2012 Presenters

Center for Theoretical Economics 

2012 Kansas Workshop on Economic Theory -- Presenters
May 4, 2012

Mallesh M Pai

Mallesh M Pai is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania since 2011. Prior to joining, he did his PhD at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Before his PhD, he studied computer science at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. His research interests include mechanism design/ auction theory and statistical decision theory. 

Justin Burkett

Justin Burkett is currently finishing his graduate studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, and he will be joining the economics department at Wake Forest University in the fall as Assistant Professor of Economics. His primary interests are in auction theory and matching theory.

Bernard Cornet

Bernard Cornet is Oswald Distinguished Professor in Microeconomics at the University of Kansas, and Professor of Mathematics at Universite Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne. His research interests are in Micro-economics, Mathematical Economics, Mathematical Finance, and Optimization.

Camelia Bejan

Camelia Bejan is Assistant Professor of Economics at Rice University. She received her PhD from University of Minnesota. Her research interests are on general equilibrium and asset pricing in incomplete markets, as well as some aspects of coalition formation and cooperative game theory.

Camelia Bejan

Jian Li is completing her PhD in Economics at University of California, Berkeley. Her research focuses on decision theory and behavioral economics. Jian Li's current projects include axiomatic and applied models of information acquisition under ambiguity. She will be an Assistant Professor of Economics at McGill University from July 2012.

Ryoji Sawa

Ryoji Sawa is currently completing his PhD in Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and will be joining the faculty at University of Aizu, Japan. His research focuses on game theory, stochastic stability analysis and network models.

Natalia Lazzati

Natalia Lazzati received her PhD in Economics at the University of Arizona in May 2010, and she has been Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan since then. Her research links economic theory and econometrics, and focuses on games with positive interactions such as IO models with network effects.
She has taught a variety of classes that range from Micro Theory at various levels (Undergraduate, Master and PhD), Mathematics for Economics and IO.

Anne-Christine Barthel

Anne-Christine Barthel is currently a PhD student in Economics at the University of Kansas. Previously, she received her undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Mannheim, Germany. She is currently teaching an undergraduate course in Industrial Organization as a Graduate Teaching Assistant. Her research interests include Microeconomic Theory, Game Theory and Industrial Organization.