Stanford Institute for Theoretical Economics

Summer 2008 Workshop






Segment 1: Social Interactions and Development

June 19 - 20

Organized by Manuela Angelucci, University of Arizona; Ted Miguel and Adam Szeidl, University of California, Berkeley; Giacomo De Giorgi and Aprajit Mahajan, Stanford University.


Segment 2: Market Design

June 23 - 25

Organized by Parag Pathak, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Alvin E. Roth, Harvard University; Michael Ostrovsky, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University and Muriel Niederle, Department of Economics, Stanford University.


Segment 3: Econometric Analysis of High-Frequency Data and the Impact of Economic News

June 27 - 28

Organized by Tim Bollerslev, Department of Economics, The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and Peter Reinhard Hansen, Department of Economics, Stanford University.


Segment 4: Insurance and Credit Markets

July 7 - 9

Organized by Amy Finkelstein, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Liran Einav and Jonathan Levin, Department of Economics, Stanford University.


Segment 5: Theory-Based Micro-Econometric Modeling

July 10 - 12

Organized by Bernard Salanie, Columbia University and Frank Wolak, Stanford University.


Segment 6: Federalism and Decentralized Governance

July 21 - 22

Organized by Craig Volden, Ohio State University; Gerard Padro i Miquel, London School of Economics; John Hatfield, Graduate School of Business and Jonathan Rodden, Political Science Department, Stanford University.


Segment 7: Complex Data in Economics and Finance: Spatial Models, Social Networks and Factor Models

July 24 -26

Organized by Martin Burda, University of Toronto and Matthew Harding, Stanford University.


Segment 8: Theory and History

July - 30 - August 1

Organized by Effi Benmelech, Harvard University; Ran Abramitzky, Petra Moser and Gavin Wright, Stanford University.


Segment 9: Heterogeneity and Aggregation in Macro

August 6 - 8

Organized by Russ Cooper, University of Texas; Nick Bloom, Doireann Fitzgerald, Pete Klenow and Kalina Manova, Stanford University.


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