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Working Paper Series


The William S. Dietrich II Economic Theory Center manages a working paper series.

The following is a list of our working papers.

Discounting, beyond utilitarianism
March Fleurbaey and Stephane Zuber
Princeton University - William S. Dietrich II Economic Theory Center
Working Paper 060_2014

Fair management of social risk
Marc Fleurbaey and Stephane Zuber
Princeton University - William S. Dietrich II Economic Theory Center
Working Paper 059_2014

Multidimensional poverty measurement
with individual preferences

Koen Decancq, Marc Fleurbaey, and Francois Maniquet
Princeton University - William S. Dietrich II Economic Theory Center
Working Paper 058_2014

When do conflicting parties share political power?
An experimental study

Marco Battaglini and Lydia Mechtenberg
Princeton University - William S. Dietrich II Economic Theory Center
Working Paper 057_2014

Information, Interdependence, and Interaction:
Where Does the Volatility Come From?

Dirk Bergemann, Tibor Heumann, and Stephen Morris
Princeton University - William S. Dietrich II Economic Theory Center
Working Paper 056_2013

Extremal Information Structures in the First Price Auction
Dirk Bergemann, Benjamin Brooks, and Stephen Morris
Princeton University - William S. Dietrich II Economic Theory Center
Working Paper 055_2013

The Comparison of Information Structures in Games:
Bayes Correlated Equilibrium and Individual Sufficiency

Dirk Bergemann and Stephen Morris
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 054_2013
This paper will be appearing as an SSRN working paper and also as a Cowles Foundation discussion paper.

Implementing the Nash Program in Stochastic Games
Dilip Abreu and David Pearce
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 053_2013

The Limits of Price Discrimination
Dirk Bergemann, Benjamin Brooks and Stephen Morris
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 052_2013

Stochastic Compounding and Uncertain Valuation
Lars Peter Hansen and Jose A. Scheinkman
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 051_2013

Speculation, Trading and Bubbles
Jose A. Scheinkman
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 050_2013

Robust Predictions in Games with Incomplete Information
Dirk Bergemann and Stephen Morris
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 023_2011, Revised March 31, 2013

A Theory of Informal Justice
Sylvain Chassang and Christian Zehnder
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 049_2013

The Dynamic Free Rider Problem: A Laboratory Study
Marco Battaglini, Salvatore Nunnari, and Thomas R. Palfrey
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 048_2012

Robust Predictions in Games with Incomplete Information

Dirk Bergemann and Stephen Morris
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 023_2011, Revised September 26, 2012

Bubbles, Financial Crises, and Systemic Risk
Markus K. Brunnermeier and Martin Oehmke
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 047_2012

Optimal Dynamic Contracting
Marco Battaglini and Rohit Lamba
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 046_2012, Revised October 2012

One-Sided Uncertainty and Delay in Reputational Bargaining
Dilip Abreu, David Pearce, and Ennio Stacchetti
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 045_2012

Additive Representation for Preferences over Menus in Finite Choice Settings
Leandro Gorno
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 044_2012

Games in Preference Form and Preference Rationalizability
Stephen Morris and Satoru Takahashi
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 043_2012

Ruling Narrowly: Learning and Law Creation
Giri Parameswaran
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 042_2012

Growth and fiscal policy: a positive theory
Levon Barseghyan and Marco Battaglini
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 041_2012

Cheap Talk with Multiple Audiences: an Experimental Analysis
Marco Battaglini and Uliana Makarov
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 012_2011, revised July 10, 2012

The Chinese Warrants Bubble
Jialin Yu and Wei Xiong
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 038_2012

On the Limit Equilibrium Payoff Set in Repeated and Stochastic Games
Johannes Hörner, Satoru Takahashi and Nicolas Vieille
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 037_2012, February 14, 2012

Which Financial Frictions? Parsing the Evidence from the Financial Crisis of 2007-09
Tobias Adrian, Paolo Colla, and Hyun Song Shin
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 036_2012, December 2011

Outside and Inside Liquidity
Patrick Bolton, Tano Santos, and José A. Scheinkman
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 035_2012, April 9th 2010

Market and Public Liquidity
Patrick Bolton, Tano Santos, and José A. Scheinkman
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 034_2012

Risk Price Dynamics
Lars Peter Hansen, Jaroslav Borovička, Mark Hendricks, and José A. Scheinkman
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 033_2012, November 11, 2009

Recursive Utility in a Markov Environment with Stochastic Growth
Lars Peter Hansen and José A. Scheinkman
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 032_2012, January 31, 2012

A Foundation for Markov Equilibria with Finite Social Memory
V. Bhaskar, George J. Mailath, and Stephen Morris
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 031_2012, January 31, 2012

Efficient Auctions and Interdependent Types
Dirk Bergemann, Stephen Morris and Satoru Takahashi
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 030_2012, January 2012

Anxiety in the Face of Risk
Thomas M. Eisenbach and Martin C. Schmalz
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 029_2011, December 8, 2011

Compensating The Dead*
Marc Fleurbaey, Marie-Louise Leroux and Gregory Ponthiere
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 028_2011, December 5, 2011

The Relevance of Utilitarianism
Marc Fleurbaey and Philippe Mongin
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 027_2011, December 5, 2011

An Algorithm for Two Player Repeated Games with Perfect Monitoring
Dilip Abreu and Yuliy Sannikov
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 026_2011, rev. November 5, 2011

Markov Equilibria in a Model of Bargaining in Networks
Dilip Abreu and Mihai Manea
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 025_2011, September 20, 2011

Correlated Equilibrium in Games with Incomplete Information
Dirk Bergemann and Stephen Morris
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 024_2011, October 10, 2011

Robust Predictions in Games with Incomplete Information
Dirk Bergemann and Stephen Morris
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 023_2011, September 26, 2011

Speculating on Home Improvements
Hyun-Soo Choi, Harrison Hong, and Jose Scheinkman
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 022_2011, July 29, 2011

The Free Rider Problem: a Dynamic Analysis
Marco Battaglini, Salvatore Nunnari and Thomas Palfrey
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 021_2011, July 2, 2011

Robust Mechanism Design: An Introduction
Dirk Bergemann and Stephen Morris
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 020_2011, August 18, 2011

Coordination with Rational Inattention
Ming Yang
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 014_2011, revised August 6, 2011

Optimality of Securitized Debt with Endogenous and Flexible Information Acquisition
Ming Yang
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 019_2011, July 7, 2011

A Continuous-Time Model of Career Concerns and Human Capital Accumulation
Gonzalo Cisternas
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 018_2011, July 7, 2011

Robust Rationalizability under Almost Common Certainty of Payoffs
Stephen Morris, Satoru Takahashi, and  Olivier Tercieux
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 017_2011, July 7, 2011

Coordination Failure in Repeated Games with Private Monitoring
Takuo Sugaya and Satoru Takahashi
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 016_2011, June 30, 2011

On the Relationship between Robustness to Incomplete Information and Noise-Independent Selection in Global Games
Daisuke Oyama and Satoru Takahashi
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 015_2011, June 30, 2011

Coordination with Rational Inattention
Ming Yang
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 014_2011, May 20, 2011

Calibrated Incentive Contracts
Sylvain Chassang
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 013_2011, April 24, 2011

Cheap Talk with Multiple Audiences: an Experimental Analysis
Marco Battaglini and Uliana Makarov
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 012_2011, revised April 30, 2011

Folk Theorem in Repeated Games with Private Monitoring and Supplementary Appendix
Takuo Sugaya
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 011_2011

Interdependent Preferences and Strategic Distinguishability
Dirk Bergemann, Stephen Morris and Satoru Takahashi
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 008_2011, revised February 2011

Common Certainty of Rationality Revisited
Stephen Morris and Satoru Takahashi
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 010_2011, February 2011

Additive representation for preferences over menus in finite choice settings

Leandro Gorno
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 003_2011, February 2011

Bargaining and Efficiency in Networks
Dilip Abreu and Mihai Manea
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 002_2011, February 2011

Endogenous Learning with Bounded Memory
Yilmaz Kocer
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 001_2011, January 2011

Direct Implementation with Minimally Honest Individuals
Juan M. Ortner
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 009, January 2011

Contagious Adverse Selection
Stephen Morris and Hyun Song Shin
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 001, revised November, 2010

Interdependent Preferences and Strategic Distinguishability
Dirk Bergemann, Stephen Morris and Satoru Takahashi
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 008, September 29, 2010

Investment and Bargaining
Adam Meirowitz and Kristopher Ramsay
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 007, September 9, 2010

Subjective Ambiguity and Preference for Flexibility
Paulo Natenzon
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 006, September 9, 2010

Recursive Methods in Discounted Stochastic Games: An Algorithm for δ → 1 and a Folk Theorem
Johannes Horner, Takuo Sugaya, Satoru Takahashi and Nicolas Vieille
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 005, September 7, 2010

Delays and Partial Agreements in Multi-Issue Bargaining
Avidit Acharya and Juan M. Ortner
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 004, August 31, 2010.

Selective Trials: A Principal-Agent Approach to Randomized Controlled Experiments
Sylvain Chassang, Gerard Padro i Miquel and Erik Snowberg
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 003, August 31, 2010.

The Robustness of Robust Implementation
Moritz Meyer-ter-Vehn and Stephen Morris
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 002, July 2, 2010.

Contagious Adverse Selection
Stephen Morris and Hyun Shin
Princeton Economic Theory Center Working Paper 001, July 2, 2010.