2016 NSF Decentralization Conference Program 

All sessions held in Smith- Buonnano Hall Room 106 (95 Cushing Street). Map of conference locations. Presenters are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Friday, April 1

12:30-1:00 Arrival, welcome packets, light refreshments

1:00-2:00 “A Conceptual Foundation for the Theory of Risk Aversion” Yonatan Aumann*

2:00-3:00 “On Interim Rationality, Belief Formation, and Learning in Decision Problems with Bounded Memory” Pathikrit Basu* and Kalyan Chatterjee

3:00-3:30 Coffee break

3:30-4:30 “Bilateral Renegotiation in Multilateral Enforcement” S. Nageeb Ali, David Miller*, and Yilin Yang

4:30-5:30 "Existence of Share Equilibrium in Symmetric Local Public Good Economies"Anne van den Nouweland* and Myrna Wooders

5:45  Reception at Robinson Hall (64 Waterman Street)

Saturday April 2

8:30-9:00 Continental breakfast

9:00-10:00 “Information Design: The Random Posterior Approach” Laurent Mathevet*, Jacopo Perego, and Ina Taneva

10:00-11:00 “Information Acquisition under Persuasive Precedent versus Binding Precedent” Ying Chen* and Hulya Eraslan

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:30 “On the Equivalence of Bayesian and Dominant Strategy Implementation: The Case of Non-Linear Utilities” Alexey Kushnir* and Shuo Liu

12:30-1:30 Lunch break

1:30-2:30 “Dynamic Certification and Reputation for Quality” Ivan Marinovic, Andrzej Skrzypacz, and Felipe Varas*

2:30-3:30 “Incomplete Information Games with Ambiguity Averse Players” Eran Hanany, Peter Klibanoff*, and Sujoy Mukerji

 3:30-4:00 Coffee break

4:00-5:00 “Information Acquisition and Provision in School Choice” Yan Chen* and Yinghua He

5:00-6:00 “Kidney Exchange with Immunosuppressants” Youngsub Chun, Eun Jeong Heo*, and Sunghoon Hong

6:30 Conference dinner at the Alumnae Hall Crystal Room (194 Meeting Street)

Sunday April 3

8:30-9:00 Continental breakfast

9:00-10:00 “Robustness and Separation in Multidimensional Screening” Gabriel Carroll*

10:00-11:00 “Multidimensional Screening: A Solution to a Class of Problems” Raymond Deneckere and Sergei Severinov*

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:30 “Challenging Comformity: A Case for Diversity” Willemien Kets* and Alvaro Sandroni

12:30-1:00 Light refreshments