FIRST BRAZILIAN WORKSHOP OF THE GAME THEORY SOCIETY

July 28 - August 03, 2002 - São Paulo, Brazil

Satellite Meeting of the 2002 Latin American Meeting of the Econometric Society


FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS (Revised)

The Economics Department of the University of São Paulo announces First Brazilian Workshop of the Game Theory Society, a satellite meeting of the Latin American Meeting of the Econometric Society (FGV/SP, São Paulo, July 24- 27, 2002).

The workshop is sponsored by the Game Theory Society and will offer the participants the opportunity to interact with some of the most productive researchers in Game Theory. The week-long event will consist of mini-courses, plenary sessions and contributed papers sessions. The courses will start at the introductory level and will reach the frontiers of current research. In the plenary sessions, leading scholars will survey the recent advances in their subfield of expertise. Younger and experienced researchers as well will present their work in the contributed papers sessions.

Early registrations are due March 15th and are encouraged since the number of participants in the mini-courses is limited. Graduate students interested in these courses should send a recommendation letter (e.g. from their advisor) allong with their application. Some financial support for lodging is available to graduate students. Further information on registration fees and forms will be available in the next announcement.

Participants of the contributed papers session should send a one-page abstract before March 15th, and a complete article before March 30th. In addition to the usual information, the abstract should include JEL classification codes. Abstracts and full articles should be preferably written in English; however, full articles written in Portuguese, Spanish and French will also be considered. Presentations should be made in English, the official language of the workshop. All submissions should made sending an e-mail attachment to bugarin@unb.br. Acceptable formats for the files are pdf, ps and word. Articles in all areas of Game Theory and Applications are welcome. The selected articles will be announced by April 15, 2002.


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MINI-COURSES:
INVITED SCHOLARS FOR THE PLENARY SESSIONS:
ROUND TABLE:
"Perspectives on the History and Future of Game Theory"
Moderator: HERVÉ MOULIN, Rice Univ., USA


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:
Marilda Sotomayor, Univ. de São Paulo, Brazil, President
Maurício Bugarin, Univ. de Brasília, Brazil, Co-Organizer


PROGRAM COMMITTEE:
Marilda Sotomayor, USP, Brazil, Program Chair
Maurício Bugarin, UnB, Brazil, Program Co-Chair

Vijay Krishna, Penn. State Univ., USA
Marcos Lisboa, EPGE/FGV, Brazil
Paulo Monteiro, EPGE/FGV, Brazil
Hervé Moulin, Rice Univ., USA
Humberto Moreira, PUC-Rio, Brazil
Abraham Neyman, Hebrew Univ. Jerusalem, Israel
André R. Oliveira, UnB, Brazil
Paulo Picchetti, USP, Brazil
William Thomson, Univ. Rochester, USA

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