9th Lancaster Game Theory Conference 2023

 Friday 3rd of November (Lancaster House Hotel)

10:30 – 10:45     Welcome

10:45 – 11:30      Plenary Talk 1

Ingela Alger (Toulouse School of Economics)

Evolutionary foundations of morality and altruism — recent advances

 11:30 – 12:00     Coffee Break

 12:00 – 13:00     Session 1     

Toomas Hinnosaar (University of Nottingham)

Pricing Novel Goods

Tatiana Mayskaya (Higher School of Economics)

Diversity in Teams

13:00 – 14:00     Lunch

 14:00 – 15:30     Session 2

David Rietzke (Lancaster University)

Innovation Contest Design with Product and Supplier Diversity

Subhasish Chowdhury (University of Sheffield)

The Attack-and-Defense Conflict with the Gun-and-Butter Dilemma                                                    

Miguel Ángel Ropero García (University of Malaga) 

Using Educational Investment as a Screening and Signaling Device in the Labor Market

 15:30 – 16:00     Coffee Break

 16:00 – 17:30     Session 3

Ed Hopkins (Kings College London)

On the Evolution of Psychological Commitment in Repeated Dilemmas under Imperfect Self-Control

Alex Possajennikov (University of Nottingham)

On Unbeatable Strategies in Games

Duarte Gonçalves (University College London)

Sequential Sampling Equilibrium

17:30 – 18:00    Coffee break

18:00 – 18:45    Plenary Talk 2

Jörgen Weibull (Stockholm School of Economics)

Solid Outcomes in Finite Games


Saturday 4th of November (LT 1, Lancaster University Management School)

9:30 – 10:30        Session 4

Thomas Norman (University of Oxford)

Stability and Renegotiation

Jihong Lee (Seoul National University)

Merger and Entry Dynamics with Learning

 10:30 – 11:00     Coffee Break

 11:00 – 12:00     Session 5     
Aleksei Chernulich
(NYU Abu Dhabi and Durham University)

“Duels Between Duals,” An Experimental Comparison of Compensation Auctions
Gagan Ghosh
(Cal State Fullerton)

Optimal Reserve Price with Asymmetric Bidders

 12:00 – 13:00     Lunch

 13:00 – 14:30     Session 6

Mariann Ollár (University of Edinburgh, NYU Shanghai)

Incentive Compatibility and Belief Restrictions

Weiwei Zheng (European University Institute)

Suggested versus Extended Gifts: How Alternative Market Institutions Mitigate Moral Hazard Christoph Kuzmics (University of Graz)

Communication, Renegotiation and Coordination with Private Values

14:30 – 15:00     Coffee Break

215:00 – 16:00     Session 7

Rosemarie Nagel (Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona Scbool of Economics)

A Taxonomy of 2×2 Ordinal Games based on Behavioral Rules and Experimental Evidence

Andreas Ziegler (University of Essex)

Persuading an audience: Testing information design in the laboratory

 16:00 – 16:30    Coffee break

16:30 – 17:15    Plenary Talk 3

Martin Dufwenberg (University of Arizona and University of Gothenburg)


Financial support from the Department of Economics at LUMS and the Andrews and Brunner senior fellowing fund is greatly appreciated.