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Berlin Micro Theory Seminar Series

The Berlin micro theory seminars take place at the WZB Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (Room B004/005) on Mondays during the semester from 17:15-18:30. The seminar series is supported by the Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP) and of the CRC TRR 190 on Rationality and Competition. Contact us at microtheory.wiwi@hu-berlin.de.

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Winter 2016/2017

Date Speaker Topic Host
17 no seminar -
24 Sebastian Schweighofer-Kodritsch (HU Berlin) Time Preferences and Bargaining  
31 Piero Gottardi (European University Institute) Competing Mechanisms in Markets for Lemons Strausz

Cedric Wasser (U Bonn)

Optimal Structure and Dissolution of Partnerships Strausz
14 Oliver Tercieux (Paris School of Economics) The Design of Teacher Assignment: Theory and Evidence Strausz
21 Gabriel  Carroll (Stanford U) Robustly Optimal Auctions with Unknown Resale Opportunities Strausz
28 Nicola Dimitri (University of Siena) Why do lotteries exist? Chiappinelli
5 Alex Smolin (U Bonn) Evaluation Theory of Wage Growth Vasama
12 Willemien Kets (Northwestern U) Challenging conformity: A case for diversity Foucart/Strausz
9 Benjamin Balzer (UT Sydney) Collusion in Auctions: An informed principal perspective Meisner
16 Marco Sahm (U Bamberg) Advance-Purchase Financing of Projects with Few Buyers Strausz
23 Stephan Luck (Princeton U) Liquidity benefits and bank capital requirements Lang
30 Francesco Nava (London School of Economics) Differentiated Durable Goods Schweighofer-Kodritsch
6 Florian Hoffmann (U Bonn) Only time will tell: A theory of deferred compensation and its regulation Strausz
13 Markus Reisinger (Frankfurt School) Patent Pools in Input Markets Strausz

Summer 2017

Date Speaker Topic Host
24 Erik Mohlin (Lund U)   Foucart
1 Public holiday – no seminar    
8 Albin Erlanson (Stockholm U)   Lang
15 Navin Kartik (Columbia U)   Strausz
22 Rahul Deb (University of Toronto)   Strausz
29 Johannes Horner (Yale U)   Strausz
5 Pentecost – no seminar    
12 Margaret Meyer (University of Oxford)   Foucart/Strausz
19 Susanne Goldlücke (University of Konstanz)   Schöttner
26 Mohammad Akbarpour (Stanford GSB)   Meisner
3 Sarah Auster (Bocconi U)   Foucart/Strausz
10 Sander Onderstal (UV Amsterdam)   Seres




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past seminars

Supported by

BCCP Berlin and CRC TRR 190