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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 GreenThe Pennsylvania State University

8:45 - 10:45 a.m.
Motty PerryHebrew 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
Health Care"

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 EngleMichael 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