WORKSHOPS - 2016 Winter Quarter
Monday, February 8
Elwyn Berlekamp, University of California, Berkeley
"Combinatorial Game Theory and the Game Theories"
2:00 pm - 3:00 om, Eckhart 202
Tuesday, February 9
Z. George Hong, Purdue University Calumet
"A Tale of Two Chinas: The Power-Capital China and the Rights-Deprived China"
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm, Pick Lounge
Winston Dout, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Embrace or Fear Uncertainty: Growth Options, Limited Risk Sharing, and Asset Prices'
1:20 pm - 2:50 pm, Harper Center, Room 03
Carl Mela, Duke University
10:40 am - 12:00 pm, Harper Center HC 3B
Vasilis Syrgkanis, Microsoft Research, NYC Lab
"Econometrics for Learning Agents"
12:10 pm - 1:20 pm, Harper Center HC3B
Wednesday, February 10
Thursday, February 11
Sara Hernández, Northwestern University
12:00 pm - 1:20 pm, NORC, Room 232/233
Alp Kucukelbir, Yale University
"Automatic Differentiation Variational Inference"
1:20 pm - 2:50 pm, Harper Center HC3B
Surrey Walton, University of Illinois at Chicago
"Measuring Potential Substitutions Towards Generic Drug Use: A Method for Risk Adjustment in Incentive Payments"
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Harris School of Public Policy, Room 140B
Jörg Spenkuch, Northwestern University
"Political Advertising and Election Outcomes"
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Chicago Harris, Room 140B
Timo De Wolff, Texas A&M University
"New Certificates for Nonnegativity via Circuit Polynomials and Geometric Programming"
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm, Eckhart 133
Friday, February 12
Takamoto Suzuki, Visiting Fellow, Washington, D.C., Center for Strategic and International Studies
"China 2035 - From economic and international relationship perspectives"
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm, SHFE 102