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Economic Theory Workshop

The annual Economic Theory Workshop has been hosted by the Department of Economics at The University of Warwick for the last 8 years and is recognised as one of the top workshops in the world.

Date: Friday 9 – Saturday 10 June 2017

It provides the opportunity for leading Economic theorists to engage and discuss the latest ideas in economic theory and to foster collaborative research projects.

Academic Lead: Professor Bhaskar Dutta

Friday 9 June

09.15

Welcome

09:20-10:20

Andy Skrypacz (Stanford), “Random Inspection and Periodic Reviews: Optimal Dynamic Monitoring”

10:20-10:45

Coffee/Tea (Scarman Lounge)

10:45-11:45

Navin Kartik (Columbia), “Single Crossing Differences in Distribution”

11:45-12:45

Phil Reny (Chicago), “Perfect Conditional ε-Equilibria of Multi-Stage Games with Infinite Sets of Signals and Actions”

12:45-14:00 Lunch (Scarman Restaurant)

14:00-15:00

Philip Jehiel (Paris School of Economics and UCL), “Investigation with Forgetful Liars”

15:00-16:00

Sanjeev Goyal (Cambridge), “Integration and Segregation”

16:00-16:30

Coffee/Tea (Scarman Lounge)
16:30-17:30 Elchanan Ben Porat (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), “Mechanisms with Evidence Commitment and Robustness”
17:30-18:30 Rann Spiegler (Tel Aviv and UCL) “The Variable Selection Curse”
19:30 Drinks and Dinner (Scarman Restaurant)

Saturday 10 June

09:30-10:30

Wolfgang Pesendorfer (Princeton), “Updating ambiguous random variables”

10:30-11:00

Coffee/Tea (Scarman Lounge)

11:00-12:00

Ben Brooks (Chicago), “Informationally Robust Optimal Auction Design”

12:00-13:00

Peter De Marzo (Stanford), “Test Design”

13:00-14:15

Lunch (Scarman Restaurant)

14:15-15:15

Alessandro Pavan (Northwestern), “Persuasion in Global Games with application to stress testing”

15:15-15:45

Coffee/Tea (Scarman Lounge)

15:45-16:45

Alexander Wolitzky (MIT), “Learning from Others’ Outcomes”

16:45

End

Registration

To book a place for this event, please complete the registration form. Places are limited so early booking is recommended.

Register here to attend

Contact

E-mail: economics dot events at warwick dot ac dot uk

Telephone: (024) 76528569


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