Previous Academic Years


  2013–2014

October 16, 2013 Israel Aumann, Hebrew University Who is the Player?
October 23, 2013 Yishay Mansour, Tel Aviv University Implementing the “Wisdom of the Crowd”
October 30, 2013 Avinatan Hassidim, Bar-Ilan University Redesigning the Israeli Psychology Masters Match:
Practical and Theoretical Issues
November 6, 2013 Moshe Tennenholtz, Technion &
Microsoft Research
The Axiomatic Approach and the Internet
November 13, 2013 Yehuda (John) Levy, University of
Oxford
A Cantor Set of Games with No Shift-Homogeneous
Equilibrium Selection
November 20, 2013 Anna Zalkind, Bar-Ilan University Games with Congestion-Averse and Congestion-Seeking Players
November 27, 2013 Eilon Solan, Tel Aviv University Repeated games with Costly Observations
December 4, 2013 Ziv Hellman, Bar-Ilan University Bayesian Games With a Continuum of States
December 11, 2013 Noam Nisan, Hebrew University The Query Complexity of Correlated Equilibria
December 18, 2013 Shahar Dobzinski, Weizmann Institute Algorithmic Mechanism Design via Multi-Unit Auctions
December 25, 2013 Itzhak Gilboa, Tel Aviv University No-Betting-Pareto Dominance
January 1, 2014 Gilad Bavly, Tel Aviv University How to Gamble Against All Odds
January 8, 2014 Shiran Rachmilevitch, Haifa University Symmetry, Equilibria, and Approximate Equilibria in Games With
Countably Many Players
January 15, 2014 David Sarne, Bar-Ilan University The Devastating Effect of Information Brokers in Multi-Agent Systems
February 26, 2014 Ephi Zehavi, Bar-Ilan University On Cooperative Radio Resource Allocation techniques based on
Game Theory
March 5, 2014 Erel Segal-Halevi, Bar-Ilan University Cake Cutting – Fair and Square
March 12, 2014 Igor Rochlin, Bar-Ilan University Joint Search with Self-Interested Agents and the Failure
March 19, 2014 Moshe Haviv, Hebrew University Queues and Cooperative Games
March 26, 2014 Alexander Frug, Tel Aviv University Strategic Learning and Information Transmission
April 2, 2014 Omer Edhan, University of Manchester Cost Sharing with Dependencies
April 23, 2014 יוסף זוהר, אוניברסיטת חיפה
אורי וייס, אוניברסיטת בר־אילן
ניתוח משחקי של הצידוק למתן האפשרות לנאשם לוותר על זכותו למשפט
April 30, 2014 Ella Segev, Ben Gurion University Multi Stage Sequential All Pay Auctions
May 7, 2014 Ron Peretz, London School of
Economics
Graph Value for Cooperative Games
May 14, 2014 David Schmeidler, Tel Aviv University Subjective Rationality
May 21, 2014 Ezra Einy, Ben Gurion University The Value of Public Information in Common-Value Tullock Contests
June 11, 2014 Ilan Nehama, Hebrew University Complexity of Optimal Lobbying in Threshold Aggregation

  2014–2015

November 4, 2014 Liad Blumrosen, Hebrew University Reallocation Mechanisms
November 11, 2014 Gilad Bavly, Bar-Ilan University Elasticity of Games
November 25, 2014 Ariel Rubinstein, Tel Aviv University Complex Questionnaires
December 2, 2014 Florian Biermann, Tbilisi State University The Friendship Game
December 16, 2014 Eilon Solan, Tel Aviv University Optimal Dynamic Information Provision
December 30, 2014 Ron Lavi, Technion Competition Among Asymmetric Sellers With Fixed Supply
January 13, 2015 Noam Hazon, Ariel University Adapting the Social Network to Affect a Group’s Behavior
January 20, 2015 Chen Hajaj, Bar-Ilan University Strategy-Proof and Efficient Kidney Exchange Using
a Credit Mechanism
March 10, 2015 Igal Milchtaich, Bar-Ilan University Polyequilibrium
March 24, 2015 Alex Gershkov, Hebrew University Optimal Voting Rules
April 14, 2015 Noa Agmon, Bar-Ilan University Adversarial Robotics
April 21, 2015 Eddie Dekel, Tel Aviv University Disclosure and Choice
April 28, 2015 Ron Holzman, Technion Strong Equilibrium in Network Congestion Games: Increasing
Versus Decreasing Costs
May 5, 2015 Noam Goldberg, Bar-Ilan University Nonzero-Sum Nonlinear Network Path Interdiction
May 12, 2015 Yannai Gonczarowski, Hebrew University Manipulation of Stable Matchings using Minimal Blacklists
May 19, 2015 Tamar Keasar, University of Haifa – Oranim The Challenges of Insect Polyembryony
May 26, 2015 Sergiu Hart, Hebrew University Evidence Games: Truth and Commitment
June 2, 2015 Ziv Hellman, Bar-Ilan University Sex and Portfolio Investment
June 9, 2015 David Lagziel, Tel Aviv University Defaulting in Second-Price Auctions and the Bid-Cap Solution
June 16, 2015 Ronen Gradwohl, Northwestern University Persuasion, Transparency, and Commitment
June 23, 2015 Jeff Rosenschein, Hebrew University Autonomous Agents and Game Theory

  2015–2016

October 20, 2015 Abraham Neyman, Hebrew University Additive Valuations of Streams of Payoffs That Obey the Time-Value
of Money Principle: Characterization and Robust Optimization
October 27, 2015 Yakov Babichenko, Technion Random Extensive Form Game and its Application to Bargaining
November 3, 2015 Yonatan Aumann, Bar-Ilan University A Conceptual Foundation for the Theory of Risk Aversion
November 10, 2015 Eran Hanany, Tel Aviv University Incomplete Information Games with Smooth Ambiguity Preferences
November 17, 2015 Shiran Rachmilevitch, Haifa University Tempered Utilitarianism, Tempered Egalitarianism, and the Nash
Bargaining Solution
November 24, 2015 Itai Arieli, Technion Sequential Commitment Games
December 1, 2015 Amir Leshem, Bar-Ilan University Game Theoretic Techniques for Spectrum Allocation
December 8, 2015 Meir Reshef, Technion On Sex, Evolution, and the Multiplicative Weights Update Algorithm
December 29, 2015 Ro’i Zultan, Ben Gurion University Imperfect Recall and Time Inconsistencies: An experimental Test of
the Absentminded Driver “Paradox”
January 5, 2016 Dov Samet, Tel Aviv University The Sure-Thing Principle in Epistemic Terms
January 12, 2016 Ron Peretz, Bar-Ilan University The Minmax Value in Three-Person Repeated Games with Stationary
Bounded Recall
January 19, 2016 Avinatan Hassidim, Bar-Ilan University Double Auctions, and Generalizations of the No Trade Theorem
March 1, 2016 Gaëtan Fournier, Tel Aviv University General Distribution of Consumers in Pure Hotelling Games
March 8, 2016 Shiri Alon Eron, Bar-Ilan University Competitive Equilibrium as a Bargaining Solution: An Axiomatic
Approach
March 15, 2016 Amnon Maltz, Haifa University Experience Based Dynamic Choice: A Revealed Preference Approach
March 22, 2016 Anna Rubinchik, Haifa University Contemplation vs. Intuition: A Reinforcement Learning Perspective
March 29, 2016 Arieh Gavious, Ben Gurion University Revenue Equivalence of Large Asymmetric Auctions
April 5, 2016 Igal Milchtaich, Bar-Ilan University Internalization of Social Cost in Congestion Games
April 12, 2016 Moran Koren, Technion Bayesian Learning in Markets with Common Value
May 3, 2016 Gilad Bavly, Bar-Ilan University Differentiation Games
May 10, 2016 Erel Segal-Halevi, Bar-Ilan
University
Land Reform and the Fairness-Welfare Trade-off
May 24, 2016 Amnon Schreiber, Bar-Ilan University Indexing Gamble Desirability by Extending Proportional Stochastic
Dominance
May 31, 2016 Itzhak Gilboa, Tel Aviv University Weighted Utilitarianism, Edgeworth, and the Market
June 7, 2016 Elchanan Mossel, UC Berkeley Bayesian Learning and (or) Corruption Detection on Networks
June 14, 2016 Gali Noti, Hebrew University An Experimental Evaluation of Regret-Based Econometrics
June 20, 2016 Adam Lampert, Arizona State University Dynamic Game Theory Approaches to Analyze Management of
Ecological Systems by Multiple Agents
June 21, 2016 Ilai Bistritz, Bar-Ilan University Asymptotically Optimal Distributed Channel Allocation: a Competitive
Game-Theoretic Approach

  2016–2017

November 8, 2016 Oscar Volij, Ben-Gurion University The Value of a Draw in Quasi-Binary Matches
November 15, 2016 Rasmus Ibsen-Jensen, Institute of
Science and Technology Austria
Complexity of Good Strategies in Stochastic Games
November 22, 2016 Galit Ashkenazi-Golan, Tel Aviv University What You Get is What You See: Cooperation in Repeated Games
with Observable Payoffs
November 29, 2016 Assaf Romm, Hebrew University “Strategic” Behavior in Strategy-proof Environments
December 6, 2016 Ella Segev, Ben Gurion University Heterogeneous Risk/Loss Aversion in Complete Information All-pay
Auctions
December 20, 2016 Dotan Persitz, Tel Aviv University Social Clubs and Social Networks
December 27, 2016 Shani Alkoby, Bar-Ilan University Strategic Signaling and Free Information Disclosure in Auctions
January 3, 2017 Nahum Shimkin, Technion An Online Convex Optimization Approach to Blackwell’s
Approachability
January 10, 2017 Roee Teper, University of Pittsburgh Plans of Action
January 17, 2017 Chang Zhao, Tel Aviv University Bargaining in Patent Licensing with Inefficient Outcomes
January 24, 2017 Artyom Jelnov, Ariel University Cheating in Contest
January 31, 2017 Yuval Heller, Bar-Ilan University Commitments and Partnerships
March 21, 2017 Eilon Solan, Tel Aviv University Approachability with Constraints
March 28, 2017 David Lagziel, Tel Aviv University The Tried-Stone Scheme and a Million-Dollar Bet
April 18, 2017 Ilan Nehama, Tel Aviv University Analyzing Games with Ambiguous Player Types Using the
MINthenMAX Decision Model
April 25, 2017 Nick Netzer, University of Zurich Delegating Performance Evaluation
May 16, 2017 Eyal Winter, Hebrew University Biased-Belief Equilibrium
May 23, 2017 Christoph Kuzmics, University of Graz Preferences Under Ignorance
June 6, 2017 Efe Ok, New York University Coalitional Expected Multi-Utility Theory
June 13, 2017 Yonatan Aumann, Bar-Ilan University Repeated Games with Risk Averse Players
June 20, 2017 Moti Michaeli, University of Haifa The Dynamics of Revolutions
June 27, 2017 Ronen Gradwohl, Northwestern University Information Sharing and Privacy in Networks