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Monday 26 October 2009

Towards new dynamic models for better economic policy

Organisers: Andres Carvajal (Economics) and Robert MacKay

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All talks will be in Room B3.02 Mathematics Institute, Zeeman Building

  • 13.40 Welcome introduction by the organisers
  • 13.45-14.10 Bhaskar Dutta, Dynamic group formation
  • 14.15-14.40 Sebastian van Strien, Should players always choose Nash equilibria, or can they be better off switching strategies periodically?
  • 14.45-15.10 Pablo Beker, A general equilibrium explanation for financial market anomalies: belief heterogeneity under limited enforceability
  • 15.15-15.45 Tea in the Mathematics Institute Common Room
  • 15.45-16.10 Marcus Miller, Leverage and asset bubbles
  • 16.15-16.40 Vassili Kolokoltsov, Inspection games and crime prevention
  • 16.45-17.10 Sayantan Ghosal, Out-of-equilibrium dynamics in large markets
  • 17.15 Brief discussion of directions to pursue
  • 17.30 Drinks and snacks in the Mathematics Institute Common Room