Seminars: Economic Theory

Seminar in Economic Theory

Term:   Spring 2021
Location: Zoom

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


List Serve/Announcements (we are currently only accepting new requests from Harvard and MIT email accts):




Feb 18

Itzhak Gilboa (HEC Paris)

"Consumption of Values (joint w/ S. Minardi and F. Wang)"

Feb 25

Evan Sadler (Columbia Univ)

"Ordinal Centrality"

Mar 4

Renee Bowen (UCSD)

"Learning from Shared News:  When Abundant Information Leads to Belief Polarization (joint w/ D. Dmitriev and S. Galperti)"

Mar 11

Doron Ravid (Univ of Chicago)

"Learning Before Trading:  On the Inefficiency of Ignoring Free Information (joint w/ A. Roesler and B. Szentes)"

Mar 18

Fuhito Kojima (Univ of Tokyo)

"Weak Monotone Comparative Statics (joint w/ Y. Che and J. Kim)"

Mar 25

Drew Fudenberg (MIT)

"Predicting Average Cooperation in the Repeated Prisoner's Dilemma (joint w/ G. Karreskog)"

Apr 8

Alex Frankel (Univ of Chicago Booth School of Business)

"Information Hierarchies (joint w/ B. Brooks and E. Kamenica)"

Apr 15

No seminar held this week


Apr 22

Eric Maskin (Harvard Univ)

"Sequential Bargaining, Coalitions, and Externalities (joint w. G. de Clippel and R. Serrano)"

Apr 29

Nicole Immorlica (Microsoft Research)

"Incentivizing Exploration with Selective Data Disclosure (joint w/ J. Mao, A. Slivkins, and Z.S. Wu)"

May 6

Bruno Strulovici (Northwestern Univ)

"Social Learning, Information Attrition, and Ethical Necessity"

May 13

Nageeb Ali (Penn State Univ)

"How to Sell Hard Information (joint w/ N. Haghpanah, X. Lin, and R. Siegel)"