2014 Program

2014 Kansas Workshop on Economic Theory

Workshop Program

May 3, 2014

8:30 a.m.Breakfast
8:55 a.m.Opening remarks: Bernard Cornet
Session Chair: Juan Block 
9:00 a.m.Forward-looking Social Learners
Presenter: Yuhta Ishii, Harvard University
9:45 a.m.Timing and Codes of Conduct
Presenter: Juan Block, Washington University in St. Louis
10:30 a.m.Coffee break
Session Chair: Antonio Doblas-Madrid
10:45 a.m.Participation and Unbiased Pricing in CDS Settlement Mechanisms
Presenter: Ahmad Peivandi, Northwestern University
11:30 a.m.Credit–fuelled Bubbles
Presenter: Antonio Doblas-Madrid, Michigan State University
12:15 p.m.Lunch
Session Chair: Rakesh Vohra
1:15 p.m.Nash Equilibrium in Games with Quasi-Monotonic Best Responses
Presenter: Rabah Amir, University of Iowa
2:00 p.m.On Market Fragmentation
Presenter: Rakesh Vohra, University of Pennsylvania
2:45 p.m.Coffee break
Session Chair: Bernard Cornet 
3:00 p.m.Equilibrium Under Ambiguity
Presenter: Nicholas Yannelis, University of Iowa
3:45 p.m.Submodular Financial Markets with Frictions
Presenter: Bernard Cornet, University of Kansas 
4:30 p.m.Coffee break
Session Chair: Mohamed El-Hodiri
4:45 p.m.Relative Likelihood Equilibrium
Presenter: Joshua Cherry, Northwestern University
5:30 p.m.Global Games Selection in Games of Strategic Substitutes or Complements
Presenter: Eric Hoffmann, University of Kansas
6:15 p.m.Closing remarks:
Tarun Sabarwal and Jianbo Zhang