NSF/CEME Decentralization Conference 2013

Conference Information

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NSF/CEME Decentralization Conference 2013 Info Sheet

Conference Schedule

All sessions held in Room B19, School of Theology, 745 Commonwealth Avenue. Continental breakfasts and morning and afternoon breaks will be in Reading Room B24, School of Theology, 745 Commonwealth Avenue. Presenters are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Friday, April 5

1:00 – 1:30pm Arrival, welcome packets, light lunch
1:30 – 2:00pm Opening remarks
2:00 – 3:00pm “The externalities of risky science”
Michael Mandler (Royal Holloway College, University of London) 
3:00 – 4:00pm “Implementation of Majority Voting Rules”
Sean Horan (Université du Québec à Montréal) 
4:00 – 4:30pm Afternoon break
4:30 – 5:30pm “Myopic Agency”
John Zhu (Wharton) 
5:30 – 6:30pm “Bounded Rationality: In Search of a Definition, with an Application”
Roy Radner (New York University) 
6:45pm Cocktails and Welcome dinner

Saturday, April 6

8:30am Continental breakfast
9:00 – 10:00am “How to Control Controlled School Choice”
Federico Echenique (Caltech) and M. Bumin Yenmez* (Carnegie Mellon University) 
10:00 – 11:00am “Promoting School Competition Through School Choice: A Market Design Approach”
John William Hatfield (Stanford University), Fuhito Kojima (Stanford University), and Yusuke Narita* (MIT) 
11:00 – 11:30am Morning break
11:30am – 12:30pm “Welfare Consequences of Transplant Organ Allocation Policies”
Tayfun Sonmez (Boston College)  and Utku Unver* (Boston College) 
12:30 – 2:00pm Lunch
2:00 – 3:00pm “Equilibrium of First-Price Auctions with Resale and Speculators”
Harrison Cheng* (University of Southern California) and Guofu Tan (University of Southern California) 
3:00 – 4:00pm “Nash Bargaining – The Continuous Case”
Prajit Dutta* (Columbia University) and Satoru Takahashi (National University of Singapore) 
4:00 – 4:30pm Afternoon break
4:30 – 5:30pm “Financial Networks and Contagion”
Matthew Elliott* (Caltech), Benjamin Golub (Stanford Graduate School of Business), and Matthew Jackson (Stanford University) 
5:30 – 6:30pm “Equilibrium Corporate Finance”
Alberto Bisin* (New York University), Piero Gottardi (EUI), and Guido Ruta (University of Bologna) 
8:00pm Conference dinner

Sunday, April 7

8:30am Continental breakfast
9:00 – 10:00am “Mechanisms for Repeated Bargaining”
Andrzej Skrzypacz (Stanford) and Juuso Toikka* (MIT) 
10:00 – 11:00am “Repeated Contracting in Decentralized Markets”
Sambuddha Ghosh* (Boston University) and Seungjin Han (McMaster University) 
11:00 – 11:30am Morning break
11:30am – 12:30pm “Optimal Allocation with Costly Verification”
Elchanan Ben-Porath (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Eddie Dekel* (Tel Aviv University and Northwestern University),  and Bart Lipman (Boston University) 
12:30pm Lunch to go