Extensive-Form Games
Francesc Dilme, Bonn SHFE 112
April 11 Robust Mechanisms Under Common Valuation
Songzi Du, Simon Fraser SHFE 112
April 18 Keeping your Story Straight: Truthtelling and Liespotting
Johannes Horner, Yale SHFE 112
April 25 Can Agents with Causal Misperceptions be Systematically Fooled?
Ran Spiegler, University College London SHFE 112
May 2 Incomplete Information Games with Ambiguity Averse Players Peter Klibanoff, Northwestern Kellogg SHFE 112
May 9  Mechanism with Evidence: Commitment and Robustness Bart Lipman, Boston University SHFE 112
May 19 The Design and Price of Information
Alessandro Bonatti, MIT Sloan SHFE 112
May 23  Apparent Mistakes
Henrique de Oliveira, Penn State SHFE 112
May 30 Experimental Tests of Rational Inattention Mark Dean, Columbia SHFE 112
June 6  Communication in a Complicated Work Niko Matouschek, Northwestern Kellogg SHFE 112

Past Workshops

We maintain a partial archive of schedules and papers beginning in the autumn of 2005.
Please note that in most cases the archived papers have been significantly revised or published.

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