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UCSD Theory Foundations Conference

Sunday, January 5 - Monday, January 6
Rady School of Management
Executive Ed Center

University of California, San Diego

Celebrating the roots of microeconomic theory at UCSD, the conference is in honor of the longtime UCSD faculty members who established the theory group’s reputation early on.  The conference will bring together many former UCSD theory Ph.D. students, former and current colleagues, and distinguished guests.

Dates and times:  The conference will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday 5 January and end with lunch on Monday 6 January, 2020 (program here and directions here).

Hosted by: Joel Watson and graduates of the Ph.D. program in the 1980s.

Sponsored by: UCSD Division of Social Sciences, Econ Job Market Inc, The Rady School of Management, and the organizers.

Confirmed speakers:

Gary Biglaiser, Andreas Blume, Tilman Borgers, Antonio Cabrales, Vince Crawford, Ted Groves, Mark Johnson, Tracy Lewis, Fabio Maccheroni, Mark Machina, Augusto Nieto, Adam Sanjurjo, Richard Schmalensee, Joel Sobel, Ross Starr, and Max Stinchcombe

Recommended hotels:

Estancia La Jolla

This spa hotel, adjacent to campus, is a short walk from the conference venue and will be the site of the conference dinner on Sunday 5 January.  The hotel shuttle will be available for transportation to and from the conference as well.

Empress Hotel of La Jolla

This pleasant hotel is in the heart of downtown La Jolla, near many restaurants, galleries, and the La Jolla Cove, a few miles away from the conference venue.