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CRETA Workshop on Economic Theory

CRETA Workshop on Economic Theory

9-10 June 2010

Room A0.23, Social Science Building
University of Warwick


Wednesday 9th June

9.30 -10.30 Alex Gershkov (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) “Optimal Search, Learning and Implementation

10.30-11.00  Coffee Break

11.00-12.00 Felix Kubler (ISB, University of Zurich) Life-Cycle Portfolio Choice, the Wealth Distribution and Asset Prices"
12.00-1.00 Kalyan Chatterjee (Penn State University) “Word of Mouth Advertising, Credibility and Learning from Neighbours

1.00-2.00 Lunch

2.00-3.00 David Easley (Cornell University) “Constructive Decision Theory
3.00-4.00 Angel Hernando-Veciana (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid) “A Chicken or Egg Model of Financing and Bidding

4.00-4.30 Tea

4.30-5.30 Gilat Levy (LSE): “Gradualism in dynamic agenda formation
5.30-6.30 Maitreesh Ghatak (LSE) “Thanks for Nothing?. Not-for-profits and motivated agents

7.30 Dinner at Radcliffe House

Thursday 10th June 10

9.30-10.30 Ed Hopkins (University of Edinburgh):“Inequality and Risk-Taking Behaviour
10.30-11.30 Gabrielle Demange : (EHESS) “Collective Attention and Ranking Methods

11.30-12.00 Coffee Break

12.00-1.00 Pablo Beker (University of Warwick) “A General Equilibrium Explanation for Financial Markets Anomalies:
Belief Heterogeneity under Limited Enforceability

1.00 Lunch