Conference in Honor of Professor Mark Walker

Conference Schedule

Organizers
Andreas Blume (University of Arizona)
Jim Cox (Georgia State University)
Kei Hirano (Penn State University)
Diego Moreno  (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
Matt van Essen (University of Alabama)
John Wooders (NYU Abu Dhabi)

Administrative Support
Michelle Piontek (mpiontek@eller.arizona.edu)
Ph. 520.621.2821

Conference Attendees
Andreas Blume (University of Arizona), Roberto Burguet (Barcelona Graduate School of Economics), Jim Cox (Georgia State University), Greg Crawford (University of Zurich), Inga Deimen (University of Arizona), Martin Dufwenberg (University of Arizona), Price Fishback (University of Arizona), James Fisher (USAA), Devajyoti (Doc) Ghose, Gautam Gowrisankaran (University of Arizona), Ken Hendricks (University of Wisconsin, Madison), Kei Hirano (Penn State University), Ken Kroner, Natalia Lazzati (University of California, Santa Cruz), Derek Lemoine (University of Arizona), John Ledyard (Cal Tech University), Diego Moreno (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid), Todd Neumann (University of Arizona), Ron Oaxaca (University of Arizona, Emeritus), David Reiley (Pandora), Stan Reynolds (University of Arizona), Jason Shachat (Durham University), Gary Solon (University of Arizona), Gerry Swanson (University of Arizona, Emeritus), Todd Swarthout (Georgia State University), Matt VanEssen (University of Alabama), Mark Walker (University of Arizona), John Wooders (NYU Abu Dhabi), Myrna Wooders (Vanderbilt University), Tiemen Woutersen (University of Arizona), Mo Xiao (University of Arizona)

Monday, May 14, 2018
Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa, Tucson, Arizona
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8:00AM Coffee and assorted petite pastries (Canyon Terrace)

8:55AM Welcome, Andreas Blume

9:00AM Conference begins (Canyon Room)
     (Please keep presentations to a maximum of 25 minutes.)

  • “Design of Tradable Permit Programs under Imprecise Measurement” (John Ledyard) 
  • “Noncooperative Team Formation and a Team Formation Mechanism” (Myrna Wooders)
  • “Allocating Positions Fairly: An Auction and its Relationship to the Shapley Value” (Matt VanEssen) 

10:30AM Break with coffee and tea (Canyon Terrace)

 11:00AM Conference resumes (Canyon Room)

  • “Measuring Consumer Sensitivity to Audio Advertising:  A Field Experiment on Pandora Internet Radio” (David Reiley)
  • “Nash at Wimbledon: Evidence from Half a Million Serves” (John Wooders) 

12:00PM Buffet Lunch (Canyon Terrace)

1:30PM Conference resumes (Canyon Room)

  • “Coalitional Bargaining with Consistent Counterfactuals” (Roberto Burguet) 
  • “Existence of Pure and Mixed Strategy Equilibria in Discontinuous Games with Intransitive Preferences” (Rich McLean)
  • “Information in Tullock Contests” (Diego Moreno) 

3:00PM Break with coffee & tea (Canyon Terrace)

3:30PM Conference resumes (Canyon Room)

  • “Nonparametric Analysis of Monotone Choice” (Natalia Lazzati)
  • “Rational Choice and Moral Monotonicity” (Jim Cox)
  • “Arbitrage Opportunities: Anatomy and Remediation” (Jason Shachat) 

5:00PM Conference ends  

6:00PM Dinner with cash bar (Palm Room)