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Nemmers Prize Conference

"Conference in Honor of David Kreps"

Thursday and Friday, May 9-10, 2019
James L. Allen Center
McCormick Auditorium

Conference schedule

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Time Title
9:00 Welcome

Drew Fudenberg (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): Learning-Theoretic Foundations for Equilibrium Refinements
Further readings: Paper 1 Paper 2

10:15 Break
10:45 Aislinn Bohren (University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Mellon University): Learning with a Misspecified View of the World
Further readings: Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3.
11:45 Annie Liang (University of Pennsylvania): Machine Learning and Economic Modeling
Further readings: Paper 1, Paper 2
12:45 Lunch
2:00 Tilman Bðrgers (University of Michigan): Mechanism Design and Voting
Further readings: Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3
3:00 Benjamin Brooks (University of Chicago): Optimal Auction Design with Common Values: An Informationally-Robust Approach
4:00 Break
4:30 Andrzej Skrzypacz (Stanford University): Dynamic Trading: Price Inertia and Front-Running
5:30 Adjournment
Friday, May 10, 2019
Time Title
9:15 Aldo Rustichini (University of Minnesota): The Neural Foundations of Economic and Strategic Choice, and the Role of Memory
10:15 Break
10:45 Faruk Gul (Princeton University): Market Design and Walrasian Equilibrium 
11:45 Gilat Levy (London School of Economics and Political Science): Correlation Neglect
Further readings: Paper 1, Paper 2
12:45 Lunch
2:00 Gerd Gigerenzer (Max Planck Institute for Human Development): Heuristic Decision Making from a Psychological Perspective
Further readings: Paper1, Paper 2
3:00 Muhamet Yildiz (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): Culture and Communication
4:00 Adjournment


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