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Economic Theory Workshop

The Department of Economics at Shiv Nadar University is organizing a one-day Economic Theory Workshop on February 14, 2020, at the university campus.

Event Date: 
Friday, February 14, 2020 -

This workshop will focus on different areas of economic theory including mechanism design, game theory, and political economy, and will consist of two invited lectures and a few other short paper presentations in those areas. The confirmed keynote speakers of the workshop are Arunava Sen from ISI, Delhi and Sourav Bhattacharya from IIM Calcutta. The details of the presentations are in the program. A brief bio of the invited speakers is as follows.

Professor Sourav Bhattacharya is a Professor of Economics at IIM Calcutta since 2019. He received a Ph.D. in Managerial Economics and Strategy from Northwestern University in 2007. Before joining IIM Calcutta, he was a Reader in Economics at the Royal Holloway, University of London. His research lies in different areas of economic theory including political economy. Professor  Bhattacharya has several publications in journals such as Econometrica, American Economic Journal Microeconomics, RAND Journal of Economics, Games and Economic Behavior, Journal of Development Economics, Social Choice and Welfare, etc.

Professor Arunava Sen is currently a Professor at the Economics and Planning Unit of ISI, Delhi. He received a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University in 1987 and he is well known for his contribution to implementation theory and mechanism design. Professor Sen has several publications in journals including Econometrica, The Review of Economic Studies, Theoretical Economics and Journal of Economic Theory. He is an Associate Editor for Economic Theory, Social Choice and Welfare, Review of Economic Design and Mathematical Social Sciences. Professor Sen received many awards and honors such as TWAS - Siwei Cheng Prize (2017), Economic Theory Fellow (2016), Infosys Prize (Social Sciences) (2012), Fellow of the Econometric Society (2003), Mahalanobis Memorial Medal of the Indian Econometric Society (2000) and many more.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE: The workshop is organized by a Committee consisting of Shraman Banerjee, Subhra Bhattacharya, Abhimanyu Khan, Anup Pramanik and Suchismita Tarafdar.

PARTICIPATION: Participation is free of cost, but we request you to kindly register your participation to enable smooth organization. We will provide one night of On-Campus accommodation to the registered participants if they require it.

TRANSPORTATION: We will provide free transportation from the Botanical Garden metro station to the Shiv Nadar University campus to all the registered participants. The bus will start at 8:00 am from Botanical garden metro station and will start from Shiv Nadar University at 5:30 pm on 14th February 2020. Please note that prior registration is required to avail transportation facility. Please fill the transport column on the registration form to register for transportation.

The last day of registration is 7th February 2020.

Click here to register and click here for a detailed schedule for the workshop.

Please circulate this information among faculty and students of your Institute. Ph.D. students are especially encouraged to participate.

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Friday 14, Feb 2020
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM