HSI2023-9th Hitotsubashi Summer Institute: Microeconomic Theory was closed.

On August 3 – 4, 2023, a research conference, HSI2023 –9th Hitotsubashi Summer Institute: Microeconomic Theory, was held. It was organized by Prof. TAKEOKA Norio (Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University), Prof. YAMAMOTO Yuichi (Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University), Prof. MUTO Nozomu (Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University), and Associate Prof. HIRATA Daisuke (Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University) as a part of the research project “Norms, Institutions, and Mechanism Design: Theoretical and Empirical Studies for Comprehensive Social Sciences” which Prof. Takeoka takes a lead.


The conference was held in person, the first time in the past few years, under the theme of “Microeconomic Theory” at Mercury Tower. The conference consisted of sessions on decision theory, behavioral economics, game theory, and information economics, which are major topics in microeconomics. A total of 9 researchers presented their research and 55 participants engaged in discussions in research presentation sessions over 2 days.


Associate Professor Kemal Ozbek (University of Southampton), Assistant Professor Satoshi Fukuda (Bocconi University), and Associate Professor Juan Carlos Carbajal (University of New South Wales) were invited from abroad and presented “Eventual Impatience and Sustainable Patience”, “Shaping Institutions”, and “Information and Causal Misperceptions” respectively. Moreover, Associate Professor Hendrik Rommeswinkel (Waseda University), Associate Professor Takeshi Murooka (Osaka University), Professor Daisuke Oyama (University of Tokyo), Assistant Professor Yichuan Lou (University of Tokyo), Associate Professor Hitoshi Sadakane (Kobe University), and Associate Professor Tomoya Tajika (Nihon University) presented ”Preference for Verifiability”, “Procrastination Markets”, “Robustness and Information Design”, “Private Experimentation, Data Truncation, and Verifiable Disclosure”, “Cheap Talk and Lie Detection”, and “Information Projection and Costly Communication in Organization”, respectively.


Please refer to the program at the following URL




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