Economic Theory Seminar Series

A seminar series designed specifically for economic theory researchers to network and collaborate. 

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Voting Choice

24 July 2024 11:00am12:15pm
Presented by Prof Andrey Malenko, King’s College

College as a Signal of Self-Control: Theory and Evidence

10 July 2024 11:00am12:30pm
Presented by Prof Ed Hopkins, King’s College London

Designing Open Source Licenses

12 June 2024 10:00am11:15am
Presented by Prof Kim-Sau Chung, Hong Kong Baptist University

Information and Pricing in Search Markets

15 May 2024 10:00am11:15am
Presented by A/Prof Silvana Krasteva, Texas A&M University

Optimal Allocation Strategies in a Discrete-Time Two-Armed Bandit Problem

10 May 2024 12:00pm1:15pm
Presented by A/Prof Audrey Hu, University of Hong Kong

The Core of Bayesian Persuasion

1 May 2024 11:00am12:15pm
Presented by A/Prof Laura Doval, Columbia Business School

Affirmative Action Policies in School Choice: Immediate versus Deferred Acceptance

30 April 2024 11:00am12:15pm
Presented by A/Prof Szilvia Papai, Concordia University

Test-Optional Admissions

17 April 2024 10:00am11:15am
Presented by Prof Navin Kartik, Columbia University

Equity ATMs

20 March 2024 11:00am12:15pm
Presented by Dr Anton Tsoy, University of Toronto

Safety, in Numbers

6 March 2024 11:00am12:15pm
Presented by Dr Mark Whitmeyer, Arizona State University

Matching Funds in Innovation

22 November 2023 11:00am12:15pm
Presented by Dr Jun Xiao, University of Melbourne

Intensity-efficient Allocations

23 October 2023 2:00pm3:30pm
Presented by Prof Georgios Gerasimou, University of Glasgow

How Informed Do You Want Your Principal To Be?

11 October 2023 10:00am11:15am
Presented by Prof Rahul Deb, University of Toronto

An Efficient, Computationally Tractable School Choice Mechanism

27 September 2023 11:00am12:15pm
Presented by Dr Shino Takayama, The University of Queensland

Optimal Information and Security Design

13 September 2023 11:00am12:15pm
Presented by Dr Nicolas Inostroza, University of Toronto

Combating Algorithmic Collusion: A Mechanism Design Approach

30 August 2023 11:00am12:15pm
Presented by Dr Soumen Banerjee, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

Learning from Unreliable Information

14 August 2023 11:00am12:15pm
Presented by Wanying (Kate) Huang, California Institute of Technology

Scaling Auctions As Insurance: A Case Study In Infrastructure Procurement

2 August 2023 11:00am
Presented by Dr Shoshana Vasserman, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Multidimensional Screening and Menu Design in Health Insurance Markets

21 June 2023 11:00am12:15pm
Presented by Prof Hector Chade, Arizona State University

Coarse Information Design

24 May 2023 11:00am12:15pm
Presenter by Professor Wing Suen, University of Hong Kong

Optimal Prizes in Tournaments Under Nonseparable Preferences

10 May 2023 5:00pm6:15pm
Presented by Professor Mikhail Drugov, New Economic School.

(In)complete Information Bargaining

26 April 2023 11:00am12:15pm
Presented by Toan Le, University of Melbourne.

An Approach to Testing Reference Points

12 April 2023 10:00am11:30am
Presented by Dr Ao Wang from the National University of Singapore.

Endogenous Agenda in Collective Sales with Quota

29 March 2023 11:00am12:15pm
Presented by Dr Metin Uyanik from The University of Queensland.

Signalling Equilibria in Takeovers under Risk Aversion

1 November 2022 11:00am12:30pm
Presented by Diego Carraso Novoa, University of Queensland (joint with Allan Hernandez-Chanto).

Global Manipulation by Local Obfuscation

25 October 2022 10:00am9 May 2023 11:30am
Presented by A/Prof Fei Li, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Stability in Matching with Couples having Responsive Preferences

18 October 2022 2:30pm3:30pm
Presented by A/Prof Souvik Roy, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

Catchment Areas, Stratification and Access to Better Schools

11 October 2022 11:00am12:30pm
Presented by Associate Professor Antonio Miralles, University of Messina

Project Feasibility and Disclosure of Intermediate Research Outcomes

4 October 2022 11:00am12:30pm
Presented by Dr. Guillem Roig, Rosario University

Job Market Signalling Via Social Ties

27 September 2022 11:00am12:30pm
Presented by Shahir Safi, Concordia University

Vertical integration with incomplete information

20 September 2022 11:00am12:30pm
Presented by Prof Simon Loertscher, University of Melbourne

The Spread of Misinformation in Networks with Individual and Social Learning

23 August 2022 11:00am
Presented by Dr Sebastiano Della Lena, Monash University

Optimal Discriminatory Disclosure

9 August 2022 11:00am
Presented by Prof Li Hao, The University of British Columbia

Walras, Lindahl and Samuelson vs Vickrey, Clarke and Groves

31 May 2022 11:00am12:30pm
Presented by Claudio Mezzetti from The University of Queensland.

Revealed Preference Tests for Linear Probability

17 May 2022 11:00am12:30pm
Presented by Zachary Breig from The University of Queensland

The Strategy of Single Transferable Vote

29 March 2022 11:00am12:30pm
Presented by Dr Shino Takayama with Andrew McLennan, and Terence Yeo from The University of Queensland, School of Economics.
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Costly Multi-Unit Search

25 August 2020 11:00am12:00pm
Presented by Tono Carrasco (Universidad Adolfo Ibanez, Chile)

Shaking Things Up: On the Stability of Risk and Time Preferences; and What is Deception in Experimental Economics? A Survey

23 April 2020 10:00am11:15am
Two papers will be presented by Gary Charness from University of California Santa Barbara, via Zoom.

Mediation Design

14 April 2020 11:00am
Presented by Professor Claudio Mezzett, The University of Queensland, via Zoom.

Ambiguity and awareness: a coherent multiple priors model

17 March 2020 12:00pm
Presented by John Quiggin, The University of Queensland.
This seminar will be delivered online via the Zoom application.

Perfecting Correlated Equilibrium

10 March 2020 12:00pm
Presented by Priscilla Man, The University of Queensland

Laws and Norms with (Un)Observable Actions

3 March 2020 11:00am
Presented by Murat Mungan, George Mason University

Speculative Trade and Market Newcomers

11 November 2019 2:00pm
Presented by Bogdan Klischuk, Australian National University

Equilibrium Play in Experimental Parimutuel betting Markets

29 October 2019 2:00pm
Presented by Associate Professor Joshua Miller, The University of Melbourne

Dutch versus First-Price Auction with Dynamic Reference-Dependent Preferences

22 October 2019 2:00pm
Presented by Dr Benjamin Balzer, University of Technology Sydney

Strategy-Proof and Efficient Mediation: An Ordinal Mechanism Design Approach

15 October 2019 2:15pm
Presented by Dr Onur Kesten, Carnegie Mellon University.

Projection of Private Values in Auctions

24 September 2019 2:00pm
Presented by Antonio Rosato, UTS

Social Media and Polarization (with Arthur Campbell and C. Matthew Leister)

3 September 2019 2:00pm3:00pm
Presented by Yves Zenou, Monash University. Paper provided.

Incentive-Compatibility, Limited Liability and Costly Liquidation in financial Contracting

27 August 2019 2:00pm3:00pm
Presented by Dr Zhengqing Gui, Monash University.

Breaking Echo Chambers with Personalised News

20 August 2019 2:00pm3:00pm
Presented by Jiemai Wu, Sydney University.

Robust Pricing with Refunds

23 July 2019 11:00am12:00pm
Presented by Keiichi Kawai, University of New South Wales.

Comparative Risk Apportionment

24 June 2019 2:00pm
Presented by Paan Jindapon, University of Alabama

Excessive Targeting

16 April 2019 2:30pm
Presented by Dr Heiko Karle with Markus Reisinger
Speaker at podium

Competitive Personalized Pricing

2 April 2019 2:00pm
Presented by Chongwoo Choe, Monash University.
People at lecture

Second-Best Mechanisms for Land Assembly and Hold-Out Problems

26 March 2019 2:00pm3:00pm
Presented by Associate Professor Duygu Yengin, The University of Adelaide.
People at lecture

Theft and Ostracism in Heterogenous Groups: A Laboratory Experiment

19 March 2019 11:00am12:00pm
Presented by Tarek Taher Jaber-Lopez, University of Innsbruck.
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Economic Theory Seminar Series: Jun Xiao

2 October 2018 11:00am12:00pm
Jun Xiao | University of Melbourne
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Economic Theory Seminar Series: Benjamin Young

21 August 2018 11:00am12:00pm
Benjamin Young | UTS
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Economic Theory Seminar Series: Only time will tell: A theory of deferred compensation

18 April 2018 11:00am12:00pm
Marcus Opp | University of California, Berkeley
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Economic Theory Seminar Series: Capital Assembly

6 March 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
Robert Akerlof | University of Warwick
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Economic Theory Seminar Series: Regulation of Public Services with Non-Paying Consumers

8 February 2018 11:00am12:00pm
Martin Besfamille | Pontifica Universidad Catolicade Chile
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Economic Theory Seminar Series: Networks and Ideology

11 December 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Francesco Squintani | University of Warwick
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Economic Theory Seminar Series: A Policy for Standards of Evidence

1 November 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Carlos Oyarzun | University of Queensland
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Economic Theory Seminar Series: General Seminar with Yi-Chun Chen

24 October 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Yi-Chun Chen | National University of Singapore
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Economic Theory Seminar Series: Chain Stability in Trading Networks

11 October 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Alexandru Nichifor | University of Melbourne
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Economic Theory Seminar Series: Organizational design and career concerns

9 August 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Daisuke Hirata | Hitotsubashi University
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Economic Theory Seminar Series: Multidimensional Second-Price and English Auctions

24 May 2017 11:00am12:30pm
Seungwon (Eugene) Jeong | University of Bristol
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Economic Theory Seminar Series: Collusion in auctions: an informed principals perspective

12 April 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Benjamin Balzer | University of Technology, Sydney
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Economic Theory Seminar Series: A strategic product for belief functions

5 April 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Ronald Stauber | Australian National University
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Economic Theory Seminar Series: Middlemen: the good, the bad, and the ugly

8 March 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Gary Biglaiser | University of North Carolina

Screening through Coordination

14 December 2016 11:00am12:00pm
Nemanja Antic | Northwestern University

Partial ambiguity

22 November 2016 12:15pm1:15pm
Soo Hong Chew | National University of Singapore

Beneficially imperfect persuaders

19 October 2016 11:00am12:00pm
Jiemai Wu | University of Sydney

Queues, scheduling and software days

11 October 2016 11:00am12:00pm
Yoni Nazarathy | The University of Queensland

Competition in information disclosure

5 October 2016 11:00am12:00pm
Keiichi Kawai | University of New South Wales

Contests with general preferences (joint with Ian MacKenzie)

7 September 2016 11:00am12:30pm
Alex Dickson | University of Strathclyde

Decentralized Exchange

30 May 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
Marzena Rostek | University of Wisconsin

Optimal Litigation Insurance Contracts

11 May 2016 2:30pm3:30pm
Emil Temnyalov | UTS

Consignment auctions

27 April 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
Peyman Khezr | The University of Queensland

Constrained Random Matching

9 March 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
Ivan Balbuzanov | University of Melbourne

An Adapting Threshold Model of Utility (with Lorne Whitehead)

1 March 2016 12:00pm2:00pm
Professor Arthur Robson | Simon Fraser University

Competition for an imperfectly informed consumer

25 November 2015 12:00pm2:00pm
James Fisher | University of Technology Sydney

Measuring utility without mixing apples and oranges and eliciting beliefs about stock prices

11 November 2015 12:00pm2:00pm
Patrick O'Callaghan | The University of Queensland

Auctions vs. negotiations: The effects of inefficient renegotiation

14 October 2015 12:00pm2:00pm
Fabian Herweg | University of Bayreuth

Behavioral limitations of subgame-perfect implementation

7 October 2015 12:00pm2:00pm
Tom Wilkening | University of Melbourne

On Bayesian persuasion with multiple senders

6 October 2015 12:00pm2:00pm
Peter Norman | University of North Carolina

The value of linking: Efficiency and public punishment

9 September 2015 12:00pm2:00pm
Jimmy Chan | Fudan University

The marginal voter's curse

2 September 2015 12:00pm2:00pm
Helios Herrera | HEC Montréal

On the demand for expressing emotions

20 August 2015 12:00pm2:00pm
Brit Grosskopf | University of Exeter

A model of satisficing

19 August 2015 12:00pm2:00pm
Rajiv Sarin | University of Exeter

Price discovery using a double auction

29 July 2015 12:00pm2:00pm
Steve Williams | University of Illinois

Global inspection games

15 July 2015 12:00pm2:00pm
Miguel Sanchez | Universidad de Alicante and Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU)

The Von Neuman/Morgenstern approach to ambiguity

10 June 2015 12:00pm2:00pm
Max Stinchcombe | University of Texas

Competitive information disclosure and consumer search

13 May 2015 12:00pm2:00pm
Simon Board | University of California, Los Angeles

The power of money: Wealth effects in contests

8 April 2015 12:00pm2:00pm
Nicolas Treich | Toulouse School of Economics

Auctions with an asking price

25 March 2015 12:00pm2:00pm
Peyman Khezr | University of Queensland

Ambiguity aversion is the exception

18 March 2015 12:00pm2:00pm
Martin Kocher | University of Munich

Information, strategy, and optimal responses to legal uncertainty

17 March 2015 12:00pm2:00pm
Scott Baker | Washington University in St Louis

Approximate implementation in Markovian Environments

11 March 2015 12:00pm2:00pm
Ludovic Renou | University of Essex

Markov perfect equilibria in revision games

4 March 2015 12:00pm2:00pm
Tristan Tomala | HEC, Paris

Real options and dynamic incentives

25 February 2015 12:00pm1:00pm
Suvi Vasama | Humboldt University of Berlin

The Dilemma of the Cypress and the Oak Tree

23 February 2015 12:00pm2:00pm
David Rahman | University of Minnesota

Group composition in contests

14 January 2015 12:00pm2:00pm
Anna Rubinchik | University of Haifa