Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Call for papers: Game Theory in Trade and Development

Avinash Dixit writes: "  I am organizing a two-day (July 19-20) workshop on applications of game theory in the fields of international trade and economic development, as a part of the  Game Theory Society's summer festival this year. I would be grateful if you would publicize the attached call for papers among your colleagues and thesis-writing graduate students."

Call for papers
Game Theory Society’s 2011 Summer Festival
Two-day workshop (Tuesday-Wednesday July 19-20) on
Applications of Game Theory in Trade and Development

               The two-day workshop will consist of four sessions. Each session will have three papers: one invited overview paper, and two contributed new research papers. The themes of the sessions, and the invited presenters of the overview papers, are as follows:

1. International negotiations on international trade and related issues
(investment, intellectual property rights, environment etc)
     Kyle Bagwell, Stanford  University

2. Foundations of constitutions and their implications for development
     Roger Myerson, University of Chicago

3. Trade and investment in developing countries and transition economies
               with poor governance
     Avinash Dixit, Princeton University

4. Design of incentives and organizations for provision of public services
               in developing countries
    Timothy Besley, London School of Economics

               Submissions for contributed papers should be sent to me as PDF files attached to e-mail messages. Complete papers are preferred but detailed abstracts are acceptable. In the e-mail message please state for which of the four sessions you are submitting your paper.  Partial travel support for authors of accepted papers is available.

             The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2011 and decisions will be conveyed by April 15.

Avinash Dixit, workshop organizer

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