Thursday, October 19, 2017

NBER Market Design Working Group Meeting tomorrow and Saturday

The market design meeting starting tomorrow in Boston includes two "New Directions" sessions, one on Transportation and Market Design and one on Development Economics and Market Design.

Here's the program: Market Design Working Group Meeting
Michael Ostrovsky and Parag A. Pathak, Organizers
October 20-21, 2017

Feldstein Conference Room, 2nd Floor
1050 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA
Friday, October 20

9:00 am
Haluk Ergin, University of California at Berkeley
Tayfun Sönmez, Boston College
Utku Unver, Boston College
Efficient and Incentive Compatible Liver Exchange
9:45 am
Nikhil Agarwal, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Itai Ashlagi, Stanford University
Michael A. Rees, University of Toledo Medical Center
Paulo J. Somaini, Stanford University and NBER
Daniel C. Waldinger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
An Empirical Framework for Sequential Assignments: The Allocation of Deceased Donor Kidneys
10:30 am
11:00 am
Eric Budish, University of Chicago and NBER
Robin S. Lee, Harvard University and NBER
Will the Market Fix the Market? A Theory of Stock Market Competition and Innovation
11:45 am
Albert "Pete" Kyle, University of Maryland
Jeongmin Lee, Washington University in St. Louis
Toward a Fully Continuous Exchange
12:30 pm
2:00 pm
Paul Milgrom, Stanford University
Ilya Segal, Stanford University
Deferred-Acceptance Clock Auctions and Radio Spectrum Reallocation
2:45 pm
Lawrence Ausubel, University of Maryland
Christina Aperjis, Power Auctions LLC
Oleg V. Baranov, University of Colorado Boulder
Market Design and the FCC Incentive Auction
3:30 pm
Ulrich Doraszelski, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Katja Seim, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Michael Sinkinson, Yale University and NBER
Peichun Wang, University of Pennsylvania
Ownership Concentration and Strategic Supply Reduction
4:15 pm
New Directions: Transportation and Market Design
4:30 pm
Michael Ostrovsky, Stanford University and NBER
Michael Schwarz, Google Research
To Be Announced
5:00 pm
Peter Cramton, University of Maryland
Richard Geddes, Cornell University
Axel Ockenfels, University of Cologne
Markets for Road Use: Eliminating Congestion through Scheduling, Routing, and Real-Time Road Pricing
5:30 pm
Juan Camilo Castillo, Stanford University
Dan Knoepfle, Uber Technologies
Glen Weyl, Microsoft Research
Surge Pricing Solves the Wild Goose Chase (slides)
6:00 pm

Saturday, October 21
8:15 am
Coach Bus leaves Royal Sonesta Hotel for NBER
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am
Parag A. Pathak, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Peng Shi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
How Well Do Structural Demand Models Work? Counterfactual Predictions in School Choice
9:45 am
Georgy Artemov, University of Melbourne
Yeon-Koo Che, Columbia University
Yinghua He, Rice University
Strategic `Mistakes': Implications for Market Design Research
10:30 am
11:00 am
Jacob D. Leshno, Columbia University
Irene Y. Lo, Columbia University
The Cutoff Structure of Top Trading Cycles in School Choice
11:45 am
Esen Onur, CFTC
David Reiffen, CFTC
Lynn Riggs, CFTC
Haoxiang Zhu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Mechanism Selection and Trade Formation on Swap Execution Facilities: Evidence from Index CDS
12:30 pm
2:00 pm
Constantinos Daskalakis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Christos H. Papadimitriou, University of California at Berkeley
Christos Tzamos, Microsoft Research
Does Information Revelation Improve Revenue?
2:45 pm
Dirk Bergemann, Yale University
Tibor Heumann, HEC - Montreal
Stephen Morris, Princeton University
Information and Market Power
3:30 pm
New Directions: Development Economics and Market Design
4:00 pm
Jean-François Houde, Cornell University and NBER
Terence R. Johnson, University of Notre Dame
Molly Lipscomb, University of Virginia
Laura A. Schechter, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Using Market Mechanisms to Increase the Take-up of Improved Sanitation in Senegal
4:30 pm
Reshmaan N. Hussam, Yale University
Natalia Rigol, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Benjamin N. Roth, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Targeting High Ability Entrepreneurs Using Community Information: Mechanism Design in the Field
5:00 pm
Yusuke Narita, Yale University
Experimental Design as Market Design: Billions of Dollars Worth of Treatment Assignments
5:30 pm

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