ESSET 2017 - Papers

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Week one Week two
Monday 3 July Monday 10 July
Tuesday 4 July Tuesday 11 July
Wednesday 5 July Wednesday 12 July
Thursday 6 July Thursday 13 July
Friday 7 July Friday 14 July

*Indicates the presenter (for co-author details, please see the PDF programme)

 

Monday 3 July

 

Focus Session on Coordination, Communication, and Attention I

08.30 - 09.30 What situation is this? Coarse cognition and patterns of behavior over a space of games​

*Marco LiCalzi (Università Ca' Foscari Venezia)

 

09.30 - 10.30 Coordination and Continuous Choice

*Ming Yang (Duke University) 

20.30 - 21.30 Evening Parallel Sessions

Persuasion by Concession

*Archishman Chakraborty (Yeshiva University)

Communication among Shareholders

*Nemanja Antic (Northwestern University)

 

Tuesday 4 July

 

Focus Session on Coordination, Communication, and Attention II

08.30 - 09.30 Persuasion in Global Games with Application to Stress Testing

*Alessandro Pavan (Northwestern University)

20.30 - 21.30 Evening Parallel Sessions

When to Ask for an Update: Timing Choice in a Model of Strategic Communication

*Ying Chen (John Hopkins University)

On the Connection between Persuasion and Delegation

*Andriy Zapechelnyuk (University of Glasgow)

 

Wednesday 5 July

 

08.30 - 09.30 Costly Interpretation of Asset Prices

*Xavier Vives (IESE Business School and CEPR) 

20.30 - 21.30 Evening Parallel Sessions

Coordinating Sophisticated Investors

*Ricardo Alonso (London School of Economics and CEPR)

On Memory Management

*Jakub Steiner (University of Edinburgh and CEPR)

 

Thursday 6 July

 

Focus Session on Coordination, Communication, and Attention III

08.30 - 09.30 Sequential Information Design

*Laura Doval (California Institute of Technology and Yale University) 

09.30 - 10.30 Coordination Motives and Competition for Attention in Information Markets​

*Simone Galperti (University of California, San Diego)

20.30 - 21.30 Evening Parallel Sessions

Information Design in Multi-Stage Games

*Ludovic Renou (Queen Mary University of London)

Experiments as Convex Functions

*Emir Kamenica (University of Chicago)

 

Friday 7 July

 

08.30 - 09.30 Extending the First-Order Approach to Principal Agent Problems

*Ian Jewitt (University of Oxford and CEPR)

10.00 - 11.00 Morning Parallel Sessions

Persuasion with Correlation Neglect: Media Bias and Media Power through Correlation of News Content​

*Inés Moreno de Barreda (University of Oxford and CEPR)

Information Design under Falsification

*Eduardo Perez-Richet (Sciences Po, Paris and CEPR)

 

Monday 10 July

 

Focus Session on Experimental Design I

08.30 - 09.30 Structural Experiment Design

*Sylvain Chassang (New York University) 

09.30 - 10.30 The Paradox of Policy-Relevant Experiments

*Gilles Chemla (Imperial College Business School and CEPR) 

11.00 - 12.00 An Economic Theory of Statistical Testing

*Alexey Tetenov (University of Bristol)

20.30 - 21.30 Evening Parallel Sessions

Designing Incentives for Academic Research

*Nathan Yoder (University of Georgia)

Reserve Prices in Internet Advertising Auctions: A Field Experiment

*Michael Ostrovsky (Stanford GSB) 

 

Tuesday 11 July

 

08.30 - 09.30 Experimental Design as Market Design

*Yusuke Narita (Yale University)

20.30 - 21.30 Evening Parallel Sessions

Selling Money on eBay: A Field Study of Surplus Division

*Alia Gizatulina (University of St Gallen) 

Assignment Protocols with Informational Frictions

*Margaret Meyer (University of Oxford and CEPR)

 

Wednesday 12 July

 

Focus Session on Experimental Design II

08.30 - 09.30 A Theory of Experimenters

*Abhijit Banerjee (MIT and CEPR) 

09.30 - 10.30 Strategic Sample Selection

*Peter Norman Sørensen (University of Copenhagen) 

11.00 - 12.00 Information Management for Sequential Testing

*Marco Ottaviani (Bocconi University and CEPR) 

20.30 - 21.30 Evening Parallel Sessions

Persuasion for the Long Run

*Daniel Quigley (University of Oxford)

The Dynamics of Discrimination: Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment

*Aislinn Bohren (University of Pennsylvania and CEPR) 

 

Thursday 13 July

 

08.30 - 09.30 Evaluating Strategic Forecasters

*Maher Said (NYU Stern School of Business)

20.30 - 21.30 Evening Parallel Sessions

Erosion of Meaning

*Andreas Blume (University of Arizona)

Matching and Bilateral Communication

*Sergei Severinov (University of British Columbia) 

 

Friday 14 July

 

08.30 - 09.30 Relational Communication with Transfers

*Anton Kolotilin (University of New South Wales)

10.00 - 11.00 Morning Parallel Sessions

Optimal Bank Resolution Regimes

*Lucy White (Boston University and CEPR) 

Optimal Dynamic Matching

*Mariagiovanna Baccara (Washington University in St Louis)