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Barcelona 15-16 June 2007




Friday, 15 June 2007
08:30 - 09:30

Private and Public Observations: Learning from Other's Actions
MANUEL AMADOR (Stanford University) and Pierre-Olivier Weill (University of California)
Discussant: Amil Dasgupta (London School of Economics)

09:30 - 10:30

Policiy with Dispersered Information
ALESSANDRO PAVAN (Northwestern University) and
George-Marios Angeletos (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, NBER)
Discussant: Nicola Tarashev (Bank of International Settlements)

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00

Fear of Miscoordination and Strength of Cooperation in Dynamic Gloabl Games
SYLVAIN GUILLAUME CHASSANG (Massachusette Institute of Technology)
Discussant: Christophe Chamley (Boston University)

12:00 - 13:00

Coordination and Learning in Dynamic Global Games: Experimental Evidence
OLGA SHURCHKOV (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Discussant: James Costain (Universidad Carlos III, Banco de España)

13:00 - 14:15 Lunch
14:15 - 15:15

Information Acquisition in Interdependent Value Auctions
XIANWEN SHI (Yale University), Dirk Bergemann (Yale University) and Juuso Valimaki (University of Southampton, Helsinki School of Economics)
Discussant: Timothy Van Zandt (INSEAD)

15:15 - 16:15

When are Signals Complements or Substitutes?
DANIEL KRÄHMER (Freie Universität Berlin), Tilman Börgers (University of Michigan) and Angel Hernando-Veciana (University Carlos III)
Discussant: Antonio Guarino (University College London)

16:15 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:30

Information Sharing in Common Agency: When is Transparency Good?
MARCO OTTAVIANI (London Business School), Norbert Maier (London Business School)
Discussant: Wouter Dessein (Chicago University)

17:30 - 19:00

Round Table

  • Federico Echenique (California Institute of Technology)
  • Douglas Gale (New York University)
  • Xavier Vives (IESE Business School)
19:30 - 20:00 View of Barcelona city from IESE's terrace  
20:00 - 22:30 Dinner  

Saturday 16 June 2007
09:00 - 10:00

Common Belief Foundations of Global Games
STEPHEN MORRIS (Princeton University) and Hyun Song Shin (Princeton Universtiy)
Discussant: Federico Echenique (California Institute of Technology)

10:00 - 11:00

Expectational Coordination in a Classe of Economic Models: Strategic Substitutabilities versus Strategic Complementarities
ROGER GUESNERIE (PSE-École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales and Collège de France) and Pedro Jara-Moroni (PSE-École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales and DIM-University of Chile)
Discussant: Bruno Strulovici (Oxford University)

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30

Interim Bayesian Nash Equilibrium on Universal Type Spaces for Supermodular Games
Discussant: John Quah (Oxford University)

12:30 - 13:30

Supermodular Bayesian Implementation: Learning and Incentive Desing
LAURENT MATHEVET (California Institute of Technology)
Discussant: Rabah Amir (University of Arizona)

13:30 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 15:30

Payoff Complementarities and Financial Fragility: Evidence from Mutual Fund Outflows
ITAY GOLDSTEIN (The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania),
Qi Chen (The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University) and Wei Jiang (The Graduate School of Business, Columbia University)
Discussant: Miguel Cantillo (IESE Business School)

15:30 - 16:30

On Optimal Communication Networks
JOAN DE MARTÍ (IDEA and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) and Antoni Calvó-Armengol (ICREA, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Discussant: Jan Eeckhout (University of Pennsylvania)

16:30 - 17:00 Coffee Break
17:00 - 18:00

Why the Prospect of Wall Street Can be Bad for Efficiency in Silicon Valley
GEORGE-MARIOS ANGELETOS (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER), Guido Lorenzoni (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER) and Alessandro Pavan (Northwestern University)
Discussant: Jaume Ventura (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)


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