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Summer Microeconomics Seminars
Hosted by
University of British Columbia;
School of Economics and Finance &
The Hong Kong Institute of Economics and Business Strategy
The University of Hong Kong
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29 July (Mon)

30 July (Tue)

31 July (Wed)

29 July 2013 (Monday)
10:00-10:30 Registration
10:30-12:00 Persuasion and Optimal Panel Design
@ Sourav BHATTACHARYA (University of Pittsburgh)
12:00-14:30 Conference Lunch
14:30-16:00 Mandatory Versus Discretionary Spending: the Status Quo Effect
@ Ying CHEN (University of Southampton)
16:00-16:30 Tea Break
16:30-18:00 Rational Inattention and Organizational Focus
@ Wouter DESSEIN (Columbia University)
30 July 2013 (Tuesday)
10:30-12:00 Majority Rule and Utilitarian Welfare
@ Vijay KRISHNA (Penn State University)
12:00-14:30 Conference Lunch
14:30-16:00 Tractable Consumer Theory
@ Jozsef SAKOVICS (University of Edinburgh)
16:00-16:30 Tea Break
16:30-18:00 A Revealed Preference Test for Weakly Separable Preferences
@ John QUAH (University of Oxford)
31 July 2013 (Wednesday)
10:30-12:00 Competitive Screening and Search
@ Renato GOMES (Toulouse School of Economics)
12:00-14:30 Conference Lunch
14:30-16:00 Incentive Compatibility of Large Centralized Matching Markets
@ SangMok LEE (University of Pennsylvania)
16:00-16:30 Tea Break
16:30-18:00 Dynamic Screening with Limited Commitment
@ Maher SAID (Washington University in St. Louis)
18:00-21:00 Conference Dinner
 
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