SAET Mini-Conference – November 2010

The University of Illinois Department of Economics and SAET hosted a mini-conference on November 5-7, 2010 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Conference Program

Friday, November 5, 2010

Time Speaker Topic
Chair: Stefan Krasa
1:30-2:00 PM Ali Khan (Johns Hopkins)
Optimal Cyclicity and Chaos in Discounted Optimal Growth Theory: An Anything-Goes Construction (Background Paper)
2:00-2:30 PM Dan Kovenock (Iowa)
The Optimal Defense of Networks of Targets
2:30-3:00 PM Scott Condie (Brigham Young)
Information Efficiency with Ambiguous Information
3:00-3:30 PM Alvaro Sandroni (Northwestern)
3:30-4:00 PM Coffee Break
Chair: Anne Villamil
4:00-4:30 PM Gabriele Camera (Purdue)
Cooperative Strategies in Anonymous Economies: An Experiment
4:30-5:00 PM Dimitrios Tsomocos (Oxford)
Debt Deflation Effects of Monetary Policy
5:00-5:30 PM Mordecai Kurz (Stanford)
The Roll of Diverse Beliefs in a New Keynesian Macro Model
6:30-6:00 PM Mark Machina (UCSD)
7:30 PM Dinner

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Time Speaker Topic
Chair: John Nachbar
10:00-10:30 AM Steve Spear (Carnegie Mellon)

Endogenous Market Incompleteness Without Market Frictions
10:30-11:00 AM Erik Balder (Utrecht)
On Competitive Markets with Externalities and a Continuum of Agents
11:00-11:30 AM Edward Schlee (Arizona State)
Optimal Insurance with Adverse Selection
11:30 AM-12:00 PM Luciano de Castro (Northwestern)
Ambiguity Aversion Solves the Conflict between Efficiency and Incentive Compatibility
12:00- 1:00 PM Lunch
Chair: Wayne Shafer
1:00-1:30 PM William Thomson (Rochester)
Manipulation of Allocation Rules via Endowments
1:30-2:00 PM Kali Rath (Notre Dame)
Purification in Games with Finitely-additive Private Information
2:00-2:30 PM Coffee Break
Chair: Daniela Puzzello
2:30-3:00 PM Yeneng Sun (NUS)
Large Bayesian Games
3:00-3:30 PM Beth Allen (Minnesota)
3:30-4:00 PM Coffee Break
Chair: Peter Loeb
4:00-4:30 PM Bernard Cornet (Kansas and Paris 1)
Financial Economies with Restricted Participation and Exchange Economies with Unbounded Arbitrage
4:30-5:00 PM Nicholas Yannelis (Illinois and Manchester)

A New Perspective to Rational Expectations: Maximin Rational Expectations Equilibrium
7:30 PM Dinner