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Workshop on Contracts, Incentives and Information (Third Edition)

4 December 2023 - 5 December 2023


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4 December 2023
5 December 2023
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Academic Events

Workshop on Contracts, Incentives and Information (Third Edition)

joint with the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Venue: Collegio Carlo Alberto, Piazza Arbarello 8, Torino



9:00-9:15 Ignacio Monzón (Collegio Carlo Alberto and University of Turin)
Welcome address
9:15-10:15 Nina Bobkova (Rice University and CEPR)
“Two-dimensional information choice in committees”
10:15-10:45 Coffee Break
10:45-11:45 Fei Li (The University of North Carolina)
“Managing information production in teams”
(with Shota Ichihashi and Dihan Zou)
11:45-12:45 Spyros Galanis (Durham University)
“Information aggregation with costly information acquisition”
(with Sergei Mikhalishchev)
12:45-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Kristóf Madarász (London School of Economics and CEPR)
“Information choice: cost over content”
(with Marek Pycia)
15:00-16:00 Zeinab Aboutalebi (European University Institute)
“Diversity paradox”
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-17:30 Vasiliki Skreta (University of Texas at Austin, UCL and CEPR)
Keynote Talk: “Score based mechanism design”
(with Eduardo Perez Richet)
20:00 Workshop Dinner



9:00-10:00 Nathan Hancart (University of Oslo)
“Designing the optimal menu of tests”
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:30 Meg Meyer (Nuffield College, Oxford University, and CEPR)
“A welfare analysis of a steady-state model of observational learning”
(with Eszter Kabos)
11:30-12:30 Hulya Eraslan (Rice University)
“Incentivizing forward-looking agents to experiment via information design: a dynamic model of feedback-based information release”
(with Chia-Hui Chen, Junichiro Ishida and Takuro Yamashita)
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Andrew Newman (Boston University and CEPR)
“Competing for the quiet life: an organizational theory of market structure”
(with Patrick Legros and Zsolt Udvari)
15:00-16:00 Anna Sanktjohanser (Toulouse School of Economics)
“Dynamic screening: why weight isn’t volume”
(with Johannes Horner)
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-17:30 Marina Halac (Yale University and CEPR)
Keynote Talk: “Pricing for coordination”
(with Elliot Lipnowski and Daniel Rappoport)
20:00 Workshop Dinner


Talks are 50 minutes long. After each talk, there are 10 minutes for discussion.

Organising committee:

Meg Meyer (Nuffield College, Oxford University and CEPR), Vasiliki Skreta (university of Texas at Austin, University College London and CEPR), Andrea Gallice (Collegio Carlo Alberto, University of Turin), Dino Gerardi (Collegio Carlo Alberto, University of Turin and CEPR), Paolo Ghirardato (Collegio Carlo Alberto, University of Turin) and Ignacio Monzon (Collegio Carlo Alberto, University of Turin).

Organising institutions:

This workshop is jointly organized by the Collegio Carlo Alberto, the ESOMAS Department of the University of Turin and the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).
The workshop is funded by the grant PRIN 2022P85F94 (Delegation with Endogenous States, PI Dino Gerardi) from the Italian Ministry of Research.


First Edition (2021) and Second Edition (2022)