Industrial Organization Seminar

Important note:

All Fall 2020 seminars will be hosted on a virtual platform.

The IO Seminar meets Wednesdays at 11 am in 7142 Social Sciences

10/14: Alon Eizenberg, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

10/28: Jihye Jeon, Boston University

11/11: Laura Grigolon, University of Mannheim

11/18: Nicola Pavanini, Tilburg University

3/4: Gautam Gowrisankaran, NBER – “Reclassification Risk in the Small Group Health Insurance Market”

3/11: Thomas Holmes, University of Minnesota – “Alliances and Scale Economies in Ocean Shipping”

3/25: Giovanni Compiani, UC-Berkeley – “A Method to Estimate Discrete Choice Models that is Robust to Consumer Search”

4/8: Julie Mortimer, Boston College

4/15: Pierre Dubois, Toulouse School of Economics – “Bargaining and International Reference Pricing in the Pharmaceutical Industry”

4/22: Jihye Jeon, Boston University

4/29: John Lazarev, UPenn

5/6: Alon Eizenberg, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

9/11: Marc Rysman, Boston University – “Demand for Performance Goods: Import Quotas in the Chinese Movie Market”

10/9: Robert Town, UT-Austin – “Optimal  Managed Competition Subsidies”

10/16: Ying Fan, University of Michigan – “Firms and Collective Reputation: a Study of the Volkswagen Emissions Scandal”

10/23: Giulia Brancaccio, Cornell – “Efficiency in Decentralized Transport Markets”

10/30: Yue Qiu, UW-Madison

11/13: Yu Ding, UW-Madison – “Consolidation for Cost Savings? Hospital Mergers and Service Repositioning”

11/20: CANCELED Adam Smith, UW-Madison – “Product Visibility on Digital Goods Platforms”

12/4: Ignacio Cuesta, Stanford – at special time, 4:00-5:30 p.m. “Price Regulation in Credit Markets: A Trade-off between Consumer Protection and Credit Access”

12/11: Christopher Neilson, Princeton – at special time, 4:00-5:30 p.m. “Approximating the Equilibrium Effects of Informed School Choice”

3/13: Adam Dearing, Ohio State University – “Pseudo-Value Functions and Closed-Form CCP Estimation of Dynamic Discrete Choice Models”

3/27: Alejandro Molnar, Vanderbilt “The Marginal Congestion of a Taxi in New York City”

4/3: Joel Waldfogel, University of Minnesota – “Personalized Pricing on Campus”

4/10: Andrew Sweeting, University of Maryland – “Dynamic Oligopoly Pricing with Asymmetric Information”

4/17: Dan Goetz, University of Toronto – “Dynamic Bargaining and Scale Effects in the Broadband Industry”

4/24: Lauren Bergquist, University of Michigan – “Pass-through, Competition, and Entry in Agricultural Markets: Experimental Evidence from Kenya”

5/1: Brad Larsen, Stanford

5/13: Daniel Xu, Duke: “Notching R&D Investment with Corporate Income Tax Cuts in China”