Visitors

Camelia M. Kuhnen
Professor of Finance, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Expectations Uncertainty and Household Economic Behavior
Thursday, May 30, 2019

Kevin He
PhD Candidate in Economics, Harvard University
Mislearning from Censored Data: The Gambler’s Fallacy in Optimal-Stopping Problems
Friday, May 17, 2019

Arpit Gupta
Assistant Professor, Stern School of Business, New York University
Home Equity Mitigates the Financial and Mortality Consequences of Health Shocks: Evidence from Cancer Diagnoses
Thursday, May 16, 2019

Songfa Zhong
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, National University of Singapore; 2018-2019 NUS Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University
Intertemporal Consumption With Risk: A Revealed Preference Analysis
Friday, May 10, 2019

Jonathan Libgober
Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Southern California
Informational Robustness in Intertemporal Pricing
Friday, April 19, 2019

Gustavo Manso
Professor of Finance and William A. and Betty H. Hasler Chair in New Enterprise Development, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
Recommendations with Feedback
Thursday, April 4, 2019

Mark Jansen
Assistant Professor of Finance, Eccles School of Business, University of Utah
Spillover Effects of the Opioid Epidemic on Consumer Finance
Thursday, March 14, 2019

Laura Lindsey
Associate Professor of Finance, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
Exploration or Exploitation? Hedge Funds in Venture Capital
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Alex Imas
William S. Dietrich II Assistant Professor in Behavioral Economics, Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
Selling Fast and Buying Slow: Heuristics and Trading Performance of Institutional Investors
Thursday, November 29, 2018

Krishnamurthy Iyer
Assistant Professor, School of Operations Research and Information Engineering (ORIE), Cornell University
Information Design in Service Systems and Markets
Friday, November 2, 2018

Simina Brânzei
Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Purdue University
Universal growth in production economies
Friday, October 26, 2018

Justin Birru
Associate Professor, Fisher School of Business, Ohio State University
Capital Market Anomalies and Quantitative Research
Thursday, October 25, 2018

Terrance Odean
Rudd Family Foundation Professor of Finance, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
Learning Fast or Slow
Thursday, October 11, 2018

Chad Kendall
Assistant Professor, Finance and Business Economics, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
Herding and Contrarianism: A Matter of Preference?
Thursday, May 31, 2018

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
Thursday, May 17, 2018

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
Thursday, May 3, 2018

Itai Ashlagi
Professor of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University
Kidney Exchange: Market Failure and Solutions
Friday, April 27, 2018     

Andrea Buffa
Assistant Professor of Finance, Boston University
Institutional Investors, Heterogeneous Benchmarks and the Co-movement of Asset Prices
Thursday, April 19, 2018

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?
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Daniela Saban
Assistant Professor of Operations, Information & Technology, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
Improving the search for partners on two-sided online markets
Friday, April 6, 2018

Samuel Hartzmark
Assistant Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Reconsidering Returns
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Konrad Menzel
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, New York University
Many-Player Asymptotics for Estimating Models of Network Formation
Friday, March 2, 2018

Robert Engle
Michael Armellino Professor of Finance, Stern School of Business, New York University
How Much SRISK is Too Much?
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Hao Xing
Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, London School of Economics and Political Science
February 2018

Alexander Lipton
Founder and CEO, StrongHold Labs; Connection Science Fellow, MIT

Modern Monetary Circuit Theory and Stability of Financial Ecosystem
January 17, 2018

Cole Williams
Graduate Student, UC Irvine
Echo Chambers: Disagreement and Polarization in Bayesian Learning
Friday, December 1, 2017             

Irene Lo
PhD Candidate, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Department, Columbia University
Dynamic Matching in School Choice: Efficient Seat Reassignment after LateCancellations
Friday, November 17, 2017

Tarun Chordia
Professor of Finance, Goizueta Business School, Emory University
p-hacking: Evidence from two million trading strategies
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Amy Ward
Associate Professor, Marshall School of Business, USC
Dynamic Matching for Real-Time Ridesharing
Friday, November 3, 2017

Bernard Herskovic
Assistant Professor of Finance, Anderson School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles
Acquiring Information Through Peers
Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Mihai Manea
Adjunct Professor, Department of Economics, Stanford University
Bottleneck Links, Essential Intermediaries, and Competing Paths of Diffusion inNetworks
Friday, September 29, 2017

Rachel Cummings
Graduate Student, Computing & Mathematical Sciences, Caltech
The Possibilities and Limitations of Private Prediction Markets
Friday, May 26, 2017

John Zhu
Assistant Professor of Finance, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Renegotiation of Dynamically Incomplete Contracts
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Guillaume Roger
Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of Sydney
Scale Effects in Dynamic Contracting
Friday, April 21, 2017

Bettina Klaus
Professor, Department of Business and Economics, Universite de Lausanne
Object Allocation via Immediate-Acceptance: Characterizations and an Affirmative Action Application
Friday, April 14, 2017

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
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Yu Cheng
Graduate Student, CS Theory Group, USC
Computational Aspects of Optimal Information Revelation
Friday, March 3, 2017

Nicolae Gârleanu
Professor of Finance, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
Finance in a Time of Disruptive Growth
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Juhani Linnainmaa
Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics, Marshall School of Business, USC
The History of the Cross Section of Stock Returns
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Dorothea Kubler
Professor and Director of the Research Unit, WZB Berlin Social Science Center
College Admissions with Entrance Exams: Centralized versus Decentralized
Friday, December 9, 2016

Song Ma
Assistant Professor of Finance, School of Management, Yale University
Agency, Incentives, and Motivating Innovation
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Aviad Rubenstein
Computer Science PhD Candidate, UC Berkeley
Hardness of Approximation between P and NP
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Jörgen Kratz
Graduate Student, Department of Economics, Lund University
Kidney Exchange over the Blood Group Barrier
Friday, November 4, 2016

Leonard Schulman
Professor of Computer Science, Engineering & Applied Science, Caltech
The Duality Gap for Two-Team Zero-Sum Games
Friday, October 28, 2016
The Invisible Hand of Laplace: the Role of Market Structure in Price Convergence and Oscillation
Friday, May 13, 2016

Haifeng Xu
Graduate Student, Economics & Computation, USC
Persuasion Through the Computational Lens
Friday, October 14, 2016

Robert Marquez
Professor of Finance, Graduate School of Management, University of California, Davis
Financial Frictions, Foreign Currency Borrowing, and Systemic Risk
Monday, October 10, 2016

Huseyin Gulen
Associate Professor of Finance, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University
Extrapolation Bias and the Predictability of Stock Returns by Price-Scaled Variables
Monday, September 26, 2016

Krishnamurthy (Dj) Dvijotham
Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Science, Caltech
Market Dynamics of Best-Response with Lookahead
Friday, June 3, 2016

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
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

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
Friday, May 27, 2016

Yacine Ait-Sahalia
Otto A. Hack 1903 Professor of Finance and Economics, Princeton University
High Frequency Market Making
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Alex Gorbenko
Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Economics, USC Marshall School of Business
Auctions with Endogenous Initiation
Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Nicole Immorlica
Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research New England
Procrastination with Variable Present Bias
Friday, April 29, 2016

John Cochrane
Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
A new approach to monetary policy
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Huseyin Gulen
Associate Professor of Finance, Krannert School of Management, Purdue
Topic to be Announced
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Kevin Leyton-Brown
Professor of Computer Science, University of British Columbia
Modeling Human Play in Unrepeated Games
Friday, April 15, 2016

Charles Nathanson
Assistant Professor of Finance, Northwestern University
An Extrapolative Model of House Price Dynamics
Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Hongjun Yan
Associate Professor of Finance, Rutgers Business School
Financial Intermediation Chains in an OTC Market
Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Gil Elbaz
Founder and CEO, Factual
Talk with a Techer
Monday, April 4, 2016

Robert Kleinberg
Associate Professor of Computer Science, Cornell University
Inference-Based Privacy Guarantees for Differentially Private Mechanisms, or: The Physics of Differential Privacy
Friday, March 11, 2016

David Hirshleifer
Merage Chair in Business Growth, Professor of Finance, Professor of Economics, University of California, Irvine
Visibility Bias in the Transmission of Consumption Norms and Undersaving
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Yuliy Sannikov
Professor of Economics, Princeton University
Dynamic Trading: Price Inertia, Front-Running, and Relationship Banking
Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Ilan Lobel
Assistant Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences, Stern School of Business, New York University
A General Framework for Dynamic Pricing with Patient Customers
Friday, December 4, 2015

Joel Watson
Professor of Economics, University of California, San Diego
Contractual Equilibrium: An Application to Conservation Agreements and Computational Issues
Friday, November 20, 2015

Paul Tetlock
Professor of Business, Finance and Economics Division, Columbia University
Retail Short Selling and Stock Prices
Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Shachar Kariv
Department Chair and Benjamin N. Ward Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley
Distinguishing nonstationarity from inconsistency in intertemporal choice
Friday, November 6, 2015

David Hirshleifer
Merage Chair in Business Growth, Professor of Finance, Professor of Economics, University of California, Irvine
Visibility Bias in the Transmission of Consumption Norms and Undersaving
Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Ehud Kalai
The James J. O'Connor Professor of Decision and Game Sciences, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Learning and Stability in Big Uncertain Games
Friday, October 16, 2015

Brendan Lucier
Researcher, Microsoft Research, New England
Near-Optimal Outcomes in Markets Large and Small
Friday, October 9, 2015

Shaddin Dughmi
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California
Algorithmic Bayesian Persuasion
Friday, June 5, 2015
On the Hardness of Signaling
Friday, March 21, 2014

Peter Feldhutter
Assistant Professor of Finance, London Business School
The Credit Spread Puzzle in the Merton Model – Myth or Reality?
Monday, May 18, 2015

Nicolas Lambert
Assistant Professor of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Dynamically Eliciting Unobservable Information
Monday, May 18, 2015

Mallesh Pai
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Do Online Social Networks Increase Welfare?
Monday, May 4, 2015

Nima Haghpanah
Postdoctoral Scholar, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, MIT
Reverse Mechanism Design
Thursday, April 30, 2015

Wayne Ferson
Department of Finance and Business Economics, Marshall School of Business, USC
How Many Good and Bad Fund Managers Are there, Really?
Monday, April 13, 2015

Mohamed Mostagir
Assistant Professor, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
Designing Dynamic Contests
Monday, April 13, 2015

Thomas Greve
Research Associate, Microeconomic Theory, University of Cambridge
Allocation in tender auctions with several stakeholders where quality aspects matter
Friday, April 3, 2015

Lars Peter Hansen
David Rockefeller Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, University of Chicago
Misspecified Recovery
Monday, March 30, 2015

Agostino Capponi
Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Columbia University
Price Contagion through Balance Sheet Linkages
Friday, March 13, 2015

Luke Taylor
Assistant Professor of Finance, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Intangible capital and the investment-q relation
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

George Georgiadis
Assistant Professor of Strategy, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Former Linde Institute Postdoctoral Instructor in Business, Economics, and Management, 2013-2014

Andrew Lo
Charles E. & Susan T. Harris Professor; Professor of Finance, MIT Sloan School of Management
Can Financial Engineering Cure Cancer?: New Approaches to Funding Biomedical Innovation
Friday, December 5, 2014
Evolutionary Foundations of Economic Behavior, Bounded Rationality, and Intelligence
Thursday, December 4, 2014

Neng Wang
Chong Khoon Lin Professor of Real Estate and Finance, Columbia Business School
A Theory of Liquidity and Risk Management Based on the Inalienability of Risky Human Capital
Monday, November 17, 2014

Inbal Talgam-Cohen
Hsieh Family SIGF Fellow, Stanford University
Modularity and Greed in Double Auctions
Friday, November 14, 2014

David Kempe
Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California
Incentivizing Exploration
Friday, October 31, 2014

Semyon Malamud
Assistant Professor of Finance, Swiss Finance Institute
Price Discovery through Options
Thursday, October 23, 2014

Georgios Piliouras
Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Science, Caltech
Natural Selection, Game Theory and Genetic Diversity
Friday, October 10, 2014

Peter Carr
Global Head of Market Modeling, Morgan Stanley
Can Investor Beliefs be Extracted from Option Prices?
Thursday, October 9, 2014

Umang Bhaskar
Postdoctoral Scholar in the Center for Mathematics of Information, Caltech
Achieving Target Equilibria in Network Routing Games without Knowing the Latency Functions
Friday, April 11, 2014
The Network Improvement Problem for Equilibrium Routing
Friday, November 1, 2013

Eva Tardos
Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Computer Science, Cornell University
Composable Mechanisms and Price of Anarchy in Auctions
Thursday, January 9, 2014

Nicole Immorlica
Assistant Professor, Theoretical Computer Science, Northwestern University
Simple Prices for Complex Markets
Monday, December 2, 2013

Siddharth Barman
Postdoctoral Scholar, Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Caltech
The Complexity of Nash Equilibria as Revealed by Data
Friday, November 22, 2013

Yakov Babichenko
Wally Baer and Jeri Weiss Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing & Mathematical Sciences, Caltech
Equilibria Via Samples and Testing Equilibrium Behavior
Friday, October 4, 2013

Eric Johnson
Norman Eig Professor of Business, Columbia Business School
Elke Weber
Jerome A. Chazen Professor of International Business, Columbia Business School
Query Theory: A Process Account of Preference Construction
Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Juanjuan Zhang
Associate Professor of Marketing, MIT Sloan School of Management
Rational Herding in Microloan Markets
Thursday, January 12, 2012

R. Preston McAfee
Chief Economist and Corp VP, Microsoft
Caltech Visiting Professor, 2012–2013