Weekly Seminar: Drew Fudenberg, “Predicting and Understanding Initial Play” (Thursday, October 5th, 2017)
Drew Fudenberg is the Paul A. Samuelson Professor of Economics at MIT. He received an A.B. in applied mathematics from Harvard College in 1978, and a Ph.D. in economics from MIT in 1981. Fudenberg’s work on game theory ranges from foundational work on learning and equilibrium to the analysis of repeated games and reputation effects to the study of particular games, competition between firms, and other topics in theoretical industrial organization. More recently he has worked on topics in behavioral economics and decision theory such as self-control and stochastic choice.
Weekly Seminar: Isabel Trevino, “Strategic Uncertainty and Information Structures in Coordination Games” (Thursday, September 14, 2017)
Isabel Trevino is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at UC San Diego. She received her PhD in Economics from New York University. Her research is in the areas of microeconomic theory and experimental economics.
October 12 – Roman Sheramata (Case Western)
November 2 – Devesh Rustagi (Goethe Institute)
November 9 – Piotr Evdokimov (Itam)
November 30 – David Gill (Purdue)
December 14 – Katie Baldiga Coffman (Harvard)