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Recent Advances in Behavioral Game Theory


Friday 12 - Saturday 13 December 2014

     

Organiser: Ran Spiegler
     

The workshop will be held at the 30 Euston Square conference venue. It is enabled by an ESRC grant on "games between diversely sophisticated players"

Economic and Social Research Council
     

 Day 1 - Friday 12 December
08:30-09:00
Gathering
  Session 1 (chair: Ran Spiegler)
09:00-09:45 Ariel Rubinstein (Tel Aviv University & NYU)
"A Typology of Players: Between Instinctive and Contemplative"
09:45-10:30 Muriel Niederle (Stanford University)
"Identifying Predictable Players: Relating Behavioral Types and Subjects with Deterministic Rules"
10:30-11:00
Coffee break
  Session 2 (chair: Yuval Salant)
11:00-11:45 Ran Spiegler (Tel Aviv University and UCL)
"Bayesian Networks and Boundedly Rational Expectations"
11:45-12:30
Yuval Salant (Northwestern University) and Josh Cherry (University of Michigan)
"Generalized Sampling Equilibrium"
12:30-14:00
Lunch
  Session 3 (chair: Tomasz Strzalecki)
14:00-14:45
Ignacio Esponda (Washington University)
"Endogenous Sample Selection in Common-Value Environments: A Laboratory Study"
14:45-15:30
Terri Kneeland (UCL)
"Reasoning and Learning"
15:30-16:00
Coffee break
  Session 4 (chair: Muhamet Yildiz)
16:00-16:45
Tomasz Strzalecki (Harvard University)
"Stochastic Choice and Optimal Sequential Sampling"
16:45-17:30
Willemien Kets (Northwestern University)
"A Belief-Based Theory of Homophily"
Day 2 - Saturday 13 December
08:30-09:00
Morning coffee
  Session 5 (chair: Kfir Eliaz)
09:00-09:45 Muhamet Yildiz (MIT)
"Perspectives, Opinions and Information Flows"
09:45-10:30
Philippe Jehiel (PSE and UCL)
"Investment Strategy: Sampling, Categorizing, and Selection Bias"
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
  Session 6 (chair: Erik Eyster)
11:00-11:45
Kfir Eliaz (Tel Aviv University & University of Michigan) and Ariel Rubinstein (Tel Aviv University & NYU)
"A Model of Boundedly Rational "Neuro" Agents"
11:45-12:30 Kristof Madarasz (LSE)
"Projection Equilibrium: Definition and Evidence"
12:30-14:00 Lunch
  Session 7 (chair: Vincent Crawford)
14:00-14:45
Erik Eyster (LSE)
"Extensive Imitation is Irrational and Harmful"
14:45-15:30
Xavier Gabaix (NYU)
"Some Game Theory with Sparsity-Based Bounded Rationality"

15:30-16:00
Coffee break
  Session 8 (chair: Ariel Rubinstein)
16:00-16:45
Vincent Crawford (University of Oxford)
"Efficient Mechanisms for Level-k Bilateral Trading"
Registration for this event is now closed.
     

For any further queries, please contact Nirusha Vigi