Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory

17th SAET Conference on Current Trends in Economics
Faro, Portugal June 25-30, 2017

The 17th Annual SAET Conference will be held June 25-30, 2017 in Faro, Portugal.

The lectures will take place at The Ria Park Hotel.

The conference chairs are Mario Pascoa and Nicholas Yannelis.

Please direct any general questions to Samantha Drella at

Registration Information

  • Registration Fee:
  • Early-Bird Rate (available until March 14, 2017): $350 USD
  • March 15th - May 31st Rate: $400 USD
  • June 1st - June 25th Rate: $450 USD
  • Student Registration Fee:
  • Early-Bird Student Rate (available until March 14th, 2017): $70 USD
  • March 15th - June 25th Student Rate: $100 USD

Hotel Information

  • We have reserved a limited number of rooms in The Ria Park Hotels in Algarve. We strongly advise you to book rooms as soon as possible; rooms reserved after May 27th, 2017 will have an increased rate to be determined by Ria Park Hotel.

    Parking Rates: Parking is available and free for conference attendees who will be staying at the Ria Park. For attendees staying outside of the hotel, the parking rate is €15,00 per hour.

    Send the completed reservation form (button below) directly to:

  • Room Options (Single or Double/Twin Occupancy):
    Ria Park Hotel & Spa - 160 Euro/night*
    Ria Park Residences - 150 Euro/night*
    Ria Park Garden Hotel - 140 Euro/night*
    *Room rates include breakfast and VAT.

Session Details (In-Progress)

Advances in Dynamic General Equilibrium

Organizer(s): Kevin Reffett and Lukasz Wozny

Presenter Title
Dan Cao (Georgetown University, USA, Existence of Generalized Recursive Equilibria in Krusell Smith Economies
Anna Rubinchik (University of Haifa, Israel,
A. Gorokhovsky (University of Colorado, USA)
Regularity of a Fixed point equilibrium system
Marten Hillebrand (ohannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany,
Martin Barbie (University of Cologne, Germany)
Bubbly Markov Equilibria
Kevin Reffett (Arizoma State University, USA,
Dilsat Dalkiran (Arizona State University, USA)
Manjira Datta (Arizona State University, USA)
Lukasz Wozny (Warsaw School of Economics, Poland)
Comparing Indetermate Dynamic Equilibria: A Global Approach

Advances in Macro-Finance

Organizer(s): Erwan Quintin

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Vincenzo Quadrini (University of Southern California, USA,
Alessandro Barattieri (Collegio Carlo Alberto, Italy)
Laura Moretti (Central Bank of Ireland, Ireland)
Bank Interconnectivity and Leverage
Francois Gourio (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, USA,
Emmanuel Fari (Harvard University, USA)
Accounting for Medium-run Macro-Finance Trends since 2000
Dean Corbae (University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA,
Pablo D'Erasmo (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, USA)
Reorganization or Liquidation: Bankruptcy Choice and Firm Dynamics
Erwan Quintin (University of Wisconsin - Madison, Wisconsin School of Business, USA,
Dean Corbae (University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA)
Pedro Amaral (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, USA)
A New Perspective on the Finance-Development Nexus

Advances on the Market Selection Hypothesis

Organizer(s): Pablo Beker

Presenter Title
Pietro Dindo (Dipartimento di Economia Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, Italy,
Filippo Massari (University of New South Wales, Australia)
The Wisdom of the Crowd Revisited
Giulio Bottazzi (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy,
Pietro Dindo (Dipartimento di Economia Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, Italy)
A Model of Market Sentiment
Ani Guerdjikova (University Cergy-Pontoise, France,
John Quiggin (University of Queensland, Australia)
Market Selection with Differential Awareness: The Case of Coarsening
Pablo Beker (University of Warwick, UK, TBA

Ambiguity in Games and Dynamic Decisions

Organizer(s): Frank Riedel

Presenter Title
Luca Rigotti (University of Pittsburgh, USA, Incomplete Preferences and Identification
Ronald Stauber (Australian National University, Australia, A Strategic Product for Belief Functions
Vassili Vergopoulos (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France, Dynamically Consistent Preferences under Imprecise Information
Frank Riedel (Bielefeld University, Germany, Purification of Ellsberg Equilibria

Applied Game Theory

Organizer(s): Kyungmin (Teddy) Kim

Presenter Title
George Georgiadis (Northwestern University, USA, TBA
Aniko Oery (Yale University, USA, TBA
Tymofiy Mylovanov (University of Pittsburgh, USA, TBA
Kyungmen (Teddy) Kim (University of Miami, USA, TBA

Behavioral and Experimental Economics

Organizer(s): Todd R. Kaplan

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Jason Shachat (Durham University, UK, TBA
Jan Auerbach (University of Exeter Business School, UK,
Miguel Fonseca (University of Exeter Business School)
Matthias Stefan (University of Innsbruck, Austria,
Michael Razen (University of Innsbruck, Austria)
Greed: Taking a Deadly Sin to the Lab.
Todd Kaplan (University of Haifa, UK, TBA

Bounded Rationality

Organizer(s): Paola Manzini and Marco Mariotti

Presenter Title
Willemien Kets (Northwestern University, USA,
Alvaro Sandroni (Northwestern University, USA)
The Value of a Coordination Game
Emanuel Vespa (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA,
Ignacio Esponda (Washington University in St. Louis, USA)
Contingent Preferences and the Sure-Thing Principle: Revisiting Classic Anomalies in the Laboratory
Koji Shirai (Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan,
Yuta Inoue (Waseda University, Japan)
Limited consideration and limited data
Paola Manzini (University of St. Andrews, UK,
Marco Mariotti (Queen Mary Univeristy of London, UK)
Valentino Dardanoni (University of Palermo, Italy)
Christopher J. Tyson (Queen Mary University of London, UK)
Inferring Cognitive Heterogeneity from Aggregate Choices

Bounded Reasoning and Coordination

Organizer(s): Antonio Penta

Presenter Title
Willemien Kets (MEDS, Northwestern University, USA, TBA
Ennio Bilancini (Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy, TBA
Johannes Buckenmaier (University of Cologne, Germany, TBA
Larbi Alaoui (Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE, Spain, ) TBA

Cities and Trade

Organizer(s): Costas Arkolakis

Presenter Title
Diego Puga (CEMFI, Spain, Urban growth and its aggregate implications
Kerem Cosar (University of Virginia, USA, Trade, Merchants and Lost Cities of the Bronze Age
David Nagy (Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional, Spain, City Location and Economic Development
Sun Lee (Columbia University, USA, The Rise of the metropolis

Communication and Persuasion

Organizer(s): Andy Zapechelnyuk

Presenter Title
Ricardo Alonso (London School of Economics, UK,
Odilon Camara (University of Southern California, USA)
On the value of persuasion by experts
Anton Kolotilin (University of New South Wales, Australia,
Hongyi Li (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Relational Communication
Alex Smolin (University of Bonn, Germany, Disclosure and Pricing of Attributes
Jack Stecher (Carnegie Mellon University, USA, )
Michael Ebert (University of Paderborn, Germany)
Joseph B. Kadane (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
Dirk Simons (University of Mannheim, Germany)
Disclosure and Rollover Risk

Complementarities and Games

Organizer(s): Kevin Reffett and Lukasz Wozny, Chair: Lukasz Wozny

Presenter Title
Simone Galperti (University of California, San Diego, USA,
Isabel Trevino (University of California, San Diego, USA)
Coordination, competition for attention, and information supply
Mehdi Shadmehr (University of Calgary, Canada,
Stephen Morris (Princeton University, USA)
Reward and punishment in a regime change games
Lukasz Balbus (University of Zielona Gora, Poland, Markov perfect equilibria in altruistic OLG models with paternalistic and nonpaternalistic features
Lukasz Wozny (Warsaw School of Economics, Poland,
Lukasz Balbus (University of Zielona Gora, Poland)
Pawel Dziewulski (University of Oxford, UK)
Kevin Reffett (Arizona State University, USA)
Markov equilibria in dynamic supermodular economies with a measure space of players

Computational Economics

Organizer(s): Felix Kübler

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Contests V

Organizer(s): Carmen Beviá

Presenter Title
Maria Cubel (Universitat de Barcelona, Spain, Generalized Difference Form Contest
Patricia Esteve-Gonzalez (Lancaster University, UK,
Matthias Dahm (University of Nottingham)
Affirmative Action through Extra Prizes
Anil Yildizparlak (Durhan University , UK, TBA
Carmen Beviá (Universidad de Alicante, Spain, TBA

Cooperative Games

Organizer(s): Michel Grabisch

Presenter Title
Stéphane Gonzalez (Université Jean Monnet, France,
Alain Marciano (LAMETA, France)
Philippe Solal (Université Jean Monnet, France)
The social cost problem, rights and the (non)empty core
André Casajus (HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management, Germany,
Koji Yokote (Waseda University, Japan)
Weakly differentially monotonic solutions for cooperative games
José Manuel Zarzuelo (University of the Basque Country, Spain,
M. Josune Albizuri (University of the Basque Country, Spain)
Least square approach on discrete cost allocation problems
Peter Sudhölter (University of Southern Denmark, Denmark,
Michel Grabisch (University Paris I, Paris School of Economics, France)
Characterization of TU games with stable cores by nested balancedness

Current Trends in Economic Theory

Organizer(s): Willemien Kets

Presenter Title
Jakub Steiner (CERGE-EI, University of Edinburgh, Czech Republic, TBA
James Choy (University of Warwick, UK, TBA
Andrew Ellis (London School of Economics, UK, TBA
Roee Teper (University of Pittsburgh, USA, TBA

Decision Theory

Organizer(s): Jack Stecher

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Chad Kendall (University of Southern California, USA,
Ryan Oprea (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA)
Are Biased Beliefs Fit to Survive? An Experimental Test of the Market Selection Hypothesis.
Laetitia Placido (Baruch College, City University of New York, USA, Testing constant absolute and relative ambiguity aversion
Andriy Zapechelnyuk (University of Glagow, UK,
Karl H. Schlag (University of Vienna, Austria)
Robust Sequential Search

Diffusion, Growth and Trade

Organizer(s): Costas Arkolakis

Presenter Title
Kamran Bilir (University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA, The Spatial Diffusion of Knowledge
Felix Tintelnot (University of Chicago, USA, Global Production, Growth, and Spillovers
Paula Bustos (CEMFI, Spain, Reallocation of capital across regions in Brazil
Fabian Eckert (Yale University, USA, Spatial Structural Change

Discontinuous Games

Organizer(s): Guillherme Carmona

Presenter Title
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Vincenzo Scalzo (University of Naples Federico II, Italy, Weak equilibria of qualitative games and applications to exchange economies
Guilherme Carmona (University of Surrey, UK, On the Existence of Limit Admissible Equilibria in Discontinuous Games
Konrad Podczeck (Universitat Wien, Austria,
Guillherme Carmona (University of Surrey, UK)
Invariance of the equilibrium set of games with an endogenous sharing rule

Dynamic Game Theory

Organizer(s): Hamid Sabourian

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Dynamic Games and Reputation

Organizer(s): Johannes Hörner

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Chiara Margaria (Yale University, USA, Queueing to Learn
Chantal Marlats ( Laboratoire d'économie mathématique et de microéconomie appliquée (LEMMA), France, TBA
Anna Sanktjohanser (University College, UK, Optimally Stubborn
Caroline Thomas (University of Texas at Austin, USA, Career Concerns and Policy Intransigence – A Dynamic Signalling Model

Dynamic General Equilibrium

Organizer(s): Alessandro Citanna, Chair: Yiannis Vailakis

Presenter Title
Alex Citanna (Yeshiva University, USA,
Gaetano Bloise (Yeshiva University, USA)
Liquidity Shortages under limited commitment
Florian Bidian (Georgia State University, USA, Asset float and leveraged bubbles
Nikos Kokonas (University of Bath, UK, Saving rules under quasi-geometric discounting
Yiannis Vailakis (University of Glasgow, UK,
Gaetano Bloise (Yeshiva University, USA)
Herakles Polemarchakis (University of Warwick, UK)
Sustainable debt under incomplete markets

Dynamic Models of Environment and Natural Resources

Organizer(s): Santanu Roy

Presenter Title
Giorgio Fabbri (Aix-Marseille School of Economoics, CNRS and EHESS, France,
Emmanuelle Augeraud-Veron (Universite de La Rochelle, France)
Kathleen Schubert (Paris School of Economics, France )
The Value of Biodiversity as an Insurance Device
Bård Harstad (University of Oslo, Norway,
Nils C. Framstad (University of Oslo)
Conservation Contracts for Exhaustible Resources
Matti Liski (Aalto University, Finland, Tipping Points, Delays, and the Control of Catastrophes
Adriana Piazza (Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile,
Santanu Roy (Southern Methodist University, USA)
Dynamic Efficiency of Forest Conservation and Irreversibility

Dynamic Programming

Organizer(s): Juan Pablo Rincón-Zapatero

Presenter Title
Martin Dumav (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, Continuous-Time Contracting with Ambiguous Perceptions
Anna Jaskiewicz (Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Poland,
Lukasz Balbus (University of Zielona Góra, Poland)
Andrzej S. Nowak (University of Zielona Góra, Poland)
Markov Perfect Equilibria in a Dynamic Decision Model with Quasi-hyperbolic Discounting
Gaetano Bloise (Yeshiva University, USA,
Yiannis Vailakis (University of Glasgow, UK)
Convex Recursive Utility
Juan Pablo Rincón-Zapatero (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, A Contraction-Mapping Proof of Differentiability of the Value Function in Concave Dynamic Programming without Interiority Assumptions

Economic Theory I

Organizer(s): Larry Selden and Nicholas Yannelis, Chair: Larry Selden

Presenter Title
Alex Zimper (University of Pretoria, South Africa, TBA
Juan Block (University of Cambridge, UK, TBA
Pavlo Prokopovych (Kyiv School of Economics, Ukraine, On strategic complementarities in discontinuous games with complete and incomplete information
Larry Selden (Columbia University, USA, TBA

Economic Theory II

Organizer(s): Pavlo Prokopovych and Nicholas Yannelis, Chair: Pavlo Prokopovych

Presenter Title
Ann-Katrin Roesler (University of Michigan, USA, TBA
Vina Liu (University of Economics and Business, China, TBA
Alexis Toda (University of California - San Diego, USA, Zipf's Law: A Microfoundation
Elizabeth Baldwin (University of Oxford, UK, TBA

Economics of Information

Organizer(s): Joao Correia-da-Silva

Presenter Title
Matthew Robertson (University of Strathclyde, UK, Signalling with Endogenous Private Information
Daniel Garrett (Toulouse School of Economics, France, TBA
Joao Correia-da-Silva (Universidade do Porto, Portugal, Trembling mechanisms
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Energy Economics

Organizer(s): Luciano de Castro

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Equilibrium Models of Banking

Organizer(s): Martine Quinzii

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Jean Charles Rochet (University of Zurich, Switzerland, TBA
Martin Hellwig (MaxPlank Institute on Collective Goods, Germany, TBA
Roberto Robato (University of Wisconsin , USA, TBA
Michael Magill (University of Southern California, USA,
Martine Quinzii (University of California, Davis, USA)

Equilibrium, Ambiguity and Externalities

Organizer(s): Maria Gabriella Graziano and Vincenzo Platino, Chair: Maria Gabriella Graziano

Presenter Title
Giuseppe De Marco (University of Naples Parthenope, Italy, Ambiguous Games without a State Space and Full Rationality
Robert Routledge (University of Liverpool, UK, Information, Ambiguity and Price Equilibrium
Carlos Hervés-Beloso (Universidad de Vigo, Spain,
Emma Moreno-García (Universidad de Salamanca, Spain)
On Coase Theorem within a general equilibrium framework
Vincenzo Platino (University of Naples Federico II, Italy, TBA

Evolution and Mistakes

Organizer(s): Ennio Bilancini, Leonardo Boncinelli

Presenter Title
Leonardo Boncinelli (Università di Firenze, Italy,
Ennio Bilancini (UNIMORE)
Sung-Ha Hwang (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea,
Samuel Bowles (Santa Fe Institute)
Suresh Naidu (Columbia University)
Social conflict and the evolution of unequal convention
Philip Neary (Royal Holloway, UK,
Sung-Ha Hwang (Sogang University)
Wooyoung Lim (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Jonathan Newton (University of Sydney)
Conventional contracts, intentional behavior and logit choice: Equality without symmetry
Ryogi Sawa (University of Tsukuba, Japan, TBA

Experimental Economics

Organizer(s): Gabriele Camera

Presenter Title
David Rojo Arjona (University of Leicester, UK,
Daniel Fragiadakis (Texas A&M University, USA)
Ada Kovaliukaite (Texas A&M University, USA)
A method to evaluate the significance and power of the level-k family
Felix Holzmeister (University of Innsbruck, Austria, On the reproducibility of experimental results in economics
Yaroslav Rosokha (Purdue University, USA,
Julia Romero (Univerisity of Arizona, USA)
Constructing Strategies in the Indefinitely Repeated Prisoner's Dilemma Game
Maria Bigoni (University of Bologna, Italy,
Chloé le Coq (SITE, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden)
Mario Blazquez de Paz (IFN: Research Institute of Industrial Economics, Sweden)
Coordination and inequality: an experiment

Fair Distribution

Organizer(s): Juan D. Moreno-Ternero and Hervé Moulin

Presenter Title
Yan Long (New York University Abu Dhabi , UAE, Equal quantile rules in allocation with uncertain demands
Karol Szwagrzak-Flores (University of Southern Denmark, Denmark, Priority and proportionality in bankruptcy
Gustavo Bergantiños (Universidad de Vigo, Spain, Cooperative and axiomatic approaches to the knapsack allocation problem
Juan D. Moreno-Ternero (Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Spain, An Aristotelian/Talmudic approach to solving claims problems

Fair Distribution and Mechanism Design

Organizer(s): Juan D. Moreno-Ternero and Hervé Moulin

Presenter Title
Patrick Harless (University of Glasgow, UK, Trade-offs among Efficiency, Equity, and Non-manipulability in the Probabilistic Assignment of Objects
Christian Trudeau (University of Windsor, Canada, Fairness, stability and complementarity: a cooperative game approach to the job scheduling problem
Rajnish Kumar (Queen's University, Belfast, UK, Resource allocation on a network
Jens Leth Hougaard (University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Implementation of welfare maximizing connection networks

Financial Intermediation and Macro

Organizer(s): Igor Livshits

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Natalia Kovrijnykh (Arizona State University, USA,
Igor Livshits (University of Western Ontario, Canada)
Ariel Zetlin-Jones (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
Building Credit Histories with Heterogeneously-Informed Lenders
Satyajit Chatterjee (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, USA,
Mark Aguiar (Princeton University)
Harold Cole (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
Zachary Strangebye (University of Notre Dame, USA)
Self-fulfilling Debt Crises, Revisited: The Art of the Desperate Deal
Ariel Zetlin-Jones (Carnegie Mellon University, USA,
Burton Hollifield (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
The Maturity Structure of Inside Money
Kirill Shakhnov (EIEF, Italy,
Nicola Borri (LUISS University, Italy)
Limited Arbitrage in the Market for Local Currency Emerging Market Debt

Financial Markets

Organizer(s): Piero Gottardi

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Vitor Farinha Luz (University of British Columbia, Canada, TBA
Jaime Luque (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, TBA
Vincent Maurin (Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden, TBA
Sergei Severinov (University of British Columbia, Canada, TBA

Financial Networks and Systemic Risk

Organizer(s): Frank Page

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Marco van der Leif (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, TBA
Peter Csoka (Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary, TBA
Frank Page (Indiana University and Systemic Risk Centre, LSE, USA, TBA
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Firms, Workers and Trade

Organizer(s): Costas Arkolakis

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Treb Allen (Dartmouth College, USA, TBA
Costas Arkolakis (Yale University, USA, TBA
Federico Esposito (Tufts University, USA, Entrepreneurial Risk and Diversification through Trade
Alessandra Gonzalez (University of Chicago, USA, Do Foreign Firms Change Culture? Evidence from Female Executives and Firms in the Gulf Cooperation Council

Foundational Issues in Game Theory

Organizer(s): Mamoru Kaneko

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Liping Tang (Sun Yat-sen University, China, Ex Post Cheap Talk: Misunderstanding and Communication
Adam Dominiak (Virginia Polytech Institute and State University, USA, Epistemic Foundation of Equilibria under Ambiguity
Jeffrey J. Kline (University of Queensland, Australia, General Principles for Construction of Inductively Derived Views
Samuel Waltener (Universite Saint-Louis, Belgium, Results on Finiteness, Existence, and Minimality of Inductively Derived Views

Game Theory and Applications

Organizer(s): Klaus Ritzberger

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David Kelsey (University of Exeter, UK, TBA
Martin Meier (Institute for Advanced Studies, Austria, TBA
Michael Zierhut (Humboldt University, Germany, TBA
Klaus Ritzberger (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK, TBA

Game Theory and Competition

Organizer(s): Walter Trockel

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Emma Moreno-Garcia (Universidad de Salamanca, Spain,
Javier Hervés-Estévez (Universidad de Vigo, Spain)
On bargaining sets for finite economies
Patrick Beißner (Bielefeld University, Germany,
Frank Riedel (Bielefeld University, Germany)
Equilibria and Knightian Price Uncertainty
Ehud Lehrer (Tel Aviv University, Israel,
Shiri Alon (Bar-Ilan University, Israel)
Competitive equilibrium as a bargaining solution: an axiomatic approach
Walter Trockel (Bielefeld University, Germany,
Cheng-Zhong Qin (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA)
Competitive Payoffs in Coalitional Markets

Games and Equilibrium: Applications

Organizer(s): Carlos Hervés-Beloso and Emma Moreno-García

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Eduardo L. Giménez (Universidad de Vigo, Spain,
Mikel Pérez-Nievas (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain,Portugal)
J. Ignacio Conde-Ruiz (Unv. Complutense de Madrid and FEDEA, Spain)
Efficiency and Endogenous Fertility
Jaume García-Segarra (University of Cologne, Germany,
Miguel Ginés-Vilar (Universitat Jaume I de Castelló, Spain)
The compatibility between stagnation proofness and full solidarity in n-agent bargaining problems
Yassine Lefouili (Toulouse School of Economics, France,
Bruno Jullien (Toulouse School of Economics, France)
Michael Riordan (Columbia University, USA)
Privacy Protection
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Games and General Equilibrium

Organizer(s): Carlos Hervés-Beloso

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Matias Fuentes (National University of San Martín, Argentina,
Jean Marc Bonnisseau (Univ. Paris I, France,Portugal)
Market failures and equilibria in Banach lattices
Bruno M P M Oliveira (Univ. Portod and LIAAD-INESC TEC, Portugal,
Yusuf Aliyu Ahmad (Univ. Portod and LIAAD-INESC TEC, Portugal)
Athanasios N. Yannacopoulos (Athens University, Greece)
Barbel F. Finkenstädt (University of Warwick, UK)
Alberto A. Pinto (Univ. Portod and LIAAD-INESC TEC, Portugal)
Price formation in random exchange markets
Elvio Accinelli (UASLP, México,
Armando García (UASLP, México)
Marisol Torres (UASLP, México)
Existence of a Walrasian equilibrium in locally convex topological vector spaces, with interdependent utility functions
Marta Faias (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal,
Juan Pablo Torres-Martinez (Universidad de Chile, Chile)
Stability of endogenous group formation

Games and Markets

Organizer(s): Loenidas Koutsougeras

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Nicholas Ziros (University of Cyprus, Cyprus, Vote Trading under Complete Information
Maria Carnovale (Duke University, USA, Who gets the surplus in value chains: informational advantage and relative market power
Fei Xu (University of Manchester, UK, Corruption Decisions and Failure of the Bribery Market
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Household Finance

Organizer(s): Constantine Yannelis

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Markus Baldauf (University of British Columbia, Canada, TBA
Briana Chang (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, TBA
Ji Yan (University of Oxford, UK,
Dimitrios P. Tsomocos (University of Oxford, UK)
Mortgage, Financial Intermediation and Optimism
Constantine Yannelis (New York University Stern School of Business, USA, TBA

Households and Labor and Credit Markets

Organizer(s): Timothy J. Kehoe

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Rocio Madera (University of Minnesota, USA, How Shocking Are Shocks?
Korie Amberger (Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE, Spain,
Aubhik Khan (Ohio State University, USA)
Search, Income, and Wealth
Gajendran Raveendranathan (University of Minnesota, USA, The Rise in Unsecured Credit and Consumer Bankruptcies
Zachary Mahone (University of Toronto, Canada,
Pau Pujolas (McMaster University, Canada)
An Efficient Mechanism for Minimum Wage Determination

Industry Dynamics

Organizer(s): Timothy J. Kehoe

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Tiago Tavares (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, Mexico,
Alexandros Fakos (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, Mexico, UK)
Heterogeneous Investment Dynamics of Manufacturing Firms
David Perez-Reyna (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia,
Julian Neira (University of Exeter, UK)
Cesar E. Tamayo (Inter-American Development Bank, USA)
Reforms, Entrepreneurship, and Misallocation in Colombia
Jack Rossbach (Georgetown University Qatar, Qatar, International Competition and Granular Fluctuations
Kim J. Ruhl (Pennsylvania State University, USA,
Didem Tuzemen (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, USA)
Jonathan L. Willis (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, USA)
Demographics and Industry Dynamics

Information and Incentives

Organizer(s): Claudio Mezzetti

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V. Bhaskar (University of Texas, USA, TBA
Sinem Hidir (University of Warwick, UK, TBA
Humberto Moreira (Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Brazil, TBA
Claudio Mezzetti (University of Queensland, Australia, TBA

Information Frictions and Markets

Organizer(s): Santanu Roy

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Daniel Garcia (University of Vienna, Austria, Dynamic Pricing with Search Frictions
Ayca Kaya (University of Miami, USA,
Ilwoo Hwang (University of Miami, USA)
Doruk Cetemen (University of Rochester , USA)
Uncertainty-driven Cooperation
Tim Worrall (University of Edinburgh, UK,
Alessia Russo (University of Oslo, Norway)
Francesco Lancia (University of Vienna, Austria)
Sustainable Intergenerational Insurance
Maarten Janssen (University of Vienna, Austria,
Santanu Roy (Southern Methodist University , USA)
Regulating False Disclosure

International Capital Flows

Organizer(s): Timothy J. Kehoe

Presenter Title
Joao Ayres (University of Minnesota, USA, Knowledge Flows and Dark Matter
Andrea Waddle (University of Richmond, USA,
Ellen McGrattan (University of Minnesota, USA)
The Impact of Brexit on Foreign Investment and Production
Matt Delventhal (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona and Barcelona GSE, Spain, The Globe as a Network: Geography and the Origins of the World Income Distribution
Hyunju Lee (University of Minnesota, USA, Gross Capital Flows and International Diversification

International Trade

Organizer(s): Timothy J. Kehoe, Chair: Kim J. Ruhl

Presenter Title
Daniela Viana Costa (University of Minnesota, USA, Output Fluctuations in Primary Commodity Exporting Countries
Claustre Bajona (Ryerson University, Canada,
Paul Missios (Ryerson University)
Andrea Pierce (Industry Canada, Canada)
Trade and the Environment with Heterogeneous Firms
Timothy J. Kehoe (University of Minnesota and FRB Minneapolis, USA,
Pau S. Pujolàs (McMaster University, Canada)
Jack Rossbach (Georgetown University Qatar, Qatar)
Quantitative Trade Models: Developments and Challenges
Pau S. Pujolàs (McMaster University, Canada,
Wyatt J. Brooks (University of Notre Dame, USA)
Timothy J. Kehoe (University of Minnesota and FRB Minneapolis, USA)
The Measured Productivity Disconnect

International Trade

Organizer(s): Costas Arkolakis

Presenter Title
Eduardo Morales (Princeton University, USA, Venting Out: Exports during a Domestic Slump
Rodrigo Adão (Princeton University, USA, TBA
Joaquin Blaum (Brown University, USA, The Behavior of Imports in Large Crises
Alonso De Gortari (Harvard University, USA, Disentangling Global Value Chains

Macroeconomic Dynamics I

Organizer(s): Alain Venditti

Presenter Title
David Desmarchelier (University of Lorraine, BETA, France,
Stefano Bosi (EPEE, University of Evry, France)
A simple method to study local bifurcations of three and four-dimensional systems: characterizations and economic applications
Lise Clain-Chamosset-Yvrard (University of Lyon, GATE, France,
Thomas Seegmuller (AMSE, AMU-CNRS, France)
Altruism, Inheritance & Bubbles
Bertrand Wigniolle (University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, PSE, France,
Ilya Eryzhenskiy (University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France)
Endogenous debt contraints and rational bubbles in an OLG growth model
Alain Venditti (AMSE, AMU-CNRS, France,
Leonor Modesto (CATÓLICA-LISBON School of Business and Economics, Portugal)
Carine Nourry (AMSE, AMU-CNRS, France)
Thomas Seegmuller (AMSE, AMU-CNRS, France)
Growth and instability in a small open economy with debt

Macroeconomic Dynamics II

Organizer(s): Alain Venditti

Presenter Title
Mauro Bambi (University of York, UK,
Siritas Kettanurak (University of York, UK, Portugal)
Procyclical endogenous taxation and aggregate instability
Leonor Modesto (Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, Portugal,
Nicolas Abad (Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, Portugal)
Teresa Lloyd-Braga (Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, Portugal)
The perils of stabilization policies
Ngoc-Sang Pham (Montpellier Business School, France,
Stefano Bosi (EPEE, University of Evry, France)
Cuong Le Van (PSE, France)
Intertemporal equilibrium with heterogeneous agents, endogenous dividends and collateral constraints
Daria Onori (University of Orléans, LEO, France,
Antoine Le Riche (Sichuan University, China)
Francesco Magris (University of Tours, LEO, France)
Monetary rules in a two-sector endogenous growth model with cash-in-advance constraint

Market Microstructure Theory

Organizer(s): Bart Taub

Presenter Title
Anna Obezhaeva (New Economic School, Moscow, Russian Federation, TBA
Christian (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK, TBA
Alex Garivaltis (University of Minnesota, USA, TBA
Bart Taub (University of Glasgow, UK, TBA


Organizer(s): Onur Kesten, Chair: Alex Teytelboym

Presenter Title
Yuqing Hu (University of Southern California, USA, From Sequential to Parallel Mechanism: Interactions of Centralized College Recruitment and Early Admission
Siqi Pan (Ohio State University, USA, The instability of matching with overconfident agents: Laboratory and Field Investigations
Alex Teytelboym (University of Oxford, UK, Refugee Resettlement
James Schummer (Northwestern University, USA, Influencing Waiting Lists

Matching Theory and Market Design I

Organizer(s): Fuhito Kojima

Presenter Title
Guillaume Haeringer (Baruch College, USA, TBA
Bobak Pakzad-Hurson (Stanford University, USA, TBA
Bertan Turhan (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, Mexico,
Mustafa Oguz Afacan (Stanford University, USA)
Inacio Bo (Berlin Social Science Center, Germany)
Peter Troyan (University of Virginia, USA, TBA

Matching Theory and Market Design II

Organizer(s): Fuhito Kojima

Presenter Title
Mohammad Akbarpour (Stanford University Graduate School of Business, USA, TBA
Romans Pancs (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, Mexico,
Patrick Harless (University of Glasgow)
A Social-Status Rationale for Repugnant and Protected Market Transactions
Tong Wang (University of Chicago, USA, TBA
Inacio Bo (Berlin Social Science Center, Germany,
Rustamdjan Hakimov (Berlin Social Science Center, Germany)
The Iterative Deferred Acceptance Mechanism

Mathematical Economics I

Organizer(s): Yeneng Sun

Presenter Title
Hyeng Keun Koo (Ajou University, Korea,
Kyoung Jin Choi (University of Calgary, Canada)
Byunghwa Lim (Suwon University, Korea)
Jane Yoo (Ajou University, Korea)
Endogenous credit constraints: the bridge between consumption and portfolio choice and optimal contracting
Yongchao Zhang (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China,
Qianfeng Tang (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China)
Weak stability and Pareto efficiency in school choice
Nobusumi Sagara (Hosei University, Japan,
M. Ali Khan (Johns Hopkins University, USA)
Relaxed large economies with infinite-dimensional commodity spaces: the existence of Walrasian equilibria
Yeneng Sun (National University of Singapore, Singapore,
Wei He (Chinese University of Hong Kong, China)
Dynamic games with almost perfect information

Mathematical Economics II

Organizer(s): Yeneng Sun, Chair: Wei He

Presenter Title
Lei Qiao (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China,
Darrell Duffie (Stanford University, USA)
Yeneng Sun (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Dynamic directed random matching
Yang Sun (National University of Singapore, Singapore,
Xiao Luo (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Xuewen Qian (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Generic equivalence between perfectly and sequentially rational strategic behaviour
Bin Wu (National University of Singapore, Singapore,
Wei He (Chinese University of Hong Kong, China)
Yeneng Sun (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Nicholas Yannelis (University of Iowa, USA)
Large economies with social types
Xiang Sun (Wuhan University, China, )
Wei He (Chinese University of Hong Kong, China)
Yeneng Sun (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Yishu Zeng (University of Michigan, USA)
Pure-strategy equilibrium in general Bayesian games

Mechanism Design and Monetary Theory

Organizer(s): Tai-Wei Hu

Presenter Title
Nima Haghpanah (Penn State University, USA, TBA
Kaustav Das (University of Exeter, UK, The Role of Heterogeneity in a Model of Strategic Experimentation
Ines Moreno de Barreda (Oxford University, UK, Effective Signal-jamming
Dila Asfuroglu (Cologne Graduate School, Germany, On the Impacts of Anticipated Inflation

Mechanism Design, Fair Division and Dynamic Information Acquisition

Organizer(s): Siyang Xiong

Presenter Title
Siyang Xiong (University of Bristol, UK, Designing (BREXIT) Referendum: An Economist’s Pessimistic Perspective
Yu Chen (University of Graz, Austria, On the Equivalence of Bilateral and Collective Mechanism Design
Jingyi Xue (Singapore Management University, Singapore, Fair division with uncertain needs
Weijie Zhong (Columbia University, USA, Optimal Dynamic Information Acquisition

Model Uncertainty, Learning and Information Design

Organizer(s): Svetlana Boyarchenko

Presenter Title
Yingni Guo (Northwestern University, USA,
Arjada Bardhi (Northwestern University, USA)
Modes of Persuasion Toward Unanimous Consent
Jacco Thijssen (University of York, UK,
Tobias Hellmann (Bielefeld University, Germany)
Singular Stochastic Control with Ambiguity
Nicolas Klein (University of Montreal, Canada,
Johannes Hörner (Yale University, USA)
Sven Rady (University of Bonn, Germany)
Strongly Symmetric Equilibria in Bandit Games
Svetlana Boyarchenko (University of Texas at Austin, USA, Strategic Experimentation with Humped Bandits

Models of Household Decisions I

Organizer(s): Claude d'Aspremont and Rodolphe Dos Santos Ferreira

Presenter Title
Claude d'Aspremont (CORE, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium,
Rodolphe Dos Santos Ferreira (BETA - University of Strasbourg and Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, France)
Rodolphe Dos Santos Ferreira
Revealed preference analysis of semi-cooperative household behavior
Pierre-André Chiappori (Columbia University, USA, TBA
Thomas Demuynck (ECARES - Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, Revealed preference and stable household matching
Paula Eugenia Gobbi (IRES - Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium, Childcare and Commitment within Households

Models of Household Decisions II

Organizer(s): Claude d'Aspremont and Rodolphe Dos Santos Ferreira

Presenter Title
Marc Goñi (Department of Economics, University of Vienna, Austria,
Paula Eugenia Gobbi (IRES - Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
Childless Aristocrats : Fertility, Inheritance, and Persistent Inequality in Britain (1650-1882)
Oksana Leukhina (Department of Economics University of Washington, USA, Higher Inequality, Higher Education? The Changing Role of Differential Fertility
Arthur Lewbel (Department of Economics, Boston College, USA, Identification of Random Resource Shares in Collective Households Without Preference Similarity Restrictions
Khushboo Surana (Faculty of Business and Economics, KU Leuven, Belgium, Marital Matching, Economies of Scale and Intrahousehold Allocations


Organizer(s): P. Jean-Jacques Herings

Presenter Title
Ana Mauleon (Université Saint-Louis - Bruxelles and CORE, Belgium,
P. Jean-Jacques Herings (Maastricht University, Netherlands)
Vincent Vannetelbosch (University of Louvain and National Fund for Scientific Research, Belgium)
Matching with Myopic and Farsighted Players
Mariya Teteryatnikova (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia, Cautious Farsighted Stability in Network Formation Games with Streams of Payoffs
P. Jean-Jacques Herings (Maastricht University, Netherlands,
Péter Csóka (Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary)
An Axiomatization of the Proportional Rule in Financial Networks
Michel Grabisch (University Paris I, Paris School of Economics, France,
Christophe Labreuche (THALES Research and Technology, France)
Mustapha Ridaoui (University Paris I, Paris School of Economics, France)
Power indices for multichoice games


Organizer(s): Carlos Alós-Ferrer

Presenter Title
Michele Garagnani (University of Cologne, Germany,
Carlos Alós-Ferrer (University of Cologne, USA)
Who is a reinforcer, who is an optimizer? Classifying decision makers in a belief-updating paradigm
Kristian Myrseth (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland,
Conny Wollbrant (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)
Larbi Alaoui (Universitat Pompeu i Fabra, Spain,
Christian Fons-Rosen (Universitat Pompeu i Fabra, Spain)
Know When to Fold ’Em: The Grit Factor
Carlos Alós-Ferrer (University of Cologne, Germany,
Sabine Hügelschäfer (University of Cologne, Germany)
Social Preferences Depend on Expectations: Neural Evidence

Political Economy I

Organizer(s): Francesco Squintani, Clara Ponsati and Amrita Dhillon, Chair: Dana Foarta

Presenter Title
Dana Foarta (Stanford University, USA, TBA
Massimo Morelli (Bocconi University, Italy, TBA
David Myatt (London Business School, UK, TBA
Andrew Little (Cornell University, USA, TBA

Political Economy II

Organizer(s): Francesco Squintani, Clara Ponsati and Amrita Dhillon, Chair: Alessandra Casella

Presenter Title
Jan Zapál (Cerge-EI, Czech Republic, TBA
Clara Ponsati (University of St. Andrews, UK, TBA
Margherita Negri (University of St. Andrews, UK, TBA
Alessandra Casella (Columbia University, USA, TBA

Political Economy III

Organizer(s): Francesco Squintani, Clara Ponsati and Amrita Dhillon, Chair: Benoit Crutzen

Presenter Title
Amrita Dhillon (King's College London, UK, TBA
Francesco Squintani (University of Warwick, UK, TBA
Santiago Sanchez (King's College London, UK, TBA
Benoit Crutzen (Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, TBA

Political Economy IV

Organizer(s): Francesco Squintani, Clara Ponsati and Amrita Dhillon, Chair: TBA

Presenter Title
Jernej Copic (Aix-Marseille University, France, TBA
Daniel Cardona (University of the Balearic Islands, Spain, TBA
Alejandro Saporiti (University of Manchester, UK, TBA
Torun Dewan (London School of Economics, UK, TBA

Political Economy V

Organizer(s): Luis Carlos Corchon

Presenter Title
Michele Rosenberg (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, TBA
Federico Masera (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Université Paris-Dauphine, Spain and France, TBA
Timothy Yeung (Université Paris-Dauphine, France, TBA
Marco Le Moglie (Bocconi University, Italy, TBA

Preferences and Decisions

Organizer(s): Mamoru Kaneko, Chair: Jeffrey J. Kline

Presenter Title
Gerelt Tserenjigmid (Virginia Polytech Institute and State University, USA, History-dependent risk aversion and the reinforcement effect
Nobuo Koida (Iwate Prefectural University, Japan, Incomplete preferences and a unique subjective state space
Matthew Kovach (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México and CIE, Mexico,
Gerelt Tserenjigmid (Virginia Polytech Institute and State University, USA)
The Imbalanced Luce model
Mamoru Kaneko (Waseda University, Japan, Expected utility theory with probability grids and preferential incomparabilities

Public Debt

Organizer(s): Julio Dávila and Rigas Oikonomou

Presenter Title
Anmol Bhandari (University of Minnesota, USA, TBA
Stefano Gnocchi (Bank of Canada, Canada,
Luisa Lambertini (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland)
Monetary commitment and the level of public debt
Fabrice Collard (University of Bern, Switzerland, TBA
Rigas Oikonomou (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium, TBA

Public Goods and Networks

Organizer(s): Nizar Allouch

Presenter Title
Ignacio Monzón (Collegio Carlo Alberto, Italy,
Andrea Gallice (Collegio Carlo Alberto, Italy)
Cooperation in Social Dilemmas through Position Uncertainty
João Ramos (University of Southern California, USA, TBA
Matthew Leister (Monash University, Australia,
Yves Zenou (Monash University, Australia)
Junjie Zhou (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Coordination on Networks
Nizar Allouch (University of Kent, UK,
Maya Jalloul (Queen Mary, University of London, UK)
Strategic Default in Financial Networks

Quantitative Macroeconomics

Organizer(s): Selo Imrohoroglu

Presenter Title
Nuray Akin (Ozyegin University, Turkey,
B. Platt (, Australia)
Search Equilibrium Transition Dynamics
Gary Hansen (University of California, Los Angeles, USA,
Elena Capatina (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Minchung Hsu (GRIPS, Japan)
Reforming Medicaid Long Term Care Insurance
Elena Capatina (University of New South Wales, Australia,
Michael Keane (University of Oxford, UK)
Shiko Maruyama (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)
Health, Earnings Dynamics and Consumption over the Life Cycle
Selo Imrohoroglu (University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, USA,
Andrea Bonfatti (University of Padua, Italy)
Sagiri Kitao (Keio University, Japan)
Capital Movements and Aging Demographics in Japan

Recent Advances in Economic Theory

Organizer(s): Amanda Friedenberg

Presenter Title
Chen Zhao (Princeton University, USA, chenzhao@Princeton.EDU) TBA
John Rehbeck (University of California, San Diego, USA, TBA
Allan Roberto Hernández-Chanto (Arizona State University, USA, TBA
Jiangtao (Jason) Li (University of New South Wales, Australia, TBA

Search Theory

Organizer(s): Kyungmin (Teddy) Kim

Presenter Title
Andrew Rhodes (Toulouse School of Economics, France,
Makoto Watanabe (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Jidong Zhou (Yale University, USA)
Multiproduct intermediaries
Francesco Palazzo (Bank of Italy, Italy,
Taneli Makinen (Bank of Italy, Italy)
Serene Tan (National University of Singapore, Singapore, TBA
Braz Camargo (Sao Paulo School of Economics - FGV, Brazil, TBA

Social and Economic Networks I

Organizer(s): Agnieszka Rusinowska, Chair: Tim Hellmann

Presenter Title
Elena Orlova (EDEEM, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Bielefeld University, France, Heterogeneity in Games on Networks
Dominik Karos (Maastricht University, The Netherlands, Why Political Violence Causes Social Instability
Alexis Poindron (University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne, France,
Michel Grabisch (PSE, University Paris 1, Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne, France)
Agnieszka Rusinowska (PSE – CNRS, University Paris 1, Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne, France)
A Model of Anonymous Influence with Anti-conformist Agents
Tim Hellmann (Bielefeld University, Germany, )
Herbert Dawid (Bielefeld University, Germany)
R&D Investments under Endogenous Cluster Formation

Social and Economic Networks II

Organizer(s): Agnieszka Rusinowska

Presenter Title
Berno Buechel (University of St. Gallen, Institute of Economics (FGN), Switzerland,
Lydia Mechtenberg (University of Hamburg, Department of Economics, Germany)
The swing voter’s curse in social networks
Simon Schopohl (EDEEM, Université Paris 1, Universität Bielefeld and Université catholique de Louvain, France, Germany, Belgium, Information Transmission in Hierarchies
Anja Prummer (Queen Mary University of London, UK,
Sanjeev Goyal (University of Cambridge, UK)
Lorenzo Ductor (Middlesex University London, UK)
Gender and Networks
Agnieszka Rusinowska (PSE – CNRS, University Paris 1, Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne, France,
René van den Brink (VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
The Degree Measure as a Utility Function for Positions in Weighted Networks

Social Choice and Cooperative Game Theory

Organizer(s): Youngsub Chun

Presenter Title
Honorata Sosnowska (Warsaw School of Economics, Poland, Approval voting as a polling method
Eunju Lee (Seoul National University, South Korea,
Gustavo Bergantinos (Universidade de Vigo, Spain)
Youngsub Chun (Seoul National University, South Korea)
Leticia Lorenzo (Universidade de Vigo, Spain)
Axiomatic characterizations of the folk rule for minimum cost spanning tree problems with multiple sources
Hans Peters (Maastricht University, The Netherlands,
Dominik Karos (Maastricht University, The Netherlands)
Effectivity and power
Youngsub Chun (Seoul National University, South Korea,
Manipushpak Mitra (Indian Statistical Institute, India)
Suresh Mutuswami (University of Leicester, UK)
A Rawlsian approach to the queueing problem

Sovereign Debt

Organizer(s): Timothy J. Kehoe

Presenter Title
Radek Paluszynski (University of Houston, USA, Learning about Debt Crises
Laura Sunder-Plassmann (University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Bank Exposure to Sovereign Debt: Amplifier of Crisis Risk?
Gonzalo de-Cordoba (Universidad de Málaga, Spain,
Benedetto Molinari (Universidad de Málaga, Spain)
Jose L. Torres (Universidad de Málaga, Spain)
Evaluation of the Greek 2010 Memorandum of Understanding
Georgios Stefanidis (University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, USA, Consequences of the Lending-into-Arrears IMF Policy Shift

Technology, the Environment, and Policy

Organizer(s): Ted Loch-Temzelides

Presenter Title
Alessia Russo (University of Oslo, Norway,
Bard Harstad (University of Oslo, Norway)
Francesco Lancia (University of Vienna, Austria)
Compliance Technology and Self-Enforcing Agreements
Manoj Atolia (Florida State University, USA,
Ricardo Marto (International Monetary Fund)
Giovanni Melina (International Monetary Fund, USA)
Bi Li (International Monetary Fund, USA)
Investing in Public Infrastructure: Roads or Schools
Bernardino Adão (Banco de Portugal, Portugal,
Andre C. Silva (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal)
The Effect of Firm Cash Holdings on Monetary Policy
Ted Loch-Temzelides (Rice University, USA,
Bernardino Adão (Banco de Portugal, Portugal)
Borghan Narajabad (Federal Reserve Board, USA)
Renewable Technology Adoption and the Macroeconomy

Theory and Experiment

Organizer(s): John Nachbar

Presenter Title
PJ Healy (Ohio State University, USA, TBA
Ryan Oprea (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA,
Jacop Magnani (Purdue)
Why Do People Violate No-Trade Theorems
Brian Rogers (Washington University in St. Louis, USA, TBA
Alistair Wilson (University of Pittsburgh, USA, TBA

Theory and Practice of Matching Markets

Organizer(s): Utku Unver

Presenter Title
Laura Doval (Yale University and California Institute of Technology, USA, A Theory of Stability in Dynamic Matching Markets
Eun Jeong Heo (Vanderbilt University, USA, Financial Aids in College Admissions: Need-based versus Merit-based
Camille Terrier (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA,
Julien Combe (Paris School of Ecnomics, France)
Olivier Tercieux (Paris School of Economics, France)
Camille Terrie (Paris School of Economics, France)
The Design of Teacher Assignment: Theory and Evidence
Utku Unver (Boston College, USA,
Haluk Ergin (University of California, Berkeley, USA)
Tayfun Sönmez (Boston College, USA)
Efficient and Incentive Compatible Liver Exchange

Time Preferences: Theory and Applications

Organizer(s): Horst Zank

Presenter Title
François Le Grand (EM-Lyon Business School, France,
Antoine Bommier (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
Daniel Harenberg (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
Household Finance and the Value of Life
Jawwad Noor (Boston University, USA,
Norio Takeoka (Hitotsubashi University, Japan)
Impatience as Selfishness
Craig Webb (University of Manchester, UK, TBA
Horst Zank (University of Manchester, UK,
Mohammed Abdellaoui (HEC Paris, France)
Modeling Attitudes Towards Future Risks

Topics in Economic Theory

Organizer(s): Edward C. Prescott and Nicholas Yannelis, Chair: Edward C. Prescott

Presenter Title
Kieran Walsh (University of Virginia, USA, A Theory of Portfolio Choice and Partial Default
Takuo Sugaya (Stanford University, USA, TBA
Rodrigo Velez (University of Texas, USA,
James Schummer (Northwestern University, USA)
Sequential Preference Revelation in Incomplete Information settings
Ben Golub (Harvard University, USA, TBA

Topics in Economic Theory & Industrial Organization

Organizer(s): Marta Faias

Presenter Title
Milena Almagro-García (New York University, USA,
A. Lizzeri (New York University, USA)
G. Frechette (New York University, USA)
T. Salz (Columbia University, USA)
Heterogeneity in Decision Making: Evidence from the NYC Taxi Industry
Gonçalo Faria (Universidade Católica Portuguesa – Católica Porto Business School and GEGE, Portugal,
Fabio Verona (Bank of Finland - Monetary Policy and Research Department, Finland)
Forecasting the Equity Risk Premium with Frequency-Decomposed Predictors
Filomena Garcia (Indiana University, USA, TBA
Renato Soeiro (LIAAD-INESC TEC and University of Porto, Portugal,
Alberto Pinto (LIAAD-INESC TEC and University of Porto, Portugal)
Duopolies with social externalities

Topics in Economic Theory II

Organizer(s): Emma Moreno-García

Presenter Title
Joana Pinho (Faculdade de Economia do Porto, Portugal,
Yassine Lefouili (Toulouse School of Economics, France)
Collusion in two-sided markets
Joana Resende (CEFUP. Faculdade de Economia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal,
Rosa Branca Esteves (Universiade do Minho, Portugal)
Personalized pricing through price discrimination: who are the winners?
Joaquín Gómez-Miñambres (Bucknell University, USA,
Brice Corgnet (EM-Lyon Business school, France)
Roberto Hernán-González (Nottingham University Business School, UK)
Goal Setting in the Principal-Agent Model: Weak Incentives for Strong Performance.
Sofía Correa-Deisler (New York University, USA,
Milena Almagro-García (New York University, USA)
Ambiguity in Electoral Competition

Topics in Financial Economics

Organizer(s): Edward Simpson Prescott

Presenter Title
Takeshi Nakata (Niigata University, Japan, Market Discipline under Financial Contagion
Yaron Leitner (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, USA,
Basil Williams (New York University , USA)
Should regulators reveal their stress-testing models to bank?
Christoph Siemroth (University of Essex, UK,
Hans Peter Grüner (University of Mannheim, Germany)
Crowdfunding, Efficiency, and Inequality
Edward Simpson Prescott (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, USA, Stress Test Reporting Incentives

Topics in Game Theory

Organizer(s): Richard P. McLean

Presenter Title
Oriol Carbonell-Nicolau (Rutgers University, USA, TBA
M. Ali Khan (Johns Hopkins University, USA, TBA
Metin Uyanik (University of Queensland, Australia, TBA
Richard P. McLean (Rutgers University, USA, TBA

Topics in Game Theory I

Organizer(s): Yi-Chun Chen and Xiao Luo

Presenter Title
Geir Asheim (University of Oslo, Norway,
Andrés Perea (Maastricht University, The Netherlands)
Algorithms for cautious reasoning in games
Chih-Chun Yang (Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Rationality and Common Belief of Rationality
Wei He (Chinese University of Hong Kong, China,
Yeneng Sun (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Bayesian Games with Coarser Inter-player Information
Xiao Luo (National University of Singapore, Singapore,
Xuewen Qian (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Chen Qu (University of Nottingham Ningbo China, China)
Iterated Elimination Procedures

Topics in Game Theory II

Organizer(s): Yi-Chun Chen and Xiao Luo

Presenter Title
Chun-Ting Chen (National Taiwan University, Taiwan, Coordination in Social Networks: Communication by Actions
Gaoji Hu (National University of Singapore, Singapore,
Yi-Chun Chen (National University of Singapore)
Learning by Matching
Takashi Kunimoto (Singapore Management University, Singapore,
Roberto Serrano (Brown University , USA)
Rationalizable Implementation of Correspondences
Yi-Chun Chen (National University of Singapore, Singapore,
Manuel Mueller-Frank (IESE Business School, Spain)
Mallesh Pai (Rice University, USA)
Truthful Continuous Implementation

Topics in Macro

Organizer(s): Igor Livshits

Presenter Title
Lukasz Drozd (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, USA,
Rahul Giri (International Monetary Fund, USA)
Junjie Xia (University of Southern California, USA)
Accounting for the Slow Growth of New Exporters
Ricardo Serrano-Padial (Drexel University, USA,
Lukasz Drozd (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, USA)
Credit Enforcement Cycles
Marina Mendes Tavares (ITAM, Mexico,
Jose-Maria Da-Rocha (Universidade de Vigo, Spain)
Diego Restuccia (University of Toronto, Canada)
Policy Distortions and Aggregate Productivity with Endogenous Establishment-Level Productivity
Jacob Short (University of Western Ontario, Canada, TBA

Topics in Macroecnomics I

Organizer(s): Anne Villamil

Presenter Title
Galina Vereshchagina (Arizona State University , USA, Taxation and sorting of managers across firms
Julia Garlick (University of Iowa, USA, TBA
Evangelia Chalioti (Yale University, USA, TBA
Anne Villamil (University of Iowa, USA, Funding Employer-based Insurance: Regressive Taxation and Premium Exclusions

Topics in Macroecnomics II

Organizer(s): Anne Villamil

Presenter Title
Tiago Cavalcanti (University of Cambridge, UK,
Georgi Kocharkov (University of Konstanz, Germany)
Cezar Santos (EPGE/FGV-Rio, Brazil)
Family Planning and Development: Aggregate Effects of Contraceptive Use
Matt Hoelle (Purdue University, USA, The Role of Collateral in Enhancing Real Business Cycle Fluctuations
Antonio Antunes (Banco de Portugal and Nova SBE, Portugal,
Valerio Ercolani (Banco de Portugal, Portugal)
Public debt expansions and the dynamics of the household borrowing constraint
Evangelia Chalioti (Yale University, USA, Compensation Contracts and Career Concerns

Topics in Macroeconomics

Organizer(s): Jang-Ting Guo, Chair: Teresa Lloyd-Braga

Presenter Title
Alok Johri (McMaster University, Canada,
Christopher Gunn (Carleton University, Canada)
Marc-Andre Letendre (McMaster University, Canada)
News, Intermediation Cost Shocks and US Business Cycles
Yoichi Gokan (Ritsumeikan University, Japan, Do Consumption Externalities Correspond to the Indivisible Tax Rates on Consumpiton ?
Jinill Kim (Korea University, Korea,
Jia Pan (Fudan University, China)
Yan Zhang (Shanghai University of Economics and Finance, China)
Capacity Utilization and Indeterminacy: A Tale of Two Utility Functions
Teresa Lloyd-Braga (Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, Portugal,
Antoine Le Riche (Sichuan University; CAC – IXXI, Complex Systems Institute, China; France)
Leonor Modesto (Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics; IZA, Portugal; Germany)
Taste for Variety in a Two-Country Model

Topics in Mechanism Design

Organizer(s): Myrna Wooders

Presenter Title
Dawei Fang (University of Gothenburg , Sweden,
Thomas Noe (University of Oxford, UK)
Selection contests are always clubby
Tilman Börgers (University of Michigan, USA, Simple Games With Simple Equilibria
Myrna Wooders (Vanderbilt University, USA, Matching Soulmates
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Updating in the Presence of Ambiguous Beliefs

Organizer(s): Maxwell B. Stinchcombe

Presenter Title
Swagata Bhattacharjee (Ashoka University, India, Contracting for Innovation under Ambiguity
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Maxwell B. Stinchcombe (University of Texas at Austin, USA, Uncertainty Aversion, Intellectual Modesty, and Open-Mindedness
Kenneth Arrow Arrow
Gerard Debreu Debreu
Francis Ysidro Edgeworth Edgeworth
John Hicks Hicks
William Jevons Jevons
McKenzie McKenzie
Vilfredo Pareto Pareto
Adam Smith Smith
Alan Turing Turing
Leon Walras Walras