Friday, May 31, 2013

Experimental Economics and Market Design in Zurich: ESA meetings July 11-14, 2013

The international meeting of the Economic Science Association will be in Zurich. (Jacob Goeree will become the president of ESA at that time.) Registration deadline is June 1...

Keynote lectures will be delivered by:

The ESA meetings will be preceded by a market design workshop:

On Thursday, July 11 the ESEI center for market design will host their second workshop.  Details about the workshop can be found on the website for the ESA World Meetings ("ESEI Workshop" tab) 

The workshop is organized around 5 major market design questions with presentations delivered by the following speakers:

  1. Electricity Markets
o   Wedad Elmaghraby (University of Maryland)
o   Axel Ockenfels (University of Cologne)
  1. Financial Markets
o   Paul Klemperer (Oxford University)
o   Peter Bossaerts (California Institute of Technology)
o   J├╝rgen Huber (University of Innsbruck)
  1. Spectrum Auctions
o   Martin Bichler (Technical University of Munich)
o   Maarten Janssen (University of Vienna)
  1. Airport Resource Allocation
o   Hamsa Balakrishnan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  1. Online Markets
o   Yan Chen (University of Michigan)
o   Tuomas Sandholm (Carnegie Mellon University)

The workshop starts at 8:20AM and ends at 5:00PM, when the reception for the ESA World Meetings starts.   The workshop is open to everyone and we very much welcome ESA conference participants.  

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