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2012-2013 Bag Lunches
2012-2013 Coordinators:Todd Sarver and Mehmet Ekmekci

Thursdays 12:15-1:15 pm
Location: Jacobs G43
09/27/2012
Jason Hartline
NU EECS
The Simple Economics of Approximately Optimal Auctions (with Saeed Alaei, Hu Fu, Nima Haghpanah, and Azarakhsh Malekian)
Abstract
Research Page
10/4/2012
Martin Szydlowski
PhD Student, NU WCAS Economics Dept.
Incentives, Project Choice and Dynamic Multitasking
Abstract
Research Page
10/11/2012

Jonathan Weinstein
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
A Bayesian Foundation for Classical Hypothesis Testing
Abstract
Research Page

10/18/2012
Oscar Contreras
PhD Student, NU WCAS Economics Dept.
Relational Contracts, Financing Constraints, and Social Welfare
Research Page
10/23/2012
SPECIAL SEMINAR
1:00-2:30PM
Jacobs 387

Simone Galperti

PhD Student, NU WCAS Economics Dept.
Commitment, Flexibility, and Optimal Screening of Time Inconsistency
Abstract
Research Page
10/25/2012

Álvaro Parra
PhD Student, NU WCAS Economics Dept.
Sequential Innovation and Patent Policy
Abstract
Research Page

11/1/2012
Paul Milgrom
Stanford University
Heuristic Auctions (with Ilya Segal)
Abstract
Research Page
11/8/2012
Roland Eisenhuth
PhD Student, NU WCAS Economics Dept.
Reference Dependent Mechanism Design
Abstract
Research Page
11/15/2012
Eddie Dekel
NU WCAS Economics Dept.
Optimal Allocation with Costly Verification (with Elchanan Ben-Porath and Bart Lipman)
Research Page
11/22/2012

NO SEMINAR - THANKSGIVING.

11/29/2012

Joshua Cherry
NU Kellogg MEDS
Dept.
Strategically Valuable Information
Abstract
Research Page

12/6/2012

Mehmet Ekmekci
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Information in Tender Offers with a Large Shareholder (with Nenad Kos)
Abstract

Research Page

2/26/2013

SPECIAL SEMINAR
Accounting Dept.  seminar room (6234 Jacobs)
3:30-5:00pm
David Cesarini

New York University

The Promises and Pitfalls of Genoeconomics
Abstract
Research Page

2/26/2013

SPECIAL SEMINAR
Accounting Dept.  seminar room (6234 Jacobs)
3:30-5:00pm
David Cesarini

New York University

The Promises and Pitfalls of Genoeconomics
Abstract
Research Page

4/4/2013

Rakesh Vohra
NU Kellogg MEDS
Dept.
The Allocation of Indivisible Objects via Rounding (with Thanh Nguyen)
Abstract

Research Page

4/11/2013

Alessandro Pavan
NU WCAS Economics Dept.
(In)attention and Bounded Recall

Abstract
Research Page

4/18/2013
Ehud Kalai
NU Kellogg MEDS
Dept.
Learning and Stability in Large Repeated Games of Incomplete Information (with Eran Shmaya)
Abstract
Research Page
4/25/2013
Willemien Kets
NU Kellogg MEDS
Dept.
Finite-Order Equilibrium
Abstract
Research Page
5/2/2013
Thomas Mariotti
Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)

On Competitive Nonlinear Pricing (with Andrea Attar and Francois Salanie)
Abstract
Research Page
5/9/2013
Ron Siegel
NU WCAS Economics
Dept.
Large Contests (with Wojciech Olszewski)
Abstract
Research Page
5/9/2013
Special Student Only Seminar
11:00-12:30
Kresge Hall Rm. 4365

Drew Fudenberg
Harvard University

Learning in Games
Slides
Research Page
5/16/2013
No seminar due to Nemmers Conference
5/23/2013

Hal Varian
Chief Economist at Google

Bayesian Variable Selection for Nowcasting Economic Time Series (with Steven Scott)
Abstract
Slides

6/6/2013
Tadashi Sekiguchi
Kyoto University
Repeated Partnerships with Decreasing Returns (with Hajime Kobayashi and Katsunori Ohta)
Abstract
Research Page
2011-2012 Bag Lunches
2011-2012 Coordinator: Ronen Gradwohl
09/22/11
Jeff Ely
NU WCAS Economics Dept.
Overbooking (with Daniel Garrett and Toomas Hinnosaar)
Research Page
09/29/11
Thành Nguyen
NU Kellogg Math Center & McC EECS
Bargaining with Intermediaries
Abstract
Research Page
10/06/11

Pablo Schenone
PhD Student, NU WCAS Economics Dept.
A necessary and sufficient condition for a PBE folk theorem

10/13/11
Daniel Garrett
PhD Student, NUWCAS Economics Dept.
Durable-Goods Sales with Changing Values and Unobservable Arrival Dates
Abstract
10/14/11

Toomas Hinnosaar
PhD Student, NU WCAS Economics Dept.
Calendar Mechanism
Jacobs G42

10/20/11
Bård Harstad
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Boycotts and (Self-) Regulation in a Dynamic Game (joint with Georgy Egorov)
Abstract
Research Page
10/27/11
Keiichi Kawai
PhD Student, NU WCAS Economics Dept.
Reputation and Securitization
Abstract
10/28/11
Pak Hung Au
PhD Student, NU WCAS Economics Dept.
Ownership and Managerial Turnover
11/03/11

Marciano Siniscalchi
NU WCAS Economics Dept.
A Revealed-Preference Theory of Strategic Counterfactuals
Abstract
Research Page

11/10/11

Konrad Mierendorff
University of Zurich
Optimal Dynamic Mechanism Design with Deadlines
Abstract
Research Page

11/17/11
Nenad Kos
Bocconi University and Visiting Scholar, NU Kellogg Math Center
The Design of Ambiguous Mechanisms
Abstract
Research Page
12/08/11

ROOM CHANGE: JACOBS 165
Aygun Dalkiran

PhD student, NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Common Knowledge and Equilibria Switching (with Moshe Hoffman)
Abstract
Research Page

12/15/11
Winter Break
12/20/2012
3:00-5:00 Special seminar
Jacobs 561
Alex Belloni

Duke University
Approximate Group Context Tree: applications to dynamic programming and dynamic choice models (with Roberto I. Oliveira)
Abstract
Research Page
12/27/2012
STUDENT ONLY SEMINAR
12:00-1:30; Jacobs G36
Ran Spiegler

Tel Aviv University and University College London
Markets with Boundedly Rational Consumers: Competition and Obfuscation

Powerpoint version
Abstract
Research Page

12/27/2012

Tai-Wei Hu
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Information aggregation and ex post optimality in a large, two-stage, Cournot market (with Neil Wallace)

Abstract
Research Page

01/11/12
3:00-5:00 Special seminar
Jacobs 561
Alex Belloni

Duke University
Approximate Group Context Tree: applications to dynamic programming and dynamic choice models (with Roberto I. Oliveira)
Abstract
Research Page
3/27/12
STUDENT ONLY SEMINAR
12:00-1:30; Jacobs G36
Ran Spiegler

Tel Aviv University and University College London
Markets with Boundedly Rational Consumers: Competition and Obfuscation
Powerpoint version
Abstract
Research Page
4/5/12

Tai-Wei Hu
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Information aggregation and ex post optimality in a large, two-stage, Cournot market (with Neil Wallace)
Abstract
Research Page

4/12/12

Georgy Egorov
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Markov Voting Equilibria: Theory and Applications (with Daron Acemoglu and Konstantin Sonin)

Abstract

Paper
Research Page

4/19/12
Yuval Salant
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Reallocation Costs and Efficiency (with Ron Siegel)
Abstract
Research Page

4/26/12
Luciano De Castro
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Dependence, Monotone Comparative Statics and Equilibria in Multi-Unit Auctions

Abstract
Based on A New Approach to Correlation of Types
in Bayesian Games

Research Page

05/01/12
SPECIAL SEMINAR
Sonia Jaffe,
Harvard University
561 Jacobs, 3:45-4:45PM
What Happens when Transfers are Added to a Matching Market? (with Scott Kominers)
Abstract
Research Page
05/03/12

Jean Tirole
ROOM CHANGE: Jacobs 160
Toulouse School of Economics
Country Solidarity, Private Sector Involvement, and the Contagion of Sovereign Crises
Abstract
Research Page

5/10/12
Simone Galperti
NU WCAS Economics Dept.
Commitment, Flexibility, and Optimal Screening of Time Inconsistency
Abstract
Research Page

5/17/12

Antonio Nicolo
University of Padua
Strategy-proofness and Equal-cost Sharing for a Binary Excludable Public Good with Fixed Cost (with Jordi Masso and Arunava Sen)
Abstract
Research Page

5/24/12
Wioletta Dziuda
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Achieving Coordination under Privacy Concerns (with Ronen Gradwohl)
Abstract
Research Page
5/31/12
Nabil Al-Najjar
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
A Bayesian model of risk and uncertainty (with Jonathan Weinstein)
Research Page
 
2010-2011 Bag Lunches
2010-2011 Coordinator: Tai-Wei Hu
09/23/10
Jonathan Weinstein
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Provisional Probabilities and Paradigm Shifts
Abstract
Research Page
09/30/10
Antoine Loeper
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Dynamic Voting with Endogenous Status Quo
Abstract
Research Page
10/07/10
Shiran Rachmilevitch
PhD student, NU WCAS Economics Dept.
Bribing and Signaling in Auctions
10/14/10
Florian Herold
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Probability Weighting as Evolutionary Second-Best
Abstract
Research Page
10/21/10

Fabrizio Germano
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Concentration and Self-Censorship in Commercial Media (with Martin Meier)
Abstract
Research Page

10/26/10
SPECIAL SEMINAR
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 12:10-1:10pm, **G42** Jacobs
Umberto Garfagnini
PhD Student, NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Learning Through Delegated Experimentation
Research Page
11/04/10
Nabil Al-Najjar
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Parametric Representation of Preferences (with Luciano de Castro)
Abstract
Research Page
11/11/10
Asher Wolinsky
NU WCAS Economics Dept.
Search with Adverse Selection (with Stephan Lauermann)
Abstract
Research Page
11/18/10

Dezso Szalay
University of Bonn
Regulating a multiproduct and multitype monopolist
Abstract
Research Page

11/25/10
Thanksgiving
12/02/10
Wioletta Dziuda
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Communication with Detectable Deceit
Abstract
Research Page
12/09/10

Sebastian Buhai
NU WCAS Economics Dept.
A Social Network Analysis of Occupational Segregation
(with Marco van der Leij)
Abstract

Research Page

12/16/10
Bård Harstad
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
The market for conservation and other hostages
Abstract
Research Page
03/03/11
ROOM CHANGE! JACOBS G36
Miltos Makris

University of Southampton
A Theory of Consumption under Cravings and Uncertainty (with Subir Bose)
Research Page

03/10/11
ROOM CHANGE! JACOBS G42
Mamoru Kaneko
University of Tsukuba
A measure of inference in classical and intuitionistic logics: some applications to game theory
Abstract
Research Page

03/31/11

STUDENTS ONLY
ROOM CHANGE! TECH L361
Dirk Bergemann
Yale University
Robust Mechanism Design
Slides
Reading List
Research Page

03/31/11
Kyoungwon Seo
JACOBS G42
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Ambiguity with Repeated Experiments (with Larry Epstein)
Research Page
04/07/11
Todd Sarver
NU WCAS Economics Dept.
Convex Recursive Preferences: Anticipation, Loss Aversion, and Asset Returns
Research Page
04/14/11
Peter Klibanoff
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Relevance and Symmetry (with Sujoy Mukerji and Kyoungwon Seo).
Abstract
Research Page
04/21/11
Jakub Steiner
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Price Distortions in High-Frequency Markets (with Colin Stewart)
Abstract
Research Page
04/26/11
SPECIAL SEMINAR
ROOM CHANGE: JACOBS G05
Daron Acemoglu, MIT
History, expectations and leadership in the evolution of cooperation (with Matthew Jackson)
Abstract
Research Page
04/27/11
Nancy Schwartz Lecture
Daron Acemoglu, MIT
5:00 pm
Jacobs G40 (Louis Stern Room)
Why Nations Fail
Research Page
04/28/11
Laetitia Placido
Paris School of Economics
Ambiguity and compound risk attitudes: an experiment (with Mohammed Abdellaoui and Peter Klibanoff)
Abstract
Research Page
05/05/11
Bruno Strulovici
NU WCAS Economics Dept.
Forward-Looking Behavior, Well-Being Representation, and Time Inconsistency
Abstract
Research Page
05/12/11
Luciano De Castro
ROOM CHANGE: JACOBS G44
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
A New Approach to the Study of Games with Incomplete Information
Research Page
Tues, 05/17/11
Andrew Caplin mini-course
12:00-1:15, Jacobs G43
Anxiety or Surprise? The Need for Data Enrichment
Reading List
05/18/11
Andrew Caplin mini-course
12:00-1:15, Jacobs G43
The Axiomatic Approach to Enriched Choice Data: Two Examples
Reading List
Thurs, 05/19/11
Andrew Caplin mini-course
9:30-10:45, Jacobs G166
Mis-perception and Stochastic Choice: Theory and Tests
Reading List
05/19/11
Ron Siegel
NU WCAS Economics Dept.
Head Starts in Contests
Abstract
Research Page
05/26/11
Alessandro Pavan
NU WCAS Economics Dept.
Price Discrimination in Many-to-Many Matching Markets (with Renato Gomes)
Abstract
Research Page
06/02/11
Aviad Heifetz
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Comprehensive Rationalizability
Research Page
 

2009-2010 Bag Lunches

2009-2010 Coordinator: Bruno Strulovici

 

09/24/09
Florian Herold
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Can preferences for rewarding coexist with preferences for punishing?
ABSTRACT
Research Page
10/01/09
Mallesh Pai
PhD Student, NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Competing Auctioneers
ABSTRACT
10/08/09
Renato Gomes
PhD Student, NU WCAS Economics Dept.
Auctioning Users: a Mechanism Design Approach
ABSTRACT
Research Page
10/15/09
Christian Kellner
PhD Student, NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Tournaments as Response to Ambiguity Aversion in Incentive Contracts
10/19/09

Benny Moldovanu's Mini-Course
"Dynamic Mechanism Design"
12:00-1:30, Jacobs G43
Research Page

10/21/09

Benny Moldovanu's Mini-Course
"Dynamic Mechanism Design"
12:00-1:30, Jacobs G44
Research Page

10/22/09
Yosh Halberstam
PhD Student, NU WCAS Economics Dept.
Party Labels and Information: The Implications of Contagion in Coelection Environments
ABSTRACT
10/29/09
Daniele Condorelli
NU Kellogg Math Center
Dynamic Bilateral Trading in Networks
Research Page
See for Research Page for ABSTRACT

11/04/09
SPECIAL SEMINAR (12:10-1:10)
ROOM CHANGE: JACOBS G44
Claudia Neri
PhD Student, NU WCAS Economics Dept.
Strategic Thinking and Subjective Expectations in a Double Auction Experiment
ABSTRACT
11/05/09
Wioletta Dziuda
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Dynamic Bargaining with Endogenous Default
ABSTRACT
Research Page
11/12/09
Mike Whinston
WCAS Economics Dept.
Property Rights
ABSTRACT
Research Page
11/16/09
Matthew Jackson's Mini-Course
"Network Formation"
Research Page
11/17/09
Matthew Jackson's Mini-Course
"Network Formation"
Research Page
11/18/09
Matthew Jackson's Mini-Course
"Network Formation"
Research Page
11/19/09
Marciano Siniscalchi
WCAS Economics Dept.
A More Robust Definition of Multiple Priors (with Paolo Ghirardato)
ABSTRACT
Research Page
11/26/09
THANKSGIVING
12/01/09
SPECIAL SEMINAR (12:10-1:10)
ROOM CHANGE: JACOBS G42
Philippos Louis
Math Center Visiting Pre-doc
Preferences over Information in Collective Decisions
ABSTRACT
12/03/09
Jiro Kondo
NU Kellogg Finance Dept.
Vagueness and Adjudicators: Theory and Evidence on Contract Vagueness and Enforcement Evaluation
Research Page
12/09/09
SPECIAL SEMINAR (12:10-1:10)
ROOM CHANGE: JACOBS G42
Manuel Mueller-Frank
PhD Student, NU WCAS Economics Dept.
A General Framework for Rational Learning in Social Networks
ABSTRACT
12/10/09
Ron Siegel
WCAS Economics Dept.
Asymmetric Contests with Interdependent Valuations
Research Page
04/01/10
Christoph Kuzmics
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Symmetric Players in Repeated Games (with Tom Palfrey and Brian Rogers)
ABSTRACT
Research Page
04/08/10

Jason Hartline
McC Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Multi-dimensional Mechanism Design and Sequential Posted Pricing
ABSTRACT
Research Page

04/15/10
Bard Harstad
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Buy coal!
Abstract
Research Page
04/22/10

Alp Atakan
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Reputations for Punishment (with Mehmet Ekmekci)
Research Page

04/29/10
Peter Klibanoff
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Ambiguity, Dynamic Consistency and Behavioral Phenomena (with Sandeep Baliga and Eran Hanany)
Research Page
05/06/10
Bruno Strulovici
WCAS Economics Dept.
Dynamic Contracting with Moral Hazard and Persistent Private Information
Research Page
05/13/10
Kyoungwon Seo
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
A De Finetti Theorem For Capacities: Ambiguity About Correlation (with Larry Epstein)
Abstract
Research Page
05/17/10 Special seminar (Political Economy series)
MEDS 561: 12:15 - 1:30pm
Sivan Frenkel

Math Center Pre-doc
Research Page
05/20/10 Eran Shmaya
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Expressible tests need not be manipulable
(with Tai-Wei Hu)
Abstract
Research Page
05/27/10 Alvin Roth
Harvard University
Matching with Couples
Research Page
06/03/10 Nabil Al-Najjar
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
A Subjective Framework for Testing (with Luciano de Castro and Mallesh Pai)
Research Page


2008-2009 Bag Lunches


2008-2009 Coordinators: Todd Sarver and Ron Siegel

09/25/08
Lance Fortnow
McC Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
"Program Equilibria and Discounted Computation Time"
Research Page
10/02/08
Siyang Xiong
NU Economics Dept.
"Topologies on types: connections" (with Yi-Chun Chen)
10/07/08

SPECIAL SEMINAR: 12:00-1:00
ROOM CHANGE: 561 Jacobs
Nick Netzer
University of Zurich
"Competition without Commitment"
ABSTRACT
Research Page

10/09/08
Jason Hartline
McC Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
"Approximation in Multi-dimensional Pricing"
ABSTRACT
Research Page
10/16/08
Bard Harstad
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
"The Dynamics of Climate Agreements"
ABSTRACT
Research Page
10/21/08
SPECIAL SEMINAR: 12:10-1:10
Serra Boranday
Ph D Student, NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
"Sequential and Simultaneous Budget Making Under Different Voting Rules"
Part One; Part Two
10/23/08

Andras Niedermayer
NU Kellogg Math Center
"Fee Setting Intermediaries: On Real Estate Agents, Stock Brokers, and Auction Houses"
Research Page

10/30/08
Glen Weyl
Harvard University
"Monopolies in Two-Sided Markets: Comparative Statics and Identification"
SLIDES
Research Page
11/06/08
Pierpaolo Battigalli
Università Bocconi
"Context Dependent Forward Induction Reasoning"
Slides
Research Page
11/13/08
Po Han Fong
NU Kellogg Management & Strategy Dept.
"Path-Dependent Policy Dynamics in Stochastic Environments"
Abstract
Research Page
11/20/08
Julio Gonzales-Diaz
NU Kellogg Math Center
"Repeated Random Matching Games: Community Enforcement Beyond the Prisoner's Dilemma"
Research Page
12/04/08
Daniele Condorelli
NU Kellogg Math Center
Research Page
Weak Cartels at Standard Auctions
Abstract
12/11/08
Alessandro Pavan
NU Economics Dept.
Dynamic Mechanism Design
Research Page
04/02/09
Todd Sarver
ROOM: G43 Jacobs
NU Economics Dept.
A Subjective Model of Temporal Preferences
(with Haluk Ergin)
ABSTRACT
Research Page
04/03/09

SPECIAL SEMINAR: 12:00-1:00
Nejat Anbarci
ROOM: 561 Jacobs
Deakin University, Australia
Interim Outcomes and Bargaining Solutions
Research Page

04/09/09
Room: G44 Jacobs
Vlad Mares

NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Preemption and Jump Bidding: the Case Against Information Agregation
Abstract
04/16/09
Drew Fudenberg
ROOM: G44 Jacobs
THIS TALK WILL END AT 1:45
Harvard University
Perfect Public Ex-Post Equilibria of Repeated Games with Uncertain Outcomes
ABSTRACT
Research Page
04/23/09
Wojciech Olszewski
ROOM: G44 Jacobs
NU Economics Dept.
The principal-agent approach to testing experts
(with Marcin Peski)
ABSTRACT
Research Page
04/30/09
Ron Siegel
ROOM: G42 Jacobs
NU Economics Dept.
Hiring in Labor Markets with Information Revelation
(with Jeff Ely)
ABSTRACT
Research Page
05/07/09
Ehud Kalai
ROOM: G44 Jacobs
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
A Cooperative/Competitive Solution to a Class of Strategic Games (with Adam Tauman Kalai)
Research Page
05/08/09
SPECIAL SEMINAR: 12:10-1:10
José Heleno Faro

ROOM: G42 Jacobs
FACE - UFMG, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Variational Bewley Preferences
ABSTRACT
Research Page
05/12/09
SPECIAL SEMINAR: 1:00-2:30
STUDENTS ONLY
ROOM: G43 Jacobs
David Levine
Washington University
Repeated Games in Continuous Time
Research Page

05/14/09
Yuval Salant
ROOM: G44 Jacobs
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Eliciting Preferences from Choices with Consistent Mistakes
Research Page
05/21/09
Nabil Al-Najjar
ROOM: G42 Jacobs
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
A Subjective Foundation of Objective Probability
(with Luciano de Castro)
ABSTRACT
Research Page
05/28/09
Eran Shmaya
ROOM: G44 Jacobs
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
The determinacy of infinite games with eventual perfect monitoring
ABSTRACT
Research Page
06/04/09
Joaquin Poblete
ROOM: G43 Jacobs
NU Kellogg MECS PhD student
The Limited Liability Agency Model with Moral Hazard
(with Daniel Spulber)
ABSTRACT

 

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2007-2008 Bag Lunches

2007-2008 Coordinator: Antoine Loeper

09/27/07
Tomasz Strzalecki
Ph.D. Candidate in WCAS Economics Dept.
Axiomatic Foundations of Multiplier Preferences

Research Page
10/04/07
Frances Xu
Ph.D. Candidate in Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Optimal Best-Price Policy
10/11/07

Konstantinos E. Zachariadis
Ph.D. Candidate in Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Derivation of Rational Equilibrium Prices in a Sequential Market with a Common Value Component: A Baseline Model

10/16/07
NEW ROOM: G45 JACOBS
Andrei Barbos
Ph.D. Candidate in WCAS Economics Dept.
Context Effects: A Representation of Choices from Categories
10/18/07
Joyee Deb
Ph.D. Candidate in Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Cooperation and Community Responsibility:
A Folk Theorem for Repeated Matching Games with Names
10/25/07
Luca Rigotti
Duke University
Knightian uncertainty and incomplete preferences: an introduction and some applications
Research Page
11/01/07
Nenad Kos
Ph.D. Candidate in WCAS Economics Dept.
Communication and Efficiency in Auctions
11/08/07

Peter Eso
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Multi-sender dynamic cheap talk with imperfect observation (with Yuk-fai Fong, Kellogg Mgmt. and Strategy Dept.)
Research Page

11/15/07
François Maniquet
CORE, Louvain La Neuve, Belgium
On the informational efficiency of approval voting in large elections
Research Page
11/29/07
Olivier Gossner
PSE, Paris, visiting NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Evolution, rationality and adaptation in a changing environment (with Christoph Kuzmics)
Research Page
12/06/07
Nabil Al-Najjar
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Learnability and the Testing of Experts (with A. Sandroni, R. Smorodinsky, and J. Weinstein)
Research Page
03/06/08
Andras Niedermayer
NU Kellogg Math Center Postdoc
Optimal Intermediation Mechanisms
Research Page
04/03/08
Marciano Siniscalchi
WCAS Economics Dept.
Three Easy Pieces: Applications of Vector Expected Utility
Research Page
04/08/08
Graduate Students only Seminar
ROOM CHANGE: Jacobs G42
Faruk Gul

Princeton University
Ambiguity, Uncertainty and Risk
Research Page
04/10/08

Ron Siegel
WCAS Economics Dept.
Licensing with Limited Instruments
Research Page

04/15/08

SPECIAL SEMINAR: 3:30-500
ROOM CHANGE: Jacobs G42
Mihai Manea
Harvard University
Bargaining on Networks
Research Page

04/17/08
Luis Corchon
Universidad Carlos III, Madrid
Peace Agreements Without Commitment
Research Page
04/24/08
Christoph Kuzmics
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Hidden Symmetries and Focal Points
Research Page
05/01/08
Gabrielle Demange
Paris-Jourdan Sciences Économiques (PSE)

A communication game on electoral platforms (with Karine Van der Straeten)
ABSTRACT

Research Page
05/06/08

SPECIAL SEMINAR
ROOM CHANGE: Jacobs G42
Tilman Borgers
University of Michigan
When are Signals Complements or Substitutes?
(with Daniel Krahmer and Angel Hernando-Veciana)
Research Page

05/08/08
Peter Klibanoff
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Updating ambiguity averse preferences
Research Page
05/15/08
Alp Atakan
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Reputation With Long Run Players
Research Page
05/22/08
Marco Ottaviani
NU Kellogg Management and Strategy Dept.
The Organization of Search for Innovation (with Tracy R. Lewis)
Research Page
05/29/08
Mehmet Ekmekci
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Bargaining and Reputation in Search Markets (with Alp Atakan)
Research Page

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2006-2007 Bag Lunches

2006-2007 Coordinator: Jonathan Weinstein

09/21/06
Alexei Alexandrov
Ph.D. Candidate in NU Managerial Economics and Strategy
Fat Products
Research Page
09/28/06
Ehud Kalai
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
An Approach to Bounded Rationality (with A. Kalai and E. Ben-Sasson)
10/05/06
Itai Sher
Ph.D. Candidate in NU Economics Dept.
A Model of Persuasion
10/12/06
Lauren Xiaoyuan Lu
Ph.D. Candidate in NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Incentives for Quality through Endogenous Routing (with Jan Van Mieghem and Canan Savaskan)
10/19/06

Sourav Bhattacharya
Doctoral Candidate, Managerial Economics and Strategy
Can Voting Solve the Information Problem in Large Elections?

10/26/06
Elchanan Ben-Porath
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Trade with Heterogeneous Beliefs
Research Page
11/02/06
Lance Fortnow
University of Chicago- Computer Science Department
On The Complexity of Testing Forecasts
(with Rakesh Vohra)
11/09/06

Che-Lin Su
NU Kellogg Math Center
Stock Options and Chief Executive Officer Compensation *and*
Computation of Moral Hazard Problems

(with Christopher Armstrong and David Larcker)
Research Page

11/16/06
Nabil Al-Najjar
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Decision Makers are Statisticians: Diversity, Ambiguity, and Belief Formation
Research Page
11/30/06
Alp Atakan
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Small Efficient Auctions in Decentralized Matching with Incomplete Information
Research Page
12/07/06
Miguel Melendez
NU Kellogg Math Center
Voting in small networks with cross-pressure (with Ascension Andina-Diaz, Universidad de Murcia)
Research Page
03/01/07
Ehud Kalai
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Conditional Commitments (with A. Kalai, D. Samet and E. Lehrer)
Abstract
Research Page
03/08/07
Jeff Ely
NU Economics Dept.
Kludged
Research Page
03/28/07
Peter Klibanoff
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Updating Preferences with Multiple Priors (with Eran Hanany)
Research Page
04/05/07
Julio Gonzalez-Diaz
NU Kellogg Math Center
Essentializing equilibrium concepts
Research Page
04/12/07
Christoph Kuzmics
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Refined best-response correspondence and dynamics
Research Page
04/19/07
Daniel Diermeier
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Policy Dynamics and Legislative Bargaining (with Pohan Fong)
Research Page
04/26/07

Matthew Jackson
Stanford University
Learning in Social Networks: Convergence, Influence and the Wisdom of Crowds

05/03/07
Jonathan Weinstein
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Comparative Testing of Experts (with Nabil Al-Najjar)

Research Page
05/10/07

Alessandro Pavan
NU Department of Economics
On The Effects of Shocks on Long-term Contracting

Research Page

05/17/07

Eyal Beigman
NU Kellogg Math Center
Learning From Revealed Preference

05/24/07
Rakesh Vohra
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
A Characterization of Revenue Equivalence
Research Page
05/31/07
Florian Herold
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
Contractual Incompleteness as a Signal of Trust
Research Page

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2005-2006 Bag Lunches
June 8

ROOM CHANGE: 276 Jacobs
Peter Klibanoff

NU Kellogg MEDS
Recursive Smooth Ambiguity Preferences (with Massimo
Marinacci and Sujoy Mukerji)
Research Page

June 1

ROOM CHANGE: 276 Jacobs
James Schummer

NU Kellogg MEDS
Credible Deviations from Signaling Equilibria" (with Péter Esö, NU Kellogg MEDS)
Research Page

May 25

ROOM CHANGE: 276 Jacobs
Ehud Kalai
NU Kellogg MEDS
Price Stability in Large Market Games
Research Page

May 18

Nabil Al-Najjar
NU Kellogg MEDS
Learning and the Common Prior Assumption
Research Page

May 11
Miguel A. Melendez-Jimenez
Post-doc, NU Kellogg Math Center
Exploitation and Cooperation in Networks (with Andrea Galeotti, Cal Tech)
Research Page
May 4
Jeff Ely
NU Economics Dept.
Common Learning
Research Page
April 27

Wojciech Olszewski
NU Economics Dept.
Strategic Manipulation of Empirical Tests (with Alvaro Sandroni)
Research Page

April 20

Ariel Rubinstein
Tel Aviv University
Instinctive and Cognitive Reasoning: A Study of Response Times
Research Page

April 13

Alp Atakan
NU Kellogg MEDS
Research Page
Efficient Matching with Explicit Search Frictions

April 6

NOTE ROOM CHANGE: 1246 Jacobs
Robert Merton, Harvard (Schwartz Lecture speaker)
Design of Financial Systems: Towards a Synthesis of Function and Structure (with Zve Bodie)
Research Page

March 30

Johannes Horner
NU Kellogg MEDS
Public vs. Private Offers in the Market for Lemons ( with Nicolas Vieille)
Research Page

Dec. 1
Tapas Kundu
NU Kellogg MEDS
Monopoly Pricing under the Medicaid-Style Most-Favored-Customer Clause and Its Welfare Implication (with Peter Klibanoff)
Dec. 8

Yuk-Fai Fong
NU Kellogg Management & Strategy
Research Page
Intertemporal Bundling and Tacit Collusion (with James Dana)

Nov. 24
Thanksgiving
Nov. 17

Christoph Kuzmics
NU Kellogg/MEDS
Research Page
The Evolution of Morality

Nov. 10

Che-Lin Su
NU Kellogg Math Center
Research Page
Optimal income taxation with multidimensional taxpayer types (with Kenneth Judd)

Nov. 3

Jonathan Weinstein
NU Kellogg/MEDS
A new equilibrium in the classic Blotto game

Oct. 27
Alessandro Pavan
NU WCAS/Economics
Research Page
Efficiency and Welfare under Asymmetric Information
Oct. 20

Charles Zheng
NU WCAS/Economics
Research Page
The General Equilibrium of Common Agencies

Oct. 13
Eran Shmaya
Tel Aviv University
When are two information structures equivalent? (with Ehud Lehrer and Dinah Rosenberg)
Oct. 6
Olivier Gossner
NU Kellogg/MEDS
Research Page
Ability and Knowledge
Sept. 29
Ehud Kalai
NU Kellogg/MEDS
Research Page
Partially Specified Large Games

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2004-2005 Bag Lunches

March 31

April 7

Tomasz Strzalecki
NU Economics Dept 
Subjective Beliefs and Ex-Ante Agreeable Trade

April 14

John Ledyard
Cal Tech
Voting and Efficient Public Good Mechanisms

April 21

April 28

Antonio Nicolo, University of Padua, Italy 
Efficient and Stable Collective Choices under Crowding Preferences
(with Jordi Masso).

May 5

Charles Zheng
NU Economics Dept (joint with Siyang Xiong)
Core Equivalence Theorem and Corporate Governance

May 12

Peter Eso
NU Kellogg MEDS
"Should I Work on behavioral, or Standard Economic Theory? Costly Signalling in a Career Concern Model."

May 19

Matthias Dahm
Visiting Scholar, CMS-EMS
Side-Effects of Campaign Finance Reform

May 26

Eduardo Faingold
University of Pennsylvania 
"Building a Reputation under Frequent Decisions"

June 2

Adam Galambos
NU Kellogg MEDS
Acyclic Sets of Linear Orders (with Victor Reiner)

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