Juli Plant Grainger Industrial Organization Workshop

Important note:

The Industrial Organization Workshop meets Wednesdays at 3:45 pm in 7142 Social Science (Morton Room)
Faculty organizer: Lorenzo Magnolfi

Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
3/6 Felix Montag Dartmouth (Tuck School of Business) Mergers, Foreign Competition, and Jobs: Evidence from the U.S. Appliance Industry
3/13 Ben Klopack Texas A&M The Impact of Natural Disasters on Businesses and Consumers: Evidence from Hurricane Harvey
3/20 Charles Hodgson Yale You Can Lead a Horse to Water: Spatial Learning and Path Dependence in Consumer Search
4/3 El Hadi Caoui Univ of Toronto (Rotman School of Business) Network Diversity, Market Entry, and the Global Internet Backbone
4/10 Aureo de Paula UCL Production Function Estimation Using Subjective Expectations Data
4/17 CANCELLED Daniel Ackerberg Univ of Texas Production Function Identification under Imperfect Competition
4/24 Yunmi Kong Rice Liquid Markets: An Empirical Analysis of a Water Exchange
5/1 Ulrich Doraszelski Penn (Wharton) Production Function Estimation in Imperfectly Competitive Environments (and with Demand Shocks)
5/8 Jorge Alé-Chilet Universidad de los Andes Product Bans as Protectionism: The Maggi Scare
5/9 Andrew Ching Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Heterogeneous Complementarity and Team Design: The Case of Real Estate Agents
Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
9/06 NONE - -
9/13 Nahim Zahur Queens University TBD
9/20 Tianli Xia UW-Madison Welfare Effects of Resale Price Maintenance: Evidence from the Chinese Pharmaceutical Industry
9/27 NONE - -
10/04 NONE - -
10/11 Sarah Waldfogel UW-Madison The Effect of Out-of-District Donations on Candidate Positioning
10/18 Luming Chen UW-Madison The Dynamic Efficiency of Policy Uncertainty: Evidence from the Wind Industry
10/25 Jonathan Becker UW-Madison Adverse Selection in the Wholesale Mortgage Market
11/01 Jonathan McClure UW-Madison Markups and Costs under Capacity Constraints: the Welfare Effects of Hotel Mergers
11/08 TBD
11/10 NONE - -
11/15 Anh Nguyen MIT/NYU Long-Term Relationships and the Spot Market: Evidence from US Trucking (with Adam Harris)
11/22 NONE - -
11/29 Alessandro Gavazza LSE Refinancing Cross-Subsidies in the Mortgage Market
12/06 Tong Li Vanderbilt Nonparametric Identification of Bayesian Games
12/13 Gloria Sheu FRB Technology and Market Power: The United States Cement Industry, 1974-2019
Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
3/01 Yunan Ji Georgetown Can Competitive Bidding Work in Health Care? Evidence from Medicare Durable Medical Equipment.
3/29 Michael Rubens UCLA Colluding Against Workers
4/05 Pierre Dubois Toulouse Bargaining and International Reference Pricing in the Pharmaceutical Industry
4/19 Ben Vatter Stanford Quality Disclosure and Regulation: Scoring Design in Medicare Advantage
4/26 Laura Grigolon University of Mannheim Credit Conditions when Lenders are Commonly Owned
5/03 Mathias Reynaert Toulouse Land Use and Policy in the European Union
Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
9/21 Adam Kapor Princeton Interdependent Values in Matching Markets: Evidence from Medical School Admissions in Denmark
10/05 Natalia Serna UW-Madison Non-Price Competition and Risk Selection Through Hospital Networks
10/12 Federico Ciliberto Virginia Political Dialogue in Advertising: Evidence from US Political Campaigns 2012-2018
10/19 Shilong Sun UW-Madison The Vertical Spillover Effect of Import Liberalization: A Study of the Chinese Movie Theater Industry
10/26 Karam Kang Carnegie Mellon Search Frictions and Product Design in the Municipal Bond Market
11/02 Paul Grieco Penn State Conformant and Efficient Estimation of Discrete Choice Demand Models
11/16 Erika Frost UW-Madison Welfare Implications of Emerging Brands
12/07 Gaston Illanes Northwestern The Design of Defined Contribution Plans
Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
3/2 Elena Prager Northwestern-Kellogg Regulating Out-of-Network Hospital Payments: Disagreement Payoffs, Negotiated Prices, and Access
4/13 Nicola Rosaia Princeton and Columbia Competing Platforms and Transport Equilibrium
4/20 Javier Donna University of Florida Direct-to-Consumer Sales by Manufacturers and Bargaining
4/27 Giovanni Compiani Chicago Booth A Method to Estimate Discrete Choice Models that is Robust to Consumer Search
5/4 Joe Harrington Wharton Cost Coordination
Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
9/15 UCLA The Welfare Impact of Market Power: The OPEC Cartel
9/29 *VIRTUAL* Zhu, Xinrong UW-Madison Inference and Impact of Category Captaincy
10/6 Gaineddenova, Renata UW-Madison Pricing and Efficiency in a Decentralized Ride-Hailing Platform
10/13 McNamara, Cici UW-Madison Health information technology and innovation diffusion in primary care settings
10/20 Duarte Filho, Marco UW-Madison Hub-and-Spoke Collusion with Horizontally Differentiated Spokes
10/27 Zhu, Wanjia UW-Madison Leasing and Selling in Durable Goods Oligopoly
10/29 Kiseleva, Olga UW-Madison Why do high-quality sellers buy more fake reviews? The role of reputation cost on online platforms
11/3 Stanford GSB Competition under social interactions and the design of education policies
11/5 *11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.* Baik, Yeon Ju UW-Madison Reposting and Pricing in Online Platform
11/17 Chicago Booth Sponsored Search in Equilibrium: Evidence from Two Experiments
12/1 MIT Auto Dealer Loan Intermediation
12/8 Univ of Leuven Adverse Selection and Lock-out with Dynamic Incentives in Insurance Markets (joint work with Juan Pablo Atal and Eduardo Azevedo)
Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
(This seminar begins at 11 am)
University of Leuven
3/24 Chicago Booth
Location Sorting and Endogenous Amenities: Evidence from Amsterdam
4/7 Boston College
Impacts of legacy discounts in the market for national television advertising, joint with Sylvia Hristakeva
4/14 University of Pennsylvania
Quantifying Delay Propagation in Airline Networks (joint with Liyu Dou and Jakub Kastl)
(This seminar begins at 12 pm)
Texas A&M
Vertical Structure and Market (Dis)integration: Evidence from the Chilean Stock Market (joint with Cristián Figueroa, Boston College)
(This seminar begins at 11 am)
University of Bristol
5/5 Northwestern Kellogg
Does Entry Remedy Collusion? Evidence from the Generic Prescription Drug Cartel
Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
10/14 UW-Madison
Joint Industrial Organization & University of Wisconsin Workshop with Alon Eizenberg
10/15 (Thursday, 4- 5.30 pm)
The Effect of Pre-announcements on Participation and Bidding in Dynamic Auctions
(Job Market Practice Talk)
10/20 (Tuesday, 4- 5.30 pm)
The Role of Long-Term Contracting in Business Lending
(Job Market Practice Talk)
(Wednesday, 3.30 - 5 pm)
Unintended Consequences of Policy Interventions: Evidence from Home Affordable Refinance Program
(Job Market Practice Talk)
10/22 (Thursday, 4- 5.30 pm)
Structural Remedies During Recession in the Airline Industry: Are Economies of Density Strong Enough?
(Job Market Practice Talk)
(Friday, 3.30 - 5 pm)
Job Market Practice Talk
10/27 (Tuesday, 4- 5.30 pm)
The TV Advertising Market: Demographic Segmentation and the Impact of Viewership Decline
(Job Market Practice Talk)
10/28 Boston University Endogenous Information and Simplifying Insurance Choice
10/29 (Thursday, 4- 5.30 pm)
Advertising Incentives of National Brands against Private Labels
(Job Market Practice Talk)
11/11 University of Mannheim Stigma as a Barrier to Adoption of Innovation
11/18 Tilburg University The Value of “New” and “Old” Intermediation in Online Debt Crowdfunding
Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
3/4 NBER
3/11 University of Minnesota
Alliances and Scale Economies in Ocean Shipping
3/25 UC-Berkeley
4/8 Boston College
4/15 Toulouse School of Economics
4/22 Boston University
4/29 UPenn
5/6 Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
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 (4:00-5:30 p.m) Ignacio Cuesta Stanford
12/11 (4:00-5:30 p.m) Christopher Neilson Princeton
Date Speaker Institution Presentation Title
3/13 Adam Dearing Ohio State 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
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