Workshop: Rationality and the Economic Crisis, May 8th-9th, 2014, ENS (Paris, France)

On May 8th and 9th, a workshop on “Rationality and the Economic Crisis” will be organised in the Ecole Normale Supérieur (ENS) (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Salle Dussane, 45 rue d’Ulm, 75005 Paris). This event is organised with the support of the Université Panthéon-Assas, of the Laboratoire d’Economie Mathématique et de Microéconomie Appliquée (LEMMA) and of the Institut Jean Nicod.

Reinhard Selten will be the special guest of this workshop.

Programme:

Jeudi 8 mai 2014

9.45: Introductory speech by Reinhard Selten, Prix Nobel d’Economie 1994

10.00-11.00: “Where is global finance going?” Matteo Marsili (ICTP Institute)

11.00-11.15: PAUSE CAFE

11.15-12.15: “Burden or Opportunity – A Metaphor Analysis on the Perception of the Financial Crisis by Economic Laypeople” – Fabian Christandl (University of Cologne)

14.00-15.00: “Minsky Financial Instability, Interscale Feedback, Percolation and Marshall–Walras Disequilibrium” – Sorin Solomon (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

15.00-16.00: “A model of Minsky’s financial instability hypothesis applied to an inter-firm network”- Natasa Golo (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

16.00-16.15: PAUSE CAFE

16.15-17.15: “Forming Intermediate Goals Attenuates Overadaptation to Good Times” – Martin Hohnisch (University of Bonn), Sabine Pittnauer (University of Bonn) and Reinhard Selten (University of Bonn).

Vendredi 9 mai 2014

9.00-10.00: “Post-Communist Economies in the Global Crisis: Diverse Impacts, Diverse Reactions”, Oleh Havrylyshyn (University of Toronto, Peterson Institute)

10.00-10.15: PAUSE CAFE

10.15-11.15: “Loss Aversion, Asset Pricing and the Great Recession” – Willi Semmler (The New School, NY)

11.15-12.15: “Complexity and Individual Psychology”, Itzhak Aharon (Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya) and Yakir Levine (Ben Gurion University)

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