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GSB Economic Theory

2018 Fall Quarter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
September 26, 2018 Edward Schlee
Arizona State University
Money-metric utility in applied welfare analysis: a saddlepoint rehabilitation (joint paper with M. Ali Khan)
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB Bldg, C106
October 3, 2018 Andrew McClellan
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
GSB Economic Seminar
3:45pm to 5:00pm

October 10, 2018 Dana Foarta
Stanford Graduate School of Business
GSB Economic Seminar
3:45pm to 5:00pm

October 17, 2018 Yeon-Koo Che
Columbia University
GSB Economic Seminar
3:45pm to 5:00pm

October 26, 2018 Heski Bar-Isaac
University of Toronto
GSB Economic Seminar (joint with IO Seminar)
12:10pm to 1:25pm

October 31, 2018 Francis Bloch
Paris School of Economics
GSB Economic Seminar
3:45pm to 5:00pm

November 7, 2018 Filip Matejka
CERGE-EI, Prague
GSB Economic Seminar
3:45pm to 5:00pm

November 14, 2018 Sanjeev Goyal
University of Cambridge
GSB Economic Seminar
3:45pm to 5:00pm

November 28, 2018 Ayca Kaya
University of Miami Business School
GSB Economic Seminar
3:45pm to 5:00pm

December 5, 2018 Idione Meneghel
Australian National University
GSB Economic Seminar
3:45pm to 5:00pm

Past Events

2018 Spring
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
May 30, 2018 Scott Kominers
Harvard University
Collusion in Markets with Syndication (joint paper with John William Hatfield, Richard Lowery, and Jordan M. Barry)
3:45pm to 5:00pm

C102
May 23, 2018 Annie Liang
Pennsylvania
Overabundant Information and Learning Traps
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB C106
May 9, 2018 Alex Teytelboym
University of Oxford
Refugee Resettlement (joint paper with David Delacretaz, and Scott Duke)
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB C106
May 2, 2018 Bruno Strulovici
Northwestern University
Judicial Mechanism Design (joint paper with Ron Siegel)
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB C105
April 25, 2018 Marina Halac
Columbia Business School
Raising Capital from Heterogeneous Investors (joint paper with IIan Kremer and Eyal Winter)
3:45pm to 5:00pm

C106
April 18, 2018 Muhamet Yildiz
MIT Department of Economics
Crises: Equilibrium Shifts and Large Shocks(joint with Stephen Morris)
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB C106
April 4, 2018 Omer Tamuz
Caltech
Social Learning Equilibria
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB Bldg C106
2018 Winter
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
February 16, 2018 Jann Spiess
Harvard University
Optimal Estimation when Researcher and Social Preferences are Misaligned
12:00pm to 1:15pm

GSB P102
February 14, 2018 Heather Sarsons
Harvard University
Interpreting Signals in the Labort Market: Evidence from Medical Referrals
12:00pm to 1:15pm

GSB M104
February 7, 2018 Molly Schnell
Princeton University
Physician Behavior in the Presence of a Secondary Market: The Case of Prescription Opioids
12:00pm to 1:15pm

GSB P102
January 29, 2018 Gabriel Kreindler
MIT
The Welfare of Road Congestion Pricing: Experimental Evidence and Equilibrium Implications
12:00pm to 1:15pm

GSB C102
January 26, 2018 Nick Tsivanidis
University of Chicago Booth School of Busines
The Aggregate and Distributional Effects of urban Transit Infrastructure: Evidence from Bogota's TransMilenio
12:00pm to 1:15pm

GSB C105
January 18, 2018 Shengwu Li
Harvard University
Credible Mechanisms
12:00pm to 1:15pm

GSB C102
Date Speaker Title Time/Place
December 13, 2017 Oleg Itskhoki
Princeton University
Exchange Rate Disconnect in General Equilibrium
12:00pm to 1:30pm

GSB P102
December 6, 2017 Laura Doval
California Institute of Technology
Sequential Information Design
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg Conference Room A
November 29, 2017 Ivan Werning
MIT Sloan School of Management
Dynamic Savings Choices with Disagreements
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB C105
November 15, 2017 Rakesh Vohra
University of Pennsylvania
Instability of Centralized Markets
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB C105
November 8, 2017 Jon Kleinberg
Cornell University
Title 11/8/2017 TBA
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB C105
November 1, 2017 Jidong Zhou
Yale School of Management
Multiproduct Intermediaries and Optimal Product Range
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB C105
October 25, 2017 Arthur Robson
Simon Fraser University
Adaptive Hedonic Utility (joint with Juan Ortner)
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB C105
October 18, 2017 Nima Haghpanah
Pennsylvania State University
Optimal Auctions for Correlated Buyers with Sampling
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB P107
October 4, 2017 Avidit Acharya
Department of Political Science, Stanford University
Searching for Policy Reforms (joint with Juan Ortner)
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB C105
September 27, 2017 Elliot Lipnowski
University of Chicago
Cheap Talk with Transparent Motives (Joint with Doron Ravid)
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB C105
June 7, 2017 Matthew Elliott
University of Cambridge
Efficiency in Matching Markets
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB P102
May 31, 2017 Eduardo Azevedo
University of Pennsylvania
Market Failure in Kidney Exchange (joint with Nihkil Agarwal, Itai Ashlagi, Clayton Featherstone, and Omer Karaduman)
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB C102
May 24, 2017 Maryam Farboodi
Princeton University
The Emergence of Market Structure
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB P102
May 17, 2017 Jacob Leshno
Columbia Business School
The Simple Structure of Top Trading Cycles in School Choice ( joint with Irene Lo)
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB P102
May 10, 2017 Marciano Siniscalchi
Northwestern University
Structural Rationality in Dynamic Games
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3:45pm to 4:45pm

GSB Bldg P102
May 3, 2017 Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi
Columbia Business School
Foundations of non-Bayesian Social Learning
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB P102
April 26, 2017 Yonatan Aumann
Bar IIan University
A Conceptual Foundation for the Theory of Risk Aversion
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB P102
December 7, 2016 Emir Kamenica
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Signals as convex functions: Three applications
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

Landau Economic Bldg, Conference room 134 (A)
November 30, 2016 Mira Frick
Department of Economics, Yale University
Dynamic Random Expected Utility
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB P102
November 16, 2016 Ran Shorrer
Pennsylvania State University
“Strategic” Behavior in a Strategy-proof Environment
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB P102
November 11, 2016 Volker Nocke
Universitat Mannheim and UCLA
Multiproduct-Firm Oligopoly: An Aggregative Games Approach (Joint with Applied Microeconomics)
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12:10pm to 1:25pm

GSB C102
November 2, 2016 Vasiliki Skreta
University College London
Selling with Evidence
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB P102
October 26, 2016 Vasiliki Skreta
Microsoft Research
Selling with Evidence
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB P102
October 19, 2016 Tim Roughgarden
Stanford University
Data-Driven Optimal Auction Theory
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB TBA
October 12, 2016 Rachel Kranton
Duke University
Rumors and Social Networks
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB P102
October 5, 2016 Luciano Pomatto
Caltech
Testable Forecasts
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB P102
September 28, 2016 Guillaume Roger
The University of Sydney
Scale effects in dynamic contracting (joint with Santiago Moreno-Bromberg)
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB P102
June 1, 2016 Alessandro Pavan
Northwestern University
Dynamic Matching Auctions: Experimentation and Cross-Subsidization
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB Bldg M104
May 25, 2016 Jack Fanning
Brown University
Title 5/25/16 :TBA
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB Bldg P107
May 18, 2016 Balazs Szentes
London School of Economics
Buyer-optimal Demand and Monopoly Pricing
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB Bldg P107
May 11, 2016 Caroline Thomas
University of Texas at Austin
Career Concerns and Policy Intransigence A Dynamic Signalling Model
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB Bldg P107
May 4, 2016 Jeff Ely
Northwestern University
Moving The Goalposts
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB Bldg P107
April 27, 2016 Pietro Ortoleva
Columbia University
On time and Risk
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB Bldg P107
April 13, 2016 Michael Peters
University of British Columbia
Can Mechanism Designers Exploit Buyers' Market Information
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB Bldg P107
April 6, 2016 Ran Spiegler
Tel Aviv University and University College London
Can Agents with Causal Misperceptions be Systematically Fooled
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB Bldg P107
March 30, 2016 Ben Golub
Harvard University
Expectations, Networks, and Conventions ( joint work with Stephen Morris, Princeton)
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB Bldg M104
December 2, 2015 Alex Frankel
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Selecting Applicants
3:45pm to 5:00pm

TBA
November 11, 2015 Glenn Ellison
MIT
Fast convergence in evolutionarymodels: A Lyapunov approach (joint with Drew Fudenberg, and Lorens A. Imhof)
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB C106
November 4, 2015 Eduardo Faingold
Yale University
TBA
3:45pm to 5:00pm

Econ Bldg 218
October 28, 2015 Roger Myerson
University of Chicago
Local Agency Costs of Political Centralization
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB C106
October 21, 2015 Roland Strausz
Humboldt University of Berlin
A Theory of Crowdfunding - a mechanism design approach with demand uncertainty and moral hazard
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB C106
October 14, 2015 Anne-Katrin Roesler
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management
Is Ignorance Bliss? Rational Inattention and Optimal Pricing
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB C106
October 7, 2015 Tamas Fleiner
Eötvös Loránd in Budapest
Stable Matchings Through the Eyes of a Mathematician
3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB P102
September 30, 2015 Marek Pycia
UCLA
Efficient Bilateral Trade
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB C106
September 23, 2015 Sylvain Chassang
Princeton University
Collusion in Auctions with Constrained Bids: Theory and Evidence from Public Procurement
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3:45pm to 5:00pm

GSB C106