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Warwick Economic Theory Workshop

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Warwick Economic Theory Workshop

The annual Economic Theory Workshop has been hosted by the Department of Economics at The University of Warwick for the last 9 years and is recognised as one of the top workshops in the world.

Date: Friday 7 – Saturday 8 June 2019
Location: Scarman House, University of Warwick

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

This event is open to Faculty members and MRes/PhD students from the Department of Economics.

Academic Lead: Professor Bhaskar Dutta

Friday 7 June

09.15

Welcome

09:20-10:20

Balazs Szentes (LSE) Learning Before Trading: On the Inefficiency of Ignoring Free Information

10:20-10:45

Coffee/Tea (Scarman Lounge)

10:45-11:45

Phillip Strack (Berkeley) The Cost of Information

11:45-12:45

Faruk Gul ( Princeton) Cognitive Limitations as Behavioral Biases: Menu Effects and the Status Quo Bias

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

14:00-15:00

Ariel Rubinstein (Tel Aviv) Normative Equilibrium

15:00-16:00

Helios Herrera (Warwick) The Market for Product Reviews

16:00-16:30

Coffee/Tea (Scarman Lounge)
16:30-17:30 Antonio Penta ( ICREA, UPF and Barcelona GSE) Implementation via Transfers with Identical but Unknown Distributions
17:30-18:30 Alessandro Pavan (Northwestern) Searching for Arms
19:30 Drinks and Dinner Scarman Courtyard Restaurant

Saturday 8 June

09:30-10:30

Ran Spiegler (Tel Aviv) Cheating with (Causal) Models

10:30-11:00

Coffee/Tea (Scarman Lounge)

11:00-12:00

Konrad Mierendorff (UCL) Keeping the Listener Engaged: a Dynamic Model of Bayesian Persuasion

12:00-13:00

Elliot Lipnowski (Chicago) Fostering Collaboration

13:00-14:15

Lunch (Scarman Restaurant)

14:15-15:15

George Mailath (Penn) Fragile Financial Coalitions Under Belief Coordination Frictions

15:15-16:15

Stephan Lauermann (Bonn) Persuasion and Information Aggregation in Large Elections

Registration

To book a place for this event, please complete the registration form. Places are limited so early booking is recommended and the registration form will close once this event has reached full capacity.

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