INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GAME THEORYOrganized by Beth AllenJuly 12 to July 15, 1994Stony Brook, New YorkPROGRAM  
TUESDAY, JULY 12
 
Earth and Space Sciences, Room 001  
8:309:30  REGISTRATION Welcome: Beth Allen 
9:3010:30  Chair: Abraham Neyman
B. Shitovitz (joint with E. Einy and R. Holzman): Core and Stable Sets of Large Games 
11:0012:00  Chair: John Hillas
G. Mailath (joint with L. Samuelson and J. Swinkels): How Proper is Sequential Equilibrium? 
Implementation Theory  Earth and Space Sciences, Room 001 Chair: Roger Myerson  
2:002:30  S. Brusco: Implementing Action Profiles When Agents Collude 
2:303:00  Z. Forshner: Implementation Theory with Complete and Incomplete Information: Statics, Dynamics and Unification of the Theory 
3:003:30  R. Lagunoff: On the Dynamic Selection of
Mechanisms as Clubs for the Provision of a Public Good

Learning in Games  Earth and Space Sciences, Room 183 Chair: Birgitte Sloth  
2:002:30  J. Oechssler: An Evolutionary Interpretation of MixedStrategy Equilibria 
2:303:00  D. Kraines (joint with V. Kraines): Pavlov: An Adaptive Strategy for the Prisoner's Dilemma 
3:003:30  C.L. Yang: Evolution of Cooperation in
Prisoners' Dilemma Game with a Knowledgeable Mutant

Coalition Proof Equilibrium  Earth and Space Sciences, Room 181 Chair: Michael Maschler  
2:002:30  H. Keiding: Existence of Coalition Proof Nash Equilibrium 
2:303:00  J. Wooders (joint with D. Moreno): CoalitionProof Equilibrium 
3:003:30  I. Ray: CoalitionProof Correlated
Equilibrium: A Definition

Values  Physics, Room S240 Chair: Joseph Greenberg  
2:002:30  R. van den Brink: An Axiomatization of the Disjunctive Permission Value for Games with a Permission Structure 
2:303:00  T.S.H. Driessen (joint with Y. Funaki): The Egalitarian NonAverage Contribution Method for Cooperative Games 
3:003:30  B. Feldman:
The Value of a Coalition Game 
3:304:30  POSTER SESSION Earth and Space Sciences, Room 181 D.G. Arce: The Economics and Sociology of Latin American Inflation: A Game Theoretic Approach K.P. Chen: Information Processing in Random Matching Games S. Ching (joint with S. Serizawa): Maximal Domains for the Existence of StrategyProof Rules M. Crowley (joint with C. Graham): A ThreeSided Assignment Game Graphic Display A. Dhillon: Extended Pareto Rules and Relative Utilitarianism T. Kara (joint with T. Sonmez): Implementation of College Admission Rules A. Morkeliunas: The Independence Axiom and Social Ordering R. Myerson: Poisson Games and Voting Models 
3:304:30  POSTER SESSION Earth and Space Sciences, Room 183 T. Radzik (joint with A.S. Nowak): Solidaritytype Modifications of the Shapley Value C. Rafels Pallarola (joint with N. Ybern): Fixed Points and Convex Cooperative Games J. Ratliff: A Note on the Test of Dominated Messages and the Intuitive Criterion in SenderReceiver Games C. Schultz: Reputation for Honesty in Repeated Games with One LongRun Player S. Serizawa: Power of Voters and Domain of Preferences Where Voting by Committees is StrategyProof S. Steinmetz: Sustainability and Efficiency in a Spatial Oligopoly: An Approach à la Eaton Lipsey T. Storcken: Effectivity Functions and Simple Games Y. Tauman (joint with I. Cho): No Sale is Final P. Vanderschraaf: Inductive Learning, Knowledge Asymmetries and Convention 
Network Games  Physics, Room S240 Chair: William Sharkey  
4:305:00  D. SkorinKapov: On the Core of the Minimum Cost Steiner Tree Game in Networks 
5:005:30  V. Gurvich (joint with E. Boros and P.L. Hammer): Game Theoretic Proof of BergeDuchet Perfect Graph Conjecture 
5:306:00  W. R. Zhu (joint with D. and F. Granot): Circular Network Games 
6:006:30  D. Salant (joint with L. Cabral and G. Woroch):
Monopoly Pricing With Network Externalities

Refinement of Equilibria  Earth and Space Sciences, Room 183 Chair: George Mailath  
4:305:00  B. Sloth (joint with E. Hendon, H. J. Jacobsen and T. Tranaes): Nash Equilibrium with Lower Probabilities 
5:005:30  H. Suehiro: A "Mistaken Theories" Refinement 
5:306:00  D. Vermeulen (joint with M.J.M. Jansen):
On Strictly Proper Equilibria

Repeated Games  Earth and Space Sciences, Room 181 Chair: Sylvain Sorin  
4:305:00  V. Domansky: Repeated Games and Multinomial Distributions 
5:005:30  J. E. Gata: Random Matching Repeated Games under Restricted Information: Equilibria and Complexity 
5:306:00  J. Nachbar:
On Learning and Optimization in Discounted Supergames

Strategic Oligopoly  Earth and Space Sciences, Room 001 Chair: Amparo Urbano  
4:305:00  R. Amir: Cournot Oligopoly and the Theory of Supermodular Games 
5:005:30  J. Valimaki (joint with D. Bergemann): Learning and Strategic Pricing 
5:306:00  G. Ying Luo:
Irrationality and Competition

WEDNESDAY, JULY 13  
Earth and Space Sciences, Room 001  Chair: Sergiu Hart  
9:3010:30  Beth Allen Robert Aumann Roger Myerson Dov Samet David Schmeidler 
11:0012:00  Panel  Continued

Cost Allocation  Earth and Space Sciences, Room 001 Chair: Shigeo Muto  
2:002:30  R.P. McLean (joint with W. Sharkey): Probabilistic Value Pricing 
2:303:00  H. Hamers (joint with R. van de Leensel and S. Tijs): The Chinese Postman Problem and Delivery Games 
3:003:30  V. Feldman (joint with S. Tijs and S. Muto):
Minimum Cost Spanning Extension Games: The Irreducible Core

The Core  Earth and Space Sciences, Room 183 Chair: Roger Lagunoff  
2:002:30  E. Yanovskaya: One More Axiomatization of the Core 
2:303:00  F.H. Page, Jr. (joint with M. Wooders): Arbitrage in Markets with Unbounded Short Sales: Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for Nonemptiness of the Core and Existence of Equilibrium 
3:003:30  M. Holtz Wooders: Convergence of the
Core to Competitive Outcomes in Economies with Public Goods

Stochastic Games  Earth and Space Sciences, Room 181 Chair: Matthew Sobel  
2:002:30  S.K. Chakrabarti: Pure Strategy Markov Perfect Equilibrium in Stochastic Games with Many Players 
2:303:00  P. Dutta (joint with R. Sundaram): The NonExistence of Perfect Equilibrium in InfiniteState Stochastic Games 
3:003:30  E. Altman (joint with M. Tidball):
Finite State Approximation in Stochastic Games

Matching Games  Physics, Room S240 Chair: Myrna Wooders  
2:002:30  F. Bloch (joint with A. de la Fuente and H. Ryder): TwoSided Search, Marriages, and Matchmakers 
2:303:00  M. Sotomayor: BiPolygamous Marriage is Unstable 
3:003:30  D. Wu:
Duopolistic Brokerage Market

The Nucleolus  Earth and Space Sciences, Room 001 Chair: Bezalel Peleg  
4:004:30  J.A.M. Potters (joint with M. Ansing and H. Reijnierse): Computing the Nucleolus by One Prolonged Simplex Algorithm 
4:305:00  L.M. Ruiz (joint with F. Valenciano and J.M. Zarzuelo):
The lambdaPrenucleolus and the lambdaNucleolus: Two Values for T.U. Games
Based on the Excess Vector

Auctions  Earth and Space Sciences, Room 183 Chair: Richard McLean  
4:004:30  V. Krishna (joint with J. Morgan): An Analysis of the War of Attrition 
4:305:00  E. Amann (joint with W. Leininger):
The AllPay Auction with Incomplete Information: Existence and Uniqueness of
Bayesian Equilibrium

Rationalizability  Earth and Space Sciences, Room 181 Chair: Geir Asheim  
4:004:30  A. Sela: The Fictitious Play Property for 2 x n Games 
4:305:00  O. Volij (joint with N. Dagan and R. Serrano):
A NonCooperative View of Consistent Bankruptcy Rules

Computing Equilibria in Matrix Games  Physics, Room S240 Chair: Joseph Abdou  
4:004:30  M.D. Grigoriadis (joint with L.G. Khachiyan): A SublinearTime Randomized Approximation Algorithm for Matrix Games 
4:305:00  T. Quint (joint with M. Shubik):
On the Number of Nash Equilibria in a Bimatrix Game

THURSDAY, JULY 14  
Earth and Space Sciences, Room 001  
9:3010:30  Chair: Joachim Rosenmüller
D. Schmeidler: CaseBased Optimizer 
11:0012:00  Chair:
Robert Aumann
S. Sorin: On the Impact of an Event 
Social Situations  Earth and Space Sciences, Room 001 Chair: Benyamin Shitovitz  
2:002:30  J. Greenberg: Social Situations Without Commonality of Beliefs: Worlds Apart  But Acting Together 
2:303:00  G. B. Asheim: Defining Rationalizability in 2Player Extensive Games 
3:003:30  E. Einy (joint with B. Shitovitz): The
Optimistic Stability of the Core Mapping in Public Goods Economies

Incentives  Earth and Space Sciences, Room 183 Chair: Francis Bloch  
2:002:30  A. Urbano (joint with G. Olcina): Signalling Games and Incentive Dominance 
2:303:00  S. Hsiaohsien Lin (joint with C.H. Tsai): Optimal Policy of Tax, Penalty and Auditing II  A Second Order Approach with Jumps in States 
3:003:30  J. Dearden: Efficiency and Exclusion in
Collective Action Negotiations

Cooperative Game Theory  Earth and Space Sciences, Room 181 Chair: Hans Keiding  
2:002:30  H. Reijnierse (joint with M. Maschler, J. Potters and S. Tijs): Simple Flow Games 
2:303:00  K.I. Shimomura: A Bargaining Set of a Cooperative Game with Coalition Structure 
3:003:30  H. Haller (joint with J. Derks): Null
Players Out?

Bargaining  Physics, Room S240 Chair: Vijay Krishna  
2:002:30  C. Herrero: Endogenous Reference Points and the Adjusted Proportional Solution for Bargaining Problems with Claims 
2:303:00  T. Tranaes (joint with E. Hendon): Decentralized Trade in a Small Market 
3:003:30  E. Bennett:
A Nash Solution for Multilateral Bargaining

Topics in Mathematical Economics  ESS, Room 001 Chair: William Zame  
4:004:30  J. Abdou: Exact and Rectangular Game Forms 
4:305:00  B. Peleg (joint with A. van den Nouweland, P. Borm, G.J. Otten, S. Tijs, and O. Volij): Axiomatic Characterization of the Walras Correspondence for Generalized Economies 
5:005:30  N. AlNajjar: Decomposition and
Characterization of Risk with a Continuum of Random Variables

Dynamic Games  Earth and Space Sciences, Room 183 Chair: Vladimir Gurvich  
4:004:30  S. Hurkens: Learning by Forgetful Players: From Primitive Formations to Persistent Retracts 
4:305:00  M. Lutsenko: On New Methods to Solving of Infinite Antagonistic Games 
5:005:30  M. Maschler (joint with E. Bennett and W. Zame):
Dynamic Systems that Converge to Aspirations

Topics in Cooperative Games  ESS, Room 181 Chair: Carmen Herrero  
4:004:30  R. Holzman (joint with Y. Marcus and D. Peleg): Load Balancing in Committees 
4:305:00  S. Muto: Voters' Power in Indirect Voting Systems with Political Parties: The Square Root Effect 
5:005:30  C. Graham (joint with M. Crowley):
Core of the 2 x 2 x 2 Assignment Game

FRIDAY, JULY 15  
Earth and Space Sciences, Room 001  
9:3010:30  Chair: Pradeep Dubey
R. Elul: Welfare and Financial Innovation When Markets are Incomplete 
11:0012:00  Chair:
Suzanne Scotchmer
W. Zame (joint with B. Ellickson): Economic Geography 
Evolutionary Games and Equilibria  ESS, Room 001 Chair: John Nachbar  
2:002:30  S. Scotchmer (joint with E. Dekel): On the Evolution of Attitudes Toward Risk in WinnerTakeAll Games 
2:303:00  Y. Feinberg: Evolutionary Selection of an Equilibrium 
3:003:30  J. Bergin (joint with B. Lipman):
Evolution with StateDependent Mutations

Values of Large Games  Earth and Space Sciences, Room 183 Chair: Robert Aumann  
2:002:30  D. Butnariu (joint with E.P. Klement): On a Problem of Aumann and Shapley 
2:303:00  G. Diubin: Asymptotic Values for Cooperative Games with Infinitely Many Players Having Different "Weights" 
3:003:30  J. Rosenmüller:
The Shapley Value for Countably Many Players

Popular Control of Elected Officials  ESS, Room 181 Chair: Joel Kaji  
2:002:30  S. Ainsworth (joint with I. Sened): The Effects of Group Endorsement on Candidate Competition and Voter Turnout 
2:303:00  T. Feddersen: The Swing Voter's Curse 
3:003:30  S. Lohmann:
Electoral Incentives, Political Intransparency, and the Policy Bias Towards
Special Interests

Dynamics  Earth and Space Sciences, Room 001 Chair: Subir Chakrabarti  
4:004:30  J. Zhang: On the Economics of Chain Reactions 
4:305:00  V. Bala (joint with S. Goyal): Learning from Neighbors 
5:005:30  K.H. Schlag:
Why Imitate, and if so, How? Exploring a Model of Social Evolution

Knowledge and Beliefs  Earth and Space Sciences, Room 183 Chair: Dov Samet  
4:004:30  C. Bicchieri (joint with G.A. Antonelli): Backwards Forward Induction 
4:305:00  D. Holt: Coherent Belief Revision and Equilibrium Selection in Games 
5:005:30  G. Bonanno (joint with P. Battigalli):
Synchronic Information and Common Knowledge in Extensive Games

A Comparative Analysis of Institutions  ESS, Room 181 Chair: John Scholz  
Discussant: Tim Feddersen  
4:004:30  D. Epstein (joint with S. O'Halloran): Common Agency and Representation 
4:305:00  D. Baron: A Sequential Choice Theory of Collective Goods Programs 
5:005:30  S.J. Brams (joint with A. Taylor): Fair Division by Point Allocation 