Midwest Economic Theory Conference, Spring 2013

Michigan State University

 

Program Notes and Index of Sessions

 

Summary of All Sessions

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#Date/TimeLocationTypeTitlePapers
1April 26, 2013
13:45-14:15
C-301 Snyder-Phillips Hall invited Welcome0
2April 26, 2013
14:15-15:45
C-302 invited Information Transmission3
3April 26, 2013
14:15-15:45
C-303 invited Foundations3
4April 26, 2013
16:15-17:45
C-303 invited Public I3
5April 26, 2013
16:15-17:45
C-302 invited Asymmetric and Incomplete Information3
6April 27, 2013
8:00-9:00
C-301 Snyder-Phillips Hall invited Continental Breakfast0
7April 27, 2013
9:00-10:30
C-303 invited Information Acquisition2
8April 27, 2013
9:00-10:30
C-304 invited Public II3
9April 27, 2013
9:00-10:30
C-302 invited Industrial Organization3
10April 27, 2013
11:00-12:00
C-302 invited Trade2
11April 27, 2013
11:00-12:00
C-303 invited Investment and Innovation2
12April 27, 2013
11:00-12:00
C-304 invited Beliefs2
13April 27, 2013
14:15-15:45
C-304 invited Money3
14April 27, 2013
14:15-15:45
C-303 invited Mechanism and Implementation3
15April 27, 2013
14:15-15:45
C-302 invited Game Theory3
16April 27, 2013
16:15-17:45
C-303 invited Information and Decisions3
17April 27, 2013
16:15-17:45
C-304 invited Assets and Auctions3
18April 27, 2013
16:15-17:45
C-302 invited Public III3
19April 27, 2013
18:30-20:00
Kellogg Center invited Reception0
20April 28, 2013
8:00-9:00
C-301 Snyder-Phillips Hall invited Continental Breakfast0
21April 28, 2013
9:00-10:30
C-304 invited Capital Taxation and Consumption Inequality2
22April 28, 2013
9:00-10:30
C-302 invited Agency3
23April 28, 2013
9:00-10:30
C-303 invited Applied Theory3
24April 28, 2013
11:00-12:00
C-302 invited Environmental Economics2
25April 28, 2013
11:00-12:00
C-303 invited Expected Utility2
 

25 sessions, 56 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers


 

Midwest Economic Theory Conference, Spring 2013

Detailed List of Sessions

 
Session 1: Welcome
April 26, 2013 13:45 to 14:15
C-301 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
Session type: invited
 
Session 2: Information Transmission
April 26, 2013 14:15 to 15:45
C-302
 
Session Chair: Fan Li, University of Florida
Session type: invited
 

Codes of Conduct and Bad Reputation
By Juan Block; Washington University in St. Louis
   Presented by: Juan Block, Washington University in St. Louis
 

Relational Contract and the Value of Information
By Sunjoo Hwang; University of Texas at Austin
Seungrae Lee; Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
   Presented by: Sunjoo Hwang, University of Texas at Austin
 

Demo or No Demo: Supplying Costly Signals to Improve Profits
By Fan Li; University of Florida
   Presented by: Fan Li, University of Florida
 
Session 3: Foundations
April 26, 2013 14:15 to 15:45
C-303
 
Session Chair: Anne-Christine Barthel, University of Kansas
Session type: invited
 

Naïve versus Sophisticated Mixing: It’s Okay to Fl‡ip a Coin, Maybe
By Christian Alcocer; Michigan State University
   Presented by: Christian Alcocer, Michigan State University
 

Equivalent Representations of Non-Exponential Discounting Models
By James Feigenbaum; Utah State University
   Presented by: James Feigenbaum, Utah State University
 

Extending the Scope of Monotone Comparative Statics Results
By Anne-Christine Barthel; University of Kansas
   Presented by: Anne-Christine Barthel, University of Kansas
 
Session 4: Public I
April 26, 2013 16:15 to 17:45
C-303
 
Session Chair: Jan Auerbach, Washington University in St. Louis
Session type: invited
 

Avoidance and Mitigation of Public Harm
[slides]
By Bruno Salcedo; Pennsylvania State University
Bruno Sultanum; The Pennsylvania State University
Ruilin Zhou; Pennsylvania State University
   Presented by: Bruno Sultanum, The Pennsylvania State University
 

On Monotone Social Welfare Orders satisfying the Strong Equity Axiom: Construction and Representation
[slides]
By Ram Dubey; Montclair State University
Tapan Mitra; Cornell University
   Presented by: Ram Dubey, Montclair State University
 

Political competition over property rights enforcement
By Jan Auerbach; Washington University in St. Louis
   Presented by: Jan Auerbach, Washington University in St. Louis
 
Session 5: Asymmetric and Incomplete Information
April 26, 2013 16:15 to 17:45
C-302
 
Session Chair: Jian Shen, The Ohio State University
Session type: invited
 

Transparency and Distressed Sales under Asymmetric Information
By William Fuchs; University of California - Berkeley
Aniko Oery; University of California, Berkeley
Andy Skrzypacz
   Presented by: Aniko Oery, University of California, Berkeley
 

Optimal Contest Design with Prizes and Punishments under Incomplete Information
By Bin Liu; National University of Singapore
Jingfeng Lu; National University of Singapore
Ruqu Wang; Queen's University
Jun Zhang; Shanghai University of Finance and Econo
   Presented by: Jingfeng Lu, National University of Singapore
 

Competitive Pricing with Ordered Consumer Search
By Jian Shen; The Ohio State University
   Presented by: Jian Shen, The Ohio State University
 
Session 6: Continental Breakfast
April 27, 2013 8:00 to 9:00
C-301 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
Session type: invited
 
Session 7: Information Acquisition
April 27, 2013 9:00 to 10:30
C-303
 
Session Chair: Bernhard Ganglmair, University of Texas at Dallas
Session type: invited
 

Multiple Experts Informing a Constrained Decision-maker
By Jae Kang; University of Pittsburgh
   Presented by: Jae Kang, University of Pittsburgh
 

The Optimal Extent of Discovery
By Dan Bernhardt; University of Illinois
Zhiyun Xu; University of Hong Kong
   Presented by: Zhiyun Xu, University of Hong Kong
 
Session 8: Public II
April 27, 2013 9:00 to 10:30
C-304
 
Session Chair: steven slutsky, University of Florida
Session type: invited
 

Ordinal versus Cardinal voting rules: A mechanism design approach
By Semin Kim; The Ohio State University
   Presented by: Semin Kim, The Ohio State University
 

Personal Action Altruism, Externalities,and Corrective Taxes
By steven slutsky; University of Florida
   Presented by: steven slutsky, University of Florida
 

Examining the Effect of Social Network on Prediction Markets through a Controlled Experiment
By Liangfei Qiu; University of Texas at Austin
   Presented by: Liangfei Qiu, University of Texas at Austin
 
Session 9: Industrial Organization
April 27, 2013 9:00 to 10:30
C-302
 
Session Chair: Ross Brater, The Ohio State University
Session type: invited
 

Refusal to Deal and Investment in Product Quality
[slides]
By Stephen Martin; Purdue University
   Presented by: Stephen Martin, Purdue University
 

Loyalty Rewards Programs in the Face of Entry
By Ross Brater; The Ohio State University
   Presented by: Ross Brater, The Ohio State University
 

Price Discrimination through Joint Marketing
By Thomas Jeitschko; Michigan State University
Yeonjei Jung; Michigan State University
Jaesoo Kim; IUPUI
   Presented by: Yeonjei Jung, Michigan State University
 
Session 10: Trade
April 27, 2013 11:00 to 12:00
C-302
 
Session Chair: Anthony Creane, University of Kentucky
Session type: invited
 

Tariffs and the Organization of Trade in China
By Peter Morrow; University of Toronto
   Presented by: Peter Morrow, University of Toronto
 

Shipping The Good Apples Out Under Asymmetric Information
By Anthony Creane; University of Kentucky
Thomas Jeitschko; Michigan State University
   Presented by: Anthony Creane, University of Kentucky
 
Session 11: Investment and Innovation
April 27, 2013 11:00 to 12:00
C-303
 
Session Chair: Richard Ruble, EM Lyon Business School
Session type: invited
 

Patent Pools, Litigation and Innovation
By Jay Pil Choi; University of New South Wales and MSU
Heiko Gerlach; University of Queensland
   Presented by: Jay Pil Choi, University of New South Wales and MSU
 

On the Timing of Vertical Relationships
By Etienne Billette de Villemeu; Université de Lille
Richard Ruble; EM Lyon Business School
Bruno Versaevel; EMLYON Business School & CNRS, GATE
   Presented by: Richard Ruble, EM Lyon Business School
 
Session 12: Beliefs
April 27, 2013 11:00 to 12:00
C-304
 
Session Chair: Kali Rath, University of Notre Dame
Session type: invited
 

Additive plausibility characterizes the supports of consistent assessments
By Peter Streufert; University of Western Ontario
   Presented by: Peter Streufert, University of Western Ontario
 

Strategic Uncertainty and the Ex-post Nash Property in Large Games
By Kali Rath; University of Notre Dame
   Presented by: Kali Rath, University of Notre Dame
 
Session 13: Money
April 27, 2013 14:15 to 15:45
C-304
 
Session Chair: Yun Pei, University of Minnesota
Session type: invited
 

A Tractable Monetary Model under General Preferences
By Russell Tsz-Nga Wong; Bank of Canada
   Presented by: Russell Tsz-Nga Wong, Bank of Canada
 

Paper or Plastic? Money and Credit as Means of Payment
By Cathy Zhang; UC Irvine
Sebastien Lotz; University of Paris 2
   Presented by: Cathy Zhang, UC Irvine
 

Money and Social Norms
By Luis Araujo; Michigan State University
   Presented by: Luis Araujo, Michigan State University
 
Session 14: Mechanism and Implementation
April 27, 2013 14:15 to 15:45
C-303
 
Session Chair: Terence Johnson, University of Notre Dame
Session type: invited
 

Robust Implementation in Weakly Rationalizable Strategies
By Christoph Mueller; Carnegie Mellon University
   Presented by: Christoph Mueller, Carnegie Mellon University
 

Implementation without commitment in moral hazard environments
[slides]
By Bruno Salcedo; Pennsylvania State University
   Presented by: Bruno Salcedo, Pennsylvania State University
 

Dynamic Mechanism Design Without Transfers
By Terence Johnson; University of Notre Dame
   Presented by: Terence Johnson, University of Notre Dame
 
Session 15: Game Theory
April 27, 2013 14:15 to 15:45
C-302
 
Session Chair: Subir Chakrabarti, Indiana Univeristy Purdue University Ind
Session type: invited
 

Cyclical Behavior in Two-Speed Evolutionary Game Environments
[slides]
By George Loginov; UW Madison
   Presented by: George Loginov, UW Madison
 

Pure Strategy Markov Equilibrium in Stochastic Games
By Subir Chakrabarti; Indiana Univeristy Purdue University Ind
   Presented by: Subir Chakrabarti, Indiana Univeristy Purdue University Ind
 

Coordination Frictions and Public Communication
[slides]
By Georgy Lukyanov; Toulouse School of Economics
Tong Su; Toulouse School of Economics
   Presented by: Georgy Lukyanov, Toulouse School of Economics
 
Session 16: Information and Decisions
April 27, 2013 16:15 to 17:45
C-303
 
Session Chair: Bernhard Ganglmair, University of Texas at Dallas
Session type: invited
 

The Strategy of Manipulating Joint Decision-Making
By Jin Yeub Kim; University of Chicago
   Presented by: Jin Yeub Kim, University of Chicago
 

Sequential Recommendation and Information Aggregation
[slides]
By Fei Li; University of Pennsylvania
   Presented by: Fei Li, University of Pennsylvania
 

Framing Games: Evidence-Based Decision Making in an Adversarial Setting
By Luke Froeb; Vanderbilt
Bernhard Ganglmair; University of Texas at Dallas
Steven Tschantz; Vanderbilt University
   Presented by: Bernhard Ganglmair, University of Texas at Dallas
 
Session 17: Assets and Auctions
April 27, 2013 16:15 to 17:45
C-304
 
Session Chair: Dimitry Mezhvinsky, The Ohio State University
Session type: invited
 

A Theory of Debt and Default: Liquidity versus Tax Distortion
By Yun Pei; University of Minnesota
   Presented by: Yun Pei, University of Minnesota
 

Ex Post Equilibria in Double Auctions of Divisible Assets
By Songzi Du; Simon Fraser University
Haoxiang Zhu; MIT Sloan School of Management
   Presented by: Songzi Du, Simon Fraser University
 

Late and Incremental Bidding by Fully Rational Bidders: A Theoretical Analysis of Simultaneous Private Value eBay Auctions
By Dimitry Mezhvinsky; The Ohio State University
   Presented by: Dimitry Mezhvinsky, The Ohio State University
 
Session 18: Public III
April 27, 2013 16:15 to 17:45
C-302
 
Session Chair: Mehdi Shadmehr, University of Miami
Session type: invited
 

Optimal Provision of a Non-excludable Public Good
By Ran Shao; Yeshiva University
Lin Zhou; Shanghai Jiao Tong University
   Presented by: Ran Shao, Yeshiva University
 

Transatlantic Differences in Taxation, Redistribution and Provision of Public Goods: How Fair is Inequality?
By Orhan Torul; University of Maryland
   Presented by: Orhan Torul, University of Maryland
 

Leadership: Sacrifice, Coercion, and Radicalism
By Mehdi Shadmehr; University of Miami
Dan Bernhardt; University of Illinois
   Presented by: Mehdi Shadmehr, University of Miami
 
Session 19: Reception
April 27, 2013 18:30 to 20:00
Kellogg Center
 
Session type: invited
 
Session 20: Continental Breakfast
April 28, 2013 8:00 to 9:00
C-301 Snyder-Phillips Hall
 
Session type: invited
 
Session 21: Capital Taxation and Consumption Inequality
April 28, 2013 9:00 to 10:30
C-304
 
Session Chair: Ping Wang, Washington University in St. Louis
Session type: invited
 

International Capital Controls and Financial Crises
[slides]
By Iskander Karibzhanov; University of Minnesota
   Presented by: Iskander Karibzhanov, University of Minnesota
 

Taxing Capital is Not a Bad Idea Indeed: The Role of Human Capital and Labor-Market Frictions
By Been-Lon Chen; Academia Sinica
Hung-Ju Chen; National Taiwan University
Ping Wang; Washington University in St. Louis
   Presented by: Ping Wang, Washington University in St. Louis
 
Session 22: Agency
April 28, 2013 9:00 to 10:30
C-302
 
Session Chair: Jaesoo Kim, IUPUI
Session type: invited
 

Incentives and Managing Styles
By Dongsoo Shin; Santa Clara University
   Presented by: Dongsoo Shin, Santa Clara University
 

Delegation and the Value of Moral Hazard
By Jaesoo Kim; IUPUI
Dongsoo Shin; Santa Clara University
   Presented by: Jaesoo Kim, IUPUI
 

On the Optimality of Diverse Expert Panels in Persuasion Games
By Sourav Bhattacharya; University of Pittsburgh
Maria Goltsman; University of Western Ontario
Arijit Mukherjee; Michigan State University
   Presented by: Arijit Mukherjee, Michigan State University
 
Session 23: Applied Theory
April 28, 2013 9:00 to 10:30
C-303
 
Session Chair: Kristy Buzard, Syracuse University
Session type: invited
 

Optimal Selling Strategies for Sequentially Offered Events
By Sreya Kolay; University of California, Irvine
Rajeev Tyagi; University of California, Irvine
   Presented by: Sreya Kolay, University of California, Irvine
 

Self-enforcing Agreements, Lobbying for Defections and Optimal Punishments
By Kristy Buzard; Syracuse University
   Presented by: Kristy Buzard, Syracuse University
 

Platform Markets and Matching with Contracts
By Juan Fung; University of Illinois
Chia-Ling Hsu; University of Illinois
   Presented by: Chia-Ling Hsu, University of Illinois
 
Session 24: Environmental Economics
April 28, 2013 11:00 to 12:00
C-302
 
Session Chair: Thomas Knight, University of Florida
Session type: invited
 

A Two Sided Carbon Story: Carbon Capture and Storage and Enhanced Oil Recovery
By Byungcheol Kim; Georgia Institute of Technology
   Presented by: Byungcheol Kim, Georgia Institute of Technology
 

Deterring the Green Revolution: Greenwash and the Threat of Green Entry
By Thomas Knight; University of Florida
   Presented by: Thomas Knight, University of Florida
 
Session 25: Expected Utility
April 28, 2013 11:00 to 12:00
C-303
 
Session Chair: Steven Stong, University of Iowa
Session type: invited
 

On the Rejectability of the Subjective Expected Utility Theory
By Konrad Grabiszewski; Department of Business Administration
   Presented by: Konrad Grabiszewski, Department of Business Administration
 

Monotone Equilibria in Games with Maxmin Expected Utility
By Steven Stong; University of Iowa
   Presented by: Steven Stong, University of Iowa
 

25 sessions, 56 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers
 
Index of Participants

Legend: C=chair, P=Presenter, D=Disscussant
#ParticipantRoles in Conference
1Alcocer, ChristianP3
2Araujo, LuisP13
3Auerbach, JanC4, P4
4Barthel, Anne-ChristineC3, P3
5Block, JuanP2
6Brater, RossC9, P9
7Buzard, KristyC23, P23
8Chakrabarti, SubirC15, P15
9Choi, Jay PilP11
10Creane, AnthonyC10, P10
11Du, SongziP17
12Dubey, RamP4
13Feigenbaum, JamesP3
14Ganglmair, BernhardC7, C16, P16
15Grabiszewski, KonradP25
16Hsu, Chia-LingP23
17Hwang, SunjooP2
18Johnson, TerenceC14, P14
19Jung, YeonjeiP9
20Kang, JaeP7
21Karibzhanov, IskanderP21
22Kim, JaesooC22, P22
23Kim, SeminP8
24Kim, Jin YeubP16
25Kim, ByungcheolP24
26Knight, ThomasC24, P24
27Kolay, SreyaP23
28Li, FeiP16
29Li, FanC2, P2
30Loginov, GeorgeP15
31Lu, JingfengP5
32Lukyanov, GeorgyP15
33Martin, StephenP9
34Mezhvinsky, DimitryC17, P17
35Morrow, PeterP10
36Mueller, ChristophP14
37Mukherjee, ArijitP22
38Oery, AnikoP5
39Pei, YunC13, P17
40Qiu, LiangfeiP8
41Rath, KaliC12, P12
42Ruble, RichardC11, P11
43Salcedo, BrunoP14
44Shadmehr, MehdiC18, P18
45Shao, RanP18
46Shen, JianC5, P5
47Shin, DongsooP22
48slutsky, stevenC8, P8
49Stong, StevenC25, P25
50Streufert, PeterP12
51Sultanum, BrunoP4
52Torul, OrhanP18
53Wang, PingC21, P21
54Wong, Russell Tsz-NgaP13
55Xu, ZhiyunP7
56Zhang, CathyP13

 

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