Seminars: Economic Theory

Seminar in Economic Theory

Term:   Fall 2021

Location at Harvard:  Littauer Center, Hansen Mason Rm 301.  Location at MIT:  E51-151.  Some seminars will also be held via Zoom only. 

Meeting Time:   Thursdays, 4:05 - 5:20pm

Description:  For those with an interest in economic theory.  Faculty presentations by Harvard and MIT economists and invited guest speakers. 

List Serv/Announcements (we are currently only accepting new requests from Harvard and MIT email accts): https://lists.fas.harvard.edu/mailman/listinfo/theoryecon-seminar-list

 

 

DATE SPEAKER TITLE

Sep 9 (at MIT)

Shengwu Li (Harvard Univ)

"A Theory of Ex Post Rationalization (joint w/ E. Eyster and S. Ridout)"

Sep 16

No seminar held this week

 

Sep 23 (at MIT)

Sarah Ridout (Vanderbilt Univ)

"Choosing for the Right Reasons" (the working paper is not available)

Sep 30 (on Zoom only)

Simone Cerreia-Vioglio (Bocconi Univ)

"Making Decisions under Model Misspecification (joint w/ L.P. Hansen, F. Maccheroni, and M. Marinacci)"

Oct 7 (at Harv)

Nicolas Lambert (MIT)

"Elicitability" (the working paper is not available)

Oct 14 (at MIT)

Weijie Zhong (Stanford Univ)

“The Cost of Optimally Acquired Information (joint w/ A.W. Bloedel)”

Oct 21 (at MIT)

Jeff Ely (Northwestern Univ)

"Ruth, Anthony, and Clarence" (the working paper is not available)

Oct 28 (at Harv)

Dirk Bergemann (Yale Univ, visiting MIT)

"Selling Impressions: Efficiency vs. Competition (joint w/ T. Heumann, S. Morris, C. Sorokin, and E. Winter)"

Nov 4 (at Harv)

Ian Ball (MIT)

"Should the Timing of Inspections Be Predictable?" (the working paper is not available)

Nov 11

No seminar held this week

 

Nov 18 (at MIT)

Marzena Rostek (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison)

“Innovation in Decentralized Markets (joint w/ J.H. Yoon)” (the working paper is not available)

Nov 25

No seminar held this week due to Thanksgiving holiday

 

Dec 2 (at MIT)

Yannai Gonczarowski (Harvard Univ)

"Zero-Knowledge Mechanisms (joint w/ R. Canetti and A. Fiat)" (the working paper is not available)

Dec 9 (at MIT)

Tommaso Denti (Cornell Univ)

"Costly Monitoring in Signaling Games"