[June 23-25, 2011] Conference in honor of Claude d'Aspremont and Jean-François Mertens

CHOICES, GAMES AND ECONOMIC ORGANIZATIONS
A tribute in honor of Claude D'ASPREMONT and Jean-François MERTENS

 

An ARC - ECORE - IMMAQ - PAI Event

Claude d’Aspremont and Jean-François Mertens will retire after this academic year. To celebrate two of its most prominent members, CORE organizes a three-day conference from Thursday June 23 to Saturday June 25, 2011.
 

 Programme

Thursday, June 23: Industrial Organization (and related topics)

9:30 - 10:10 Jacques THISSE and Mathieu PARENTI
Do firms exploit their market power in the presence of a monopolistically competitive fringe? (with S. Kokovin and E. Zhelobodko)
   
10:10 - 10:50 Jean-Pierre PONSSARD
Short term entry barriers may be good for long term competition
   
10:50 - 11:30 Michel LE BRETON and Shlomo WEBER
Gale Nikaido and Milgrom-Shannon: Existence of Nash location equilibria (with D. Musatov and A. Savvateev)
   
11:30 - 11:55 Coffee break
   
11:55 - 12:35 Jacques CREMER
The value of incumbency in heterogeneous networks (with G. Biglaiser)
   
12:35 - 13:15 Hervé MOULIN
The price of imperfect competition on a network (with R. Velez)
   
13:15 - 14:15 Lunch break
   
14:15 - 14:55 Rabah AMIR and David ENCAOUA
Per-unit royalty vs fixed fee: the case of weak patents (with Y. Lefouilli)
   
14:55 - 15:35 Massimo MOTTA
A theory of predation
   
15:35 - 16:00 Coffee break
   
16:00 - 16:40 Bernard CORNET
Bid/Ask spread markets representable by the core of a capacity (with A. Chateauneuf)
   
16:40 - 17:20 Bernard de MEYER
Price dynamics on a stock market with asymmetric information
   
17:20 - 18:00 Peter HAMMOND
Remodelling financial markets: constrained efficiency with adverse selection
   
19:30 Conference dinner

Friday, June 24: Welfare Theory and Political Economy (and related topics)

9:30 - 10:10 Jean TIROLE
Laws and norms (with R. Benabou)
   
10:10 - 10:50 John WEYMARK
Social choice theory and the measurement of group fitness in biological hierarchies (with W. Bossert and X. Qi)
   
10:50 - 11:30 Philippe MONGIN
The relevance of utilitarianism (with M. Fleurbaey)
   
11:30 - 11:55 Coffee break
   
11:55 - 12:35 Francesco DE SINOPOLI
Electing a parliament
   
12:35 - 13:15 Bezalel PELEG
Condorcet's jury theorem: the dependent case
   
13:15 - 14:15 Lunch break
   
14:15 - 14:55 Herakles POLEMARCHAKIS
Optimal debt
   
14:55 - 15:35 Anna RUBINCHIK
Regularity and stability of equilibria in an overlapping generations growth model (with J.-F. Mertens)
   
15:35 - 16:00 Coffee break
   
16:00 - 16:40 Yair TAUMANN
Proper welfare weights for social optimization problems
   
16:40 - 17:20 Claude d'ASPREMONT and Rodolphe DOS SANTOS FERREIRA
Household behavior and individual autonomy: a Lindahl approach
   
18:00 Conference Cocktail

Saturday, June 25: Game Theory (and related topics)

 

9:30 - 10:10 Geoffroy DE CLIPPEL
On the strategic disclosure of feasible options in bargaining (with K. Eliaz)
   
10:10 - 10:50

Françoise FORGES
Implementation of communication equilibria by correlated cheap talk: the two player case (with P. Vida)

   
10:50 - 11:30 Ehud KALAI
 Stability in Bayesian games with many heterogeneous players (with J. Deb)
   
11:30 - 11:55 Coffee break
   
11:55 - 12:35 Sylvain SORIN
Continuous time approach to asymptotic value of repeated games
   
12:35 - 13:15 Hari GOVINDAN
Towards an axiomatic theory of equilibrium selection
   
13:15 - 14:15 Lunch break
   
14:15 - 14:55 Salvador BARBERA
Rules of k names
   
14:55 - 15:35 Pradeep DUBEY
The allocation of a prize
   
15:35 - 16:00 Coffee break
   
16:00 - 16:40 Abraham NEYMAN
Stochastic games
   
16:40 - 17:20 John Hillas and Elon KOHLBERG
Correlated equilibrium of Nash equilibrium as an Observer's assessment of the game (with John Pratt)
   
17:20 - 18:00 Jean-François MERTENS
Welfare analysis in overlapping generations models
   
18:30 Farewell drink at Hôtel Mercure

Scientific committee
François Maniquet (CORE-UCL)
Erik Schokkaert (CES-KUL and CORE-UCL)


Sponsors
Communauté Française de Belgique
Politique Scientifique Fédérale
Université catholique de Louvain, IMMAQ


Registration
Participation is free but registration mandatory with before May 27, 2011


Accommodation (by yourself and at your own cost)

  1. Hotel Mercure
    Boulevard de Lauzelle 61
    1348 Louvain-la-Neuve
    Tel: (+32)10/450751
    @: h2200@accor.com
  2. Hotel Leonardo (more difficult public transportation to LLN)
    Rue de la Wastinne 45
    B-1301 Wavre
    Tel: (+32)10/411363
    @: info.wavre@leonardo-hotels.com
  3. At Home Hotel (more difficult public transportation to LLN)
    Place Bosch 33
    B-1300 Wavre
    Tel: (+32)10/228383
    @: contact@at-homehotel.be
  4. Hotels in Brussels (30km/45' by train)

Location of Meeting
Aula Magna
Terrasse de l'Aula 4
B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve

How to arrive:
- if you are coming by car, free parking is available (follow the road signs from Exit 8a on E411)
- if you are coming by train or flight, check website (road signs from train station)


Contact & information
Fabienne Henry
CORE
34 voie du Roman Pays
B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve
Email :
Phone : (+32)10/474340
Fax: (+32)10/434301

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