Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Workshop on Mechanism Design

(9 - 13 July 2018)

Venue: IMS Auditorium
Venue: Blk AS7, #01-02 Auditorium, Shaw Foundation Building, NUS, 5 Arts Link, Singapore 117570 (12 July 2018, Afternoon Session)
PDF Abstracts

Monday, 09 Jul 2018

08:30am - 09:00amRegistration
09:00am - 09:40am

Lusin’s theorem and mechanism design: lessons from the Vickrey-Mirrlees model of optimal income taxation

(PDF) (Video)



Peter Hammond
University of Warwick, UK
09:40am - 10:20am

Judicial mechanism design

(PDF)



Bruno Strulovici
Northwestern University, USA
10:20am - 10:50amGroup Photo & Coffee Break
10:50am - 11:30am

Self-evident events and the value of linking

(PDF)



Jimmy Chan
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
11:30am - 12:30pm

Distinguished Visitor Lecture Series / NUS Finance Cluster Interdisciplinary Speaker Series:

Dynamic contracts

(PDF) (Video 1 Video 2)



Yuliy Sannikov
Stanford University, USA
12:30pm - 02:00pmLunch Reception at IMS
02:00pm - 02:40pm

Mechanism design with financially constrained agents and costly verification

(PDF)



Yunan Li
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
02:40pm - 03:20pm

Equivalence of stochastic and deterministic mechanisms

(PDF)



Wei He
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
03:20pm - 03:40pmCoffee Break
03:40pm - 04:20pm

Sequential screening with hidden actions



Bin Liu
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, China

Tuesday, 10 Jul 2018

08:30am - 09:00amRegistration
09:00am - 09:40am

Communication in repeated games with imperfect private monitoring

(PDF)



Richard McLean
Rutgers University, USA
09:40am - 10:20am

Optimal discriminatory disclosure

(PDF) (Video)



Xianwen Shi
University of Toronto , Canada
10:20am - 10:50amCoffee Break
10:50am - 11:30am

Optimal delay in committees

(PDF)



Wing Suen
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
11:30am - 12:30pm

Distinguished Visitor Lecture Series / NUS Finance Cluster Interdisciplinary Speaker Series:

Dynamic contracts

(PDF) (Video 1 Video 2)



Yuliy Sannikov
Stanford University, USA
12:30pm - 02:00pmLunch Break
02:00pm - 02:40pm

Selling mechanisms for a financially constrained buyer

(PDF) (Video)



Juan Carlos Carbajal
University of New South Wales, Australia
02:40pm - 03:20pm

Maskin meets Abreu and Matsushima

(PDF)



Yifei Sun
University of International Business and Economics, China
03:20pm - 03:40pmCoffee Break
03:40pm - 04:20pm

Collusion-proof dynamic mechanisms

(PDF)



Heng Liu
University of Michigan, USA
04:20pm - 05:00pm

Strategically simple mechanisms

(PDF)



Jiangtao Li
University of New South Wales, Australia

Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018

08:30am - 09:00amRegistration
09:00am - 10:30am

Tutorial:

The reduced form in mechanism design

(PDF 1, PDF 2) (Video 1, Video 2)



Rakesh Vohra
University of Pennsylvania, USA
10:30am - 11:00amCoffee Break
11:00am - 12:30pm

Tutorial:

The reduced form in mechanism design

(PDF 1, PDF 2) (Video 1, Video 2)



Rakesh Vohra
University of Pennsylvania, USA
12:30pm - 02:00pmLunch Break

Thursday, 12 Jul 2018

08:30am - 09:00amRegistration
09:00am - 09:40am

Framing game theory

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Hitoshi Matsushima
University of Tokyo, Japan
09:40am - 10:20am

Costly miscalibration

(PDF)



Eran Shmaya
Northwestern University, USA
10:20am - 10:50amCoffee Break
10:50am - 11:30am

A strategic justification of the Talmud rule based on the concede-and-divide algorithm in bankruptcy problems

(PDF)



Chun-Hsien Yeh
Academia Sinica, Taiwan
11:30am - 12:30pm

Distinguished Visitor Lecture Series:

Perfect conditional epsilon-equilibria of multi-stage games with infinite sets of signals and actions

(PDF) (Video)



Philip J. Reny
The University of Chicago, USA
12:30pm - 02:00pmLunch Break
02:00pmVenue: Blk AS7, #01-02 Auditorium, Shaw Foundation Building, NUS, 5 Arts Link, Singapore 117570
02:00pm - 02:40pm

Dinosaur judges: conservative experts in a changing society



Kim-Sau Chung
Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
02:40pm - 03:20pm

Optimal selling mechanism with buyer price search



Jingfeng Lu
National University of Singapore, Singapore
03:20pm - 03:40pmCoffee Break
03:40pm - 05:10pm

Department of Economics Seminar Series / NUS Finance Cluster Interdisciplinary Speaker Series:

Dynamic trading: price inertia and front-running



Yuliy Sannikov
Stanford University, USA

Friday, 13 Jul 2018

08:30am - 09:00amRegistration
09:00am - 09:40am

What do mediators do? Information and bargaining design

(PDF) (Video)



Claudio Mezzetti
The University of Queensland, Australia
09:40am - 10:20am

Peer effect and the structure of teams

(PDF)



Pak Hung Au
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
10:20am - 10:50amCoffee Break
10:50am - 11:30am

Learning and evidence in principal-agent environments

(PDF)



Kym Pram
European University Institute, Italy
11:30am - 12:30pm

Distinguished Visitor Lecture Series:

How to count citations if you must

(PDF) (Video)



Philip J. Reny
The University of Chicago, USA
12:30pm - 02:00pmLunch Break