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Apart from the main seminar series, CRETA runs two weekly workshop series:

Micro Theory Work in Progress: This seminar series consists of both internal and external speakers. The aim is to provide feedback to early-stage research ideas.

Micro Theory Reading Group: This seminar series consists of internal speakers, mainly research students. The aim is to have a critical discussion of the current trends in the economic theory literature.

Date Speaker

May 24th

Tobias Deiler (University of Bristol)
Title: "Anonymous Lending with Insurance"

May 17th

Spyros Terovitis (University of Warwick)
Title: "The Impact of Credit Rating Agencies on Capital Markets"

May 10th

Rahul Deb (University of Toronto)
Title: "Evaluating Strategic Forecasters"

March 8th

Guillem Ordonez (University of Warwick)
Title: "TBC"

March 1st

Jacopo Bizzotto (University of Oslo)
Title: "How to Persuade a Long-Run Decision Maker"

February 22nd

Matteo Foschi (EUI)
Title: "Temptation in Markets with no Commitment: Type-Ordering Reversal"

February 15th

Johannes Schneider (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
Title: "Managing a Conflict"

December 7th

Daniel Habermacher (University of Warwick)
Title: "Multidimensional Cheap Talk with Correlated Information"

November 23rd

Raghul Venkatesh (University of Warwick)
Title: "Activism, Costly Participation, and Polarization"

November 16th

Guillem Ordonez (University of Warwick)
Title: "Network Capital"

November 9th

Antonio Rosato (University of Technology Sydney)
Title: "Loss Aversion and Competition in Vickrey Auctions: Money Ain’t No Good"

November 2nd

Spyros Terovitis (University of Warwick)
Title: "Motivating Information Acquisition Under Delegation"

November 1st

Tasos Dosis (ESSEC)
Title: "On the Informed Principal Model with Common Values"

October 26th

Christoph Wolf (Mannheim)
Title: "Information Milestones in Experimentation"

Date Speaker

June 1st

Yatish Arya
Title: "Bonus Culture: Competitive Pay, Screening, and Multitasking" (Benabou and Tirole , JPE 2016)

Bénabou and Tirole

May 11th

Irina Kholodenko
Title: "Ostracism and Forgiveness" (Ali and Miller, AER 2016)

March 9th

Spyros Terovitis
Title: "Dynamic Disclosures and the Secondaty Market for Loan Sales" (Cianciaruso et al., WP)

March 2nd

Zeinab Aboutalebi
Title: "Suspense and Surprise"(Ely et al., JPE 2015)

March 23rd

Nika Koreli
Title: "Selling Information" (Horner and Skrzypacz, JPE forthcoming)

February 16th

Federico Trombetta
Title: "Persuading Voters "(Alonso and Camara, AER 2016)

February 9th

Daniel Habermacher
Title: "Bayesian persuasion with heterogenous priors" (Alonso and Camara, JET 2016)

January 26th

Sinem Hidir
Title: "The design and price of information" (Bergemann et al., WP)

December 1st

Daniel Habermacher
Title: "Strategic Information Acquisition and Transmission" (Argenziano et al., AEJ 2016)

Novemeber 24th

Federico Trombetta
Title: "The sound of silence: Political accountability and libel law" (Gratton, EJPE 2015)

November 17th

Yatish Arya
Title: "Implementing the wisdom of the crowd" (Kremer et al., JPE 2014)

November 10th

Zeinab Aboutalebi
Title: "Dynamic Delegation of Experimentation" (Guo, AER 2016)

November 3st

Felix Forster
Title: "Social Experimentation with Interdependent and Expanding Technologies" (Garfagnini and Strulovici, REStud 2016)

October 27th

Sinem Hidir
Title: "Timing Decisions in Organizations: Communication and Authority in a Dynamic Environment" (Grenadier et al. AER 2016)

October 20th

Ayush Pant
Title: "Learning, Experimentation and Information Design" (Horner and Skrzypacz, Survey)

June 22, Sir Clive Granger Building


12.00 - 1.00pm Lunch  
1.00 - 2.00pm Niall Hughes, Warwick How Transparency Kills Information Aggregation: Theory and Experiment
2.00 - 3.00pm Maria Montero, Nottingham Focality and Equality-Efficiency Tradeoffs in Bargaining: Experimental Evidence
3.00 - 3.30pm Coffee  
3.30 - 4.30pm Matthias Dahm, Nottingham Credence Goods, Costly Diagnosis, and Subjective Evaluation

Radcliffe House, Monday 23 March 2015


12.30 - 2.00pm Lunch  
2.00 - 3.00pm Giulio Trigilia ,Warwick Optimal Leverage under Asymmetric Information
3.00 - 4.00pm Indrajit Ray, Cardiff Equilibria in a Japanese English Auction with Discrete Bid Levels” (joint work with Ricardo Gonçalves)
4.00 - 4.15pm Tea and coffee  
4.15 - 5.45pm Herakles Polemarchakis & Xinxi Song, Warwick Identification of Beliefs
5.45pm Meeting for organisers  

The first meeting was was an informal set-up discussion that took place in December 2014.