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Friday, June 1, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Luciano Pomatto, Assistant Professor of Economics, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech

Modeling the cost of information

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 127
Thursday, May 31, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Chad Kendall, Assistant Professor, Finance and Business Economics, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California

Herding and Contrarianism: A Matter of Preference?

Finance Seminar Series
Location: Baxter B125
Thursday, May 17, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Arthur Korteweg, Dean's Associate Professor in Business Administration & Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California

Venture Capital Contracts

Finance Seminar Series
Location: Baxter B125
Friday, May 11, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Shai Vardi, Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Caltech

Stepwise Presidential Election Reform

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 127
Thursday, May 3, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Jarrad Harford, Professor of Finance, Chair of the Department of Finance and Business Economics, Paul Pigott-PACCAR Professor in Business Administration, Foster School of Business, University of Washington

International Trade and the Propagation of Merger Waves

Finance Seminar Series
Location: Baxter B125
Friday, April 27, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Itai Ashlagi, Professor of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University

Kidney Exchange: Market Failure and Solutions

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 127
Thursday, April 19, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Andrea Buffa, Assistant Professor of Finance, Boston University

Institutional Investors, Heterogeneous Benchmarks and the Comovement of Asset Prices

Finance Seminar Series
Location: Baxter B125
Thursday, April 12, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Xing Huang, Assistant Professor of Finance, Olin School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis

Extrapolative Beliefs in the Cross-section: What Can We Learn from the Crowds?

Finance Seminar Series
Location: Baxter B125
Friday, April 6, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Daniela Saban, Assistant Professor of Operations, Information & Technology, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

Improving the search for partners on two-sided online markets

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 127
Thursday, April 5, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Samuel Hartzmark, Assistant Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

Reconsidering Returns

Finance Seminar Series
Location: Baxter B125
Thursday, March 1, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Robert Engle, Michael Armellino Professor of Finance, Stern School of Business, New York University

How Much SRISK is Too Much?

Finance Seminar Series
Location: Baxter B125
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Alexander Lipton, Founder and CEO, StrongHold Labs; Connection Science Fellow, MIT

Modern Monetary Circuit Theory and Stability of Financial Ecosystem

Finance Seminar Series
Location: Baxter B125
Friday, December 1, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Cole Williams, Graduate Student, UC Irvine

Echo Chambers: Disagreement and Polarization in Bayesian Learning

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 125
Friday, November 17, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Irene Lo, PhD Candidate, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Department, Columbia University

Dynamic Matching in School Choice: Efficient Seat Reassignment after Late Cancellations

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 125
Thursday, November 16, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tarun Chordia, Professor of Finance, Goizueta Business School, Emory University

p-hacking: Evidence from two million trading strategies

Finance Seminar Series
Location: Baxter B125
Friday, November 10, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Tewodros (Teddy) Mekonnen, Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Caltech

Ex-ante Comparative Statics: Responsiveness to Information Quality

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 125
Friday, November 3, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Amy Ward, Associate Professor, Marshall School of Business, USC

Dynamic Matching for Real-Time Ridesharing

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 125
Friday, October 27, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Marcelo Fernandez, Graduate Student, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech

Deferred Acceptance and Regret-Free Truthtelling: A characterization result

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 125
Friday, October 6, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Pathikrit Basu, Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Caltech

On interim rationality, belief formation and learning in decision problems with bounded memory

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 125
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bernard Herskovic, Assistant Professor of Finance, Anderson School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles

Acquiring Information Through Peers

Finance Seminar Series
Location: Baxter B125
Friday, September 29, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Mihai Manea, Stanford University

Bottleneck Links, Essential Intermediaries, and Competing Paths of Diffusion in Networks

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 125
Friday, May 26, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Rachel Cummings, Graduate Student, Computing & Mathematical Sciences, Caltech

The Possibilities and Limitations of Private Prediction Markets

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 127
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Will Goetzmann, Edwin J. Beinecke Professor of Finance and Management Studies, School of Management, Yale University

This talk has been cancelled.

Finance Seminar Series
Location: Baxter B125
Friday, May 12, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Juba Ziani, Graduate Student, Computer Science, Caltech

Efficiently characterizing games consistent with perturbed equilibrium observations

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 127
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
John Zhu, Assistant Professor of Finance, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Renegotiation of Dynamically Incomplete Contracts

Finance Seminar Series
Location: Baxter B125
Friday, April 21, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Guillaume Roger, Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of Sydney

Scale Effects in Dynamic Contracting

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 127
Friday, April 14, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Bettina Klaus, Professor, Department of Business and Economics, Universite de Lausanne

Object Allocation via Immediate-Acceptance: Characterizations and an Affirmative Action Application

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 127
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cary Frydman, Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Economics, Marshall School of Business, USC

The Role of Salience and Attention in Choice Under Risk: An Experimental Investigation

Finance Seminar Series
Location: Baxter B125
Friday, April 7, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Shai Vardi, Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Caltech

Controlled Dynamic Fair Division

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 127
Friday, March 3, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Yu Cheng, Graduate Student, CS Theory Group, USC

Computational Aspects of Optimal Information Revelation

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 127
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Nicolae Gârleanu, Professor of Finance, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Finance in a Time of Disruptive Growth

Finance Seminar Series
Location: Baxter B125
Friday, December 16, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Jun Zhang, Graduate Student, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech

Level-k Reasoning in School Choice

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 127
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Juhani Linnainmaa, Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics, Marshall School of Business, USC

The History of the Cross Section of Stock Returns

Finance Seminar Series
Location: Baxter B125
Friday, December 9, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Dorothea Kubler, Professor and Director of the Research Unit, WZB Berlin Social Science Center

College Admissions with Entrance Exams: Centralized versus Decentralized

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 127
Friday, December 2, 2016
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Behavioral Finance Conference

Location: Beckman Behavioral Biology B180
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Song Ma, Assistant Professor of Finance, School of Management, Yale University

Agency, Incentives, and Motivating Innovation

Finance Seminar Series
Location: Baxter B125
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Aviad Rubenstein, Computer Science PhD Candidate, UC Berkeley

Hardness of Approximation between P and NP

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter B125
Friday, November 11, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Juba Ziani, Graduate Student, Computer Science, Caltech

Efficiently characterizing games consistent with perturbed equilibrium observations

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 127
Friday, November 4, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Jörgen Kratz, Graduate Student, Department of Economics, Lund University

Kidney Exchange over the Blood Group Barrier

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 127
Friday, October 28, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Leonard Schulman, Professor of Computer Science, Engineering & Applied Science, Caltech

The Duality Gap for Two-Team Zero-Sum Games

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 127
Friday, October 14, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Haifeng Xu, Graduate Student, Economics & Computation, USC

Persuasion Through the Computational Lens

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 127
Monday, October 10, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Robert Marquez, Professor of Finance, Graduate School of Management, University of California, Davis

Financial Frictions, Foreign Currency Borrowing, and Systemic Risk

Finance Seminar Series
Location: Baxter B125
Monday, September 26, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Huseyin Gulen, Associate Professor of Finance, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University

Extrapolation Bias and the Predictability of Stock Returns by Price-Scaled Variables

Finance Seminar Series
Location: Baxter B125
Thursday, August 4, 2016
9:00 AM - Saturday, August 6, 2016 3:00 PM

WISE16: Workshop on Information and Social Economics

Workshops on Information and Social Economics
Location: Baxter B125
Friday, June 3, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Krishnamurthy (Dj) Dvijotham, Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Science, Caltech

Market Dynamics of Best-Response with Lookahead

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 125
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Joseph Gerakos, Associate Professor of Accounting and David G. Booth Faculty Fellow, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

Prediction Versus Inducement and the Informational Efficiency of Going Concern Opinions

Finance Seminar Series
Location: Baxter B125
Friday, May 27, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Shang-Hua Teng, Seeley G. Mudd Professor, Computer Science Viterbi School of Engineering, USC

Interplay between Influence Dynamics and Social Networks: Centrality, Cooperative Games, and Scalable Algorithms

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 125
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Yacine Ait-Sahalia, Otto A. Hack 1903 Professor of Finance and Economics, Princeton University

High Frequency Market Making

Finance Seminar Series
Location: Baxter B125
Friday, May 13, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Leonard Schulman, Professor of Computer Science, Division of Engineering and Applied Science, Caltech

The Invisible Hand of Laplace: the Role of Market Structure in Price Convergence and Oscillation

Linde Institute/Social and Information Sciences Laboratory Seminar Series (SISL)
Location: Baxter 125
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Alex Gorbenko, Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Economics, USC Marshall School of Business

Auctions with Endogenous Initiation

Finance Seminar Series
Location: Baxter B125

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