Tsinghua BEAT 2017

Tsinghua Conference on Behavioral, Experimental and Theoretical Economics

(Shortened as: Tsinghua BEAT)

July 3-4, 2017

Shunde 418 (舜德楼418), School of Economics and Management

Tsinghua University, Beijing

Keynote speakers: 

Guillaume Frechette (New York University)

Ariel Rubinstein (Tel Aviv University and New York University)

Andrew Schotter (New York University)

Stephanie Wang (University of Pittsburgh)

Program Overview:

Detailed paper schedule: Tsinghua BEAT 2017 (PDF)

Conference websitehttp://tinyurl.com/tsinghuabeat

Monday July 3rd

Session Chair:  Audrey Hu

09:00 – 10:00   Thinking about How Others Think: Cognitive Sophistication, Information Projection, and Behavioral Equilibrium, Stephanie Wang*

Coordination and Fairness

10:15 – 10:45   Egalitarianism and Turn Taking in Repeated Coordination Games, Julian Romero and Huanren Zhang*

10:45 – 11:15   The Power and Limits of Sequential Communication in Coordination Games, Simin He*, Theo Offerman, and Jeroen van de Ven

11:15 – 11:45   Power and Fairness: When Power Works and Fails, Tony Haitao Cui*, Paola Mallucci and Diana Yan Wu

Session Chair:  Jie Zheng

13:00 – 14:00   Attention in Games, Andrew Schotter*

Identity, Incentives and Performance

14:15 – 14:45   Partisan Culture and Corruption, Haoran He* and Shuguang Jiang

14:45 – 15:15   Identity, Incentives and Productivity in the Workplace, Farzana Afridi, Amrita Dhillon, Sherry Xin Li* and Swati Sharma

15:15 – 15:45   Incentive Design on MOOC, Jie Gong, Tracy Xiao Liu* and Jie Tang

Social Distance and Culture

16:00 – 16:30   Friend or Foe? Social Distance in Bribery, Jindi Zheng*, Gönül Doğan and Arthur Schram

16:30 – 17:00   Gender Composition, Stereotype and the Contribution of Ideas, Jingnan Chen* and Daniel Houser

Tuesday July 4th

Session Chair:  Alexander White

09:00 – 10:00   Multi-dimensional Reasoning in Games: Framework, Equilibrium and Applications, Ariel Rubinstein*

Behavioral Game Theory

10:15 – 10:45   Boundedly Rational Backward Induction, Shaowei Ke*

10:45 – 11:15   Low Reserve Prices in Auctions, Audrey Hu*, Steven A. Matthews and Liang Zou

11:15 – 11:45   Embedding Games with Strategic Complements into Games with Strategic Substitutes, Zhigang Cao*, Xujin Chen, Chengzhong Qin, Changjun Wang and Xiaoguang Yang

Session Chair:  Tracy Xiao Liu

13:00 – 14:00   Cooperation in the Finitely Repeated Prisoner’s Dilemma, Guillaume Frechette*

Industrial Organization

14:15 – 14:45   Competing Payment Platforms: The Impact of Price Coherence, Chang Liu, Fengshi Niu, and Alexander White*

14:45 – 15:15   On the Paradox of Mediocracy, Qiang Fu , Ming Li* and Xue Qiao

15:15 – 15:45   Multi-Seller Membership Pricing, Ming Gao*

Call for Papers - 2017:

Dear Colleagues, 

We are pleased to announce the call for papers for the 2017 Tsinghua Conference on Behavioral, Experimental and Theoretical Economics (shortened as Tsinghua BEAT). The conference will be held on the campus of Tsinghua University in Beijing on July 3-4, 2017

Please consider submitting a paper in the areas of behavioral, experimental and theoretical economics to the conference by March 15, 2017. Papers should be sent as email attachments to tsinghua.beat@gmail.com, with the subject line: [Tsinghua BEAT submission]. Extended abstracts will not be accepted. Members of the organizing committee will be putting together the program. We look forward to welcoming you in Tsinghua in July. 


School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Organizing Committee

Chong-En Bai 

Yan Chen 

Ming Gao 

Audrey Hu 

Mingzhi Li 

Tracy Xiao Liu 

Alex White 

Jie Zheng 

Xiaohan Zhong