Events

The QSMS Research Group organises research seminars on a regular basis with presentations by top researchers at an international level.

The seminars take place at room A406 in Building Q, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences, Magyar tudósok körútja 2, 1117 Budapest. At the seminars sandwiches are provided. Please help the organisers by registering in advance.  Registration is free.

February 19: Noemie Cabau (QSMS Seminar)

Noemie Cabau  (Co-author: Arseniy Samsonov) will present their paper “Signaling Effort: Information Structures in a Principal-Agent model” on February 19th at 10:00 AM, room QA405. Abstract:    We propose a principal-agent model with moral hazard and non-contractible output where the agent can design a signal about his effort. If there is no signal besides the agent’s, … Continue reading “February 19: Noemie Cabau (QSMS Seminar)”

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February 7: Daniel Rehsmann   (QSMS Seminar)

Daniel Rehsmann  (University of Vienna) will present his paper “Contesting Fake News” on February 7th at 10:30 AM, room QA406. Abstract:    We model competition on a credence goods market governed by an imperfect label, signaling high quality, as a rank-order tournament between firms.  In this market interaction, asymmetric firms jointly and competitively control the underlying … Continue reading “February 7: Daniel Rehsmann   (QSMS Seminar)”

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February 2:  Hanyi Wang  (QSMS Seminar)

Hanyi Wang  (University of California, San Diego) will present her paper “Beyond Borders: The Impact of Embodied Carbon Policy Costs on Industrial Firm Performance” on February 2nd at 11:00 AM, room QA406. Abstract:    While policymakers generally regard carbon pricing as effective and efficient, the average price of emissions worldwide remains low. A major concern is … Continue reading “February 2:  Hanyi Wang  (QSMS Seminar)”

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January 31:  Nadine Hahn (QSMS Seminar)

Nadine Hahn (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) will present her paper “Who Is in the Driver’s Seat? Markups, Markdowns, and Profit Sharing in the Car Industry” on January 31st at 11:00 AM, room QA406. Abstract:    I develop a general framework for markup and markdown estimation that allows for profit sharing along value chains without making assumptions on … Continue reading “January 31:  Nadine Hahn (QSMS Seminar)”

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January 24:  Evgeniya Kudinova (QSMS Seminar)

Evgeniya Kudinova (London School of Economics and Political Science) will present her paper on “Exploration, Exploitation, Amelioration: Experimentation with Endogenously Changing Arms” on January 24th at 11:00 AM, room QA406. Abstract:    I analyse how economic agents adapt to new risky opportunities, such as new technologies, when the agents can invest in increasing the likelihood of … Continue reading “January 24:  Evgeniya Kudinova (QSMS Seminar)”

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January 25:  Evangelia Spantidaki (QSMS Seminar)

Evangelia Spantidaki (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) will present her paper on “How Narcissists Match and Play in Games” on January 25th at 11:00 AM, room QA405. Abstract:    I investigate experimentally how subjects choose their partners and how they play depending on their personality characteristics. In particular, I study the role of narcissism within the context of … Continue reading “January 25:  Evangelia Spantidaki (QSMS Seminar)”

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December 18:  Martin Černý (QSMS Seminar)

Martin Černý (Charles University, Department of Applied Mathematics) will present his paper on “Dealing with uncertainty in cooperative game theory” on December 18th at 11:00 AM, room QA406. Abstract:    Incomplete cooperative games generalise the classical model of cooperative games by omitting the values of some of the coalitions. This allows to incorporate uncertainty into the … Continue reading “December 18:  Martin Černý (QSMS Seminar)”

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December 4:  Krisztina Katona (QSMS Seminar)

Krisztina Katona (University of Technology Sydney) will present his paper on “Essays in electricity market design and semi-structural price modelling” on December 4th at 11:00 AM, room QA406. Abstract:    Electricity market designs across the world are complex, diverse and constantly evolving frameworks of policies, with multidisciplinary theoretical work underpinning them. The fast transforming landscape of the … Continue reading “December 4:  Krisztina Katona (QSMS Seminar)”

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November 27:  Marieke Pahlke (QSMS Seminar)

Marieke Pahlke  (Institute of Operations and Decision Sciences, Corvinus University) will present his paper on “Dynamic Consistency in Ambiguous Dutch Auctions” on November 27th at 11:00 AM, room QA406. Abstract:    We study a decreasing price auction with an ambiguity-neutral seller and two ambiguity-averse buyers. Due to the dynamic structure, buyers learn about the valuation of … Continue reading “November 27:  Marieke Pahlke (QSMS Seminar)”

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November 20:  Anastas Tenev (QSMS Seminar)

Anastas Tenev  (Institute of Economics, Corvinus University) will present his paper on “Directed Reciprocity Subverts Altruism in Highly Adaptive Populations” on November 20th at 11:00 AM, room QA406. Abstract:    Directed reciprocity is generally considered to be a powerful driver for cooperation. Using extensive simulations within an established stylized framework, we test the strength of this … Continue reading “November 20:  Anastas Tenev (QSMS Seminar)”

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