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Rafael Veiel – "Complexity of Strategic Thinking and Robustness of Interim Rationalizability"

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CREST Internal Seminar in Microeconomics :  Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Date: 08th May 2019 Place: Room 3105. Rafael Veiel - "Complexity of Strategic Thinking and Robustness of Interim Rationalizability" Abstract: In games of incomplete information Interim rationalizability is the equilibrium concept that stems from iterative deletion of dominated strategies. It is known that […]

Linda Schilling – "Too many voters to fail"

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CREST Microeconomics Seminar :  Time: 11:00 am - 12:00pm Date: 15th April 2019 Place: Room 3105. Linda Schilling - "Too many voters to fail" Abstract: Bank failures and subsequent bank resolutions are politically important events. Politicians are sensitive to outcomes of bank resolution especially during election time when bank investors at risk of losing money […]

Michael Visser – "Are Jury Decisions Interrelated? Evidence from the Labor Court of Paris"

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CREST Microeconomics Seminar :  Time: 11:00 pm - 12:00pm Date: 20th May 2019 Place: Room 3105. Michael Visser - "Are Jury Decisions Interrelated? Evidence from the Labor Court of Paris" Abstract: This paper analyzes what are the determinants of decisions taken by juries at labor courts. These juries decide how much money defendants (employers) should […]

Rémi Avignon – "Buying Groups and Product Variety"

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CREST Internal Seminar in Microeconomics :  Time: 11:00 am - 12:00pm Date: 27th May 2019 Place: Room 3105.  Rémi Avignon - "Buying Groups and Product Variety" Abstract: We study the impact of retailers' buying groups on both product variety and the profit sharing within the vertical chain. We consider a setting in which capacity constrained […]

Morgane Cure – "Price determinants and the effect of price parity in the hotel industry"

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CREST Internal Seminar in Microeconomics :  Time: 11:00 am - 12:00pm Date: 03rd June 2019 Place: Room 3105. Morgane Cure - "Price determinants and  the effect of price parity in the hotel industry" Abstract: Using an exhaustive database of bookings in 22 hotels of one large chain active in Scandinavia (2014-2015), we estimate a price […]

David Benatia – "Strategic Reneging in Sequential Imperfect Markets"

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Internal Seminar in Microeconomics :  Time: 11:00 am - 12:00pm Date: 17th June 2019 Place: Room 3105.  David Benatia - "Strategic Reneging in Sequential Imperfect Markets" Abstract: This paper investigates the incentives to manipulate sequential markets by strategically reneging on forward commitments. First, we study the behavior of a monopolist in a two-period model with […]

Morgane Guignard (CREST) – "How Innovation Affects Bargaining and Profit Sharing ?"

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CREST Internal Seminar in Microeconomics :  Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Date: 24th June 2019 Place: Room 3105. Morgane Guignard - "How Innovation Affects Bargaining and Profit Sharing ?" Abstract: We study the impact of innovation on the bargaining power of firms vis-à-vis trading partners. To do so, we use a structural econometric model […]

Julien Combe : "Unpaired Kidney Exchange: Overcoming Double Coincidence of Wants without Money"

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CREST Internal Seminar in Microeconomics :  Place: Room 3105   Abstract: We propose a new matching algorithm—Unpaired kidney exchange—to tackle the problem of double coincidence of wants without using money. The fundamental idea is that “memory” can serve as a medium of exchange. In a dynamic matching model with heterogeneous agents, we prove that average waiting time under […]

Ao Wang (CREST) – "A BLP Demand Model of Product-Level Market Shares with Complementarity"

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CREST Internal Seminar in Microeconomics :  Time: 11:00 am - 12:00pm Date: 04th Nov. 2019 Place: Room 3105. Ao Wang (CREST) - "A BLP Demand Model of Product-Level Market Shares with Complementarity" Abstract: The behavior of mix and match is pervasive, while applied researchers often estimate demand model of single products, ruling out complementarity among products. […]

Matias Nunez (CREST) – "A Solution to the Two-Person Implementation Problem"

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CREST Internal Seminar in Microeconomics :  Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Date: 18th Nov. 2019 Place: Room 3105. Matias Nunez (CREST) - "A Solution to the Two-Person Implementation Problem" Abstract: We propose a solution to the classical problem of Hurwicz and Schmeidler and Maskin according to which, in two-person societies, no Pareto efficient rule […]

Camille Terrier (HEC Lausanne) – "Fiscal and Education Spillovers from Charter School Expansion"

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CREST Internal Seminar in Microeconomics :  Time: 11:00 am - 12:00pm Date: 25th Nov. 2019 Place: Room 3105. Camille Terrier (HEC Lausanne) - "Fiscal and Education Spillovers from Charter School Expansion" Abstract: The fiscal and educational consequences of charter expansion for non-charter students are central issues in the debate over charter schools. Do charter schools […]

Norio Takeoka (Hitotsubashi University) – "Information Acquisition with Subjective Waiting Costs"

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CREST Internal Seminar in Microeconomics :  Time: 11:00 am - 12:00pm Date: 02nd Dec. 2019 Place: Room 3105. Norio Takeoka (Hitotsubashi University) - "Information Acquisition with Subjective Waiting Costs" Abstract: Information acquisition is an important aspect of decision making. Acquiring information is costly, as in the literature of rational inattention, but the cost of information […]