Midwest Economic Theory Conference

Vanderbilt University, Nashville

 

Program Notes and Index of Sessions

 

Summary of All Sessions

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#Date/TimeLocationTitlePapers
1October 5, 2018
14:15-15:45
Calhoun 337 Pricing3
2October 5, 2018
14:15-15:45
Calhoun 320 Search3
3October 5, 2018
16:15-17:45
Calhoun 320 Credence Goods and Public Opinion3
4October 5, 2018
16:15-17:45
Calhoun 337 Money and Finance2
5October 6, 2018
9:00-10:30
Buttrick 201 Dynamics3
6October 6, 2018
9:00-10:30
Buttrick 206 Reputation3
7October 6, 2018
11:00-12:30
Buttrick 201 Contracting3
8October 6, 2018
11:00-12:30
Buttrick 206 Political Economy3
9October 6, 2018
14:15-15:45
Buttrick 205 Auctions and Procurement3
10October 6, 2018
14:15-15:45
Buttrick 206 Disclosure3
11October 6, 2018
16:15-17:45
Buttrick 205 Game Theory3
12October 6, 2018
16:15-17:45
Buttrick 206 Topics in Micro3
13October 7, 2018
9:00-10:30
Buttrick 205 Persuasion3
14October 7, 2018
9:00-10:30
Buttrick 206 Utility and Risk2
15October 7, 2018
11:00-12:30
Buttrick 205 Information and Learning2
16October 7, 2018
11:00-12:30
Buttrick 206 Matching3
 

16 sessions, 45 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers


 

Midwest Economic Theory Conference

Detailed List of Sessions

 
Session 1: Search
October 5, 2018 14:15 to 15:45
Calhoun 320
 
Session Chair: Tristan Potter, Drexel University
 

Learning While Shopping: An Experimental Investigation Into the Effect of Learning on Recall in Consumer Search
   presented by: Benjamin Casner, The Ohio State University
 

Excessive Search
   presented by: Chun-Hui Miao, University of South Carolina
 

Wage Offers and On-the-job Search
   presented by: Tristan Potter, Drexel University
 
Session 2: Pricing
October 5, 2018 14:15 to 15:45
Calhoun 337
 
Session Chair: John Conlon, Univ of Mississippi
 

A Three-State Rational Greater-Fool Bubble with Intertemporal Consumption Smoothing
   presented by: Joseph White, University of Mississippi
 

Dynamic Equilibrium Price Dispersion
[slides]
   presented by: Rafael Roos Guthmann, University of Minnesota
 

Buyer Heterogeneity and the Gain from Quantity Discounts
   presented by: John Conlon, Univ of Mississippi
 
Session 3: Credence Goods and Public Opinion
October 5, 2018 16:15 to 17:45
Calhoun 320
 
Session Chair: Lin Zhao, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
 

Gambling over Public Opinion
[slides]
   presented by: Deepal Basak, Indian School of Business
 

Verifiability and Fraud in a Dynamic Credence Goods Market
   presented by: Xiaoxiao Hu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
 

Laboratory Kickback to Doctor, Consumer Awareness, and Welfare Implications
   presented by: Lin Zhao, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
 
Session 4: Money and Finance
October 5, 2018 16:15 to 17:45
Calhoun 337
 
Session Chair: Diego Rodrigues, University of Minnesota
 

Sunspot Bank Runs and Fragility: The Role of Financial Sector Competition
   presented by: Jiahong Gao, University of Alabama
 

Financial constraints and collateral crises
   presented by: Diego Rodrigues, University of Minnesota
 
Session 5: Reputation
October 6, 2018 9:00 to 10:30
Buttrick 206
 
Session Chair: Geyu Yang, Washington University
 

Bargaining and Reputation with Ultimatum
   presented by: Hanzhe Zhang, Michigan State University
 

Advertisement and Investment in Quality
   presented by: Shaofei Jiang, The University of Texas at Austin
 

Robustness of Reputation Effects under Uncertain Monitoring
   presented by: Geyu Yang, Washington University
 
Session 6: Dynamics
October 6, 2018 9:00 to 10:30
Buttrick 201
 
Session Chair: Elisabeth Pröhl, University of Amsterdam
 

Preference Heterogeneity, Aggregate Risk, and the Welfare Effects of Social Security
   presented by: Eungsik Kim, Carnegie Mellon University
 

Efficient wealth inequality and differential asset taxation with dynamic agency
   presented by: Thomas Phelan, University of Minnesota
 

Existence and Uniqueness of Recursive Equilibria with Aggregate and Idiosyncratic Risk
   presented by: Elisabeth Pröhl, University of Amsterdam
 
Session 7: Political Economy
October 6, 2018 11:00 to 12:30
Buttrick 206
 
Session Chair: Yiman Sun, University of Texas at Austin
 

Stable Constitutions
   presented by: Daeyoung Jeong, New York University Abu Dhabi
 

The Race to the Base
   presented by: Sinem Hidir, University of Warwick
 

A Dynamic Model of Censorship
   presented by: Yiman Sun, University of Texas at Austin
 
Session 8: Contracting
October 6, 2018 11:00 to 12:30
Buttrick 201
 
Session Chair: Simpson Zhang, Department of the Treasury
 

The Role of Managers Revisited
   presented by: Thanh Nguyen, Purdue University
 

Learning from Failures
[slides]
   presented by: Alexander Rodivilov, Stevens Institute of Technology
 

Competitive Pay and Excessive Manager Risk-taking
   presented by: Simpson Zhang, Department of the Treasury
 
Session 9: Disclosure
October 6, 2018 14:15 to 15:45
Buttrick 206
 
Session Chair: Jennifer Reinganum, Vanderbilt University
 

Regulating False Disclosure
   presented by: Santanu Roy, Southern Methodist University
 

Credibility of Crime Allegations
   presented by: Frances Lee, Loyola University of Chicago
 

Reducing Unjust Convictions: Plea Bargaining, Trial, and Evidence Suppression/Disclosure
   presented by: Andrew Daughety, Vanderbilt University
 
Session 10: Auctions and Procurement
October 6, 2018 14:15 to 15:45
Buttrick 205
 
Session Chair: Kwanghyun Kim, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Sequential Auctions with Ambiguity: Declining Prices and Revenue Rankings
   presented by: Heng Liu, University of Michigan
 

Competitive Procurement with Ex Post Moral Hazard
   presented by: Indranil Chakraborty, National University of Singapore
 

First-price auctions with bidders with uncertainty
   presented by: Kwanghyun Kim, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 
Session 11: Game Theory
October 6, 2018 16:15 to 17:45
Buttrick 205
 
Session Chair: Subir Chakrabarti, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
 

Salience and Bounded Rationality in Games: The Imbalanced Quantal Response Equilibrium
   presented by: Gerelt Tserenjigmid, Virginia Tech
 

Robust Pricing with Refunds
   presented by: Toomas Hinnosaar, Collegio Carlo Alberto
 

Markov Equilibrium in Asynchronous Stochastic Games
   presented by: Subir Chakrabarti, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
 
Session 12: Topics in Micro
October 6, 2018 16:15 to 17:45
Buttrick 206
 
Session Chair: Sezer Yasar, TED University
 

Free Riders and Public Good Provision in Morgan's Lottery
   presented by: Paan Jindapon, University of Alabama
 

Fiscal Capacity with Accumulating Defense Activities
   presented by: Sezer Yasar, TED University
 

Complainer's Dilemma
   presented by: Greg Leo, Vanderbilt University
 
Session 13: Utility and Risk
October 7, 2018 9:00 to 10:30
Buttrick 206
 
Session Chair: T. Beard, Auburn University
 

Experienced utility, non-experienced utility and time allocation
[slides]
   presented by: Orges Ormanidhi, University of Minnesota
 

Background Risk and Insurance Take Up under Limited Liability
   presented by: T. Beard, Auburn University
 
Session 14: Persuasion
October 7, 2018 9:00 to 10:30
Buttrick 205
 
Session Chair: Sangjun Yea, The Ohio State University
 

Bayesian Persuasion with Signal Uncertainty: The effect of Skepticism
   presented by: Gabriel Martinez, University of Wisconsin - Madison
 

Relational Communication
   presented by: Anton Kolotilin, UNSW Sydney
 

Persuasion under the Influence of Fake News
   presented by: Sangjun Yea, The Ohio State University
 
Session 15: Information and Learning
October 7, 2018 11:00 to 12:30
Buttrick 205
 
Session Chair: Yu Awaya, University of Rochester
 

Equilibrium Selection by Rational Inattention
[slides]
   presented by: Tetsuya Hoshino, Pennsylvania State University
 

Information Exchange in Cartels
   presented by: Yu Awaya, University of Rochester
 
Session 16: Matching
October 7, 2018 11:00 to 12:30
Buttrick 206
 
Session Chair: Yimeng Zhang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
 

Matching and Revenue-Risk Sharing Contract with Heterogeneous Risk Averse Supplier and Retailer
   presented by: Hewen Liu, University of miami
 

Kidney exchange with immunosuppressants
   presented by: Eun Jeong Heo, Vanderbilt University
 

Label the Divorced: A Repeated-Game Analysis on (Re)Marriage Market with Community Enforcement
   presented by: Yimeng Zhang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
 

16 sessions, 45 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers
 
Index of Participants

Legend: C=chair, P=Presenter, D=Discussant
#ParticipantRoles in Conference
1Awaya, YuP15, C15
2Basak, DeepalP3
3Beard, T.P13, C13
4Casner, BenjaminP1
5Chakrabarti, SubirP11, C11
6Chakraborty, IndranilP10
7Conlon, JohnP2, C2
8Daughety, AndrewP9
9Gao, JiahongP4
10Heo, Eun JeongP16
11Hidir, SinemP7
12Hinnosaar, ToomasP11
13Hoshino, TetsuyaP15
14Hu, XiaoxiaoP3
15Jeong, DaeyoungP7
16Jiang, ShaofeiP5
17Jindapon, PaanP12
18Kim, EungsikP6
19Kim, KwanghyunP10, C10
20Kolotilin, AntonP14
21Lee, FrancesP9
22Leo, GregP12
23Liu, HengP10
24Liu, HewenP16
25Martinez, GabrielP14
26Miao, Chun-HuiP1
27Nguyen, ThanhP8
28Ormanidhi, OrgesP13
29Phelan, ThomasP6
30Potter, TristanP1, C1
31Pröhl, ElisabethP6, C6
32Reinganum, JenniferC9
33Rodivilov, AlexanderP8
34Rodrigues, DiegoP4, C4
35Roos Guthmann, RafaelP2
36Roy, SantanuP9
37Sun, YimanP7, C7
38Tserenjigmid, GereltP11
39White, JosephP2
40Yang, GeyuP5, C5
41Yasar, SezerP12, C12
42Yea, SangjunP14, C14
43Zhang, YimengP16, C16
44Zhang, HanzheP5
45Zhang, SimpsonP8, C8
46Zhao, LinP3, C3

 

This program was last updated on 2018-10-20 16:05:08 EDT