Conferences and Workshop

2015 ESA World Meetings, Sydney

 

The ESEI Center for Market Design looks forward to welcoming you to the 2015 World Meetings of the Economic Science Association. The ESA meetings take place on July 24 and 25, preceded by a reception in the late afternoon of July 23. There will also be a two-day market-design workshop organized by the CPMD on July 22 and 23 that ends at the time of the reception. This workshop is open to everyone attending the ESA conference.

Keynote lectures:

Lata Gangadharan (Monash University)
Ryan Oprea (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Jean-Robert Tyran (University of Vienna)

 

Program:

 

The program is available in two formats:

 

    - A downloadable PDF booklet

    - An online HTML page

5th ESEI Market Design Workshop, Sydney

July 22, 2015

9:00 Welcome

 

9:10-10:30 Session 1: Mechanism Design

 

                  Claudio Mezzetti (University of Queensland)

                  "Two-sided VCG and double-clock auctions with endogenous reserve prices"

 

                  Simon Loertscher (University of Melbourne)

                  "Prior-free, privacy preserving bayesian optimal mechanismus"

 

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

 

9:10-10:30 Session 2: Applications of Big Data

 

                  Eva-Marie Olbers (Knewton, Adaptive Learning Company)

                  "Big data application in education"

 

                  Philippos Louis (University of Zurich)

                  "Market design with big(ish) data"

 

12:20-14:00 Lunch Break

 

9:10-10:30 Session 3: Finance

 

                  Rodney Garratt (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)

                  " Does central clearing reduce counterparty risk in realistic financial networks"

 

                  Talis Putnins (University of Technology Sydney)

                  "Welfare costs of informed trade"

 

15:20-15:40 Coffee Break

 

15:40-17:40 Session 4: Operations Research

 

                    Martin Bichler (Technical University of Munich)

                    "Moral hazard in package auctions: a principal-agent model of bidding firms"

 

                    Toby Walsh (University of New South Wales)

                    "Online fair division"

 

                    Luke Lindsay (University of Exeter)

                    "How to organize a conference: a market design approach"

 

 

July 23, 2015

 

9:00-10:20 Session 5: Public Economics

 

                  M.S. Iftekhar (University of Western Australia)

                  "Impact of bidder learning on conservation auctions"

 

                  Kees van Gool (University of Technology Sydney)

                  "Is it time for fundamental reform of the health care market, or can incremental changes

                  do the trick?"

 

10:20-10:50 Coffee Break

 

10:50-12:10 Session 6: Environmental Economics

 

                    Sarah Wheeler (University of Adelaide)

                    "Trading water: how best to model it in Australia?"

 

                    Hugh Sibly (University of Tasmania)

                    "Regulated prices and moral suasion in urban water markets?"

 

12:10-14:00 Lunch Break

 

14:00-15:20 Session 7: Electricity Markets

 

                    Leslie Martin (University of Melbourne)

                    "Helpful tool or spam? Smart meters, personalized feedback and costumer retention?"

 

                    Oliver Nunn (Houston Kemp Economists)

                    "Is there a future for economists in the age of renewable energy?"

 

15:20-15:50 Coffee Break

 

15:50-17:10 Session 8: Savings and Social Welfare

 

                    Ellen Moscoe (Harvard University)

                    "Habit formation and savings"

 

                    Eva-Marie Olbers (Knewton, Adaptive Learning Company)

                    "Youth empowerment and access to finance as possible contributors to social welfare

                    in Ghana"

4th ESEI Market Design Workshop: in Honor of John Ledyard, Sydney

 

July 23, 2014

9:00-9:15 Roy Green, Dean of the UTS Business School

 

9:15-9:55 John Ledyard (California Institute of Technology)

                "A simple buy-back auction for fisheries management" with Guillerme Freitas

 

9:55-10:35 Leslie M. Marx (Duke University)

                  "Equilibrium bid strategies in an auction with bidder preferences and resale"

                  with Simon Loertscher

 

10:35-11:00 Coffee Break

 

11:00-11:40 Jun Zhang (University of Technology Sydney)

                    "Information disclosure in contests: a bayesian persuasion approach" with Junjie Zhou

 

11:40-12:20 Murali Agastya (University of Sydney)

                    "On efficient partnership dissolution" with Oleksii Birulin

 

12:20-14:00 Lunch Break

 

14:00-14:40 Paul Pezanis-Christou (University of Adelaide)

                    "Supply information policies in sequential and simultaneous high-bid auctions"

                    with Nobuyuki Hanaki and Tibor Neugebauer

 

14:40-15:20 Tom Wilkening (University of Melbourne)

                     "A long way coming: designing centralized markets with privately informed buyers and

                     sellers" with Simon Loertscher and Leslie M. Marx

 

15:20-15:50 Coffee Break

 

15:50-16:30 Antonio Rosato (University of Technology Sydney)

                    "Loss aversion in sequential auctions: endogeneous interdependence, informational

                    externalities and the Afternoon Effect"

 

July 24, 2014

 

9:00-9:40 Peter Bossaerts (University of Melbourne)

                    "Human-robot interaction in a classical experiment on multi-period asset pricing"

                    with Elena Asparouhova

 

9:40-10:20 Robert Slonim (University of Sydney)

                  "Improving blood donations: a summary of 6 papers" with Ashley Craig, Ellen Garbarino,

                  Stephanie Heger, Victor Iajya, Mario Macis, Nicola Lacetera and Carmen Wang 

 

10:20-10:50 Coffee Break

 

10:50-11:30 Haris Aziz (University of Sydney)

                    "Cake cutting algorithms for piecewise constant and piecewise uniform valuations"

                    with Chun Ye

 

11:30-12:10 Andy McLennan (University of Queensland)

                    "On uniqueness of equilibrium in the Kyle model" with Paulo Klinger Monteiro

                    and Rabee Tourky

 

12:10-13:40 Lunch Break

 

13:40-14:20 Claudio Mezzetti (University of Melbourne)

                    "Repeated Nash implementation" with Ludovic Renou

 

14:20-15:00 Juan Carlos Carbajal (University of New South Wales)

                    "Plasticity, monotonicity and implementability" with Rudolf Müller

 

15:00-15:30 Priscilla Man (University of Queensland)

                    "Generalized majority rules" with Marco Faravelli

2013 ESA World Meetings

 

 

The ESEI Center for Market Design looks forward to welcoming you to the 2013 World Meetings of the Economic Science Association (ESA) on July 11-14, 2013.

 

Keynote lectures will be delivered by:

Program

The program is available in two formats. 

 

A downloadable PDF booklet:
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An online HTML page with links to abstracts:
http://preferences.esei.ch/final_program.jsp

3rd ESEI Market Design Workshop, Cologne-Zurich 

September 18, 2013

8:30-8:45      

Welcome       Jacob Goeree 

                      (University of Zurich)

                      Axel Ockenfels

                      (University of Cologne)        

8:45-9:30      Mattia Nardotto (University of Cologne)

                     Nudging with Information: a Randomized Field Experiment on Reminders and Feedback

9:30-10:15    Jingjing Zhang (University of Zurich)

                     Electoral Competition: One Man, One Bid

10:15-10:45   Coffee break 

10:45-11:30   Nick Bedard (University of Zurich)

                      Bidder-Led Collusion

 

11:30-12:15   Felix Bierbrauer (University of Cologne)

                      Very robust mechanism design

 

12.15-1:45     Lunch 

 

1:45-2:30       Dirk Sliwka (University of Cologne)

                      Can Contracts Signal Social Norms? - Experimental Evidence

 

2:30-3:15       Carlos Alós-Ferrer (University of Cologne)

                      The Selection of Market Institutions

 

3:15- 3:45      Coffee break 

 

3:45-4:45       Konrad Mierendorff (University of Zurich)

                      Optimal Mechanism Design with limited Commitment

 

4:45-5:15       Coffee break 

 

5:15-6:00       Ulrich Glogowsky (University of Erlangen- Nuremberg)

                      Cooperation under Third Party Rent Extraction

2nd ESEI Market Design Workshop, July 11, 2013, Zurich

 

The workshop is organized around 5 major market design questions with presentations delivered by the following speakers:

 

  1. Electricity Markets

  2. Financial Markets

  3. Spectrum Auctions

  4. Airport Resource Allocation

  5. Online Markets

 

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1st ESEI Market Design Workshop at CERGE-EI 
Oct 11-13, 2012, Prague 

 

Thursday, October 11

Paul Milgrom (Stanford University)

 

Friday, October 12

Session I: Mechanism Design: Theory and Applications

 

Paul Klemperer (Oxford University)

Elizabeth Baldwin and Paul Klemperer (Oxford University)

Jacob Goeree (University of Zurich)

Fabio Michelucci (CERGE-EI)

Paul Milgrom (Stanford University)

 

Session II: Matching

 

Lars Ehlers (University of Montreal)

Flip Klijn (IAE-CSIC)

Dorothea Kuebler (WZB)

Estelle Cantillon (ECARES)

 

Saturday, October 13

Session III: Markets and Experiments

 

John Wooders (University of Technology Sydney)

Luke Lindsay (University of Zurich)

Jingjing Zhang (University of Zurich)

Sean Crockett (Baruch College)

Peter Katuščák (CERGEI-EI)

 

Session IV: Auctions

 

Philippe Jehiel (UCL and Paris School of Economics)

Konrad Mierendorff (University of Zurich)

Nenad Kos (Bocconi University)

Emel Filiz-Ozbay (University of Maryland)

Communication in Experimental Games Workshop
June 3-4, 2011, Zurich

 

June 3, Friday

9:15-9:30

 

Jacob K. Goeree (University of Zurich)

 

Welcome

9:30-10:20

David Cooper (Florida State University)

"The Gift of Advice: Communication in a Bilateral Gift Exchange Game" with John P. Lightle

coffee break

10:40-11:30

Jingjing Zhang (University of Zurich)

"Communication & Competition" with Jacob K. Goeree

11:30-12:20

Robert Ostling (Stockholm University)

"How Does Communication Affect Beliefs?" with Tore Ellingsen and Erik Wengstr

 

lunch break

1:30-2:20

Marco Casari (University of Bologna)

"Communication, Commitment, and Deception in Social Dilemmas: Experimental Evidence" with Gabriele Camera and Maria Bigoni

2:20-3:10

Topi Miettinen (Hanken School of Economics)

"Commitments and Threats in Negotiations - An Experimental Study"

 

coffee break

3:30-4:20

Roberto Weber (University of Zurich)

"The Dog That Did Not Bark: Coordination and Pre-Play Communication with Forgone Costly Messages" with Peter H. Kriss and Andreas Blume

4:20-5:10

Marta Serra-Garcia (University of Munich)

"Implicit and Explicit Promises - The Role of Communication in Relational Contracts" with Martin Brown

June 4, Saturday

9:30-10:20

Martin Dufwenberg (University of Arizona and University of Gothenburg)

"ABC on Deals" with Maros Servatka and Radovan Vadovic

coffee break

10:40-11:30

Karl H. Schlag (University of Vienna)

"Intentions, Truth and Nash Equilibria" with Peter Vida

11:30-12:20

Christoph Vanberg (University of Cambridge)

"Multilateral Bargaining with Communication"

lunch break

1:30-2:20

Klaus Abbink (University of East Anglia)

"The Role of Communication in Revolutions – Experimental Evidence"

coffee break

2:20-3:10

Chrisitian Thöni (University of St. Gallen)

"Collective Action in Norm Enforcement - The Role of Communication"

 

3:30-4:20

Roman Sheremeta (Chapman University)

"Rebuilding Damaged Trust with Apology and Atonement"

 

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