11th International Industrial Organization Conference

Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts

 
May 17, 2013
 
17:00 to 18:30Rising Stars Sessions, Time Block A
 
 
18:30 to 20:30Friday Evening Reception, Plaza Ballroom
 
 
 
May 18, 2013
 
08:15 to 10:05Parallel Sessions, Time Block B
 
 
10:20 to 12:10Parallel Sessions, Time Block C
 
 
12:20 to 14:15Luncheon and Keynote Address (Carl Shapiro, University of California at Berkeley) , Park Plaza Imperial Ballroom
 
 
14:30 to 16:20Parallel Sessions, Time Block D
 
 
16:35 to 18:25Parallel Sessions, Time Block E
 
 
18:30 to 20:00Saturday Evening Reception, Park Plaza Georgian Room
 
 
 
May 19, 2013
 
08:15 to 10:05Parallel Sessions, Time Block F
 
 
10:20 to 12:10Parallel Sessions, Time Block G
 
 

 

Program Notes and Index of Sessions

Rising Stars Sessions
Time Block A
May 17, 2013 17:00 to 18:30
 
Rising Star: Internet, Cabot Room
Rising Star: Regulation and Firm Decision Making, Charles River Room
Rising Star: Aircraft Markets, Beacon Hill Room
Rising Star: Innovation, Back Bay Room
Rising Star: Health Markets, Alcott Room
Rising Star: Antitrust, Mergers and Cartels, Cambridge Room
Rising Star: Behavioral IO, Constitution Room
Rising Star: Wholesale Electricity Markets, Franklin Room
Rising Star: Auctions, Stuart Room

Parallel Sessions
Time Block B
May 18, 2013 08:15 to 10:05
 
Cartels and Collusion I, Alcott Room
Safety and Quality Regulation, Back Bay Room
Behavioral IO: Theory and Experiments, Cabot Room
Energy Economics, Constitution Room
Theoretical Issues in Trade and FDI, Charles River Room
Online Platforms and E-Commerce: Economics and Organization (eBay sponsored sess..., Cambridge Room
Unconventional Vertical Contracts, Beacon Hill Room
Organization of Labor, Lexington Room
Contract Theory, Newbury Room
Industrial Organzation Issues in Financial Services, St. James Room
Innovation in Environmental Technologies, Stuart Room
Effects of Intellectual Property Policy I, Whittier Room
Auction Theory, Thoreau Room
Health Insurance and Provider Incentives, White Hill Room
Intellectual Property and Antitrust, Franklin Room
Pricing, Winthrop Room

Parallel Sessions
Time Block C
May 18, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
 
Entry and Deterrence in Pharmaceuticals, Back Bay Room
Cartels and Collusion 2, Alcott room
Access regulation and net neutrality, Lexington Room
Competition Across Markets, Beacon Hill Room
Innovation, Patents, and Antitrust (Google Sponsored session), Cabot Room
Telecommunications Markets, Charles River Room
Buyer Power, Constitution Room
Structural Entry Models, Franklin Room
Incentives and Organizations, Cambridge Room
Reputation, Newbury Room
Effects of Intellectual Property Policy II, St. James Room
Airlines, Stuart Room
Procurement, Thoreau Room
Antitrust Enforcement I, White Hall
Price Discrimination, Whittier Room
Aspects of market Performance in Oligopoly, Winthrop Room

Parallel Sessions
Time Block D
May 18, 2013 14:30 to 16:20
 
Market Power I, Alcott Room
Empirical Issues in Trade and FDI, Back Bay Room
Technology and Information (Microsoft sponsored session), Beacon Hill Room
Industrial Organization and Entrepreneurship (Kauffman Sponsored Session), Cambridge Room
Media Markets, Cabot Room
Vertical Contracts in High-Tech Industries, St. James Room
New Products, Entry and Market Structure, Charles River Room
Incentives and Firm Performance, Constitution Room
Search Behavior, Franklin Room
Causes and Consequences of the Financial Crisis, Whittier Room
Economic Impacts of Innovation, Newbury Room
Determinants of Innovation, Lexington Room
Electricity, Stuart Room
Auction Markets, Thoreau Room
Mergers and Merger Policy II, White Hill Room
Product Differentiation, Winthrop Room

Parallel Sessions
Time Block E
May 18, 2013 16:35 to 18:25
 
Market Power II, Back Bay Room
Organizational Structure, Beacon Hill Room
Empirical Models of Antitrust, Cabot Room
Product Choice and Differentiation, Lexington Room
Empirics of Networks and Platforms, Charles River Room
Information: Auctions and Bargaining, Alcott Room
The Role of Information in Financial Services Markets, Constitution Room
Technology Adoption, Franklin Room
Determinants of Firm Productivity, Whittier Room
Productivity and Strategic Interactions, Newbury Room
Vehicles, St. James Room
Structural Econometric Analysis of Auction Data, Stuart Room
Health Care Competition and Antitrust, White Hill Room
Non-Price Competition in Health Care, Thoreau Room
Doing IO at Leading 'Tech' Companies: A Roundtable Discussion, Cambridge Room
Consumer Search I, Winthrop Room

Parallel Sessions
Time Block F
May 19, 2013 08:15 to 10:05
 
Estimation & Applications of Dynamic Demand Models, Constitution Room
The role of Information in Large Markets - Empirical Evidence, Alcott Room
Regulatory Performance, Back Bay Room
Indicators of collusion, Beacon Hill Room
Vertical Relationships and Industry Dynamics, Cabot Room
Economics of Contracts, Cambridge Room
Platform Competition, Charles River Room
Investor Behavior, Franklin Room
Production Function Estimation, Lexington Room
Patenting Behavior and Implications, Newbury Room
Energy Pricing, St. James Room
Online and Electronic Auctions, Stuart Room
Market Structure and its Impacts in the Pharmaceutical Industry, Thoreau
Cartels and Cartel Policy, White Hill Room
Airline Pricing, Whittier Room
Competition in Online Markets, Winthrop Room

Parallel Sessions
Time Block G
May 19, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
 
Empirical Studies of Vertical Arrangements, Alcott Room
IO experiments, Back Bay Room
Price Regulation and Regulatory Institutions, Beacon Hill Room
Media & Advertising , Cabot Room
Price Effects of Mergers, Cambridge Room
Learning and Investing, Charles River Room
Bank Lending and Banking Relationships, Constitution Room
Estimation & Applications of Static Demand Models, Franklin Room
Firm Competition in Innovation, Newbury Room
Mergers and Merger Policy I, St. James Room
Antitrust Enforcement II, Stuart Room
Consumer Search II, Lexington Room
Pricing Dynamics, Thoreau Room
Empirical Studies of Pricing, White Hill Room
The Economics of Attention and Inattention, Winthrop Room

 

Summary of All Sessions

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Session
ID code
Date/TimeLocationTitlePapers
59May 17, 2013
17:00-18:30
Cabot Room Rising Star: Internet4
61May 17, 2013
17:00-18:30
Charles River Room Rising Star: Regulation and Firm Decision Making4
62May 17, 2013
17:00-18:30
Beacon Hill Room Rising Star: Aircraft Markets3
63May 17, 2013
17:00-18:30
Back Bay Room Rising Star: Innovation3
64May 17, 2013
17:00-18:30
Alcott Room Rising Star: Health Markets3
65May 17, 2013
17:00-18:30
Cambridge Room Rising Star: Antitrust, Mergers and Cartels4
66May 17, 2013
17:00-18:30
Constitution Room Rising Star: Behavioral IO3
67May 17, 2013
17:00-18:30
Franklin Room Rising Star: Wholesale Electricity Markets3
68May 17, 2013
17:00-18:30
Stuart Room Rising Star: Auctions4
7May 18, 2013
8:15-10:05
Alcott Room Cartels and Collusion I4
12May 18, 2013
8:15-10:05
Back Bay Room Safety and Quality Regulation3
16May 18, 2013
8:15-10:05
Cabot Room Behavioral IO: Theory and Experiments4
18May 18, 2013
8:15-10:05
Constitution Room Energy Economics4
19May 18, 2013
8:15-10:05
Charles River Room Theoretical Issues in Trade and FDI4
24May 18, 2013
8:15-10:05
Cambridge Room Online Platforms and E-Commerce: Economics and Organization (eBay sponsored session)4
31May 18, 2013
8:15-10:05
Beacon Hill Room Unconventional Vertical Contracts4
40May 18, 2013
8:15-10:05
Lexington Room Organization of Labor4
46May 18, 2013
8:15-10:05
Newbury Room Contract Theory4
55May 18, 2013
8:15-10:05
St. James Room Industrial Organzation Issues in Financial Services4
70May 18, 2013
8:15-10:05
Stuart Room Innovation in Environmental Technologies3
71May 18, 2013
8:15-10:05
Whittier Room Effects of Intellectual Property Policy I4
83May 18, 2013
8:15-10:05
Thoreau Room Auction Theory4
88May 18, 2013
8:15-10:05
White Hill Room Health Insurance and Provider Incentives4
95May 18, 2013
8:15-10:05
Franklin Room Intellectual Property and Antitrust3
106May 18, 2013
8:15-10:05
Winthrop Room Pricing4
2May 18, 2013
10:20-12:10
Back Bay Room Entry and Deterrence in Pharmaceuticals4
8May 18, 2013
10:20-12:10
Alcott room Cartels and Collusion 24
11May 18, 2013
10:20-12:10
Lexington Room Access regulation and net neutrality4
20May 18, 2013
10:20-12:10
Beacon Hill Room Competition Across Markets3
22May 18, 2013
10:20-12:10
Cabot Room Innovation, Patents, and Antitrust (Google Sponsored session)4
26May 18, 2013
10:20-12:10
Charles River Room Telecommunications Markets3
30May 18, 2013
10:20-12:10
Constitution Room Buyer Power4
34May 18, 2013
10:20-12:10
Franklin Room Structural Entry Models4
42May 18, 2013
10:20-12:10
Cambridge Room Incentives and Organizations4
47May 18, 2013
10:20-12:10
Newbury Room Reputation4
72May 18, 2013
10:20-12:10
St. James Room Effects of Intellectual Property Policy II4
79May 18, 2013
10:20-12:10
Stuart Room Airlines4
84May 18, 2013
10:20-12:10
Thoreau Room Procurement4
96May 18, 2013
10:20-12:10
White Hall Antitrust Enforcement I4
102May 18, 2013
10:20-12:10
Whittier Room Price Discrimination4
108May 18, 2013
10:20-12:10
Winthrop Room Aspects of market Performance in Oligopoly4
9May 18, 2013
14:30-16:20
Alcott Room Market Power I4
21May 18, 2013
14:30-16:20
Back Bay Room Empirical Issues in Trade and FDI4
23May 18, 2013
14:30-16:20
Beacon Hill Room Technology and Information (Microsoft sponsored session)4
25May 18, 2013
14:30-16:20
Cambridge Room Industrial Organization and Entrepreneurship (Kauffman Sponsored Session)4
27May 18, 2013
14:30-16:20
Cabot Room Media Markets4
29May 18, 2013
14:30-16:20
St. James Room Vertical Contracts in High-Tech Industries4
35May 18, 2013
14:30-16:20
Charles River Room New Products, Entry and Market Structure4
41May 18, 2013
14:30-16:20
Constitution Room Incentives and Firm Performance3
48May 18, 2013
14:30-16:20
Franklin Room Search Behavior4
51May 18, 2013
14:30-16:20
Whittier Room Causes and Consequences of the Financial Crisis4
73May 18, 2013
14:30-16:20
Newbury Room Economic Impacts of Innovation4
76May 18, 2013
14:30-16:20
Lexington Room Determinants of Innovation4
80May 18, 2013
14:30-16:20
Stuart Room Electricity4
85May 18, 2013
14:30-16:20
Thoreau Room Auction Markets4
94May 18, 2013
14:30-16:20
White Hill Room Mergers and Merger Policy II4
101May 18, 2013
14:30-16:20
Winthrop Room Product Differentiation4
98May 18, 2013
16:35-18:25
Cambridge Room Doing IO at Leading 'Tech' Companies: A Roundtable Discussion0
10May 18, 2013
16:35-18:25
Back Bay Room Market Power II4
32May 18, 2013
16:35-18:25
Beacon Hill Room Organizational Structure3
36May 18, 2013
16:35-18:25
Cabot Room Empirical Models of Antitrust4
43May 18, 2013
16:35-18:25
Lexington Room Product Choice and Differentiation4
44May 18, 2013
16:35-18:25
Charles River Room Empirics of Networks and Platforms4
49May 18, 2013
16:35-18:25
Alcott Room Information: Auctions and Bargaining4
52May 18, 2013
16:35-18:25
Constitution Room The Role of Information in Financial Services Markets4
74May 18, 2013
16:35-18:25
Franklin Room Technology Adoption3
75May 18, 2013
16:35-18:25
Whittier Room Determinants of Firm Productivity4
78May 18, 2013
16:35-18:25
Newbury Room Productivity and Strategic Interactions4
81May 18, 2013
16:35-18:25
St. James Room Vehicles4
86May 18, 2013
16:35-18:25
Stuart Room Structural Econometric Analysis of Auction Data4
89May 18, 2013
16:35-18:25
White Hill Room Health Care Competition and Antitrust4
90May 18, 2013
16:35-18:25
Thoreau Room Non-Price Competition in Health Care4
99May 18, 2013
16:35-18:25
Winthrop Room Consumer Search I4
3May 19, 2013
8:15-10:05
Constitution Room Estimation & Applications of Dynamic Demand Models4
5May 19, 2013
8:15-10:05
Alcott Room The role of Information in Large Markets - Empirical Evidence4
13May 19, 2013
8:15-10:05
Back Bay Room Regulatory Performance3
14May 19, 2013
8:15-10:05
Beacon Hill Room Indicators of collusion4
37May 19, 2013
8:15-10:05
Cabot Room Vertical Relationships and Industry Dynamics4
39May 19, 2013
8:15-10:05
Cambridge Room Economics of Contracts4
45May 19, 2013
8:15-10:05
Charles River Room Platform Competition4
53May 19, 2013
8:15-10:05
Franklin Room Investor Behavior3
57May 19, 2013
8:15-10:05
Lexington Room Production Function Estimation4
77May 19, 2013
8:15-10:05
Newbury Room Patenting Behavior and Implications4
82May 19, 2013
8:15-10:05
St. James Room Energy Pricing4
87May 19, 2013
8:15-10:05
Stuart Room Online and Electronic Auctions4
91May 19, 2013
8:15-10:05
Thoreau Market Structure and its Impacts in the Pharmaceutical Industry4
92May 19, 2013
8:15-10:05
White Hill Room Cartels and Cartel Policy3
103May 19, 2013
8:15-10:05
Whittier Room Airline Pricing3
105May 19, 2013
8:15-10:05
Winthrop Room Competition in Online Markets4
6May 19, 2013
10:20-12:10
Alcott Room Empirical Studies of Vertical Arrangements4
15May 19, 2013
10:20-12:10
Back Bay Room IO experiments4
17May 19, 2013
10:20-12:10
Beacon Hill Room Price Regulation and Regulatory Institutions3
28May 19, 2013
10:20-12:10
Cabot Room Media & Advertising 5
38May 19, 2013
10:20-12:10
Cambridge Room Price Effects of Mergers4
50May 19, 2013
10:20-12:10
Charles River Room Learning and Investing4
54May 19, 2013
10:20-12:10
Constitution Room Bank Lending and Banking Relationships3
56May 19, 2013
10:20-12:10
Franklin Room Estimation & Applications of Static Demand Models4
69May 19, 2013
10:20-12:10
Newbury Room Firm Competition in Innovation4
93May 19, 2013
10:20-12:10
St. James Room Mergers and Merger Policy I4
97May 19, 2013
10:20-12:10
Stuart Room Antitrust Enforcement II3
100May 19, 2013
10:20-12:10
Lexington Room Consumer Search II4
104May 19, 2013
10:20-12:10
Thoreau Room Pricing Dynamics4
107May 19, 2013
10:20-12:10
White Hill Room Empirical Studies of Pricing4
109May 19, 2013
10:20-12:10
Winthrop Room The Economics of Attention and Inattention3
 

104 sessions, 392 papers, and 3 presentations with no associated papers


 

11th International Industrial Organization Conference

Detailed List of Sessions

                                                                                                                                                                                                                
 
Session ID 59: Rising Star: Internet
May 17, 2013 17:00 to 18:30
Cabot Room
 
Session Chair: Shane Greenstein, Northwestern University
 

Net Neutrality, Foreclosure and the Fast Lane: An empirical study of the UK
By Laura Nurski; Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
   Presented by: Laura Nurski, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
   Discussant:   Ben Shiller, Brandeis University
 

Centrality and Content Creation in Networks - The Case of German Wikipedia
By Michael Kummer; Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
Marianne Saam; Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
Iassen Halatchliyski; Knowledge Media Research Center (IWM-KMRC)
George Giorgidze; University of Tübingen
   Presented by: Michael Kummer, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
   Discussant:   Byungcheol Kim, Georgia Institute of Technology
 

Bundling and Nonlinear Pricing in Telecommunications
By Yao Luo; Pennsylvania State University
   Presented by: Yao Luo, Pennsylvania State University
   Discussant:   John Mayo, Georgetown University
 

The Impact of Privacy Policy on the Auction Market for Online Display Advertising
By Garrett Johnson; Northwestern University
   Presented by: Garrett Johnson, Northwestern University
   Discussant:   Jeffrey Prince, Kelley School of Business, Indiana Unive
 
Session ID 61: Rising Star: Regulation and Firm Decision Making
May 17, 2013 17:00 to 18:30
Charles River Room
 
Session Chair: Kenneth Boyer, Michigan State University
 

Where Do Automotive Suppliers Locate and Why?
By Ted Rosenbaum; Yale University
   Presented by: Ted Rosenbaum, Yale University
   Discussant:   Allan Collard-Wexler, New York University
 

The Advertising Split in Vertical Relationships: A Structural Empirical Model of Automobile Retailing
By Charles Murry; University of Virginia
   Presented by: Charles Murry, University of Virginia
   Discussant:   Stephen Ryan, University of Texas at Austin
 

Behavioral Responses to Increased Household Fuel Economy: Regression Discontinuity Evidence
By Jeremy West; Texas A&M University
Steven Puller; Texas A&M University
   Presented by: Jeremy West, Texas A&M University
   Discussant:   Joshua Linn, Resources for the Future
 

Size-dependent Regulation, Capital-Labor Substitution and Aggregate Productivity
By gabriel smagghue; sciences po paris
   Presented by: gabriel smagghue, sciences po paris
   Discussant:   Jordi Jaumandreu, Boston University
 
Session ID 62: Rising Star: Aircraft Markets
May 17, 2013 17:00 to 18:30
Beacon Hill Room
 
Session Chair: Francine Lafontaine, University of Michigan
 

Strategic responses to used-goods markets: Airbus and Boeing since 1997
By Myongjin Kim; Boston University
   Presented by: Myongjin Kim, Boston University
   Discussant:   Brian McManus, University of North Carolina
 

The Relevance of Describability in the Performance of Defense Acquisition Contracts
By Michael Walker; University of Oklahoma
   Presented by: Michael Walker, University of Oklahoma
   Discussant:   Nicholas Rupp, East Carolina University
 

Estimating Dynamic Merger Efficiencies with an Application to the 1997 Boeing-McDonnell Douglas Merger
By Wei Zhao; Johns Hopkins University
   Presented by: Wei Zhao, Johns Hopkins University
   Discussant:   Matthew Osborne, US Department of Commerce
 
Session ID 63: Rising Star: Innovation
May 17, 2013 17:00 to 18:30
Back Bay Room
 
Session Chair: Carl Shapiro, University of California
 

Acquisitions IPOs and Internal R&D
By Yasin Ozcan; Northwestern University
   Presented by: Yasin Ozcan, Northwestern University
   Discussant:   Nathan Wilson, Federal Trade Commission
 

Competition, Syndication and Entry in the Venture Capital Market
By Suting Hong; Drexel University
   Presented by: Suting Hong, Drexel University
   Discussant:   Ying Fan, University of Michigan
 

Closeness to the Frontier and Technological Change - Evidence from the Computer Games Industry
By Christian Essling; ifo Institute for Economic Research
   Presented by: Christian Essling, ifo Institute for Economic Research
   Discussant:   Ricard Gil, Johns Hopkins University
 
Session ID 64: Rising Star: Health Markets
May 17, 2013 17:00 to 18:30
Alcott Room
 
Session Chair: Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College
 

Market Incentives and Pricing Behavior in Health Insurance
By Yiyan Liu; University of Maryland, College Park
   Presented by: Yiyan Liu, University of Maryland, College Park
   Discussant:   Thomas Koch, Federal Trade Commission
 

The Impact of Horizontal Mergers on Plan Premiums and Drug Formularies in Medicare Part D
By Anna Chorniy; Clemson University
Daniel Miller; Clemson University
Tilan Tang; Clemson University
   Presented by: Anna Chorniy, Clemson University
   Discussant:   Matthew Chesnes, Federal Trade Commission
 

Private Experience and Observational Learning in Pharmaceutical Demand
By Tanja Saxell; University of Helsinki/Government Institute for Economic Research
   Presented by: Tanja Saxell, University of Helsinki/Government Institute for Economic Research
   Discussant:   Sean Chu, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
 
Session ID 65: Rising Star: Antitrust, Mergers and Cartels
May 17, 2013 17:00 to 18:30
Cambridge Room
 
Session Chair: Joseph Harrington, Johns Hopkins University
 

Anticipated Entry and Entry Deterrence: Evidence from the American Casino Industry
By J. Cookson; University of Chicago
   Presented by: J. Cookson, University of Chicago
   Discussant:   Robert Feinberg, American University
 

Measuring Merger Cost Effects: Evidence from a Dynamic Structural Econometric Model
By Philip Gayle; Kansas State University
Huubinh Le; Kansas State University
   Presented by: Huubinh Le, Kansas State University
   Discussant:   Arie Beresteanu, University of Pittsburgh
 

Heterogeneity of Penalties and Private Information
By Catarina Marvao; Trinity College Dublin
   Presented by: Catarina Marvao, Trinity College Dublin
   Discussant:   Wallace Mullin, George Washington University
 

Airline Competition and Airline-Airport Agreements in the San Francisco Bay Area
By Miguel Angel Alcobendas; Toulouse University
   Presented by: Miguel Angel Alcobendas, Toulouse University
   Discussant:   Nathan Miller, Department of Justice
 
Session ID 66: Rising Star: Behavioral IO
May 17, 2013 17:00 to 18:30
Constitution Room
 
Session Chair: David Laibson, Harvard University
 

Time Inconsistency and Alcohol Sales Restrictions
By Marit Hinnosaar; Northwestern University
   Presented by: Marit Hinnosaar, Northwestern University
   Discussant:   Jeffrey Miron, Department of Economics
 

Drip Pricing When Consumers Have Limited Foresight: Evidence from Driving School Fees
By David Muir; University of Pennsylvania
Katja Seim; University of Pennsylvania
Maria Ana Vitorino; University of Minnesota
   Presented by: David Muir, University of Pennsylvania
   Discussant:   Michael Grubb, MIT
 

Bailing On The Car That Wasn't Bailed Out: Explaining Consumer Reactions to Financial Distress
By Nikita Koptyug; Stockholm School of Economics
Cristian Huse; Stockholm School of Economics
   Presented by: Nikita Koptyug, Stockholm School of Economics
   Discussant:   Leonard Nakamura, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
 
Session ID 67: Rising Star: Wholesale Electricity Markets
May 17, 2013 17:00 to 18:30
Franklin Room
 
Session Chair: John Kwoka, Northeastern University
 

The Evolution of the Market for Wholesale Power
By Andrew Butters; Kellogg School of Management
Daniel F Spulber; Kellogg School of Management
   Presented by: Andrew Butters, Kellogg School of Management
   Discussant:   Erin Mansur, Dartmouth College
 

Virtual Bidders and Financial Transmission Rights in the MISO Electricity Market
By John Birge
Ali Hortacsu; University of Chicago
Ignacia Mercadal; University of Chicago
Michael Pavlin; Wilfrid Laurier University
   Presented by: Ignacia Mercadal, University of Chicago
   Discussant:   Mar Reguant, Stanford
 

Optimal Renewable Energy Subsidy and Wind Energy Investment in Electricity Markets
By Wichsinee Wibulpolprasert; Stanford University, Graduate Student
   Presented by: Wichsinee Wibulpolprasert, Stanford University, Graduate Student
   Discussant:   Kenneth Gillingham, Yale University
 
Session ID 68: Rising Star: Auctions
May 17, 2013 17:00 to 18:30
Stuart Room
 
Session Chair: Steven Tadelis, University of California Berkeley and eBay
 

The ADOT Procurement Auctions during the Economic Crisis
By Leila Asgari; University of Arizona
   Presented by: Leila Asgari, University of Arizona
   Discussant:   Frank Scott, University of Kentucky
 

Auctions as Appraisal Mechanisms: Seller Behavior in eBay Auctions
By Jafar Olimov; Ohio State University
   Presented by: Jafar Olimov, Ohio State University
   Discussant:   Pai-Ling Yin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 

The Seller's Listing Strategy in Online Auctions: Evidence from eBay
By Kong-Pin Chen; Academia Sinica
Yu-Sheng Liu; Academia Sinica
Ya-Ting Yu; National Central University
   Presented by: Ya-Ting Yu, National Central University
   Discussant:   Jennifer Brown, Kellogg School of Management
 

The Effect of Discretion on Procurement Performance
By Decio Coviello; HEC Montreal
Andrea Guglielmo; University of Wisconsin-Madison
Giancarlo Spagnolo; Stockholm School of Economics-SITE
   Presented by: Andrea Guglielmo, University of Wisconsin-Madison
   Discussant:   Florian Englmaier, University of Würzburg
 
Session ID 7: Cartels and Collusion I
May 18, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Alcott Room
 
Session Chair: Christopher Conlon, Columbia University
 

Single Bidders and Tacit Collusion in Highway Procurement Auctions
By Frank Scott; University of Kentucky
   Presented by: Frank Scott, University of Kentucky
   Discussant:   Andrea Günster, ETH Zurich
 

A tip of the iceberg? The probability of catching cartels
By Peter Ormosi; University of East Anglia
   Presented by: Peter Ormosi, University of East Anglia
   Discussant:   Frank Scott, University of Kentucky
 

The Price of Liquor is Too Damn High: State Facilitated Collusion in Connecticut
By Christopher Conlon; Columbia University
Nirupama Rao; New York University
   Presented by: Christopher Conlon, Columbia University
   Discussant:   Peter Ormosi, University of East Anglia
 

The Financial Structure of International Cartels: Leverage, Cash Holdings and Corporate Governance
By Andrea Günster; ETH Zurich
Mathijs van Dijk; Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus
   Presented by: Andrea Günster, ETH Zurich
   Discussant:   Christopher Conlon, Columbia University
 
Session ID 12: Safety and Quality Regulation
May 18, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Back Bay Room
 
Session Chair: Romain Lestage, Telecom ParisTech
 

The Impact of Minimum Quality Standard Regulations on Nursing Home Staff Levels, Staff Composition, and Exit Decisions
By John Bowblis; Miami University
Andrew Ghattas; University of Iowa
   Presented by: John Bowblis, Miami University
   Discussant:   Elena Fumagalli, Politecnico di Milano
 

Consumer and Producer Responses to Front-of-Package Nutrition Labeling
By Rui Huang; University of Connecticut
Chen Zhu; University of Connecticut
   Presented by: Rui Huang, University of Connecticut
   Discussant:   Maria Arbatskaya, Emory University
 

Food Allergen Liability and Regulation When Consumer Label-Reading Effort Counts
By Maria Arbatskaya; Emory University
Maria Vyshnya Aslam; Emory University
   Presented by: Maria Arbatskaya, Emory University
   Discussant:   Romain Lestage, Telecom ParisTech
 
Session ID 16: Behavioral IO: Theory and Experiments
May 18, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Cabot Room
 
Session Chair: Nora Szech, University of Bamberg
 

Overconfidence, Imperfect Competition, and Evolution
By Karen Khachatryan; University of Durham and Stockholm School of Economics
   Presented by: Karen Khachatryan, University of Durham and Stockholm School of Economics
   Discussant:   Mariano Runco, Auburn University at Montgomery
 

What Model Best Describes Initial Choices in a Cournot Duopoly Experiment?
By Mariano Runco; Auburn University at Montgomery
   Presented by: Mariano Runco, Auburn University at Montgomery
   Discussant:   Tolga Yuret, Istanbul Technical University
 

Do Experts Know More About Soccer Betting?
By Tolga Yuret; Istanbul Technical University
   Presented by: Tolga Yuret, Istanbul Technical University
   Discussant:   Nora Szech, University of Bamberg
 

Morals and Markets
By Armin Falk; University of Bonn
Nora Szech; University of Bamberg
   Presented by: Nora Szech, University of Bamberg
   Discussant:   Karen Khachatryan, University of Durham and Stockholm School of Economics
 
Session ID 18: Energy Economics
May 18, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Constitution Room
 
Session Chair: Theodore Kury, University of Florida
 

Automakers Responses to Fuel Economy Standards
By Kenneth Gillingham; Yale University
   Presented by: Kenneth Gillingham, Yale University
 

CAFE Standards v. Cash-for-Clunkers: Which is Worse?
By Christopher Knittel; MIT
Meghan Busse; Northwestern
Florian Zettelmeyer; Northwestern University
   Presented by: Christopher Knittel, MIT
 

Vertical Position and Price Effects of Mergers in Electricity Markets
By Erin Mansur; Dartmouth College
James Bushnell; UC Davis
Frank Wolak; Stanford University
   Presented by: Erin Mansur, Dartmouth College
 

Assessing Liability Rules for Electricity Distribution Outages
By Timothy Brennan; University of Maryland Baltimore County
   Presented by: Timothy Brennan, University of Maryland Baltimore County
 
Session ID 19: Theoretical Issues in Trade and FDI
May 18, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Charles River Room
 
Session Chair: Phillip McCalman, University of Melborne
 

FDI and Temporary or Permanent Immigration
By Dhimitri Qirjo; SUNY Plattsburgh
   Presented by: Dhimitri Qirjo, SUNY Plattsburgh
   Discussant:   Ruben Hernandez, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
 

Product Market Competition, Heterogeneous Firms,and the World Market for Corporate Assets
By Xinli Wang; Cornell University
   Presented by: Xinli Wang, Cornell University
   Discussant:   Hodaka Morita, University of New South Wales
 

'Super-Sizing' International Trade
By Phillip McCalman; University of Melborne
   Presented by: Phillip McCalman, University of Melborne
   Discussant:   Xinli Wang, Cornell University
 

Trade Liberalization and Aftermarket Services for Imports
By Hiroshi Mukunoki; Gakushuin University
Hodaka Morita; University of New South Wales
Jota Ishikawa; Hitotsubashi University
   Presented by: Hiroshi Mukunoki, Gakushuin University
   Discussant:   Mauricio Varela, University of Arizona
 
Session ID 24: Online Platforms and E-Commerce: Economics and Organization (eBay sponsored session)
May 18, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Cambridge Room
 
The Industrial Organization is grateful to eBay for sponsoring this special session on Online Platforms and E-Commerce. While eBay chose the topic for the session, all the papers in this special session, as well as the discussants and chair, have been selected in total independence by the program committee.
Session Chair: Marc Rysman, Boston University
 

Quality Certification, Competition, and Performance in an Online Marketplace
By Brian McManus; University of North Carolina
   Presented by: Brian McManus, University of North Carolina
   Discussant:   Mo Xiao, University of Arizona
 

The Value of Feedback: An Analysis of Reputation System
By Maryam Saeedi; The Ohio State University
Zeqian Shen; eBay Research
Neel Sundaresan; eBay Research
   Presented by: Maryam Saeedi, The Ohio State University
   Discussant:   Matthijs Wildenbeest, Indiana University
 

Is Sniping a Problem for Online Auction Markets? An Empirical Analysis
By Matthew Backus; Cornell University
Thomas Blake; eBay Research Labs
Dimitriy Masterov; eBay Research Labs
Steven Tadelis; University of California Berkeley and eBay
   Presented by: Dimitriy Masterov, eBay Research Labs
   Discussant:   Marc Rysman, Boston University
 

Losing to Win: Reputation Management of Online Sellers
By Ying Fan; University of Michigan
Jiandong Ju; Tsinghua University
Mo Xiao; University of Arizona
   Presented by: Mo Xiao, University of Arizona
   Discussant:   Gaston Llanes, Catholic University of Chile
 
Session ID 31: Unconventional Vertical Contracts
May 18, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Beacon Hill Room
 
Session Chair: Joao Montez, London Bussiness School
 

Economics of Collective Refusals to Supply
By Izak Atiyas; Sabanci University
Toker Doganoglu; University of Würzburg
Firat Inceoglu; University of Würzburg
   Presented by: Firat Inceoglu, University of Würzburg
   Discussant:   Joao Montez, London Bussiness School
 

All-Units Discount, Quantity Forcing, and Capacity Constraint
By Yong Chao; University of Louisville
Guofu Tan; Department of Economics
   Presented by: Yong Chao, University of Louisville
   Discussant:   clémence CHRISTIN, Université de Caen Basse Normandie
 

How buybacks eliminate opportunism in vertical contracting
By Joao Montez; London Bussiness School
   Presented by: Joao Montez, London Bussiness School
   Discussant:   Firat Inceoglu, University of Würzburg
 

Who produces private labels?
By Claire Chambolle; INRA
clémence CHRISTIN; Université de Caen Basse Normandie
Guy Meunier; Ecole Polytechnique
   Presented by: clémence CHRISTIN, Université de Caen Basse Normandie
   Discussant:   Yong Chao, University of Louisville
 
Session ID 40: Organization of Labor
May 18, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Lexington Room
 
Session Chair: birger wernerfelt, MIT
 

Career Experiences Replaced: Emergence of Japanese Internal Labor Markets
By Masaki Nakabayashi; The University of Tokyo
   Presented by: Masaki Nakabayashi, The University of Tokyo
   Discussant:   Bing YE, Zhejiang University
 

The Equilibrium Organization of Labor
By birger wernerfelt; MIT
   Presented by: birger wernerfelt, MIT
   Discussant:   Michael Rauh, Indiana University
 

Information Provision and Employment Relationship
By Bing YE; Zhejiang University
   Presented by: Bing YE, Zhejiang University
   Discussant:   birger wernerfelt, MIT
 

Incentives, employment, and the division of labor
By Michael Rauh; Indiana University
   Presented by: Michael Rauh, Indiana University
   Discussant:   Masaki Nakabayashi, The University of Tokyo
 
Session ID 46: Contract Theory
May 18, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Newbury Room
 
Session Chair: Ting Liu, Stony Brook University
 

Hidden Action or Hidden Information as the Outcome of Information Gathering
By Elisabetta Iossa; U. of Rome "Tor Vergata"
David Martimort; Paris School of Economics
   Presented by: Elisabetta Iossa, U. of Rome
   Discussant:   Bernhard Ganglmair, University of Texas at Dallas
 

Contracts Offered by Bureaucrats
By Fahad Khalil; University of Washington
Jacques Lawarree; University of Washington
Troy Scott; University of Washington
   Presented by: Fahad Khalil, University of Washington
   Discussant:   Elisabetta Iossa, U. of Rome
 

Vertical Relational Contracts and Trade Credit
By Marta Troya-Martinez; University of Oxford
   Presented by: Marta Troya-Martinez, University of Oxford
   Discussant:   Sean Chu, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
 

Signaling by an Expert
By Yuk-fai Fong; Hong Kong Univ of Science & Technology
Zhiyun Xu; University of Hong Kong
   Presented by: Zhiyun Xu, University of Hong Kong
   Discussant:   Ting Liu, Stony Brook University
 
Session ID 55: Industrial Organzation Issues in Financial Services
May 18, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
St. James Room
 
Session Chair: Till Stowasser, University of Wuerzburg
 

Competition in Bank-Provided Payment Services
By Wilko Bolt; De Nederlandsche Bank N.V.
David Humphrey; Florida State University
   Presented by: Wilko Bolt, De Nederlandsche Bank N.V.
   Discussant:   Zhu Wang, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
 

Cross-Sector Externalities and Price Cap Regulation: Learning from A Two-Sided Market
By Zhu Wang; Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
   Presented by: Zhu Wang, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
   Discussant:   Darren Filson, Claremont McKenna College
 

Determinants of Cross Border Merger Premia: A study of the Financial Services Industry
By Ralph Sonenshine; American University
   Presented by: Ralph Sonenshine, American University
   Discussant:   Till Stowasser, University of Wuerzburg
 

Does Bank Diversification Create Value?
By Darren Filson; Claremont McKenna College
   Presented by: Darren Filson, Claremont McKenna College
   Discussant:   Ralph Sonenshine, American University
 
Session ID 70: Innovation in Environmental Technologies
May 18, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Stuart Room
 
Session Chair: Pia Weiss, Nottingham University Business School
 

Sources of Technological Progress in the Solar Panel Industry
By Unnikrishnan Pillai; SUNY Albany
   Presented by: Unnikrishnan Pillai, SUNY Albany
   Discussant:   Pian Shu, Harvard Business School
 

Determinants of Green Innovation: The Impact of Internal and External Knowledge
By Tobias Stucki; ETH Zurich
Martin Woerter; ETH Zurich
   Presented by: Martin Woerter, ETH Zurich
   Discussant:   Vidya Atal, Montclair State University
 

Impact of climate change policy and external shocks on innovation in renewable energy technologies
By Pia Weiss; Nottingham University Business School
Dirk Ruebbelke; BC3
   Presented by: Pia Weiss, Nottingham University Business School
   Discussant:   Unnikrishnan Pillai, SUNY Albany
 
Session ID 71: Effects of Intellectual Property Policy I
May 18, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Whittier Room
 
Session Chair: Megan MacGarvie, Boston University School of Management
 

The Research Use Exemption from Patent Infringement and the Propensity to Patent
By Diana Heger; ZEW Mannheim
Alexandra Zaby; University of Tuebingen
   Presented by: Diana Heger, ZEW Mannheim
   Discussant:   Darlene Chisholm, Suffolk University
 

Dynamic R&D and the Timing of Policy Intervention in the Pharmaceutical Industry
By Yaroslav Kryukov; Carnegie-Mellon University
   Presented by: Yaroslav Kryukov, Carnegie-Mellon University
   Discussant:   Megan MacGarvie, Boston University School of Management
 

Peer Reviewed Prior Arts Pilot Program: Some Preliminary Results
By Jin-Hyuk Kim; University of Colorado at Boulder
Benjamin Mitra-Kahn; IP Australia
   Presented by: Jin-Hyuk Kim, University of Colorado at Boulder
   Discussant:   Alexandra Zaby, University of Tuebingen
 

Dead Poets' Property: The Copyright Act of 1814 and the Price of Books in the Romantic Period
By Megan MacGarvie; Boston University School of Management
Petra Moser; Stanford University
Xing Li; Stanford University
   Presented by: Megan MacGarvie, Boston University School of Management
   Discussant:   Aniruddha Bagchi, Kennesaw State University
 
Session ID 83: Auction Theory
May 18, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Thoreau Room
 
Session Chair: Maris Goldmanis, Royal Holloway, University of London
 

Optimal Contest Design with Prizes and Punishments under Incomplete Information
By Bin Liu; National University of Singapore
Jingfeng Lu; National University of Singapore
Ruqu Wang; Queen's University
Jun Zhang; Shanghai University of Finance and Econo
   Presented by: Jingfeng Lu, National University of Singapore
   Discussant:   Georgia Kosmopoulou, University of Oklahoma
 

Indicative Bidding in Auctions with Costly Entry
By Daniel Quint; University of Wisconsin
Kenneth Hendricks; University of Wisconsin Madison
   Presented by: Daniel Quint, University of Wisconsin
   Discussant:   Paulo Somaini, MIT
 

First-Price Auctions with Resale and Speculators
By Harrison Cheng; University of Southern California
guofu tan; Department of Economics
   Presented by: Harrison Cheng, University of Southern California
   Discussant:   Jingfeng Lu, National University of Singapore
 

Uncertainty, Flexibility and Market Entry
By Christian Essling; ifo Institute for Economic Research
   Presented by: Christian Essling, ifo Institute for Economic Research
   Discussant:   Jun Nakabayashi, Osaka University
 
Session ID 88: Health Insurance and Provider Incentives
May 18, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
White Hill Room
 
Session Chair: Thomas Buchmueller, University of Michigan
 

Health Insurance & Its Role in Spatially Diffusing Information: New Evidence from the Indian state of Karnataka
By Chirantan Chatterjee; IIM Bangalore
Radhika Joshi; IIM Bangalore
Neeraj Sood; University of Southern California
   Presented by: Chirantan Chatterjee, IIM Bangalore
   Discussant:   Thomas Koch, Federal Trade Commission
 

Physician Incentives and Treatment Choice
By Kevin Pflum; University of Alabama
   Presented by: Kevin Pflum, University of Alabama
   Discussant:   Thomas Buchmueller, University of Michigan
 

The Effect of Medicaid Payment Rates on Provider Participation and Access to Dental Care Among Children
By Thomas Buchmueller; University of Michigan
Sean Orzol; Mathematica Policy Research
Lara Shore-Sheppard; Williams College
   Presented by: Thomas Buchmueller, University of Michigan
   Discussant:   Kevin Pflum, University of Alabama
 

Dynamic Selection In Medical Insurance Markets
By Thomas Koch; Federal Trade Commission
   Presented by: Thomas Koch, Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Chirantan Chatterjee, IIM Bangalore
 
Session ID 95: Intellectual Property and Antitrust
May 18, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Franklin Room
 
Session Chair: Jay Pil Choi, University of New South Wales and MSU
 

Structural alternatives of Intellectual Property Rights Protection & Antitrust balancing
By Andrey Shastitko; Moscow Lomonossov State University
Alexander Kurdin; The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration
   Presented by: Alexander Kurdin, The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration
   Discussant:   Jay Pil Choi, University of New South Wales and MSU
 

Patent Pools, Litigation and Innovation
By Jay Pil Choi; University of New South Wales and MSU
Heiko Gerlach; University of Queensland
   Presented by: Jay Pil Choi, University of New South Wales and MSU
   Discussant:   Alexander Kurdin, The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration
 

The Welfare Implications of Patent Protection, Pricing, and Licensing in the Indian Oral Anti-Diabetic Drug Market
By Chirantan Chatterjee; Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
Kensuke Kubo; Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO
Viswanath Pingali; Indian Institute of Management
   Presented by: Kensuke Kubo, Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO
   Discussant:   maria letizia giorgetti, University of Milan
 
Session ID 106: Pricing
May 18, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Winthrop Room
 
Session Chair: James Dana, Northeastern University
 

Competition with Price-Dependent Preferences
By Matthew Nagler; The City College of New York
   Presented by: Matthew Nagler, The City College of New York
   Discussant:   Fei Li, University of Pennsylvania
 

Competitive Cross-Subsidization
By Zhijun Chen; UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND
Patrick Rey; Toulouse School of Economics
   Presented by: Zhijun Chen, UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND
   Discussant:   Brady Vaughan, Washington University
 

Comparative Price Signaling by a Multi-Product Monopolist
By Michael Baye; Kelley Business School, Indiana Univ.
Rick Harbaugh; Indiana University
   Presented by: Rick Harbaugh, Indiana University
   Discussant:   Fabian Herweg, University of Munich
 

The Welfare Effects of Regulating Third-Degree Price Discrimination in Linear-Demand Markets
By Yann Braouezec; IESEG School of Management
   Presented by: Yann Braouezec, IESEG School of Management
   Discussant:   Andrea Szabo, University of Houston
 
Session ID 2: Entry and Deterrence in Pharmaceuticals
May 18, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Back Bay Room
 
Session Chair: Farasat Bokhari, University of East Anglia
 

What is the price of pay-to-delay deals?
By Farasat Bokhari; University of East Anglia
   Presented by: Farasat Bokhari, University of East Anglia
   Discussant:   Anna Rita Bennato, Centre for Competition Policy - University of East Anglia
 

Pharmaceutical Innovation and Parallel Trade
By Anna Rita Bennato; Centre for Competition Policy - University of East Anglia
Tommaso Valletti; Imperial College London
   Presented by: Anna Rita Bennato, Centre for Competition Policy - University of East Anglia
   Discussant:   Brett Wendling, Federal Trade Commission
 

The Effect of Generic Drug Competition on Prices During the Hatch-Waxman 180-Day Exclusivity Period
By Luke Olson; Federal Trade Commission
Brett Wendling; Federal Trade Commission
   Presented by: Brett Wendling, Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Kensuke Kubo, Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO
 

Unveiling the effects of sunk costs: barrier to entry versus commitment
By maria letizia giorgetti; University of Milan
Gianni Amisano; European Central Bank
Maria Luisa Mancusi; Università Cattolica - Milano
   Presented by: maria letizia giorgetti, University of Milan
   Discussant:   Farasat Bokhari, University of East Anglia
 
Session ID 8: Cartels and Collusion 2
May 18, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Alcott room
 
Session Chair: Emilie Dargaud, University Lyon 2
 

Order of Moves and Tacit Collusion in Infinitely Repeated Contests
By Nicholas Shunda; University of Redlands
   Presented by: Nicholas Shunda, University of Redlands
   Discussant:   Lily Samkharadze, University of Mannheim
 

Hidden collusion by decentralization: firms' organization and antitrust policy
By Emilie Dargaud; University Lyon 2
Armel Jacques; Universite de La Reunion
   Presented by: Emilie Dargaud, University Lyon 2
   Discussant:   Alexander Rasch, University of Cologne
 

Tariffs, mixing, and collusion
By Alexander Rasch; University of Cologne
   Presented by: Alexander Rasch, University of Cologne
   Discussant:   Nicholas Shunda, University of Redlands
 

Buyer Resistance to Cartel Conduct
By Lily Samkharadze; University of Mannheim
   Presented by: Lily Samkharadze, University of Mannheim
   Discussant:   Emilie Dargaud, University Lyon 2
 
Session ID 11: Access regulation and net neutrality
May 18, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Lexington Room
 
Session Chair: John Bowblis, Miami University
 

Targeting Rivals: Moving from 'Whether' to 'Whom'"
By John Mayo; Georgetown University
   Presented by: John Mayo, Georgetown University
   Discussant:   Idrissa SIBAILLY, Ecole Polytechnique and CREST-LEI
 

Overusing Bypass under Asymmetric Access Regulation: The Effect of Strategic Investment
By Keizo Mizuno; Kwansei Gakuin University
Ichiro Yoshino; Nagoya University of Commerce and Business Administration
   Presented by: Keizo Mizuno, Kwansei Gakuin University
   Discussant:   Yann Braouezec, IESEG School of Management
 

Are Public Utility and Common Carrier Proper Constructs for What Happens Next?
By Mark Jamison; University of Florida
Janice Hauge; University of North Texas
   Presented by: Mark Jamison, University of Florida
   Discussant:   Magnus Söderberg, MINES, ParisTech
 

Net Neutrality and Access Regulation
By Romain Lestage; Telecom ParisTech
Marc Bourreau; Telecom ParisTech
   Presented by: Romain Lestage, Telecom ParisTech
   Discussant:   John Bowblis, Miami University
 
Session ID 20: Competition Across Markets
May 18, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Beacon Hill Room
 
Session Chair: Mauricio Varela, University of Arizona
 

Agglomeration and Markup
By Yi Lu; National University of Singapore
Zhigang Tao; University of Hong Kong
Linhui Yu; University of Hong Kong
   Presented by: Linhui Yu, University of Hong Kong
   Discussant:   Rodrigo Wagner, Tufts University
 

The Competitive Effect of Multimarket Contact
By Mauricio Varela; University of Arizona
Sarit Markovich; Northwestern University
Guy Arie; Northwestern University
   Presented by: Mauricio Varela, University of Arizona
   Discussant:   Phillip McCalman, University of Melborne
 

Endogenous mergers and trade liberalization
By Amrita Ray Chaudhuri; University of Winnipeg
   Presented by: Amrita Ray Chaudhuri, University of Winnipeg
   Discussant:   Dhimitri Qirjo, SUNY Plattsburgh
 
Session ID 22: Innovation, Patents, and Antitrust (Google Sponsored session)
May 18, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Cabot Room
 
The Industrial Organization is grateful to Google for sponsoring this special session on Innovation, Patents and Antitrust. While Google chose the topic for the session, all the papers in this special session, as well as the discussants and chair, have been selected in total independence by the program committee.
Session Chair: Shane Greenstein, Northwestern University
 

In Defense of Trusts: R&D Cooperation in Global Perspective
By Jeroen Hinloopen; University of Amsterdam
Grega Smrkolj; University of Amsterdam
Florian Wagener; University of Amsterdam
   Presented by: Grega Smrkolj, University of Amsterdam
   Discussant:   Shane Greenstein, Northwestern University
 

EX-ANTE AGREEMENTS IN STANDARD SETTING AND PATENT POOL FORMATION
By Gaston Llanes; Catholic University of Chile
Joaquin Poblete; London School of Economics and Catholic U. of Chile
   Presented by: Gaston Llanes, Catholic University of Chile
   Discussant:   Grega Smrkolj, University of Amsterdam
 

Integration and Search Engine Bias
By Alexandre de Corniere; University of Oxford
Greg Taylor; University of Oxford
   Presented by: Alexandre de Corniere, University of Oxford
   Discussant:   Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College
 

Licensing and Patent Disclosure
By Deepak Hegde; New York University
Hong Luo; HBS
   Presented by: Deepak Hegde, New York University
   Discussant:   Jay Pil Choi, University of New South Wales and MSU
 
Session ID 26: Telecommunications Markets
May 18, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Charles River Room
 
Session Chair: Ingo Vogelsang, Boston University
 

My Fibre or Your Fibre? Cooperative Investment, Uncertainty and Access
By Carlo Cambini; Politecnico di Torino
   Presented by: Carlo Cambini, Politecnico di Torino
   Discussant:   Byungcheol Kim, Georgia Institute of Technology
 

The Ambivalence of Two-Part Tariffs for Bottleneck Access
By Ingo Vogelsang; Boston University
Steffen Hoernig; Universidade Nova de Lisboa
   Presented by: Ingo Vogelsang, Boston University
   Discussant:   Markus Reisinger, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
 

Analysis of the role of international network effects on the diffusion of second and third generation mobile communication networks
By Maria Baquero; Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University
Toshifumi Kuroda; Tokyo Keizai University
   Presented by: Toshifumi Kuroda, Tokyo Keizai University
   Discussant:   Ben Shiller, Brandeis University
 
Session ID 30: Buyer Power
May 18, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Constitution Room
 
Session Chair: Gordon Klein, DICE, University of Düsseldorf
 

Bargaining in Bilateral Oligopoly
By Allan Collard-Wexler; New York University
Gautam Gowrisankaran; University of Arizona
Robin Lee; Stern School of Business, New York Unive
   Presented by: Allan Collard-Wexler, New York University
   Discussant:   Jeanine Miklos-Thal, University of Rochester
 

Bargaining Power in Manufacturer-Retailer Relationships
By Gordon Klein; DICE, University of Düsseldorf
Justus Haucap; University of Düsseldorf
Ulrich Heimeshoff; University of Duesseldorf
Dennis Rickert; Dice
Christian Wey; University Düsseldorf
   Presented by: Dennis Rickert, Dice
   Discussant:   Geza Sapi, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics
 

Naked Exclusion and Buyer Power
By Jeanine Miklos-Thal; University of Rochester
salvatore piccolo; Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (M
   Presented by: Jeanine Miklos-Thal, University of Rochester
   Discussant:   Allan Collard-Wexler, New York University
 

Bargaining, Vertical Mergers and Entry
By Geza Sapi; Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics
   Presented by: Geza Sapi, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics
   Discussant:   Gordon Klein, DICE, University of Düsseldorf
 
Session ID 34: Structural Entry Models
May 18, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Franklin Room
 
Session Chair: Junichi Suzuki, University of Toronto
 

Identification and Counterfactuals in Dynamic Models of Market Entry and Exit
By Victor Aguirregabiria; University of Toronto
Junichi Suzuki; University of Toronto
   Presented by: Junichi Suzuki, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Mian Dai, Economics and International Business, Le
 

Regulation and Capacity Competition in Health Care: Evidence from Dialysis Markets
By Mian Dai; Economics and International Business, Le
   Presented by: Mian Dai, Economics and International Business, Le
   Discussant:   Nathan Wilson, Federal Trade Commission
 

Entry Regulations, Product Differentiation and Determinants of Market Structure
By Florin Maican; University of Gothenburg and Research Institute of Industrial Economics
Matilda Orth; Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
   Presented by: Florin Maican, University of Gothenburg and Research In
   Discussant:   Christoph Bauner, University of Massachusetts
 

Understanding Industrial Policies: The Case of World Shipbuilding
By Myrto Kalouptsidi; Princeton University
Eduardo Morales; Columbia University
   Presented by: Myrto Kalouptsidi, Princeton University
   Discussant:   Junichi Suzuki, University of Toronto
 
Session ID 42: Incentives and Organizations
May 18, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Cambridge Room
 
Session Chair: Ying Fan, University of Michigan
 

'‘Make or Buy' ’as Competitive Strategy: Evidence from the Spanish Local TV Industry
By Ricard Gil; Johns Hopkins University
Christian Ruzzier; Universidad de San Andrés
   Presented by: Christian Ruzzier, Universidad de San Andrés
   Discussant:   Ying Fan, University of Michigan
 

Firm R&D Units and Outsourcing Partners: a Matching Story
By Annamaria Conti; Georgia Institute of Technology
Andrés Barge-Gil; Universidad Complutense
   Presented by: Andrés Barge-Gil, Universidad Complutense
   Discussant:   Hodaka Morita, University of New South Wales
 

Financial Constraints and Franchising Decisions
By Ying Fan; University of Michigan
Kai-Uwe Kuhn; University of Michigan
Francine Lafontaine; University of Michigan
   Presented by: Ying Fan, University of Michigan
   Discussant:   Andrés Barge-Gil, Universidad Complutense
 

Committee Composition and Networking in Standard Setting: The Case of Wireless Telecommunications
By Talia Bar; Binghamton University
Aija Leiponen; Cornell University
   Presented by: Talia Bar, Binghamton University
   Discussant:   Alexei Alexandrov, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
 
Session ID 47: Reputation
May 18, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Newbury Room
 
Session Chair: Zhiyun Xu, University of Hong Kong
 

A Reverse Matthew Effect: Collaboration and Consequence in Scientific Misconduct
By Ginger Jin; University of Maryland
Benjamin Jones; Northwestern University
Susan Lu; University of Rochester
Brian Uzzi; Northwestern University
   Presented by: Susan Lu, University of Rochester
   Discussant:   Elisabeth Honka, The University of Texas at Dallas
 

Price competition and reputation in credence goods markets: Experimental Evidence
By Wanda Mimra; ETH Zurich
Alexander Rasch; University of Cologne
Christian Waibel; ETH Zurich
   Presented by: Christian Waibel, ETH Zurich
   Discussant:   Serge Pajak, Université Paris Sud
 

Reputation building in credence good markets
By Yuk-fai Fong; Hong Kong Univ of Science & Technology
Ting Liu; Stony Brook University
   Presented by: Ting Liu, Stony Brook University
   Discussant:   Jia Xie, Bank of Canda
 

Word of Mouth and Observational Learning in a Market for Digital Music
By Peter Newberry; Penn State
   Presented by: Peter Newberry, Penn State
   Discussant:   Monica Hartmann, University of St. Thomas
 
Session ID 72: Effects of Intellectual Property Policy II
May 18, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
St. James Room
 
Session Chair: Yumiko Baba, Aoyamagakuin University and Stanford University
 

Licensing Policies in North-South Technology Transfers
By Pedro Mendi; Universidad de Navarra
Rafael Moner-Colonques; University of Valencia
Jose Sempere-Monerris; University of Valencia
   Presented by: Pedro Mendi, Universidad de Navarra
   Discussant:   Imke Reimers, University of Minnesota
 

Patent Quality and the "Public Notice" Function of Patent Rights
By Jing-Yuan Chiou; IMT Lucca
   Presented by: Jing-Yuan Chiou, IMT Lucca
   Discussant:   George Norman, Tufts University
 

Innovation, Fast Seconds and Patent Policy
By George Norman; Tufts University
Lynne Pepall; Tufts University
Daniel Richards; Tufts University
   Presented by: George Norman, Tufts University
   Discussant:   Jing-Yuan Chiou, IMT Lucca
 

A Note on a Comparison of Simultaneous and Sequential Colonel Blotto Games, with an Application to Patent Lawsuits
By Yumiko Baba; Aoyamagakuin University and Stanford University
   Presented by: Yumiko Baba, Aoyamagakuin University and Stanford University
   Discussant:   Andrew Wait, School of Economics
 
Session ID 79: Airlines
May 18, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Stuart Room
 
Session Chair: Kerry Tan, Loyola University Maryland
 

Measuring Strategic Firm Interaction in Product-Quality Choices: The Case of Airline Flight Frequency
By Jan Brueckner; Department of Economics
Dan Luo; UC Irvine
   Presented by: Jan Brueckner, UC Irvine
   Discussant:   Kenneth Button, George Mason University
 

Product Quality Choices, Competition and Entry: Evidence from the U.S. Airline Industry
By DARIN LEE; Compass Lexecon
Nicholas Rupp; East Carolina University
   Presented by: Nicholas Rupp, East Carolina University
   Discussant:   Jan Brueckner, UC Irvine
 

The Effect of De-Hubbing on Airfares
By Kerry Tan; Loyola University Maryland
   Presented by: Kerry Tan, Loyola University Maryland
   Discussant:   Nicholas Rupp, East Carolina University
 

The Economic Efficiency of Organizations Providing Air Traffic Control Services
By Kenneth Button; George Mason University
Rui Neiva; George Mason Univerisity
   Presented by: Kenneth Button, George Mason University
   Discussant:   Kerry Tan, Loyola University Maryland
 
Session ID 84: Procurement
May 18, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Thoreau Room
 
Session Chair: Georgia Kosmopoulou, University of Oklahoma
 

Publicity Requirements in Public Procurement: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design
By Decio Coviello; HEC Montreal
   Presented by: Decio Coviello, HEC Montreal
   Discussant:   Xueqi Zhou, Langston University
 

Discrimination in Dynamic Procurement Design with Learning-by-doing
By Klenio Barbosa; Getulio Vargas Foundation
Pierre Boyer; University of Mannheim
   Presented by: Pierre Boyer, University of Mannheim
   Discussant:   Frank Rosar, University of Bonn
 

Speed Incentive In Public Procurement Auctions
By Xueqi Zhou; Langston University
   Presented by: Xueqi Zhou, Langston University
   Discussant:   Leonard Wolk, Maastricht University
 

Subcontracting in public procurement: an empirical investigation
By Luigi Moretti; University of Padova
Paola Valbonesi; University of Padua
   Presented by: Luigi Moretti, University of Padova
   Discussant:   Janne Tukiainen, Government Institute for Economic Research
 
Session ID 96: Antitrust Enforcement I
May 18, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
White Hall
 
Session Chair: Yannis Katsoulacos, Athens University of Economics and Business
 

Legal Errors, Legal Uncertainty and Welfare
By Yannis Katsoulacos; Athens University of Economics and Business
   Presented by: Yannis Katsoulacos, Athens University of Economics and Business
   Discussant:   Anastasiia Shchepetova, Toulouse School of Economics
 

Legal Principles in Antitrust Enforcement
By Harold Houba; VU University Amsterdam
Evgenia Motchenkova; VU University Amsterdam
Quan Wen; Vanderbilt University
   Presented by: Evgenia Motchenkova, VU University Amsterdam
   Discussant:   Yannis Katsoulacos, Athens University of Economics and Business
 

Signaling Through Public Enforcement: The Example of Antitrust
By Salem Saljanin; University of Hamburg
Alexander Steinmetz; Monopolies Commission
   Presented by: Salem Saljanin, University of Hamburg
   Discussant:   Evgenia Motchenkova, VU University Amsterdam
 

Multi-dimensional Price Discrimination
By Qihong Liu; University of Oklahoma
Jie Shuai; Nankai University
   Presented by: Qihong Liu, University of Oklahoma
   Discussant:   Salem Saljanin, University of Hamburg
 
Session ID 102: Price Discrimination
May 18, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Whittier Room
 
Session Chair: James Dana, Northeastern University
 

On price discrimination through target advertising
By Rosa-Branca Esteves; Universidade do Minho and NIPE
Joana Resende; FEP
   Presented by: Joana Resende, FEP
   Discussant:   Zhijun Chen, UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND
 

Differential Pricing when Costs Differ: A Welfare Analysis
By Marius Schwartz; Georgetown University
   Presented by: Marius Schwartz, Georgetown University
   Discussant:   Matthew Nagler, The City College of New York
 

Price Discrimination in Input Markets: Quantity Discounts and Private Information
By Fabian Herweg; University of Munich
Daniel Müller; University of Bonn
   Presented by: Fabian Herweg, University of Munich
   Discussant:   Jiangli Dou, School of Economics, Zhejiang University
 

Customer Privacy and Competition
By Oz Shy; Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Rune Stenbacka; Hanken School of Economics
   Presented by: Rune Stenbacka, Hanken School of Economics
   Discussant:   Ludwig von Auer, Universität Trier
 
Session ID 108: Aspects of market Performance in Oligopoly
May 18, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Winthrop Room
 
Session Chair: Carlos Gutiérrez-Hita, Universidad Miguel Hernández
 

Partial collusion in an asymmetric duopoly
By Marc Escrihuela-Villar; Universitat de les Illes Balears
Carlos Gutiérrez-Hita; Universidad Miguel Hernández
   Presented by: Carlos Gutiérrez-Hita, Universidad Miguel Hernández
   Discussant:   Hiroshi Kitamura, Kyoto Sangyo University
 

The Impact of Bundling on Product Variety: Evidence from the Paramount Antitrust Case of 1948
By Ricard Gil; Johns Hopkins University
   Presented by: Ricard Gil, Johns Hopkins University
   Discussant:   Yossi Spiegel, Tel Aviv University
 

How Does Downstream Firms' Efficiency Affect Exclusive Supply Agreements?
By Hiroshi Kitamura; Kyoto Sangyo University
Noriaki Matsushima; Osaka University
Misato Sato; George Washington University
   Presented by: Hiroshi Kitamura, Kyoto Sangyo University
   Discussant:   Ricard Gil, Johns Hopkins University
 

A Dynamic Model of Predation
By Yossi Spiegel; Tel Aviv University
Konrad Stahl; University of Mannheim
   Presented by: Yossi Spiegel, Tel Aviv University
   Discussant:   Carlos Gutiérrez-Hita, Universidad Miguel Hernández
 
Session ID 9: Market Power I
May 18, 2013 14:30 to 16:20
Alcott Room
 
Session Chair: Peter Brummund, University of Alabama
 

Poaching, Courts, and Settlements: Complementarity of Governance in Labor Markets
By Masaki Nakabayashi; The University of Tokyo
   Presented by: Masaki Nakabayashi, The University of Tokyo
   Discussant:   Dominik Schober, CEER (ZEW)
 

Market power in power markets: an analysis of residual demand curves in California's day-ahead energy market (1998-2000)
By Chiara Lo Prete; Harvard
Benjamin Hobbs; John Hopkins University
   Presented by: Chiara Lo Prete, Harvard
   Discussant:   Agnes Kügler, Vienna University of Economics and Business
 

Poverty and Monopsony: Evidence from the Indonesian Labor Market
By Peter Brummund; University of Alabama
   Presented by: Peter Brummund, University of Alabama
   Discussant:   Masaki Nakabayashi, The University of Tokyo
 

Time as a Strategic Variable: An Empirical Analysis of Opening Hours in the Austrian Gasoline Market
By Agnes Kügler; Vienna University of Economics and Business
Christoph Weiss; Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)
   Presented by: Agnes Kügler, Vienna University of Economics and Business
   Discussant:   Peter Brummund, University of Alabama
 
Session ID 21: Empirical Issues in Trade and FDI
May 18, 2013 14:30 to 16:20
Back Bay Room
 
Session Chair: Joseph Clougherty, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

International Standards and International Trade: Empirical Evidence from ISO 9000 Diffusion
By Joseph Clougherty; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Michal Grajek; ESMT European School of Management and Technology
   Presented by: Joseph Clougherty, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
   Discussant:   Rosella Nicolini, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
 

Institutions and market creation: evidence from the experience of the ex-socialist countries
By Lionel Artige; HEC-UdL
Rosella Nicolini; Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
   Presented by: Rosella Nicolini, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
   Discussant:   Martin Falk, Austrian Institute of Economic Research
 

Why not all firms benefit from Free Trade Agreements? Estimating utilization costs for a US partner
By Rodrigo Wagner; Tufts University
Alfie Ulloa; U of Chile
   Presented by: Rodrigo Wagner, Tufts University
   Discussant:   Linhui Yu, University of Hong Kong
 

Determinants of Greenfield Foreign Direct Investment in R&D and related activities
By Martin Falk; Austrian Institute of Economic Research
   Presented by: Martin Falk, Austrian Institute of Economic Research
   Discussant:   Joseph Clougherty, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 
Session ID 23: Technology and Information (Microsoft sponsored session)
May 18, 2013 14:30 to 16:20
Beacon Hill Room
 
The Industrial Organization is grateful to Microsoft for sponsoring this special session on Technology and Information. While Microsoft chose the topic for the session, all the papers in this special session, as well as the discussants and chair, have been selected in total independence by the program committee.
Session Chair: Michael Waldman, Cornell University
 

Local News Online: Aggregators, Geo-Targeting and the Market for Online News
By Lisa George; Hunter College, CUNY
Christiaan Hogendorn; Wesleyan University
   Presented by: Lisa George, Hunter College, CUNY
   Discussant:   Ying Fan, University of Michigan
 

From the Lab to the Field: the Design and Performance of an Information Aggregation Mechanism Inside Intel
By Benjamin Gillen; California Institute of Technology
Charles Plott; California Institute of Technology
Matthew Shum; Caltech
   Presented by: Benjamin Gillen, California Institute of Technology
   Discussant:   Michael Waldman, Cornell University
 

Optimal Aggregation of Consumer Ratings: An Application to Yelp.com
By Weijia Dai; University of Maryland
Ginger Jin; University of Maryland at College Park
Jungmin Lee; Sogang University & IZA
Michael Luca; Harvard Business School
   Presented by: Ginger Jin, University of Maryland at College Park
   Discussant:   Benjamin Gillen, California Institute of Technology
 

What's in a Name? Measuring Prominence, and Its Impact on Organic Traffic from Search Engines
By Michael Baye; Kelley Business School, Indiana Univ.
Babur De los Santos; Indiana University
Matthijs Wildenbeest; Indiana University
   Presented by: Matthijs Wildenbeest, Indiana University
   Discussant:   Dimitriy Masterov, eBay Research Labs
 
Session ID 25: Industrial Organization and Entrepreneurship (Kauffman Sponsored Session)
May 18, 2013 14:30 to 16:20
Cambridge Room
 
The Industrial Organization is grateful to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation for sponsoring this special session on Industrial Organization and Entrepreneurship. While the Kauffman Foundation chose the topic for the session, all the papers in this special session, as well as the discussants and chair, have been selected in total independence by the program committee.
Session Chair: Francine Lafontaine, University of Michigan
 

Early-Stage Financing and Information Gathering: An Analysis of Startup Accelerators
By Jin-Hyuk Kim; University of Colorado at Boulder
Liad Wagman; Illinois Institute of Technology
   Presented by: Liad Wagman, Illinois Institute of Technology
   Discussant:   Konstantinos Serfes, Drexel University
 

The Market for Venture Capital: Entry, Competition and the Survival of Start-Up Companies
By Suting Hong; Drexel University
Konstantinos Serfes; Drexel University
Veikko Thiele; Queen's University
   Presented by: Konstantinos Serfes, Drexel University
   Discussant:   Liad Wagman, Illinois Institute of Technology
 

And the Winner is – Acquired. Entrepreneurship as a Contest with Acquisition as the Prize
By Joachim Henkel; Technische Universität München
Thomas Ronde; Copenhagen Business School
M Wagner; University of Wuerzburg
   Presented by: Thomas Ronde, Copenhagen Business School
   Discussant:   Deepak Hegde, New York University
 

Survival and Distinct Exit Routes of New Firms
By Masatoshi Kato; Kwansei Gakuin University
Yuji Honjo; Chuo University
   Presented by: Masatoshi Kato, Kwansei Gakuin University
   Discussant:   Francine Lafontaine, University of Michigan
 
Session ID 27: Media Markets
May 18, 2013 14:30 to 16:20
Cabot Room
 
Session Chair: Lapo Filistrucchi, Tilburg University
 

The Effect of Graduated Response Anti-Piracy Laws on Music Sales: Evidence from an Event Study in France
By Brett Danaher; Wellesley College
Michael Smith; Carnegie Mellon University
Rahul Telang; Carnegie Mellon University
   Presented by: Brett Danaher, Wellesley College
   Discussant:   Romain de Nijs, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley and Ecole des Ponts ParisTech
 

Digital Distribution and the Prohibition of Resale Markets for Information Goods
By Ben Shiller; Brandeis University
   Presented by: Ben Shiller, Brandeis University
   Discussant:   Lapo Filistrucchi, Tilburg University
 

Internet diffusion and paid-for daily newspapers circulation: an empirical analysis
By Romain de Nijs; Paris School of Economics (Ecole des Ponts) and CREST (Lei)
   Presented by: Romain de Nijs, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley and Ecole des Ponts ParisTech
   Discussant:   Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College
 

Net neutrality, boon or bane for file sharing users?
By tong wang; University of East Anglia
   Presented by: tong wang, University of East Anglia
   Discussant:   Laura Nurski, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
 
Session ID 29: Vertical Contracts in High-Tech Industries
May 18, 2013 14:30 to 16:20
St. James Room
 
Session Chair: Hans Jarle Kind, NHH, Norwegian School of Economics
 

Product innovation and vertical integration: private and social incentives
By Luigi Filippini; Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Cecilia Vergari; University of Bologna
   Presented by: Cecilia Vergari, University of Bologna
   Discussant:   Unnikrishnan Pillai, SUNY Albany
 

Turning the Page on Business Formats for Ebooks: Does Apple's Agency Model Soften Competition?
By Øystein Foros; NHH
Hans Jarle Kind; NHH, Norwegian School of Economics
Greg Shaffer; University of Rochester
   Presented by: Hans Jarle Kind, NHH, Norwegian School of Economics
   Discussant:   Benjamin Anderson, Colgate University
 

Endogenous Research Joint Ventures under Uncertainty
By Benjamin Anderson; Colgate University
   Presented by: Benjamin Anderson, Colgate University
   Discussant:   Cecilia Vergari, University of Bologna
 

Upstream Technological Change and Downstream Industry Concentration
By Unnikrishnan Pillai; SUNY Albany
   Presented by: Unnikrishnan Pillai, SUNY Albany
   Discussant:   Hans Jarle Kind, NHH, Norwegian School of Economics
 
Session ID 35: New Products, Entry and Market Structure
May 18, 2013 14:30 to 16:20
Charles River Room
 
Session Chair: Teresa Harrison, Drexel University
 

For-Profit Status & Industry Evolution in Health Care Markets: Evidence from the Dialysis Industry
By Nathan Wilson; Federal Trade Commission
   Presented by: Nathan Wilson, Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Hsiao-shan Yang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Stockpiling, Learning, and the Success of New Products
By Christoph Bauner; University of Massachusetts
   Presented by: Christoph Bauner, University of Massachusetts
   Discussant:   Teresa Harrison, Drexel University
 

Nonprofit tax exemptions and market structure: The case of fitness centers
By Teresa Harrison; Drexel University
   Presented by: Teresa Harrison, Drexel University
   Discussant:   Florin Maican, University of Gothenburg and Research In
 

Transition of Firm Dynamics
By Hsiao-shan Yang; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
   Presented by: Hsiao-shan Yang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
   Discussant:   Myrto Kalouptsidi, Princeton University
 
Session ID 41: Incentives and Firm Performance
May 18, 2013 14:30 to 16:20
Constitution Room
 
Session Chair: Andrew Wait, School of Economics
 

An Empirical Analysis of Self-Enforcement Mechanisms: Evidence from Hotel Franchising
By Renata Kosova; Cornell University
Giorgo Sertsios; University of Houston
   Presented by: Renata Kosova, Cornell University
   Discussant:   Radoslav Raykov, Bank of Canada
 

Should I stay or should I go? Participation and decision making in family firms
By bonnie nguyen; University of Sydney
Andrew Wait; School of Economics
   Presented by: Andrew Wait, School of Economics
   Discussant:   Renata Kosova, Cornell University
 

Interjurisdictional Competition with Adverse Selection
By Ruben Hernandez; Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
   Presented by: Ruben Hernandez, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
   Discussant:   Amrita Ray Chaudhuri, University of Winnipeg
 
Session ID 48: Search Behavior
May 18, 2013 14:30 to 16:20
Franklin Room
 
Session Chair: Ting Liu, Stony Brook University
 

Simultaneous or Sequential? Understanding the Drivers of Search Strategies and Search in the U.S. Auto Insurance Industry
By Elisabeth Honka; The University of Texas at Dallas
Pradeep Chintagunta; University of Chicago
   Presented by: Elisabeth Honka, The University of Texas at Dallas
   Discussant:   Peter Newberry, Penn State
 

Do Recruiters 'Like' it? Privacy and Social Network Profile in Hiring: A Randomized Experiment
By Serge Pajak; Université Paris Sud
   Presented by: Serge Pajak, Université Paris Sud
   Discussant:   Christian Waibel, ETH Zurich
 

Truthtelling in Matching Markets
By Jeanne Hagenbach; Ecole Polytechnique
FREDERIC KOESSLER; Paris School of Economics
Thomas Tregouet; Université de Cergy-Pontoise
   Presented by: Thomas Tregouet, Université de Cergy-Pontoise
   Discussant:   Zhiyun Xu, University of Hong Kong
 

Random Utility Models with Status Quo Bias
By Arie Beresteanu; University of Pittsburgh
   Presented by: Arie Beresteanu, University of Pittsburgh
   Discussant:   Elisabeth Honka, The University of Texas at Dallas
 
Session ID 51: Causes and Consequences of the Financial Crisis
May 18, 2013 14:30 to 16:20
Whittier Room
 
Session Chair: Robin Prager, FRB
 

Financial Mergers and Their Consequences
By Mike Scherer; Harvard University
   Presented by: Mike Scherer, Harvard University
   Discussant:   Lawrence White, New York University
 

The Credit Rating Agencies: An Overview
By Lawrence White; New York University
   Presented by: Lawrence White, New York University
   Discussant:   Evren Damar, Bank of Canada
 

Catastrophic, Systemic and Financial Crisis: The Changing Nature of Financial Institution Risk
By Paul Calluzzo; Rutgers Business School
Nathan Dong; Columbia University
   Presented by: Nathan Dong, Columbia University
   Discussant:   Mike Scherer, Harvard University
 

Banks’ financial distress, lending supply and consumption expenditure
By Evren Damar; Bank of Canada
Reint Gropp; Frankfurt University
Adi Mordel; Bank of Canada
   Presented by: Evren Damar, Bank of Canada
   Discussant:   Leonard Nakamura, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
 
Session ID 73: Economic Impacts of Innovation
May 18, 2013 14:30 to 16:20
Newbury Room
 
Session Chair: Vidya Atal, Montclair State University
 

Offshoring as Process Innovation
By Mitsuru Igami; Yale University
   Presented by: Mitsuru Igami, Yale University
   Discussant:   Grega Smrkolj, University of Amsterdam
 

The Risks of Innovation: Are Innovating Firms Less Likely to Die?
By Ana M Fernandes; The World Bank
Caroline Paunov; OECD
   Presented by: Ana M Fernandes, The World Bank
   Discussant:   Amagoia Sagasta, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU
 

Developers' Incentives and Open Source Software Licensing: GPL vs. BSD
By Vidya Atal; Montclair State University
Kameshwari Shankar; City College of New York
   Presented by: Vidya Atal, Montclair State University
   Discussant:   Susanne Thorwarth, Monopolies Commission / KU Leuven
 

Demand-enhancing Innovation
By Mika Kato; Howard University
   Presented by: Mika Kato, Howard University
   Discussant:   Michael Peneder, Austrian Institute of Economic Research
 
Session ID 76: Determinants of Innovation
May 18, 2013 14:30 to 16:20
Lexington Room
 
Session Chair: Spyros Arvanitis, KOF Swiss Economic Institute
 

R&D Determinants: Accounting for the Differences between Research and Development
By Andrés Barge-Gil; Universidad Complutense
Alberto López; Universidad Complutense de Madrid
   Presented by: Andrés Barge-Gil, Universidad Complutense
   Discussant:   Pia Weiss, Nottingham University Business School
 

The Long-Term Impact of Business Cycles on Innovation: Evidence from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
By Pian Shu; Harvard Business School
   Presented by: Pian Shu, Harvard Business School
   Discussant:   Spyros Arvanitis, KOF Swiss Economic Institute
 

Who Promotes More Innovations? Inside Versus Outside Hired CEOs
By Benjamin Balsmeier; K.U. Leuven
Achim Buchwald; Monopolies Commission
   Presented by: Achim Buchwald, Monopolies Commission
   Discussant:   Andrés Barge-Gil, Universidad Complutense
 

Are ICT, Workplace Organization and Human Capital Relevant for Innovation? A Comparative Study Based on Swiss and Greek Micro Data
By Spyros Arvanitis; KOF Swiss Economic Institute
Euripidis Loukis; University of the Aegean, Greece
   Presented by: Spyros Arvanitis, KOF Swiss Economic Institute
   Discussant:   Martin Woerter, ETH Zurich
 
Session ID 80: Electricity
May 18, 2013 14:30 to 16:20
Stuart Room
 
Session Chair: Zhongmin Wang, Resources for the Future
 

Decomposing changes in competition in the Dutch electricity market through the Residual Supply Index
By Lambert Schoonbeek; University of Groningen
   Presented by: Lambert Schoonbeek, University of Groningen
   Discussant:   Eduardo Saavedra, ILADES, Universidad Alberto Hurtado
 

Intermittent electricity generation and investment in capacity
By Jan Bouckaert; University of Antwerp
   Presented by: Jan Bouckaert, University of Antwerp
   Discussant:   Zhongmin Wang, Resources for the Future
 

Economic value of intermittent generation in the Nordic Power Markets
By Maria Kopsakangas-Savolainen; Finnish Environment Institute
Rauli Svento; University of Oulu
   Presented by: Maria Kopsakangas-Savolainen, Finnish Environment Institute
   Discussant:   Ker Zhang, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
 

Regulation and Contract Design: The Impact of Relationship Specific Investment
By Kanishka Kacker; University of Maryland College Park
   Presented by: Kanishka Kacker, University of Maryland College Park
   Discussant:   Mar Reguant, Stanford
 
Session ID 85: Auction Markets
May 18, 2013 14:30 to 16:20
Thoreau Room
 
Session Chair: Timothy Hubbard, Colby College
 

Entry, Exit, and Investment in Auction Markets
By Viplav Saini; Oberlin College
   Presented by: Viplav Saini, Oberlin College
   Discussant:   Pierre Boyer, University of Mannheim
 

Optimal procurement and outsourcing of production in small industries
By Frank Rosar; University of Bonn
   Presented by: Frank Rosar, University of Bonn
   Discussant:   Maris Goldmanis, Royal Holloway, University of London
 

Competition and Interdependent Costs in Highway Procurement
By Paulo Somaini; MIT
   Presented by: Paulo Somaini, MIT
   Discussant:   Steven Tadelis, University of California Berkeley and eBay
 

Dynamic Auction Environment with Subcontracting
By Elena Krasnokutskaya; Johns Hopkins University
   Presented by: Elena Krasnokutskaya, Johns Hopkins University
   Discussant:   Viplav Saini, Oberlin College
 
Session ID 94: Mergers and Merger Policy II
May 18, 2013 14:30 to 16:20
White Hill Room
 
Session Chair: David Balan, Federal Trade Commission
 

Cost reductions and pass-through in open auction markets with application to vertical integration and merger analysis
By Keith Waehrer; Bates and White
Paul Johnson; Bates White LLC
   Presented by: Keith Waehrer, Bates and White
   Discussant:   Anastasiya Redkina, Higher School of Economics
 

Bargaining in Hospital Merger Models
By David Balan; Federal Trade Commission
Keith Brand; FTC
   Presented by: David Balan, Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Keith Waehrer, Bates and White
 

Hospital Systems and Bargaining Power: Evidence from Out-of-Market Acquisitions
By Matthew Lewis; OSU
Kevin Pflum; University of Alabama
   Presented by: Kevin Pflum, University of Alabama
   Discussant:   Ryan Booth, Analysis Group
 

Enforcement Problem and Structural Remedies in Merger Control
By Anastasiya Redkina; Higher School of Economics
   Presented by: Anastasiya Redkina, Higher School of Economics
   Discussant:   Kevin Pflum, University of Alabama
 
Session ID 101: Product Differentiation
May 18, 2013 14:30 to 16:20
Winthrop Room
 
Session Chair: Rune Stenbacka, Hanken School of Economics
 

Market Skimming in a Hotelling Model of Overlapping Innovators
By Ludwig von Auer; Universität Trier
Mark Trede; Universität Münster
   Presented by: Ludwig von Auer, Universität Trier
   Discussant:   Joana Resende, FEP
 

Multi-homing, Product Differentiation and Competition
By Jiangli Dou; School of Economics, Zhejiang University
Bing YE; Zhejiang University
   Presented by: Jiangli Dou, School of Economics, Zhejiang University
   Discussant:   Marius Schwartz, Georgetown University
 

Product Differentiation and Pricing Behavior on a Hotelling Hypercube
By Brady Vaughan; Washington University
   Presented by: Brady Vaughan, Washington University
   Discussant:   Rune Stenbacka, Hanken School of Economics
 

Window Shopping
By Oz Shy; Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
   Presented by: Oz Shy, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
   Discussant:   Dmitry Lubensky, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business
 
Session ID 98: Doing IO at Leading 'Tech' Companies: A Roundtable Discussion
May 18, 2013 16:35 to 18:25
Cambridge Room
 
Session Chair: Lawrence White, New York University
 

A view from an economist with Google
Presented by:
   Preston McAfee, Google
 

A view from an economist with Microsoft
Presented by:
   Susan Athey, Stanford University and Microsoft
 

A view from an economist with eBay
Presented by:
   Steven Tadelis, University of California Berkeley and eBay
 
Session ID 10: Market Power II
May 18, 2013 16:35 to 18:25
Back Bay Room
 
Session Chair: Skerdilajda Zanaj, University of Luxembourg
 

(Un)stable vertical agreements
By Skerdilajda Zanaj; University of Luxembourg
Jean Gabszewicz; CORE
   Presented by: Skerdilajda Zanaj, University of Luxembourg
   Discussant:   Stanley Reynolds, University of Arizona
 

Price Caps, Oligopoly, and Entry
By Stanley Reynolds; University of Arizona
   Presented by: Stanley Reynolds, University of Arizona
   Discussant:   Andras Niedermayer, University of Mannheim
 

Predatory Fee-Setting
By Simon Loertscher; University of Melbourne
Andras Niedermayer; University of Mannheim
   Presented by: Andras Niedermayer, University of Mannheim
   Discussant:   Skerdilajda Zanaj, University of Luxembourg
 

Dynamic Mean and Variance Screening for Detection of Abusive Market Power with Overlaying Market Dynamics
By Dominik Schober; CEER (ZEW)
   Presented by: Dominik Schober, CEER (ZEW)
   Discussant:   Chiara Lo Prete, Harvard
 
Session ID 32: Organizational Structure
May 18, 2013 16:35 to 18:25
Beacon Hill Room
 
Session Chair: Sarah Parlane, University College Dublin
 

Organizational Structure, Police Activity and Crime
By Itai Ater; Tel Aviv University
Oren Rigbi; Ben-Gurion University
   Presented by: Oren Rigbi, Ben-Gurion University
   Discussant:   Wallace Mullin, George Washington University
 

Deterring Nuisance Suits through Employee Indemnification
By Wallace Mullin; George Washington University
Christopher Snyder; Dartmouth College
   Presented by: Wallace Mullin, George Washington University
   Discussant:   Riccardo Martina, University of Naples
 

Optimal Contract Orders to Risk-Sharing Partners in Vertical Organizations
By Sarah Parlane; University College Dublin
Yingyi Tsai; National University of Kaohsiung
   Presented by: Sarah Parlane, University College Dublin
   Discussant:   Oren Rigbi, Ben-Gurion University
 
Session ID 36: Empirical Models of Antitrust
May 18, 2013 16:35 to 18:25
Cabot Room
 
Session Chair: Robert Feinberg, American University
 

Market Value, Mergers, and Market Share: Evidence from a Panel of US Firms
By Mahdiyeh Entezarkheir; University of Western Ontario (Huron)
Anindya Sen; University of Waterloo
   Presented by: Mahdiyeh Entezarkheir, University of Western Ontario (Huron)
   Discussant:   Claire Chambolle, INRA
 

Merger externalities in oligopolistic markets
By Klaus Gugler; WU Vienna University of Economics and Bu
Florian Szuecs; DIW Berlin
   Presented by: Florian Szuecs, DIW Berlin
   Discussant:   Robert Feinberg, American University
 

Hit-and-Run or Sit and Wait? Contestability Revisited in a Price Comparison Site-Mediated Market
By Steve Thompson; University of Nottingham
   Presented by: Steve Thompson, University of Nottingham
   Discussant:   Felipe Zurita, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
 

Does State Antitrust Enforcement Drive Establishment Exit?
By Robert Feinberg; American University
Thomas Husted; American University
   Presented by: Robert Feinberg, American University
   Discussant:   Florian Szuecs, DIW Berlin
 
Session ID 43: Product Choice and Differentiation
May 18, 2013 16:35 to 18:25
Lexington Room
 
Session Chair: Stephen Martin, Purdue University
 

How Cost Uncertainty Affects Quality in a Differentiated-Goods Duopoly Market
By Radoslav Raykov; Bank of Canada
   Presented by: Radoslav Raykov, Bank of Canada
   Discussant:   Mark Lijesen, VU University
 

Location choice in the spokes model
By Mark Lijesen; VU University
Carlo Reggiani; University of Manchester
   Presented by: Mark Lijesen, VU University
   Discussant:   Stephen Martin, Purdue University
 

Choice of Product Architecture, Product Quality, and Intra-Firm Coordination: Theory and Evidence
By Hodaka Morita; University of New South Wales
Kentaro Nakajima; Tohoku University
Tsuyoshi Tsuru; Hitotsubashi University
   Presented by: Hodaka Morita, University of New South Wales
   Discussant:   Annamaria Conti, Georgia Institute of Technology
 

Costly location in Hotelling duopoly
By Jeroen Hinloopen; University of Amsterdam
Stephen Martin; Purdue University
   Presented by: Stephen Martin, Purdue University
   Discussant:   Christian Ruzzier, Universidad de San Andrés
 
Session ID 44: Empirics of Networks and Platforms
May 18, 2013 16:35 to 18:25
Charles River Room
 
Session Chair: Marc Rysman, Boston University
 

Indirect Network Effects and the Quality Dimension: A Look at the Gaming Industry
By Jin-Hyuk Kim; University of Colorado at Boulder
Jeffrey Prince; Kelley School of Business, Indiana Unive
Calvin Qui; University of Cambridge
   Presented by: Jeffrey Prince, Kelley School of Business, Indiana Unive
   Discussant:   Jean Gabszewicz, CORE
 

Value of a Platform to a Seller: Case of American Airlines and Online Travel Agencies
By Volodymyr Bilotkach; Newcastle University
Vivek Pai; NERA Economic Consulting
Nicholas Rupp; East Carolina University
   Presented by: Vivek Pai, NERA Economic Consulting
   Discussant:   Brett Danaher, Wellesley College
 

Dynamic Platform Competition in a Two-Sided Market: Evidence from the Online Daily Deals Promotion Industry
By Byungcheol Kim; Georgia Institute of Technology
   Presented by: Byungcheol Kim, Georgia Institute of Technology
   Discussant:   Yaron Yehezkel, Tel Aviv University
 

Dynamic creation of social ties: The evolution of social and preference closeness
By Joerg Claussen; Copenhagen Business School
Benjamin Engelstätter; Centre for European Economic Research
Michael Ward; Economics Department
   Presented by: Joerg Claussen, Copenhagen Business School
   Discussant:   Gustavo Vicentini, Northeastern University
 
Session ID 49: Information: Auctions and Bargaining
May 18, 2013 16:35 to 18:25
Alcott Room
 
Session Chair: Monica Hartmann, University of St. Thomas
 

Prolixity Paradox: Signaling Through Product Descriptions
By ROBERT RIDLON; Indiana University
   Presented by: ROBERT RIDLON, Indiana University
   Discussant:   Michael Luca, Harvard Business School
 

Rating Agency Behavior in Structured Finance: Bid Shading and Peer Effects
By Sean Chu; Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Ryan Fackler; Federal Reserve Board of Governors
   Presented by: Sean Chu, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
   Discussant:   Giorgo Sertsios, University of Houston
 

Reputation and Adverse Selection, Theory and Evidence from eBay
By Maryam Saeedi; The Ohio State University
   Presented by: Maryam Saeedi, The Ohio State University
   Discussant:   ROBERT RIDLON, Indiana University
 

Digital Discrimination: The Case of Airbnb.com
By Benjamin Edelman; Harvard Business School
Michael Luca; Harvard Business School
   Presented by: Michael Luca, Harvard Business School
   Discussant:   Maryam Saeedi, The Ohio State University
 
Session ID 52: The Role of Information in Financial Services Markets
May 18, 2013 16:35 to 18:25
Constitution Room
 
Session Chair: Naoki Wakamori, University of Mannheim
 

Misconduct in Credence Good Markets
By Jennifer Brown; Kellogg School of Management
Dylan Minor; Northwestern University
   Presented by: Jennifer Brown, Kellogg School of Management
   Discussant:   Naoki Wakamori, University of Mannheim
 

Price Commitments, Screening Incentives, and Privacy Protection: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis
By Jin-Hyuk Kim; University of Colorado at Boulder
Liad Wagman; Illinois Institute of Technology
   Presented by: Jin-Hyuk Kim, University of Colorado at Boulder
   Discussant:   Robert Petrunia, Lakehead Universtiy
 

Capital Structure Decisions: Insights from Private Firms
By Kim Huynh; Bank of Canada
Teodora Paligorova; Bank of Canada
Robert Petrunia; Lakehead Universtiy
   Presented by: Robert Petrunia, Lakehead Universtiy
   Discussant:   Veikko Thiele, Queen's University
 

Measuring the Quality of Bank Loan Monitoring: Evidence From U.S. Syndicated Loands
By Robert Avery; Federal Housing Finance Agency
Lewis Gaul; Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Leonard Nakamura; Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Douglas Robertson
   Presented by: Leonard Nakamura, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
   Discussant:   Nathan Dong, Columbia University
 
Session ID 74: Technology Adoption
May 18, 2013 16:35 to 18:25
Franklin Room
 
Session Chair: Ricard Gil, Johns Hopkins University
 

A generalized timing game
By Vladimir Smirnov; University of Sydney
Andrew Wait; School of Economics
   Presented by: Andrew Wait, School of Economics
   Discussant:   Yumiko Baba, Aoyamagakuin University and Stanford University
 

THE ADOPTION OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES: UNDERSTANDING HOLLYWOOD’S (SLOW) CONVERSION TO COLOR, 1940-70
By Ricard Gil; Johns Hopkins University
   Presented by: Ricard Gil, Johns Hopkins University
   Discussant:   Pedro Mendi, Universidad de Navarra
 

Deferred Examination
By Vidya Atal; Montclair State University
Talia Bar; Binghamton University
   Presented by: Talia Bar, Binghamton University
   Discussant:   Jing-Yuan Chiou, IMT Lucca
 
Session ID 75: Determinants of Firm Productivity
May 18, 2013 16:35 to 18:25
Whittier Room
 
Session Chair: Danny McGowan, Bangor University
 

Demand Shocks and Productivity: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
By Danny McGowan; Bangor University
Richard Kneller; University of Nottingham
   Presented by: Danny McGowan, Bangor University
   Discussant:   Ana M Fernandes, The World Bank
 

The dynamic linkages among exports, R&D and productivity
By Juan A. Mañez; University of Valencia and ERICES
María Engracia Rochina-Barrachina; Universidad de Valencia and ERI-CES
Juan Sanchis; University of Valencia
   Presented by: Juan A. Mañez, University of Valencia and ERICES
   Discussant:   Mitsuru Igami, Yale University
 

Local financial development, socio-institutional environment, and firm productivity: evidence from Italy
By Luigi Moretti; University of Padova
   Presented by: Luigi Moretti, University of Padova
   Discussant:   Mika Kato, Howard University
 

Firm R&D, Innovation, and Productivity in German Industry
By Bettina Peters; Centre for European Economic Research
Mark Roberts; Pennsylvania State University
Van Anh Vuong; University of Cologne
   Presented by: Van Anh Vuong, University of Cologne
   Discussant:   Luigi Moretti, University of Padova
 
Session ID 78: Productivity and Strategic Interactions
May 18, 2013 16:35 to 18:25
Newbury Room
 
Session Chair: Nathan Miller, Department of Justice
 

Linking Cost Passthrough and Demand in Estimation
By Alexander MacKay; University of Chicago
Nathan Miller; Department of Justice
Marc Remer; United States Department of Justice
Gloria Sheu; US Department of Justice
   Presented by: Nathan Miller, Department of Justice
   Discussant:   Frederic Warzynski, Aarhus School of Business
 

Firm-Product Markups in Chilean Manufacturing
By Frederic Warzynski; Aarhus School of Business
   Presented by: Frederic Warzynski, Aarhus School of Business
   Discussant:   Paul Scott, Princeton University
 

A Dynamic Oligopoly Model of Firm Expansion, Size Spillovers, and Market Structure
By Jason Blevins; Ohio State University
Ahmed Khwaja; Yale University
Nathan Yang; Yale
   Presented by: Nathan Yang, Yale
   Discussant:   Nathan Miller, Department of Justice
 

Dynamic Discrete Choice Estimation of Agricultural Land Use
By Paul Scott; Princeton University
   Presented by: Paul Scott, Princeton University
   Discussant:   Nathan Yang, Yale
 
Session ID 81: Vehicles
May 18, 2013 16:35 to 18:25
St. James Room
 
Session Chair: Kenneth Boyer, Michigan State University
 

Green Stimulus: A Dynamic Discrete Analysis of Vehicle Scrappage Programs
By Shanjun Li; Cornell University
Chao Wei; George Washington University
   Presented by: Shanjun Li, Cornell University
   Discussant:   Joshua Linn, Resources for the Future
 

The Market Impact and the Cost of Environmental Policy: Evidence from the Swedish Green Car Rebate
By Cristian Huse; Stockholm School of Economics
Claudio Lucinda; University of Sao Paulo - FEA-RP
   Presented by: Nikita Koptyug, Stockholm School of Economics
   Discussant:   Shanjun Li, Cornell University
 

Demand for a New Technology: The Adoption of Tractors by American Farmers
By Camila Casas; Banco de La República
   Presented by: Camila Casas, Banco de La República
   Discussant:   Nikita Koptyug, Stockholm School of Economics
 

Technological Change, Vehicle Characteristics, and the Opportunity Costs of Fuel Economy Standards
By Joshua Linn; Resources for the Future
   Presented by: Joshua Linn, Resources for the Future
   Discussant:   Kenneth Boyer, Michigan State University
 
Session ID 86: Structural Econometric Analysis of Auction Data
May 18, 2013 16:35 to 18:25
Stuart Room
 
Session Chair: Elena Krasnokutskaya, Johns Hopkins University
 

Strategic Bidding and Contract Renegotiation
By Hojin Jung; University of Oklahoma
Georgia Kosmopoulou; University of Oklahoma
Carlos Lamarche; University of Kentucky
Richard Sicotte; University of Vermont
   Presented by: Georgia Kosmopoulou, University of Oklahoma
   Discussant:   Javier Donna, The Ohio State University
 

Complements and Substitutes in Sequential Auctions: The Case of Water Auctions
By Javier Donna; The Ohio State University
Jose-Antonio Espin-Sanchez; Northwestern University
   Presented by: Javier Donna, The Ohio State University
   Discussant:   Timothy Hubbard, Colby College
 

Highway Procurement and the Stimulus Package: Identification and Estimation of Dynamic Auctions with Unobserved Heterogeneity
By Jorge Balat; Johns Hopkins University
   Presented by: Jorge Balat, Johns Hopkins University
   Discussant:   Elena Krasnokutskaya, Johns Hopkins University
 

Structural Estimation of the Scoring Auction Model
By Jun Nakabayashi; Osaka University
Yohsuke Hirose; Department of Economics, University of Tokyo
   Presented by: Jun Nakabayashi, Osaka University
   Discussant:   Christian Essling, ifo Institute for Economic Research
 
Session ID 89: Health Care Competition and Antitrust
May 18, 2013 16:35 to 18:25
White Hill Room
 
Session Chair: H. Frech, University of California
 

An Analysis of the Effects of Health Insurer Monopsony Power on Primary Care Physician Practices
By Christopher Brunt; Georgia Southern University
John Bowblis; Miami University
   Presented by: Christopher Brunt, Georgia Southern University
   Discussant:   Andrew Sfekas, Temple University
 

Transaction Costs, Market Power and the Entry of Accountable Care Organizations in Health Care
By Liora Bowers; University of California, Berkeley, Petris Center on Health Care Markets and Consumer Welfare
H. Frech; University of California
Benjamin Handel; University of California at Berkeley
Richard Scheffler; UC Berkeley
Carol Smon; Optum Institute
Christopher Whaley
   Presented by: H. Frech, University of California
   Discussant:   Martha Starr, American University
 

Option demand and outside options
By Andrew Sfekas; Temple University
   Presented by: Andrew Sfekas, Temple University
   Discussant:   Christopher Brunt, Georgia Southern University
 

Using difference-in-differences to estimate damages in healthcare antitrust: A case study of Marshfield Clinic
By R Forrest McCluer; Greylock McKinnon Associates
Martha Starr; American University
   Presented by: Martha Starr, American University
   Discussant:   H. Frech, University of California
 
Session ID 90: Non-Price Competition in Health Care
May 18, 2013 16:35 to 18:25
Thoreau Room
 
Session Chair: Lapo Filistrucchi, Tilburg University
 

Market Structure as a Determinant of Patient Care Quality: Evidence from the Retail Dialysis Sector
By Nathan Wilson; Federal Trade Commission
   Presented by: Nathan Wilson, Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Teresa Harrison, Drexel University
 

Do Patients Value Uncompensated Care Provision?
By Luciana Costa; Fucape Business School
Teresa Harrison; Drexel University
   Presented by: Teresa Harrison, Drexel University
   Discussant:   Lapo Filistrucchi, Tilburg University
 

Mandatory Quality Disclosure and Quality Supply: Evidence from German Hospitals
By Lapo Filistrucchi; Tilburg University
Fatih Ozbugday; Tilburg University
   Presented by: Lapo Filistrucchi, Tilburg University
   Discussant:   Haizhen Lin, Indiana University
 

Revisiting the relationship between nurse staffing and quality of care in nursing homes: An instrumental variables approach
By Haizhen Lin; Indiana University
   Presented by: Haizhen Lin, Indiana University
   Discussant:   Nathan Wilson, Federal Trade Commission
 
Session ID 99: Consumer Search I
May 18, 2013 16:35 to 18:25
Winthrop Room
 
Session Chair: Matthijs Wildenbeest, Indiana University
 

Oligopolistic Competition and Search Without Priors
By Alexei Parakhonyak; State University Higher School of Econom
   Presented by: Alexei Parakhonyak, National Research University Higher School of Econom
   Discussant:   Jaesoo Kim, IUPUI
 

Partial Information Disclosure in Search Markets
By Joshua Cherry; Northwestern University
Babur De los Santos; Indiana University
Dmitry Lubensky; Indiana University, Kelley School of Business
   Presented by: Joshua Cherry, Northwestern University
   Discussant:   Mitsukuni Nishida, Johns Hopkins University
 

Consumer Search and Price Discrimination
By Jaesoo Kim; IUPUI
Dongsoo Shin; Santa Clara University
   Presented by: Jaesoo Kim, IUPUI
   Discussant:   Alexei Parakhonyak, National Research University Higher School of Econom
 

Estimating the Effect of the Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
By Babur De los Santos; Indiana University
In Kyung Kim; Indiana University
Dmitry Lubensky; Indiana University, Kelley School of Business
   Presented by: Dmitry Lubensky, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business
   Discussant:   Ginger Jin, University of Maryland at College Park
 
Session ID 3: Estimation & Applications of Dynamic Demand Models
May 19, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Constitution Room
 
Session Chair: Emily Wang, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
 

Estimation of a Cost-of-Living Index for a Storable Good Using a Dynamic Structural Model
By Matthew Osborne; US Department of Commerce
   Presented by: Matthew Osborne, US Department of Commerce
   Discussant:   Masakazu Ishihara, New York University
 

The Effect of More Accurate Cost-of-Living Indexes on Welfare Recipients
By Emily Wang; University of Massachusetts, Amherst
   Presented by: Emily Wang, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
   Discussant:   Matthew Osborne, US Department of Commerce
 

Bayesian Estimation of Finite-Horizon Dynamic Discrete Choice Models
By Masakazu Ishihara; New York University
Andrew Ching; University of Toronto
   Presented by: Masakazu Ishihara, New York University
   Discussant:   Emily Wang, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
 

Demand Estimation with Selection Bias: A Dynamic Game Approach with an Application to the US Railroad Industry
By Daniel Coublucq; Heinrich-Heine-Universitaet Duesseldorf
   Presented by: Daniel Coublucq, Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics
   Discussant:   Christoph Bauner, University of Massachusetts
 
Session ID 5: The role of Information in Large Markets - Empirical Evidence
May 19, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Alcott Room
 
Session Chair: Katja Seim, University of Pennsylvania
 

Piracy and Movie Revenues: Evidence from Megaupload
By Christian Peukert; University of Munich
Joerg Claussen; Copenhagen Business School
Tobias Kretschmer; LMU Munich
   Presented by: Christian Peukert, University of Munich
   Discussant:   Pai-Ling Yin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 

Projection Bias under Risk
By Lukas Buchheim; University of Munich
Thomas Kolaska; University of Munich
   Presented by: Thomas Kolaska, University of Munich
   Discussant:   Jörg Claussen, CBS
 

Price Discontinuities in an Online Used Car Market
By Florian Englmaier; University of Würzburg
Arno Schmoeller; TWS Partners
Till Stowasser; University of Wuerzburg
   Presented by: Florian Englmaier, University of Würzburg
   Discussant:   Stephen Ryan, University of Texas at Austin
 

Information Disclosure as a Matching Mechanism: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment
By Steven Tadelis; University of California Berkeley and eBay
Florian Zettelmeyer; Northwestern University
   Presented by: Steven Tadelis, University of California Berkeley and eBay
   Discussant:   Michael Luca, Harvard Business School
 
Session ID 13: Regulatory Performance
May 19, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Back Bay Room
 
Session Chair: Keizo Mizuno, Kwansei Gakuin University
 

The Value of Free Water: Analyzing South Africa’'s Free Basic Water Policy
By Andrea Szabo; University of Houston
   Presented by: Andrea Szabo, University of Houston
   Discussant:   Rui Huang, University of Connecticut
 

Redistribution Effects of Electricity Pricing in Korea
By Jung S. You; Rice University
Soyeong Lim; Korea Institute of Public Finance
   Presented by: Jung S. You, Rice University
   Discussant:   Robin Lee, Stern School of Business, New York Unive
 

ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION AND VERTICAL STRUCTURE: PRICES VS QUANTITIES
By Idrissa SIBAILLY; Ecole Polytechnique and CREST-LEI
   Presented by: Idrissa SIBAILLY, Ecole Polytechnique and CREST-LEI
   Discussant:   Keizo Mizuno, Kwansei Gakuin University
 
Session ID 14: Indicators of collusion
May 19, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Beacon Hill Room
 
Session Chair: Catherine Roux, University of St. Gallen
 

Collusion and the choice of auction: experimental evidence
By Jeroen Hinloopen; University of Amsterdam
Sander Onderstal; University of Amsterdam
   Presented by: Jeroen Hinloopen, University of Amsterdam
   Discussant:   Sven Heim, Centre for European Economic Research & University of Gießen
 

Focal Points as Collusion Facilitators: Experimental Evidence
By Christian Rojas; University of Massachusetts-Amherst
   Presented by: Christian Rojas, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
   Discussant:   Jeroen Hinloopen, University of Amsterdam
 

Collusion Among Many Firms: The Disciplinary Power of Targeted Punishment
By Catherine Roux; University of St. Gallen
Christian Thoeni
   Presented by: Catherine Roux, University of St. Gallen
   Discussant:   Christian Rojas, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
 

Do discriminatoy auctions favor collusion? - Evidence from Germany's reserve power market
By Sven Heim; Centre for European Economic Research & University of Gießen
   Presented by: Sven Heim, Centre for European Economic Research & University of Gießen
   Discussant:   Catherine Roux, University of St. Gallen
 
Session ID 37: Vertical Relationships and Industry Dynamics
May 19, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Cabot Room
 
Session Chair: Chengsi Wang, University of Mannheim
 

Anticompetitive Exclusion in Related Markets
By Paolo Ramezzana; Compass Lexecon
   Presented by: Paolo Ramezzana, Compass Lexecon
   Discussant:   Chengsi Wang, University of Mannheim
 

Reputation-driven industry dynamics
By Bernardita Vial; Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Felipe Zurita; Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
   Presented by: Felipe Zurita, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
   Discussant:   Steve Thompson, University of Nottingham
 

Horizontal mergers in the presence of vertical relationships
By Arghya Ghosh; University of New South Wales
Hodaka Morita; University of New South Wales
Chengsi Wang; University of Mannheim
   Presented by: Chengsi Wang, University of Mannheim
   Discussant:   Paolo Ramezzana, Compass Lexecon
 

A Note on the Value of Residual Claimancy with Competing Vertical Hierarchies
By salvatore piccolo; Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (M
Riccardo Martina; University of Naples
   Presented by: Riccardo Martina, University of Naples
   Discussant:   Sarah Parlane, University College Dublin
 
Session ID 39: Economics of Contracts
May 19, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Cambridge Room
 
Session Chair: Jaesoo Kim, IUPUI
 

Incentive Contracts with Disagreement
By Jaesoo Kim; IUPUI
   Presented by: Jaesoo Kim, IUPUI
   Discussant:   Kun Jiang, The University of Hong Kong
 

An Empirical Analysis of Strategic Contracts
By Di Guo; The University of Hong Kong
Xinyu Hua; HKUST
Kun Jiang; The University of Hong Kong
   Presented by: Kun Jiang, The University of Hong Kong
   Discussant:   Jaesoo Kim, IUPUI
 

On the Optimality of \textit{One-size-fits-all} Contracts
By Felipe Balmaceda; University of Chile
   Presented by: Felipe Balmaceda, University of Chile
   Discussant:   Matthias Fahn, University of Würzburg
 

Relational Contracts and the Commitment Role of Equity Financing
By Matthias Fahn; University of Würzburg
Valeria Merlo; ETH Zürich
Georg Wamser; ETH Zurich
   Presented by: Matthias Fahn, University of Würzburg
   Discussant:   Felipe Balmaceda, University of Chile
 
Session ID 45: Platform Competition
May 19, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Charles River Room
 
Session Chair: Jeffrey Prince, Kelley School of Business, Indiana Unive
 

The Role of Coordination Bias in Platform Competition
By Yaron Yehezkel; Tel Aviv University
Hanna Halaburda; Harvard Business School
   Presented by: Yaron Yehezkel, Tel Aviv University
   Discussant:   Talia Bar, Binghamton University
 

Platform competition in a market where cross network externalties induce vertical differentiation
By Jean Gabszewicz; CORE
   Presented by: Jean Gabszewicz, CORE
   Discussant:   Levent Celik, CERGE-EI
 

Internet Interconnection and Network Neutrality
By Byungcheol Kim; Georgia Institute of Technology
Jay Pil Choi; University of New South Wales and MSU
Doh-Shin Jeon; Toulouse School of Economics
   Presented by: Byungcheol Kim, Georgia Institute of Technology
   Discussant:   Ingo Vogelsang, Boston University
 

Transactions in Two-Sided Markets
By Alexei Alexandrov; Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Daniel F Spulber; Kellogg School of Management
   Presented by: Alexei Alexandrov, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
   Discussant:   Jeffrey Prince, Kelley School of Business, Indiana Unive
 
Session ID 53: Investor Behavior
May 19, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Franklin Room
 
Session Chair: Jennifer Brown, Kellogg School of Management
 

Regulating Hedge Funds: A Structural Approach
By Naoaki Minamihashi; Bank of Canada
Naoki Wakamori; University of Mannheim
   Presented by: Naoki Wakamori, University of Mannheim
   Discussant:   Jacob Gramlich, Federal Reserve Board
 

Does Team Investment Influence the Disposition Effect? Experimental Evidence
By Holger Rau; DICE
   Presented by: Holger Rau, DICE
   Discussant:   Jennifer Brown, Kellogg School of Management
 

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: A Theory of Angel Markets
By Thomas Hellmann; University of British Columbia
Veikko Thiele; Queen's University
   Presented by: Veikko Thiele, Queen's University
   Discussant:   Holger Rau, DICE
 
Session ID 57: Production Function Estimation
May 19, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Lexington Room
 
Session Chair: Jordi Jaumandreu, Boston University
 

Production Function Estimation with Unobserved Price Dispersion
By Paul Grieco; Pennsylvania State University
Shengyu Li; Penn State
   Presented by: Shengyu Li, Pennsylvania State University
   Discussant:   Liqiu Zhao, School of Labor and Human Resources
 

Adjustment Costs in Capital and Labor
By Liqiu Zhao; Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
   Presented by: Liqiu Zhao, School of Labor and Human Resources
   Discussant:   David Saal, Aston Business School
 

Estimating Economies of Scale and Scope with Flexible Technology and its Implications
By David Saal; Aston Business School
   Presented by: David Saal, Aston Business School
   Discussant:   Jordi Jaumandreu, Boston University
 

Cost and Product Advantages: A Firm-level Model for the Chinese Exports and Industry Growth
By Jordi Jaumandreu; Boston University
Heng Yin; Beijing Normal University
   Presented by: Jordi Jaumandreu, Boston University
   Discussant:   Shengyu Li, Pennsylvania State University
 
Session ID 77: Patenting Behavior and Implications
May 19, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Newbury Room
 
Session Chair: Alexandra Zaby, University of Tuebingen
 

Optimal Licensing Contract under Private Information and Weak Intellectual Property Rights
By Aniruddha Bagchi; Kennesaw State University
   Presented by: Aniruddha Bagchi, Kennesaw State University
   Discussant:   Diana Heger, ZEW Mannheim
 

The Dilemma of Defensive Patenting
By Jing-Yuan Chiou; IMT Lucca
   Presented by: Jing-Yuan Chiou, IMT Lucca
   Discussant:   Yaroslav Kryukov, Carnegie-Mellon University
 

Do inventors value secrecy in patenting?
By Stuart Graham; Georgia Institute of Technology
Deepak Hegde; New York University
   Presented by: Deepak Hegde, New York University
   Discussant:   Jin-Hyuk Kim, University of Colorado at Boulder
 

The Strategic Use of Fuzziness in Patent Specifications
By Alexandra Zaby; University of Tuebingen
Diana Heger; ZEW Mannheim
   Presented by: Alexandra Zaby, University of Tuebingen
   Discussant:   Deepak Hegde, New York University
 
Session ID 82: Energy Pricing
May 19, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
St. James Room
 
Session Chair: Eduardo Saavedra, ILADES, Universidad Alberto Hurtado
 

Pass-through of Emissions Costs in Electricity Markets
By Mar Reguant; Stanford
   Presented by: Mar Reguant, Stanford
   Discussant:   Lambert Schoonbeek, University of Groningen
 

The Effect of Sulfur Content Regulation on the U.S. Diesel Market
By Ker Zhang; Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
   Presented by: Ker Zhang, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
   Discussant:   Maria Kopsakangas-Savolainen, Finnish Environment Institute
 

Did the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Cause Drivers to Boycott BP Brand Gasoline
By Zhongmin Wang; Resources for the Future
   Presented by: Zhongmin Wang, Resources for the Future
   Discussant:   Jan Bouckaert, University of Antwerp
 

AN ESTIMATION OF THE SURVIVAL OF FUELS RETAIL PRICES
By Marcela Perticara; Universidad Alberto Hurtado
Eduardo Saavedra; ILADES, Universidad Alberto Hurtado
   Presented by: Eduardo Saavedra, ILADES, Universidad Alberto Hurtado
   Discussant:   Kanishka Kacker, University of Maryland College Park
 
Session ID 87: Online and Electronic Auctions
May 19, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Stuart Room
 
Session Chair: Daniel Quint, University of Wisconsin
 

Investigating the Economic Importance of Pricing-Rule Mis-Specification in Empirical Models of Electronic Auctions
By Brent Hickman; University of Chicago
Timothy Hubbard; Colby College
Harry Paarsch; Amazon
   Presented by: Timothy Hubbard, Colby College
   Discussant:   Jorge Balat, Johns Hopkins University
 

Bidding behavior and experience in internet auctions
By Rachel Pownall; Maastricht University
Leonard Wolk; Maastricht University
   Presented by: Leonard Wolk, Maastricht University
   Discussant:   Daniel Quint, University of Wisconsin
 

Common Agency and Coordinated Bids in Sponsored Search Auctions
By Francesco Decarolis; Boston University
Maris Goldmanis; Royal Holloway, University of London
Antonio Penta; University of Wisconsin, Madison
   Presented by: Maris Goldmanis, Royal Holloway, University of London
   Discussant:   Harrison Cheng, University of Southern California
 

Effects of Minimum Bid Increments in Internet Auctions: Evidence from a Field Experiment
By Janne Tukiainen; Government Institute for Economic Research VATT
   Presented by: Janne Tukiainen, Government Institute for Economic Research
   Discussant:   Decio Coviello, HEC Montreal
 
Session ID 91: Market Structure and its Impacts in the Pharmaceutical Industry
May 19, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Thoreau
 
Session Chair: Mike Scherer, Harvard University
 

Mergers and Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry
By Mike Scherer; Harvard University
   Presented by: Mike Scherer, Harvard University
   Discussant:   Matthew Chesnes, Federal Trade Commission
 

Size Metrics and Dynamics of Firm Expansion in the European Pharmaceutical Industry
By Franco Mariuzzo; University of East Anglia
Xiaoheng Zhang
   Presented by: Franco Mariuzzo, University of East Anglia
   Discussant:   Tannista Banerjee, Auburn University
 

Effects of Merger and Acquisitions in the Pharmaceutical Industry
By Tannista Banerjee; Auburn University
   Presented by: Tannista Banerjee, Auburn University
   Discussant:   Franco Mariuzzo, University of East Anglia
 

Protecting consumers or reducing competition? The impact of banning foreign pharmacies from sponsored search
By Matthew Chesnes; Federal Trade Commission
Weijia Dai; University of Maryland
Ginger Jin; University of Maryland
   Presented by: Matthew Chesnes, Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Mike Scherer, Harvard University
 
Session ID 92: Cartels and Cartel Policy
May 19, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
White Hill Room
 
Session Chair: Kai Hueschelrath, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
 

Estimating Damages from Price-Fixing - The Value of Transaction Data
By Kai Hueschelrath; Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
Kathrin Mueller; Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) Mannheim
Tobias Veith; ZEW
   Presented by: Kai Hueschelrath, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
   Discussant:   Dennis Gärtner, University of Bonn
 

Delays in Leniency Application: Is There Really a Race to the Enforcer's Door?
By Dennis Gaertner; University of Bonn
Jun Zhou; Bonn University
   Presented by: Dennis Gärtner, University of Bonn
   Discussant:   Daniel Miller, Clemson University
 

Enforcement of European Competition Policy - Impact on Competition and Efficiency
By Gordon Klein; DICE, University of Düsseldorf
Andrea Günster; ETH Zurich
   Presented by: Gordon Klein, DICE, University of Düsseldorf
   Discussant:   Svetlana Avdasheva, Higher School of Economics National Research University
 
Session ID 103: Airline Pricing
May 19, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Whittier Room
 
Session Chair: Diego Escobari, The University of Texas - Pan American
 

Combined Effects of Load Factors and Booking Time on Fares: Insights from the Yield Management of a Low-Cost Airline
By Marco Alderighi; Universita' della Valle d'Aosta
Marcella Nicolini; Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei
Claudio Piga; Loughborough University
   Presented by: Claudio Piga, Loughborough University
   Discussant:   Diego Escobari, The University of Texas - Pan American
 

Dynamic Price Discrimination in Airlines
By Diego Escobari; The University of Texas - Pan American
Nicholas Rupp; East Carolina University
Joseph Meskey; East Carolina University
   Presented by: Diego Escobari, The University of Texas - Pan American
   Discussant:   Claudio Piga, Loughborough University
 

Overbooking
By Jeffrey Ely; Northwestern University
Daniel Garrett; Toulouse School of Economics
Toomas Hinnosaar; Collegio Carlo Alberto
   Presented by: Toomas Hinnosaar, Collegio Carlo Alberto
   Discussant:   James Dana, Northeastern University
 
Session ID 105: Competition in Online Markets
May 19, 2013 8:15 to 10:05
Winthrop Room
 
Session Chair: Ginger Jin, University of Maryland at College Park
 

How do Online Job Boards and Resume Banks Respond to Changes in the Labor Market Conditions? Evidence from Price-Setting
By Vera Brencic; University of Alberta
   Presented by: Vera Brencic, University of Alberta
   Discussant:   Joao Macieira, Virginia Tech
 

Selling Cookies
By Dirk Bergemann; Yale University
Alessandro Bonatti; MIT
   Presented by: Alessandro Bonatti, MIT
   Discussant:   Andre Trindade, EPGE/FGV
 

In Whom We Trust: The Role of Certification Agencies in Online Drug Markets
By Roger Bate; American Enterprise Institute
Ginger Jin; University of Maryland at College Park
Aparna Mathur; American Enterprise Institute
   Presented by: Ginger Jin, University of Maryland at College Park
   Discussant:   Hong Luo, HBS
 

Usage-Based Pricing of the Internet
By Aviv Nevo; Northwestern University
John Turner; University of Georgia
Jonathan Williams; University of Georgia
   Presented by: Jonathan Williams, University of Georgia
   Discussant:   Ching-I Huang, National Taiwan University
 
Session ID 6: Empirical Studies of Vertical Arrangements
May 19, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Alcott Room
 
Session Chair: Julie Mortimer, Boston College
 

Vertical Restraints in the Movie Exhibition Industry
By Krzysztof Wozniak; NYU
   Presented by: Krzysztof Wozniak, NYU
   Discussant:   Lucrezio Figurelli, Boston College
 

The Welfare Effects of Vertical Integration in Multichannel Television Markets
By Robin Lee; Stern School of Business, New York Unive
Gregory Crawford; University of Warwick
Michael Whinston
Ali Yurukoglu
   Presented by: Robin Lee, Stern School of Business, New York Unive
   Discussant:   Christopher Conlon, Columbia University
 

All-Units Rebates: Experimental Evidence from the Vending Industry
By Christopher Conlon; Columbia University
Julie Mortimer; Boston College
   Presented by: Christopher Conlon, Columbia University
                         Julie Mortimer, Boston College
   Discussant:   Timothy Lambie-Hanson, Suffolk University
 

Agency and Incentives: Vertical Integration in the Mortgage Foreclosure Industry
By Lauren Lambie-Hanson; MIT
Timothy Lambie-Hanson; Suffolk University
   Presented by: Timothy Lambie-Hanson, Suffolk University
   Discussant:   Krzysztof Wozniak, NYU
 
Session ID 15: IO experiments
May 19, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Back Bay Room
 
Session Chair: Jeffrey Butler, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Fina
 

Insurance, risk aversion, and loss manipulation: An experiment
By Jeroen Hinloopen; University of Amsterdam
Adriaan Soetevent; University of Amsterdam
   Presented by: Adriaan Soetevent, University of Amsterdam
   Discussant:   Ronald Peeters, Maastricht University
 

Strategic commitment and cooperation in experimental games of strategic complements and substitutes
By Matthew Embrey; Maastricht University
Friederike Mengel; University of Essex and Maastricht Unive
Ronald Peeters; Maastricht University
   Presented by: Ronald Peeters, Maastricht University
   Discussant:   Tobias Wenzel, Universität Düsseldorf
 

Shrouding add-on information: an experimental study
By Hans-Theo Normann; Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics
Tobias Wenzel; Universität Düsseldorf
   Presented by: Tobias Wenzel, Universität Düsseldorf
   Discussant:   Jeffrey Butler, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Fina
 

Reputation and Entry
By Jeffrey Butler; Einaudi Institute for Economics and Fina
Enrica Carbone; Seconda Universita' di Napoli
Pierluigi Conzo; University of Rome
Giancarlo Spagnolo; Stockholm School of Economics
   Presented by: Jeffrey Butler, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Fina
   Discussant:   Adriaan Soetevent, University of Amsterdam
 
Session ID 17: Price Regulation and Regulatory Institutions
May 19, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Beacon Hill Room
 
Session Chair: John Mayo, Georgetown University
 

Regulatory behaviour under threat of court reversal
By Magnus Söderberg; MINES, ParisTech
Flavio Menezes; University of Queensland
Miguel Santolino; University of Barcelona
   Presented by: Magnus Söderberg, MINES, ParisTech
   Discussant:   Laura Rondi, Politecnico di Torino
 

Output-based incentive regulation in electricity distribution: evidence from Italy
By Carlo Cambini; Politecnico di Torino
Annalisa Croce; Politecnico di Milano
Elena Fumagalli; Politecnico di Milano
   Presented by: Elena Fumagalli, Politecnico di Milano
   Discussant:   Mark Jamison, University of Florida
 

Reluctant Regulation
By Bernardo Bortolotti; University of Turin and FEEM
Carlo Cambini; Politecnico di Torino
Laura Rondi; Politecnico di Torino
   Presented by: Laura Rondi, Politecnico di Torino
   Discussant:   John Mayo, Georgetown University
 
Session ID 28: Media & Advertising
May 19, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Cabot Room
 
Session Chair: Christiaan Hogendorn, Wesleyan University
 

Either or Both Competition: A “Two-sided” Theory of Advertising with Overlapping Viewerships
By Markus Reisinger; WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
   Presented by: Markus Reisinger, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
   Discussant:   Christiaan Hogendorn, Wesleyan University
 

Strategic Information Disclosure under Common Private Information
By Levent Celik; CERGE-EI
   Presented by: Levent Celik, CERGE-EI
   Discussant:   Carlo Cambini, Politecnico di Torino
 

Open Access versus Traditional Journal Pricing: Using a Simple "Platform Market" Model to Understand Which Will Win (and Which Should)
By Mark McCabe; University of Michigan
Christopher Snyder; Dartmouth College
   Presented by: Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College
   Discussant:   Brett Danaher, Wellesley College
 

BANNING ADS FROM PRIME-TIME STATE TELEVISION: LESSONS FROM FRANCE
By Lapo Filistrucchi; Tilburg University
   Presented by: Lapo Filistrucchi, Tilburg University
   Discussant:   Vivek Pai, NERA Economic Consulting
 

Gone in 60 Seconds: The Impact of the Megaupload Shutdown on Movie Sales
By Brett Danaher; Wellesley College
Michael Smith; Carnegie Mellon University
   Presented by: Brett Danaher, Wellesley College
   Discussant:   Joerg Claussen, Copenhagen Business School
 
Session ID 38: Price Effects of Mergers
May 19, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Cambridge Room
 
Session Chair: Luke Olson, Federal Trade Commission
 

Market Power, Efficiencies, and Entry - Evidence from an Airline Merger
By Kai Hueschelrath; Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
Kathrin Mueller; Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) Mannheim
   Presented by: Kai Hueschelrath, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
   Discussant:   Matthew Weinberg, Drexel University
 

Do Retail Mergers Affect Competition? Evidence from Grocery Retailing
By Daniel Hosken; Federal Trade Commission
Luke Olson; Federal Trade Commission
loren smith; Federal Trade Commission
   Presented by: Luke Olson, Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Bryan Keating, Compass Lexecon
 

The Competitive Effects of Mergers: Evidence from Miller-Coors
By Orley Ashenfelter; PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
Matthew Weinberg; Drexel University
   Presented by: Matthew Weinberg, Drexel University
   Discussant:   Kai Hueschelrath, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
 

Predicting the Price Effects of Hospital Mergers in the Presence of Restricted Networks
By Bryan Keating; Compass Lexecon
   Presented by: Bryan Keating, Compass Lexecon
   Discussant:   Luke Olson, Federal Trade Commission
 
Session ID 50: Learning and Investing
May 19, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Charles River Room
 
Session Chair: Sean Chu, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
 

Boom and Gloom
By Giorgo Sertsios; University of Houston
   Presented by: Giorgo Sertsios, University of Houston
   Discussant:   Marta Troya-Martinez, University of Oxford
 

Framing Games: Evidence-Based Decision Making in an Adversarial Setting
By Luke Froeb; Vanderbilt
Bernhard Ganglmair; University of Texas at Dallas
Steven Tschantz; Vanderbilt University
   Presented by: Bernhard Ganglmair, University of Texas at Dallas
   Discussant:   Fahad Khalil, University of Washington
 

Can an Ignorant Principal Motivate an Agent to Learn?
By Jia Xie; Bank of Canda
   Presented by: Jia Xie, Bank of Canda
   Discussant:   Thomas Tregouet, Université de Cergy-Pontoise
 

Automobile Maintenance Costs, Used Cars, and Private Information
By maxim engers; University of Virginia
Monica Hartmann; University of St. Thomas
Steven Stern; University of Virginia
   Presented by: Monica Hartmann, University of St. Thomas
   Discussant:   Susan Lu, University of Rochester
 
Session ID 54: Bank Lending and Banking Relationships
May 19, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Constitution Room
 
Session Chair: Nathan Dong, Columbia University
 

Electoral cycles in savings bank lending
By Florian Englmaier; University of Würzburg
Till Stowasser; University of Wuerzburg
   Presented by: Till Stowasser, University of Wuerzburg
   Discussant:   Robin Prager, FRB
 

Corporate main bank decision
By Daniel Hoewer; Centre for European Economic Research
   Presented by: Daniel Hoewer, Centre for European Economic Research
   Discussant:   Wilko Bolt, De Nederlandsche Bank N.V.
 

Relationships with banks and access to credit for innovation and internationalization of SMEs
By Maria Luisa Mancusi; Università Cattolica - Milano
Andrea Vezzulli; Universitade Técnica de Lisboa
   Presented by: Maria Luisa Mancusi, Università Cattolica - Milano
   Discussant:   Daniel Hoewer, Centre for European Economic Research
 
Session ID 56: Estimation & Applications of Static Demand Models
May 19, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Franklin Room
 
Session Chair: Arie Beresteanu, University of Pittsburgh
 

Automobile Prices in Market Equilibrium with Unobserved Price Discrimination
By Isis Durrmeyer; University of Mannheim
Xavier D'Haultfoeuille; CREST
Philippe Fevrier; Crest-Lei
   Presented by: Isis Durrmeyer, University of Mannheim
   Discussant:   Juan Esteban Carranza,
 

The Effect of Consumer Learning Behavior on the Rising Bottled Water Consumption
By Yizao Liu; University of Connecticut
Lu Huang; University of Connecticut
   Presented by: Lu Huang, University of Connecticut
   Discussant:   Isis Durrmeyer, University of Mannheim
 

The dynamics of the exchange rate and the demand for cars in Colombia
By Juan Esteban Carranza
   Presented by: Juan Esteban Carranza,
   Discussant:   Lu Huang, University of Connecticut
 

Buyer Behavior under Best Offer Mechanism: A Theoretical Model and Empirical Evidence from eBay Motors
By Ching-I Huang; National Taiwan University
Jong-Rong Chen; National Central University
Chiu-Yu Lee; National Central University
   Presented by: Ching-I Huang, National Taiwan University
   Discussant:   Alessandro Bonatti, MIT
 
Session ID 69: Firm Competition in Innovation
May 19, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Newbury Room
 
Session Chair: Susanne Thorwarth, Monopolies Commission / KU Leuven
 

Research Among Copycats: R&D, Spillovers, and Feedback Strategies
By Grega Smrkolj; University of Amsterdam
Florian Wagener; University of Amsterdam
   Presented by: Grega Smrkolj, University of Amsterdam
   Discussant:   Juan A. Mañez, University of Valencia and ERICES
 

Competition, R&D and innovation: testing the inverted-U in a simultaneous system
By Michael Peneder; Austrian Institute of Economic Research
Martin Woerter; ETH Zurich
   Presented by: Michael Peneder, Austrian Institute of Economic Research
   Discussant:   Luigi Moretti, University of Padova
 

Cooperative R&D With Durable Goods
By Amagoia Sagasta; University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU
   Presented by: Amagoia Sagasta, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU
   Discussant:   Van Anh Vuong, University of Cologne
 

Does Competitive Pressure Spur or Hinder Corporate Basic Research?
By Susanne Thorwarth; Monopolies Commission / KU Leuven
Salem Saljanin; University of Hamburg
   Presented by: Susanne Thorwarth, Monopolies Commission / KU Leuven
   Discussant:   Danny McGowan, Bangor University
 
Session ID 93: Mergers and Merger Policy I
May 19, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
St. James Room
 
Session Chair: John Kwoka, Northeastern University
 

Mergers, Coordinated Effects and Efficiency in the Portuguese Non-Life Insurance Industry
By Duarte Brito; UNL
Pedro Pereira; Autoridade da Concorrência
Joaquim Ramalho; Universidade de Evora
   Presented by: Pedro Pereira, Autoridade da Concorrência
   Discussant:   Amrita Ray Chaudhuri, University of Winnipeg
 

"Upward Pricing Pressure" with Negotiated Prices
By David Balan; Federal Trade Commission
Patrick DeGraba; Federal Trade Commission
   Presented by: Patrick DeGraba, Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Pedro Pereira, Autoridade da Concorrência
 

MERGER OUTCOMES: AN ANALYSIS OF THE PREDICTIVE POWER OF EVENT STUDIES AND OF MARKET STRUCTURE
By John Kwoka; Northeastern University
Chengyan Gu; Northeastern University
   Presented by: John Kwoka, Northeastern University
                         Chengyan Gu, Northeastern University
   Discussant:   Patrick DeGraba, Federal Trade Commission
 

Merger policy and signaling by non-participating fi…rms
By Amrita Ray Chaudhuri; University of Winnipeg
   Presented by: Amrita Ray Chaudhuri, University of Winnipeg
   Discussant:   John Kwoka, Northeastern University
 
Session ID 97: Antitrust Enforcement II
May 19, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Stuart Room
 
Session Chair: Anastasiia Shchepetova, Toulouse School of Economics
 

The Distortive Effects of Antitrust Fines Based on Revenue
By Giancarlo Spagnolo; Stockholm School of Economics-SITE
Yannis Katsoulacos; Athens University of Economics and Business
Vasilik Bageri; Bageri Vasiliki P hD Ca n d i d a te
   Presented by: Yannis Katsoulacos, Athens University of Economics and Business
   Discussant:   Gordon Klein, DICE, University of Düsseldorf
 

‘Reactive’ Model of Antitrust Enforcement: when private interests run the actions of executive authority (case of Russia)
By Svetlana Avdasheva; Higher School of Economics National Research University
Polina Kryuchkova; Higher School of Economics
   Presented by: Svetlana Avdasheva, Higher School of Economics National Research University
 

Adversarial vs. Inquisitorial system and the right to be silent
By Anastasiia Shchepetova; Toulouse School of Economics
   Presented by: Anastasiia Shchepetova, Toulouse School of Economics
   Discussant:   Qihong Liu, University of Oklahoma
 
Session ID 100: Consumer Search II
May 19, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Lexington Room
 
Session Chair: Stephen McDonald, Newcastle University
 

Consumer Search and Price Dispersion: The Case of U.S. Retail Gasoline Markets
By Mitsukuni Nishida; Johns Hopkins University
Marc Remer; United States Department of Justice
   Presented by: Mitsukuni Nishida, Johns Hopkins University
   Discussant:   Stephen McDonald, Newcastle University
 

Price dispersion, price discrimination and competition in the US hotel industry
By Babur De los Santos; Indiana University
Renata Kosova; Cornell University
Sergei Koulayev; Keystone Strategy, LLC
   Presented by: Sergei Koulayev, Keystone Strategy, LLC
   Discussant:   Joshua Cherry, Northwestern University
 

Pass-Through and Consumer Search: An Empirical Analysis
By Timothy Richards; Arizona State University
Miguel I. Gomez; Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Econo
Jun Lee; Cornell University
   Presented by: Timothy Richards, Arizona State University
   Discussant:   Sergei Koulayev, Keystone Strategy, LLC
 

Multiple Price Posting and Consumer Search Obfuscation: Evidence from an Online Market
By Stephen McDonald; Newcastle University
Colin Wren; Newcastle University
   Presented by: Stephen McDonald, Newcastle University
   Discussant:   Timothy Richards, Arizona State University
 
Session ID 104: Pricing Dynamics
May 19, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Thoreau Room
 
Session Chair: James Dana, Northeastern University
 

Asymmetric Price Adjustments in Gasoline Retail Markets
By Olena Rarytska; Cornell University
Viktor Tsyrennikov; Cornell
   Presented by: Olena Rarytska, Cornell University
   Discussant:   Jonathan Peterson, NRU Higher School of Economics
 

Optimal Durability vs. Planned Obsolescence in the Textbook Market
By Jonathan Peterson; NRU Higher School of Economics
   Presented by: Jonathan Peterson, NRU Higher School of Economics
   Discussant:   Olena Rarytska, Cornell University
 

Revenue Management without Commitment
By Fei Li; University of Pennsylvania
Francesc Dilme; University of Pennsylvania
   Presented by: Fei Li, University of Pennsylvania
   Discussant:   Rick Harbaugh, Indiana University
 

Dynamic price competition in aftermarkets with network effects
By Didier Laussel; GREQAM) Aix-Marseille School of Economic
Joana Resende; FEP
   Presented by: Joana Resende, FEP
   Discussant:   Fei Li, University of Pennsylvania
 
Session ID 107: Empirical Studies of Pricing
May 19, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
White Hill Room
 
Session Chair: Dmitry Lubensky, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business
 

Using Assortment Decisions to Estimate Retailer Costs
By Andre Trindade; EPGE/FGV
   Presented by: Andre Trindade, EPGE/FGV
   Discussant:   Vera Brencic, University of Alberta
 

Invest in Information or Wing It? A Model of Dynamic Pricing with Seller Learning
By Guofang Huang; Yale University
Hong Luo; HBS
Jing Xia; Harvard University
   Presented by: Hong Luo, HBS
   Discussant:   Oz Shy, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
 

Identification of Bundling Incentives in Markets with Product Complementarities: the Case of Triple-play
By Joao Macieira; Virginia Tech
Pedro Pereira; Autoridade da Concorrência
Joao Vareda; Portuguese Competition Authority
   Presented by: Joao Macieira, Virginia Tech
   Discussant:   Jonathan Williams, University of Georgia
 

The impact of retail mergers on food prices: evidence from France
By ml allain; Ecole Polytechnique
Claire Chambolle; INRA
Stephane Turolla; INRA
Sofia Berto; University of California
   Presented by: Claire Chambolle, INRA
   Discussant:   Mahdiyeh Entezarkheir, University of Western Ontario (Huron)
 
Session ID 109: The Economics of Attention and Inattention
May 19, 2013 10:20 to 12:10
Winthrop Room
 
Session Chair: Carmen Astorne-Figari, University of Memphis
 

Low Income Subsidies and Automatic Enrollment in Medicare Part D
By Daniel Miller; Clemson University
   Presented by: Daniel Miller, Clemson University
   Discussant:   Haizhen Lin, Indiana University
 

The Bunny and the Batteries: Advertising to Consumers with Limited Attention
By Carmen Astorne-Figari; University of Memphis
   Presented by: Carmen Astorne-Figari, University of Memphis
   Discussant:   Andreas Hefti, University of Zurich, Harvard University
 

Attention, Competition and Diversity
By Andreas Hefti; University of Zurich, Harvard University
   Presented by: Andreas Hefti, University of Zurich, Harvard University
   Discussant:   Carmen Astorne-Figari, University of Memphis
 

104 sessions, 392 papers, and 3 presentations with no associated papers
 
Index of Participants

Legend: C=chair, P=Presenter, D=Disscussant
#ParticipantRoles in Conference
2Alcobendas, Miguel AngelP65
3Alexandrov, AlexeiD42, P45
4Anderson, BenjaminD29, P29
5Arbatskaya, MariaD12, P12
6Arvanitis, SpyrosC76, D76, P76
7Asgari, LeilaP68
8Astorne-Figari, CarmenP109, D109, C109
9Atal, VidyaD70, C73, P73
10Athey, SusanP98
11Auer, Ludwig vonD102, P101
12Avdasheva, SvetlanaD92, P97
13Baba, YumikoC72, P72, D74
14Bagchi, AniruddhaD71, P77
15Balan, DavidC94, P94
16Balat, JorgeP86, D87
17Balmaceda, FelipeD39, P39
18Banerjee, TannistaD91, P91
19Bar, TaliaP42, P74, D45
20Barge-Gil, AndrésD42, P42, D76, P76
21Bauner, ChristophD34, P35, D3
22Bennato, Anna RitaD2, P2
23Beresteanu, ArieD65, P48, C56
24Bokhari, FarasatC2, D2, P2
25Bolt, WilkoP55, D54
26Bonatti, AlessandroP105, D56
27Booth, RyanD94
28Bouckaert, JanP80, D82
29Bowblis, JohnP12, C11, D11
30Boyer, KennethC61, C81, D81
31Boyer, PierreP84, D85
32Braouezec, YannP106, D11
33Brencic, VeraP105, D107
34Brennan, TimothyP18
35Brown, JenniferD68, P52, C53, D53
36Brueckner, JanD79, P79
37Brummund, PeterC9, D9, P9
38Brunt, ChristopherD89, P89
39Buchmueller, ThomasC88, D88, P88
40Buchwald, AchimP76
41Butler, JeffreyC15, D15, P15
42Butters, AndrewP67
43Button, KennethD79, P79
44Cambini, CarloP26, D28
45Carranza, Juan EstebanD56, P56
46Casas, CamilaP81
47Celik, LeventD45, P28
48Chambolle, ClaireD36, P107
49Chao, YongD31, P31
50Chatterjee, ChirantanD88, P88
51Chen, ZhijunP106, D102
52Cheng, HarrisonP83, D87
53Cherry, JoshuaP99, D100
54Chesnes, MatthewD64, D91, P91
55Chiou, Jing-YuanD72, P72, D74, P77
56Chisholm, DarleneD71
57Choi, Jay PilC95, D95, P95, D22
58Chorniy, AnnaP64
59CHRISTIN, clémenceD31, P31
60Chu, SeanD64, D46, P49, C50
61Claussen, JoergP44, D28
62Claussen, JörgD5
63Clougherty, JosephC21, D21, P21
64Collard-Wexler, AllanD61, D30, P30
65Conlon, ChristopherC7, D7, P7, D6, P6
66Conti, AnnamariaD43
67Cookson, J.P65
68Coublucq, DanielP3
69Coviello, DecioP84, D87
70Dai, MianD34, P34
71Damar, EvrenD51, P51
72Dana, JamesC106, C102, D103, C104
73Danaher, BrettP27, D44, D28, P28
74Dargaud, EmilieC8, D8, P8
75de Corniere, AlexandreP22
76de Nijs, RomainD27, P27
77DeGraba, PatrickD93, P93
78Dong, NathanP51, D52, C54
79Donna, JavierD86, P86
80Dou, JiangliD102, P101
81Durrmeyer, IsisD56, P56
82Englmaier, FlorianD68, P5
83Entezarkheir, MahdiyehP36, D107
84Escobari, DiegoC103, D103, P103
85Essling, ChristianP63, P83, D86
86Fahn, MatthiasD39, P39
87Falk, MartinD21, P21
88Fan, YingD63, C42, D42, P42, D23
89Feinberg, RobertD65, C36, D36, P36
90Fernandes, Ana MP73, D75
91Figurelli, LucrezioD6
92Filistrucchi, LapoC27, D27, C90, D90, P90, P28
93Filson, DarrenD55, P55
94Frech, H.C89, D89, P89
95Fumagalli, ElenaD12, P17
96Gabszewicz, JeanD44, P45
97Ganglmair, BernhardD46, P50
98Gärtner, DennisD92, P92
99Günster, AndreaD7, P7
100George, LisaP23
101Gil, RicardD63, D108, P108, C74, P74
102Gillen, BenjaminD23, P23
103Gillingham, KennethD67, P18
104giorgetti, maria letiziaD95, P2
105Goldmanis, MarisC83, D85, P87
106Gramlich, JacobD53
107Greenstein, ShaneC59, C22, D22
108Grubb, MichaelD66
109Gu, ChengyanP93
110Guglielmo, AndreaP68
111Gutiérrez-Hita, CarlosC108, D108, P108
112Harbaugh, RickP106, D104
113Harrington, JosephC65
114Harrison, TeresaC35, D35, P35, D90, P90
115Hartmann, MonicaD47, C49, P50
116Hefti, AndreasP109, D109
117Hegde, DeepakP22, D25, D77, P77
118Heger, DianaP71, D77
119Heim, SvenD14, P14
120Hernandez, RubenD19, P41
121Herweg, FabianD106, P102
122Hinloopen, JeroenD14, P14
123Hinnosaar, MaritP66
124Hinnosaar, ToomasP103
125Hoewer, DanielD54, P54
126Hogendorn, ChristiaanC28, D28
127Hong, SutingP63
128Honka, ElisabethD47, D48, P48
129Huang, RuiP12, D13
130Huang, LuD56, P56
131Huang, Ching-ID105, P56
132Hubbard, TimothyC85, D86, P87
133Hueschelrath, KaiC92, P92, D38, P38
134Igami, MitsuruP73, D75
135Inceoglu, FiratD31, P31
136Iossa, ElisabettaD46, P46
137Ishihara, MasakazuD3, P3
138Jamison, MarkP11, D17
139Jaumandreu, JordiD61, C57, D57, P57
140Jiang, KunD39, P39
141Jin, GingerP23, D99, C105, P105
142Johnson, GarrettP59
143Kacker, KanishkaP80, D82
144Kalouptsidi, MyrtoP34, D35
145Kato, MikaP73, D75
146Kato, MasatoshiP25
147Katsoulacos, YannisC96, D96, P96, P97
148Kügler, AgnesD9, P9
149Keating, BryanD38, P38
150Khachatryan, KarenD16, P16
151Khalil, FahadP46, D50
152Kim, MyongjinP62
153Kim, ByungcheolD59, D26, P44, P45
154Kim, JaesooD99, P99, C39, D39, P39
155Kim, Jin-HyukP71, P52, D77
156Kind, Hans JarleC29, D29, P29
157Kitamura, HiroshiD108, P108
158Klein, GordonC30, D30, P92, D97
159Knittel, ChristopherP18
160Koch, ThomasD64, D88, P88
161Kolaska, ThomasP5
162Kopsakangas-Savolainen, MariaP80, D82
163Koptyug, NikitaP66, D81, P81
164Kosmopoulou, GeorgiaD83, C84, P86
165Kosova, RenataD41, P41
166Koulayev, SergeiD100, P100
167Krasnokutskaya, ElenaP85, C86, D86
168Kryukov, YaroslavP71, D77
169Kubo, KensukeP95, D2
170Kummer, MichaelP59
171Kurdin, AlexanderD95, P95
172Kuroda, ToshifumiP26
173Kury, TheodoreC18
174Kwoka, JohnC67, C93, D93, P93
175Lafontaine, FrancineC62, C25, D25
176Laibson, DavidC66
177Lambie-Hanson, TimothyD6, P6
178Le, HuubinhP65
179Lee, RobinD13, P6
180Lestage, RomainC12, D12, P11
181Li, FeiD106, D104, P104
182Li, ShanjunD81, P81
183Li, ShengyuD57, P57
184Lijesen, MarkD43, P43
185Lin, HaizhenD90, P90, D109
186Linn, JoshuaD61, D81, P81
187Liu, TingC46, D46, P47, C48
188Liu, QihongP96, D97
189Liu, YiyanP64
190Llanes, GastonD24, P22
191Lo Prete, ChiaraP9, D10
192Lu, JingfengD83, P83
193Lu, SusanP47, D50
194Lubensky, DmitryD101, P99, C107
195Luca, MichaelD49, P49, D5
196Luo, HongD105, P107
197Luo, YaoP59
198Mañez, Juan A.P75, D69
199MacGarvie, MeganC71, D71, P71
200Macieira, JoaoD105, P107
201Maican, FlorinP34, D35
202Mancusi, Maria LuisaP54
203Mansur, ErinD67, P18
204Mariuzzo, FrancoD91, P91
205Martin, StephenC43, D43, P43
206Martina, RiccardoD32, P37
207Marvao, CatarinaP65
208Masterov, DimitriyP24, D23
209Mayo, JohnD59, P11, C17, D17
210McAfee, PrestonP98
211McCalman, PhillipC19, P19, D20
212McDonald, StephenC100, D100, P100
213McGowan, DannyC75, P75, D69
214McManus, BrianD62, P24
215Mendi, PedroP72, D74
216Mercadal, IgnaciaP67
217Miklos-Thal, JeanineD30, P30
218Miller, DanielD92, P109
219Miller, NathanD65, C78, D78, P78
220Miron, JeffreyD66
221Mizuno, KeizoP11, C13, D13
222Montez, JoaoC31, D31, P31
223Moretti, LuigiP84, D75, P75, D69
224Morita, HodakaD19, D42, P43
225Mortimer, JulieC6, P6
226Motchenkova, EvgeniaD96, P96
227Muir, DavidP66
228Mukunoki, HiroshiP19
229Mullin, WallaceD65, D32, P32
230Murry, CharlesP61
231Nagler, MatthewP106, D102
232Nakabayashi, JunD83, P86
233Nakabayashi, MasakiD40, P40, D9, P9
234Nakamura, LeonardD66, D51, P52
235Newberry, PeterP47, D48
236Nicolini, RosellaD21, P21
237Niedermayer, AndrasD10, P10
238Nishida, MitsukuniD99, P100
239Norman, GeorgeD72, P72
240Nurski, LauraP59, D27
241Olimov, JafarP68
242Olson, LukeC38, D38, P38
243Ormosi, PeterD7, P7
244Osborne, MatthewD62, D3, P3
245Ozcan, YasinP63
246Pai, VivekP44, D28
247Pajak, SergeD47, P48
248Parakhonyak, AlexeiD99, P99
249Parlane, SarahC32, P32, D37
250Peeters, RonaldD15, P15
251Peneder, MichaelD73, P69
252Pereira, PedroD93, P93
253Peterson, JonathanD104, P104
254Petrunia, RobertD52, P52
255Peukert, ChristianP5
256Pflum, KevinD88, P88, D94, P94
257Piga, ClaudioD103, P103
258Pillai, UnnikrishnanD70, P70, D29, P29
259Prager, RobinC51, D54
260Prince, JeffreyD59, P44, C45, D45
261Qirjo, DhimitriP19, D20
262Quint, DanielP83, C87, D87
263Ramezzana, PaoloD37, P37
264Rarytska, OlenaD104, P104
265Rasch, AlexanderD8, P8
266Rau, HolgerD53, P53
267Rauh, MichaelD40, P40
268Ray Chaudhuri, AmritaP20, D41, D93, P93
269Raykov, RadoslavD41, P43
270Redkina, AnastasiyaD94, P94
271Reguant, MarD67, D80, P82
272Reimers, ImkeD72
273Reisinger, MarkusD26, P28
274Resende, JoanaP102, D101, P104
275Reynolds, StanleyD10, P10
276Richards, TimothyD100, P100
277Rickert, DennisP30
278RIDLON, ROBERTD49, P49
279Rigbi, OrenD32, P32
280Rojas, ChristianD14, P14
281Ronde, ThomasP25
282Rondi, LauraD17, P17
283Rosar, FrankD84, P85
284Rosenbaum, TedP61
285Roux, CatherineC14, D14, P14
286Runco, MarianoD16, P16
287Rupp, NicholasD62, D79, P79
288Ruzzier, ChristianP42, D43
289Ryan, StephenD61, D5
290Rysman, MarcC24, D24, C44
291Saal, DavidD57, P57
292Saavedra, EduardoD80, C82, P82
293Saeedi, MaryamP24, D49, P49
294Sagasta, AmagoiaD73, P69
295Saini, ViplavD85, P85
296Saljanin, SalemD96, P96
297Samkharadze, LilyD8, P8
298Sapi, GezaD30, P30
299Saxell, TanjaP64
300Söderberg, MagnusD11, P17
301Scherer, MikeD51, P51, C91, D91, P91
302Schober, DominikD9, P10
303Schoonbeek, LambertP80, D82
304Schwartz, MariusP102, D101
305Scott, FrankD68, D7, P7
306Scott, PaulD78, P78
307Seim, KatjaC5
308Serfes, KonstantinosD25, P25
309Sertsios, GiorgoD49, P50
310Sfekas, AndrewD89, P89
311Shapiro, CarlC63
312Shchepetova, AnastasiiaD96, C97, P97
313Shiller, BenD59, D26, P27
314Shu, PianD70, P76
315Shunda, NicholasD8, P8
316Shy, OzP101, D107
317SIBAILLY, IdrissaD11, P13
318smagghue, gabrielP61
319Smrkolj, GregaD22, P22, D73, P69
320Snyder, ChristopherC64, D22, D27, P28
321Soetevent, AdriaanD15, P15
322Somaini, PauloD83, P85
323Sonenshine, RalphD55, P55
324Spiegel, YossiD108, P108
325Starr, MarthaD89, P89
326Stenbacka, RuneP102, C101, D101
327Stowasser, TillC55, D55, P54
328Suzuki, JunichiC34, D34, P34
329Szabo, AndreaD106, P13
330Szech, NoraC16, D16, P16
331Szuecs, FlorianD36, P36
332Tadelis, StevenC68, D85, P98, P5
333Tan, KerryC79, D79, P79
334Thiele, VeikkoD52, P53
335Thompson, SteveP36, D37
336Thorwarth, SusanneD73, C69, P69
337Tregouet, ThomasP48, D50
338Trindade, AndreD105, P107
339Troya-Martinez, MartaP46, D50
340Tukiainen, JanneD84, P87
341Varela, MauricioD19, C20, P20
342Vaughan, BradyD106, P101
343Vergari, CeciliaD29, P29
344Vicentini, GustavoD44
345Vogelsang, IngoC26, P26, D45
346Vuong, Van AnhP75, D69
347Waehrer, KeithD94, P94
348Wagman, LiadD25, P25
349Wagner, RodrigoD20, P21
350Waibel, ChristianP47, D48
351Wait, AndrewD72, C41, P41, P74
352Wakamori, NaokiC52, D52, P53
353Waldman, MichaelC23, D23
354Walker, MichaelP62
355Wang, ChengsiC37, D37, P37
356Wang, ZhongminC80, D80, P82
357Wang, EmilyC3, D3, P3
358Wang, ZhuD55, P55
359Wang, XinliD19, P19
360wang, tongP27
361Warzynski, FredericD78, P78
362Weinberg, MatthewD38, P38
363Weiss, PiaC70, P70, D76
364Wendling, BrettD2, P2
365Wenzel, TobiasD15, P15
366wernerfelt, birgerC40, D40, P40
367West, JeremyP61
368White, LawrenceD51, P51, C98
369Wibulpolprasert, WichsineeP67
370Wildenbeest, MatthijsD24, P23, C99
371Williams, JonathanP105, D107
372Wilson, NathanD63, D34, P35, D90, P90
373Woerter, MartinP70, D76
374Wolk, LeonardD84, P87
375Wozniak, KrzysztofD6, P6
376Xiao, MoD24, P24
377Xie, JiaD47, P50
378Xu, ZhiyunP46, C47, D48
379Yang, NathanD78, P78
380Yang, Hsiao-shanD35, P35
381YE, BingD40, P40
382Yehezkel, YaronD44, P45
383Yin, Pai-LingD68, D5
384You, Jung S.P13
385Yu, Ya-TingP68
386Yu, LinhuiP20, D21
387Yuret, TolgaD16, P16
388Zaby, AlexandraD71, C77, P77
389Zanaj, SkerdilajdaC10, D10, P10
390Zhang, KerD80, P82
391Zhao, WeiP62
392Zhao, LiqiuD57, P57
393Zhou, XueqiD84, P84
394Zurita, FelipeD36, P37

 

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