Events

Lectures are offered as a joint effort between the MEDS department, the NU department of Economics, the Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics & Mathematical Science, the Ford Motor Company Center for Global Citizenship and the Center for for Operations & Supply Chain Management.

Upcoming Events

Event Name Time
Tomorrow
Michikiro Kandori / Faculty of Economics / The University of Tokyo
Cooperation and Dynamic Network Formation: A Game Theoretic Case Study
MEDS Dept: CET / CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Workshop
Global Hub 5101
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Daniel Barron / Assistant Professor / Northwestern University
Simple Optimal Contracts with a Risk-Taking Agent
CMS-EMS Bag Lunches
Global Hub 4101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, April 3, 2017
John Marshall / Assistant Professor / Columbia University
Priors Rule: When Do Malfeasance Revelations Help or Hurt Incumbent Parties?
MEDS Dept: Political Economy Seminar Series
Global Hub 4101
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Volker Noche / Professor of Economics / University of Mannheim
"Multiproduct-Firm Oligopoly: An Aggregative Games Approach"
MEDS Dept: CET / CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Workshop
Global Hub 5101
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Bruno Strulovici / Professor / Northwestern University
Forthcoming
CMS-EMS Bag Lunches
Global Hub 5101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, April 10, 2017
Joachim Voth / UBS Professor of Macroeconomics and Financial Markets / University of Zurich
Title Forthcoming
MEDS Dept: Political Economy Seminar Series
Global Hub 4101
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Joel Sobel / Professor of Economics / UC San Diego
Title Forthcoming
MEDS Dept: CET / CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Workshop
Global Hub 5101
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Josh Mollner / Assistant Professor / Northwestern University
Forthcoming
CMS-EMS Bag Lunches
Global Hub 4101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Vincent Crawford / Professor of Political Economy / University of Oxford
“Modeling Strategic Communication: From Rendezvous and Reassurance to Trickery and Puffery”
Nancy L. Schwartz Memorial Lecture Series


Allen Ctr. McCormick Auditorium
5:30 pm
6:30 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Vincent Crawford / Professor / University of Oxford
Forthcoming
CMS-EMS Bag Lunches
Global Hub 5101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Ran Spiegler / Professor of Economics / University College London
Title Forthcoming
CET / CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Workshop
Global Hub 5101
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Yingni Guo / Assistant Professor / Northwestern University
Forthcoming
CMS-EMS Bag Lunches
Global Hub 5101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, May 1, 2017
Horacio Larreguy / Assistant Professor of Government / Harvard University
Title Forthcoming
MEDS Dept: Political Economy Seminar Series
Location TBD
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Xavier Gabaix / Pershing Square Professor of Economics and Finance / Harvard University
Title Forthcoming
MEDS Dept: CET / CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Workshop
Global Hub 5101
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Alessandro Pavan / Research Professor / Northwestern University
Forthcoming
CMS-EMS Bag Lunches
Global Hub 4101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Ilya Segal / Roy and Betty Anderson Professor in the Humanities and Sciences / Stanford University
Title Forthcoming
MEDS Dept: CET / CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Workshop
Global Hub 5101
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Peter Klibanoff / Professor / Northwestern University
Forthcoming
CMS-EMS Bag Lunches
Global Hub 4101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, May 15, 2017
Paola Giuliano / MEDS Department
Political Economy Seminar Series
UCLA
Title Forthcoming
12:15pm - 1:30pm
Global Hub Room 4101
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Ryota Iijima / Postdoctoral Associate / Yale University
Title Forthcoming
MEDS Dept: CET / CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Workshop
Global Hub 5101
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Wojciech Olszewski / Professor / Northwestern University
Forthcoming
CMS-EMS Bag Lunches
Global Hub 4101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Takuo Sugaya / Associate Professor in Economics / Stanford GSB

MEDS Dept: CET / CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Workshop
Global Hub 5101
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Nemanja Antic / Assistant Professor / Northwestern University
Forthcoming
CMS-EMS Bag Lunches
Global Hub 4101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Laurent Mathevet / Assistant Professor of Economics / New York University
Title Forthcoming
MEDS Dept: CET / CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Workshop
Global Hub 5101
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Michael Powell / Associate Professor / Northwestern University
Forthcoming
CMS-EMS Bag Lunches
Global Hub 4101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm

Past Events

Event Name Time
Tomorrow
Michikiro Kandori / Faculty of Economics / The University of Tokyo
Cooperation and Dynamic Network Formation: A Game Theoretic Case Study
MEDS Dept: CET / CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Workshop
Global Hub 5101
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, March 6, 2017
Niklas Potrafke / CESifo-professor / Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Opening Hours of Polling Stations and Voter Turnout: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
MEDS Dept: Political Economy Seminar Series
Jacobs 561
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Yuan Zhong / Assistant Professor of Operations Management / University of Chicago
Randomized algorithms for stochastic dynamic bin packing
Operations Dept: Seminar Series
Jacobs 561
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, December 1, 2016
John Farragut / MEDS Department
Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
Title Forthcoming
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room 101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Sylvain Chassang / MEDS Department
CET / CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Workshop
Princeton University
Collusion in Auctions with Constrained Bids: Theory and Evidence from Public Procurement
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Nicole Persico / MEDS Department
Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
Communication Among Investors
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room 101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Alexander Wolitzky / MEDS Department
CET / CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Workshop
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bounding Equilibrium Payoffs in Repeated Games with Private Monitoring: Theory and an Application to Collusion
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, November 14, 2016
Rohini Pande / MEDS Department
Political Economy Seminar Series
Harvard Kennedy School
E-governance, Accountability, and Leakage in Public Programs: Experimental Evidence from a Financial Management Reform in India 
12:15pm - 1:30pm
Jacobs Center Room 561
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Teddy Mekonnen / MEDS Department
Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
Title Forthcoming
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room 101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Takako Fujiwara-Greve / MEDS Department
CET / CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Workshop
Keio University
Diverse Behavior Patterns in a Symmetric Society with Voluntary Partnerships
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, November 3, 2016
Ian Dew-Becker / MEDS Department
Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
Directed Attention and Nonparametric Learning
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room 101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Xavier Vives / MEDS Department
CET / CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Workshop
University of Navarra
Market Power and Welfare in Asymmetric Divisible Good Auctions
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Rohit Lamba / MEDS Department
Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Penn State
Dynamic Contracting under Financial Constraints
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room 101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Anqi Li / MEDS Department
CET / CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Workshop
Washington University in St Louis
Optimal Incentive Contract with Costly and Flexible Monitoring
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, October 24, 2016
Raul Sanchez de la Sierra / MEDS Department
Political Economy Seminar Series
University of California Berkeley
The State as Organized Crime: Industrial Organization of the Police in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
12:15pm - 1:30pm
Jacobs Center Room 561
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Ronen Gradwohl / MEDS Department
Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
Privacy in Online Social Networks
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room 101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Christopher Chambers / MEDS Department
CET / CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Workshop
University of California, San Diego
On Multiple Discount Rates
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, October 17, 2016
Adam Meirowitz / MEDS Department
Political Economy Seminar Series
Princeton University
Information Sharing and Moral Hazard in Team Production of Public Goods
12:15pm - 1:30pm
Jacobs Center Room 561
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Jeffrey Mensch / MEDS Department
Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
On the Existence of Monotone Pure-Strategy Perfect-Bayesian Equilibrium in Games with Complementarities
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room 101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Christian Ewerhart / MEDS Department
CET / CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Workshop
University of Zurich
A fractal solution to the Chopstick auction
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, October 10, 2016
Tiberiu Dragu / MEDS Department
Political Economy Seminar Series
New York University
The Dynamic Foundations of Terrorism and Counterterrorism
12:15pm - 1:30pm
Jacobs Center Room 561
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, October 6, 2016
David Rodina / MEDS Department
Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
Information Design and Career Concerns
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room 101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Leeat Yariv / MEDS Department
CET / CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Workshop
California Institute of Technology
Optimal Dynamic Matching
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, October 3, 2016
Pedro Dal Bo / MEDS Department
Political Economy Seminar Series
Brown University
The Demand for Bad Policy when Voters Underappreciate Equilibrium Effects
12:15pm - 1:30pm
Jacobs Center Room 561
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Jeff Ely / MEDS Department
Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
Dynamic Information Design: Two Examples
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room 101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Jeff Ely / MEDS Department
Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
Dynamic Information Design: Two Examples
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room 101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Erik Madsen / MEDS Department
CET / CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Workshop
New York University
Optimal Project Termination with an Informed Agent
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, September 26, 2016
Filipe Campante / MEDS Department
Political Economy Seminar Series
Harvard University
Development and Political Conflict in the Global Network of Air Links
12:15pm - 1:30pm
Jacobs Center Room 561
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Can Urgun / MEDS Department
Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
Contract Manufacturing Relationships
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room 101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Jean Tirole / MEDS Department
CET / CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Workshop
Toulouse School of Economics
Cognitive Games and Cognitive Traps
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Can Urgun / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
Title Forthcoming
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room 101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, September 19, 2016
David Broockman / MEDS Department
Political Economy Seminar Series
Stanford University
Asymmetric Misperceptions of Public Opinion Among Political Elites
12:15pm - 1:30pm
Jacobs Center Room 561
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Tai-Wei Hu / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
"Optimal Banking and Banking Regulations with Delegated Monitoring"

12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room G27
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Shengwu Li / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Seminar Series
Stanford University
"Obviously Strategy-Proof Mechanisms"
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Juan Serpa / MEDS Department
Operations Seminar Speaker Series
Indiana University
"The Impact of Supply Chains on Firm-Level Productivity"
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 561

3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Georgy Egorov / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
 “Cool to Be Smart or Smart to Be Cool: Understanding Peer Pressure in Education”

12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room G27
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Bart Lipman / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Seminar Series
Boston University
“Evidence and Commitment in Allocation Mechanisms”  
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, May 19, 2016
George Georgiadis / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
"Collective Choice in Dynamic Public Good Provision: Real versus Formal Authority"

12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room G27
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Lars Stole / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Seminar Series
University of Chicago
“Menu Auctions and Influence Games with Private Information.”
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Peter Klibanoff / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
"Incomplete Information Games with Ambiguity Averse Players"
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room G27
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Jason Hartline / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Bag Lunch Seminar Series
McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University
"Revenue Analysis of Auction Equilibria Link"
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room G27
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Yeon-Koo Che / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Seminar Series
Columbia University
"Optimal Sequential Decision with Limited Attention"
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Robert Bray / MEDS Department
Operations Seminar Speaker Series
Northwestern University: Kellogg School of Management
"Ergodicity and the Estimation of Markov Decision Processes"
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 561
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, May 2, 2016
Thomas Fujiwara / MEDS Department
Political Economy Seminar Series
Princeton University
“Votes, Seats, and Bargaining in Government Formation”
12:15pm - 1:30pm
Jacobs Center Room 561
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Sylvain Sorin / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Faculty, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie - Universite Paris Diderot
“Finite composite games: equilibria and dynamics”
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room G27
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Ignacio Esponda / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Seminar Series
Washington University, St. Louis
“Equilibrium in Misspecified Markov Decision Problems” 
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, April 25, 2016
Luis C. Corchon / MEDS Department
Political Economy Seminar Series
Carlos III University
"Relinquishing Power, Exploitation and Political Unemployment in Democratic Organizations"

12:15pm - 1:30pm
Jacobs Center Room 561
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Toomas Hinnosaar / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Collegio Carlo Alberto
"On the impossibility of protecting risk-takers"
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room G27
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Phillip Strack / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Seminar Series
University of California, Berkeley
"Risk-Taking in Contests: The Impact of Fund Manager Compensation on Investor Welfare"
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, April 18, 2016
Stelios Michalopoulos / MEDS Department
Political Economy Seminar Series
Brown University
"The Consequences of the French Revolution in the Short and  Longue Durée"
12:15pm - 1:30pm
Jacobs Center Room 561
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Nemanja Antic / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
“Screening Through Coordination”
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room G27
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Pietro Ortoleva / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Seminar Series
Columbia University
“Deliberately Stochastic”
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, April 11, 2016
Hulya Eraslan / MEDS Department
Political Economy Seminar Series
Rice University
Information Acquisition under Persuasive Precedent versus Binding Precedent
12:15pm - 1:30pm
Jacobs Center Room 561
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
David Levine / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Seminar Series
European University Institute
Voter Participation with Collusive Parties (with A. Mattozzi)
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Wojciech Olszewski / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
"Pareto-Improving Measures in Contest Design: An Application to Competition for College Admissions"
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room G27
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Fei Li / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Seminar Series
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Discriminatory Persuasion: How to Convince a Group
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Paul Milgrom / MEDS Department
Schwartz Lecture Bag Lunch Seminar
Stanford University
"Adverse Selection and Auction Design for Internet Display Advertising"
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room 101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Ariel Pakes / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Seminar Series
Harvard University
Title Forthcoming
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Chen Cheng / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
“Moral Hazard in Teams with Subjective Peer Evaluations”
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room 101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Mallesh Pai / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Seminar Series
University of Pennsylvania
“Optimal Auction Design in the Presence of Competition”
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, November 16, 2015
Brian Knight / MEDS Department
Political Economy Seminar Series
Brown University
"The Out-of-State Tuition Distortion"
12:15pm - 1:30pm
Jacobs Center Room 561
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Can Urgun / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
"Relational Contracting in a Restless Economy"
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room 101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Ben Golub / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Seminar Series
Harvard University
“Networks, Expectations, and Conventions”
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, November 9, 2015
Richard Van Weelden / MEDS Department
MEDS Political Economy Seminar Series
University of Chicago

"Electoral Ambiguity and Political Representation"
12:15pm - 1:30pm
Jacobs Center Room 561
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Daniel Bird / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
Title Forthcoming
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room 101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Navin Kartik / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Seminar Series
Columbia University
"A Theorem on Bayesian Updating and Applications to Signaling Games." (with Xu Lee Wing Suen)
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, November 2, 2015
Alessandro Lizzeri / MEDS Department
Political Economy Seminar Series
New York University
Title Forthcoming
12:15pm - 1:30pm
Jacobs Center Room 561
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Kym Pram / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
Hard Evidence and Welfare
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room 101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
David Ahn / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Seminar Series
University of California at Berkeley
"Comparative Measures of Naivete"
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Nima Haghpanah / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Bag Lunch Seminar Series
MIT
"Multi-dimensional Virtual Values and Second-degree Price Discrimination"
11:00am - 12:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 276
11:00 am
12:00 pm
Event Name Time
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Johnny Chan / Strategy Department
MECS Brown Bag
"Music Content Value in Multi-sided Markets"
12:05pm - 1:05pm
Jacobs Center Room 619
12:05 pm
1:00 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, October 26, 2015
Allan Drazen / MEDS Department
Political Economy Seminar Series
University of Maryland
"A Structural Model of Electoral Accountability”
12:15pm - 1:30pm
Jacobs Center Room 561
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Laura Doval / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Northwestern University
A Theory of Stability in Dynamic Matching Markets
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room 101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
George Mailath / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Seminar Series
University of Pennsylvania
"The Curse of Long Horizons"
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Rafayal Ahmed and Philip Marx / Strategy Department
MECS Brown Bag
Rafayal Ahmed: "Asymmetric All-pay Auctions"
Philip Marx: "Matching & Platform Design"
12:05pm - 1:05pm
Jacobs Center Room 619
12:05 pm
1:05 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, October 19, 2015
Noam Yuchtman / MEDS Department
Political Economy Seminar Series
University of California at Berkeley
Curriculum and Ideology
12:15pm - 1:30pm
Jacobs Center Room 561
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Muhamet Yildiz / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Seminar Series
MIT
"Perspectives, Opinions, and Information Flows"
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Chen Cheng / MECS
Brown Bag Seminar Series
"When Formal Performance Measure Meets the Informal: Contracting with Employee Evaluations"  (90 minutes)
12:05pm -- 1:35pm
Jacobs Center Room 619
12:05 pm
1:35 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Anne-Katrin Roesler / MEDS Department
CMS-EMS Bag Lunch Seminar Series
Research Associate, NU Kellogg MEDS Department
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jacobs Center Room 101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Mohammad Akbarpour / MEDS Department

CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Seminar Series
Stanford University

"Dynamic Matching Market Design"
3:30pm – 5:00pm
Jacobs Center Room 3245

3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, October 5, 2015
Nancy Qian / MEDS Political Economy Seminar Series
Yale University
Title: The Institutional Causes of China’s Great Famine, 1959-1961
Jacobs Center Room 561
12:15 pm
1:30 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Omar Farooque / MEDS CMS-EMS Bag Lunch Seminar Series
PhD Student
NU WCAS Economics Department
Title: "Constrained Efficient Mechanisms with Heterogeneous Goods and Budget Constrained Buyers"
Jacobs Center Room 101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Mark Dean / MEDS CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Seminar Series
Columbia University
Title: "Testing Models of Rational Inattention"
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, September 24, 2015
William Monter / Workshop in Economic History
Northwestern University
"How European Coins got Dates, 1400-1700"
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, Donald P. Jacobs Center 3204
4:30 pm
6:00 pm
Chris Li / MEDS CMS-EMS Bag Lunch Seminar Series
PhD Student
NU WCAS Economics Department
Title: Laboratories of Democracy: Policy Experimentation under Decentralization
Jacobs Center Room 101
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Maryam Saeedi / MEDS CMS-EMS Wednesday Theory Seminar Series
Ohio State University
Title: "Dynamic Bidding in Second Price Auction"
Jacobs Center Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, September 21, 2015
Jesse Schreger / Workshop in Macroeconomics
Harvard University
"The Costs of Sovereign Default: Evidence from Argentina"
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Donald P. Jacobs Center 3245
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
Egor Starkov / Economics 501: Graduate Student Seminar
Northwestern University
"Stochastic Romance: a Tale of Two-Sided Experimentation"
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Donald P. Jacobs Center 3245
11:00 am
12:00 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Arjada Bardhi / Economics 501: Graduate Student Seminar
Northwestern University
"The Political Economy of Public Information in the Times of Ponzi Schemes: The case of Albania, 1993-1997"
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Donald P. Jacobs Center 3245
11:00 am
12:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Brian Beach / Workshop in Economic History
University of Pittsburgh
"Who should own and control urban water systems? Disease and the municipalization of private waterworks in 19th century England"
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, Donald P. Jacobs Center 3204
4:30 pm
6:00 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Gabriel Carroll / CMS-EMS Theory Workshops
Stanford University
Robustness and Separation in Multidimensional Screening
3:30PM - 5:00PM - Jacobs Room 3245
3:30 pm
5:00 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, June 1, 2015
Christopher Sims / Workshop in Macroeconomics
Princeton University
"Modeling Interaction of Fiscal Stress Indicators with Economic Activity and Prices"
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Donald P. Jacobs Center 3245
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Hugh Rockoff / Workshop in Economic History
Rutgers University
"O.M.W. Sprague and the Great Depression"
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, Donald P. Jacobs Center 3204
4:30 pm
6:00 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Ronen Gradwohl / CMS-EMS Bag Lunches
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
"Persuasion and Transparency (with Tim Feddersen)"
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM, Jacobs Center G42
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Ryan McDevitt / Strategy Seminar Series
Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Jacobs Center, Room 619

1:30 pm
3:00 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, May 4, 2015
David Yanagizawa-Drott / Political Economy Seminar Series
Harvard Kennedy School
Abstract TBD
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Daniel Martin / CMS-EMS Bag Lunches
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
"Consumer Theory with Inattention to Prices"
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM, Jacobs Center G42
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Willemien Kets / CMS-EMS Bag Lunches
NU Kellogg MEDS Dept.
A belief-bases theory of homophily (with Alvaro Sandroni)
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM, Jacobs Center G42
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Monday, April 20, 2015
Galina Zudenkova / Political Economy Seminar Series
University of Mannheim
Consecutive Majorities in a Parliamentary Democracy
12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Event Name Time
Friday, April 17, 2015
Ronald Edwards / Workshop in Economic History
Tamkang University
Topic TBA
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, Donald P. Jacobs Center 3204
4:30 pm
6:00 pm