Stanford Institute for Theoretical Economics

Summer 2012 Workshop



Segment 1: Institutions and Development

June 21 and 22, 2012

Organized by Frederico Finan and Jeremy Magruder, both University of California, Berkeley, and Giacomo De Giorgi, Pascaline Dupas and Aprajit Mahajan, all Stanford University.


Segment 2: Theory-Based Micro-Economic Modeling

July 9, 10 and 11, 2012

Organized by Frank Wolak, Stanford University, and Robert Porter, Northwestern University.


Segment 3: Innovation in Economic History

August 2, 3 and 4, 2012

Organized by Rick Hornbeck, Harvard University; and Ran Abramitzky, Avner Greif, Petra Moser and Gavin Wright, all Stanford University.


Segment 4: Sovereign Debt and Capital Flows

September 7 and 8, 2012

Organized by Mark Aguiar, Princeton University; Cristina Arellano, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, and Manuel Amador and Doireann Fitzgerald, both Stanford University.


Segment 5: Experimental Economics

September 14 and 15, 2012

Organized by Judd Kesler, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; Lise Vesterlund, University of Pittsburgh; and Muriel Niederle and Charles Sprenger, both Stanford University.


Segment 6: Psychology and Economics, 10.0

September 28, 29 and 30, 2012.

Organized by Vincent Crawford, University of Oxford and University of California, San Diego; David Laibson, Harvard University; Ulrike Malmendier, University of California, Berkeley; John Beshears, Graduate School of Business, Stanford, University and B. Douglas Bernheim, Stanford University.


SITE is funded by grants from the National Science Foundation and the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR). SITE receives additional financial support from the Department of Economics at Stanford University, which also houses its offices.