Economic Theory Seminars Winter 2005

Thursday Sproul 2206 4:10 – 5:30 p.m. (unless otherwise specified)

When available, the papers may be downloaded as pdf files, which can be read or printed using the Acrobat Reader.

1/13/2005 Joel Watson UCSD- Economics Department “Contract, Mechanism Design, and Technological Detail”
1/19/2005* Prasanta Pattanik UC Riverside- Economics Department

*NOTE: Wednesday 4:30-5:30pm

Joint with the PED seminar “On some difficulties in standard of living comparisons based on functionings”
1/27/2005 David Ellerman UC Riverside “On a Difficulty in Welfare Economics: The Reversibility of the ‘Efficiency’ and ‘Equity’ Distinction in the Marshall-Pigou-Kaldor-Hicks Tradition of Non-Paretian Welfare Economics”
2/3/2005 Economics Department Department Recruitment
2/10/2005 Economics Department Department Recruitment
2/17/2005 Economics Department Department Recruitment
2/25/2005* Michael Schwartz UC Berkeley

*NOTE: Friday

“Many-to-One Bargaining over a Depreciating Object” (joint work with David McAdams)
3/3/2005* Preston McAfee Caltech- Economics Department

*NOTE: joint with Thomas Wiseman

“Capacity Choice Counters the Coase Conjecture”
3/10/2005 Hongbin Cai UCLA- Economics Department “Firm Reputation and Horizontal Integration”
3/14/2005* Eric Maskin Princeton- Advanced Studies

*NOTE: Monday

“Uncertainty and Hyperbolic Discounting”