The 10th Annual INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION CONFERENCE

Summary of All Sessions

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Session
ID code
Date/TimeLocationTitlePapers
67March 16, 2012
17:00-18:30
Founders 111 Rising Star: Banking4
68March 16, 2012
17:00-18:30
Founders 120 Rising Star: Demand4
69March 16, 2012
17:00-18:30
Founders 121 Rising Star: Entry and Exit3
70March 16, 2012
17:00-18:30
Founders 209 Rising Star: Health3
71March 16, 2012
17:00-18:30
Founders 210 Rising Star: Information3
72March 16, 2012
17:00-18:30
Founders 318 Rising Star: Media3
73March 16, 2012
17:00-18:30
Founders 320 Rising Star: Online Markets4
74March 16, 2012
17:00-18:30
Founders 466 Rising Star: Plant Level Data3
76March 16, 2012
17:00-18:30
Founders 479 Rising Star: Transportation3
77March 16, 2012
17:00-18:30
Founders 481 Rising Star: Two-Sided Markets3
2March 17, 2012
8:15-9:45
Founders 468 Quality Disclosure: Determinants and Effects3
11March 17, 2012
8:15-9:45
Founders 308 Foreign entry modes3
16March 17, 2012
8:15-9:45
Hazel 121 Patenting Behavior and Implications3
18March 17, 2012
8:15-9:45
Founders 313 Pharmaceuticals: Structure and Conduct3
22March 17, 2012
8:15-9:45
Founders 479 Determinants of Firm Productivity3
27March 17, 2012
8:15-9:45
Founders 467 Consumer Biasis3
29March 17, 2012
8:15-9:45
Founders 478 Electricity Market Restructuring: Generation and Transmission3
36March 17, 2012
8:15-9:45
Founders 310 Empirical Studies of Pricing Dynamics: Cycles and Leadership3
45March 17, 2012
8:15-9:45
Founders 466 Financial Institution Regulation3
54March 17, 2012
8:15-9:45
Founders 111 Organization Structure and Performance3
62March 17, 2012
8:15-9:45
Founders 312 Endogenous Mergers3
83March 17, 2012
8:15-9:45
Founders 477 Competition Policy and Collusion3
86March 17, 2012
8:15-9:45
Hazel 224 Theory of Two-Sided Markets2
101March 17, 2012
8:15-9:45
Founders 476 Strategic Behavior and Policy3
4March 17, 2012
10:00-12:00
Hazel 224 Environmental Regulation3
3March 17, 2012
10:00-12:00
Founders 477 Supply and Demand Estimation using Firm-Product Data4
26March 17, 2012
10:00-12:00
Founders 467 IO Experiments4
33March 17, 2012
10:00-12:00
Founders 466 Firm Dynamics4
41March 17, 2012
10:00-12:00
Founders 312 Empirical Studies of Pricing4
48March 17, 2012
10:00-12:00
Founders 478 Does Vertical Integration Spur High Tech? Theoretical Answers4
59March 17, 2012
10:00-12:00
Founders 468 Unobservable Quality4
66March 17, 2012
10:00-12:00
Founders 308 Technology and Information4
78March 17, 2012
10:00-12:00
Founders 310 Cars, Fuel, and Public Transportation4
81March 17, 2012
10:00-12:00
Founders 313 Load Factors and On-time Performance4
85March 17, 2012
10:00-12:00
Founders 470 Market Power Empirics4
91March 17, 2012
10:00-12:00
Founders 479 Media and Two-Sided Markets4
98March 17, 2012
10:00-12:00
Founders 476 Auctions: Empirics and Theory4
102March 17, 2012
10:00-12:00
Founders 111 Mergers and Merger Policy4
105March 17, 2012
10:00-12:00
Hazel Hall 121 Chief Economists' Roundtable Discussion4
5March 17, 2012
14:30-16:30
Hazel 224 Empirical Analysis of Regulatory Policy3
6March 17, 2012
14:30-16:30
Founders 477 Formal and Informal Regulation3
23March 17, 2012
14:30-16:30
Founders 476 International Interaction and Firm Outputs4
28March 17, 2012
14:30-16:30
Founders 470 Consumer choice and restructuring of the electricity market4
39March 17, 2012
14:30-16:30
Founders 312 Theoretical Models of Pricing and Price Discrimination4
46March 17, 2012
14:30-16:30
Founders 466 Financial Institution Behavior4
49March 17, 2012
14:30-16:30
Founders 478 Complex Vertical Contracts3
58March 17, 2012
14:30-16:30
Founders 467 Topics in Information I4
61March 17, 2012
14:30-16:30
Founders 468 Empirical Studies in Information II4
63March 17, 2012
14:30-16:30
Hazel 120 Effects of Mergers and Near Mergers4
64March 17, 2012
14:30-16:30
Founders 308 Entrepreneurship4
65March 17, 2012
14:30-16:30
Founders 111 Innovation, Patents and Antitrust Policy4
82March 17, 2012
14:30-16:30
Founders 310 Sources and Effects of Airline Competition4
93March 17, 2012
14:30-16:30
Founders 479 Topics in Telecom4
95March 17, 2012
14:30-16:30
Founders 313 Auction Theory4
12March 17, 2012
16:45-18:15
Founders 310 Trade and IO3
15March 17, 2012
16:45-18:15
Founders 312 Government and the Pharmaceuticals Market3
17March 17, 2012
16:45-18:15
Founders 470 R&D Innovation and Productivity3
20March 17, 2012
16:45-18:15
Founders 479 Determinants of Innovation 23
30March 17, 2012
16:45-18:15
Founders 478 Oil Markets and Energy Efficiency3
37March 17, 2012
16:45-18:15
Founders 313 Nonlinear Pricing3
44March 17, 2012
16:45-18:15
Founders 466 Bank Competition3
47March 17, 2012
16:45-18:15
Founders 467 Financial Market Issues3
53March 17, 2012
16:45-18:15
Founders 111 Information and Contracts3
57March 17, 2012
16:45-18:15
Founders 468 Topics in Information II3
79March 17, 2012
16:45-18:15
Founders 308 International Trade and Transportation3
92March 17, 2012
16:45-18:15
Hazel 224 Appropriability and Piracy3
100March 17, 2012
16:45-18:15
Founders 477 Cartels and Cartel Policy 2
103March 17, 2012
16:45-18:15
Founders 476 Antitrust Enforcement3
104March 17, 2012
16:45-18:15
Hazel 120 Bundling and Tying3
9March 18, 2012
8:15-10:15
Founders 475 Licensing, Imitation, and Economic Growth4
10March 18, 2012
8:15-10:15
Founders 209 Studies of external effects on domestic markets, using firm-level data3
14March 18, 2012
8:15-10:15
Founders 207 Demand for Health Care, Drugs, and Insurance4
19March 18, 2012
8:15-10:15
Founders 320 Determinants of Innovation 14
21March 18, 2012
8:15-10:15
Founders 466 Pricing and the Effects of Competition in Innovative Industries4
25March 18, 2012
8:15-10:15
Founders 318 Bounded Rationality in Auctions and Markets4
40March 18, 2012
8:15-10:15
Founders 467 Competition and Price Discrimination4
42March 18, 2012
8:15-10:15
Founders 308 Founders 308 Studies of Pricing in Imperfectly Competitive Markets4
51March 18, 2012
8:15-10:15
Founders 468 Empirical Studies of Vertical Contracting4
56March 18, 2012
8:15-10:15
Founders 317 Topics in Information III3
60March 18, 2012
8:15-10:15
Founders 310 Empirical Studies in Information I4
80March 18, 2012
8:15-10:15
Founders 210 Low Cost Carriers and Dominant Firms4
87March 18, 2012
8:15-10:15
Founders 470 Applications of Two-Sided Markets3
90March 18, 2012
8:15-10:15
Founders 313 Empirical Analysis of Markets3
97March 18, 2012
8:15-10:15
Founders 312 Auction Markets and Multi-Unit Auctions4
13March 18, 2012
10:30-12:30
Founders 210 Physician and Hospital Behavior3
24March 18, 2012
10:30-12:30
Founders 466 Consumer and Worker Behavior in Innovative Industries4
31March 18, 2012
10:30-12:30
Founders 320 Theoretical Models of Entry4
32March 18, 2012
10:30-12:30
Founders 310 Empirical Models of Entry4
35March 18, 2012
10:30-12:30
Founders 308 Dynamic Price Discrimination4
38March 18, 2012
10:30-12:30
Founders 467 Imperfect Competition and Price Discrimination4
43March 18, 2012
10:30-12:30
Founders 313 Payment Issues4
50March 18, 2012
10:30-12:30
Founders 468 Vertical Foreclosure4
52March 18, 2012
10:30-12:30
Founders 209 Studies on Organizational Forms4
55March 18, 2012
10:30-12:30
Founders 317 Search and Learning4
84March 18, 2012
10:30-12:30
Founders 318 Sources of Market Power and Market Performance3
88March 18, 2012
10:30-12:30
Founders 207 Productivity4
89March 18, 2012
10:30-12:30
Founders 470 Issues in the Industrial Organization of Food and Agriculture4
94March 18, 2012
10:30-12:30
Founders 475 Theoretical Advances in Media and Telecom3
96March 18, 2012
10:30-12:30
Founders 312 Econometric Analysis of Auctions4
 

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The 10th Annual INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION CONFERENCE

Complete List of All Sessions

                                                                                                                                                                                                      

  Session ID 67: Rising Star: Banking

Session Chair: Richard Schmalensee,
Date: March 16, 2012
Time: 17:00 - 18:30
Location: Founders 111
 

Regulation and the Payday Lending Industry
By Stefanie Ramirez; University of Arizona
   Presented by: Stefanie Ramirez, University of Arizona
   Discussant:   Ron Borzekowski, Federal Reserve Board
 

The Benefits of ATM (Automatic Teller Machine) Fees in the Retail Banks' ATM Industry: Competition and Welfare
By Kiyong Jeon; George Washington University
   Presented by: Kiyong Jeon, George Washington University
   Discussant:   Robin Prager, FRB
 

Banking on Innovation: The Impact of U.S. Bank Deregulation on the Production of Knowledge
By Justin Ng; Kellogg School of Management
   Presented by: Justin Ng, Kellogg School of Management
   Discussant:   Brent Goldfarb, University of Maryland
 

Bank market power and short term and long term firm investment
By José Manuel Mansilla-Fernández; University of Granada
Santiago Carbó-Valverde; University of Granada and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Francisco Rodriguez-Fernandez; University of Granada
   Presented by: José Manuel Mansilla-Fernández, University of Granada
   Discussant:   Robert Feinberg, American University

  Session ID 68: Rising Star: Demand

Session Chair: James Dana, Northeastern University
Date: March 16, 2012
Time: 17:00 - 18:30
Location: Founders 120
 

Demand-Based Pricing and Learning in the Market For New Digital Music
By Peter Newberry; University of Wisconsin, Madison
   Presented by: Peter Newberry, University of Wisconsin, Madison
   Discussant:   Adam Shapiro, BEA
 

The Welfare Effects of “Bill Shock” Regulation in Mobile Telecommunication Markets
By LAI JIANG; STERN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, NYU
   Presented by: LAI JIANG, STERN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, NYU
   Discussant:   Matthew Osborne, US Department of Commerce
 

The Value of Branding in Two-Sided Platforms
By Yutec Sun; University of Toronto
   Presented by: Yutec Sun, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   John Mayo, Georgetown University
 

Regulatory Induced Risk Aversion in Contracting Behavior: An Empirical Analysis of U.S Electric Utilities from 1983-1998
By Akshaya Jha; Stanford University
   Presented by: Akshaya Jha, Stanford University
   Discussant:   Steven Puller, Texas A&M University

  Session ID 69: Rising Star: Entry and Exit

Session Chair: Mark Roberts, Penn State University
Date: March 16, 2012
Time: 17:00 - 18:30
Location: Founders 121
 

Choosing between Order-of-Entry Assumptions in Empirical Entry Models: Evidence from Competition between Burger King and McDonald’s Restaurant Outlets
By Philip Gayle; Kansas State University
Zijun Luo; Kansas State University
   Presented by: Zijun Luo, Kansas State University
   Discussant:   Mark Manuszak, Federal Reserve Board
 

Migration and Agglomeration Among Motor Vehicle Parts Suppliers
By Brian Adams; University of Minnesota
   Presented by: Brian Adams, University of Minnesota
   Discussant:   Zhu Wang, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
 

Investments in Response to Trade Policy: The Case of Japanese Firms during Voluntary Export Restraints
By hyo-youn Chu; Boston University
   Presented by: hyo-youn Chu, Boston University
   Discussant:   Hiau Looi Kee, The World Bank

  Session ID 70: Rising Star: Health

Session Chair: Ginger Jin, University of Maryland at College Park
Date: March 16, 2012
Time: 17:00 - 18:30
Location: Founders 209
 

The Role of Learning-by-Doing in Healthcare Quality: Evidence from Liver Transplantation
By Sarah Stith; University of Michigan
   Presented by: Sarah Stith, University of Michigan
   Discussant:   Wallace Mullin, George Washington University
 

An Empirical Analysis of Mergers Between Nonprofit and For-Profit Firms: An Application in the Hospital Industry
By Elena Patel; University of Michigan
   Presented by: Elena Patel, University of Michigan
   Discussant:   Teresa Harrison, Drexel University
 

Product Reformulation and Advertising Abeyance: Using Voluntary Marketing Initiatives to Reduce Childhood Obesity
By Chen Zhu; University of Connecticut
Rui Huang; University of Connecticut
Michael Cohen; New York University
   Presented by: Chen Zhu, University of Connecticut
   Discussant:   Christian Rojas, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

  Session ID 71: Rising Star: Information

Session Chair: Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College
Date: March 16, 2012
Time: 17:00 - 18:30
Location: Founders 210
 

Who is Misleading Whom in Real Estate Transactions?
By Jia Xie; Indiana University
   Presented by: Jia Xie, Indiana University
   Discussant:   Paul Carrillo, George Washington University
 

Does good advice come cheap? - On the assessment of risk preferences of others
By Andrea Leuermann; Heidelberg University
Benjamin Roth; Heidelberg University
   Presented by: Benjamin Roth, Heidelberg University
   Discussant:   Marco Castillo, George Mason University
 

The Effect of Free Access on the Diffusion of Scholarly Ideas
By Heekyung Kim; MIT
   Presented by: Heekyung Kim, MIT
   Discussant:   Michael Ward, University of Texas at Arlington

  Session ID 72: Rising Star: Media

Session Chair: Francine Lafontaine, University of Michigan
Date: March 16, 2012
Time: 17:00 - 18:30
Location: Founders 318
 

Exclusive Dealing and Its Effects: The Impact of Large Music Festivals on Local Music Venues
By Scott Hiller; University of Colorado - Boulder
   Presented by: Scott Hiller, University of Colorado - Boulder
   Discussant:   Charles Thomas, Clemson University
 

Competitive Effects of Barriers to Entry: Evidence from Cable TV Regulation
By Sutirtha Bagchi; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Jagadeesh Sivadasan; University of Michigan
   Presented by: Sutirtha Bagchi, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
   Discussant:   Lisa George, Hunter College, CUNY
 

Vertical Restraints in the Movie Exhibition Industry
By KRZYSZTOF WOZNIAK; NYU Stern
   Presented by: KRZYSZTOF WOZNIAK, NYU Stern
   Discussant:   Joshua Wright, George Mason University

  Session ID 73: Rising Star: Online Markets

Session Chair: Nicholas Economides, New York University
Date: March 16, 2012
Time: 17:00 - 18:30
Location: Founders 320
 

Effect of Temporal Spacing between Advertising Exposures: Evidence from an Online Field Experiment
By Navdeep Sahni; University of Chicago
   Presented by: Navdeep Sahni, University of Chicago
   Discussant:   Henry Schneider, Cornell University
 

Internet’s Dirty Secret: Assessing the Impact of Technology Shocks on the Outbreaks of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
By Jason Chan; New York University
Anindya Ghose; New York University
   Presented by: Jason Chan, New York University
   Discussant:   Shane Greenstein, Northwestern University
 

Unobserved Risk Type and Sorting: Signaling Game in Online Credit Markets
By Kei Kawai; New York University Stern School of Business
Ken ONISHI; Northwestern University
Kosuke Uetake; Northwestern University
   Presented by: Kosuke Uetake, Northwestern University
   Discussant:   Jeffrey Prince, Kelley School of Business, Indiana Unive
 

How Does Online Word-of-Mouth Influence Movie Revenue? Evidence from Twitter
By YuHsi Liu; Suffolk University
   Presented by: YuHsi Liu, Suffolk University
   Discussant:   Michael Luca, Harvard Business School

  Session ID 74: Rising Star: Plant Level Data

Session Chair: Ron Jarmin, U.S. Bureau of the Census
Date: March 16, 2012
Time: 17:00 - 18:30
Location: Founders 466
 

Entry Costs and Increasing Trade
By William Lincoln; University of Michigan
Andrew McCallum; University of Michigan
   Presented by: Andrew McCallum, University of Michigan
   Discussant:   David Brown, Census
 

Globalization and Vertical Structure: An Empirical Investigation
By Stefan Buehler; University of St. Gallen
Dirk Burghardt; University of St. Gallen
   Presented by: Dirk Burghardt, University of St. Gallen
   Discussant:   John Stevens, Federal Reserve Board
 

Materials Prices and Productivity
By Enghin Atalay; University of Chicago
   Presented by: Enghin Atalay, University of Chicago
   Discussant:   Kirk White, USDA

  Session ID 76: Rising Star: Transportation

Session Chair: John Kwoka, Northeastern University
Date: March 16, 2012
Time: 17:00 - 18:30
Location: Founders 479
 

Horizontal Subcontracting in Procurement Auctions
By Nancy Huff; Clemson University
   Presented by: Nancy Huff, Clemson University
   Discussant:   Georgia Kosmopoulou, University of Oklahoma
 

Environmental Policies and Consumer Preferences: Lessons from the French Automobile Market
By Xavier D'Haultfoeuille; CREST
Isis DURRMEYER; CREST-Paris I University
Philippe Fevrier; Crest-Lei
   Presented by: Isis DURRMEYER, CREST-Paris I University
   Discussant:   Joshua Linn, Fellow, Resources for the Future
 

The Welfare Effects of Post-Auction Bargaining: Evidence from Wholesale Auto Auctions
By Bradley Larsen; MIT
   Presented by: Bradley Larsen, MIT
   Discussant:   Ian Gale, Georgetown University

  Session ID 77: Rising Star: Two-Sided Markets

Session Chair: Joseph Farrell, University of California, Berkeley
Date: March 16, 2012
Time: 17:00 - 18:30
Location: Founders 481
 

News Aggregators and Competition Among Newspapers in the Internet
By Doh-Shin Jeon; Universite Toulouse 1 Capitole
Nikrooz Nasr Esfahani; Toulouse School of Economics
   Presented by: Nikrooz Nasr Esfahani, Toulouse School of Economics
   Discussant:    Kenneth Corts, University of Toronto
 

Search Advertising
By Alexandre de Corniere; Paris School of Economics
   Presented by: Alexandre de Corniere, Paris School of Economics
   Discussant:   Thomas Jeitschko, US Department of Justice and Michigan St
 

Unified Two-sided Market Model
By Iana Kouris; RWTH Aachen
   Presented by: Iana Kouris, RWTH Aachen
   Discussant:   Patrick DeGraba, Federal Trade Commission

  Session ID 2: Quality Disclosure: Determinants and Effects

Session Chair: Subramaniam Ramanarayanan, UCLA
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 9:45
Location: Founders 468
 

What makes a critic tick? Connected authors and the determinants of book reviews
By Michael Luca; Harvard Business School
Alberto Motta; University of New South Wales
Loretti Dobrescu; School of Economics
   Presented by: Michael Luca, Harvard Business School
   Discussant:   Margarita Sapozhnikov, Keystone Strategy
 

Gaming in Air Pollution Data? Lessons from China
By Yuyu Chen; Peking University
Naresh Kumar; University of Miami
Ginger Jin; University of Maryland at College Park
Guang Shi; Peking University
   Presented by: Ginger Jin, University of Maryland at College Park
   Discussant:   Mingfeng Lin, University of Arizona
 

Reputation and Firm Performance: Evidence from the Dialysis Industry
By Subramaniam Ramanarayanan; UCLA
Jason Snyder; UCLA
   Presented by: Subramaniam Ramanarayanan, UCLA
   Discussant:   Thomas Koch, Federal Trade Commission

  Session ID 11: Foreign entry modes

Session Chair: Benjamin Bridgman, Bureau of Economic Analysis
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 9:45
Location: Founders 308
 

Market Entry Costs: Evidence from Motion Picture Exports
By Benjamin Bridgman; Bureau of Economic Analysis
   Presented by: Benjamin Bridgman, Bureau of Economic Analysis
   Discussant:   Stefan Buehler, University of St. Gallen
 

Determinants of Cross Border Merger Premiums
By Ralph Sonenshine; American University
Kara Reynolds; American University
   Presented by: Ralph Sonenshine, American University
   Discussant:   Xiaoyong Zheng, North Carolina State University
 

Estimating Foreign Affiliate Activity in European Countries
By Tani Fukui; USITC
   Presented by: Tani Fukui, USITC
   Discussant:   Benjamin Bridgman, Bureau of Economic Analysis

  Session ID 16: Patenting Behavior and Implications

Session Chair: Dirk Czarnitzki, K.U.Leuven
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 9:45
Location: Hazel 121
 

The Propensity to Patent In Light of the Research Use Exemption
By Diana Heger; ZEW Mannheim
Alexandra Zaby; University of Tuebingen
   Presented by: Diana Heger, ZEW Mannheim
   Discussant:   Giuseppe Di Vita, Faculty of Law
 

Patent Races and Market Value
By Dirk Czarnitzki; K.U.Leuven
Katrin Hussinger; KU Leuven
Bart Leten; Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Cedríc Schneider
   Presented by: Dirk Czarnitzki, K.U.Leuven
   Discussant:   Mahmut Yasar, The University of Texas, Arlington, and Emory University
 

Effects of Academic R&D Funding Sources on University Patenting
By Margaret Blume-Kohout; University of New Mexico
Jared Grant; University of New Mexico
Krishna Kumar; RAND
Neeraj Sood; University of Southern California
   Presented by: Margaret Blume-Kohout, University of New Mexico
   Discussant:   James Campbell, University of Toronto

  Session ID 18: Pharmaceuticals: Structure and Conduct

Session Chair: Teresa Harrison, Drexel University
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 9:45
Location: Founders 313
 

Pharmaceutical Prices under Regulation: Co-Payment Exemptions and Reference Prices in Germany
By Moritz Suppliet; DICE, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
Annika Herr; DICE, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
   Presented by: Moritz Suppliet, DICE, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
   Discussant:   Christopher Garmon, Federal Trade Commission
 

The Effects of Entry in Biologic Pharmaceutical Markets
By Christopher Garmon; Federal Trade Commission
Lee Hu; PriceWaterhouseCoopers
   Presented by: Christopher Garmon, Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Tannista Banerjee, Auburn University
 

The Strategic Interplay between Direct to Consumer Advertising and Direct to Physician Advertising in the Pharmaceutical Industry
By Tannista Banerjee; Auburn University
John Barron; Purdue University
Francis Deane; Lumleian
   Presented by: Tannista Banerjee, Auburn University
   Discussant:   Moritz Suppliet, DICE, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

  Session ID 22: Determinants of Firm Productivity

Session Chair: Spyros Arvanitis, KOF Swiss Economic Institute
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 9:45
Location: Founders 479
 

Evidence on the Impact of R&D and ICT Investment on Innovation and Productivity in Italian Firms
By Francesca Lotti; Bank of Italy
   Presented by: Francesca Lotti, Bank of Italy
   Discussant:   Spyros Arvanitis, KOF Swiss Economic Institute
 

The Productivity of Environmental Innovations
By Martin Woerter; ETH Zurich
Tobias Stucki; ETH Zurich
   Presented by: Martin Woerter, ETH Zurich
   Discussant:   Emin Dinlersoz, U..S. Census Bureau
 

Outsourcing and Firm Performance – A Comparative Study of Swiss and Greek Firms
By Spyros Arvanitis; KOF Swiss Economic Institute
   Presented by: Spyros Arvanitis, KOF Swiss Economic Institute
   Discussant:   Kirk White, USDA

  Session ID 27: Consumer Biasis

Session Chair: Chris Wilson, Loughborough University
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 9:45
Location: Founders 467
 

Consumer Unawareness and Competitive Strategies
By ZHEN LIU; University at Buffalo
Chun Qiu; McGill University
   Presented by: ZHEN LIU, SUNY at Buffalo
   Discussant:   Chris Wilson, Loughborough University
 

Asymmetric Search and Loss Aversion: Choice Experiment on Consumer Willingness to Search in the Gasoline Retail Market
By Carolina Castilla; Colgate University
   Presented by: Carolina Castilla, Colgate University
   Discussant:   ZHEN LIU, SUNY at Buffalo
 

Being in the Right Place: A Natural Field Experiment on List Position and Consumer Choice
By Marco Novarese; Piemonte Oientale University
Chris Wilson; Loughborough University
   Presented by: Chris Wilson, Loughborough University
   Discussant:   Carolina Castilla, Colgate University

  Session ID 29: Electricity Market Restructuring: Generation and Transmission

Session Chair: Timothy Brennan, University of Maryland Baltimore County
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 9:45
Location: Founders 478
 

Competition in the Solar Industry and the time to Grid Parity
By Unnikrishnan Pillai; SUNY Albany
   Presented by: Unnikrishnan Pillai, SUNY Albany
   Discussant:   Marcella Nicolini, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei
 

Designing Energy Regulatory Policies: The European Options
By Aude Le Lannier; IAE, University Paris I
   Presented by: Anissa Boulemia, IAE de Paris
   Discussant:   Timothy Brennan, University of Maryland Baltimore County
 

Impacts of Electricity Restructuring on Coal-fired Power Plants
By Ron Chan; University of Maryland
Harrison Fell; Colorado School of Mines
Ian Lange; University of Stirling
Shanjun Li; Cornell University
   Presented by: Shanjun Li, Cornell University
   Discussant:   Matthew Chesnes, Federal Trade Commission

  Session ID 36: Empirical Studies of Pricing Dynamics: Cycles and Leadership

Session Chair: Matthew Lewis, OSU
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 9:45
Location: Founders 310
 

Local Market Structure and Within-City Heterogeneity in Retail Gasoline Price Cycles
By David Byrne; University of Melbourne
   Presented by: David Byrne, University of Melbourne
   Discussant:   Matthew Lewis, OSU
 

Identifying and characterising price leadership in British supermarkets
By Jonathan Seaton; Loughborough University
Michael Waterson; University of Warwick
   Presented by: Michael Waterson, University of Warwick
   Discussant:   Stephan Seiler, Stanford GSB
 

Edgeworth Price Cycles and Market Structure: A Laboratory Test
By Paul Healy; OSU
Matthew Lewis; OSU
Ryan Oprea; UC-Santa Cruz
   Presented by: Matthew Lewis, OSU
   Discussant:   Jihui Chen, Illinois State University

  Session ID 45: Financial Institution Regulation

Session Chair: Marc Fusaro, Arkansas Tech University
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 9:45
Location: Founders 466
 

The Effects of Bank Regulator Switching on Supervisory Ratings
By Marcelo Rezende; Federal Reserve Board
   Presented by: Marcelo Rezende, Federal Reserve Board
   Discussant:   Tobias Wenzel, Universität Düsseldorf
 

What Do They Actually Pay? A Basis for Regulation in the Payday Lending Industry
By Marc Fusaro; Arkansas Tech University
   Presented by: Marc Fusaro, Arkansas Tech University
   Discussant:   Marcelo Rezende, Federal Reserve Board
 

Strategic Obfuscation and Consumer Protection Policy in Financial Markets: Theory and Experimental Evidence
By Yiquan Gu; University of Liverpool
Tobias Wenzel; Universität Düsseldorf
   Presented by: Tobias Wenzel, Universität Düsseldorf
   Discussant:   Marc Fusaro, Arkansas Tech University

  Session ID 54: Organization Structure and Performance

Session Chair: Andrew Wait, University of Sydney
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 9:45
Location: Founders 111
 

Use Your Skills: The Allocation of Decision Rights and Firm Performance
By Andrew Wait; University of Sydney
Jack Wright; New South Wales Treasury
   Presented by: Andrew Wait, University of Sydney
   Discussant:   Simon Loertscher, University of Melbourne
 

Contracting Officer Workload, Incomplete Contracting, and Contractual Terms: Theory and Evidence
By Patrick Warren; Clemson University
   Presented by: Patrick Warren, Clemson University
   Discussant:   Simone Meraglia, Toulouse School of Economics and New York University (visiting)
 

Do the Military Give Up Power?
By Simone Meraglia; Toulouse School of Economics and New York University (visiting)
Charles Angelucci; Toulouse School of Economics
   Presented by: Simone Meraglia, Toulouse School of Economics and New York University (visiting)
   Discussant:   Jin-Hyuk Kim, University of Colorado at Boulder

  Session ID 62: Endogenous Mergers

Session Chair: Beatrice Pagel, HHU Duesseldorf
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 9:45
Location: Founders 312
 

Endogenous Merger Waves in Vertically Related Industries
By Zhiyong Yao; Fudan University, School of Management
Wen Zhou; University of Hong Kong
   Presented by: Zhiyong Yao, Fudan University, School of Management
   Discussant:   Beatrice Pagel, HHU Duesseldorf
 

Multi-Firm Mergers with Leaders and Followers
By Gamal Atallah; University of Ottawa
   Presented by: Gamal Atallah, University of Ottawa
   Discussant:   Manuel Willington, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
 

Endogenous Mergers between Heterogeneous Firms in Unionized Oligopoly
By Beatrice Pagel; HHU Duesseldorf
Christian Wey; University Düsseldorf
   Presented by: Beatrice Pagel, HHU Duesseldorf
   Discussant:   Gamal Atallah, University of Ottawa

  Session ID 83: Competition Policy and Collusion

Session Chair: Thomas Peeters, University of Antwerp
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 9:45
Location: Founders 477
 

Leniency Program for Cartel Participants: The Russian Case
By Andrey Shastitko; Bureau of Economic Analysis Foundation
   Presented by: Andrey Shastitko, Bureau of Economic Analysis Foundation
   Discussant:   Igor Muraviev, Higher School of Economics and ICEF
 

Efficient gate revenue sharing in sports leagues
By Thomas Peeters; University of Antwerp
   Presented by: Thomas Peeters, University of Antwerp
   Discussant:   Andrey Shastitko, Bureau of Economic Analysis Foundation
 

Overt Collusion under Competition Enforcement
By Igor Muraviev; Higher School of Economics and ICEF
   Presented by: Igor Muraviev, Higher School of Economics and ICEF
   Discussant:   Thomas Peeters, University of Antwerp

  Session ID 86: Theory of Two-Sided Markets

Session Chair: Nicholas Economides, New York University
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 9:45
Location: Hazel 224
 

Multidimensional Product Design
By Andre Veiga; TSE
E. Weyl; University of Chicago
   Presented by: Andre Veiga, Toulouse
   Discussant:   Andrei Hagiu, Harvard Business School
 

The Economics of Network Neutrality
By Nicholas Economides; New York University
   Presented by: Nicholas Economides, New York University
   Discussant:   Nirav Mehta, University of Western Ontario

  Session ID 101: Strategic Behavior and Policy

Session Chair: Russell Pittman, Economic Analysis Group
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 9:45
Location: Founders 476
 

loss leading as an exploitative practice
By Zhijun Chen; UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND
Patrick Rey; Toulouse School of Economics
   Presented by: Zhijun Chen, UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND
   Discussant:   Anastasiya Redkina, Higher School of Economics
 

Gauging Parallel Accommodating Conduct Concerns with the CPPI
By Serge Moresi
David Reitman; CRA
Steven Salop; Georgetown University
Yianis Sarafidis; CRA International
   Presented by: David Reitman, CRA
   Discussant:   Jeroen Hinloopen, University of Amsterdam
 

Abuse of Collective Dominance under the Competition Law of the Russian Federation
By Svetlana Avdasheva; Higher School of Economics National Research University
Nadezhda Goreyko; Higher School of Economics
Russell Pittman; Economic Analysis Group
   Presented by: Nadezhda Goreyko, Higher School of Economics
   Discussant:   Catherine Waddams, University of East Anglia

  Session ID 4: Environmental Regulation

Session Chair: Stephen Finger, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Location: Hazel 224
 

Complements or Substitutes: Impact of Environmental Regulations on Workplace Exposures to Toxic Chemicals
By Stephen Finger; Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
   Presented by: Stephen Finger, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
   Discussant:   Renata Narita, World Bank
 

Environmental Regulation in Oligopoly: On the licensing and diffusion of clean technology
By Idrissa SIBAILLY; Ecole Polytechnique and CREST-LEI
   Presented by: Idrissa SIBAILLY, Ecole Polytechnique and CREST-LEI
   Discussant:   Peter Grajzl, Washington and Lee University
 

Environmental Protection Agencies: Measuring the Welfare Bene…fits from Regulation under Different Information Contexts
By Ana Espinola-Arredondo; Washington State University
Felix Munoz-Garcia; Washington State University
   Presented by: Ana Espinola-Arredondo, Washington State University
   Discussant:   Anthony Heyes,

  Session ID 3: Supply and Demand Estimation using Firm-Product Data

Session Chair: Frederic Warzynski, Aarhus School of Business
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Location: Founders 477
 

Prices, Markups and Quality at the Firm-Product Level
By Emmanuel Dhyne; National Bank of Belgium
Amil Petrin; University of Minnesota
Frederic Warzynski; Aarhus School of Business
   Presented by: Frederic Warzynski, Aarhus School of Business
   Discussant:   Masakazu Ishihara, New York University
 

Demand, Cost, and Profitability across Chinese Exporting Firms
By Mark Roberts; Penn State University
Daniel Yi Xu; Department of Economics
   Presented by: Mark Roberts, Penn State University
   Discussant:   Tatiana Farina, Insper - Institute of Education and Research
 

Firm performance and trade reforms.
By Jan De Loecker; Princeton University
   Presented by: Jan De Loecker, Princeton University
   Discussant:   David Rivers, University of Western Ontario
 

Demand in the Wake of an Emerging Middle Class and Low-End Entry
By Alon Eizenberg; The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Alberto Salvo; Northwestern University
   Presented by: Alon Eizenberg, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
   Discussant:   Paul Grieco, Pennsylvania State University

  Session ID 26: IO Experiments

Session Chair: Holger Rau, DICE
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Location: Founders 467
 

Output commitment through product bundling: experimental evidence
By Jeroen Hinloopen; University of Amsterdam
   Presented by: Jeroen Hinloopen, University of Amsterdam
   Discussant:   Holger Rau, DICE
 

Bertrand competition with asymmetric costs: Experimental evidence
By Jan Boone; Tilburg University
Maria Larrain-Aylwin; Tilburg University
Wieland Mueller; University of Vienna
Amrita Ray Chaudhuri; University of Winnipeg
   Presented by: Amrita Ray Chaudhuri, University of Winnipeg
   Discussant:   Jeroen Hinloopen, University of Amsterdam
 

Leniency Programs and the Design of Antitrust: Experimental Evidence with Unrestricted Communication
By Peter Dijkstra; University of Groningen
Marco Haan; University of Groningen
Lambert Schoonbeek; University of Groningen
   Presented by: Lambert Schoonbeek, University of Groningen
   Discussant:   Amrita Ray Chaudhuri, University of Winnipeg
 

Rebels without a clue? Experimental Evidence on Endogenous Cartels and Outside Firms
By Holger Rau; DICE
Georg Clemens; DICE-University of Duesseldorf
   Presented by: Holger Rau, DICE
   Discussant:   Lambert Schoonbeek, University of Groningen

  Session ID 33: Firm Dynamics

Session Chair: James Prieger, Pepperdine University
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Location: Founders 466
 

Product Switching and Industry Evolution
By Hsiao-shan Yang; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
   Presented by: Hsiao-shan Yang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
   Discussant:   Mian Dai, Economics and International Business, Le
 

Entry Thresholds and Competitive Behavior among Nonprofit Firms
By Teresa Harrison; Drexel University
Jeremy Thornton; Samford University
   Presented by: Teresa Harrison, Drexel University
   Discussant:   Matilda Orth, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
 

Entry and Exit in the US Broadband Market
By James Prieger; Pepperdine University
Michelle Connolly; Duke University
   Presented by: James Prieger, Pepperdine University
   Discussant:   Martin Falk, Austrian Institute of Economic Research
 

A Survival Analysis of Ski Lift Companies
By Martin Falk; Austrian Institute of Economic Research
   Presented by: Martin Falk, Austrian Institute of Economic Research
   Discussant:   Teresa Harrison, Drexel University

  Session ID 41: Empirical Studies of Pricing

Session Chair: Alfred Lehar, University of Calgary
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Location: Founders 312
 

How consumers use gift certificates
By Flóra Felsö; Delft University of Technology
Adriaan Soetevent; University of Amsterdam
   Presented by: Adriaan Soetevent, University of Amsterdam
   Discussant:   Alfred Lehar, University of Calgary
 

Assessing the Performance of Simple Contracts Empirically: The Case of Percentage Fees
By Andras Niedermayer; University of Mannheim
   Presented by: Andras Niedermayer, University of Mannheim
   Discussant:   Juan Santalo, IE Business School
 

Estimating Price Discrimination in the Online Distribution Channel
By Babur De los Santos; Indiana University
Renata Kosova; Cornell University
Sergei Koulayev; Keystone Strategy
   Presented by: Sergei Koulayev, Keystone Strategy
   Discussant:   Chen Feng Ng, California State University Long Beach
 

Price Promotion at an Online Two-sided Market - Evidence from eBay
By Wen Cao; The Chinese Univeristy of Hong Kong
Qinyang Sha; Indiana University
   Presented by: Wen Cao, The Chinese Univeristy of Hong Kong
   Discussant:   Andre Trindade, Bates White

  Session ID 48: Does Vertical Integration Spur High Tech? Theoretical Answers

Session Chair: Dongsoo Shin, Santa Clara University
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Location: Founders 478
 

Equilibrium Innovation Ecosystems: The Dark Side of Collaborating with Complementors
By Andrea Mantovani; University of Bologna
   Presented by: Andrea Mantovani, University of Bologna
   Discussant:   Dongsoo Shin, Santa Clara University
 

R&D Strategy and Waste in Vertical Contracting
By Martin Peitz; University of Mannheim
Dongsoo Shin; Santa Clara University
   Presented by: Dongsoo Shin, Santa Clara University
   Discussant:   Yang-Ming Chang, Kansas State University
 

The Browser Wars: Tying, Market Competition, and Welfare Implications for the Microsoft Antitrust Cases
By Yang-Ming Chang; Kansas State University
Hung-Yi Chen; Soochow University
   Presented by: Yang-Ming Chang, Kansas State University
   Discussant:   Benjamin Anderson, Colgate University
 

Vertical Differentiation, R&D, and Strategic Alliances: Modeling Endogenous Market Structure with Heterogenous Firms
By Benjamin Anderson; Colgate University
   Presented by: Benjamin Anderson, Colgate University
   Discussant:   Andrea Mantovani, University of Bologna

  Session ID 59: Unobservable Quality

Session Chair: Wanda Mimra, ETH Zurich
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Location: Founders 468
 

Market Transparency, Search and Quality
By Jeanine Miklos-Thal; University of Rochester
Michael Raith; University of Rochester
   Presented by: Michael Raith, University of Rochester
   Discussant:   Marco Haan, University of Groningen
 

Exporting Under Asymmetric Information: Entry and Moral Hazard
By Anthony Creane; Michigan State University
Thomas Jeitschko; US Department of Justice and Michigan St
   Presented by: Anthony Creane, Michigan State University
   Discussant:   Matthew Osborne, US Department of Commerce
 

Competition, Disclosure and Signaling.
By Maarten Janssen; University of Vienna
Santanu Roy; Southern Methodist University
   Presented by: Santanu Roy, Southern Methodist University
   Discussant:   Makoto Hanazono, Nagoya University
 

Ignorance Is Bliss? Uncertainty About Product Valuation May Benefit Consumers
By Tarcisio da Graca; Canadian Competition Bureau
Robert Masson; Cornell University
   Presented by: Tarcisio da Graca, Canadian Competition Bureau
   Discussant:   Andreas Hefti, University of Zurich

  Session ID 66: Technology and Information

The Industrial Organization Society is very grateful to the Microsoft Corporation for sponsoring this special session on "Technology and Information." While Microsoft chose the topic of the session, all the papers in special sessions, as well as the discussants and chair, are selected in total independence by the conference program committee.
Session Chair: Shane Greenstein, Northwestern University
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Location: Founders 308
 

How Does the Use of Trademarks by Third-Party Sellers Affect Online Search?
By Lesley Chiou; Occidental College
Catherine Tucker; MIT Sloan
   Presented by: Lesley Chiou, Occidental College
   Discussant:   Susan Lu, University of Rochester
 

Bricks, Clicks, Blockbusters, and Long Tails: How Video Rental Patterns Change as Consumers Move Online
By Michael Smith; Carnegie Mellon University
Alejandro Zentner; Carnegie Mellon University
   Presented by: Alejandro Zentner, Carnegie Mellon University
   Discussant:   Jennifer Brown, Kellogg School of Management
 

How Does Page Rank Affect User Choice in Online Search?
By Margarita Sapozhnikov; Keystone Strategy
   Presented by: Margarita Sapozhnikov, Keystone Strategy
   Discussant:   Matthew Lewis, OSU
 

Targeting Informative Messages to a Network of Consumers
By James Campbell; University of Toronto
   Presented by: James Campbell, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Nicholas Economides, New York University

  Session ID 78: Cars, Fuel, and Public Transportation

Session Chair: Kenneth Boyer, Michigan State University
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Location: Founders 310
 

Flex Cars and Competition in Ethanol and Gasoline Retail Markets
By Joao Paulo Pessoa; LSE/CEP
Leonardo Rezende; Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
JULIANO ASSUNCAO; Pontifical Catholic University, PUC-Rio
   Presented by: Leonardo Rezende, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de
   Discussant:   Kenneth Boyer, Michigan State University
 

Fast and Furious (and Dirty): The Effects of Environmental Policy on the Swedish Car Market
By Cristian Huse; Stockholm School of Economics
   Presented by: Cristian Huse, Stockholm School of Economics
   Discussant:   Shanjun Li, Cornell University
 

Public Transportation and Residential Property Premia
By Mati Dubrovinsky; The University of Winnipeg
   Presented by: Mati Dubrovinsky, The University of Winnipeg
   Discussant:   Cristian Huse, Stockholm School of Economics
 

A Disaggregate Analysis of Demand for Local Bus Service in Great Britain (excluding London) using the National Travel Survey
By Jozsef Molnar; European Commission
Lars Nesheim; University College London
   Presented by: Jozsef Molnar, European Commission
   Discussant:   Leonardo Rezende, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de

  Session ID 81: Load Factors and On-time Performance

Session Chair: Diego Escobari, The University of Texas - Pan American
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Location: Founders 313
 

The impact of passenger mix and competition on on-time performance in the airline industry
By Daniel Greenfield; Northeastern University
James Dana; Northeastern University
   Presented by: Daniel Greenfield, Northeastern University
   Discussant:   Steven Puller, Texas A&M University
 

Price Discrimination by Day-of-Week of Purchase: Evidence from the U.S. Airline Industry
By Steven Puller; Texas A&M University
Lisa Taylor; Texas A&M University
   Presented by: Steven Puller, Texas A&M University
   Discussant:   Diego Escobari, The University of Texas - Pan American
 

Demand Uncertainty and Capacity Utilization in Airlines
By Diego Escobari; The University of Texas - Pan American
   Presented by: Diego Escobari, The University of Texas - Pan American
   Discussant:   Vivek Pai, NERA Economic Consulting
 

A Price for Delays: Price-Quality Competition in the US Airline Industry
By Volodymyr Bilotkach; Northumbria University
Vivek Pai; NERA Economic Consulting
   Presented by: Vivek Pai, NERA Economic Consulting
   Discussant:   James Dana, Northeastern University

  Session ID 85: Market Power Empirics

Session Chair: Wallace Mullin, George Washington University
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Location: Founders 470
 

Estimating market power with a generalized supply relation: application to an airline antitrust case
By Alessandro Oliveira; Aeronautics Institute of Technology
   Presented by: Alessandro Oliveira, Aeronautics Institute of Technology
   Discussant:   Richard Sicotte, University of Vermont
 

Cartel Organization, Price Discrimination and the Trans-Atlantic Passage, 1899-1911
By George Deltas; University of Illinois
Richard Sicotte; University of Vermont
   Presented by: Richard Sicotte, University of Vermont
   Discussant:   Alessandro Oliveira, Aeronautics Institute of Technology
 

The Impact of Cartelization on Pricing Dynamics - Evidence from the German Cement Industry
By Tobias Veith; ZEW Centre for European Economic Resear
Kai Hueschelrath; Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
   Presented by: Kai Hueschelrath, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
   Discussant:   Wallace Mullin, George Washington University
 

Price Volatility and Contract Maturity: Evidence from an Online Ticket Futures Market
By Jihui Chen; Illinois State University
Xiaoyong Zheng; North Carolina State University
   Presented by: Jihui Chen, Illinois State University
   Discussant:   Michael Waterson, University of Warwick

  Session ID 91: Media and Two-Sided Markets

Session Chair: Lisa George, Hunter College, CUNY
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Location: Founders 479
 

“Video Game Niches: Specialization, Substitutability and Strategy”
By Benjamin Engelstätter; Centre for European Economic Research
Michael Ward; University of Texas at Arlington
   Presented by: Michael Ward, University of Texas at Arlington
   Discussant:   Senay SOKULLU, University of Bristol
 

Advertise or Not to Advertise
By Senay SOKULLU; University of Bristol
   Presented by: Senay SOKULLU, University of Bristol
   Discussant:   Michael Ward, University of Texas at Arlington
 

The Market for Diversity in Local Television News
By Lisa George; Hunter College, CUNY
   Presented by: Lisa George, Hunter College, CUNY
   Discussant:   Lapo Filistrucchi, Tilburg University
 

BANNING ADS FROM PUBLIC TV: LESSONS FROM FRANCE
By Lapo Filistrucchi; Tilburg University
Luigi Luini; University of Siena
Andrea Mangani; University of Pisa
   Presented by: Lapo Filistrucchi, Tilburg University
   Discussant:   Lisa George, Hunter College, CUNY

  Session ID 98: Auctions: Empirics and Theory

Session Chair: Robert Zeithammer, University of California in Los Angeles
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Location: Founders 476
 

On the Distributional Impact of Price Adjustment Policies: Bidding Patterns and Survival in the Market
By Georgia Kosmopoulou; University of Oklahoma
   Presented by: Georgia Kosmopoulou, University of Oklahoma
   Discussant:   Scott Gilpatric, University of Tennessee Knoxville
 

Replacing Sample Trimming with Boundary Correction in Nonparametric Estimation of First-Price Auctions
By Brent Hickman; University of Chicago
Timothy Hubbard; Texas Tech University
   Presented by: Brent Hickman, University of Chicago
   Discussant:   Florian Englmaier, University of Konstanz
 

Motivating Effort Prior to Bidding in Auctions
By Scott Gilpatric; University of Tennessee Knoxville
   Presented by: Scott Gilpatric, University of Tennessee Knoxville
   Discussant:   Marcelo Rezende, Federal Reserve Board
 

Strategic Exclusion of the Highest-Valued Bidders in Wholesale Automobile Auctions
By Robert Hammond; North Carolina State University
Thayer Morrill; North Carolina State University
   Presented by: Thayer Morrill, North Carolina State University
   Discussant:   Georgia Kosmopoulou, University of Oklahoma

  Session ID 102: Mergers and Merger Policy

Session Chair: Gloria Sheu, US Department of Justice
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Location: Founders 111
 

Ex-Post Merger Review and Divestitures
By Richard Friberg; Stockholm School of Economics
Andre Romahn; Stockholm School of Economics
   Presented by: Andre Romahn, Stockholm School of Economics
   Discussant:   Sencer Ecer, Istanbul Technical University
 

Approximating the Price Effects of Mergers
By Nathan Miller; Department of Justice
Marc Remer; United States Department of Justice
Conor Ryan; Department of Justice
Gloria Sheu; US Department of Justice
   Presented by: Gloria Sheu, US Department of Justice
   Discussant:   Andre Romahn, Stockholm School of Economics
 

Optimal Endogenous Merger Policy with Strategic Product Repositioning
By Sencer Ecer; Istanbul Technical University
   Presented by: Sencer Ecer, Istanbul Technical University
   Discussant:   Gloria Sheu, US Department of Justice
 

Using Remedies in the Russian Merger Control
By Anastasiya Redkina; Higher School of Economics
   Presented by: Anastasiya Redkina, Higher School of Economics
   Discussant:   Russell Pittman, Economic Analysis Group

  Session ID 105: Chief Economists' Roundtable Discussion

Session Chair: Lawrence White, New York University
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Location: Hazel Hall 121
 

The View from DGComp
By Kai-Uwe Kuhn; University of Michigan
   Presented by: Kai-Uwe Kuhn, University of Michigan
 

The View from the Federal Communications Commission
By Marius Schwartz; Georgetown University
   Presented by: Marius Schwartz, Georgetown University
 

The View from the Federal Trade Commission
By Joseph Farrell; University of California, Berkeley
   Presented by: Joseph Farrell, University of California, Berkeley
 

The View from the Department of Justice
By Fiona Scott Morton; Yale University
   Presented by: Robert Majure, US Department of Justice

  Session ID 5: Empirical Analysis of Regulatory Policy

Session Chair: Stephen Finger, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location: Hazel 224
 

The Effectiveness of Obesity Taxation
By Wei Xiao; Competition Commission
   Presented by: Wei Xiao, Competition Commission
   Discussant:   Bruce Lyons, University of East Anglia
 

Time-series econometrics of the German and the US Cash-for-Clunkers Program
By Veit Böckers; University of Duesseldorf, DICE
Ulrich Heimeshoff; University of Duesseldorf
Andrea Mueller; University of Duesseldorf
   Presented by: Andrea Mueller, University of Duesseldorf
   Discussant:   Stephen Finger, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
 

Producing Higher Quality Jobs: Exploring Enforcement of Benefits Across Brazilian Cities
By Rita Almeida; World Bank
Pedro Carneiro; UCL
Renata Narita; World Bank
   Presented by: Renata Narita, World Bank
   Discussant:   Veit Böckers, University of Duesseldorf, DICE

  Session ID 6: Formal and Informal Regulation

Session Chair: Scott Masten, University of Michigan
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location: Founders 477
 

On the Evolution of Collective Enforcement Institutions: Communities and Courts
By Scott Masten; University of Michigan
Jens Prüfer; Tilburg University
   Presented by: Scott Masten, University of Michigan
   Discussant:   Ana Espinola-Arredondo, Washington State University
 

A Markov Model of Informal Regulation
By Anthony Heyes
   Presented by: Anthony Heyes,
   Discussant:   Axel Gautier, Crepp
 

Equilibrium and Welfare in a Model of Torts with Industry Reputation Effects
By Andrzej Baniak; Central European University
Peter Grajzl; Washington and Lee University
   Presented by: Peter Grajzl, Washington and Lee University
   Discussant:   Scott Masten, University of Michigan

  Session ID 23: International Interaction and Firm Outputs

Session Chair: Giuseppe Di Vita, Faculty of Law
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location: Founders 476
 

Direct and Indirect Exporting and Productivity: Evidence from Firm-Level Data
By Mahmut Yasar; The University of Texas, Arlington, and Emory University
   Presented by: Mahmut Yasar, The University of Texas, Arlington, and Emory University
   Discussant:   Bettina Peters, Centre for European Economic Research
 

THE INTERNATIONAL DIFFUSION OF TECHNOLOGIES AND POLLUTION ABATEMENT: THE ROLE OF THE TRIPS AGREEMENT
By Giuseppe Di Vita; Faculty of Law
   Presented by: Giuseppe Di Vita, Faculty of Law
   Discussant:   Dirk Czarnitzki, K.U.Leuven
 

Innovation, Employment Growth and Foreign Ownership of Firms
By Bettina Peters; Centre for European Economic Research
   Presented by: Bettina Peters, Centre for European Economic Research
   Discussant:   Giuseppe Di Vita, Faculty of Law
 

THE TRIPS AGREEMENT AND TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION
By Giuseppe Di Vita; Faculty of Law
   Presented by: Giuseppe Di Vita, Faculty of Law
   Discussant:   Diana Heger, ZEW Mannheim

  Session ID 28: Consumer choice and restructuring of the electricity market

Session Chair: Anette Boom, Copenhagen Business School
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location: Founders 470
 

Effective empowerment: empirical estimates of consumer switching behaviour
By Catherine Waddams; University of East Anglia
Catherine Webster; University of East Anglia
   Presented by: Catherine Waddams, University of East Anglia
   Discussant:   Anissa Boulemia, IAE de Paris
 

Power To Choose: An Analysis of Consumer Behavior in the Texas Retail Electricity Market
By Ali Hortacsu; University of Chicago
Seyed Ali Madanizadeh; University of Chicago
Steven Puller; Texas A&M University
   Presented by: Steven Puller, Texas A&M University
   Discussant:   Catherine Waddams, University of East Anglia
 

Real-time Pricing in Power Markets: Who Gains?
By Anette Boom; Copenhagen Business School
Sebastian Schwenen; Copenhagen Business School
   Presented by: Anette Boom, Copenhagen Business School
   Discussant:   Unnikrishnan Pillai, SUNY Albany
 

Anticompetitive conduct by Petrobras in auctions of electricity in Brazil
By Eric Brasil; University of Sao Paulo
Elizabeth Farina; Universisty of Sao Paulo
   Presented by: Elizabeth Farina, Universisty of Sao Paulo
   Discussant:   Shanjun Li, Cornell University

  Session ID 39: Theoretical Models of Pricing and Price Discrimination

Session Chair: Julian Wright, National University of Singapore
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location: Founders 312
 

Advance Selling in the Presence of Experienced Consumers
By Oksana Loginova; University of Missouri-Columbia
X. Henry Wang; University of Missouri-Columbia
Chenhang Zeng; University of Missouri-Columbia
   Presented by: Oksana Loginova, University of Missouri-Columbia
   Discussant:   Evsen Turkay, Vassar College
 

Sales of perishable goods without consumer heterogeneity or competition: exploring the consumers' option value
By Alexei Alexandrov; University of Rochester
   Presented by: Alexei Alexandrov, University of Rochester
   Discussant:   Oksana Loginova, University of Missouri-Columbia
 

The Scalping Game
By Nelson Sa; Vassar College
Evsen Turkay; Vassar College
   Presented by: Evsen Turkay, Vassar College
   Discussant:   Julian Wright, National University of Singapore
 

Gender-Based Price Discrimination in Matching Markets
By Thomas Tregouet; Université de Cergy-Pontoise
   Presented by: Thomas Tregouet, Université de Cergy-Pontoise
   Discussant:   Alexei Alexandrov, University of Rochester

  Session ID 46: Financial Institution Behavior

Session Chair: Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location: Founders 466
 

Mortgage Origination and the Rise of Securitization: A Theoretical Analysis
By Rohan Pitchford; University of Queensland
Christopher Snyder; Dartmouth College
   Presented by: Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College
   Discussant:   Jason Allen, Bank of Canada
 

Quantifying Adverse Selection in the Commercial Mortgage-Backed
By Sean Chu; Federal Reserve Board of Governors
   Presented by: Sean Chu, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
   Discussant:   Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College
 

The Impact of Financial Market Frictions on Firm Size in a Relational Contracting Model
By Florian Englmaier; University of Konstanz
Matthias Fahn; University of Wurzburg
Carmit Segal; University of Zurich
   Presented by: Matthias Fahn, University of Wurzburg
   Discussant:   Sean Chu, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
 

Efficiency and Bargaining Power in the Interbank Loan Market
By Jason Allen; Bank of Canada
   Presented by: Jason Allen, Bank of Canada
   Discussant:   Matthias Fahn, University of Wurzburg

  Session ID 49: Complex Vertical Contracts

Session Chair: Dmitry Lubensky, University of Indiana, Kelley School of Business
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location: Founders 478
 

All-Units Discount under Oligopoly with Capacity Constraint
By Yong Chao; University of Louisville
Guofu Tan; University of Southern California
   Presented by: Yong Chao, University of Louisville
   Discussant:   Dmitry Lubensky, University of Indiana, Kelley School of Business
 

Mitigating Hold-up Through Complementarities and Refundability
By Jenny Hawkins; Oberlin College
   Presented by: Jenny Hawkins, Oberlin College
   Discussant:   Yong Chao, University of Louisville
 

A Model of Recommended Retail Prices
By Dmitry Lubensky; University of Indiana, Kelley School of Business
   Presented by: Dmitry Lubensky, University of Indiana, Kelley School of Business
   Discussant:   Jenny Hawkins, Oberlin College

  Session ID 58: Topics in Information I

Session Chair: Chun-Hui Miao, University of South Carolina
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location: Founders 467
 

Attention Competition
By Andreas Hefti; University of Zurich
   Presented by: Andreas Hefti, University of Zurich
   Discussant:   Aditi Sengupta, Auburn University
 

Information-based Favoritism: Capital Budgeting, Editorial Decision and Job Promotion
By Chun-Hui Miao; University of South Carolina
Jeremy Sandford; University of Kentucky
   Presented by: Chun-Hui Miao, University of South Carolina
   Discussant:   Matthew Osborne, US Department of Commerce
 

Profitable contract menus in competitive insurance markets with asymmetric information
By Wanda Mimra; ETH Zurich
Achim Wambach; University of Cologne
   Presented by: Wanda Mimra, ETH Zurich
   Discussant:   Santanu Roy, Southern Methodist University
 

Information Aggregation in Bargaining
By Makoto Hanazono; Nagoya University
Yasutora Watanabe; Northwestern University, Kellogg School
   Presented by: Makoto Hanazono, Nagoya University
   Discussant:   Chun-Hui Miao, University of South Carolina

  Session ID 61: Empirical Studies in Information II

Session Chair: Jennifer Brown, Kellogg School of Management
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location: Founders 468
 

Consumption Decisions in Markets with Limited Accessibility: The Case of Cannabis
By Michelle Sovinsky; University of Zurich
Liana Jacobi; University of Melbourne
   Presented by: Michelle Sovinsky, University of Zurich
   Discussant:   Ginger Jin, University of Maryland at College Park
 

What Drives Fraud in a Credence Goods Market? - Evidence From a Quasi Field Experiment
By Alexander Rasch; University of Cologne
Christian Waibel; University of Cologne
   Presented by: Christian Waibel, University of Cologne
   Discussant:   Michael Luca, Harvard Business School
 

Effect of Third-Party Certifications in Online Labor Markets: Evidence from Natural Experiments
By Mingfeng Lin; University of Arizona
   Presented by: Mingfeng Lin, University of Arizona
   Discussant:   Lesley Chiou, Occidental College
 

Price Dispersion and Consumer Choice in Medigap Insurance Policies
By Haizhen Lin; Indiana University
Matthijs Wildenbeest; Indiana University
   Presented by: Haizhen Lin, Indiana University
   Discussant:   Andrew Ching, University of Toronto

  Session ID 63: Effects of Mergers and Near Mergers

Session Chair: Beatrice Pagel, HHU Duesseldorf
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location: Hazel 120
 

Assessing Unilateral Merger Effects in a Two-Sided Market: An Application to the Dutch Daily Newspaper Market
By Lapo Filistrucchi; Tilburg University
Tobias Klein; Tilburg University
Thomas Michielsen; Tilburg University
   Presented by: Tobias Klein, Tilburg University
   Discussant:   Zhiyong Yao, Fudan University, School of Management
 

Economies of Scale and Merger Efficiencies: Empirical Evidence from the Chilean Pension Funds Market
By Claudio Agostini; Universidad Adolfo Ibañez
Eduardo Saavedra; ILADES, Universidad Alberto Hurtado
Manuel Willington; Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
   Presented by: Manuel Willington, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
   Discussant:   Caixia Shen, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
 

The Effects of Major U.S. Domestic Airline Code Sharing on Costs, Markups and Consumer Welfare
By Caixia Shen; Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
   Presented by: Caixia Shen, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
   Discussant:   Tobias Klein, Tilburg University
 

Pricing and Ownership Concentration: A New Approach to the Endogeneity Problem
By Michael Doane; Competition Economics, LLC
Luke Froeb; Vanderbilt
David Zimmer; Western Kentucky University
   Presented by: Luke Froeb, Vanderbilt
   Discussant:   Yasutora Watanabe, Northwestern University, Kellogg School

  Session ID 64: Entrepreneurship

The Industrial Organization Society is very grateful to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation for sponsoring this special session on "Entrepreneurship." While the Kauffman Foundation chose the topic for the session, all the papers in special sessions, as well as the discussants and chair, are selected in total independence by the conference program committee.
Session Chair: Francine Lafontaine, University of Michigan
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location: Founders 308
 

Competitive Venture Capital Seed Investment: A Signaling Perspective
By Jin-Hyuk Kim; University of Colorado at Boulder
Liad Wagman; Illinois Institute of Technology
   Presented by: Liad Wagman, Illinois Institute of Technology
   Discussant:   Michael Raith, University of Rochester
 

Does entrepreneurs’ human capital exert an imprinting effect on venture performance? An empirical test on new technology-based firms
By Luca Grilli; Politecnico di Milano
Paul Jensen; University of Melbourne
Samuele Murtinu; Politecnico di Milano
   Presented by: Luca Grilli, Politecnico di Milano
   Discussant:   Benjamin Balsmeier, K.U. Leuven
 

Selection and the Role of Small Business Owners in Firm Dynamics
By Benjamin Pugsley; University of Chicago
   Presented by: Benjamin Pugsley, University of Chicago
   Discussant:   Jagadeesh Sivadasan, University of Michigan
 

Firm Size Diversity and Regional Innovation
By Ajay Agrawal; University of Toronto
Iain Cockburn; Boston University
Alberto Galasso; University of Toronto
Alex Oettl; Georgia Institute of Technology
   Presented by: Alberto Galasso, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Brent Goldfarb, University of Maryland

  Session ID 65: Innovation, Patents and Antitrust Policy

The Industrial Organization Society is very grateful to Google for sponsoring this special session on "Innovation, Patents and Antitrust Policy." While Google selected the topic of the session, all the papers in special sessions, as well as the discussants and chair, are selected in total independence by the conference program committee.
Session Chair: Michael Waldman, Cornell University
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location: Founders 111
 

Digital Rights Management and Exclusionary Tying
By Jin-Hyuk Kim; University of Colorado at Boulder
Michael Waldman; Cornell University
   Presented by: Michael Waldman, Cornell University
   Discussant:    Kenneth Corts, University of Toronto
 

Adverse Effects of Patent Pooling on Product Development
By Thomas Jeitschko; US Department of Justice and Michigan St
Nanyun Zhang; Towson University
   Presented by: Thomas Jeitschko, US Department of Justice and Michigan St
   Discussant:   Xianwen Shi, University of Toronto
 

Composition of Innovative Activity in Information and Communications Technology Equipment R&D: What explains the changes over time?
By Yasin Ozcan; Northwestern University
Shane Greenstein; Northwestern University
   Presented by: Yasin Ozcan, Northwestern University
   Discussant:   Jordi Jaumandreu, Boston University
 

Sequential Innovation and Optimal Patent Design
By Christian Riis; Norwegian Business School
Xianwen Shi; University of Toronto
   Presented by: Xianwen Shi, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Konstantinos Serfes, Drexel University

  Session ID 82: Sources and Effects of Airline Competition

Session Chair: Philip Gayle, Kansas State University
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location: Founders 310
 

The Competitive Effects of Firm Exit: Evidence from the U.S. Airline Industry
By Kai Hueschelrath; Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
Kathrin Mueller; Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) Mannheim
   Presented by: Kathrin Mueller, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) Mannheim
   Discussant:   Volodymyr Bilotkach, Northumbria University
 

On Sources of Market Power in the US Airline Industry: Panel Data Evidence from US Airports
By Volodymyr Bilotkach; Northumbria University
Paulos Ashebir Lakew; University of California, Irvine
   Presented by: Volodymyr Bilotkach, Northumbria University
   Discussant:   Philip Gayle, Kansas State University
 

Analyzing the Competitive Effects of Exchanges or Sales of Airport Landing Slots
By James D. Reitzes; The Brattle Group
Brendan McVeigh; The Brattle Group
Nicholas Powers; The Brattle Group
Samuel Moy; University of Chicago/The Brattle Group
   Presented by: Nicholas Powers, The Brattle Group
   Discussant:   Kathrin Mueller, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) Mannheim
 

Are Air Travel Markets Segmented Along the Lines of Nonstop versus Intermediate-stop(s) Products?
By Philip Gayle; Kansas State University
Chi-Yin Wu; Kansas State University
   Presented by: Philip Gayle, Kansas State University
   Discussant:   Nicholas Powers, The Brattle Group

  Session ID 93: Topics in Telecom

Session Chair: Jeffrey Prince, Kelley School of Business, Indiana Unive
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location: Founders 479
 

Does Service Bundling Reduce Churn?
By Jeffrey Prince; Kelley School of Business, Indiana Unive
Shane Greenstein; Northwestern University
   Presented by: Jeffrey Prince, Kelley School of Business, Indiana Unive
   Discussant:   Ching-I Huang, National Taiwan University
 

Demand in a Portfolio-Choice Environment: The Evolution of Telecommunications
By Glenn A. Woroch; University of California, Berkeley
   Presented by: Glenn A. Woroch, University of California, Berkeley
   Discussant:   Sang Pil Han, City University of Hong Kong
 

Consumer Surplus in the New Mobile Economy: Estimating Demand for Mobile Apps
By Sang Pil Han; City University of Hong Kong
Anindya Ghose; New York University
Sunghyuk Park; KAIST
   Presented by: Sang Pil Han, City University of Hong Kong
   Discussant:   Glenn A. Woroch, University of California, Berkeley
 

Intra-Household Effects on Demand for Telephone Service: Empirical Evidence
By Ching-I Huang; National Taiwan University
   Presented by: Ching-I Huang, National Taiwan University
   Discussant:   Jeffrey Prince, Kelley School of Business, Indiana Unive

  Session ID 95: Auction Theory

Session Chair: Georgia Kosmopoulou, University of Oklahoma
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Location: Founders 313
 

A New Approach to Correlation of Types in Bayesian Games
By Luciano de Castro; Northwestern University
   Presented by: Luciano de Castro, Northwestern University
   Discussant:   Bernard Lebrun, York University
 

An efficiency ranking of markets aggregated from single-object auctions
By Eric Budish; University of Chicago
Robert Zeithammer; University of California in Los Angeles
   Presented by: Robert Zeithammer, University of California in Los Angeles
   Discussant:   Luciano de Castro, Northwestern University
 

Unit price auction procedures
By Yumiko Baba; Aoyamagakuin University
   Presented by: Yumiko Baba, Aoyamagakuin University
   Discussant:   Robert Zeithammer, University of California in Los Angeles
 

A theoretical analysis of scoring auctions with non quasi-linear scoring rules
By Makoto Hanazono; Nagoya University
Jun Nakabayashi; Osaka University
Masanori Tsuruoka; University of Tokyo
   Presented by: Jun Nakabayashi, Osaka University
   Discussant:   Yumiko Baba, Aoyamagakuin University

  Session ID 12: Trade and IO

Session Chair: Robert Feinberg, American University
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 16:45 - 18:15
Location: Founders 310
 

“Exports-at-Risk”: the Effect of Multi-Market Contact in International Trade
By Robert Feinberg; American University
   Presented by: Robert Feinberg, American University
   Discussant:   Ana Fernandes, Development Research Group
 

Increasing Marginal Costs: Presence, Sources, and Macroeconomic Implications
By JaeBin Ahn; International Monetary Fund
Alexander McQuoid; Columbia University
   Presented by: JaeBin Ahn, International Monetary Fund
   Discussant:   Hale Utar, University of Colorado, Boulder
 

Are Export Support Programs Effective? Evidence from Tunisia
By Ana Fernandes; Development Research Group
Olivier Cadot; Université de Lausanne
Aaditya Mattoo; World Bank
Julien Gourdon Gourdon; CEPII
   Presented by: Ana Fernandes, Development Research Group
   Discussant:   Tani Fukui, USITC

  Session ID 15: Government and the Pharmaceuticals Market

Session Chair: Colleen Carey, Johns Hopkins University
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 16:45 - 18:15
Location: Founders 312
 

Social Learning in Policymaking: Evidence from Canadian Formulary Listings
By Arvind Magesan; University of Calgary
   Presented by: Arvind Magesan, University of Calgary
   Discussant:   Colleen Carey, Johns Hopkins University
 

Pharmaceutical regulation and innovative performance: a decision-theoretic model
By Tannista Banerjee; Auburn University
Stephen Martin; Purdue University
   Presented by: Tannista Banerjee, Auburn University
   Discussant:   Arvind Magesan, University of Calgary
 

The Risk of Risk Adjustment: Government Payments and Insurer-Pharmaceutical Contracting in Medicare Part D
By Colleen Carey; Johns Hopkins University
   Presented by: Colleen Carey, Johns Hopkins University
   Discussant:   Tannista Banerjee, Auburn University

  Session ID 17: R&D Innovation and Productivity

Session Chair: Francesca Lotti, Bank of Italy
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 16:45 - 18:15
Location: Founders 470
 

Plant-level Productivity and Imputation of Missing Data in U.S. Census Manufacturing Data
By Kirk White; USDA
Jerome Reiter; Duke University
Amil Petrin; University of Minnesota
   Presented by: Kirk White, USDA
   Discussant:   Henry Hyatt, US Census Bureau
 

Wage Dynamics along the Life-Cycle of Manufacturing Plants
By Emin Dinlersoz; U.S. Census Bureau
Henry Hyatt; US Census Bureau
Sang Nguyen; U.S. Census Bureau
   Presented by: Henry Hyatt, US Census Bureau
   Discussant:   Francesca Lotti, Bank of Italy
 

The Impact of Patent Pools on Further Innovation
By Nanyun Zhang; Towson University
Thomas Jeitschko; US Department of Justice and Michigan St
   Presented by: Nanyun Zhang, Towson University
   Discussant:   Konstantinos Serfes, Drexel University

  Session ID 20: Determinants of Innovation 2

Session Chair: Alberto Galasso, University of Toronto
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 16:45 - 18:15
Location: Founders 479
 

Does founders' human capital matter for innovation? Evidence from Japanese start-ups
By Hiroyuki Okamuro; Hitotsubashi University
Masatoshi Kato; Kwansei Gakuin University
Yuji Honjo; Chuo University
   Presented by: Hiroyuki Okamuro, Hitotsubashi University
   Discussant:   Jason O'Connor, US Federal Trade Commission
 

Outside Directors on the Board and Innovative Firm Performance
By Benjamin Balsmeier; K.U. Leuven
   Presented by: Benjamin Balsmeier, K.U. Leuven
   Discussant:   Cindy Lopes Bento, CEPS/K.U.Leuven
 

Value for money? New microeconometric evidence on the input additionality of R&D grants for Flemish firms
By Cindy Lopes Bento; CEPS/K.U.Leuven
Dirk Czarnitzki; K.U.Leuven
   Presented by: Cindy Lopes Bento, CEPS/K.U.Leuven
   Discussant:   Murat Seker, World Bank

  Session ID 30: Oil Markets and Energy Efficiency

Session Chair: Stefan Buehler, University of St. Gallen
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 16:45 - 18:15
Location: Founders 478
 

The Impact of Outages on Prices and Investment in the U.S. Oil Refining Industry
By Matthew Chesnes; Federal Trade Commission
   Presented by: Matthew Chesnes, Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Elizabeth Farina, Universisty of Sao Paulo
 

Energy Efficiency Resource Standards: Economics and Policy
By Timothy Brennan; University of Maryland Baltimore County
Karen Palmer; Resources for the Future
   Presented by: Timothy Brennan, University of Maryland Baltimore County
   Discussant:   Steven Puller, Texas A&M University
 

Returns in Commodities Futures Markets, Financial Speculation and Macroeconomic Factors: a Multivariate GARCH Approach
By Matteo Manera; University of Milano-Bicocca
Marcella Nicolini; Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei
Ilaria Vignati; FEEM
   Presented by: Marcella Nicolini, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei
   Discussant:   Anette Boom, Copenhagen Business School

  Session ID 37: Nonlinear Pricing

Session Chair: Matthew Lewis, OSU
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 16:45 - 18:15
Location: Founders 313
 

Competitive Nonlinear Pricing and Contract Variety
By Jian Shen; The Ohio State University
Huanxing Yang; The Ohio State University
Lixin Ye; The Ohio State University
   Presented by: Lixin Ye, The Ohio State University
   Discussant:   Chi Leung (Adam) Wong, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
 

Menu Implementability and Practical Pricing Schemes
By Chi Leung (Adam) Wong; Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
   Presented by: Chi Leung (Adam) Wong, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
   Discussant:   Lixin Ye, The Ohio State University
 

Ad-valorem platform fees and efficient price discrimination
By Zhu Wang; Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Julian Wright; National University of Singapore
   Presented by: Julian Wright, National University of Singapore
   Discussant:   Thomas Tregouet, Université de Cergy-Pontoise

  Session ID 44: Bank Competition

Session Chair: Robin Prager, FRB
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 16:45 - 18:15
Location: Founders 466
 

Regulating Two-Sided Markets: An Empirical Investigation
By Santiago Carbo-Valverde; University of Granada and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Sujit Chakravorti; Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Francisco Rodriguez-Fernandez; University of Granada
   Presented by: Santiago Carbó-Valverde, University of Granada and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
   Discussant:   Devrim Ikizler, University of Texas at Austin
 

US Banking Industry Dynamics: A Matching Model with Segmented Loan Markets
By Devrim Ikizler; University of Texas at Austin
   Presented by: Devrim Ikizler, University of Texas at Austin
   Discussant:   Robin Prager, FRB
 

Concentration, regulation and competition in European banking
By Bruce Lyons; University of East Anglia
   Presented by: Bruce Lyons, University of East Anglia
   Discussant:   Santiago Carbó-Valverde, University of Granada and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

  Session ID 47: Financial Market Issues

Session Chair: John Brown, Georgia Southern University
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 16:45 - 18:15
Location: Founders 467
 

Aligning Incentives for Credit Rating Agencies
By John Brown; Georgia Southern University
   Presented by: John Brown, Georgia Southern University
   Discussant:   Rasim Ozcan,
 

Effect of Market Structure and the Regulatory Franchise in Reputation-Dependent Industries
By Abigail Brown; Harvard University
   Presented by: Abigail Brown, Harvard University
   Discussant:   John Brown, Georgia Southern University
 

Price Manipulation by Intermediaries
By Rasim Ozcan
Bedri Tas; TOBB ETU
Serkan Imisiker; Central Bank of Republic of Turkey
   Presented by: Rasim Ozcan,
   Discussant:   Abigail Brown, Harvard University

  Session ID 53: Information and Contracts

Session Chair: Jin Li, Kellogg School of Management
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 16:45 - 18:15
Location: Founders 111
 

Managing Conflicts in Relational Contracts
By Jin Li; Kellogg School of Management
Niko Matouschek; Northwestern University (KSM)
   Presented by: Jin Li, Kellogg School of Management
   Discussant:   Anne Duchene, Drexel University
 

Staggered Versus Synchronized Relational Contracts
By Jin-Hyuk Kim; University of Colorado at Boulder
Nick Vikander; University of Edinburgh
   Presented by: Jin-Hyuk Kim, University of Colorado at Boulder
   Discussant:   Claudia Salim, Free University Berlin
 

Communication within and outside organisations
By Claudia Salim; Free University Berlin
   Presented by: Claudia Salim, Free University Berlin
   Discussant:   Patrick Warren, Clemson University

  Session ID 57: Topics in Information II

Session Chair: Qian Jiao, NUS
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 16:45 - 18:15
Location: Founders 468
 

The Informative Role of Subsidies
By Felix Munoz-Garcia; Washington State University
Ana Espinola-Arredondo; Washington State University
   Presented by: Felix Munoz-Garcia, Washington State University
   Discussant:   Liad Wagman, Illinois Institute of Technology
 

Competitive Investment in Clean Technology and Uninformed Green Consumers
By Aditi Sengupta; Auburn University
   Presented by: Aditi Sengupta, Auburn University
   Discussant:   Simona Fabrizi, Massey University
 

Information Acquisition in Securities Markets: Bertrand Versus Cournot
By Hae-shin Hwang; Texas A&M University
Paan Jindapon; University of Alabama
   Presented by: Paan Jindapon, University of Alabama
   Discussant:   Felipe Balmaceda, University of Chile

  Session ID 79: International Trade and Transportation

Session Chair: Kenneth Boyer, Michigan State University
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 16:45 - 18:15
Location: Founders 308
 

Trade Flows and Texas Gulf Ports: Impact of the Panama Canal Expansion
By Janice Hauge; University of North Texas
   Presented by: Janice Hauge, University of North Texas
   Discussant:   Wesley Wilson, Oregon
 

Do non-stop flights boost exports?
By Marco Alderighi; Bocconi University
Alberto Gaggero; University of Pavia
   Presented by: Marco Alderighi, Bocconi University
   Discussant:   Janice Hauge, University of North Texas
 

TRAFFIC IMBALANCES AND OCEAN LINER SHIPPING RATES
By Wesley Wilson; Oregon
   Presented by: Wesley Wilson, Oregon
   Discussant:   Marco Alderighi, Bocconi University

  Session ID 92: Appropriability and Piracy

Session Chair: Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 16:45 - 18:15
Location: Hazel 224
 

The Economics of Open-Access Journals
By Mark McCabe; University of Michigan
Christopher Snyder; Dartmouth College
   Presented by: Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College
   Discussant:   Joerg Claussen, LMU Munich
 

Profit Leak? Pre-Release File Sharing and the Music Industry
By Robert Hammond; North Carolina State University
   Presented by: Robert Hammond, North Carolina State University
   Discussant:   Alejandro Zentner, Carnegie Mellon University
 

On the Road Again - The Effect of Live Performances on Artist Popularity
By Jan-Christian Tonon; MPI for Intellectual Property
Joerg Claussen; LMU Munich
   Presented by: Joerg Claussen, LMU Munich
   Discussant:   Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College

  Session ID 100: Cartels and Cartel Policy

Session Chair: David Reitman, CRA
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 16:45 - 18:15
Location: Founders 477
 

Cartel Detection in Procurement Markets
By Kai Hueschelrath; Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
   Presented by: Kai Hueschelrath, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
   Discussant:   David Reitman, CRA
 

Cartels as Children of Hard Times, Antitrust Recidivism, and the Managerial Firm
By Stephen Martin; Purdue University
   Presented by: Stephen Martin, Purdue University
   Discussant:   Kai Hueschelrath, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)

  Session ID 103: Antitrust Enforcement

Session Chair: Bernhard Ganglmair, University of Texas at Dallas
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 16:45 - 18:15
Location: Founders 476
 

Group Purchasing Organizations, Monopsony, and Antitrust Policy
By Roger Blair; U of Florida
Christine Durrance; UNC Chapel Hill
   Presented by: Roger Blair, U of Florida
   Discussant:   Andrea Günster, Professorship for Intellectual Property
 

Separation of Powers: The Case of Antitrust
By Bernhard Ganglmair; University of Texas at Dallas
Andrea Günster; Professorship for Intellectual Property
   Presented by: Bernhard Ganglmair, University of Texas at Dallas
   Discussant:   Roger Blair, U of Florida
 

Court of Appeals Rulings in EU Antitrust Enforcement: A Review of the First 50 Years
By Martin Carree; University of Maastricht
Andrea Günster; Professorship for Intellectual Property
Maarten Pieter Schinkel; University of Amsterdam
   Presented by: Andrea Günster, Professorship for Intellectual Property
   Discussant:   Bernhard Ganglmair, University of Texas at Dallas

  Session ID 104: Bundling and Tying

Session Chair: Michael Waldman, Cornell University
Date: March 17, 2012
Time: 16:45 - 18:15
Location: Hazel 120
 

How the source of the entrant's advantage limits entry-deterring tying
By Kenneth Corts; University of Toronto
   Presented by: Kenneth Corts, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Pedro Pereira, Autoridade da Concorrência
 

The strategic interplay between bundling and merging in complementary markets
By Jan Vandekerckhove; Maastricht University
   Presented by: Jan Vandekerckhove, Maastricht University
   Discussant:    Kenneth Corts, University of Toronto
 

Delineating Markets for Bundles: The Case of Triple-Play
By Pedro Pereira; Autoridade da Concorrência
Tiago Ribeiro; Indera - Estudos Económicos, Lda
João Vareda; Autoridade da Concorrência
   Presented by: Pedro Pereira, Autoridade da Concorrência
   Discussant:   Jan Vandekerckhove, Maastricht University

  Session ID 9: Licensing, Imitation, and Economic Growth

Session Chair: Stefano Colombo, Catholic University of Milan
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 10:15
Location: Founders 475
 

Patent licensing with Bertrand competitors
By Stefano Colombo; Catholic University of Milan
Luigi Filippini; Catholic University of Milan
   Presented by: Stefano Colombo, Catholic University of Milan
 

Wage Inequality, Imitation and Social Institutions: A Theoretical Analysis
By Priya Dutta; Indian Statistical Institute
   Presented by: Priya Dutta, Indian Statistical Institute
   Discussant:   Stefano Colombo, Catholic University of Milan
 

The telecommunications industry and economic growth: How the market structure matters
By Vahagn Jerbashian; CERGE-EI
   Presented by: Vahagn Jerbashian, CERGE-EI
   Discussant:   Priya Dutta, Indian Statistical Institute
 

Technology Transfer and Entry Deterrence
By Anne Duchene; Drexel University
Debapriya Sen; Ryerson University
Konstantinos Serfes; Drexel University
   Presented by: Konstantinos Serfes, Drexel University
   Discussant:   Nanyun Zhang, Towson University

  Session ID 10: Studies of external effects on domestic markets, using firm-level data

Session Chair: Hale Utar, University of Colorado, Boulder
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 10:15
Location: Founders 209
 

Trade Liberalization and Growth: Plant-Level Evidence from Switzerland
By Stefan Buehler; University of St. Gallen
Marco Helm; University of St. Gallen
Michael Lechner; University of St Gallen
   Presented by: Stefan Buehler, University of St. Gallen
   Discussant:   Ralph Sonenshine, American University
 

Sunk Costs to the Domestic Market: Evidence from the Chinese Manufacturing Sector
By Tong Li; Vanderbilt University
Jing Liu; University of California, Los Angeles
Xiaoyong Zheng; North Carolina State University
   Presented by: Xiaoyong Zheng, North Carolina State University
   Discussant:   Robert Feinberg, American University
 

When the Floodgates Open: Evidence from the Response of Danish Textile and Apparel Industry to Lifting Trade Restrictions on Chinese Goods
By Hale Utar; University of Colorado, Boulder
   Presented by: Hale Utar, University of Colorado, Boulder
   Discussant:   JaeBin Ahn, International Monetary Fund

  Session ID 14: Demand for Health Care, Drugs, and Insurance

Session Chair: Christopher Adams, Federal Trade Commission
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 10:15
Location: Founders 207
 

Free to Choose? Reform and Demand Response in the British National Health Service
By Martin Gaynor; Carnegie Mellon University
Carol Propper; University of Bristol, Imperial College
Stephan Seiler; Stanford GSB
   Presented by: Stephan Seiler, Stanford GSB
   Discussant:   Andrew Ching, University of Toronto
 

The Effects of Publicity on Demand: The Case of Anti-Cholesterol Drugs
By Andrew Ching; University of Toronto
Robert Clark; HEC Montreal
Ignatius Horstmann; University of Toronto
Hyunwoo Lim; University of Toronto
   Presented by: Andrew Ching, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Haizhen Lin, Indiana University
 

Specialization and Differentiation in the Out-patient Dialysis Market
By Mian Dai; Economics and International Business, Le
   Presented by: Mian Dai, Economics and International Business, Le
   Discussant:   Hsiao-shan Yang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

The Impact of the Partnership Long-term Care Insurance Program on Private Coverage and Medicaid Expenditures
By Haizhen Lin; Indiana University
Jeffrey Prince; Kelley School of Business, Indiana Unive
   Presented by: Haizhen Lin, Indiana University
   Discussant:   Colleen Carey, Johns Hopkins University

  Session ID 19: Determinants of Innovation 1

Session Chair: Benjamin Balsmeier, K.U. Leuven
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 10:15
Location: Founders 320
 

Effects of Licensing Reform on Firm Innovation: Evidence from India
By Murat Seker; World Bank
   Presented by: Murat Seker, World Bank
   Discussant:   Cindy Lopes Bento, CEPS/K.U.Leuven
 

Consumer Notification, Market Size, and Innovation in Genetically Modified Organisms
By Jason O'Connor; US Federal Trade Commission
   Presented by: Jason O'Connor, US Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Hiroyuki Okamuro, Hitotsubashi University
 

Innovation subsidies: Does the funding source matter for innovation intensity and performance at the firm level? Empirical evidence from Germany
By Cindy Lopes Bento; CEPS/K.U.Leuven
Dirk Czarnitzki; K.U.Leuven
   Presented by: Cindy Lopes Bento, CEPS/K.U.Leuven
   Discussant:   Benjamin Balsmeier, K.U. Leuven
 

How important is industry-specific managerial experience for corporate innovative activity
By Benjamin Balsmeier; K.U. Leuven
Dirk Czarnitzki; K.U.Leuven
   Presented by: Benjamin Balsmeier, K.U. Leuven
   Discussant:   Alberto Galasso, University of Toronto

  Session ID 21: Pricing and the Effects of Competition in Innovative Industries

Session Chair: Martin Woerter, ETH Zurich
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 10:15
Location: Founders 466
 

Innovation and Markups: Firm-Level Evidence
By Bruno Cassiman; IESE Business School
Stijn Vanormelingen; IESE Business School
   Presented by: Stijn Vanormelingen, IESE Business School
   Discussant:   Martin Woerter, ETH Zurich
 

Optimal pricing scheme in technology licensing: empirical evidence from the pharmaceutical industry
By Giulia Trombini; Ca' Foscari University of Venice
   Presented by: Giulia Trombini, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
   Discussant:   Giuliana Battisti, Nottingham University Business School
 

The R&D Investment-Uncertainty Relationship: Do Strategic Rivalry and Firm Size Matter?
By Dirk Czarnitzki; K.U.Leuven
Andrew Toole; USDA./ERS/RRED/RESP
   Presented by: Andrew Toole, USDA./ERS/RRED/RESP
   Discussant:   Emin Dinlersoz, U..S. Census Bureau
 

Competition and Persistence of R&D
By Martin Woerter; ETH Zurich
   Presented by: Martin Woerter, ETH Zurich
   Discussant:   Margaret Blume-Kohout, University of New Mexico

  Session ID 25: Bounded Rationality in Auctions and Markets

Session Chair: Alexander Rasch, University of Cologne
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 10:15
Location: Founders 318
 

When Do Markets Tip? A Cognitive Hierarchy Approach
By Tanjim Hossain; University of Toronto
John Morgan; University of California
   Presented by: Tanjim Hossain, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Zhongmin Wang, Northeastern University
 

Testing for Nonstandard Behavior in Auctions in the Presence of Unobserved Demand
By Henry Schneider; Cornell University
   Presented by: Henry Schneider, Cornell University
   Discussant:   Tanjim Hossain, University of Toronto
 

Level-k Thinking in a Multi-Unit Dutch Auction—An Experimental Investigation
By Alexander Rasch; University of Cologne
Achim Wambach; University of Cologne
Peter Werner; University of Cologne
   Presented by: Alexander Rasch, University of Cologne
   Discussant:   Henry Schneider, Cornell University
 

Learning and Strategic Sophistication in Games: Evidence from Penny Auctions on the Internet
By Zhongmin Wang; Northeastern University
Minbo Xu; Georgetown University
   Presented by: Zhongmin Wang, Northeastern University
   Discussant:   Alexander Rasch, University of Cologne

  Session ID 40: Competition and Price Discrimination

Session Chair: Susanna Sallstrom Matthews, St John's College, Cambridge
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 10:15
Location: Founders 467
 

Delegation in a spatial game with endogenous spillovers
By Kai Zhao; University of Maine
   Presented by: Kai Zhao, University of Maine
   Discussant:   Susanna Sallstrom Matthews, St John's College, Cambridge
 

Price discrimination in asymmetric Cournot oligopoly
By Barna Bako; Corvinus University of Budapest
   Presented by: Barna Bako, Corvinus University of Budapest
   Discussant:   Kai Zhao, University of Maine
 

No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service
By Alexei Alexandrov; University of Rochester
   Presented by: Alexei Alexandrov, University of Rochester
   Discussant:   Barna Bako, Corvinus University of Budapest
 

Better or More: The demand for product differentiation from generalists and specialists
By Susanna Sallstrom Matthews; St John's College, Cambridge
   Presented by: Susanna Sallstrom Matthews, St John's College, Cambridge
   Discussant:   Alexei Alexandrov, University of Rochester

  Session ID 42: Studies of Pricing in Imperfectly Competitive Markets

Session Chair: Andras Niedermayer, University of Mannheim
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 10:15
Location: Founders 308 Founders 308
 

Understanding Retail Price Differences across U.S. Cities: A Tale of Two Frictions
By Chi-Young Choi; University of Texas at Arlington
   Presented by: Chi-Young Choi, University of Texas at Arlington
   Discussant:   Adriaan Soetevent, University of Amsterdam
 

Arbitrage Across Borders: Why iTunes Gift Cards Sell Above Face Value on eBay
By Chen Feng Ng; California State University Long Beach
   Presented by: Chen Feng Ng, California State University Long Beach
   Discussant:   Andras Niedermayer, University of Mannheim
 

Differentiation and the Relationship between Product Market Competition and Price Discrimination
By Manuel Becerra; IE Business School
Juan Santalo; IE Business School
Charo Silva; IE Business School
   Presented by: Juan Santalo, IE Business School
   Discussant:   Wen Cao, The Chinese Univeristy of Hong Kong
 

Industry Structure and the Strategic Provision of Trade Credit by Upstream Firms
By Alfred Lehar; University of Calgary
Yang Song; University of Calgary, CEA and WFA
Lasheng Yuan; University of Calgary
   Presented by: Alfred Lehar, University of Calgary
   Discussant:   Sergei Koulayev, Keystone Strategy

  Session ID 51: Empirical Studies of Vertical Contracting

Session Chair: Ricard Gil, Johns Hopkins University
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 10:15
Location: Founders 468
 

Revealing Bargaining Power through Actual Wholesale Prices
By Carlos Noton; University of Warwick
Andres Elberg; Universidad Diego Portales
   Presented by: Carlos Noton, University of Warwick
   Discussant:   Renata Kosova, Cornell University
 

Agency and Compensation: Evidence from the Hotel Industry
By Renata Kosova; Cornell University
Matthew Freedman; Cornell University
   Presented by: Renata Kosova, Cornell University
   Discussant:   Giorgo Sertsios, University of Houston
 

Mitigating Agency Problems through Investment Decisions: Evidence from Franchising
By Giorgo Sertsios; University of Houston
   Presented by: Giorgo Sertsios, University of Houston
   Discussant:   Ricard Gil, Johns Hopkins University
 

Does Vertical Integration Decrease Prices? Evidence from Paramount Antitrust Case of 1948
By Ricard Gil; Johns Hopkins University
   Presented by: Ricard Gil, Johns Hopkins University
   Discussant:   Carlos Noton, University of Warwick

  Session ID 56: Topics in Information III

Session Chair: Paan Jindapon, University of Alabama
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 10:15
Location: Founders 317
 

Disclosure Policy in Contests with Stochastic Abilities
By Qiang Fu; National University of Singapore
Qian Jiao; NUS
Jingfeng Lu; National University of Singapore
   Presented by: Qian Jiao, NUS
   Discussant:   Paan Jindapon, University of Alabama
 

Corruption and Public Display of Wealth
By Simona Fabrizi; Massey University
Steffen Lippert; University of Otago
   Presented by: Simona Fabrizi, Massey University
   Discussant:   Felix Munoz-Garcia, Washington State University
 

School Choice and Quality Under Provision
By Felipe Balmaceda; University of Chile
   Presented by: Felipe Balmaceda, University of Chile
   Discussant:   Qian Jiao, NUS

  Session ID 60: Empirical Studies in Information I

Session Chair: Michael Luca, Harvard Business School
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 10:15
Location: Founders 310
 

One Pool to Insure them All? Age, Risk and the Price(s) of Medical Insurance
By Thomas Koch; Federal Trade Commission
   Presented by: Thomas Koch, Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Mati Dubrovinsky, The University of Winnipeg
 

Selecting the Best? Spillover and Shadows in Elimination Tournaments
By Jennifer Brown; Kellogg School of Management
Dylan Minor; Kellogg School of Management (MEDS)
   Presented by: Jennifer Brown, Kellogg School of Management
   Discussant:    Michelle Sovinsky, University of Zurich
 

How to Promote Trust: Theory and Evidence from China
By Hongbin Cai; Peking University
Ginger Jin; University of Maryland at College Park
Chong Liu; Peking University
Li-an Zhou; Peking University
   Presented by: Ginger Jin, University of Maryland at College Park
   Discussant:   Christian Waibel, University of Cologne
 

HORIZONTAL OWNERSHIP AND BRAND AFFILIATION IN SERVICE INDUSTRIES: EVIDENCE FROM NURSING HOMES
By James Brickley; University of Rochester
Susan Lu; University of Rochester
Gerard Wedig; University of Rochester
   Presented by: Susan Lu, University of Rochester
   Discussant:   Subramaniam Ramanarayanan, UCLA

  Session ID 80: Low Cost Carriers and Dominant Firms

Session Chair: Nicholas Rupp, East Carolina University
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 10:15
Location: Founders 210
 

STRUCTURED COMPETITION IN THE MODERN AIRLINE INDUSTRY:
By John Kwoka; Northeastern University
Kevin Hearle; Brattle Group
Phillippe Alepin; MiCRA
   Presented by: John Kwoka, Northeastern University
   Discussant:   Nicholas Rupp, East Carolina University
 

Does Product Quality Improve from a Threat of Entry? Evidence from Potential Low Cost Carrier Entry in Airline Markets
By Nicholas Rupp; East Carolina University
   Presented by: Nicholas Rupp, East Carolina University
   Discussant:   Claudio Agostini, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez
 

Airline Pricing under Different Market Conditions: evidence from European Low-Cost Carriers
By Volodymyr Bilotkach; Northumbria University
Alberto Gaggero; University of Pavia
Claudio Piga; Loughborough University
   Presented by: Alberto Gaggero, University of Pavia
   Discussant:   John Kwoka, Northeastern University
 

Price Effects and Switching Costs of Airlines Frequent Flyer Program
By Claudio Agostini; Universidad Adolfo Ibañez
Diego Inostroza; ILADES-Universidad Alberto Hurtado
Manuel Willington; Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
   Presented by: Claudio Agostini, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez
   Discussant:   Alberto Gaggero, University of Pavia

  Session ID 87: Applications of Two-Sided Markets

Session Chair: Christopher Klein, Middle Tennessee State University
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 10:15
Location: Founders 470
 

Bayesian Estimation of a Dynamic Equilibrium Model of Pricing and Entry in Two-Sided Markets: Application to Video Games
By Yiyi Zhou; University of Virginia
   Presented by: Yiyi Zhou, University of Virginia
   Discussant:   Jessica Stahl, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
 

What does the response of stock prices to interchange fee regulation reveal about the structure of payment card markets?
By Ali Ozdagli; Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Scott Schuh; Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
   Presented by: Ali Ozdagli, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
   Discussant:   Christopher Klein, Middle Tennessee State University
 

Expectations, Network Effects and Platform Pricing
By Andrei Hagiu; Harvard Business School
Hanna Halaburda; Harvard University
   Presented by: Andrei Hagiu, Harvard Business School
   Discussant:   Andre Veiga, Toulouse

  Session ID 90: Empirical Analysis of Markets

Session Chair: Alon Eizenberg, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 10:15
Location: Founders 313
 

How do Experience and Shopping Frequency Affect Consumers Brand Choice?
By Tatiana Farina; Insper - Institute of Education and Research
   Presented by: Tatiana Farina, Insper - Institute of Education and Research
   Discussant:   Florin Maican, University of Gothenburg and Research Institute in Industrial Economics
 

Dynamic Demand for New and Used Durable Goods without Physical Depreciation: The Case of Japanese Video Games
By Masakazu Ishihara; New York University
Andrew Ching; University of Toronto
   Presented by: Masakazu Ishihara, New York University
   Discussant:   Alon Eizenberg, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
 

Assessing Competition by means of Pricing Equations: Domestic Codesharing in US Airlines
By Jordi Jaumandreu; Boston University
Ying Li; Boston University
   Presented by: Jordi Jaumandreu, Boston University
   Discussant:   Dakshina De Silva, Lancaster University

  Session ID 97: Auction Markets and Multi-Unit Auctions

Session Chair: Bernard Lebrun, York University
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 8:15 - 10:15
Location: Founders 312
 

Auctions in Markets: Common Outside Options and the Continuation Value Effect
By Gabor Virag; University of Toronto
   Presented by: Gabor Virag, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Jun Nakabayashi, Osaka University
 

Exposure Problem in Multi-Unit Auctions
By Hikmet Gunay; University of Manitoba
Xin Meng; Southwestern U. of Finance&Economics
   Presented by: Hikmet Gunay, University of Manitoba
   Discussant:   Charles Thomas, Clemson University
 

An Alternating-Offers Model of Multilateral Negotiations
By Charles Thomas; Clemson University
   Presented by: Charles Thomas, Clemson University
   Discussant:   Gabor Virag, University of Toronto
 

Revenue-Superior Variants of the Second-Price Auction
By Bernard Lebrun; York University
   Presented by: Bernard Lebrun, York University
   Discussant:   Brent Hickman, University of Chicago

  Session ID 13: Physician and Hospital Behavior

Session Chair: Christopher Garmon, Federal Trade Commission
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Location: Founders 210
 

Physician Market Power and Medical-Care Expenditures
By Adam Shapiro; BEA
   Presented by: Adam Shapiro, BEA
   Discussant:   Marco Castaneda, Tulane University
 

Hospital ownership, payment schemes, and wait times
By Rune Stenbacka; Hanken School of Economics
Mihkel Tombak; University of Toronto
   Presented by: Mihkel Tombak, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Adam Shapiro, BEA
 

Organizational Form and the Adoption of New Medical Technologies in the Hospital Industry
By Marco Castaneda; Tulane University
   Presented by: Marco Castaneda, Tulane University
   Discussant:   Mihkel Tombak, University of Toronto

  Session ID 24: Consumer and Worker Behavior in Innovative Industries

Session Chair: Emin Dinlersoz, U..S. Census Bureau
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Location: Founders 466
 

Dynamic Household Sorting and Learning about Charter School Quality
By Nirav Mehta; University of Western Ontario
   Presented by: Nirav Mehta, University of Western Ontario
   Discussant:   Giulia Trombini, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
 

Music Supply, Chart Turnover, and the Random-Copying Hypothesis in the Digital Age
By Christopher Klein; Middle Tennessee State University
Shea Slonaker; Bethel University
   Presented by: Christopher Klein, Middle Tennessee State University
   Discussant:   Andrew Toole, USDA./ERS/RRED/RESP
 

THE ADOPTION OF COMPLEMENTARY TECHNOLOGIES: A TEST OF SEQUENTIAL VERSUS SIMULTANEOUS COMPLEMENTARITY USING SURVIVAL TYPE DATA
By Thomas Astebro; HEC Paris
Giuliana Battisti; Nottingham University Business School
Massimo Colombo; Politecnico di Milano
   Presented by: Giuliana Battisti, Nottingham University Business School
   Discussant:   Martin Woerter, ETH Zurich
 

The Rise and Fall of Unions in the U.S.
By Emin Dinlersoz; U.S. Census Bureau
Jeremy Greenwood; University of Pennsylvania
   Presented by: Emin Dinlersoz, U..S. Census Bureau
   Discussant:   Stijn Vanormelingen, IESE Business School

  Session ID 31: Theoretical Models of Entry

Session Chair: Keizo Mizuno, Kwansei Gakuin University
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Location: Founders 320
 

Strategic Location Choice and Network Formation for Entry
By Keizo Mizuno; Kwansei Gakuin University
Yasunori Okumura; Hannan University
   Presented by: Keizo Mizuno, Kwansei Gakuin University
   Discussant:   Idrissa SIBAILLY, Ecole Polytechnique and CREST-LEI
 

Entry Regulation in a Linear Market
By Javier Elizalde; Universidad de Navarra
Markus Kinateder; Universidad de Navarra
Ignacio Rodríguez-Carreño; Universidad de Navarra
   Presented by: Javier Elizalde, Universidad de Navarra
   Discussant:   Steffen Lippert, University of Otago
 

Learning and Collusion in New Markets with Uncertain Entry Costs
By Francis Bloch; Ecole Polytechnique
Simona Fabrizi; Massey University
Steffen Lippert; University of Otago
   Presented by: Steffen Lippert, University of Otago
   Discussant:   Javier Elizalde, Universidad de Navarra
 

Strategic Bypass Deterrence
By Francis Bloch; Ecole Polytechnique
Axel Gautier; Crepp
   Presented by: Axel Gautier, Crepp
   Discussant:   Keizo Mizuno, Kwansei Gakuin University

  Session ID 32: Empirical Models of Entry

Session Chair: Luke Froeb, Vanderbilt
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Location: Founders 310
 

The Cost of Growth: Estimating Entry Costs During Rollouts
By Mauricio Varela; University of Arizona
   Presented by: Mauricio Varela, University of Arizona
   Discussant:   Rodrigo Moita, Insper Institute
 

Entry by Merger: Estimates from a Two-sided Matching Model with Externality
By Kosuke Uetake; Northwestern University
Yasutora Watanabe; Northwestern University, Kellogg School
   Presented by: Yasutora Watanabe, Northwestern University, Kellogg School
   Discussant:   Luke Froeb, Vanderbilt
 

Store Dynamics, Differentiation and Determinants of Market Structure
By Florin Maican; University of Gothenburg and Research In
Matilda Orth; Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
   Presented by: Matilda Orth, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
   Discussant:   James Prieger, Pepperdine University
 

Entry in School Markets: Theory and Evidence from Brazilian Municipalities
By Rodrigo Moita; Insper Institute
   Presented by: Rodrigo Moita, Insper Institute
   Discussant:   Mauricio Varela, University of Arizona

  Session ID 35: Dynamic Price Discrimination

Session Chair: James Dana, Northeastern University
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Location: Founders 308
 

Strategic loyalty reward in dynamic price discrimination
By Bernard Caillaud; Paris School of Economics (Ecole des Ponts)
Romain de Nijs; Paris School of Economics (Ecole des Ponts) and CREST (Lei)
   Presented by: Romain de Nijs, Paris School of Economics (Ecole des Ponts) and CREST (Lei)
   Discussant:   Morten Hviid, University of East Anglia
 

Re-examining the Effects of Switching Costs
By Andrew Rhodes; University of Oxford
   Presented by: Andrew Rhodes, University of Oxford
   Discussant:   Romain de Nijs, Paris School of Economics (Ecole des Ponts) and CREST (Lei)
 

Dynamic Screening and Consumer Learning
By James Dana; Northeastern University
   Presented by: James Dana, Northeastern University
   Discussant:   Andrew Rhodes, University of Oxford
 

Endogenous Low-Price Guarantees With Anchoring
By Morten Hviid; University of East Anglia
Greg Shaffer; University of Rochester
   Presented by: Morten Hviid, University of East Anglia
   Discussant:   James Dana, Northeastern University

  Session ID 38: Imperfect Competition and Price Discrimination

Session Chair: Mariano Tappata, UBC
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Location: Founders 467
 

Targeted Search and the Long Tail Effect
By Huanxing Yang; The Ohio State University
   Presented by: Huanxing Yang, The Ohio State University
   Discussant:   Qihong Liu, University of Oklahoma
 

Strategic Vertical Market Structure and Opaque Products
By Mariano Tappata; UBC
   Presented by: Mariano Tappata, UBC
   Discussant:   Huanxing Yang, The Ohio State University
 

Heterogeneous Price Information and the Effect of Competition
By Saul Lach; The Hebrew University
Jose L. Moraga-Gonzalez; Free University Amsterdam
   Presented by: Jose L. Moraga-Gonzalez, Free University Amsterdam
   Discussant:   Mariano Tappata, UBC
 

Multi-dimensional Product Differentiation
By Qihong Liu; University of Oklahoma
Jie Shuai; Nankai University
   Presented by: Qihong Liu, University of Oklahoma
   Discussant:   Jose L. Moraga-Gonzalez, Free University Amsterdam

  Session ID 43: Payment Issues

Session Chair: Wilko Bolt, De Nederlandsche Bank N.V.
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Location: Founders 313
 

Credit Risk, Penetration Rate and Payment Card Pricing
By Chun-Yu Ho; Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Li Xu; Shanghai Jiao Tong University
   Presented by: Chun-Yu Ho, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
   Discussant:   Kim Huynh, Bank of Canada
 

Substitution Patterns among Cash, Credit Cards and Debid Cards: Evidence from Canadian Shopping Diary Data
By Naoki Wakamori; Bank of Canada
   Presented by: Naoki Wakamori, Bank of Canada
   Discussant:   Chun-Yu Ho, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
 

The Impact of Retail Payment Innovations on Cash Usage: Evidence from Survey Data
By Ben Fung; Bank of Canada
Kim Huynh; Bank of Canada
Leonard Sabetti; George Mason University
   Presented by: Kim Huynh, Bank of Canada
   Discussant:   Wilko Bolt, De Nederlandsche Bank N.V.
 

Consumer credit and payment cards
By Wilko Bolt; De Nederlandsche Bank N.V.
Elizabeth Foote; London School of Economics
Heiko Schmiedel; European Central Bank
   Presented by: Wilko Bolt, De Nederlandsche Bank N.V.
   Discussant:   Naoki Wakamori, Bank of Canada

  Session ID 50: Vertical Foreclosure

Session Chair: Clémence Christin, University of Düsseldorf
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Location: Founders 468
 

Strategic capacity shortage: A new rationale for onshore production
By Yutian Chen; California State University, Long Beach
   Presented by: Yutian Chen, California State University, Long Beach
   Discussant:   Clémence Christin, University of Düsseldorf
 

Equilibrium Strategic Overbuying
By Eric Avenel; Université de Rennes 1
Clémence Christin; University of Düsseldorf
   Presented by: Clémence Christin, University of Düsseldorf
   Discussant:   Barna Bako, Corvinus University of Budapest
 

Exclusive contracts in bilaterally duopolistic industries
By Barna Bako; Corvinus University of Budapest
Marco Haan; University of Groningen
   Presented by: Barna Bako, Corvinus University of Budapest
   Discussant:   Stephen Hansen, Pompeu Fabra
 

Vertical Exclusion with Downstream Risk Aversion
By Stephen Hansen; Pompeu Fabra
Massimo Motta; Universitat Pompeu Fabra
   Presented by: Stephen Hansen, Pompeu Fabra
   Discussant:   Yutian Chen, California State University, Long Beach

  Session ID 52: Studies on Organizational Forms

Session Chair: Amitay Alter, Washington University in St. Louis
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Location: Founders 209
 

Estimating the Return to Organizational Form in the California Venture Capital Industry
By Amitay Alter; Washington University in St. Louis
   Presented by: Amitay Alter, Washington University in St. Louis
   Discussant:   Nathan Wilson, Federal Trade Commission
 

Procurement, Cost Reduction, and Vertical Integration
By Simon Loertscher; University of Melbourne
Michael Riordan; Columbia University
   Presented by: Simon Loertscher, University of Melbourne
   Discussant:   Andrew Wait, University of Sydney
 

Local Market Structure and Strategic Organizational Form Choices: Evidence from Gasoline Stations
By Nathan Wilson; Federal Trade Commission
   Presented by: Nathan Wilson, Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Amitay Alter, Washington University in St. Louis
 

Why do venture capitalists fire founders?
By Anne Duchene; Drexel University
   Presented by: Anne Duchene, Drexel University
   Discussant:   Jin Li, Kellogg School of Management

  Session ID 55: Search and Learning

Session Chair: Santanu Roy, Southern Methodist University
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Location: Founders 317
 

A Dynamic Model of Price Signaling and Consumer Learning
By Matthew Osborne; US Department of Commerce
Adam Shapiro; Bureau of Economic Analysis
   Presented by: Matthew Osborne, US Department of Commerce
   Discussant:   Tarcisio da Graca, Canadian Competition Bureau
 

On the Identification of the Costs of Simultaneous Search
By Jose Luis Moraga Gonzalez; Free University Amsterdam
Zsolt Sandor; University of Groningen
Matthijs Wildenbeest; Indiana University
   Presented by: Matthijs Wildenbeest, Indiana University
   Discussant:   Wanda Mimra, ETH Zurich
 

Consumer Search with Observable and Hidden Characteristics
By Marco Haan; University of Groningen
Jose Luis Moraga Gonzalez; Free University Amsterdam
   Presented by: Marco Haan, University of Groningen
   Discussant:   Matthijs Wildenbeest, Indiana University
 

The Impact of Search Costs on Consumer Behavior: A Dynamic Approach
By Stephan Seiler; Stanford GSB
   Presented by: Stephan Seiler, Stanford GSB
   Discussant:   David Byrne, University of Melbourne

  Session ID 84: Sources of Market Power and Market Performance

Session Chair: Santiago Bazdresch, University of Minnesota
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Location: Founders 318
 

Consumer Search and Market Power Dynamics
By Christopher Ruebeck; Lafayette College
   Presented by: Christopher Ruebeck, Lafayette College
   Discussant:   Roberto Cellini, University of Catania
 

Product Differentiation and Systematic Risk: Theory and Empirical Evidence
By Santiago Bazdresch; University of Minnesota
   Presented by: Santiago Bazdresch, University of Minnesota
   Discussant:   Christopher Ruebeck, Lafayette College
 

Art-maker and art-dealer as a marketing channel
By Roberto Cellini; University of Catania
Tiziana Cuccia; University of Catania
   Presented by: Roberto Cellini, University of Catania
   Discussant:   Santiago Bazdresch, University of Minnesota

  Session ID 88: Productivity

Session Chair: Mark Roberts, Penn State University
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Location: Founders 207
 

On the Identification of Production Functions: How Heterogeneous is Productivity?
By Amit Gandhi; University of Wisconsin
Salvador Navarro; University of Western Ontario
David Rivers; University of Western Ontario
   Presented by: David Rivers, University of Western Ontario
   Discussant:   Davide Vannoni, University of Torino
 

Productivity and Quality in Health Care: Evidence from Dialysis Centers
By Paul Grieco; The Pennsylvania State University
Ryan McDevitt; University of Rochester
   Presented by: Paul Grieco, Pennsylvania State University
   Discussant:   Frederic Warzynski, Aarhus School of Business
 

Productivity Dynamics, R&D, and Competitive Pressure
By Florin Maican; University of Gothenburg and Research Institute in Industrial Economics
   Presented by: Florin Maican, University of Gothenburg and Research Institute in Industrial Economics
   Discussant:   Mark Roberts, Penn State University
 

The Costs of Disposal and Recycling. An Application to Italian Municipal Solid Waste Services
By Davide Vannoni; University of Torino
   Presented by: Davide Vannoni, University of Torino
   Discussant:   Jan De Loecker, Princeton University

  Session ID 89: Issues in the Industrial Organization of Food and Agriculture

Session Chair: Richard Volpe, USDA-ERS
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Location: Founders 470
 

Effects of Alternative Marketing Arrangements on Spot Market Price Distribution in the U.S. Hog Market
By Jong-Jin Kim; North Carolina State University
Xiaoyong Zheng; North Carolina State University
   Presented by: Xiaoyong Zheng, North Carolina State University
   Discussant:   Richard Volpe, USDA-ERS
 

The Effect of Soft Drinks Taxes on Consumption: Evidence from Scanner Data
By Christian Rojas; University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Francesca Colantuoni; University of Massachussetts Amherst
   Presented by: Christian Rojas, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
   Discussant:   Xiaoyong Zheng, North Carolina State University
 

Supercenters, Unionized Labor, and Performance in Food Retail
By Richard Volpe; USDA-ERS
   Presented by: Richard Volpe, USDA-ERS
   Discussant:   Christian Rojas, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
 

Price and Variety in Supermarkets: Can Store Competition Hurt Consumers?
By Andre Trindade; Bates White
   Presented by: Andre Trindade, Bates White
   Discussant:   Chi-Young Choi, University of Texas at Arlington

  Session ID 94: Theoretical Advances in Media and Telecom

Session Chair: Maria Rosa Battaggion, Università di Bergamo
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Location: Founders 475
 

Imperfect Targeted Advertising and Privacy Regulations
By Stephen Bruestle; University of Virginia
   Presented by: Stephen Bruestle, University of Virginia
   Discussant:   Maria Rosa Battaggion, Università di Bergamo
 

Price Discrimination and the Hold-Up Problem: A Contribution to the Net-Neutrality Debate
By Dominik Grafenhofer; MPI for Research on Collective Goods
   Presented by: Dominik Grafenhofer, MPI for Research on Collective Goods
   Discussant:   Stephen Bruestle, University of Virginia
 

Mass and Elite in the Market for News: a Model with Heterogeneous Audience
By Maria Rosa Battaggion; Università di Bergamo
Alessandro Vaglio; University of Bergamo
   Presented by: Maria Rosa Battaggion, Università di Bergamo
   Discussant:   Dominik Grafenhofer, MPI for Research on Collective Goods

  Session ID 96: Econometric Analysis of Auctions

Session Chair: Florian Englmaier, University of Konstanz
Date: March 18, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Location: Founders 312
 

Asymmetric Information in Oil and Gas Lease Auctions with a National Company
By Rafael Matoso; Petrobras
Marcelo Rezende; Federal Reserve Board
   Presented by: Marcelo Rezende, Federal Reserve Board
   Discussant:   Viplav Saini, Oberlin College
 

Determinants and Effects of Reserve Prices in Online Auctions
By Florian Englmaier; University of Konstanz
   Presented by: Florian Englmaier, University of Konstanz
   Discussant:   Joseph Podwol, NA
 

Efficacy of a Bidder Training Program: Lessons from LINC
By Dakshina De Silva; Lancaster University
Timothy Hubbard; Texas Tech University
Georgia Kosmopoulou; University of Oklahoma
   Presented by: Dakshina De Silva, Lancaster University
   Discussant:   Thayer Morrill, North Carolina State University
 

EXPLAINING PRICE DISPERSION IN ONLINE AUCTIONS WITH SIMPLE FRICTIONS
By Joseph Podwol; NA
Henry Schneider; Cornell University
   Presented by: Joseph Podwol, NA
   Discussant:   Hikmet Gunay, University of Manitoba
 

99 sessions, 347 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers
 
Index of Participants

Legend: C=chair, P=Presenter, D=Disscussant
#ParticipantRoles in Conference
2Adams, BrianP69
3Adams, ChristopherC14
4Agostini, ClaudioP80, D80
5Ahn, JaeBinP12, D10
6Alderighi, MarcoD79, P79
7Alexandrov, AlexeiD39, P39, D40, P40
8Allen, JasonD46, P46
9Alter, AmitayP52, D52, C52
10Anderson, BenjaminD48, P48
11Arvanitis, SpyrosC22, D22, P22
12Atalay, EnghinP74
13Atallah, GamalD62, P62
14Baba, YumikoD95, P95
15Bagchi, SutirthaP72
16Bako, BarnaD40, P40, P50, D50
17Balmaceda, FelipeD57, P56
18Balsmeier, BenjaminD64, P20, C19, D19, P19
19Banerjee, TannistaD18, P18, D15, P15
20Battaggion, Maria RosaP94, D94, C94
21Battisti, GiulianaD21, P24
22Bazdresch, SantiagoP84, D84, C84
23Böckers, VeitD5
24Bilotkach, VolodymyrD82, P82
25Blair, RogerD103, P103
26Blume-Kohout, MargaretP16, D21
27Bolt, WilkoP43, D43, C43
28Boom, AnetteC28, P28, D30
29Borzekowski, RonD67
30Boulemia, AnissaP29, D28
31Boyer, KennethC78, D78, C79
32Brennan, TimothyC29, D29, P30
33Bridgman, BenjaminC11, D11, P11
34Brown, JenniferD66, C61, P60
35Brown, DavidD74
36Brown, JohnC47, D47, P47
37Brown, AbigailD47, P47
38Bruestle, StephenP94, D94
39Buehler, StefanD11, C30, P10
40Burghardt, DirkP74
41Byrne, DavidP36, D55
42Campbell, JamesD16, P66
43Cao, WenP41, D42
44Carbó-Valverde, SantiagoD44, P44
45Carey, ColleenC15, D15, P15, D14
46Carrillo, PaulD71
47Castaneda, MarcoP13, D13
48Castilla, CarolinaD27, P27
49Castillo, MarcoD71
50Cellini, RobertoP84, D84
51Chan, JasonP73
52Chang, Yang-MingD48, P48
53Chao, YongD49, P49
54Chen, JihuiD36, P85
55Chen, YutianP50, D50
56Chen, ZhijunP101
57Chesnes, MatthewD29, P30
58Ching, AndrewD61, D14, P14
59Chiou, LesleyP66, D61
60Choi, Chi-YoungP42, D89
61Christin, ClémenceP50, D50, C50
62Chu, SeanD46, P46
63Chu, hyo-younP69
64Claussen, JoergD92, P92
65Colombo, StefanoC9, D9, P9
66Corts, KennethD77, D65, D104, P104
67Creane, AnthonyP59
68Czarnitzki, DirkC16, P16, D23
69da Graca, TarcisioP59, D55
70Dai, MianD33, P14
71Dana, JamesC68, D81, P35, D35, C35
72de Castro, LucianoD95, P95
73de Corniere, AlexandreP77
74De Loecker, JanP3, D88
75de Nijs, RomainP35, D35
76De Silva, DakshinaD90, P96
77DeGraba, PatrickD77
78Di Vita, GiuseppeD16, C23, D23, P23, P23
79Dinlersoz, EminD22, D21, P24, C24
80Dubrovinsky, MatiP78, D60
81Duchene, AnneD53, P52
82DURRMEYER, IsisP76
83Dutta, PriyaD9, P9
84Ecer, SencerD102, P102
85Economides, NicholasC73, C86, P86, D66
86Eizenberg, AlonP3, D90, C90
87Elizalde, JavierP31, D31
88Englmaier, FlorianD98, P96, C96
89Escobari, DiegoC81, D81, P81
90Espinola-Arredondo, AnaP4, D6
91Fabrizi, SimonaD57, P56
92Fahn, MatthiasD46, P46
93Falk, MartinD33, P33
94Farina, TatianaD3, P90
95Farina, ElizabethP28, D30
96Farrell, JosephC77, P105
97Feinberg, RobertD67, C12, P12, D10
98Fernandes, AnaD12, P12
99Filistrucchi, LapoD91, P91
100Finger, StephenC4, P4, C5, D5
101Froeb, LukeP63, D32, C32
102Fukui, TaniP11, D12
103Fusaro, MarcC45, D45, P45
104Gaggero, AlbertoP80, D80
105Galasso, AlbertoP64, C20, D19
106Gale, IanD76
107Ganglmair, BernhardC103, D103, P103
108Garmon, ChristopherD18, P18, C13
109Gautier, AxelD6, P31
110Gayle, PhilipC82, D82, P82
111Günster, AndreaD103, P103
112George, LisaD72, C91, D91, P91
113Gil, RicardC51, D51, P51
114Gilpatric, ScottD98, P98
115Goldfarb, BrentD67, D64
116Goreyko, NadezhdaP101
117Grafenhofer, DominikP94, D94
118Grajzl, PeterD4, P6
119Greenfield, DanielP81
120Greenstein, ShaneD73, C66
121Grieco, PaulD3, P88
122Grilli, LucaP64
123Gunay, HikmetP97, D96
124Haan, MarcoD59, P55
125Hagiu, AndreiD86, P87
126Hammond, RobertP92
127Han, Sang PilD93, P93
128Hanazono, MakotoD59, P58
129Hansen, StephenP50, D50
130Harrison, TeresaD70, C18, D33, P33
131Hauge, JaniceD79, P79
132Hawkins, JennyD49, P49
133Hefti, AndreasD59, P58
134Heger, DianaP16, D23
135Heyes, AnthonyD4, P6
136Hickman, BrentP98, D97
137Hiller, ScottP72
138Hinloopen, JeroenD101, D26, P26
139Ho, Chun-YuP43, D43
140Hossain, TanjimD25, P25
141Huang, Ching-ID93, P93
142Hueschelrath, KaiP85, D100, P100
143Huff, NancyP76
144Huse, CristianD78, P78
145Huynh, KimP43, D43
146Hviid, MortenP35, D35
147Hyatt, HenryD17, P17
148Ikizler, DevrimD44, P44
149Ishihara, MasakazuD3, P90
150Jarmin, RonC74
151Jaumandreu, JordiD65, P90
152Jeitschko, ThomasD77, P65
153Jeon, KiyongP67
154Jerbashian, VahagnP9
155Jha, AkshayaP68
156JIANG, LAIP68
157Jiao, QianC57, D56, P56
158Jin, GingerC70, P2, D61, P60
159Jindapon, PaanP57, C56, D56
160Kee, Hiau LooiD69
161Kim, Jin-HyukD54, P53
162Kim, HeekyungP71
163Klein, TobiasD63, P63
164Klein, ChristopherD87, C87, P24
165Koch, ThomasD2, P60
166Kosmopoulou, GeorgiaD76, D98, P98, C95
167Kosova, RenataD51, P51
168Koulayev, SergeiP41, D42
169Kouris, IanaP77
170Kuhn, Kai-UweP105
171Kwoka, JohnC76, P80, D80
172Lafontaine, FrancineC72, C64
173Larsen, BradleyP76
174Lebrun, BernardD95, P97, C97
175Lehar, AlfredC41, D41, P42
176Lewis, MatthewC36, D36, P36, D66, C37
177Li, ShanjunP29, D78, D28
178Li, JinC53, P53, D52
179Lin, MingfengD2, P61
180Lin, HaizhenP61, D14, P14
181Linn, JoshuaD76
182Lippert, SteffenP31, D31
183LIU, ZHEND27, P27
184Liu, QihongP38, D38
185Liu, YuHsiP73
186Loertscher, SimonD54, P52
187Loginova, OksanaD39, P39
188Lopes Bento, CindyD20, P20, D19, P19
189Lotti, FrancescaP22, C17, D17
190Lu, SusanD66, P60
191Lubensky, DmitryC49, D49, P49
192Luca, MichaelD73, P2, D61, C60
193Luo, ZijunP69
194Lyons, BruceD5, P44
195Magesan, ArvindD15, P15
196Maican, FlorinD90, P88
197Majure, RobertP105
198Mansilla-Fernández, José ManuelP67
199Mantovani, AndreaD48, P48
200Manuszak, MarkD69
201Martin, StephenP100
202Masten, ScottC6, D6, P6
203Mayo, JohnD68
204McCallum, AndrewP74
205Mehta, NiravD86, P24
206Meraglia, SimoneD54, P54
207Miao, Chun-HuiC58, D58, P58
208Mimra, WandaC59, P58, D55
209Mizuno, KeizoP31, D31, C31
210Moita, RodrigoP32, D32
211Molnar, JozsefP78
212Moraga-Gonzalez, Jose L.P38, D38
213Morrill, ThayerP98, D96
214Mueller, AndreaP5
215Mueller, KathrinD82, P82
216Mullin, WallaceD70, C85, D85
217Munoz-Garcia, FelixP57, D56
218Muraviev, IgorD83, P83
219Nakabayashi, JunP95, D97
220Narita, RenataD4, P5
221Nasr Esfahani, NikroozP77
222Newberry, PeterP68
223Ng, Chen FengD41, P42
224Ng, JustinP67
225Nicolini, MarcellaD29, P30
226Niedermayer, AndrasP41, C42, D42
227Noton, CarlosD51, P51
228O'Connor, JasonD20, P19
229Okamuro, HiroyukiP20, D19
230Oliveira, AlessandroD85, P85
231Orth, MatildaD33, P32
232Osborne, MatthewD68, D59, D58, P55
233Ozcan, YasinP65
234Ozcan, RasimD47, P47
235Ozdagli, AliP87
236Pagel, BeatriceC62, D62, P62, C63
237Pai, VivekD81, P81
238Patel, ElenaP70
239Peeters, ThomasC83, D83, P83
240Pereira, PedroD104, P104
241Peters, BettinaD23, P23
242Pillai, UnnikrishnanP29, D28
243Pittman, RussellC101, D102
244Podwol, JosephP96, D96
245Powers, NicholasD82, P82
246Prager, RobinD67, C44, D44
247Prieger, JamesC33, P33, D32
248Prince, JeffreyD73, C93, D93, P93
249Pugsley, BenjaminP64
250Puller, StevenD68, D81, P81, P28, D30
251Raith, MichaelP59, D64
252Ramanarayanan, SubramaniamC2, P2, D60
253Ramirez, StefanieP67
254Rasch, AlexanderC25, D25, P25
255Rau, HolgerC26, D26, P26
256Ray Chaudhuri, AmritaD26, P26
257Redkina, AnastasiyaD101, P102
258Reitman, DavidP101, C100, D100
259Rezende, LeonardoD78, P78
260Rezende, MarceloD45, P45, D98, P96
261Rhodes, AndrewP35, D35
262Rivers, DavidD3, P88
263Roberts, MarkC69, P3, D88, C88
264Rojas, ChristianD70, P89, D89
265Romahn, AndreD102, P102
266Roth, BenjaminP71
267Roy, SantanuP59, D58, C55
268Ruebeck, ChristopherP84, D84
269Rupp, NicholasP80, D80, C80
270Sahni, NavdeepP73
271Saini, ViplavD96
272Salim, ClaudiaD53, P53
273Sallstrom Matthews, SusannaC40, D40, P40
274Santalo, JuanD41, P42
275Sapozhnikov, MargaritaD2, P66
276Schmalensee, RichardC67
277Schneider, HenryD73, D25, P25
278Schoonbeek, LambertD26, P26
279Schwartz, MariusP105
280Seiler, StephanD36, P14, P55
281Seker, MuratD20, P19
282Sengupta, AditiD58, P57
283Serfes, KonstantinosD65, D17, P9
284Sertsios, GiorgoD51, P51
285Shapiro, AdamD68, P13, D13
286Shastitko, AndreyD83, P83
287Shen, CaixiaD63, P63
288Sheu, GloriaC102, D102, P102
289Shi, XianwenD65, P65
290Shin, DongsooC48, D48, P48
291SIBAILLY, IdrissaP4, D31
292Sicotte, RichardD85, P85
293Sivadasan, JagadeeshD64
294Snyder, ChristopherC71, C46, D46, P46, C92, D92, P92
295Soetevent, AdriaanP41, D42
296SOKULLU, SenayD91, P91
297Sonenshine, RalphP11, D10
298Sovinsky, MichelleP61, D60
299Stahl, JessicaD87
300Stevens, JohnD74
301Stith, SarahP70
302Sun, YutecP68
303Suppliet, MoritzD18, P18
304Tappata, MarianoP38, D38, C38
305Thomas, CharlesD72, P97, D97
306Tombak, MihkelP13, D13
307Toole, AndrewP21, D24
308Tregouet, ThomasP39, D37
309Trindade, AndreD41, P89
310Trombini, GiuliaP21, D24
311Turkay, EvsenD39, P39
312Uetake, KosukeP73
313Utar, HaleD12, C10, P10
314Vandekerckhove, JanD104, P104
315Vannoni, DavideP88, D88
316Vanormelingen, StijnP21, D24
317Varela, MauricioP32, D32
318Veiga, AndreP86, D87
319Virag, GaborP97, D97
320Volpe, RichardP89, D89, C89
321Waddams, CatherineD101, D28, P28
322Wagman, LiadP64, D57
323Waibel, ChristianP61, D60
324Wait, AndrewC54, P54, D52
325Wakamori, NaokiP43, D43
326Waldman, MichaelC65, P65, C104
327Wang, ZhongminD25, P25
328Wang, ZhuD69
329Ward, MichaelD71, D91, P91
330Warren, PatrickP54, D53
331Warzynski, FredericC3, P3, D88
332Watanabe, YasutoraD63, P32
333Waterson, MichaelP36, D85
334Wenzel, TobiasD45, P45
335White, LawrenceC105
336White, KirkD74, D22, P17
337Wildenbeest, MatthijsP55, D55
338Willington, ManuelD62, P63
339Wilson, NathanP52, D52
340Wilson, ChrisC27, D27, P27
341Wilson, WesleyD79, P79
342Woerter, MartinP22, C21, D21, P21, D24
343Wong, Chi Leung (Adam)D37, P37
344Woroch, Glenn A.D93, P93
345WOZNIAK, KRZYSZTOFP72
346Wright, JoshuaD72
347Wright, JulianC39, D39, P37
348Xiao, WeiP5
349Xie, JiaP71
350Yang, Hsiao-shanP33, D14
351Yang, HuanxingP38, D38
352Yao, ZhiyongP62, D63
353Yasar, MahmutD16, P23
354Ye, LixinD37, P37
355Zeithammer, RobertC98, D95, P95
356Zentner, AlejandroP66, D92
357Zhang, NanyunP17, D9
358Zhao, KaiD40, P40
359Zheng, XiaoyongD11, P10, P89, D89
360Zhou, YiyiP87
361Zhu, ChenP70

 

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