Spring 2016 Workshop in Economic Theory

Wednesday 25 May 2016
at Queen Mary University of London
Sponsored by the School of Economics and Finance

Programme (pdf version)

11:30 Registration and lunch (Participants list)
12:25 Welcome

12:30   Xavier Vives (IESE Business School):
            "Market Power and Welfare in Asymmetric Divisible Good Auctions"
            joint with Carolina Manzano

13:15   Simon Board (UCLA):
            "Recruiting Talent"
            joint with Moritz Meyer-ter-Vehn and Tomasz Sadzik

14:00   Break

14:30   Alessandro Lizzeri (NYU):
            joint with Laurent Bouton and Nicola Persico

15:15   Peter Norman Sørensen (University of Copenhagen):
            "Rational Social Learning with Random Sampling"
                joint with Lones Smith

16:00   Break

16:30   Mihai Manea (MIT):
            "Information Resale in Newtorks"

17:15   Itzhak Gilboa (HEC Paris): 
            "Weighted Utilitarianism, Edgeworth, and the Market"
            joint with Rossella Argenziano

18:00   Free/transit

19:00   Workshop dinner [registration required]
21:00   Conclusion

Talks will take place in Room 3.20 the ArtsTwo building (#35 on the campus map). Registration and lunch will be in the foyer on the ground floor. Access is from the north/campus side of the building (via the area labeled "Arts Quarter" on the map) rather than from the south/street side.

Nearby Underground stations are Mile End (Central, District, and Hammersmith & City lines; walking directions to East Gate) and Stepney Green (District and Hammersmith & City lines; walking directions to East Gate).

Nizar Allouch and Aniol Llorente-Saguer