WISE16: Workshop on Information and Social Economics

Social & Information Sciences Laboratory (SISL)
California Institute of Technology

August 4-6, 2016



The workshop will feature the latest research on social and economic networks and their connection with information economics. Topics include, but are not limited to, learning in networks, social influence, strategic interaction in networks, peer effects, etc. There will be paper presentations and ample time for informal discussion and interaction.

Organizing committee: Ben Golub (Harvard), Manuel Mueller-Frank (IESE), Omer Tamuz (Caltech). Administrative assistant: Barbara Estrada. Email: bestrada@caltech.edu.

1 Confirmed participants

By invitation only.

2 Program

Thursday, August 4th Friday, August 5th Saturday, August 6th
9:00 breakfast breakfast breakfast
9:30 Matthew Jackson Stephen Morris Lones Smith
10:30 break break break
11:00 Pooya Molavi Philipp Strack Markus Mobius
11:30 Itai Arieli Kostas Bimpikis Yang Cai
12:00 lunch lunch lunch
1:00 Arun Chandrasekhar David Hirshleifer Matthew Elliott
1:30 Maryam Farboodi Nageeb Ali Mallesh Pai
2:00 break break break
2:30 Evan Sadler Adam Szeidl Ali Tahbaz-Salehi
3:00 Leeat Yariv Vasilis Syrgkanis Ben Golub
3:30 Manuel Mueller-Frank Omer Tamuz
4:00 cocktail hour
5:30 conference dinner

The cocktail hour and the conference dinner on the evening of Friday the 5th will take place at the Caltech Athenaeum.

3 Venue, accommodation and directions

The workshop will be held in Baxter Hall, room 25, on the Caltech campus in Pasadena, California.

Participants who are interested in staying at the Pasadena Courtyard Marriott can contact Barbara Estrada (Email: bestrada@caltech.edu) with help with booking rooms at the discounted Caltech rate.

4 Contact

Omer Tamuz: tamuz@caltech.edu.