Workshop on Applied Theory

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Workshop Schedule for Autumn 2016

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 Autumn 2016 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


Paper Title



Nov 1 "Market Power and Welfare in Asymmetric Divisible Good Auctions"
Xavier Vives, IESE Business School SHFE 112
Nov 8 TBA
Pavel Zryumov, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania SHFE 112
Nov 15 "Bargaining and News"
Brendan Daley, Duke University SHFE 112
Nov 22 "Diverse Behavior Patterns in a Symmetric Society with Voluntary Partnerships"
Takako Greve, Keio University SHFE 112
Nov 29 "Automated Economic Reasoning with Quantifier Elimination"
Casey Mulligan, The University of Chicago SHFE 112
Dec 6 "Improving Criminal Trials By Reflecting Residual Doubt: Multiple Verdicts and Plea Bargains"
Ron Siegel, Penn State 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.

Date Paper Title
Presented By
September 27
"Dynamic Information Design: Two Examples"
Jeff Ely, Northwestern University
October 4
"Optimal Asset Management Contracts with Hidden Savings"
Yuliy Sannikov, Princeton University and Becker Friedman Institute Visiting Scholar
October 11 "Electoral Competition with Rationally Inattentive Voters" Filip Matejka, CERGE-EI, Czech Republic
October 18
"Preference Reversal or Limited Sampling? Maybe Túngara Frogs Are Rational After All"
Paulo Natenzon, Washington University in St. Louis
October 25 "Optimal Project Termination with an Informed Agent" Erik Madsen, New York University, and Becker Friedman Institute Visiting Scholar