Gale's Feast: a Day in honor of the 85th birthday of David Gale

Satellite of the 18th International Conference on Game Theory

July 12-13, 2007

Organizer: Marilda Sotomayor (Universidade de São Paulo)

Location: State University of New York at Stony Brook, Charles B. Wang Center


visit 2007 winner of Pirelli Internetional Award: MathSite designed by David Gale


Thursday, July 12

14:00 – 14:15  Robert Aumann (Hebrew University). My Gale.

14:15 – 15:00  David Gale (University of California, Berkeley) . Topological Games at Princeton (and after). [Chair: Robert Aumann]

15:00 – 15:50  Joel Sobel (University of California, San Diego). The Role of Other-Regarding Preferences in Competitive Markets. [Chair: Gabrielle Demange]

15:50 – 16:10  Coffee Break

16:10 – 17:00  Gabrielle Demange (Paris-Jourdan Sciences Économiques). On the Influence of Rankings. [Chair: Joel Sobel ]

17:00 – 17:50  Marilda Sotomayor (Universidade de São Paulo). Core structure and comparative statistic in a hybrid matching market. [Chair: Abraham Neyman]

17:50 – 18:40  Abraham Neyman (Hebrew University). TBA. [Chair: Marilda Sotomayor]

19:00               Dinner

Short talks about Gale during the dinner: Sergiu Hart (Hebrew University), Harold Kuhn (Princeton University), John Nash (Princeton University), Herbert Scarf (Yale University), Martin Shubik (Yale University), Lloyd Shapley (University of California at Los Angeles)  

Friday, July 13

09:00 – 09:50  Alvin Roth (Harvard University). Deferred Acceptance Algorithms: Theory, Practice, and Open Questions. [Chair: Paul Milgrom]

09:50 – 10:40  Paul Milgrom (Stanford University). Incentives in core selecting auctions. [Chair: Alvin Roth]

10:40 – 11:10  Coffee Break

11:10 – 12:00  Michel Balinski (Laboratoire d'Econométrie de l'Ecole Polytechnique). A theory of measuring, electing and ranking. [Chair: Ahmet Alkan]

12:00 – 12:50  Ahmet Alkan (Sabanci University). TBA. [Chair: Michel Balinski]