A MITRE Visiting Scholar lecture, “United States then, Europe now,” was given on April 9, 2012, by Thomas J. Sargent, the W. R. Berkley Professor of Economics and Business at New York University and 2011 Nobel Laureate in Economics.
The MITRE sponsored public lecture, “Finance and the Good Society,” was presented on April 18, 2012, by Robert J. Shiller, the Arthur M. Okun Professor of Economics, Department of Economics and Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University.
Justin Wolfers, a MITRE Visiting Scholar for fall term 2012, is now a Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Michigan.
Additional MITRE sponsored Visitors and Events include:
Cheng Hsiao, University of Southern California, presented “Panel versus Cross-Sectional Data,” April 18, 2012
Ryan Oprea, Associate Professor of Economics, University of British Columbia, MITRE visitor April 25 - 26, 2012
Mehmet Ekmekci, Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, MITRE visitor, April 30 - May 4, 2012
Peter Dolton, University of Sussex and Centre for Economic Performance London School of Economics, presented, “Identifying the Employment Effect of Invoking and Changing the Minimum Wage:A Spatial Analysis of the UK,” October 12, 2012
Auctions and Matching Workshop, November 2 – 3, 2012
Organized by Jeremy Fox, Assistant Professor of Economics, and Stephan Lauermann, Assistant Professor of Economics,this workshop brought together scholars in microeconomic theory and industrial organization to discuss the use of auctions and matching in market design problems.
Invited speakers include:
Fuhito Kojima, “Efficient Assignment with Interdependent Values
Yasutora Watanabe, “Entry by Merger”
Isabelle Perrigne, “Cost Uncertainty in Construction Procurements”
Eric Budish, “Primary-Market Auctions of Event Tickets”
Isa Hafalir, “School Choice with Controlled Choice Constraints”
Yeon-Koo Che, “Generalized Reduced-Form Auctions”
George Mailath, “Matching with Incomplete Information”
Dan Levin and Lixin Ye, “Auctions with Entry and Resale”
Tong Li, “Identification in Auctions with Selective Entry”
Robert A. Margo, Professor of Economics and Chair, Department of Economics, Boston University, MITRE visitor January 10 - 11 2013
James Andreoni, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of California - San Diego, MITRE visitor, March 18 - 22 2013
Sergei Guriev, Professor of Economics and President of the Center for Economic and Financial Research, New Economic School - Moscow, MITRE Visitor, March 25 - 29 2013