Presentation Schedule

Semester 2, 2014

Mondays, 12:00-1:00PM in ASB 130

Date Speaker Title
Jul-21 Sergei Izmalkov (NES) Informed Seller in a Hotelling Market (with F Balestrieri, HP Labs)
Jul-28 Umberto M. Garfagnini (ITAM) Network Structure and the Social Risk of Innovation
Aug-11 Bettina Klaus (U de Lausanne) Stochastic Stability in Assignment Problems (with J Newton, U Sydney)
Aug-25 Fedor Ishakov (UNSW) Recursive Lexicographical Search: Finding all Markov Perfect Equilibria of Finite State Directional Dynamic Games (with J Rust, Georgetown U; and B Schjerning, U Copenhagen)
Sep-1 Antonio Rosato Entry by Takeover: Auctions vs Bilateral Negotiations (joint with M Pagnozzi, UNINA)
Sep-8 Filippo Massari TBA
Sep-15 Sung-Ha Hwang TBA
Sep-22 Werner Gueth (Max Planck I) TBA

Semester 1, 2014

Mondays, 12:00-1:00PM in QUAD2093

Date Speaker Title
Mar-3 Manipushpak Mitra (Indian SI) Dynamic Ceiling VCG Mechanisms (with S Ghosh, Boston U; and Y Long, U Glasgow)
Mar-10 Zhanar Akhmetova (UNSW) Reconciling the assumption of Pareto distribution of firm productivities with the exporter data (with C. Mitaritonna, CEPII)
Mar-17 Carlos Pimienta (UNSW) Strategic Stability in Poisson Games (with F De Sinopoli, U Verona; and C Meroni, U Milano-Bicocca)
Mar-24 Toby Walsh (UNSW) PeerRank: A New Method for Peer Assessment
Mar-31 David Feldman (UNSW) (Critical) Glimpses into Financial Economics (and Economics): Pricing (Mispricing), Information (Incomplete, Asymmetric), and Incentives (Games)
Apr-7 Jingjing Zhang (U Zurich) Asymmetric and Endogenous Communication in Competition between Groups (with T Cason, Purdue U; and R Sheremeta CWRU)
Apr-14 Alberto Motta (UNSW) Ex Ante Collusion and Design of Supervisory Institutions (with D Mookherjee, BU; and M Tsumagari, Keio U)
Apr-28 Gabriele Gratton (UNSW) Information Grenades (with R Holden, UNSW; and A Kolotilin, UNSW)
May-5 Priscilla Man (UQ) Generalized Majority Rules (with M Faravelli, UQ)
May-12 Rabee Tourky (ANU) On Uniqueness of Equilibrium in the Kyle Model (with A Mclennan, UQ; and P Monteiro, EPGE)
May-19 Filippo Massari (UNSW) What the Market Believes
May-26 Carlos Oyarzun (UQ) Response Functions (with Adam Sanjurjo, U Alicante; and Hien Nguyen, UQ)

Semester 2, 2013

Mondays, 12:00-1:00PM in ASB 205

Date Speaker Title
Aug-19 Juan Carlos Carbajal (UNSW) Elasticity and Monotonicity (with R Müller, Maastricht U)
Aug-26 Jihong Lee (Seoul NU) Screening Loss Averse Consumers (with J-H Hahn, Yonsei U; J Kim, Yonsei U; S-H Kim, Michigan SU)
Sep-2 Toby Walsh (UNSW) Fair Division of Indivisible Goods Using the Sequential Allocation Mechanism
Sep-9 Suraj Prasad (U Sydney) Mission Coherence and Contestation in Organizations (with M Tomaino)
Sep-16 Edward Xie (UNSW) Competitive Cooperation (with B Julien, UNSW)
Sep-23 Gary Hansen (UCLA) Fiscal Reform and Government Debt in Japan: A Neoclassical Perspective (with S Imrohoroglu, USC Marshall)
Oct-14 Tobias Brunner (U Frankfurt) The winner's curse and information aggregation in common value fair division games
Oct-21 Nicolas Jacquet (SMU) Asset Classes
Oct-28 Antonio Rosato (UTS) Loss Aversion and the Afternoon Effect in Sequential Auctions
Nov-4 Frank Heinemann (TU Berlin) Deriving the global game solution for games with many actions and asymmetric players (with C Basteck,TU Berlin; T Daniels, DNB)
Nov-11 Filippo Massari (UNSW) Price Dynamic and Market Selection
Nov-18 Nicolas de Roos (U Sydney) Collusion with intertemporal price dispersion (with V Smirnov, U Sydney)
Nov-25 Juan Ortner (Boston U) Political Bargaining in a Changing World
Dec-16 Keiichi Kawai (UQ) Optimality of Quota Contract and Agent Gaming in Dynamic Moral Hazard

Semester 1, 2013

Mondays, 12:00-1:00PM except when noted otherwise

Date Speaker Title Location and other notes
Jan-21 1. Steffen Lippert (U of Otago)
2. Simona Fabrizi (Massey U)
1. Learning and collusion in new markets with uncertain entry costs (with F Bloch, Ecole Polytechnique, and S Fabrizi, Massey U)
2. Corruption and the public display of wealth (with S Lippert, U of Otago)
12:00-13:30 ASB205
Mar-4 Anton Kolotilin Relational Advice ASB115
Mar-11 Murali Agastya (U of Sydney) Comparing Teaching Evaluations With(out) Agnostic Students ASB115
Mar-18 Tibor Besedes (GeorgiaTech) Economic Integration Agreements and Stability of International Trade: A Micro Perspective (with V Nitsch, Tech U Darmstadt and CESifo) ASB119
Mar-25 Bill Schworm Discounting and Time Consistency with Non-Stationary Preferences ASB119
Apr-8 Hodaka Morita Does Group Identity Discourage Inefficient Investment in Outside Option? An Experimental Investigation (with M Servatka, U of Canterbury) ASB119
Apr-15 Toru Suzuki (UTS) Directives, Expressives, and Motivation ASB119
Apr-22 Andreas Ortmann & Valentyn Panchenko The Allais Paradox: Perception and Evidence (with P Blavatskyy) ASB119
Apr-29 Jonathan Newton (U of Sydney) Bargaining and Evolution ASB119
May-6 Richard Holden A Theory of Rule Development (with G Ellison, MIT) ASB119
May-13 Chris Bidner Property Rights Over Marital Transfers ASB119
May-20 Guillaume Roger Pre-match Investment with Rejection (with C Bidner and J Moses) ASB119

Semester 2, 2012

Mondays, 12:00-1:00PM except when noted otherwise

Date Speaker Title Location and other notes
Jul-30 Bhaskar Dutta (U of Warwick) Recent Developments in Group Formation 11am-1pm QUAD1001
Aug-06 Luis Corchón (Carlos III) Relative Difference Contest Success Function ASB107
Aug-13 Jay Choi Patent Pools, Litigation, and Innovation ASB107
Aug-20 Richard Holden Gaming and Strategic Ambiguity in Incentive Provision (with M Meyer, Oxford U, and F Ederer, UCLA) ASB107
Aug-27 Shuai Niu Licensing between affiliated competitors ASB107
Sep-03 Carlos Pimienta A comment on forward induction ASB107
Sep-10 Suraj Prasad Implicit Incentives in Problem Solving Teams (with K Meagher, ANU) ASB107
Sep-17 Jonathan Newton (U of Sydney) Coalitional Behaviour, Tipping Points and Step by Step Convergence ASB107
Sep-24 Chris Bidner Prematch Investment with Rejection (with G Roger and J Moses) ASB107
Oct-01 Anton Kolotilin Dynamic Relational Contracts in Continuous Time (with Jin Li, Northwestern U) ASB107
Oct-08 Marco LiCalzi (Ca' Foscari U of Venice) The Power of Diversity over Large Solution Spaces (with O Suruku, LUISS) ASB107
Oct-15 Jae Sung CANCELLED ASB205
Oct-22 Tony Berrada (U of Geneva) Industry Equilibrium in Continuous Time ASB205
Oct-29 Peter Bardsley (U of Melbourne) Endogenous Reputation in Microcredit Markets (with R Meager, U of Melbourne) ASB205
Nov-05 Hamid Sabourian (U of Cambridge) Repeated Implementation with Finite Mechanisms, Complexity and Incomplete Information (with Jihong Lee, Seoul National U) ASB205
Nov-12 Gabriele Gratton Understanding Terrorism: Fear and Reputation (with S Ghosh, Boston U, and C Shen, Shanghai U of Finance and Econ) ASB205
Nov-19 Jae Sung (Ajou U and UNSW) Information Asymmetry, Talent Competition, and the Decline in Incentives with Firm Size: Theory (with P Swan) ASB205

Semester 1, 2012

Mondays, 12:00-1:00PM

Date Name Title Location
Mar-05 Hodaka Morita "Choice of product architecture and labor turnover: Theory and evidence" ASB105
Mar-12 Gabriele Gratton The sweet sound of silence (http://research.economics.unsw.edu.au/ggratton/NEWSOS.pdf) ASB105
Mar-19 Paul Pezanis-Christou Multi-unit auctions ASB105
Mar-26 Guillaume Roger Moral hazard and random participation ASB105
Apr-02 Guillaume Vandenbroucke (USC) Endgenous Fertility during WWI ASB105
Apr-09 Easter Monday n/a ASB105
Apr-16 Marcus Tomaino Heterogeneity in mission-oriented organisations ASB105
Apr-23 Richard Holden Implementation with a weak preference for honesty ASB105
Apr-30 Chris Bidner A theory of Castes ASB105
May-7 Jean-Etienne de Bettignies (Queens) On the Economics of Corporate Social Responsibility ASB105
May-14 Benoit Julien TBA ASB105
May-21 Chengsi Wang TBA ASB105
May-28 Gautam Bose TBA ASB105
Jul-09 Tayfun Somnez (BC) TBA ASB105
Jul-16 Ilke Onur TBA ASB105

Semester 2, 2011

Mondays, 12:00-1:00PM

Date Name Title Location
Aug-08 Guillaume Roger Optimal audit under soft information ASB115
Aug-15 Informal lunch (Mookherjee Lecture 9am-12pm) ASB115
Aug-22 Benoit Julien TBA ASB115
Aug-29 Richard Holden On common knowledge and contract incompleteness ASB115
Sep-5 TBA TBA ASB115
Sep-12 Bill Schworm TBA ASB115
Sep-19 Jay Pil Choi TBA ASB115
Sep-26 Murali Agastya (U. Sydney) TBA ASB115
Oct-3 Public Holiday No workshop
Oct-10 Hodaka Morita TBA ASB115
Oct-17 Carlos Pimienta TBA ASB115
Oct-24 Prabal Roychowdhury (ISI) TBA ASB115
Oct-31 Priscilla Man (UQ) Endogenous Reputation in Repeated Games ASB115
Nov-7 Corrado di Guilmi (UTS) TBA ASB115
Nov-14 Tomohiro Ara Institution as a source of comparative advantage. ASB115
Nov-21 Manipushpak Mitra (ISI) No-Envy, Egalitarian Equivalence and Strategy-proofness in Queuing Problems ASB115
Nov-28 Paul Pezanis-Christou Information quality in multi-object auctions ASB115

Semester 1, 2011

Mondays, 12:00-1:00PM

Date Name Title Location
Mar-28 Informal Lunch - 6th Floor Lounge
Apr-04 Informal Lunch - QUAD 2093
Apr-11 Ralph Winter "Innovation and the Dynamics of Global Warming" QUAD 2093
Apr-18 Mike Peters "Hedonic equilibrium with incomplete markets" QUAD 2093
May-02 Guillaume Roger "Conflict in the Boardroom" QUAD 2093
May-09 Frederique Goy "Intellectual Property Rights and Market Size" QUAD 2093
May-16 Murali Agastya "Continuing wars of attrition" QUAD 2093
May-23 Jim Andreoni "Uncertainty Equivalents: Testing the Limits of the Independence Axiom" QUAD 2093
May-30 Chengsi Wang "Imperfect Observability, Costly Advertising, and Directed Search" QUAD 2093

Semester 2, 2010

Date Name Title Location
Monday July 26, 1:00-2:00pm Meg Sato (ANU) Electoral Redistricting, Incumbency Advantage, and Endogenous Candidate Selection (with Yusaku Horiuchi) QUAD 2093
Monday August 2, 1:00-2:00pm - - -
Monday August 9, 1:00-2:00pm - - -
Monday August 16, 1:00-2:00pm Nicolas de Roos (USyd) - QUAD 1049 (Note Room Change)
Monday August 23, 1:00-2:00pm Richard Holden - QUAD 1049
Monday August 30, 1:00-2:00pm Bill Schworm Intertemporal Preferences and Discounting QUAD 1049
Monday September 6, 1:00-2:00pm Chengsi Wang - QUAD 1049
Monday September 13, 1:00-2:00pm Sasan Bakhtiari Offshoring, Wages and the Growing Skill Gap: Advocating Offshoring without Sectoral Reallocation QUAD 1049
Monday September 20, 1:00-2:00pm Arghya Ghosh A (foot)note on pricing QUAD 1049
Monday September 27, 1:00-2:00pm Carlos Pimienta On the equivalence between (quasi-)perfect and sequential equilibria QUAD 1049
Monday October 4, 1:00-2:00pm Public Holiday - -
Monday October 11, 1:00-2:00pm Chris Bidner Effective governance: the role of leaders and institutions QUAD 1049
Monday October 18, 1:00-2:00pm Suraj Prasad Identity and career concerns QUAD 1049
Monday October 25, 1:00-2:00pm Guillaume Roger Questions of two-sidedness QUAD 1049
Monday November 1, 1:00-2:00pm Jorge Rojas (with Murali Agastya) Weak of will and voting in committees QUAD 1049
Monday November 8, 1:00-2:00pm Nicolas de Roos (USyd) Towards a theory of retail petrol price cycles QUAD 1049
Monday November 15, 1:00-2:00pm Arghya Ghosh and Devashish Mitra TBA QUAD 1049
Monday November 22, 12:00-1:00pm (NB Different Time) John Wooders Auctions with Heterogenous Entry Costs (with Diego Moreno) ASB 105 (NB Different Room)

Semester 1, 2010

Date Name Title Location
Monday March 8, 12:00-1:00pm Gautam Bose and Kevin Lang TBA QUAD 2063
Monday March 15, 12:00-1:00pm Chris Bidner Trust and Vulnerability: The Role of Social Protection in the Promotion of Trade ASB 130
Monday March 22, 12:00-1:00pm No Meeting - -
Monday March 29, 12:00-1:00pm No Meeting - -
Monday April 5, 12:00-1:00pm Easter Monday - -
Monday April 12, 12:00-1:00pm Patrick Francois (UBC) Competition Causes Trust ASB 130
Monday April 19, 12:00-1:00pm Guillaume Roger TBA ASB 130
Monday April 26, 12:00-1:00pm Public Holiday - -
Monday May 3, 12:00-1:00pm Sasan Bakhtiari Offshoring and Wage Differentials ASB 130
Monday May 10, 12:00-1:00pm David Goldbaum TBA ASB 130
Monday May 17, 12:00-1:00pm Bill Schworm TBA ASB 130
Monday May 24, 12:00-1:00pm Alberto Motta TBA ASB 130
Monday May 31, 12:00-1:00pm Anna Gunnthorsdottir Endogenous grouping and "magical" coordination of equilibria - when does the Nash equilibrium predict behavior and when does it not predict? ASB 130
Monday June 7, 12:00-1:00pm Benoit Julien TBA ASB 130
Monday June 14, 12:00-1:00pm Public Holiday - -
Monday June 21, 12:00-1:00pm Tomohiro Ara TBA ASB 130

Semester 2, 2009

Date Name Title Location
Monday August 31, 12:00-1:00pm* Bill Schworm TBA ASB 205
Monday September 7, 4:00-5:30pm Mid-Session Break
Monday September 14, 12:00-1:00pm* Gautam Bose TBA ASB 205
Monday September 21, 12:00-1:00pm* Hodaka Morita Vertical Keiretsu: Strength or weakness of Japanese firms? ASB 205
Monday September 28, 12:00-1:00pm* Chris Bidner Marriage, Dowry and Property Rights ASB 205
Monday October 5, 12:00-1:00pm Public Holiday
Monday October 12, 12:00-1:00pm* Guillaume Roger TBA ASB 205
Monday October 19, 12:00-1:00pm* - TBA ASB 205
Monday October 26, 12:00-1:00pm* Robert Russell (UC Riverside) TBA ASB 205
Monday November 2, 12:00-1:00pm Kamal Saggi (SMU) Parallel Import Policies under Endogenous Market Structure ASB 205
Monday November 9, 12:00-1:00pm* Jianfei Shen TBA ASB 220
Monday November 16, 12:00-1:00pm Benoit Julien Banking in Frictional markets ASB 220
Monday November 23, 12:00-1:00pm ASB 220
Monday November 30, 12:00-1:00pm ASB 220
Monday December 7, 12:00-1:00pm ASB 220
Thursday December 17, 12:00-1:00pm Hodaka Morita TBA ASB 205

Semester 1, 2009

Date Name Title Location
16/03, Monday, 12:00-1:00pm Hideo Owan Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation for Inventors ASB 205
23/03, Monday, 12:00-1:00pm Jota Ishikawa Greenhouse-gas Emission Controls and International Carbon Leakage through Trade Liberalization ASB 205
30/03, Monday, 12:00-1:00pm ASB 205
06/04, Monday, 4:30-6:00pm Luis Corchón Oligopoly and Bankruptcy Room 397, Merewether Building (USydney)
20/04, Monday, 12:00-1:00pm ASB 205
27/04, Monday, 12:00-1:00pm Benoit Julien Unicity in Directed Search with Money ASB 205
04/05, Monday, 4:30-6:00pm TBA
11/05, Monday, 12:00-1:00pm ASB 205
18/05, Monday, 12:00-1:00pm Suraj Prasad Promotions, Skill Acquisition and Labor Markets ASB 205
25/05, Monday, 12:00-1:00pm ASB 205
01/06, Monday, 12:00-1:00pm Devasish Mitra ASB 205
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