6th Annual Duke-Northwestern-Texas
Saturday, October 6
8:50 - 9:00 Gather at RJR Auditorium, Fuqua School of Business
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome
9:15 - 10:30 Heski Bar-Isaac (NYU; with G. Caruana and V. Cunat), “Information
Gathering Externalities in Product Markets”
Discussant: Justin Johnson (Cornell)
10:30 - 10:45 BREAK
10:45 - 12:00 Ron Siegel (Northwestern), “All-Pay
Discussant: Sergio Parreiras (UNC)
12 - 1:15 LUNCH (Thomas Center Dining Room)
1:15-2:30 Lauren Xiaoyuan Lu (UNC Kenan-Flagler; with D. Besanko, U.
Doraszelski and M. Satterthwaite), “Lumpy
Capacity Investment Dynamics”
Discussant: Jeff Campbell (Chicago Fed)
2:30-3:45 Wei Li (UC Riverside), "Peddling
Influence through Intermediaries: Propaganda"
Discussant: Marco Ottaviani (Northwestern)
4:00-5:15 Susan Athey (Harvard; with I. Segal), “An
Efficient Dynamic Mechanism"
Discussant: Vasiliki Skreta (NYU)
7:00-9:00 DINNER (Forest Room, Washington Duke Inn)
Sunday, October 7
8:15 - 8:30 Gather at RJR Auditorium
8:30 - 9:45 David McAdams (MIT), “Dynamics
in an Evolving Partnership”
Discussant: R. Vijay Krishna (UNC)
9:45 - 10:00 BREAK
10:00 - 11:15, Mike Whinston (Northwestern; with V. Nocke), “Sequential
Discussant: Pat DeGraba (Federal Trade Commission)
11:15 - 12:30, Joel Shapiro (Pompeu Fabra; with J. Boone) “Selling
to Consumers with Endogenous Types”
Discussant: Huseyin Yildirim (Duke)
12:30 - 1:30 LUNCH – Thomas Center Dining Room
Click here for map showing
the way from Washington Duke Inn to Fuqua School of Business (a 5-10
minute walk), the way to conference room (RJR Auditorium), and directions
to Washington Duke Inn on the Duke University campus.
Session format: 50 minutes author, 15 minutes discussant,
10 minutes general discussion.