Theory Seminar

Important note:

All Spring 2021 seminars will be hosted on a virtual platform.
Zoom link for Theory Seminars: (Password to be entered on prompt)

The Theory Seminar meets Fridays at 3:00 pm in 7142 Social Sciences

Yixi Yang and Yue Li, UW-Madison

Dan Quint, UW-Madison

Ziwei Wang and Chen Lyu, UW-Madison

Shuhei Otani, UW-Madison

Chen Lyu, UW-Madison

10/16: Gary Baker, UW-Madison
Presentation Title: “Consumer theory for cheap information

12/04: Theory Meet Up
Ziwei Wang; Yixi Yang, UW- Madison
Short & informal talks about their research

12/16: Xavier Vives, IESE (Please Note: This seminar will begin at 12 pm)
Presentation Title: Exchange Competition, Entry, and Welfare

12/18: Theory Meet Up
Yue Li; Shuhei Otani, UW-Madison

2/28: Vasiliki Skreta, UT-Austin – “Test Design Under Falsification”

3/6: Sanjeev Goyal, Cambridge University – ”Large Scale Experiments on Networks”

3/27: Eduard Talamas, IESE – “Nash Bargaining with Endogenous Outside Options”

4/10: Stephen Morris, MIT

4/17: Federico Echenique, Caltech

4/24: David Myatt, London Business School

9/20: Anna Bykhovskaya, UW-Madison – “Stability in Matching Markets with Peer Effects”

10/4: Doron Ravid, University of Chicago – “Learning Before Trading: On the Inefficiency of Ignoring Free Information”

10/18: Niccolo Lomys, Toulouse School of Economics – “Learning while Bargaining: Experimentation and Coasean Dynamics”

10/25: Rakesh Vohra, University of Pennsylvania

11/1: Ozan Candogan, Chicago Booth – “Optimality of Double Intervals in Persuasion: A Convex Programming Framework”

11/8: Gabriel Martinez, UW-Madison – “Bayesian Persuasion in the Digital Age”

11/15: Pedro Guinsburg, UW-Madison – “Information Design and Sensitivity to Market Fundamentals”

12/6: Dmitry Orlov, UW-Madison – “Intermediated Asymmetric Information, Compensation and Career Prospects”

3/5: Christopher Chambers, Georgetown – “Market Supply”

3/29: Simon Board, UCLA – “Learning Dynamics in Social Networks”

4/12: Rajiv Sethi, Barnard College – “Culture and Communication”

4/19: Brian Swenson, Princeton Electrical Engineering – “Continuous Best-Response Dynamics in Potential Games”

4/26: Sofia Moroni, University of Pittsburgh – “Preferences for Mates and the Evolution of Social Norms”