Saturday, May 1, 2010
7:45 - 8:45a.m. Buffet breakfast in Senate Suites- Main Level
All sessions to be held in room 208
Morning Session Chair: Vijay Krishna, The Pennsylvania State University
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Rakesh Vohra, Northwestern University (coauthor: Mallesh M. Pai, Northwestern University)
"Optimal Auctions with Budget Constraints"
Discussant: Sushil Bikhchandani, University of California, Los Angeles
R. Preston McAfee, Yahoo! Research (coauthors: Jiong Gong and Jianpei Li, University of International Business and Economics)
"Split-award Auctions with Investment"
Discussant: Luciano de Castro, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
11:00 -11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Igal Hendel, Northwestern University (coauthor: Aviv Nevo, Northwestern University)
"A Simple Model of Demand Anticipation"
Discussant: Steven Berry, Yale University
12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Buffet lunch in Deans Hall I - Main Level
Afternoon Session Chair: Kalyan Chatterjee, The Pennsylvania State University
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Moritz Meyer-ter-Vehn, University of California, Los Angeles (coauthor: Simon Board, University of California, Los Angeles)
"Reputation for Quality"
Discussant: Jeroen Swinkels, Northwestern University
Matthew Shum, California Institute of Technology (coauthors: Federico Echenique and SangMok Lee, California Institute of Technology)
Discussant: Jeremy Fox, The University of Chicago
4:00-4:30 p.m. Break
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
CRIFES ENERGY REPORT
Kerem Cosar, The Pennsylvania State University
Barry Ickes, The Pennsylvania State University
Evening events will be held at the Letterman's Lounge in Beaver Stadium
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Reception
7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Dinner
Bus service will be provided for event at Beaver Stadium