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19.06. Micro Theory Seminar: Annie Liang

Micro Theory Seminar with Annie Liang (University of Pennsylvania)

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  • Micro Theory Seminar
When Jun 19, 2019
from 16:30 to 17:45
Where faculty room
Contact Name Stephan Lauermann
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Dynamically Aggregating Diverse Sources
(joint paper with Xiaosheng Mu and Vasilis Syrgkanis)


 An agent has access to multiple data sources, each of which provides information about a different attribute of an unknown state. Information is acquired continuously -  where the agent chooses both which sources to sample from, and also how to allocate resources across them - until an endogenously chosen time. We show that the optimal information acquisition strategy proceeds in stages, where resource allocation is constant over a fixed set of providers during each stage, and at each subsequent stage a new provider is added to the set. We additionally apply this characterization to derive results regarding: (1) equilibrium information provision by competing data providers, and (2) endogenous information acquisition in a binary choice problem.

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