Research page of Mark Thordal Le Quement


       Details: Senior lecturer in Economics, University of East Anglia, Registry building, office 3.24,, Phd EUI 2009.


  Working papers:

         Disliking to disagree, (april 2018 version),  (slides for a talk), with F. Hoffmann and K. Khalmetski, mimeo.
         A simple theory of media (sensationalism) , (july 2018 version), (Slides for a talk), with K. Kawamura, mimeo.

         Cheap talk as gift exchange, (june 2017 version),  (Slides for a talk), with A. Patel, mimeo,(Appendix A and Appendix B).
         A note on Cheap talk with costly state verification , (june 2018 version), with J. Rivas, mimeo.

         Ambiguous communication: An experimental analysis, with K. Kellner and G. Riener.
         A note on ordered sequential expert consultation (coming soon).


           Published papers:

Endogenous ambiguity in cheap talk (Slides for a talk on the paper) with C. Kellner, (may 2017 version),  Journal of Economic Theory (forthcoming).

The (human) sampler's curses, 2016, American Economic Journal Micro,  (Online Appendix  analyzing the simultaneous case).

Modes of ambiguous communication, 2017, with C. Kellner,  Games & Economic Behavior (forthcoming), (Online Appendix).

Communication and consistency in committees, with I. Deimen and F. Ketelaar, 2015, Journal of Economic Theory, vol 160, pp. 24-35, (previous long version) .

Subgroup deliberation and voting, with V. Yokeeswaran, 2014, Social Choice & Welfare, vol. 45, pp. 155-186.

Communication compatible voting rules, 2012, Theory and Decision, vol 74, pp. 479-507.

Systematic bailout guarantees and tacit coordination,  with C. Bertsch and C. Calcagno, 2014, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, Advances, vol. 1, pp. 1-36.

Papers under revision:


Contrarian persuasion, 2014, mimeo.