This is the first of two volumes containing papers and commentaries presented at the Eleventh World Congress of the Econometric Society, held in Montreal, Canada in August 2015. These papers provide state-of-the-art guides to the most important recent research in economics. The book includes surveys and interpretations of key developments in economics and econometrics, and discussion of future directions for a wide variety of topics, covering both theory and application. These volumes provide a unique, accessible survey of progress on the discipline, written by leading specialists in their fields. The first volume includes theoretical and applied papers addressing topics such as dynamic mechanism design, agency problems, and networks.
Timothy Besley - London School of Economics and Political Science
Stephen Morris - Princeton University, New Jersey
Drew Fudenberg - Paul A. Samuelson Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and President of the Econometric Society 2017
Robert Porter - William R. Kenan, Jr Professor of Economics, Northwestern University, Illinois