Dr. William R. Zame

Jack Hirshleifer Professor of Economics


UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center

Address: 425 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Phone: (310) 206-8585


Friday, June 2, 2023



William R. Zame

William R. Zame, a long-time professor at UCLA, is a pioneer in general equilibrium theory, finance, game theory, experimental economics and mathematics. His colleagues, students, and friends are hosting this conference in his honor and to encourage new research related to his work.


The conference is organized by the UCLA Economics Department, chaired by Jinyong Hahn, along with the organizing committee, which includes Shachar Kariv (UC Berkeley), and Moritz Meyer-ter-Vehn (UCLA).

Conference Schedule

Thursday, June 1st, 2023

6:00 PM: Pre-Conference Dinner, by invitation only. Plateia, Luskin Conference Center.

Friday, June 2nd, 2023

9:15 AM: Welcome + Introduction Optimist Room, Luskin Conference Center

9:30 AM:  Joe Ostroy, “Non-Cooperative Equilibria as Walrasian Models of Exchange”

10:00 AM: Bob Anderson, “General Equilibrium for Climate Change”

10:30 AM: Break, Luskin Conference Center

11:00 AM: Jose Penalva, “A Folk Theorem for Algorithms”

11:30 AM:  Jay Lu, “Algorithmic Design: A Fairness-Accuracy Frontier”

12:00 PM: Lunch Plateia, Luskin Conference Center

1:30 PM: Walk through UCLA botanical garden

3:00 PM: Jernej Copic, “The Continental Auction”

3:30 PM: Anastasia Burkovskaya, “Comparative Profitability of Disclosure Statements”

4:00 PM: Break, Luskin Conference Center

4:30 PM: John Geanakoplos, “Debt, Fragility, and Multiplicity: Thinking Outside the Edgeworth Box”

5:00 PM: Closing Remarks

6:00 PM: Post-Conference Dinner, by invitation only. Katsuya Brentwood, 11777 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049.

For inquiries about the conference, please email zameconference@econ.ucla.edu

A list of attendees can be found here.