Kansas Workshop in Economic Theory

May 6, 2022

Conference Program
Location: Kansas Memorial Union, Centennial Room. All times Central.

8:50 a.m.

Opening Remarks:
Chris Brown, Vice Provost for Faculty Development, University of Kansas

Session 1

Chair: Bernard Cornet, University of Kansas

9:00 a.m.

Non-fundamental volatility in financial markets

Presenter: Keisuke Teeple, University of California at Davis

9:30 a.m.

Put-call parities, absence of arbitrage opportunities and non-linear pricing rules        

Presenter: Lorenzo Bastianello, University Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas

10:00 a.m.

Higher taxation for fairer redistribution? A political economy model with occupational choice

Presenter: Anne Villamil, University of Iowa

10:30 a.m.

Refreshment Break

Session 2

Chair: John Zhu, University of Kansas
11:00 a.m.

Welfare effects of green bond issuance            

Presenter: Camelia Bejan, University of Washington

11:30 a.m.

On the sophistication of financial investors and the information revealed by prices 

Presenter: Andrés Carvajal, University of California at Davis

12:00 p.m.

On the limit points of rational expectations equilibrium

Presenter: Nicholas Yannelis, University of Iowa

12:30 p.m.Lunch Break

Session 3

Chair: Bernard Cornet, University of Kansas
1:30 p.m.

An ordinal approach to the empirical analysis of games with monotone best responses

Presenter: Natalia Lazzati, University of California at Santa Cruz

2:00 p.m.

The estimation of diffusion processes with private network information

Presenter: Yiran Xie, University of California at Los Angeles

2:30 p.m.

Preference recoverability from inconsistent choices

Presenter: Cristián Ugarte, University of California at Berkeley

3:00 p.m.Refreshment break

Session 4

Chair: Tarun Sabarwal, University of Kansas
3:30 p.m.

On Cournot's theory of oligopoly with perfect complements

Presenter: Rabah Amir, University of Iowa

4:00 p.m.

A rational inattention theory of echo chamber

Presenter: Anqi Li, Washington University in St. Louis

4:30 p.m.

Updating uncertainty-averse preferences

Presenter: Jian Li, Iowa State University

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