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16-17 August, 2007
AS 7, Seminar Room A-B-C, Level 1
National University of Singapore

The First Singapore Economic Theory Workshop (SET2007) is being organized by the Department of Economics at the National University of Singapore. The workshop is part of our effort to bring Singapore to the forefront of research activities in economic theory. It will allow participants to present and be informed about the latest developments in economic theory.

Day 1: Thursday, August 16

08:30 Registrations Open

Session 1. Chair: Parkash Chander

09:10-09:15 Opening Note by Parkash Chander (Head, Department of Economics, National U. of Singapore) ­ chair of session: Parkash
09:15-10:00 J. Ely (Northwestern U.; and M. Peski (U. of Chicago): Critical types

10:00-10:30 J. Quah (Oxford U.; and B. Strulovici (Oxford U.): Comparative statics, Informativeness, and the Interval dominance order

10:30-11:00 Tea Break

Session 2. Chair: Parkash Chander

11:00-11:30 S. Weber (Southern Methodist U. and CORE; Subsidy-free spatial pricing in a multidimensional setting
11:30-12:00 Chih-Chun Yang (U. of Rochester; and Xiao Luo (Academia Sinica and National U. of Singapore): Bayesian coalitional rationalizability
12:00-12:30 P. Chander National U. of Singapore; Consumerism and Collective Action

12:30-14:00 Lunch Break

Session 3. Chair: N. Jacquet

14:00-14:45 A. Matsui (U. of Tokyo; A theory of man that creates models of the world
14:45-15:15 N. Jacquet (Singapore Management U.;, S. Tan (National U. of Singapore), and J. Kennes (U. of Copenhagen): Labor hoarding contracts, risk sharing and coordination frictions

15:15-15:45 Tea Break

Session 4. Chair: Parkash Chander

15:45-16:30 R. Tourky (U. of Queensland; and A. McLennan (U. of Queensland): From Imitation Games to Kakutani?
16:30-17:00 M.J. Ryan (U. of Auckland; and F. Menezes (U. of Queensland): Coasian dynamics in repeated auctions
17:00-17:30 I. Chakraborty National U. of Singapore; and N.D. Shyamalkumar (U. of Iowa):  A comparative analysis of large multi-unit auctions with bundling

Plenery Session. Chair: Parkash Chander

18:00-19:00 Plenary Speaker: J. Ledyard (Caltech; ): Decentralized Price Discovery

Day 2: Friday, August 17

Session 1. Chair: C.C. Yang

09:15-09:45 B. Grosskopf (Texas A&M U.; and R. Sarin (Texas A&M U.): Is reputation good or bad? An experiment
09:45-10:15 C.C. Yang (Academia Sinica;, T-T Fu (Academia Sinica), and W-H Kong (National Central U.): Monetary stakes and socioeconomic characteristics in ultimatum games: An experiment with nation-wide representative subjects

10:15-10:45 Tea Break

Session 2. Chair: Jingfeng Lu

10:45-11:30 W. Suen(Hong Kong U.; ratings
11:30-12:00 R. Garratt(U. of California, Santa Barbara;,T. Troger (U. of Bonn), and C. Zheng (Iowa State U.): Collusion via resale
12:00-12:30 Jingfeng Lu (National U. of Singapore; entry in auctions with value discovery costs

12:30-14:00 Lunch Break

Session 3. Chair: Qiang Fu

14:00-14:30 G. Azmat (U. Pompeu Fabra ; and M. Moller (U. Carlos III Madrid):Competition among contests
14:30-15:00 P. Schweinzer(U. of Bonn;, A. Gershkov (U. of Bonn), and Jianpei Li (Humboldt U. of Berlin): Efficient tournaments in teams
15:00-15:30 Qiang Fu (National U. of Singapore; and Jingfeng Lu (NUS): The optimal multi-stage contest

15:30-16:00 Tea Break

Session 4. Chair: Yeneng Sun

16:00-16:30 Cuong Le Van (U. Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne;,K. Schubert (U. Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne), and Tu Anh Nguyen (U. Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne): Exhaustible resources and economic growth
16:30-17:00 R. Sarin (Texas A&M U.; and C. Oyarzun (Texas A&M U.): Learning and risk aversion
17:00-17:30 Yeneng Sun (National U. of Singapore, Cancellation of individual risks and Fubini extension: A complete characterization

Plenery Session. Chair: Yeneng Sun

18:00-19:00 Plenary Speaker: S. Morris (Princeton U.; and D. Bergemann (Yale U.): Strategic distinguishability with an application to robust virtual implementation