Industrial Organization & Strategy 2014

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Tuesdays, 2:15-3:45 p.m.
1101 International Affairs Building (420 West 118th St.)

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Fall 2014 Schedule

September 22 (MONDAY) David McAdams (Duke) (joint with Theory), "Dynamic Bidding."
September 30 Chris Conlon (Columbia), "The Price of Liquor is Too Damn High: Alcohol Taxation and Market Structure" (with Nirupama Rao).
October 7 Guido Friebel (Frankfurt), "Team Incentives and Performance: Evidence from a Retail Chain."
October 14 Paulo Somaini (MIT), "Identification and Estimation in Manipulable Assignment Mechanisms" (with Nikhil Agarwal)
October 21  
October 28 Patrick Sun (Columbia), "Quality Competition in Mobile Telecommunications: Evidence from Connecticut" (job market talk)
November 6 (THURSDAY) Jason Blevins (Ohio State) (joint with Econometrics), "Identification and Estimation of Continuous Time Dynamic Discrete Choice Games"
November 11 Luis Cabral (NYU/Stern), "Competitors, Complementors, Parents and Places: Explaining Regional Agglomeration in the U.S. Auto Industry" (with Zhu Wang and Daniel Yi Xu).
November 18  
November 25 Simon Loertscher (Melbourne, visiting Duke)
December 2 Mike Abito (Wharton), "On the Relevance of Behavioral Biases in the Extended Warranty Market" (with Yuval Salant).
December 9 Ben Shiller (Brandeis), "First-Degree Price Discrimination Using Big Data"

Spring 2014 Schedule

Date Speaker
Feb. 25th Albert Ma (Boston Univeristy)
Incentives for Motivated Experts in a Patnership (with Ting Liu and Henry Mak)
March 4th Pedro Bordalo (Univeristy of London)
Competition for Attention (with N. Gennaiolo and A. Shleifer)
March 11th Uli Doraszelski (U. Penn/Wharton), Measuring the Bias of Technological Change (with Jordi Jaumandreu).
March 18th No Seminar - Spring Break
March 25th Jim Rebitzer (Boston University), Structuring Incentives within Accountable Care Organizations (with Brigham Frandsen).
April 1st Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard, joint B-School Week-Long/PER visitor), "Applying Machine Learning Techniques to Economic Questions."
April 3rd (Thursday) Denis Nekipelov (Berkeley)- joint with Econometrics, "Encryption, Disclosure and Inference from Combined Data," based on a related paper (joint with Tatiana Komarova and Evgeny Yakovlev)
April 8th Renato Gomes (Toulouse, PER Visitor), Competitive Screening under Heterogeoneous Information (with Lucas Maestri and Daniel Garrett).
April 17th (Thursday) Amil Petrin ( U of Minnesota) - joint with Econometrics, "Estimation of Demand and Supply with Multi-Product Firms and Endogenous Observed and Unobserved Characteristics."
April 22nd Robin Lee (NYU - Stern School), Insurer Competition and Negotiated Hospital Prices (with Katherine Ho).
April 29th Isabelle Perrigne (Rice University), "A General Framework for Nonlinear Pricing Data."