Program 2017

Kansas Workshop in Economic Theory

May 5, 2017

Centennial Room, Kansas Memorial Union

Conference Program

Time Session
8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:55 a.m. Opening Remarks: Ted Juhl
Session Chair: Jianbo Zhang
9:00 a.m. The Existence of Universal Knowledge Spaces
Presenter: Satoshi Fukuda, University of California at Berkeley
9:35 a.m. Centralized Assignment of Students to Majors: Evidence from the University of Costa Rica
Presenter: Allan Hernández, Arizona State University
10:10 a.m. Refreshment Break
Session Chair: Ichiro Obara
10:30 a.m. Pseudo-Bayesian Updating
Presenter: Chen Zhao, Princeton University
11:05 a.m. Controlling Cultivation of Taste
Presenter: Ichiro Obara, University of California at Los Angeles
Lunch Break  
11:45 a.m. Tour of Spencer Museum of Art
12:30 p.m. Lunch, Malott Room, Kansas Memorial Union
Session Chair: Nicholas Yannelis
1:45 p.m. Strategic complements in hedging securities with frictions
Presenter: Bernard Cornet, University of Kansas
2:20 p.m. On Growing through Cycles: the M-map and Topological Chaos
Presenter: M. Ali Khan, Johns Hopkins University
2:55 p.m. Refreshment break
Session Chair: Anne Villamil
3:15 p.m. On the microeconomic foundations of linear demand for differentiated products
Presenter: Rabah Amir, University of Iowa
3:50 p.m. Funding Employer-based Insurance: Regressive Taxation and Premium Exclusions
Presenter: Anne Villamil, University of Iowa
4:25 p.m. Refreshment break
Session Chair: Tarun Sabarwal
4:45 p.m. Supermodular correspondences
Presenter: Pawel Dziewulski, University of Oxford
5:20 p.m. Strategic complementarities in two-stage extensive form games
Presenter: Yue Feng, University of Kansas
Closing Remarks: Bernard Cornet

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