Fall 2013 Midwest Economic Theory Meetings

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

 

Program Notes and Index of Sessions

 

Summary of All Sessions

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Date/TimeLocationTitlePapers
October 11, 2013
14:00-15:30
R2320 Information Aggregation3
October 11, 2013
14:00-15:30
R1230 Game Theory 13
October 11, 2013
16:00-18:00
R2320 Matching4
October 11, 2013
16:00-18:00
R1230 Auctions 14
October 12, 2013
9:00-10:00
R1230 Experts' Incentives2
October 12, 2013
9:00-10:00
R2210 Voting2
October 12, 2013
9:00-10:00
R2310 Mechanism Design2
October 12, 2013
10:15-11:15
R1230 Decision Theory 12
October 12, 2013
10:15-11:15
R2210 Incentive Contracts2
October 12, 2013
10:15-11:15
R2310 Game Theory 22
October 12, 2013
11:30-12:30
R1230 Plenary Lecture 10
October 12, 2013
14:00-15:30
R2220 Money and Finance3
October 12, 2013
14:00-15:30
R2310 Networks3
October 12, 2013
14:00-15:30
R2320 Coalitions and Groups3
October 12, 2013
15:45-16:45
R2220 Decision Theory 22
October 12, 2013
15:45-16:45
R2310 Mediation2
October 12, 2013
15:45-16:45
R2320 Bargaining2
October 12, 2013
17:00-18:00
R2220 Plenary Lecture 20
October 13, 2013
9:00-10:30
R2210 Screening and State Verification3
October 13, 2013
9:00-10:30
R2310 Industrial Organization3
October 13, 2013
11:00-12:30
R2210 Market Games3
October 13, 2013
11:00-12:30
R2310 Auctions 23
 

22 sessions, 53 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers


 

Fall 2013 Midwest Economic Theory Meetings

Detailed List of Sessions

                                            
 
Session: Information Aggregation
October 11, 2013 14:00 to 15:30
R2320
 
Session Chair: Mehmet Ekmekci, Northwestern University
 

1. Information aggregation in a large two-stage market game
By Tai-Wei Hu; MEDS
   Presented by: Tai-Wei Hu, MEDS
 

2. Trading Dynamics in the Market for Lemons
By Ayca Kaya; University of Iowa
Kyungmin Kim; University of Iowa
   Presented by: Kyungmin Kim, University of Iowa
 

3. Information in Tender Offers with a Large Shareholder
By Mehmet Ekmekci; Northwestern University
   Presented by: Mehmet Ekmekci, Northwestern University
 
Session: Game Theory 1
October 11, 2013 14:00 to 15:30
R1230
 
Session Chair: Tarun Sabarwal, University of Kansas
 

1. Equilibrium Without Rational Expectations
By Joshua Cherry; Northwestern University
Yuval Salant; Northwestern University
   Presented by: Joshua Cherry, Northwestern University
 

2. Correlation of Types in Bayesian Games
By Luciano de Castro; Northwestern University
   Presented by: Luciano de Castro, Northwestern University
 

3. Games with Strategic Heterogeneity
By Andrew Monaco; Colgate University
Tarun Sabarwal; University of Kansas
   Presented by: Tarun Sabarwal, University of Kansas
 
Session: Matching
October 11, 2013 16:00 to 18:00
R2320
 
Session Chair: M. Bumin Yenmez, Carnegie Mellon University
 

1. Responsive Affirmative Action in School Choice
By Battal Dogan; University of Rochester
   Presented by: Battal Dogan, University of Rochester
 

2. Welfare Comparison of School Choice Mechanisms under Incomplete Information
By Ethem Akyol; Penn State
   Presented by: Ethem Akyol, Penn State
 

3. Job Security, Stability and Production Efficiency
By Hu Fu; Cornell
Robert Kleinberg; Cornell
Ron Lavi; Technion - Israel Institute of Technolog
Rann Smorodinsky; Technion
   Presented by: Rann Smorodinsky, Technion
 

4. Choice and Matching
By Christopher Chambers; UCSD
M. Bumin Yenmez; Carnegie Mellon University
   Presented by: M. Bumin Yenmez, Carnegie Mellon University
 
Session: Auctions 1
October 11, 2013 16:00 to 18:00
R1230
 
Session Chair: Steven Williams, University of Illinois
 

1. Auctions under Limited Commitment
By Qingmin Liu; Columbia University
Konrad Mierendorff; University of Zuerich and Columbia University
Xianwen Shi; University of Toronto
   Presented by: Konrad Mierendorff, University of Zuerich and Columbia University
 

2. An Optimal Auction with Moral Hazard
By Arina Nikandrova; Birkbeck College
Romans Pancs; University of Rochester
   Presented by: Romans Pancs, University of Rochester
 

3. Optimal Auction Design with Heterogeneous Objects
By Eiichiro Kazumori; State University of New York
   Presented by: Eiichiro Kazumori, State University of New York
 

4. On Bidding with Securities: Risk Aversion and Positive Dependence
By Steven Williams; University of Illinois
   Presented by: Steven Williams, University of Illinois
 
Session: Experts' Incentives
October 12, 2013 9:00 to 10:00
R1230
 
Session Chair: Huanxing Yang, Ohio State University
 

1. Conformity and Separation of Careerist Experts
By Melania Nica; London School of Economics
   Presented by: Melania Nica, London School of Economics
 

2. Competitive Cheap Talk
By Huanxing Yang; Ohio State University
   Presented by: Huanxing Yang, Ohio State University
 
Session: Voting
October 12, 2013 9:00 to 10:00
R2210
 
Session Chair: Paulo Barelli, University of Rochester
 

1. Partisan Voting and Uncertainty
By Ling Yang; University of Pittsburgh
   Presented by: Ling Yang, University of Pittsburgh
 

2. Competition for a Majority
By Paulo Barelli; University of Rochester
Srihari Govindan; University of Rochester
Robert Wilson; Stanford University
   Presented by: Paulo Barelli, University of Rochester
 
Session: Mechanism Design
October 12, 2013 9:00 to 10:00
R2310
 
Session Chair: Terence Johnson, University of Notre Dame
 

1. Implementation with Securities
By Rahul Deb; University of Toronto
   Presented by: Rahul Deb, University of Toronto
 

2. Multi-dimensional Mechanism Design with Multiple Units
By Terence Johnson; University of Notre Dame
   Presented by: Terence Johnson, University of Notre Dame
 
Session: Decision Theory 1
October 12, 2013 10:15 to 11:15
R1230
 
Session Chair: Jonathan Weinstein, Washington University
 

1. Context Effects, Extremeness Aversion, and Choice
By Shaofang Qi; Syracuse University
   Presented by: Shaofang Qi, Syracuse University
 

2. A Bayesian Foundation for Classical Hypothesis Testing
By Jonathan Weinstein; Washington University
   Presented by: Jonathan Weinstein, Washington University
 
Session: Incentive Contracts
October 12, 2013 10:15 to 11:15
R2210
 
Session Chair: Braz Camargo, Fundação Getúlio Vargas
 

1. Inducing Teamwork in Rank-Order Tournaments
By Vikram Ahuja; Kelley School of Business
Dmitry Lubensky; Indiana University, Kelley School of Business
   Presented by: Vikram Ahuja, Kelley School of Business
 

2. Risk Aversion and Career Concerns
By Braz Camargo; Fundação Getúlio Vargas
Elena Pastorino; University of Minnesota
   Presented by: Braz Camargo, Fundação Getúlio Vargas
 
Session: Game Theory 2
October 12, 2013 10:15 to 11:15
R2310
 
Session Chair: Rohan Dutta, McGill University
 

1. Forward Induction Thinking in Self-reported Descriptions of Behavior
By Piotr Evdokimov; University of Minnesota
Aldo Rustichini; University of Minnesota
   Presented by: Piotr Evdokimov, University of Minnesota
 

2. Coordinating by Not Committing: Efficiency as the Unique Outcome
By Rohan Dutta; McGill University
Ryosuke ISHII; Faculty of Business
   Presented by: Rohan Dutta, McGill University
 
Session: Plenary Lecture 1
October 12, 2013 11:30 to 12:30
R1230
 
David Pearce (Yale). The preliminary title of the talk is: "Reputational Equilibrium Selection in Dynamic Games."
 
Session: Money and Finance
October 12, 2013 14:00 to 15:30
R2220
 
Session Chair: Bernard Cornet, University of Kansas and Paris School of Economics
 

1. Arbitrage Pricing in Noncompetitive Markets
By Andres Carvajal; University of Western Ontario
   Presented by: Andres Carvajal, University of Western Ontario
 

2. Paper or Plastic? Money and Credit as Means of Payment
By Cathy Zhang; Purdue University
Sébastien Lotz; University of Paris 2
   Presented by: Cathy Zhang, Purdue University
 

3. Pricing securities via non-additive risk-neutral probabilities
By Bernard Cornet; University of Kansas and Paris School of Economics
   Presented by: Bernard Cornet, University of Kansas and Paris School of Economics
 
Session: Networks
October 12, 2013 14:00 to 15:30
R2310
 
Session Chair: Stephanie Wang, University of Pittsburgh
 

1. Noncooperative Unanimity Games in Networks
By Joosung Lee; the Penn State University
   Presented by: Joosung Lee, the Penn State University
 

2. The Social Risk of Innovation
By Umberto Garfagnini; ITAM
   Presented by: Umberto Garfagnini, ITAM
 

3. Prediction in Networks
By Stephanie Wang; University of Pittsburgh
   Presented by: Stephanie Wang, University of Pittsburgh
 
Session: Coalitions and Groups
October 12, 2013 14:00 to 15:30
R2320
 
Session Chair: Mariagiovanna Baccara, Olin School of Business
 

1. Perfectly Coalition-Proof Nash Equilibria for Overlapping Coalitions: With an Application to International Environmental Agreements
By Emilson Silva; University of Alberta
Xie Zhu; Oakland Univ.
   Presented by: Emilson Silva, University of Alberta
 

2. The optimal sovereignty partition
By Yaron Azrieli; Ohio State University
Dan Levin; The Ohio State University
   Presented by: Yaron Azrieli, Ohio State University
 

3. Choosing Peers: Homophily and Polarization in Groups
By Mariagiovanna Baccara; Olin School of Business
Leeat Yariv; California Institute of Technology
   Presented by: Mariagiovanna Baccara, Olin School of Business
 
Session: Decision Theory 2
October 12, 2013 15:45 to 16:45
R2220
 
Session Chair: David Dillenberger, University of Pennsylvania
 

1. On the increasing marginal value of information
By Adib Bagh; University of Kentucky
   Presented by: Adib Bagh, University of Kentucky
 

2. Cautious Expected Utility and the Certainty Effect
By David Dillenberger; University of Pennsylvania
Pietro Ortoleva; Columbia University
Simone Vioglio-Cerreia; Bocconi
   Presented by: David Dillenberger, University of Pennsylvania
 
Session: Mediation
October 12, 2013 15:45 to 16:45
R2310
 
Session Chair: David Rahman, University of Minnesota
 

1. Endogenous Choice of a Mediator
By Jin Yeub Kim; University of Chicago
   Presented by: Jin Yeub Kim, University of Chicago
 

2. Frequent Actions with Infrequent Coordination
By David Rahman; University of Minnesota
   Presented by: David Rahman, University of Minnesota
 
Session: Bargaining
October 12, 2013 15:45 to 16:45
R2320
 
Session Chair: Selcuk Ozyurt, Sabanci University
 

1. Coalitional Bargaining with Noncontingent Offers
By Rakesh Chaturvedi; Pennsylvania State University
   Presented by: Rakesh Chaturvedi, Pennsylvania State University
 

2. Are "Obstinacy" and "Threat of Leaving the Bargaining Table" Wise Tactics in Negotiations?
By Selcuk Ozyurt; Sabanci University
   Presented by: Selcuk Ozyurt, Sabanci University
 
Session: Plenary Lecture 2
October 12, 2013 17:00 to 18:00
R2220
 
Ilya Segal (Stanford). The preliminary title is: "Deferred-Acceptance Heuristic Auctions."
 
Session: Screening and State Verification
October 13, 2013 9:00 to 10:30
R2210
 
Session Chair: Maher Said, Washington University in St. Louis
 

1. Townsend meets Morris-Shin: State Verification with Limited Monitoring Capacity
By Lukasz Drozd; Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Ricardo Serrano-Padial; University of Wisconsin - Madison
   Presented by: Ricardo Serrano-Padial, University of Wisconsin - Madison
 

2. `Competitive Screening and Search'
By Daniel Garrett; Toulouse School of Economics
   Presented by: Daniel Garrett, Toulouse School of Economics
 

3. Dynamic Screening with Limited Commitment
By Rahul Deb; University of Toronto
Maher Said; Washington University in St. Louis
   Presented by: Maher Said, Washington University in St. Louis
 
Session: Industrial Organization
October 13, 2013 9:00 to 10:30
R2310
 
Session Chair: Alejandro Montecinos, Notre Dame
 

1. Asymmetric Neutrality Regulation and Innovation at the Edges: Fixed vs. Mobile Networks
By Byung-Cheol Kim; Georgia Institute of Technology
Jay Pil Choi; University of New South Wales and MSU
Doh-Shin Jeon; Universite Toulouse 1 Capitole
   Presented by: Byung-Cheol Kim, Georgia Institute of Technology
 

2. Platform Differentiation in Two-Sided Markets
By Thomas Jeitschko; Michigan State University
Mark Tremblay; Michigan State
   Presented by: Mark Tremblay, Michigan State
 

3. R&D investment, asymmetric costs, and research joit ventures
By Alejandro Montecinos; Notre Dame
Thomas A Gresik; University of Notre Dame
   Presented by: Alejandro Montecinos, Notre Dame
 
Session: Market Games
October 13, 2013 11:00 to 12:30
R2210
 
Session Chair: James Peck, The Ohio State University
 

1. Non-supermodular Price Setting Games
By Eray Cumbul; University of Rochester
Gabor Virag; University of Toronto
   Presented by: Gabor Virag, University of Toronto
 

2. Entry, Exit, and Investment in Auction Markets
By Viplav Saini; Oberlin College
   Presented by: Viplav Saini, Oberlin College
 

3. A Battle of Informed Traders and the Market Game Foundations for Rational Expectations Equilibrium
By James Peck; The Ohio State University
   Presented by: James Peck, The Ohio State University
 
Session: Auctions 2
October 13, 2013 11:00 to 12:30
R2310
 
Session Chair: Charles Zheng, University of Western Ontario
 

1. Indicative Bidding in Auctions with Costly Entry
By Daniel Quint; University of Wisconsin
Kenneth Hendricks; University of Wisconsin Madison
   Presented by: Daniel Quint, University of Wisconsin
 

2. Optimal Two-stage Auctions with Costly Information Acquisition
By Jingfeng Lu; National University of Singapore
Lixin Ye; The Ohio State University
   Presented by: Lixin Ye, The Ohio State University
 

3. Existence of Monotone Equilibria in First-Price Auctions with Resale
By Charles Zheng; University of Western Ontario
   Presented by: Charles Zheng, University of Western Ontario
 

22 sessions, 53 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers
 
Index of Participants

Legend: C=chair, P=Presenter, D=Disscussant
#ParticipantRoles in Conference
1Ahuja, VikramP9
2Akyol, EthemP3
3Azrieli, YaronP14
4Baccara, MariagiovannaC14, P14
5Bagh, AdibP15
6Barelli, PauloC6, P6
7Camargo, BrazC9, P9
8Carvajal, AndresP12
9Chaturvedi, RakeshP17
10Cherry, JoshuaP2
11Cornet, BernardC12, P12
12de Castro, LucianoP2
13Deb, RahulP7
14Dillenberger, DavidC15, P15
15Dogan, BattalP3
16Dutta, RohanC10, P10
17Ekmekci, MehmetC1, P1
18Evdokimov, PiotrP10
19Garfagnini, UmbertoP13
20Garrett, DanielP19
21Hu, Tai-WeiP1
22Johnson, TerenceC7, P7
23Kazumori, EiichiroP4
24Kim, Jin YeubP16
25Kim, KyungminP1
26Kim, Byung-CheolP20
27Lee, JoosungP13
28Mierendorff, KonradP4
29Montecinos, Alejandro C20, P20
30Nica, MelaniaP5
31Ozyurt, SelcukC17, P17
32Pancs, RomansP4
33Peck, JamesC21, P21
34Qi, ShaofangP8
35Quint, DanielP22
36Rahman, DavidC16, P16
37Sabarwal, TarunC2, P2
38Said, MaherC19, P19
39Saini, ViplavP21
40Serrano-Padial, RicardoP19
41Silva, EmilsonP14
42Smorodinsky, RannP3
43Tremblay, MarkP20
44Virag, GaborP21
45Wang, StephanieC13, P13
46Weinstein, JonathanC8, P8
47Williams, StevenC4, P4
48Yang, HuanxingC5, P5
49Yang, LingP6
50Ye, Lixin P22
51Yenmez, M. BuminC3, P3
52Zhang, CathyP12
53Zheng, CharlesP22, C22

 

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