Welcome to the Markets, Organizations, Mechanisms and Agents (MOMA) website.

This research network studies the performance of agents and organizations in markets and other decentralized mechanisms. The MOMA network includes five research groups from the following Spanish Universities: Universidad de Girona, Universidad de Granada, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Universidad de Málaga and Universidad Pablo de Olavide (Seville). The research areas include the following fields: Games, Markets, Organizations, Political Economy, and Health Economics.


III MOMA Meeting

September 23, 24

III MOMA Group Meeting – Granada

 Location: Universidad de Granada


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Friday, 23: Presentations

Morning Session:

10:15 – 10:30: WELCOMING REMARKS

10:30 – 12:00: SESSION 1
Growth, Secular Stagnation and Wealth Preference
Yoshiyasu Ono

Temptation, self-control fatigue, and time preference in consumer dynamics
Shinsuke Ikeda and Takeshi Ojima

12:00 – 12:30: COFFEE BREAK
12:30 – 14:00: SESSION 2
Auctions for emission permits: uniform vs discriminatory format again
Francisco Álvarez

Time allocation in friendship networks
Leonie Baumann

14:00 – 15:30: LUNCH (On campus)

15:30 – 17:00: SESSION 3
Strategy-Proofness and Efficiency for Non-quasi-linear Common-Tiered-Object Preferences: Characterization of Minimum Price Rule
Yu Zhou and Shigehiro Serizawa

Allocation problems with multiple criteria.
Ricardo Martínez

21:00: DINNER (Casa Zayas)

Saturday, 24: Presentations

Morning Session:

10:00 – 11:30: SESSION 4
When does the delegation of decisions become worthy?
Guadalupe Correa

Multinational Companies and the Political Economy of Natural Resources
Michele Rosenberg

11:30 – 12:00: COFFEE BREAK

12:00 – 13:30: SESSION 5
Optimal Public Policy à la Ramsey in an Endogenous Growth Model
Elena del Rey and Miguel-Angel López-García

Dominant Strategies in Contests
Carmen Beviá and Luis Corchón

14:00: LUNCH (Restaurant La Borraja)


Francisco Álvarez (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)

Pablo Amorós (Universidad de Málaga)

Leonie Baumann (University of Cambridge)

Dolors Berga (Universitat de Girona)

Carmen Beviá (Universidad de Alicante)

Luis Corchón (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

Guadalupe Correa (Universidad de Málaga)

Elena del Rey (Universitat de Girona)

Shinsuke Ikeda (Osaka University)

Ricardo Martínez (Universidad de Granada)

Federico Masera (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

Elena Molis (Universidad de Granada)

Bernardo Moreno (Universidad de Málaga)

Ana Moro (Universidad de Granada)

Yoshiyasu Ono (Osaka University)

Socorro Puy (Universidad de Málaga)

Mapi Ramos (Universidad de Málaga)

Michele Roserberg (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

Marco Serena (Max Planck Institute)

Shigehiro Serizawa (Osaka University)

Ángel Solano (Universidad de Granada)

January, 15-16

Location: Universidad Pablo de Olavide (Seville)

II MOMA Group Meeting


Friday, 15: Presentations

Morning Session:

09.45-10.00: Welcoming remarks

10:00 – 10:45: Ana Mauleón: “Constitutions and Social Networks”

10:45 – 11:30: Dunia López-Pintado: “On the optimal architecture of teams”

11:30 -12:00 Coffee Break

12:00 – 12:45: Shigehiro Serizawa: “Efficiency and strategy-proofness in object assignment problems with multi demand preferences”

12:45 – 13:30: Aitor Calo-Blanco: “Health and fair taxation among other-regarding individuals”

13:30 -15:00 Lunch (on campus)


Afternoon Session:

15:00 – 15:45: Marco Serena: “Costly voting under complete information”

15:45 – 16:30: Luis Corchón: “Exploitation and political unemployment in democratic organizations”


Saturday, 16: Presentations

Morning Session:

10:00 – 10:45: Bernardo Moreno: “Credible threats and immune social choice functions”
10:45 – 11:30:
Mapi Ramos: “Voting by Conformity”

11:30 -12:00 Coffee Break

12:00 – 12:45: Juan D. Moreno-Ternero: “Sharing the proceeds from a hierarchical venture”


Venue: Universidad Pablo de Olavide. Room: Sala de grados. Building 6.


Ana Mauleón (Invited speaker)

Shigehiro Serizawa (Invited speaker)

Aitor Calo

Álex Vázquez Sedano

Ana Moro

Ángel Solano

Bernardo Moreno

Carmen Beviá

Dunia López

Elena Molís

Eulalia Romero-Palacios

Federico Masera

Juande Moreno

Luis Corchón

Mapi Ramos

Marco Serena

Ricardo Martínez

September, 25-26

Location: Universidad de Alicante

I MOMA group Meeting

Groups of sessions in which all MOMA participants who wish to, can present their research ideas and preliminary work.


Friday, 25: Presentations

Morning Session:

10:15 – 11:15: Álex Vázquez Sedano:  “Optimal contest design with budget constraints”

11:15 – 12:15: Elena Molís: “Random Paths to Stability in Hedonic Games”, jointly with Elena Iñarra.

12:15 – 13:15: Adam Telleck: “Favor exchanges in politics: A network approach of voting theory”.

13:30 -14:30 Lunch


Afternoon Session:

14:30 – 15:30: Ángel Solano: “Fairness in tax compliance: A political competition model”.

15:30 – 16:30: Federico Masera: “War Comes Home: The Militarization of US police”.

16:30 – 17:30: Mapi Ramos: “Political Competition between Heterogeneous Parties”, jointly with Socorro Puy.

Saturday, 26: MOMA Meeting

Morning Session:

10:00 – 13:00: Meeting to decide dates and place for the next MOMA meeting.

Venue: Sala Ernest  Lluch (First floor). Faculty of Economics. Universidad de Alicante.


Álex Vázquez Sedano

Elena Molís

Adam Telleck

Ángel Solano

Federico Masera

Mapi Ramos

Ana Moro

Bernardo Moreno

Socorro Puy

Pablo Amorós

Luis Corchón

Carmen Beviá

Dolors Berga

Ricardo Martínez

Friday, 12 June

Network: Universidad de Málaga

Seminar session

Invited presenter: Sonal Yadav

Title of the paper: The equivalence between adjacent non-manipulability and strategy-proofness in voting domains: A sufficiency result.

Co-authors: Souvik Roy (Indian Statistical Institute), Arunava Sen (Indian Statistical Institute) and Sonal Yadav (Indian Statistical Institute).

Working group meeting

Participants: Sonal Yadav, Luis Corchón, Bernardo Moreno, Pablo Amorós, Socorro Puy and Mª del Pino Ramos.