SFB/TR15 Workshop Information Aggregation

Date: June 26 - 28, 2015
Location: Günnewig Hotel Residence
Local Organization: Sebastian Luxen (econ1@uni-bonn.de), Sabine Burch (burch@uni-bonn.de), Institute for Microeconomics at the University of Bonn

Homepage: https://sites.google.com/site/workshopinformationaggregation/


Friday, June 26

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm "Collective Search with Private Information", Aislinn Bohren*, Nageeb Ali, Discussant: Aniol Llorente-Saguer
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm "Get Rid of Unanimity: The Superiority of Majority Rule with Veto Power", Laurent Bouton, Aniol Llorente-Saguer, Frédéric Malherbe, Discussant : Joel Sobel
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm "A Possibility Theorem on Information Aggregation in Elections", Paulo Barelli, Sourav Bhattacharya*, Lucas Siga, Discussant: Anne-Katrin Roesler
7:30 pm Dinner - Only with invitation

Saturday, June 27

9:30 am – 10:30 am "Strategic Selection Bias", Marco Ottaviani*, Peter Sorensen, Discussant: Hulya Eraslan
11:00 am – 12:00 pm "Market Selection and the Information Content of Prices", Alp Atakan*, Mehmet Ekmekci, Discussant: Wolfgang Pesendorfer
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm "Common Value Auctions with Costly Entry", Pauli Murto*, Juuso Valimaki, Discussant: Teddy Kim
1:15 pm – 2:30 pm Lunch
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm "Benchmarks in Search Markets", Darrell Duffie, Piotr Dworczak, Haoxiang Zhu*, Discussant: Gabor Virag
Afterwards: Boat trip on the Rhine river departs at 4 pm, arrives at 5 pm, Walk/Hike to Drachenfels
7:30 pm Conference Dinner at Le Petit Lion - Only with invitation

Sunday, June 28

9:30 am – 10:30 am "Auctions with Bidder Solicitation", Stephan Lauermann*, Asher Wolinsky, Discussant: Lucas Siga
11:00 am – 12:00 pm "A Theory of Vote-Trading and Information Aggregation", Peter Eso, Stephen Hansen, Lucy White*, Discussant: Nenad Kos
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm "Strategic Trading in Informationally Complex Environments", Nicolas S. Lambert, Michael Ostrovsky*, Mikhail Panov, Discussant: Mehmet Ekmekci
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch
Afterwards: Train leaves for Gerzensee. See homepage for further information on the connection.