Contests, Mechanisms & Experiments Conference – 27th to 29th April 2012
The Department of Economics, University of Exeter Business School is pleased to announce a conference on Contests, Mechanisms and Experiments from April 27-29 to be held at University of Exeter. The conference aims to bring together researchers who are at the forefront of research in the areas of contests and mechanisms in theory and experiments to idyllic South West of England.
Our schedule is to have registration at 12-1 pm on Friday April 27 followed by lunch. The first talk will begin at 2 pm. There will be dinners on Friday and Saturday with a tour of the Exeter Cathedral on Friday and on Saturday we have planned a tour to Castle Drogo and a short walk to Fingle Bridge at the edge of Dartmoor. The workshop will end at 3 pm on Sunday. Each talk will be approximately 45 minutes.
The paper presentations consists of the following speakers: Tim Cason, Yan Chen, Alex Gershkov, Dan Kovenock, Vijay Krishna, Bernard Lebrun, Dan Levin, Ron Siegel, Aner Sela, Ted Turocy, David Wettstein, Eyal Winter and Charles Zheng.
We would like to invite participants to attend the conference. We will also have a poster session to be held during the conference. All participants are invited to submit posters. The posters as expected need to be in the areas suggested by the name of the conference, Contests, Mechanisms and Experiments. We will partially subsidize stay, travel and food for all participants whose posters are accepted for the poster session.
As there are limited spaces available, all interested participants should please let us know by March 15, 2012 at the latest if you are able to attend and also the title of the tentative poster you intend to present. Please email Steph Barnard (s.c.barnard(at)exeter.ac.uk<mailto:<a href="mailto:s.c.barnard>) with the details.
Please circulate this information to those in your department who may be interested in attending.
Prof Todd Kaplan
Dr Surajeet Chakravarty
Prof Tigran Melkonyan