Friday, April 30, 2010
7:15 - 8:15 a.m. Buffet breakfast in Executive Room - Garden Level
All sessions to be held in room 208
8:30-8:45a.m. Welcoming Remarks
Barry Ickes, The Pennsylvania State University
Isabelle Perrigne, The Pennsylvania State University
Morning Session Chair: Ed Green, The Pennsylvania State University
8:45 - 10:45 a.m.
Motty Perry, Hebrew University (coauthor: Alex Gershkov, Hebrew University)
"Dynamic Contracts with Moral Hazard and Adverse Selection"
Discussant: Patrick Rey, Toulouse School of Economics
Minjung Park, University of Minnesota (coauthors: Patrick Bajari and Robert Town, University of Minnesota and Han Hong, Stanford University)
"Regression Discontinuity Designs with an Endogenous
Forcing Variable and an Application to Contracting in
Discussant: Liran Einav, Stanford University
10:45 -11:15 a.m. Break
11-15a.m. - 12:15p.m.
Halbert White, University of California, San Diego (coauthors: Liangiun Su, Singapore Management University and Stefan Hoderlein, Brown University)
"Testing Monotonicity in Unobservables iwth Panel Data"
Discussant: Quang Vuong, The Pennsylvania State University
12:15 - 1:45 p.m. Buffet lunch in Presidents Hall I - Main Level
Afternoon Session Chair: Isabelle Perrigne, The Pennsylvania State University
1:45 - 3:45 p.m.
Laurent Lamy, Paris School of Economics
"The Econometrics of Auctions with Asymmetric Anonymous Bidders "
Discussant: Isabelle Perrigne, The Pennsylvania State University
Steven Tadelis, University of California, Berkeley (coauthor: Florian Zettelmeyer, Northwestern University)
"The Effect of Information on Auction Outcomes:
A Large Scale Field Experiment"
Discussant: Larry Ausubel, University of Maryland
3:45 - 4:15 p.m. Break
4:15 - 5:15 p.m.
Ariel Pakes, Harvard University (coauthor: Chaim Fershtman, Tel Aviv University)
"Finite State Dynamic Games with Asymmetric Information: A Framework for Applied Work"
Discussant: Victor Aguirregabiria, University of Toronto
Evening events will be held at Hintz Alumni Center
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Reception
7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Dinner
Evening events include a presentation by Robert Engle, Michael Armellino Professor of Finance and Nobel Laureate 2003, NYU-Stern School of Business
Bus service will be provided for event at Hintz Alumni Center starting at 6:15pm from the Penn Stater Main Lobby