Cairo-SAET Workshop in Economic Theory

From: 1/3/2012   To: 1/3/2012


The School of Business at the American University in Cairo and the Society for Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET) invite you to participate in the Cairo-SAET Workshop in Economic Theory on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

The workshop will be held in Room P019 (Conference and Visitor Center) on the new campus of the American University in Cairo, situated in the suburb of New Cairo.

The schedule of the workshop is as follows:

 9.00–9.30 am: Arrival and Registration           


 9.30–10.00 am: Welcome Speeches
                            Lisa Anderson, President, The American University in Cairo
                            Sherif Kamel, Dean, School of Business


 10.00-10.30 am Coffee Break


Chair: William Mikhail (American University in Cairo)

  10.30-11.00am                             David Levine (Washington University in St. Louis,    Intellectual Property, Innovation and Economic Development                                


          Mario Pascoa (Universidade NOVA de Lisboa,   
Securities market theory:   possession, repo and rehypothecation


Nicholas Yannelis (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and The University of Manchester,    

A new perspective to rational expectations: maximin rational  expectations equilibrium




Bernard Cornet (Université Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne and Kansas University,   

Financial equilibria with restricted participation



12.30-2.30pm: Lunch




Chair: Ali Hadi (American University in Cairo)



Jean Marc Bonnisseau (Université Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne and Paris School of Economics,   

The Survival Assumption in Intertemporal Economies 




Carlos Herves-Beloso (Universidad de Vigo,   

Prices in a market with caps on consumption and allowances




Anne Villamil (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   and The University of Manchester,   

Intermediation and Welfare 

Should you need further information please contact Karim Seghir at

Here is a copy of the program in PDF format.