Uncertainty and Information in Economics
(9 May - 3 July 2005)

Organizing Committee  Confirmed Visitors Overview Activities Membership Application

Confirmed Visitors

(Partial list; as at 25 May 2005)

NAME & AFFILIATION

PERIOD OF VISIT

TENTATIVE TITLE OF TALK

Murali Agastya
University of Sydney
m.agastya@econ.usyd.edu.au

9 - 15 Jun 2005

Strategic uncertainty and the Hirshleifer effect

Robert Anderson
University of California at Berkeley
anderson@econ.berkeley.edu

26 May - 25 Jun 2005

1) General equilibrium foundations of continuous-time finance (Tutorial lecture, 16 - 17 Jun 2005)
  Lecture notes: PDF...
2) Stock return autocorrelation is not spurious
  Paper: PDF...

Soo-Hong Chew
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
chew.sh@ust.hk

17 - 27 Jun 2005

Small worlds
  Paper: 1) PDF... 2) PDF...

Joseph Y. Halpern
Cornell University
halpern@cs.cornell.edu

9 - 15 Jun 2005

Redoing the foundations of decision theory: Decision theory with subjective state spaces

Peter Hammond
Stanford University
peter.hammond@stanford.edu

28 May - 8 Jun 2005

Efficiently regulated competition in insurance economies with adverse selection
  Paper: PDF...

Sergiu Hart
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
hart@math.huji.ac.il

9 - 13 Jun 2005

Uncoupled dynamics and Nash equilibrium (TARK invited talk)

Tom Henzinger
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
tah@epfl.ch

9 - 11 Jun 2005

Games in system design and verification (TARK invited talk)

Atsushi Kajii
Kyoto University
kajii@kier.kyoto-u.ac.jp

15 - 19 May 2005

Trade with heterogeneous multiple priors
  Paper: PDF...

Ali Khan
Johns Hopkins University
akhan@jhu.edu

8 - 24 Jun 2005

Pure-strategy equilibrium in large games with infinite types

Felix Kubler
Universitaet Mannheim
fkubler@rumms.uni-mannheim.de

2 - 10 Jun 2005

1) Asset pricing in dynamic, discrete time, general equilibrium models (Tutorial lecture, 3 Jun 2005)
  Lecture notes: PDF...
  Presentation slides: 1) PDF..., 2) PDF..., 3) PDF..., 4) PDF...
2) Approximate generalizations and applied equilibrium analysis

Isaac Levi
Columbia University
levi@columbia.edu

5 - 14 Jun 2005

1) Inductive inference as ampliative and non monotonic inference (TARK invited talk)
2) Minimal rationality (Colloquium lecture, 6 Jun 2005)

Peter A. Loeb
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
loeb@math.uiuc.edu

19 - 31 May 2005

1) Reviving the language used to invent the calculus (School lecture, 19 May 2005)
2) Applications of rich measure spaces formed from nonstandard models

Xiao Luo
Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
xluo@econ.sinica.edu.tw

10 - 22 Jun 2005

Iterated strict dominance in general games
  Paper: PDF...

Eric Maskin
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
maskin@ias.edu

12 - 17 May 2005

Uncertainty and hyperbolic discounting
  Paper: PDF...

Richard McLean
Rutgers University
rpmclean@rci.rutgers.edu

12 - 21 Jun 2005

Implementation with interdependent valuation

Rohit Parikh
City University of New York
ripbc@cunyvm.cuny.edu

26 May - 13 Jun 2005

1) Logical omniscience and common knowledge; WHAT do we know, and what do WE know? (TARK invited talk)
2) Safe votes, sincere votes, and strategizing

David Parkes
Harvard University
parkes@eecs.harvard.edu

11 - 16 Jun 2005

1) Computational mechanism design and auctions (Tutorial lecture, 13 Jun 2005)
  Presentation slides: PDF...
2) Auctions for dynamic environments: WiFi, last-minute tickets and grid computing

John Quah
University of Oxford
john.quah@economics.ox.ac.uk

4 - 10 Jun 2005

The comparative statics of constrained optimization problems
  Paper: PDF...

Roberto Raimondo
University of Melbourne
rraim@unimelb.edu.au

30 May - 24 Jun 2005

Hart effect and equilibrium in incomplete markets

Kali Rath
University of Notre Dame
kali.p.rath.1@nd.edu

2 - 26 Jun 2005

The nature of equilibria under noncollusive product design and collusive pricing

Ilya Segal
Stanford University
ilya.segal@stanford.edu

6 - 13 Jun 2005

The communication requirements of social choice rules and supporting budget sets
  Paper: PDF...

Sudhir Shah
University of Delhi
sudhir@cdedse.ernet.in

29 May - 19 Jun 2005
 

1) Game theory (Tutorial lecture, 30 - 31 May 2005)
  Lecture notes: PDF...
2) A non-cooperative theory of quantity-rationing global pollution

Chris Shannon
University of California at Berkeley
cshannon@econ.berkeley.edu

5 - 13 Jun 2005

Uncertainty in mechanism design

Walter Trockel
Bielefeld University, Germany
wtrockel@wiwi.uni-bielefeld.de

26 May - 2 Jun 2005
 

1) Better for you, worse for me? (meaning of "Optimality" for groups of people (School lecture, 27 May 2005)
2) Cooperative games from a microeconomic perspective

Takashi Ui
Yokohama National University
oui@ynu.ac.jp

28 May - 8 Jun 2005

Cominimum additive operator
  Paper: PDF...

Anne Villamil
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
avillami@uiuc.edu

1 - 15 Jun 2005
(tentative)

1) Financial contracts and the theory of debt (Tutorial lecture, 15 Jun 2005)
  Lecture notes: 1) PDF... 2) PDF...
2) Bankruptcy and firm finance

Ruqu Wang
National University of Singapore and
Queens University, Canada
ecswr@nus.edu.sg

9 May - 3 Jul 2005

Information and market design
  Paper: PDF...

Yong Wang
City University of Hong Kong
efywang@cityu.edu.hk

25 - 31 May 2005

Factor taxation and growth under asymmetric information

Myrna Wooders
Vanderbilt Universities and
University of Warwick
myrna.wooders@vanderbilt.edu

31 May - 9 Jun 2005

1) On equilibrium in pure strategies in games with many players
  Paper: PDF...
2) Market games, inequality and an equal treatment property of the core
 

Ho-Mou Wu
National Taiwan University
homouwu@mba.ntu.edu.tw

6 - 13 Jun 2005

Asset price volatility with heterogeneous and rational beliefs

Nicholas Yannelis
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
nyanneli@uiuc.edu

1 - 15 Jun 2005

1) Differential information economies (Tutorial lecture, 14 Jun 2005)
  Lecture notes: PDF...
2) A reformulation of the rational expectations equilibrium (REE): Walrasian Bayesian equilibrium

GRADUATE STUDENTS

   

Rasyad Akhmad
National University of Singapore
g0203670@nus.edu.sg

9 May - 3 Jul 2005

 

Haifeng Fu
National University of Singapore
g0306117@nus.edu.sg

9 May - 3 Jul 2005

 

Lin Liu
National University of Singapore
g0403785@nus.edu.sg

9 May - 3 Jul 2005

 

David Lo
National University of Singapore
dlo@comp.nus.edu.sg

9 May - 3 Jul 2005

 

Li-Hui Teo
National University of Singapore
g0403242@nus.edu.sg

9 May - 3 Jul 2005

 

Weifeng Wu
National University of Singapore
g0402730@nus.edu.sg

9 May - 3 Jul 2005

 

Lei Wu
National University of Singapore
g0403239@nus.edu.sg

9 May - 3 Jul 2005

 

Ying Xu
National University of Singapore
g0403687@nus.edu.sg

9 May - 3 Jul 2005

 

Haomiao Yu
Johns Hopkins University
haomiaoyu@jhu.edu

20 May - 4 Jul 2005

 

Jianlin Zhang
National University of Singapore
g0402740@nus.edu.sg

9 May - 3 Jul 2005

 

Zhixiang Zhang
Johns Hopkins University
zzx@jhu.edu

21 May - 9 Jul 2005
(tentative)

 

LOCAL VISITORS

   

Krzysztof Apt
National University of Singapore
dcsakr@nus.edu.sg

9 May - 3 Jul 2005

Order independence and rationalizability (TARK talk)

Parkash Chander
National University of Singapore
ecsparka@nus.edu.sg

9 May - 3 Jul 2005

1) The theory of coalition formation (Tutorial lecture, 1 - 2 Jun 2005)
2) The g-core and coalition formation
3) Repetitive risk aversion

Aditya Goenka
National University of Singapore
ecsadity@nus.edu.sg

9 May - 3 Jul 2005

Manipulation of endowments and sunspot equilibria
  Paper: PDF...

Xing Jin
National University of Singapore
matjx@nus.edu.sg

9 May - 3 Jul 2005

State-space partitioning methods for pricing high-dimensional American-style options

Jingfeng Lu
National University of Singapore
ecsljf@nus.edu.sg

9 May - 3 Jul 2005

When and how to dismantle nuclear weapons: more on optimal auction with externalities

Yeneng Sun
National University of Singapore
matsuny@nus.edu.sg

9 May - 3 Jul 2005

1) Ex ante efficiency and incentive compatibility
2) Independent random matching
  Paper: 1) PDF...   2) PDF...

 

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