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Meeting Schedule

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Week 16 (June 22), 2012

 Week 15 (June 8), 2012

Week 14 (May 25), 2012

Week 13 (May 11), 2012

Week 12 (April 27), 2012

Week 11 (April 13), 2012

Week 10 (March 30) 2012

 

Week 9 (March 16), 2012

Speaker: Paolo Pertile

Title:

Paper:

 

Week 8 (March 2), 2012

Week 7 (February 17), 2012

 

Week 6 (February 3), 2012

Speaker: Laura Abrardi

Title: Two-sided asymmetric information in competitive insurance markets

 

Week 5 (January 20), 2012

Speaker: Salvatore Piccolo

Title:

Paper:

 

Week 4 (December 2), 2011

Speaker: Giovanni Ursino

Title: Advertising, Deception and Competition

Paper: "The Economics of Advertising, Introduction", by Kyle Bagwell

 

Week 3 (November 18), 2011

Speaker: Filippo Pavesi

Title: Experts, Conflicts of Interest and Reputation

Paper"Political Correctness" by Stephen Morris, JPE 2001 

 

Week 2 (November 4), 2011

Speaker: Emilio Calvano

Title: The Economics of Internet: a Two Sided Market Perspective

Papers: "The Economics of Internet" by J. Levine; "Issues in on-line advertising and competition policy: a two-sided market perspective" by E. Calvano and B. Jullien

 

 

Week 1 (October 7), 2011

Speaker: Piero Tedeschi

Title: "Reputation and Competition with After-Sales Services"

 

 

 

END OF SEASON 1 - BEGINNING OF SEASON 2

 

 

June 17, 2011

Speaker: Vardan Baghdasarya

Title: Voter turnout in large elections: two ways to explain turnout in costly voting environment

Paper(s): (1) Feddersen, Timothy and Alvaro Sandroni, "A Theory of Participation in Elections", American Economic Review, Vol. 96, No. 4 (Sep., 2006), pp. 1271-1282; (2) Taylor, Curtis R. and Huseyin Yildirim, "Public information and electoral bias", Games and Economic Behavior 68 (2010) 353–375

 

June 10, 2011

Speaker: Claudia Meo

Title: Information sharing within coalitions in asymmetric information economies

Papers: (1) Wilson, Robert B, 1978. "Information, Efficiency, and the Core of an Economy," Econometrica, vol. 46(4), p. 807-16; and (2) Allen, Beth, 2006. "Market games with asymmetric information: the core", Economic Theory 29, p. 465–487.

 

May 27, 2011

Speaker: Alessandro Fedele

Title: Italian moneycracy

PaperRichard M. Ryan and Edward L. Deci, "Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivations: Classic Definitions and New Directions", Contemporary Educational Psychology 25, 54–67 (2000)

Slides: here

 

May 13, 2011

Speaker: Emanuele Tarantino

Title: Communication and disclosure among competitors

Paper(s): Stein, J. C. "Conversations among Competitors". American Economic Review 98(5), Dec. 2008, 2150–2162

 

April 15, 2011

Speaker: Stefano Colombo

Title: Oligopolistic spatial frameworks

Paper: Lederer, P. and Hurter, A. 1986. "Competition of Firms: Discriminatory Pricing and Location". Econometrica. 54, No. 3. (May): 623-640.

 

April 1, 2011

Speaker: Elena Manzoni

Title: Citizen-candidate models and the puzzle of the spoiler candidate

Paper: T. Besley and S. Coate, An Economic Model of Representative Democracy, QJE, 112 (Feb. 1997), 85-114.

 

March 4, 2011

Speaker: Massimo Bordignon

Title: Exit and voice. Yardstick versus fiscal competition across governments.

Paper(s): Exit and voice. Yardstick versus fiscal competition across governments.

 

February 18, 2011 (postponed to Feb 25)

Speaker: Paolo Balduzzi

Title: Herding Behavior

Papers: (1) Banerjee, A. V., "A Simple Model of Herd Behavior", The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 107, No. 3 (Aug., 1992), pp. 797-817; and (2) Bikhchandani, S., D. Hirshleifer and I. Welch, "A Theory of Fads, Fashion, Custom, and Cultural Change as Informational Cascades, The Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 100(5) (Oct. 1992), 992-1026

 

February 4, 2011

Speaker: Carlos Pimienta

Title/Paper: On the Equivalence between (Quasi-)Perfect and Sequential Equilibria.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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