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Microeconomic Theory Seminar 
Fall 2012
 
Thursday: 2:45-4:00 p.m.
200 Fisher Hall
   
   
September 20 Eric Budish, Chicago Booth
“Strategyproofness in the Large,” (co-authored with Eduardo Azevedo)
   
September 27 Francesco Squintani, University of Warwick
"Legal Restrictions and Optimal Contracts" [Slides]
   
October 4 Ariel Rubinstein, New York University
"A Model of Persuasion with Boundedly Rational Agents," (co-authored with Jacob Glazer)
   
October 11 Meixia Zhang, Princeton University
Graduate student Job Market presentation
"A model of online publishing: theory and evidence"
   

October 16*
Behavioral Economics Seminar

Andrew Newman, Boston University
"Loopholes: Social Learning and the Evolution of
Contract Form"

* Please note Andrew is visiting the Economic Theory Center October 15-19
   
October 18 Paul Milgrom, Stanford University
"Incentive Auction Rules Option and Discussion"
   
October 25 No Seminar - Midterm & Dept. Wide Seminar week
   
November 1 No Seminar - Fall Recess
   
November 8 Gonzalo Cisternas,  Princeton University
Graduate student Job Market presentation
"Two-sided Learning and Moral Hazard"
   
November 15 Arthur Robson, Simon Fraser University
"Biology and the Arguments of Utility," (co-authored with Luis Rayo)
   
November 22 No Seminar - Thanksgiving Recess
   
November 29 Leandro Gorno, Princeton University
Graduate student Job Market presentation
"Dynamic Monopoly Pricing When Competing With New Experience Substitutes"
   
December 6 Michael Schwarz, Google Research
"Pricing and Efficiency in the Market for IP Addresses"
*Please note Michael Schwarz will be visiting the Economic Theory Center December 3-8.
   
December 13

*cancelled*

   
   
   
   
   
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