Microeconomic Theory Workshop

This Workshop presents current research by faculty from Yale and elsewhere.

Wednesdays, 2:30 - 3:50 pm, 28 Hillhouse Ave., Room 106

Organizer:  Prof. Larry Samuelson

Schedule maintained by Kerry DeDomenico (203-432-3703)

Events/Seminars

September 7, 2016
2:30pm Elchanan Ben-Porath, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"Commitment and Robustness in Mechanisms with Evidence" (with Eddie Dekel and Barton Lipman)
[Paper]

28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
Signup Request
September 14, 2016
2:30pm Caroline Thomas, University of Texas, Cowles visitor
"Career Concerns and Policy Intransigence - A Dynamic Signalling Model"
[Paper]

28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
September 21, 2016
2:30pm Sir John Vickers, University of Oxford
"Multiproduct Pricing Made Simple" (with Mark Armstrong)
[Paper]

28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
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September 28, 2016
2:30pm V. Bhaskar, University of Texas, Cowles visitor
"The Design of Credit Information Systems" (with Caroline Thomas)
[Paper]

28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
October 5, 2016
2:30pm Aislinn Bohren, University of Pennsylvania
"Social Learning and Information Design with Model Misspecification" (with Daniel Hauser)
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
October 12, 2016
2:30pm Sander Heinsalu, Australian National University
"Rational Inattention in Dynamic Adverse Selection"
[Paper]
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
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October 26, 2016
2:30pm Michihiro Kandori, The University of Tokyo
"Cooperation and Network Formation under Private Monitoring: A Case Study " (with S. Obayashi)
[Paper]
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
Signup Request
November 2, 2016
2:30pm Michael McBride, University of California, Irvine, Cowles visitor
"Theory-of-Mind Ability and Cooperation" (with Garret Ridinger)
[Paper]

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November 9, 2016
2:30pm Erik Madsen, Stanford University and Cowles visitor
"Optimal Project Termination With an informed Agent"
[Paper]

28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
November 16, 2016
2:30pm Wouter Dessein, Columbia University
"Managerial Style and Attention"
[Paper]

28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
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November 30, 2016
2:30pm Chiara Margaria, Yale University
"Queueing to Learn"

28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
December 7, 2016
2:30pm Brian Baisa, Amherst College
"Efficient Multi-unit Auctions for Normal Goods"
[Paper]

28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
Signup Request
February 15, 2017
2:30pm Nicolas Lambert, Stanford University and Cowles visitor
"Motivational Ratings" (joint with Johannes Horner)
[Paper]
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
February 22, 2017
2:30pm Klaus Schmidt, University of Munich
"Procurement with Unforeseen Contingencies"
[Paper]
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
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March 1, 2017
2:30pm Ignacio Esponda, Washington University in St. Louis
"Equilibrium in Misspecified Markov Decision Processes" joint with Demian Pouzo (UC Berkeley)
[Paper]
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
Signup Request
March 8, 2017
2:30pm Pietro Ortoleva, Columbia University
""Deliberately Stochastic""
[Paper]
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
Signup Request
March 29, 2017
2:30pm Gabriel Carroll, Stanford University
"Information Acquisition and Robust Trading Mechanisms"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
Signup Request
April 5, 2017
4:00pm Philipp Sadowski, Duke University
"Subjective Information Choice Processes" (with David Dillenberger and R. Vijay Krishna)
[Paper]
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room B8 See map

PLEASE NOTE TIME AND LOCATION CHANGE

Signup Request
April 12, 2017
2:30pm Sanjeev Goyal, University of Cambridge
"The Strategy of Conquest"
[Paper]
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
Signup Request
April 19, 2017
2:30pm
"NO MEETING"
April 26, 2017
2:30pm Jay Lu, UCLA and Cowles visitor
"Bayesian Theory of State-Dependent Utilities"
[Paper]
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106
Signup Request
April 27, 2017
4:00pm Eric Budish, University of Chicago
"Will the Market Fix the Market? A Theory of Stock Exchange Competition and Innovation" (with Robin Lee and John Shim)
28 Hillhouse Ave, Tobin Lounge

PLEASE NOTE DIFFERENT DAY,  TIME AND LOCATION

Signup Request
May 3, 2017
2:30pm Zibo Xu,Singapore University of Technology and Design and Cowles Visitor
"Evolution in Coordination Games with Cheap Talk"
28 Hillhouse Ave, Room 106