News and Recent Events
Bates White expands its graduate fellowship program and announces research grants for undergraduate students. For more information, please click here.
Some recent placements of out graduate students
- Isa Hafalir, Carnegie Mellon University, Essays in Microeconomic Theory, advisor: Vijay Krishna.
- Daniel Xu, New York University, Structural Analysis of Productivity Heterogeneity, Firm
Turnover and Industry Dynamics, advisor: Mark Roberts.
Some recent important achievements by our Faculty
- The Human Capital Foundation has made a substantial gift to the center for 2007/2008 as part of an on going commitment to CAPCP. The funding will be used for an upcoming major conference, graduate students, and conducting research on asymmetric auctions.
- Vijay Krishna, in collaboration with John Morgan from UC Berkeley, was awarded a three-year grant starting in 2005 by the National Science Foundation on Mechanism Design with Imperfect Commitment.
- Isabelle Perrigne and Quang Vuong were awarded a three-year grant starting in 2005 by the National Science Foundation on the Econometrics of Auctions and Regulation.
- Edward Green in collaboration with Hiroshi Fujiki and Akira Yamazaki are publishing the paper Incentive-efficient risk sharing in a settlement mechanism in the Journal of Economic Theory.
- Isabelle Perrigne in collaboration with Veronique Flambard from McEwan College has a paper accepted for publication at the Economic Journal on Asymmetry in Procurement Auctions: Some Evidence in Snow Removal Contracts.
- Herman Bierens has a paper accepted for publication at the Journal of Econometrics on the Econometrics Analysis of Linearized Singular Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Models.
- James Jordan has a paper accepted for publication at the Journal of Economic Theory on Pillage and Property.
- Robert C. Marshall in collaboration with Leslie M. Marx from Duke University has a paper accepted for publication at Journal of Economic Theory on Bidder Collusion.
- Barry Ickes, James Jordan, Vijay Krishna, Isabelle Perrigne and Quang Vuong have been solicited for publishing articles in the next Palgrave Dictionary of Economics.
Auction Theory by Vijay Krishna published by the Academic Press in 2002 is now a popular graduate textbook for courses in Microeconomics, Game theory and Auctions and a reference for anyone who wants to expolore issues on auctions. A second edition in under preparation.
Introduction to the mathematical and Statistical Foundations of Econometrics by Herman Bierens published by Cambridge University Press in 2004 is becoming a popular graduate textbook for a course in Statistics and Probability and a solid reference for anyone who wants to study the statistical foundations of modern econometrics.