Workshop on Applied Theory

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Workshop Schedule for Autumn 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 Autumn 2017 quarter are Alex Frankel and Elliot Lipnowski. 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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September 26  On the Existence of Equilibria in Bayesian Allocation-Mechanisms Srihari Govindan SHFE 112
October 3  Group-Shift and the Consensus Effect David Dillenberger SHFE 112
October 10  Information Games and Robust Trading Mechanisms Gabriel Carroll SHFE 112
October 17  Adverse Selection, Efficiency and the Structure of Information Heski Bar-Isaac SHFE 112
October 24  Robust Mechanism Design of Exchange Tomasz Sadzik SHFE 112
October 31  Ratings-Based Price Discrimination Gonzalo Cisternas SHFE 112
November 7  An Axiomatic Foundation for the Theory of Risk Aversion with Applications Yonatan Aumann SHFE 112
November 14  Cheap Talk with Transparent Motives Elliot Lipnowski & Doron Ravid SHFE 112
November 21  Optimal Contracts with a Risk-Taking Agent Dan Barron SHFE 112
November 28  TBA Kfir Eliaz SHFE 112
December 5  Optimal Incentive Contract with Endogenous Monitoring Technology Anqi Li 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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