A G E N D A

  INSTITUTE FOR MATHEMATICAL BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
CONFERENCE ON ADAPTIVE SYSTEMS AND MECHANISM DESIGN

January 23, 24 & 25, 2009

    LOCATION: SOCIAL SCIENCE PLAZA A, ROOM 2112

 

Friday, January 23

1:30 � 1:40 Opening Remarks by DONALD SAARI, Director of IMBS

  1:40 � 2:30 KENNETH ARROW, Economics, Stanford

�Questions about adaptation�

  2:30 � 2:40 DISCUSSION

2:40 � 3:00 BREAK IN SSPA 2142

  3:00 � 3:50 JOHN LEDYARD, Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech

�Mechanism Design: New Challenges� 

3:50 � 4:00 DISCUSSION

 

Saturday, January 24

 

9:00 � 9:50 DIRK BERGEMANN, Economics, Yale

�Robust Mechanism Design and Implementation�  

9:50 � 10:00 DISCUSSION  

10:00 � 10:50 ERIC MASKIN, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

�Elections and Strategic Voting: Condorcet and Borda�  

10:50 � 11:00 DISCUSSION

11:00 � 11:15 BREAK IN SSPA 2142  

11:15 � 12:05 JOHN DUGGAN , Political Economy, Rochester

�Political mechanism design�

12:05 � 12:15 DISCUSSION

12:15 � 1:45 LUNCH BREAK


1:45 � 2:35 TIM ROUGHGARDEN, Computer Science, Stanford

�Intrinsic Robustness of the Price of Anarchy�  

2:35 � 2:45 DISCUSSION  

2:45 � 3:35 SIMON LEVIN, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton

Complex adaptive systems, the Global Commons, and mechanism design�.  

3:35 � 3:45 DISCUSSION  

3:45 � 4:00 BREAK in SSPA 2142  

4:00 � 4:50 ASU OZDAGLAR, Department of Computer Science, MIT

�Spread of Information and Misinformation in Social Networks�  

4:50 � 5:00 DISCUSSION

 

Sunday, January 25

9:00-12:00 GENERAL DISCUSSION

 

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