2021 Program

May 8, 2021

Workshop sessions will be held as a virtual conference online. All times are Central Time.

Conference Program

8:50 a.m.Opening Remarks: Simon Atkinson, Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Kansas

Session 1
Chair: John Zhu

9:00 a.m.

Innovation and Strategic Network Formation
Presenter: Krishna Dasaratha, University of Pennsylvania

9:30 a.m.

Control and spread of contagion in networks 
Presenter: John Higgins, University of Kansas 

10:00 a.m.

Project choice from a verifiable proposal
Presenter: Eran Shmaya, Stony Brook University

10:30 a.m.

Refreshment Break

Session 2
Chair: Bernard Cornet

11:00 a.m.

Competitive Disclosure of Information to a Rationally Inattentive Consumer
Presenter: Vasudha Jain, University of Texas at Austin 

11:30 a.m.

Liability Design with Information Acquisition
Presenter: Francisco Poggi, Northwestern University 

12:00 p.m.

Informative fundraising: the signaling value of seed money and matching gifts
Presenter: Silvana Krasteva, Texas A&M University 

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break

Session 3
Chair:John Zhu

1:30 p.m.

An axiomatization of Cumulative Prospect Theory
Presenter: Bernard Cornet, University of Kansas

2:00 p.m.

Equilibrium in Atomless Economies with Bads 
Presenter: Robert Anderson, University of California at Berkeley  

2:30 p.m.

Optimal Group Testing with Heterogeneous Risks
Presenter: Hülya Eraslan, Rice University

3:00 p.m.Refreshment break

Session 4
Chair: Tarun Sabarwal

3:30 p.m.

Detectability, Duality, and Surplus Extraction
Presenter: Chris Shannon, University of California at Berkeley

4:00 p.m.

Endogenous Contribution Cycles
Presenter: Parth Parihar, Princeton University

4:30 p.m.

The converse envelope theorem
Presenter: Ludvig Sinander, Northwestern University   

5:00 p.m.Closing Remarks: Tarun Sabarwal, University of Kansas