Seminars: Economic Theory

  Economic Theory ...............................................................................................................
Term:  Fall 2020
Location:  Seminars will be held via Zoom in Fall 2020
Meeting Time:  Thursdays, 4:05 - 5:20pm

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DATE SPEAKER TITLE

Sep

10

Eric Maskin (Harvard Univ) "Arrow's Theorem, May's Axioms, and Borda's Rule"
Sep 17 Mariann Ollar (Univ of Edinburgh) "Implementation via Transfers with Identical but Unknown Distributions (joint w/ A. Penta)"
Sep 24 Colin Stewart (Univ of Toronto) "Attention Please!" (joint w/ O. Gossner and J. Steiner)"
Oct 1 Shengwu Li (Harvard Univ) "Investment Incentives in Near-Optimal Mechanisms (joint w/ M. Akbarpour, S. Kominers, and P. Milgrom)"
Oct 8 Massimo Morelli (Bocconi Univ) "Complexity and the Reform Process (joint w/ D. Foarta)"
Oct 15 No seminar held this week  
Oct 22 Alex Wolitzky (MIT) "The Economics of Partisan Gerrymandering (joint w/ A. Kolotilin)"
Oct 29 Yuhta Ishii (Penn State Univ) "Welfare Comparisons for Biased Learning (joint w/ M. Frick and R. Iijima)"
Nov 5 Scott Kominers (Harvard Univ) "To Infinity and Beyond:  Scaling Economic Theories via Logical Compactness (joint w/ Y. Gonczarowski and R. Shorrer)"
Nov 12 Abhijit Banerjee (MIT) "Information Aggregation under (not so) Naive Learning (joint w/ O. Compte)"
Nov 19 Tayfun Sonmez (Boston College) "Fair Allocation of Vaccines, Ventilators and Antiviral Treatments:  Leaving No Ethical Value Behind in Health Care Rationing (joint w/ P.A. Pathak, M. Utku Unver, and M. Bumin Yenmez")
Nov 26 No seminar held this week due to Thanksgiving holiday  
Dec 3 Chiara Margaria (Boston Univ) "Signaling What You Don't Want (joint w/ D. Cetemen)"