Industrial Strategy 2012

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Fall 2012 Schedule

Date Speaker
September 4
(in 1101 IAB)
Mitsuru Igami (Yale), "Estimating the Innovator's Dilemma: Structural Analysis of Creative Destruction in the Hard Disk Drive Industry."
September 11 Roland Bénabou (Princeton), "Bonus Culture: Competitive Pay, Screening, and Multitasking" (with Jean Tirole).
September 18 Eduardo Morales (Columbia), "Estimation of Discrete Choice Models Using Moment Inequalities."
September 25 Tarun Khanna (Harvard Business School), "Visionary Leader and Followers: An Empirical Study of India's Public R&D Laboratories" (with Prithwiraj Choudhury).
October 2
(in 330 Uris)
Steve Tadelis (Univ. of California, Berkeley - Haas School), "Measuring Returns to Paid Search Advertising: A Large Scale Field Experiment" (with Chris Nosko and Tom Blake).
October 9
(in 330 Uris)
Brian Silverman (Univ. of Toronto - Rotman School), "Managing Agency Problems in Early Shareholder Capitalism: An Exploration of Liverpool Shipping in the 18th Century" (with Paul Ingram)
October 16
(in 305 Uris)
Chris Conlon (Columbia), "Nonlinear Rebate Contracts and Product Availability Experiments" (with Julie Mortimer)
October 23
(in 305 Uris)
Zhanna Zhanabekova (Columbia), "Do Community Health Centers Reduce the Use of Emergency Departments for Non-Urgent Care?"
October 30
(in 305 Uris)
Gerard Padró i Miquel (LSE) / Sylvain Chassang (Princeton), "Corruption, Intimidation and Whistle-Blowing: A Theory of Optimal Intervention."
November 1 SEMINAR IS CANCELLED
November 6 NO SEMINAR (Election Day holiday)
November 13
(in 1101 IAB)
David Dranove (Northwestern - Kellogg), "The Trillion Dollar Conundrum: Complementarities and Health Information Technology" (with Chris Forman, Avi Goldfarb and Shane Greenstein)
November 20
(in 330 Uris)
Jan de Loecker (Princeton), "Prices, Markups and Trade Reform" (with Pinelopi Goldberg, Amit Khandelwal and Nina Pavcnik).  Joint with Trade
November 27
(in 305 Uris)
Antoinette Schoar (MIT - Sloan School), "The Information and Agency Effects of Scores: Randomized Evidence from Credit Committees" (with Daniel Paravisini).
December 4
(in 330 Uris)
Phillip Leslie (UCLA - Anderson School), "Inspection Design and Inspector Behavior" (with David Becker and Ginger Jin). Joint with Stern School

Spring 2012 Schedule

Date Speaker
March 6 Jean-Francois Houde (University of Wisconsin, Madison), "Price Negotiation in Differentiated Products Markets: The Case of Insured Mortgages in Canada" (with Jason Allen and Robert Clark)
March 13 (Spring Break)
March 21 (Wednesday) Ariel Burstein (UCLA)  (joint with International Economics), "Aggregate Implications of Innovation Policy" (with Andrew Atkeson) 
March 27 Chad Syverson (Chicago-Booth), "Toward an Understanding of Learning by Doing: Evidence from an Automobile Assembly Plant" (with Steven D. Levitt and John A. List).
April 3 Pablo Spiller (UC Berkeley, visiting Columbia Law School), "Third-Party Opportunism and the (In)Efficiency of Public Contracts" (with Marian Moszoro).
April 10 Chris Nosko (Chicago-Booth), "Active Screening in Platform Markets: Moving Beyond Reputation," (with Steve Tadelis).
April 17 Andrew Sweeting (Duke), "Airline Mergers and the Potential Entry Defense."
April 24 Meghan Busse (Northwestern/Kellogg), "Projection Bias in the Car and Housing Markets" (with  Devin Pope, Jaren Pope and Jorge Silva-Risso).
May 1 Michael Sinkinson (Harvard), "Pricing and Entry Incentives with Exclusive Contracts: Evidence from Smartphones."