2011 Program

2011 Kansas Workshop on Economic Theory - Workshop Program 

June 6, 2011 

8:30 amBreakfast

8:55 amOpening Remarks by Joseph Sicilian

Morning Session Chair: Joseph Sicilian

9:00 am

Genericity and Robustness of Full Surplus Extraction: A Non-BDP Approach

Presenter: Siyang Xiong, Rice University 

Discussant: Maciej Kotowski

9:50 am

First-Price Auctions with Budget Constraints

Presenter: Maciej Kotowski, Kennedy School, Harvard University

Discussant: Andrew Monaco

10:40 amCoffee break 

11:00 am

Sticky Incentives and Dynamic Agency

Presenter: John Zhu, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Discussant: Adib Bagh

11:50 pm

Elimination of useless portfolios in financial economies with constraints

Presenter: Bernard Cornet, University of Kansas

Discussant: John Zhu 

12:40 pm


Afternoon Session Chair: Jianbo Zhang

1:40 pm

A second look at minsup points and the existence of pure Nash equilibria

Presenter: Adib Bagh, University of Kentucky

Discussant: Paulo Natenzon

2:30 pm

Sand in the Wheels: A Global Game Approach

Presenter: Laurent Mathevet, University of Texas at Austin

Discussant: Siyang Xiong

3:20 pm

Coffee break

3:40 pm

Random Choice and Learning

Presenter: Paulo Natenzon, Washington University in St. Louis

Discussant: Jianbo Zhang

4:30 pm

A non-robustness in the order structure of the equilibrium set in lattice games

Presenter: Andrew Monaco, University of Kansas

Discussant: Laurent Mathevet

5:20 pm

Closing Remarks by Bernard Cornet