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Microeconomic Theory Seminar
Fall 2014
 
Thursday: 2:45-4:00 p.m.
200 Fisher Hall
   
   
September 18 Alexander Wolitzky, MIT visiting Princeton
"Mechanism Design with Maxmin Agents:  Theory and an Application to Bilateral Trade"
   
September 25 Juan Pablo Xandri, Princeton University
"Robust Conditional Predictions in a Model of Sovereign Debt" (joint with Juan Passadore, MIT)
   
October 2 Takuo Sugaya, Stanford GSB
"Characterizing the Limit Correlated Equilibrium Payoff Set in Repeated Games with General Monitoring"
   
October 9 Henrique de Oliveira, Northwestern University visiting Princeton
"Axiomatic Foundations for Entropic Costs of Attention"
   
October 16 Nemanya Antic, Princeton University PhD Candidate
"Robust Contract Design"
   
October 23 Shaowei Ke, Princeton University PhD Candidate
"Boundedly Rational Backward Induction"
   
October 30 No Seminar - Fall Break
   
November 6 Department Wide Seminar
   
November 12 (Wednesday) Cheng Sun, Princeton University PhD Candidate
"Reputation on Social Media"
**Wallace 366 ~ 12:30 - 1:20 p.m.**
   
November 13 Kai Steverson, Princeton University PhD Candidate
"Mobility and Discrimination in a Search Model"
   
November 19 (Wednesday) Liang Dai, Princeton University PhD Candidate
"Asset Bundling and Information Acquisition of Investors with Different Expertise"
**Wallace 366 ~ 12:30 - 1:20 p.m.**
   
November 20 Laurent Mathevet, NYU
"Psychological Persuasion"
   
November 27 No Seminar - Thanksgiving Recess
   
December 4 Mallesh Pai, University of Pennsylvania
"Symmetric Auctions" (joint with Rahul Deb, University of Toronto)
   
December 10 Hugo Sonnenschein, University of Chicago
"A Limit Theorem on the Efficiency of Bayesian Rubinstein-Type Bargaining with Many Items" with Matthew Jackson and Yiqing Xing (both Stanford)
**200 Fisher ~ 12:30 - 1:45 p.m.**
   
December 11 Doron Ravid, Princeton University PhD Candidate
"Bargaining with Rational Inattention"
   
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