The inauguration of the Foundation for Economic Modelling will take place on May 12, 2014 at 5:00 pm at ESSEC, CNIT, la Défense. (Getting there)
17:00 Parallel Sessions
Session 1: Energy Finance: A new discipline crossing economic theory, business operations, and financial markets
Jean-Luc Prigent, University of Cergy-Pontoise
Jean-Luc Prigent is Professor of Economics at the University of Cergy-Pontoise. His research interests lie in the domain of portfolio choice and risk management.
Andrea Roncoroni, ESSEC
Andrea Roncoroni is Professor of Finance at the Essec Business School. His research interests cover energy and commodity finance, financial modelling and derivative structuring.
Frank Hovorka, Head of Real Estate Sustainability Policy, Groupe Caisse des Dépôts
Caisse des Dépôts is a long-term investor serving France’s public interest and economic development.
Session 2: Implementing the wisdom of the crowd: The Internet has proven to be a powerful channel for sharing information among agents. What is the appropriate mechanism to gather information from users and make good recommendations to the same users?
Antoine Billot, Paris 2
Antoine Billot is Professor of Economics at the University of Paris 2. His research interests are in the domains of general equilibrium, game theory and decision theory under uncertainty.
Motty Perry, University of Warwick
Motty Perry is Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick. He is Charter Member of the Game Theory Society and is an expert in mechanism design.
Olivier Thierry, COO de La Fourchette
La Fourchette is a major actor in the Internet industry that operates a Website in the restaurant business that offers advice and sollicits reviews from its users.
19:00 Cocktail and Poster Session
If you would like to attend, please send an email before April 30, 2014 specifying which session you would like to attend to: email@example.com