2009 Presenters

Center for Theoretical Economics 

2009 Kansas Workshop on Economic Theory -- Presenters
June 19, 2009

Matt HoelleMatt Hoelle (pronounced Holly) is an Economics graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania having just completed his 4th year in the program. For the past academic year, he has been an assistant to the professor at the Swiss Banking Institute at the University of Zurich. Matt graduated in 2005 from Washington University with a degree in Chemical Engineering and additional majors in Economics and Mathematics.


Ramu GopalanRamu Gopalan completed his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Kansas in 2008. His is a visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Dallas. He will join Washington and Jefferson College in Pennsylvania this Fall as an assistant professor. His research interests are in the areas of Financial Economics, Microeconomics, General Equilibrium and Economic Theory. His current research with Professor Bernard Cornet studies general financial models with restricted participation. 
Amanda FriedenbergAmanda Friedenberg is presently an Assistant Professor of Economics at Arizona State University. She received her Ph.D. in political economy and government from Harvard University in 2003. Her research interests are epistemic game theory, game theory, microeconomic theory and political economy.
Eran ShmayaEran Shmaya joined the MEDS Department at the Kellogg School of Management in 2008. Professor Shmaya graduated from Tel Aviv University in 2007. Professor Shmaya's research areas are game theory, probability and information theory. He is currently working on infinite games. He is also interested in applications of game theory in natural sciences. 
Madhav ChandrasekheMadhav Chandrasekher received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley, in May 2008. Since August 2008 he has been an Assistant Professor in Economics at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. His research interests are in Decision Theory and Game Theory.