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Tsinghua Theory and Finance Workshop — Coordination and Information Design

Time: 2019-06-11 08:00 Print

Room 101, Building 4

June 11-12, 2019


Tsinghua University PBC School of Finance

Tsinghua University National Institute of Financial Research (NIFR)


Tuesday, June 11th

8:30 - 8:40       Hao Zhou (Associate Dean, Tsinghua PBCSF)

                        Opening Remarks

8:40 - 9:40       Daniel Quigley (Oxford)

                        “Contradiction-Proof Information Design” joint with Ansgar Walther (Imperial  

                        College London)

                        Discussant: Deepal Basak (ISB)

9:40 - 10:00     Coffee Break

10:00 - 11:00   Yaron Leitner (WUSTL/Philadelphia FED)

                        “Model Secrecy and Stress Tests” joint with Basil Walliams (NYU)

                        Discussant: Zhen Zhou (Tsinghua PBCSF)

11:00 - 12:00   Nicolas Inostroza (Northwestern)

                        “Persuading Multiple Audiences: Disclosure Policies, Recapitalizations, and 

                        Liquidity Provision

                        Discussant: Junyuan Zou (Penn)

12:00 - 13:00   Lunch

13:00 - 14:00   Keynote SpeechStephen Morris (Princeton)

                        “Robustness and Information in Supermodular Games with Binary Actions

14:00 - 15:00   Deepal Basak (ISB)

                        “Timely Persuasion” joint with Zhen Zhou (Tsinghua PBCSF)

                        Discussant: Nicolas Inostroza (Northwestern)

15:00 - 15:30   Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:30   Michal Szkup (UBC)

                        “Sentiments, Strategic Uncertainty, and Information Structures in Coordination 

                        Games” joint with Isabel Trevino (UCSD)

                        Discussant: Ala Avoyan (Indiana)

16:30 - 17:30   Ala Avoyan (Indiana)

                        “Communication in Global Games: Theory and Experiment

                        Discussant: Simin He (SHUFE)

17:45               Dinner (Location: Huajia Yiyuan)


Wednesday, June 12th

8:30 - 9:30       Antonio Doblas Madrid (MSU)

                        “Perfectly Rational Fools’ Bubbles” joint with Luis Araujo (MSU/Sao Paulo School 

                        of Economics)

                        Discussant: Qiusha Peng (FISF Fudan)

9:30 - 10:30     Hongda Zhong (LSE)

                        “Dynamic Runs and Optimal Termination” joint with Zhen Zhou (Tsinghua PBCSF)

                        Discussant: Antonio Doblas Madrid (MSU)

10:30 - 11:00   Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:00   Lin Shen (Wharton)

                        “Intervention with Screening in Global Games” joint with Junyuan Zou (Upenn)

                        Discussant: Liang Dai (Antai SJTU)

12:00 - 13:00   Lunch

13:00 - 14:00   Keynote SpeechChristophe Chamley (Boston University)

                        “Strategic Complementarity, Information and Delay

14:00 - 15:00   Archishman Chakraborty (Yeshiva Syms School of Business)

                        “Subversive Conversations” joint with Nemanja Antic (Northwestern Kellogg) and 

                        Rick Harbaugh (Indiana Kelley)

                        Discussant: Ju Hu (PKU)

15:00 – 15:30  Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:30  Zhifeng Cai (Rutgers)

                        “Public Disclosure, Private Information Acquisition, and Complementarity: A 

                        Global- Games Approach

                        Discussant: Michal Szkup (UBC)

17:00               Dinner  (Location: TBA)


Organizers: Zhen Zhou (Tsinghua PBCSF), Ming Yang (Duke) and Deepal Basak (ISB)

Sponsor: Research Center for Asset Management, National Institute of Financial Research, Tsinghua University


To attend the workshop, please contact Kechao Wang via email: wangkch@pbcsf.tsinghua.edu.cn before June 7th
This workshop has a limited number of seats and may fill up quickly. Attendees must also be registered for the workshop and the registration fee of 500 RMB needs to be paid before June 7th.