Mini-conference on Networks

Sponsored by Economics Department, BEO and OVPR

Dates:  April 19-20, 2013

Location:  PSTC, 68 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02912

Directions from Amtrak to the Conference building

Organizers: Itay FainmesserKaivan Munshi; Administrative Assistant:  Natalia Ignatyeva

 

Schedule

April 19, Friday

9:00 am - 9:45 am: Gathering + refreshments

9:45 am - 10:00 am: Opening Remarks

10:00 am - 10:45 am: Peyton Young (Oxford University), "Rapid Innovation Diffusion with Local Interaction" (with Gabriel Kreindler)

10:45 am - 11:30 pm: Paul Niehaus (UCSD), "Interpersonal Influence"

11:30 am - 11:45 pm: Break

11:45 am - 12:30 pm: Arthur Campbell (Yale SOM)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm: Lunch (70 Waterman Street)

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm: Robin Lee (NYU Stern), "Markov-Perfect Network Formation: An Applied Framework for Bilateral Oligopoly and Bargaining in Buyer-Seller

Networks"

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm: Chaim Fershtman (Tel Aviv University), "Social Clubs and Social Networks" (with Dotan Persitz)

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm: Break

3:30 pm- 4:15 pm: Sanjeev Goyal (Cambridge University), "Competing in Networks" (with Hoda Heidari and Michael Kearns (University of Pennsylvania)

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm: Sharad Goel (MSR NYC), "Going Viral" and the Structure of Online Diffusion"

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Free time

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Dinner  

 

April 20, Saturday

9:00 am - 9:30 am: Breakfast

9:30 am - 10:15 am: Itay Fainmesser (Brown University), "Pricing of Goods with Local Network Effects"

10:15 am - 11:00 am: Emerson Melo (CalTech), "Price Competition in Networked Markets of Complement and Substitutes"

11:00 am - 11:30 pm: Break

11:30 pm - 12:15 pm: Andrea Galeotti (University of Essex)

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm: Lunch (70 Waterman Street)

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm: Catherine Tucker (MIT Sloan), " Social Advertising"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                    

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