Midwest Economic Theory Conference

Drexel University, Philadelphia

 

Program Notes and Index of Sessions

 

Summary of All Sessions

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#Date/TimeLocationTitlePapers
1May 18, 2018
14:15-15:45
027 Mechanism design, tournaments3
2May 18, 2018
14:15-15:45
208 Bounded rationality and macroeconomics3
3May 18, 2018
16:15-17:45
027 Dynamic models with applications to consumption, wealth and terrorism3
4May 18, 2018
16:15-17:45
208 Social learning and networks3
5May 19, 2018
9:00-10:30
208 Information transmission I3
6May 19, 2018
9:00-10:30
209 Behavioral and Risk3
7May 19, 2018
11:00-12:30
208 Matching and principal agent models3
8May 19, 2018
11:00-12:30
209 Law & economics, political economy3
9May 19, 2018
14:15-15:45
208 Information, pricing and product quality3
10May 19, 2018
14:15-15:45
209 Labor markets3
11May 19, 2018
16:15-17:45
208 Bargaining, contract design3
12May 19, 2018
16:15-17:45
209 Learning and dynamics3
13May 20, 2018
9:00-10:30
208 Coordination3
14May 20, 2018
9:00-10:30
209 Information transmission II3
15May 20, 2018
11:00-12:30
208 Organizations and informational asymmetries3
16May 20, 2018
11:00-12:30
209 Reputation, signaling3
 

16 sessions, 48 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers


 

Midwest Economic Theory Conference

Detailed List of Sessions

 
Session 1: Mechanism design, tournaments
May 18, 2018 14:15 to 15:45
027
 
Session Chair: James Peck, The Ohio State University
 

Rationalizable Implementation of Social Choice Correspondences
   presented by: Ritesh Jain, Ohio State University
 

Winner-take-all tournaments
   presented by: Dmitry Ryvkin, Florida State University
 

Optimal Monopoly Mechanisms with Demand Uncertainty
   presented by: James Peck, The Ohio State University
 
Session 2: Bounded rationality and macroeconomics
May 18, 2018 14:15 to 15:45
208
 
Session Chair: Ina Hajdini, Drexel University
 

Optimal Monetary Policy in a Regime-Switching DSGE Model with Time-Varying Concern for Model Uncertainty
   presented by: Gulserim Ozcan, Bilkent University
 

Optimal Monetary Policy under Firms' Rational Inattention
   presented by: Ruoyun Mao, Indiana University
 

Stochastic Consistent Expectations Equilibria in a Regime Switching Model of Inflation Determination
   presented by: Ina Hajdini, Drexel University
 
Session 3: Dynamic models with applications to consumption, wealth and terrorism
May 18, 2018 16:15 to 17:45
027
 
Session Chair: Sajal Lahiri, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
 

Temptation and Dynamic-Self-Control Preferences in a New Keynesian Framework: Forward Guidance and Other Policy Implications
   presented by: Marco Airaudo, Drexel University, LeBow Business School
 

Wealth, Price Dispersion and Risk Sharing
   presented by: Eungsik Kim, Carnegie Mellon University
 

Why Direct Counter-Terror (CT) Measures Only May Fail: An Analysis of Direct and Preventive CT Measures
   presented by: Sajal Lahiri, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
 
Session 4: Social learning and networks
May 18, 2018 16:15 to 17:45
208
 
Session Chair: Alexei Parakhonyak, University of Oxford
 

Price Dispersion in Stationary Networked Markets
   presented by: Eduard Talamas, University of Pennsylvania
 

Imperfect price competition in networks
   presented by: Emerson Melo, Indiana University
 

Inducing Herding with Capacity Constraints
   presented by: Alexei Parakhonyak, University of Oxford
 
Session 5: Information transmission I
May 19, 2018 9:00 to 10:30
208
 
Session Chair: Denis Shishkin, Princeton University
 

The Impact of Social Media on Belief Formation
   presented by: Marco Schwarz, University of Innsbruck
 

Costly Information Intermediation as a Natural Monopoly
   presented by: Daniel Monte, Sao Paulo School of Economics FGV
 

Persuasion via Weak Institutions
   presented by: Denis Shishkin, Princeton University
 
Session 6: Behavioral and Risk
May 19, 2018 9:00 to 10:30
209
 
Session Chair: Gilad Sorek, Auburn University
 

Choosing and Adjusting
   presented by: Matthew Nagler, The Graduate Center, CUNY
 

Backward Induction and Empirical Complexity: A Mobile Experiment
   presented by: Konrad Grabiszewski, Univrsity of Miami
 

Background Risk and Insurance Take Up under Limited Liability
   presented by: Gilad Sorek, Auburn University
 
Session 7: Matching and principal agent models
May 19, 2018 11:00 to 12:30
208
 
Session Chair: Alexander Rodivilov, Stevens Institute of Technology
 

A price theory of vertical and lateral integration under two-sided productivity heterogeneity
   presented by: Kanishka Dam, CIDE
 

Ranking and Search Effort in Matching
   presented by: Joonbae Lee, University of Pennsylvania
 

Monitoring Innovation
   presented by: Alexander Rodivilov, Stevens Institute of Technology
 
Session 8: Law & economics, political economy
May 19, 2018 11:00 to 12:30
209
 
Session Chair: Archishman Chakraborty, Yeshiva University
 

Preordered Service in Contract Enforcement
   presented by: Jan Auerbach, University of Exeter
 

Liability Insurance: Equilibrium Contracts under Monopoly and Competition
   presented by: Emil Temnyalov, University of Technology Sydney
 

Expert Captured Democracies
[slides]
   presented by: Archishman Chakraborty, Yeshiva University
 
Session 9: Information, pricing and product quality
May 19, 2018 14:15 to 15:45
208
 
Session Chair: Egor Starkov, Northwestern University
 

Selling Advertisement: Non-linear Pricing on Information Structure.
   presented by: Kai Yang, University of Chicago
 

Product Proliferation and Pricing in a Market with Positional Effects
   presented by: George Deltas, University of Illinois
 

Bad News Turned Good: Reversal Under Censorship
   presented by: Egor Starkov, Northwestern University
 
Session 10: Labor markets
May 19, 2018 14:15 to 15:45
209
 
Session Chair: David Fuller, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
 

Optimal incentive contracts with job destruction risk
   presented by: Borys Grochulski, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
 

Voting over Selfishly Optimal Income Tax Schedules with Tax-Driven Migrations
   presented by: Darong Dai, Texas A&M University
 

Unemployment Insurance Take-up Rates in an Equilibrium Model
   presented by: David Fuller, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
 
Session 11: Bargaining, contract design
May 19, 2018 16:15 to 17:45
208
 
Session Chair: Giri Parameswaran, Haverford College
 

Constrained-efficient profit division in a dynamic partnership
   presented by: Vi Cao, University of Rochester
 

Incentives to help or sabotage among co-workers
   presented by: Evangelia Chalioti, Yale University
 

Limit Equilibria of Uni-dimensional Bargaining Games under Super-majority Rule
   presented by: Giri Parameswaran, Haverford College
 
Session 12: Learning and dynamics
May 19, 2018 16:15 to 17:45
209
 
Session Chair: Dai Zusai, Temple University
 

Incentivizing information collection
   presented by: Yaron Azrieli, Ohio State University
 

Waiting for good or bad news
   presented by: Nishant Ravi, University of Pennsylvania
 

Distributional stability and deterministic equilibrium selection under heterogeneous evolutionary dynamics
   presented by: Dai Zusai, Temple University
 
Session 13: Coordination
May 20, 2018 9:00 to 10:30
208
 
Session Chair: Ming Yang, Duke University
 

Strategic Complements in Two Stage, 2x2 Games
   presented by: Tarun Sabarwal, University of Kansas
 

Global Games with Interim Information Acquisition
   presented by: Meichen Chen, Washington University in St. Louis
 

Organizations and Coordination in a Diverse Population
   presented by: Ming Yang, Duke University
 
Session 14: Information transmission II
May 20, 2018 9:00 to 10:30
209
 
Session Chair: Atara Oliver, Rice University
 

Voluntary disclosure under dynamic moral hazard
   presented by: Shiming Fu, University of Rochester
 

Information Acquisition and Credibility in Cheap Talk
   presented by: Sinem Hidir, University of Warwick
 

When to Ask for an Update: Timing in Strategic Communication
[slides]
   presented by: Atara Oliver, Rice University
 
Session 15: Organizations and informational asymmetries
May 20, 2018 11:00 to 12:30
208
 
Session Chair: Camelia Bejan, University of Washington, Bothell
 

Organizational Structures and Manipulable Aggregate Information
   presented by: Dongsoo Shin, Santa Clara U
 

Matching to Produce Information
   presented by: Carlos Segura-Rodriguez, University of Pennsylvania
 

On the Shareholder versus Stakeholder Debate
   presented by: Camelia Bejan, University of Washington, Bothell
 
Session 16: Reputation, signaling
May 20, 2018 11:00 to 12:30
209
 
Session Chair: Ting Liu, Stony Brook University
 

The importance of commitment power in games with imperfect evidence
   presented by: Francisco Silva, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
 

Robustness of Reputation Effects under Uncertain Monitoring
   presented by: Geyu Yang, Washington University
 

Trust Building in Credence Goods Markets
   presented by: Ting Liu, Stony Brook University
 

16 sessions, 48 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers
 
Index of Participants

Legend: C=chair, P=Presenter, D=Discussant
#ParticipantRoles in Conference
1Airaudo, MarcoP3
2Auerbach, JanP8
3Azrieli, YaronP12
4Bejan, CameliaP15, C15
5Cao, ViP11
6Chakraborty, ArchishmanP8, C8
7Chalioti, EvangeliaP11
8Chen, MeichenP13
9Dai, DarongP10
10Dam, KanishkaP7
11Deltas, GeorgeP9
12Fu, ShimingP14
13Fuller, DavidP10, C10
14Grabiszewski, KonradP6
15Grochulski, BorysP10
16Hajdini, InaP2, C2
17Hidir, SinemP14
18Jain, RiteshP1
19Kim, EungsikP3
20Lahiri, SajalP3, C3
21Lee, JoonbaeP7
22Liu, TingP16, C16
23Mao, RuoyunP2
24Melo, EmersonP4
25Monte, DanielP5
26Nagler, MatthewP6
27Oliver, AtaraP14, C14
28Ozcan, GulserimP2
29Parakhonyak, AlexeiP4, C4
30Parameswaran, GiriP11, C11
31Peck, JamesP1, C1
32Ravi, NishantP12
33Rodivilov, AlexanderP7, C7
34Ryvkin, DmitryP1
35Sabarwal, TarunP13
36Schwarz, MarcoP5
37Segura-Rodriguez, CarlosP15
38Shin, DongsooP15
39Shishkin, DenisP5, C5
40Silva, FranciscoP16
41Sorek, GiladP6, C6
42Starkov, EgorP9, C9
43Talamas, EduardP4
44Temnyalov, EmilP8
45Yang, KaiP9
46Yang, MingP13, C13
47Yang, GeyuP16
48Zusai, DaiP12, C12

 

This program was last updated on 2018-05-17 15:50:23 EDT