Microtheory seminars at Adam Smith Business School

Microtheory seminars at Adam Smith Business School

The Microtheorists of the Adam Smith Business School welcome distinguished speakers from institutions around the world to present their latest research.

During the academic year, seminars take place weekly on Tuesdays between 4.00pm to 5.30pm unless stated otherwise. Venue information if provided below.

Visitors to the University may find it helpful to consult the web-provided information for visitors as well as the map of Glasgow.

For further information please contact herve.moulin@glasgow.ac.uk or business-school-research@glasgow.ac.uk.

The Economics and Microtheory seminar series gratefully acknowledges the support from the MacFie Bequest.

2018-19

Semester 1

Date

Speaker and topic

Venue

11 September 2018

Professor Michael Richter, University Royal Holloway, University of London

Topic: 'Normative equilibrium: The permissible and the forbidden as devices for bringing order to economic environments'

Room 355, Conference Suite, Level 3, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

18 September 2018

Dr Bas Dietzenbacher, Tilburg University, HSE University 

Topic: 'The procedural egalitarian solution'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building 

25 September 2018

Mr Lucas Pahl, University of Rochester

Topic: 'Index theory of strategic-form games with applications to extensive-form games'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building 

9 October 2018

Professor Fernando Vega Redondo, Bocconi University

Topic: 'Riot networks'

 LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building 

23 October 2018

Professor Jerome Lang, Paris Dauphine University

Topic: 'Positional social decision schemes: Fair and efficient portioning'

 LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building 

30 October 2018

Professor Franz Dietrich, Paris School of Economics

Topic: 'A broomean model of rationality and reasoning'

 LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building 

6 November 2018

Professor Patrick HarlessUniversity of Arizona

Topic: 'Efficient mixtures of priority rules for assigning objects'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building 

13 November 2018

Professor Gustavo Bergantinos, University of Vigo

Topic: 'Sharing the revenues from broadcasting sport events'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building 

20 November 2018

Professor Janos Flesch, Maastricht University

Topic: 'Approximate subgame-perfect equilibria in perfect information games'

Room 355, Conference Suite, Level 3, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

11 December 2018

Dr Kemal Ozbek, University of St Andrews

Topic: 'Regular consistent preferences'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

 

Semester 2

Date

Speaker and topic

Venue

22 January 2019

Dr Matthew ElliottUniversity of Cambridge

Topic: 'Firm capabilities and industry structure in the information age'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

29 January 2019

Professor Alan MillerUniversity of Haifa

Topic: 'Voting in corporations'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

5 February 2019

Professor Jérôme Renault, Toulouse School of Economics

Topic: 'The large space of information structures' (co-authored with F. Gensbittel and M. Peski)

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

19 February 2019

Professor Marco ScarsiniLUISS

Topic: 'When is selfish routing bad? The price of anarchy in light and heavy traffic'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

26 February 2019

Dr Kemal Yildiz, Bilkent University

Topic: 'Choice through a uniļ¬ed lens: The prudential model'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

5 March 2019

Professor Arkadi Predtetchinski, Maastricht University

Topic: 'Perfect information games where each player acts only once'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

12 March 2019

Dr Paolo Giovanni Piacquadio, University of Oslo

Topic: 'Individual and social deprivation when choices matter'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

19 March 2019

Professor Eran Shmaya, Northwestern University

Topic: 'Costly miscalibration'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

26 March 2019

Professor Francis Bloch, Paris School of Economics

Topic: 'Friend-based ranking'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

16 April 2019

Dr John Levy, ASBS

Topic: 'Slicing the Nash Equilibrium Manifold'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

23 April 2019

Dr Renato Gomes, Toulouse School of Economics

Topic: 'Oligopolistic Price Discrimination: Market Power and Dispersion of Offers'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

7 May 2019

Professor Yannis Ioannides, Tufts University

Topic: 'Endogenous social networks and inequality in an intergenerational setting'

Room 305, Level 3, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

14 May 2019

Professor Hannu Vartiainen, University of Helsinki

Topic: 'Coalition Formation and History Dependence'

Room 305, Level 3, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

21 May 2019

Professor Nizar Allouch, University of Kent

Topic: 'A network approach to welfare'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building


2017-18

Semester 1

Date

Speaker and topic

Venue

12 September 2017

Philippe Jehiel, UCL and PSE

'Investigation with forgetful liars'

LT 226, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

19 September 2017

Chris Wallace, University of Manchester

'Information Acquisition and Use by Networked Players'

Room 305, Level 3, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

3 October 2017

Martin Hoefer, University of Frankfurt

'Approximating the Nash Social Welfare with Budget-Additive Valuations'

Room 355, Conference Suite, Level 3, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

10 October 2017

Ozgur Kibris, Sabanci

'Salience and Endogenous Reference Dependence'

Room 305, Level 3, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

24 October 2017

Siyang Xiong, University of Bristol

'Designing Referenda: An Economist's Pessimistic Perspective'

Room 305, Level 3, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

31 October 2017

Mario Pascoa, University of Surrey

'Leverage and bubbles in repo markets'

Room 305, Level 3, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building 

7 November 2017

Xiagang Che, University of Durham

'Deposit Requirements in Auctions'

Room 355 - Conference Suite, Level 3, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

21 November 2017

Claudio Mezzetti, University of Warwick

'Information Design and Bargaining'

Room 355 - Conference Suite, Level 3, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

28 November 2017 

Jean Marc Tallon, Paris School of Economics

'Trading ambiguity: a tale of two heterogeneities'

Room 355 - Conference Suite, Level 3, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

5 December 2017

Tugce Cuhadaroglu, University of St Andrews

'Interdependent Stochastic Choice'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building  

12 December 2017 

Ryota Iijima, Yale University

"Dispersed Behavior and Perceptions in Assortative Societies"

Room 305, Level 3, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

Semester 2

 

Date

Speaker and topic

Venue

16 January 2018

Bruno Ziliotto, Paris Dauphine University

'Constant payoff in zero-sum stochastic games'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

23 January 2018

Matias Nune, CNRS & Paris Dauphine

'Truth-revealing voting rules for large populations' (joint with M. Pivato)

Room 305, Level 3, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

30 January 2018

Igal Milchtaich, Bar-Ilan University

'Internalization of Social Cost in Congestion Games'

Room 368, Level 3, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

06 February 2018

Tommy Andersson, Lund University

'Kidney Exchange over the Blood Group Barrier'

Room 466, Level 4, East Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

20 February 2018

Ziv Hellman, Bar-Ilan University

'Valuing Information by Distinction'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

27 February 2018

Matthew Polisson, University of St Andrews

'Revealed Preferences over Risk and Uncertainty'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

13 March 2018

Christian List, London School of Economics

'Reason-based choice'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

20 March 2018

Ludovic Renou, Queen Mary University of London

'Information Design in Multi-stage Games'

Room 253, Conference Suite, North Entrance, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

17 April 2018

Eilon Solan

'Sunspot equilibrium in stochastic games'

LT 206, Level 2, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

24 April 2018

Andrew Mackenzie, Maastricht University

'A Game of the Throne of Saint Peter'

Lecture Theatre 466, Level 4, East Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

08 May 2018

Kostis Yannelis, NYU

'A Day Late and a Dollar Short: Liquidity and Household Formation among Student Borrowers'

Lecture Theatre 466, Level 4, East Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

22 May 2018

Tim Roughgarden, Stanford University

Data-Driven Optimal Auction Theory

Room 305, Level 3, West Quadrangle, Gilbert Scott (Main) Building

29 May 2018

Jan Werner, University of Minnesota

Speculative Bubbles, Heterogeneous Beliefs, and Learning

TBC