SIRE Workshop on Recent Developments in Behavioural Economics and Mechanism Design June 2016

Issued: Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:43:00 GMT

This 2 day workshop entitled Recent Developments in Behavioural Economics and Mechanism Design was organised by the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow and The Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE).

Organised by Dr Michele Lombardi/Santayan Ghosal (Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow) with Keynote Speakers: Professor Christopher Chambers (University of California, San Diego) Professor Geoffroy de Clippel (Brown University) and Professor Yuval Salant (Northwestern University, USA)

Events details

Date: 24 & 25th June 2016

Time: 12:00 noon

Venue: Room 206, Business School Lecture Theatre, Adam Smith Business School, Main Building 


SIRE Workshop Mechanism Design June 2016

Mechanism design is the modern economic analysis of institutions and markets. It has changed the way economists think about optimal institutions when authorities are unaware of individual preferences. In the mechanism design literature, the focus is on designing optimal mechanisms. The prominently successful cases are auction and matching, such as auction houses, labor market for medical interns and school admissions.

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