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The IFREE/ESI Lecture Series Presents Tony Kwasnica, Ph.D., “A Laboratory Comparison of Auctions and Sequential Mechanisms”

March 12, 2013 by | Economic Science Institute

Mar. 8, Tony Kwasnica, Ph.D. – A Laboratory Comparison of Auctions and Sequential Mechanisms Abstract: When bidders incur a cost to learn their valuations, bidder entry can impact auction performance. Two common selling mechanisms in this environment are an English auction, and a sequential bidding process. Bulow and Klemperer (2009) show, theoretically, that sellers should

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The IFREE/ESI Lecture Series Presents Jordi Brandts Bernad, Ph.D. – “Let’s Talk: How communication affects contract design.”

February 25, 2013 by | Economic Science Institute

Feb. 22nd, Jordi Brandts Bernad, Ph.D. – Let’s Talk: How communication affects contract design. The IFREE/ESI Lecture Series is free and open to the public. For more information on future lectures, please visit our website. A video of the lecture will be posted here soon. Abstract: We study experimentally how the ability to communicate affects

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An Interview with Prague MBA alumnus Mike Wetterling

February 21, 2013 by | Graduate & MBA

The Argyros School of Business and Economics takes pride in the success of our alumni.  Mike Wetterling, a graduate of our MBA program in Prague, was promoted to Vice President of Global Business Operations and a member of the Executive Board of Lux International.  In this interview he talks to us about his career, his

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Event Insider: A Look At the Distinguished Speaker Series Event with Guest Dennis Kuhl

February 18, 2013 by | Graduate & MBA

The Argyros School of Business and Economics at Chapman University regularly hosts the Distinguished Speaker Series.  This event brings a selection of accomplished business leaders to campus to share their varied professional and personal insights.  Beginning with a dinner reception, the students are provided the opportunity to network with fellow attendees from the local business

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ASBE Student Profile – Onur Saltturk – MBA Candidate

February 6, 2013 by | Graduate & MBA

This blog regularly profiles students at the Argyros School of Business and Economics. This week, we talk to Onur Saltturk, an MBA student from Istanbul, Turkey. Graduating Year: May 2013 Program here at the Argyros School of Business and Economics (ASBE): Full time MBA Hometown: Istanbul, Turkey Undergraduate Degree: International Business & Economics Undergraduate Institution:

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IFREE/ESI Lecture Series Presents, Ron Siegel, Ph.D., “Large Contests”

February 4, 2013 by | Economic Science Institute

Feb. 1st, Ron Siegel, Ph.D. – Large Contests Abstract: We consider contests with many, possibly heterogeneous, prizes and players that include many existing contest models as special cases. We show that the outcome of such contests is approximated by an appropriately defined set of incentive-compatible individually-rational single-agent mechanisms. Bio: Ron Siegel is an assistant professor

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