Gaming and Learning in Incentive Systems, II

Organizers: Laurent Bouton, Francesco Decarolis and Andy Newman

Preliminary Program

Friday, May 3

2:00 – 3:00 “Time Allocation and Task Juggling”
Decio Coviello, Andrea Ichino, and Nicola Persico* 

 

3:15 – 4:15 “Information Disclosure and the Equivalence of Prospective Payment and Cost Reimbursement”
Albert Ma and Henry Mak* 

 

4:15 – 4:45 Coffee Break 

 

4:45 – 5:45 “Multitasking, Learning and Incentives: A Cautionary Tale”
Roland Fryer* and Richard Holden 

 

6:00 – 7:00 “Deception and Incentives: How Dishonesty Undermines Effort Provision”
Florian Ederer* and Ernst Fehr 

 

Dinner 

 

Saturday, May 4

9:00 – 10:00 “Optimal Aggregation of Consumer Ratings: An Application to Yelp.com”
Weijia Dai, Ginger Jin, Jungmin Lee, and Mike Luca* 

 

10:15 – 11:15 “Promotional Reviews: An Empirical Investigation of Online Review Manipulation”
Judy Chevalier*, Yaniv Dover, and Dina Mayzlin
11:30 – 12:30 “On the Extent of Strategic Voting”
Jorg Spenkuch 

 

12:30 – 1:45 Lunch Break 

 

1:45 – 2:45 “Can Gaming Integrate the High Schools? The Case of the Texas Top Ten Percent”
Fernanda Estevan, Thomas Gall*, Patrick Legros, and Andrew Newman
3:00 – 4:00 “Quality Disclosure Programs with Thresholds: Misreporting, Gaming, and Employee Incentives”
Silke Forbes*, Mara Lederman, and Trevor Tombe 

 

4:15 – 5:15 “Robustness and Linear Contracts”
Gabriel Caroll