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Theory Seminars


The Economics Department is pleased to announce our upcoming Theory seminars.

All Theory seminars will be held remotely via Zoom on Fridays from 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM (Eastern time), unless indicated otherwise. Please contact Marie Browne for Zoom link if you would like to attend: mpbrown@emory.edu

Fall 2021 Schedule

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Friday, September 10, 2021

Scott Kominers, Harvard University

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Scott Kominers, Harvard University

Topic: "To Infinity and Beyond: Scaling Economic Theories via Logical Compactness"

Host: In-Koo Cho


Friday, September 17, 2021

Xiosheng Mu, Princeton University

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Xiosheng Mu, Princeton University

Topic: "Monotone Additive Statistics"

Host: In-Koo Cho


Friday, September 24, 2021

Heski Bar-Isaac, University of Toronto

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Heski Bar-Isaac, University of Toronto

Topic: "Investment in Human Capital under Endogenous Asymmetric Information"

Host: Teddy Kim


Friday, October 1, 2021

Najeeb Ali, Penn State

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

S. Nageeb Ali, Penn State

Topic: "Voluntary Disclosure and Personalized Pricing"

Host: In-Koo Cho


Friday, October 8, 2021

Songzi Du, University of California

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Songzi Du, University of California-San Diego

Topic:  "On the Structure of Informationally Robust Optimal Auctions"

Host: Teddy Kim


Friday, October 22, 2021

Eran Shmaya, Stony Brook University

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Eran Shmaya, Stony Brook University

Topic:  "Disentangling Exploration and Exploitation"

Host: Teddy Kim


Friday, October 29, 2021

Ben Brooks, University of Chicago

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Ben Brooks, University of Chicago

Topic:  “A Canonical Game – 75 Years in the Making – Showing the Equivalence of Matrix Games and Linear Programming”

Host: In-Koo Cho


Friday, November 5, 2021

Benjamin Lester, Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Benjamin Lester, Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank

Topic:  "Market Making with Search and Information Frictions"

Host: Teddy Kim 

Spring 2022 Schedule

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Friday, February 11, 2022

Kfir Eliaz, Tel Aviv University4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Kfir Eliaz, Tel Aviv University

Topic: TBA

Host:  In-Koo Cho


Friday, February 18, 2022

lind-nels4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Nelson Lind, Emory University

Topic: TBA

Host: In-Koo Cho


Friday, February 25, 2022

Jingfeng Lu, National University of Singapore10:00 AM - 11:15 AM  (new time)

Jingfeng Lu, National University of Singapore

Topic: "Optimal Orchestration of Rewards and Punishments in Rank-Order Contests"

Host: Maria Arbatskaya


Friday, March 18, 2022

Ariel Rubenstein4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Ariel Rubinstein, Tel Aviv University and NYU

Topic: TBA

Host:  In-Koo Cho


Friday, April 1, 2022

Johannes Horner4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Johannes Horner, Yale University

Topic: TBA

Host In-Koo Cho


Friday, April 15, 2022

Stephen Morris, MIT4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Stephen Morris, MIT

Topic: TBA

Host: In-Koo-Cho


Friday, April 22, 2022

Alessandro Lizzeri, Princeton University4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Alessandro Lizzeri, Princeton University

Topic: TBA

Host In-Koo Cho