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Friday, April 4, 2008

7:15 - 8:15 a.m. Buffet breakfast served in Presidents Hall 4

All sessions to be held in room 207
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8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
Barry Ickes, Pennsylvania State University
Robert Marshall, Pennsylvania State University

Morning Session Chair: Isabelle Perrigne, Pennsylvania State University

8:45 - 10:45 a.m.
Jeremy Fox, University of Chicago
"Measuring the Efficiency of an FCC Spectrum Auction"
Discussant: Matthew Shum, Johns Hopkins University

John Kagel, Ohio State University
"Ascending Prices with Package Bidding: An Experimental Analysis"
Discussant: Peter Cramton, University of Maryland 

10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Break

11:15a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Luciano de Castro, University of Illinois
"Grid Distributions to Study Single Object Auctions"
Discussant: Isa Hafalir, Carnegie Mellon University

12:15 - 1:45 p.m. Buffet lunch served in Presidents Hall 4 

Afternoon Session Chair: Vijay Krishna, Pennsylvania State University

1:45 - 3:45 p.m. 
John Morgan, University of California, Berkeley
"Securities Auctions under Moral Hazard: An Experimental Study"
Discussant: Jacob Goeree, California Institute of Technology 

Steven Tadelis
, University of California, Berkeley
"Bidding for Incomplete Contracts: An Empirical Analysis of Adaptation Costs"
Discussant: Harry Paarsch, University of Iowa

3:45 - 4:15 p.m. Break

4:15 - 5:15 p.m. 
Leslie Marx, Duke University
"The Economics of Contingent Re-auctions"
Discussant: Steven Williams, University of Illinois

Evening events will be held in the Senate Suites on the Main Level. 
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Reception 
7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Dinner 
Speaker: Michael Baye, Indiana University and Federal Trade Commission