The 13th annual International Industrial Organization Conference

Boston Park Plaza, Boston, Massachusetts

 
April 24, 2015
 
17:00 to 18:30Time Block A - Rising Star Sessions
 
 
18:30 to 20:30Friday Evening Reception, Park Plaza Ballroom
 
 
 
April 25, 2015
 
08:15 to 10:05Time Block B
 
 
10:20 to 12:10Time Block C
 
 
12:20 to 14:15Lunch and Keynote Address, Park Plaza Ballroom
 
 
14:30 to 16:20Time Block D
 
 
16:35 to 18:25Time Block E
 
 
19:00 to 20:00Saturday Evening Reception, Prudential Center Sky Walk Observatory
 
 
 
April 26, 2015
 
08:15 to 10:05Time Block F
 
 
10:20 to 12:10Time Block G
 
 

 

Program Notes and Index of Sessions

Time Block A - Rising Star Sessions
April 24, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
 
Rising Stars: Search, Newbury Room
Rising Stars: Investment and R&D, White Hill Room
Rising Stars: Retail Competition, Beacon Hill Room
Rising Stars: Competition and Quality, Tremont Room
Rising Stars: Patent Policy, Franklin Room
Rising Stars: Pricing Theory, Cambridge Room
Rising Stars: Principal/Agent, St. James Room
Rising Stars: Health/Pharmaceuticals, Whittier Room
Rising Stars: Demand, Stuart Room
Rising Stars: Advertising, Back Bay Room

Time Block B
April 25, 2015 08:15 to 10:05
 
Theory of the Firm, Stuart Room
Cartels, Whittier Room
Design of Antitrust Policy, White Hill Room
Platform Competition, Franklin Room
Experimental auctions, Cambridge Room
Empirical models of price discrimination, Tremont Room
Technology Adoption and its Impact, St. James Room
Reallocation and Evolution of Market Structure, Newbury Room
Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry, Beacon Hill Room

Time Block C
April 25, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
 
The Quality of Regulatory Institutions and Regulatory Capture, Stuart Room
Vertical Relationships in the Theory of the Firm, Beacon Hill Room
Determinants of Price, Whittier Room
Media & Social Networks, Franklin Room
Environmental Economics, Back Bay Room
Charles River Associates Sponsored Session: Moral Hazard, Reputation and Cheap T..., Charles River Room
Empirical Studies of Firm Behavior, Cambridge Room
Pricing in retail markets, Tremont Room
Economic Impacts of Innovation, St. James Room
Entry and Exit, Newbury Room
Analysis Group Sponsored Session: Competition Issues in Health Care and Insuran..., White Hill Room

Lunch and Keynote Address
Park Plaza Ballroom
April 25, 2015 12:20 to 14:15
 
Keynote Speaker - Severin Borenstein, Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley

Time Block D
April 25, 2015 14:30 to 16:20
 
Empirical Studies of Pricing and Investment, Stuart Room
Productivity and Trade, Beacon Hill Room
Empirical Studies of Vertical Relationships, Whittier Room
Payment Cards and Money Demand, Charles River Room
Antitrust of Mergers and Collusion, White Hill Room
Amazon Sponsored Session: Topics in E-Commerce and Digital Economics, Cambridge Room
Empirical Analysis of Auction Data, Back Bay Room
Valuations in Transportation and Utilities, Newbury Room
Quality Competition and Consumer Search, Franklin Room
Advertising, Information and Learning , Tremont Room
Determinants of Invention and Innovation, St. James Room

Time Block E
April 25, 2015 16:35 to 18:25
 
Theoretical and Empirical Studies of Regulatory Mechanisms, Stuart Room
Cornerstone Research Sponsored Session: Empirical and Theoretical Studies of Ver..., Franklin Room
Financial Regulation, Competition, and Social Welfare, Charles River Room
Theoretical Analyses of Antitrust Issues, White Hill Room
Platform Theory, Cambridge Room
Energy Markets, Whittier Room
Patent Behaviour and Patent Policy, St. James Room
Pricing in airline markets, Tremont Room
Pharmaceutical Competition, Newbury Room
Paying for Health Care, Beacon Hill Room
Demand and Productivity Methodology, Back Bay Room

Time Block F
April 26, 2015 08:15 to 10:05
 
The Competitive Effects of Regulation, Stuart Room
Theoretical Studies of Vertical Contracts, Beacon Hill Room
Telecommunications Markets, Franklin Room
Auctions - Theory, Identification and Analysis, Tremont Room
Transportation and the Environment, Whittier Room
Non-Price Competition in Movies, St. James Room
Theoretical Information Economics, White Hill Room
Field experiments on consumer choice, Cambridge Room
Theoretical Models of Dynamic Competition, Newbury Room

Time Block G
April 26, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
 
Trade, FDI, and IO, Whittier Room
Extending the Theory of Vertical Relations: When Brands Matter, Charles River Room
Oligopoly Behavior, Back Bay Room
Information, Privacy and IP, White Hill Room
Information and pricing, Cambridge Room
Second degree price discrimination: Theory and Evidence, Tremont Room
Demand and Pricing Dynamics, Newbury Room
Health Care Markets, Beacon Hill Room
Microsoft Sponsored Session: Economics of Online Privacy, Franklin Room
Financial Decisions of Firms and Consumers, St. James Room

 

Summary of All Sessions

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Session
ID code
Date/TimeLocationTitlePapers
53April 24, 2015
17:00-18:30
Newbury Room Rising Stars: Search3
54April 24, 2015
17:00-18:30
White Hill Room Rising Stars: Investment and R&D3
55April 24, 2015
17:00-18:30
Beacon Hill Room Rising Stars: Retail Competition3
56April 24, 2015
17:00-18:30
Tremont Room Rising Stars: Competition and Quality3
57April 24, 2015
17:00-18:30
Franklin Room Rising Stars: Patent Policy3
58April 24, 2015
17:00-18:30
Cambridge Room Rising Stars: Pricing Theory3
59April 24, 2015
17:00-18:30
St. James Room Rising Stars: Principal/Agent3
61April 24, 2015
17:00-18:30
Whittier Room Rising Stars: Health/Pharmaceuticals3
62April 24, 2015
17:00-18:30
Stuart Room Rising Stars: Demand3
64April 24, 2015
17:00-18:30
Back Bay Room Rising Stars: Advertising3
5April 25, 2015
8:15-10:05
Stuart Room Theory of the Firm2
14April 25, 2015
8:15-10:05
Whittier Room Cartels3
19April 25, 2015
8:15-10:05
White Hill Room Design of Antitrust Policy4
22April 25, 2015
8:15-10:05
Franklin Room Platform Competition4
43April 25, 2015
8:15-10:05
Cambridge Room Experimental auctions3
44April 25, 2015
8:15-10:05
Tremont Room Empirical models of price discrimination4
52April 25, 2015
8:15-10:05
St. James Room Technology Adoption and its Impact4
60April 25, 2015
8:15-10:05
Newbury Room Reallocation and Evolution of Market Structure4
68April 25, 2015
8:15-10:05
Beacon Hill Room Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry3
2April 25, 2015
10:20-12:10
Stuart Room The Quality of Regulatory Institutions and Regulatory Capture4
11April 25, 2015
10:20-12:10
Beacon Hill Room Vertical Relationships in the Theory of the Firm4
16April 25, 2015
10:20-12:10
Whittier Room Determinants of Price4
23April 25, 2015
10:20-12:10
Franklin Room Media & Social Networks3
32April 25, 2015
10:20-12:10
Back Bay Room Environmental Economics4
36April 25, 2015
10:20-12:10
Charles River Room Charles River Associates Sponsored Session: Moral Hazard, Reputation and Cheap Talk 3
42April 25, 2015
10:20-12:10
Cambridge Room Empirical Studies of Firm Behavior4
47April 25, 2015
10:20-12:10
Tremont Room Pricing in retail markets4
50April 25, 2015
10:20-12:10
St. James Room Economic Impacts of Innovation4
63April 25, 2015
10:20-12:10
Newbury Room Entry and Exit4
69April 25, 2015
10:20-12:10
White Hill Room Analysis Group Sponsored Session: Competition Issues in Health Care and Insurance 3
6April 25, 2015
14:30-16:20
Stuart Room Empirical Studies of Pricing and Investment3
7April 25, 2015
14:30-16:20
Beacon Hill Room Productivity and Trade4
12April 25, 2015
14:30-16:20
Whittier Room Empirical Studies of Vertical Relationships4
17April 25, 2015
14:30-16:20
Charles River Room Payment Cards and Money Demand4
20April 25, 2015
14:30-16:20
White Hill Room Antitrust of Mergers and Collusion4
24April 25, 2015
14:30-16:20
Cambridge Room Amazon Sponsored Session: Topics in E-Commerce and Digital Economics4
28April 25, 2015
14:30-16:20
Back Bay Room Empirical Analysis of Auction Data3
33April 25, 2015
14:30-16:20
Newbury Room Valuations in Transportation and Utilities3
35April 25, 2015
14:30-16:20
Franklin Room Quality Competition and Consumer Search3
37April 25, 2015
14:30-16:20
Tremont Room Advertising, Information and Learning 4
51April 25, 2015
14:30-16:20
St. James Room Determinants of Invention and Innovation4
3April 25, 2015
16:35-18:25
Stuart Room Theoretical and Empirical Studies of Regulatory Mechanisms3
10April 25, 2015
16:35-18:25
Franklin Room Cornerstone Research Sponsored Session: Empirical and Theoretical Studies of Vertical Contracts4
18April 25, 2015
16:35-18:25
Charles River Room Financial Regulation, Competition, and Social Welfare4
21April 25, 2015
16:35-18:25
White Hill Room Theoretical Analyses of Antitrust Issues4
25April 25, 2015
16:35-18:25
Cambridge Room Platform Theory4
30April 25, 2015
16:35-18:25
Whittier Room Energy Markets4
45April 25, 2015
16:35-18:25
St. James Room Patent Behaviour and Patent Policy5
46April 25, 2015
16:35-18:25
Tremont Room Pricing in airline markets4
65April 25, 2015
16:35-18:25
Newbury Room Pharmaceutical Competition4
70April 25, 2015
16:35-18:25
Beacon Hill Room Paying for Health Care4
73April 25, 2015
16:35-18:25
Back Bay Room Demand and Productivity Methodology4
4April 26, 2015
8:15-10:05
Stuart Room The Competitive Effects of Regulation4
9April 26, 2015
8:15-10:05
Beacon Hill Room Theoretical Studies of Vertical Contracts3
26April 26, 2015
8:15-10:05
Franklin Room Telecommunications Markets4
29April 26, 2015
8:15-10:05
Tremont Room Auctions - Theory, Identification and Analysis4
31April 26, 2015
8:15-10:05
Whittier Room Transportation and the Environment3
34April 26, 2015
8:15-10:05
St. James Room Non-Price Competition in Movies3
38April 26, 2015
8:15-10:05
White Hill Room Theoretical Information Economics4
41April 26, 2015
8:15-10:05
Cambridge Room Field experiments on consumer choice4
66April 26, 2015
8:15-10:05
Newbury Room Theoretical Models of Dynamic Competition4
8April 26, 2015
10:20-12:10
Whittier Room Trade, FDI, and IO4
13April 26, 2015
10:20-12:10
Charles River Room Extending the Theory of Vertical Relations: When Brands Matter3
15April 26, 2015
10:20-12:10
Back Bay Room Oligopoly Behavior4
39April 26, 2015
10:20-12:10
White Hill Room Information, Privacy and IP5
40April 26, 2015
10:20-12:10
Cambridge Room Information and pricing4
48April 26, 2015
10:20-12:10
Tremont Room Second degree price discrimination: Theory and Evidence5
67April 26, 2015
10:20-12:10
Newbury Room Demand and Pricing Dynamics3
71April 26, 2015
10:20-12:10
Beacon Hill Room Health Care Markets4
72April 26, 2015
10:20-12:10
Franklin Room Microsoft Sponsored Session: Economics of Online Privacy4
74April 26, 2015
10:20-12:10
St. James Room Financial Decisions of Firms and Consumers4
 

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The 13th annual International Industrial Organization Conference

Detailed List of Sessions

                                                                                                                                              
 
Session ID 53: Rising Stars: Search
April 24, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
Newbury Room
 
Session Chair: Sara Ellison, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 

Frictions in a Competitive, Regulated Market: Evidence from Taxis
By Guillaume Frechette; New York University
Alessandro Lizzeri; New York University
Tobias Salz; New York University
   Presented by: Tobias Salz, New York University
   Discussant:   Jiawei Chen, University of California, Irvine
 

Spatial Search and Equilibrium in the Regulated Taxi Industry
By Nick Buchholz; University of Texas
   Presented by: Nick Buchholz, University of Texas
   Discussant:   Jean Francois Houde, University of Pennsylvania
 

The Power of a Ranking: Quantifying the Effects of Rankings on Online Consumer Search and Choice
By Raluca Ursu; University of Chicago
   Presented by: Raluca Ursu, University of Chicago
   Discussant:   Sergei Koulayev, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
 
Session ID 54: Rising Stars: Investment and R&D
April 24, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
White Hill Room
 
Session Chair: Mark Roberts, Pennsylvania State University
 

Can Stricter Bankruptcy Laws Discipline Capital Investment? Evidence from the U.S. Airline Industry
By Joe Mazur; Duke University
   Presented by: Joe Mazur, Duke University
   Discussant:   Steven Puller, Texas A&M University
 

The Dynamics of R&D Organization and Productivity Growth
By Shuheng Lin; Boston University
   Presented by: Shuheng Lin, Boston University
   Discussant:   Mitsuru Igami, Yale University
 

Evaluating an Investment Subsidy Policy through a Structural Econometric Model using Micro-data from Greece
By Alexandros Fakos; The Pennsylvania State University
   Presented by: Alexandros Fakos, The Pennsylvania State University
   Discussant:   Jordi Jaumandreu, Boston University
 
Session ID 55: Rising Stars: Retail Competition
April 24, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
Beacon Hill Room
 
Session Chair: Severin Borenstein, University of California
 

The Effect of Vertical Arrangements on Product Availability: An Empirical Study of the Grocery Industry
By Sylvia Hristakeva; Boston College
   Presented by: Sylvia Hristakeva, Boston College
   Discussant:   Paul Grieco, Pennsylvania State University
 

Spatial Competition and Preemptive Entry in the Discount Retail Industry
By Fanyin Zheng; Harvard University
   Presented by: Fanyin Zheng, Harvard University
   Discussant:   Emek Basker, University of Missouri
 

Multiproduct retailing and consumer shopping patterns: The role of shopping costs
By Jorge Florez Acosta; Toulouse School of Economics
Daniel Herrera; Toulouse School of Economics
   Presented by: Jorge Florez Acosta, Toulouse School of Economics
   Discussant:   Babur De los Santos, Indiana University
 
Session ID 56: Rising Stars: Competition and Quality
April 24, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
Tremont Room
 
Session Chair: Ginger Jin, University of Maryland
 

Competition, Information, and Quality: Evidence from Nursing Homes
By xin zhao; University of Colorado at Boulder
   Presented by: xin zhao, University of Colorado at Boulder
   Discussant:   Haizhen Lin, Indiana University
 

Does Competition Affect Quality? A Study of Internet Service Provision
By Kyle Wilson; University of Arizona
   Presented by: Kyle Wilson, University of Arizona
   Discussant:   Michael Ward, University of Texas at Arlington
 

Quality Competition in Mobile Telcommunications: Evidence from Connecticut
By Patrick Sun; Columbia University
   Presented by: Patrick Sun, Columbia University
   Discussant:   Matthew Weinberg, Drexel University
 
Session ID 57: Rising Stars: Patent Policy
April 24, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
Franklin Room
 
Session Chair: Mike Scherer, Harvard University
 

Dynamic Oligopoly and Optimal Patent Design
By Richard Katzwer; Princeton University
   Presented by: Richard Katzwer, Princeton University
   Discussant:   Matthew Mitchell, University of Toronto
 

Outsourcing Patent Enforcement: The Effect of "Patent Privateers" on Litigation and R&D Investments.
By Jorge Lemus; Northwestern University
Emil Temnyalov; Northwestern University
   Presented by: Jorge Lemus, Northwestern University
   Discussant:   Jay Pil Choi, Michigan State University
 

Patent Protection and Access to Drugs in Post-TRIPs Developing Economies: Evidence from Indian Malarial Markets
By Debi Prasad Mohapatra; Cornell University
Chirantan Chatterjee; Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
   Presented by: Debi Prasad Mohapatra, Cornell University
   Discussant:   Ryan Lampe, California State University, East Bay
 
Session ID 58: Rising Stars: Pricing Theory
April 24, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
Cambridge Room
 
Session Chair: David Genesove, Hebrew Univesity of Jerusalem
 

Price dispersion with ex ante homogeneity: A reassessment of the Diamond paradox
By Jose Tudon; University of Chicago
   Presented by: Jose Tudon, University of Chicago
   Discussant:   Gabor Virag, University of Toronto
 

Rational Buyers Search When Prices Increase
By Luis Cabral; NYU Stern
Sophia Gilbukh; NYU Stern
   Presented by: Sophia Gilbukh, NYU Stern
   Discussant:   Andrew Rhodes, Toulouse School of Economics
 

Frequent flyer programs and dynamic contracting with limited commitment
By Emil Temnyalov; Northwestern University
   Presented by: Emil Temnyalov, Northwestern University
   Discussant:   Alessandro Bonatti, MIT
 
Session ID 59: Rising Stars: Principal/Agent
April 24, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
St. James Room
 
Session Chair: Eric Rasmusen, BEPP
 

Why Hire Loan Officers? Examining Delegated Expertise
By James Wang; University of Michigan
   Presented by: James Wang, University of Michigan
   Discussant:   Adam Copeland, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
 

Decentralised Learning in a Retail Network
By Kohei Kawaguchi; London School of Economics
   Presented by: Kohei Kawaguchi, London School of Economics
   Discussant:   Christopher Conlon, Columbia University
 

Inference of Service with Limited Data – Apple and China Unicom’s iPhone Exclusivity
By Grace Yu; Boston University
   Presented by: Grace Yu, Boston University
   Discussant:   Jonathan Williams, University of Georgia
 
Session ID 61: Rising Stars: Health/Pharmaceuticals
April 24, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
Whittier Room
 
Session Chair: Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College
 

Hospital Network Competition and Adverse Selection: Evidence from the Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange
By Mark Shepard; Harvard University
   Presented by: Mark Shepard, Harvard University
   Discussant:   James Rebitzer, Boston University School of Management
 

Do private Medicare firms face lower costs?
By Keaton Miller; University of Minnesota
   Presented by: Keaton Miller, University of Minnesota
   Discussant:   Jeffrey Prince, Kelley School of Business, Indiana Unive
 

Delisting of Pharmaceuticals from Insurance Coverage: Eff ects on Consumption, Pricing and Expenditures in France
By Laura Lasio; Toulouse School of Economics
   Presented by: Laura Lasio, Toulouse School of Economics
   Discussant:   Masakazu Ishihara, New York University
 
Session ID 62: Rising Stars: Demand
April 24, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
Stuart Room
 
Session Chair: Marc Rysman, Boston University
 

Product Variety, Across-Market Demand Heterogeneity, and the Value of Online Retail
By Thomas Quan; University of Minnesota
Kevin Williams; Yale University
   Presented by: Thomas Quan, University of Minnesota
   Discussant:   Benjamin Shiller, Brandeis University
 

"Demand Volatility, Adjustment Costs, Temporal Aggregation, and Productivity"
By Andrew Butters; Kellogg School of Management
   Presented by: Andrew Butters, Kellogg School of Management
   Discussant:   Valerie Smeets, Aarhus School of Business
 

The Operating System Network Effect and Carriers' Dynamic Pricing of Smartphones
By Rong Luo; Penn State University
   Presented by: Rong Luo, Penn State University
   Discussant:   Robin Lee, Harvard University
 
Session ID 64: Rising Stars: Advertising
April 24, 2015 17:00 to 18:30
Back Bay Room
 
Session Chair: Justin Johnson, Cornell University
 

Price Discrimination across PACs and the Consequences of Political Advertising Regulation
By Sarah Moshary; MIT
   Presented by: Sarah Moshary, MIT
   Discussant:   Guillermo Marshall, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Matching with Conflicts: An Application to the Advertising Industry
By Weijia Dai; University of Maryland
   Presented by: Weijia Dai, University of Maryland
   Discussant:   Nikhil Agarwal, MIT
 

Advertising, Customer Reviews and Brand Loyalty
By Ying Lei; Boston University
   Presented by: Ying Lei, Boston University
   Discussant:   Giacomo Calzolari, University of Bologna
 
Session ID 5: Theory of the Firm
April 25, 2015 8:15 to 10:05
Stuart Room
 
Session Chair: Michael Rauh, Indiana University
 

A Price Theory of Vertical and Lateral Integration under Two-Sided Productivity Heterogeneity
By Konstantinos Serfes; Drexel University
   Presented by: Konstantinos Serfes, Drexel University
   Discussant:   Özlem Bedre-Defolie, European School of Management and Techno
 

Moral hazard and the size of the firm
By Michael Rauh; Indiana University
   Presented by: Michael Rauh, Indiana University
   Discussant:   Dongsoo Shin, Santa Clara University
 
Session ID 14: Cartels
April 25, 2015 8:15 to 10:05
Whittier Room
 
Session Chair: Robert Feinberg, American University
 

The Determinants of Cartel Duration in Korea
By Robert Feinberg; American University
Hyunchul Kim; Sungkyunkwan University
Minsoo Park; Sungkyunkwan University
   Presented by: Robert Feinberg, American University
   Discussant:   Mark Lijesen, VU University
 

The Discontent Cartel Member and Cartel Collapse: The Case of the German Cement Cartel
By Kai Hueschelrath; Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
   Presented by: Kai Hueschelrath, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
   Discussant:   Emanuela Ciapanna, Bank of Italy
 

A Simple Identification of the Degree of Collusion under Proportional Reduction
By Oleksandr Shcherbakov; University of Mannheim
Naoki Wakamori; University of Mannheim
   Presented by: Naoki Wakamori, University of Mannheim
   Discussant:   Julia Graf, University of Bamberg
 
Session ID 19: Design of Antitrust Policy
April 25, 2015 8:15 to 10:05
White Hill Room
 
Session Chair: Maarten Pieter Schinkel, University of Amsterdam
 

Discretionary Authority and Prioritizing in Government Agencies
By Maarten Pieter Schinkel; University of Amsterdam
Lukas Toth; University of Amsterdam
Jan Tuinstra; University of Amsterdam
   Presented by: Lukas Toth, University of Amsterdam
   Discussant:   Germain Gaudin, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
 

Dominance Thresholds: A Cautionary Note
By Shawn Ulrick; Federal Trade Commission
Douglas Herman; Nathan Associates
Seth Sacher; Bureau of Economics
   Presented by: Seth Sacher, Bureau of Economics
   Discussant:   Yianis Sarafidis, Charles River Associates
 

Leniency and Damages
By Catarina Marvao; Stockholm School of Economics
Giancarlo Spagnolo; Stockholm School of Economics-SITE
Paolo Buccirossi; Lear
   Presented by: Catarina Marvao, Stockholm School of Economics
   Discussant:   Markus Dertwinkel-Kalt, DICE
 

Anti-Competitive Effects of Common Ownership
By Jose Azar; Charles River Associates
Martin Schmalz; University of Michigan
Isabel Tecu; Brown University
   Presented by: Jose Azar, Charles River Associates
   Discussant:   Daniel Greenfield, FTC
 
Session ID 22: Platform Competition
April 25, 2015 8:15 to 10:05
Franklin Room
 
Session Chair: Anil Jain, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
 

Marketmaking Middlemen
By Makoto Watanabe; VU University Amsterdam
Pieter Gautier; VU University Amsterdam
Bo Hu; VU University Amsterdam
   Presented by: Makoto Watanabe, VU University Amsterdam
   Discussant:   Anil Jain, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
 

Switching Costs and Network Compatibility
By Jiawei Chen; University of California, Irvine
   Presented by: Jiawei Chen, University of California, Irvine
   Discussant:   Lukasz Grzybowski, Telecom ParisTech
 

Open Source Licensing and Software Competition
By Vidya Atal; Montclair State University
Kameshwari Shankar; City College of New York
   Presented by: Kameshwari Shankar, City College of New York
   Discussant:   Michael Ward, University of Texas at Arlington
 

Tick Size Constraints, Two-Sided Markets, and Competition between Stock Exchanges
By Yong Chao; University of Louisville
Chen Yao; University of Warwick
Mao Ye; University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
   Presented by: Yong Chao, University of Louisville
   Discussant:   Patrick Schulte, Centre for European Economics Research (ZEW), Mannheim
 
Session ID 43: Experimental auctions
April 25, 2015 8:15 to 10:05
Cambridge Room
 
Session Chair: Sander Onderstal, University of Amsterdam
 

Are Estimates of Asymmetric First-Price Auction Models Credible? Semi & Nonparametric Analyses
By Kirill Chernomaz; San Francisco State University
Hisayuki YOSHIMOTO; Univeristy of Glasgow
   Presented by: Hisayuki YOSHIMOTO, Univeristy of Glasgow
   Discussant:   Sander Onderstal, University of Amsterdam
 

A Decision Support System for Auction Platforms: An empirical study of emotionally rational bidders on eBay’s Big Data
By Meisam Hejazi Nia; University of Texas at Dallas
Ozalp Ozer; University of Texas at Dallas
   Presented by: Meisam Hejazi Nia, University of Texas at Dallas
   Discussant:   Hisayuki YOSHIMOTO, Univeristy of Glasgow
 

Trading Places: An Experimental Comparison of Reallocation Mechanisms for Priority Queuing
By Sander Onderstal; University of Amsterdam
   Presented by: Sander Onderstal, University of Amsterdam
   Discussant:   Meisam Hejazi Nia, University of Texas at Dallas
 
Session ID 44: Empirical models of price discrimination
April 25, 2015 8:15 to 10:05
Tremont Room
 
Session Chair: Yuya Takahashi, Johns Hopkins University
 

When the baby cries at night: Inelastic buyers in non-competitive markets
By Giacomo Calzolari; University of Bologna
   Presented by: Giacomo Calzolari, University of Bologna
   Discussant:   Stephen McDonald, Newcastle University
 

Biases from Ignoring Price Discrimination and a Solution
By Benjamin Shiller; Brandeis University
Shuran Zhang; Brandeis University
   Presented by: Benjamin Shiller, Brandeis University
   Discussant:   Ambarish Chandra, University of Toronto
 

Indirect Gender Discrimination and the ‘Test-Achats Ruling’: An Examination of the UK Motor Insurance Market
By Stephen McDonald; Newcastle University
   Presented by: Stephen McDonald, Newcastle University
   Discussant:   Giacomo Calzolari, University of Bologna
 

Competitive Price Discrimination in a Spatially Differentiated Intermediate Goods Market
By Walter Beckert; Birkbeck College, University of London
Howard Smith; Oxford University
Yuya Takahashi; Johns Hopkins University
   Presented by: Yuya Takahashi, Johns Hopkins University
   Discussant:   Jean Francois Houde, University of Pennsylvania
 
Session ID 52: Technology Adoption and its Impact
April 25, 2015 8:15 to 10:05
St. James Room
 
Session Chair: Bernhard Ganglmair, University of Texas at Dallas
 

Cities and Ideas
By Mikko Packalen; University of Waterloo
Jay Bhattacharya; Stanford University
   Presented by: Mikko Packalen, University of Waterloo
   Discussant:   Bettina Peters, Centre for European Economic Research
 

SEQUENTIAL COMPLEMENTARITY IN ADOPTION DECISIONS: THE CASE OF CAD AND CNC
By Giuliana Battisti; Warwick University
Thomas Astebro; HEC Paris
Massimo Colombo; Politecnico di Milano
   Presented by: Giuliana Battisti, Warwick University
   Discussant:   Florin Maican, University of Gothenburg and Research Institute of Industrial Economics
 

Customer-Labor Substitution: Evidence from Gasoline Stations
By Emek Basker; University of Missouri
Lucia Foster; Bureau of the Census
Shawn Klimek; U.S. Census Bureau
   Presented by: Emek Basker, University of Missouri
   Discussant:   Richard Kneller, University of Nottingham
 

Learning-by-Doing in Solar Photovoltaic Installations
By Bryan Bollinger; Duke University
Kenneth Gillingham; Yale University
   Presented by: Kenneth Gillingham, Yale University
   Discussant:   Adam Copeland, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
 
Session ID 60: Reallocation and Evolution of Market Structure
April 25, 2015 8:15 to 10:05
Newbury Room
 
Session Chair: Matilda Orth, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Stockholm
 

Finance and creative destruction: evidence from Italy
By Francesca Lotti; Bank of Italy
Francesco Manaresi; Bank of Italy
   Presented by: Francesca Lotti, Bank of Italy
   Discussant:   Bin Grace Li, International Monetary Fund
 

Productivity Growth in the Retail Sector: Entry, Exit, and Reallocation
By Yoonsoo Lee; Sogang University
Hyunbae Chun; Sogang University
Janghee Cho; Sogang University
   Presented by: Yoonsoo Lee, Sogang University
   Discussant:   Matilda Orth, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Stockholm
 

Forecasting the Evolution of Market Structure: Comparing a Dynamic Quality Ladder Model and a Vector Autoregression Model
By Linli XU; University of Minnesota
Kenneth Wilbur; University of California, San Diego
Jorge Silva-Risso; A.G. Anderson Graduate School of Managem
   Presented by: Linli XU, University of Minnesota
   Discussant:   Mitsuru Igami, Yale University
 

Innovation, Deregulation, and the Life Cycle of a Financial Service Industry
By Fumiko Hayashi; Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Bin Li; International Monetary Fund
Zhu Wang; Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
   Presented by: Bin Grace Li, International Monetary Fund
   Discussant:   Yoonsoo Lee, Sogang University
 
Session ID 68: Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry
April 25, 2015 8:15 to 10:05
Beacon Hill Room
 
Session Chair: Jonathan Williams, University of Georgia
 

Pharmaceuticals, Incremental Innovation and Market Exclusivity
By Nina YIN; Tulane University
   Presented by: Nina YIN, Tulane University
   Discussant:   Vidya Atal, Montclair State University
 

Patent Duration, Breadth and Costly Imitation: Evidence from the U.S. Pharmaceutical Market
By Olena Izhak; University of Helsinki
Tanja Saxell; VATT (Visiting Stanford)
Tuomas Takalo; Hanken School of Economics
   Presented by: Tanja Saxell, VATT (Visiting Stanford)
   Discussant:   Morten Sæthre, Norwegian School of Economics
 

The Impact of R&D Cooperations on Drug Variety Offered on the Market: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Industry
By Tannista Banerjee; Auburn University
Ralph Siebert; Purdue University
   Presented by: Tannista Banerjee, Auburn University
   Discussant:   Dakshina De Silva, Lancaster University
 
Session ID 2: The Quality of Regulatory Institutions and Regulatory Capture
April 25, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
Stuart Room
 
Session Chair: Margaret Kyle, MINES ParisTech
 

Experts and Financial Ties: Evidence from FDA Advisory Committees
By Fanny Camara; University of Frankfurt
Margaret Kyle; MINES ParisTech
   Presented by: Margaret Kyle, MINES ParisTech
   Discussant:   Oren Rigbi, Ben-Gurion University
 

The Effect of Campaign Contributions on State Banking Regulation and Bank Expansion in the U.S.
By Hector Perez Saiz; Bank of Canada
Aggey Semenov; University of Ottawa
   Presented by: Hector Perez Saiz, Bank of Canada
   Discussant:   Stefanie Ramirez, University of Idaho
 

Party Expertise, Campaign Donation and Government Contracts: Evidence from an Electoral Experiment
By Paulo Arvate; Getulio Vargas Foundation
Klenio Barbosa; Sao Paulo School of Economics - FGV
Eric Fuzitani; BrUsed
   Presented by: Klenio Barbosa, Sao Paulo School of Economics - FGV
   Discussant:   Margaret Kyle, MINES ParisTech
 

INSTITUTIONAL QUALITY AND THE GROWTH RATES OF THE ITALIAN REGIONS
By Giuseppe Di Vita; University of Catania
   Presented by: Giuseppe Di Vita, University of Catania
   Discussant:   Elena Patel, US Department of the Treasury
 
Session ID 11: Vertical Relationships in the Theory of the Firm
April 25, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
Beacon Hill Room
 
Session Chair: Yossi Spiegel, Tel Aviv University
 

Vertical Integration as a Source of Hold-up
By Marie Laure Allain; Polytechnique
Claire Chambolle; INRA & Ecole Polytechnique
Patrick Rey; Toulouse School of Economics
   Presented by: Claire Chambolle, INRA & Ecole Polytechnique
   Discussant:   James Dana, Northeastern University
 

Delegation and Allowing Shirking
By Jaesoo Kim; IUPUI
Dongsoo Shin; Santa Clara University
   Presented by: Dongsoo Shin, Santa Clara University
   Discussant:   Chenglin Zhang, The Ohio State University
 

Partial Vertical Integration, Ownership Structure and Foreclosure
By Nadav Levy; IDC Herzliya
Yossi Spiegel; Tel Aviv University
David Gilo; Tel Aviv University
   Presented by: Yossi Spiegel, Tel Aviv University
   Discussant:   Serge Moresi, Charles River Associates
 

Hold-up and the Timing of Ex Post Renegotiation
By Jafar Olimov; Research Center SHARQ
   Presented by: Jafar Olimov, Research Center SHARQ
   Discussant:   Jeanine Miklos-Thal, University of Rochester
 
Session ID 16: Determinants of Price
April 25, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
Whittier Room
 
Session Chair: Amrita Ray Chaudhuri, University of Winnipeg
 

Mandatory Price Disclosure and Competition
By Fernando Luco; Texas A&M University
   Presented by: Fernando Luco, Texas A&M University
   Discussant:   Oz Shy, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
 

Does Effect of Multimarket Contact Depend on Market Concentration?
By Volodymyr Bilotkach; Newcastle University
Giovanni Alberto Tabacco; Swansea University, School of Management
   Presented by: Giovanni Alberto Tabacco, Swansea University, School of Management
   Discussant:   Barna Bako, Corvinus University of Budapest
 

What do price responses to local entry tell us about competition? An application to repair pricing by car dealers
By Mark Lijesen; VU University
Jos Van Ommeren; VU University Amsterdam
   Presented by: Mark Lijesen, VU University
   Discussant:   Amrita Ray Chaudhuri, University of Winnipeg
 

Retail market structure and consumer prices in the euro area
By Emanuela Ciapanna; Bank of Italy
Concetta Rondinelli; Bank of Italy
   Presented by: Emanuela Ciapanna, Bank of Italy
   Discussant:   Chun-Hui Miao, University of South Carolina
 
Session ID 23: Media & Social Networks
April 25, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
Franklin Room
 
Session Chair: Jose-Antonio Espin-Sanchez, Yale University
 

Online Copyright Enforcement, Consumer Behavior, and Market Structure
By Luis Aguiar; Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS)
Jörg Claussen; CBS
Christian Peukert; University of Zurich
   Presented by: Christian Peukert, University of Zurich
   Discussant:   Feng Zhu, Harvard University
 

Social Networks and the Demand for News
By Lisa George; Hunter College
Christian Peukert; University of Zurich
   Presented by: Lisa George, Hunter College
   Discussant:   Yong Chao, University of Louisville
 

Engaging the Wisdom of Crowds: Structural Analysis of Dynamic User Contributions in Online Innovation Communities
By Xiahua Wei; University of Washington
   Presented by: Xiahua Wei, University of Washington
   Discussant:   Jose-Antonio Espin-Sanchez, Yale University
 
Session ID 32: Environmental Economics
April 25, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
Back Bay Room
 
Session Chair: Ana Espinola-Arredondo, Washington State University
 

The Effect of Competition on Toxic Pollution Releases
By Daniel Simon; Indiana University
Jeffrey Prince; Kelley School of Business, Indiana Unive
   Presented by: Jeffrey Prince, Kelley School of Business, Indiana Unive
   Discussant:   Ron Chan, University of Manchester
 

Price formation in the European carbon market: the role of firm participation and market structure
By Estelle Cantillon; Universite libre de Bruxelles
Aurelie Slechten; Lancaster University
   Presented by: Aurelie Slechten, Lancaster University
   Discussant:   Claudio Lucinda, University of Sao Paulo - FEA-RP
 

An Excessive Development of Green Products?
By Ana Espinola-Arredondo; Washington State University
Felix Munoz-Garcia; Washington State University
   Presented by: Ana Espinola-Arredondo, Washington State University
   Discussant:   Aurelie Slechten, Lancaster University
 

Pollution Haven Effect through Input-Output Linkages
By Ron Chan; University of Manchester
   Presented by: Ron Chan, University of Manchester
   Discussant:   Ana Espinola-Arredondo, Washington State University
 
Session ID 36: Charles River Associates Sponsored Session: Moral Hazard, Reputation and Cheap Talk
April 25, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
Charles River Room
 
The Industrial Organization Society is grateful to Charles River Associates for sponsoring this special session on Moral Hazard, Reputation and Cheap Talk.
While Charles River Associates 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: Emily Wang, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
 

Fake It Till You Make It: Reputation, Competition, and Yelp Review Fraud
By Michael Luca; Harvard Business School
Georgios Zervas; Boston University
   Presented by: Michael Luca, Harvard Business School
   Discussant:   Emily Wang, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
 

Cheap Talk, Round Numbers, and the Economics of Negotiation
By Matthew Backus; Cornell University
Thomas Blake; eBay Research Labs
Steven Tadelis; University of California Berkeley
   Presented by: Thomas Blake, eBay Research Labs
   Discussant:   Haiyan Liu, University of South Florida
 

What Makes Geeks Tick? A Study of Stack Overflow Careers
By Lei Xu; McGill University
Tingting Nian; NYU Stern School of Business
Luis Cabral; NYU Stern
   Presented by: Lei Xu, McGill University
   Discussant:   Helena Perrone, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona GSE
 
Session ID 42: Empirical Studies of Firm Behavior
April 25, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
Cambridge Room
 
Session Chair: Jose Miguel Abito, University of Pennsylvania
 

Compensation and Intrinsic Motivation in Nonprofit and For-Profit Organizations
By Jed DeVaro; California State University, East Bay
   Presented by: Jed DeVaro, California State University, East Bay
   Discussant:   Masaki Nakabayashi, The University of Tokyo
 

Does Risk Shifting Really Happen? Results from an Experiment
By Pablo Hernandez; NYU
Paul Povel; University of Houston, Bauer College of
Giorgo Sertsios; Universidad de los Andes
   Presented by: Giorgo Sertsios, Universidad de los Andes
   Discussant:   Jed DeVaro, California State University, East Bay
 

On the Relevance of Probability Distortions in the Extended Warranties Market
By Jose Miguel Abito; University of Pennsylvania
   Presented by: Jose Miguel Abito, University of Pennsylvania
   Discussant:   Giorgo Sertsios, Universidad de los Andes
 

Is Promoting Best Practices Always Best? Experimental Evidence from the Auto Repair Industry
By C. Kirabo Jackson; Northwestern University
Henry Schneider; Cornell
   Presented by: Henry Schneider, Cornell
   Discussant:   Tao Wang, Stony Brook University
 
Session ID 47: Pricing in retail markets
April 25, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
Tremont Room
 
Session Chair: Tiago Pires, University of North Carolina
 

Cash-constrained Households and Product Size
By Tiago Pires; University of North Carolina
Alberto Salvo; NUS
   Presented by: Tiago Pires, University of North Carolina
   Discussant:   Andrea Pozzi, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Fina
 

Estimating Consumer Substitution Patterns and Welfare Loss under Retail Stockouts
By Victor Aguirregabiria; University of Toronto
Junichi Suzuki; University of Toronto
   Presented by: Junichi Suzuki, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Diego Escobari, The University of Texas - Pan American
 

Online Price Discrimination and Market Structure
By Katja Seim; University of Pennsylvania
Michael Sinkinson; The Wharton School, University of Pennsy
   Presented by: Katja Seim, University of Pennsylvania
   Discussant:   Benjamin Shiller, Brandeis University
 

Bidding Dynamics and Deadlines in Online Retail
By Dominic Coey; eBay Research Labs
Bradley Larsen; Stanford University
Brennan Platt; Brigham Young University
   Presented by: Bradley Larsen, Stanford University
   Discussant:   Yaron Raviv, Claremont McKenna College
 
Session ID 50: Economic Impacts of Innovation
April 25, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
St. James Room
 
Session Chair: Richard Kneller, University of Nottingham
 

Process versus Product Innovation: What difference does it make?
By Jordi Jaumandreu; Boston University
Jacques Mairesse; ENSAE and Maastricht University
   Presented by: Jordi Jaumandreu, Boston University
   Discussant:   Yasin Ozcan, Northwestern University
 

R&D Dynamics and Its Impact on Productivity and Export Demand in Swedish Manufacturing
By Florin Maican; University of Gothenburg and Research Institute of Industrial Economics
Matilda Orth; Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Stockholm
Mark Roberts; Pennsylvania State University
Van Anh Vuong; University of Cologne
   Presented by: Florin Maican, University of Gothenburg and Research Institute of Industrial Economics
   Discussant:   Mathias Beck, University of Zurich
 

The Role of Firm Exports on Investment in R&D
By Bettina Peters; Centre for European Economic Research
Mark Roberts; Pennsylvania State University
Van Anh Vuong; University of Cologne
   Presented by: Bettina Peters, Centre for European Economic Research
   Discussant:   Giuliana Battisti, Warwick University
 

The (Fuzzy) Digital Divide: The Effect of Broadband Internet Use on UK Firm Performance
By Richard Kneller; University of Nottingham
   Presented by: Richard Kneller, University of Nottingham
   Discussant:   Matej Drev, Georgia Institute of Technology
 
Session ID 63: Entry and Exit
April 25, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
Newbury Room
 
Session Chair: Paul Ellickson, University of Rochester
 

Entry Threat and Entry Delay: The Timing of the U.S. Broadband Rollout
By Mo Xiao; University of Arizona
   Presented by: Mo Xiao, University of Arizona
   Discussant:   Yuya Takahashi, Johns Hopkins University
 

Entry Thresholds and Competitive Behavior among Nonprofit Firms
By Teresa Harrison; Drexel University
Jeremy Thornton; Samford University
   Presented by: Teresa Harrison, Drexel University
   Discussant:   Tannista Banerjee, Auburn University
 

Industrial Agglomeration and Spatial Persistence: Entry, Growth, and Exit of Software Publishers
By Dakshina De Silva; Lancaster University
   Presented by: Dakshina De Silva, Lancaster University
   Discussant:   Mats Bergman, Södertörn University
 

Mergers, Innovation, and Entry-Exit Dynamics: The Consolidation of the Hard Disk Drive Industry (1976-2014)
By Mitsuru Igami; Yale University
Kosuke Uetake; Yale School of Management
   Presented by: Mitsuru Igami, Yale University
   Discussant:   Paul Ellickson, University of Rochester
 
Session ID 69: Analysis Group Sponsored Session: Competition Issues in Health Care and Insurance
April 25, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
White Hill Room
 
The Industrial Organization Society is grateful to Analysis Group for sponsoring this special session on Competition in Health Care and Insurance.
While Analysis Group 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: Tasneem Chipty, Analysis Group
 

Generic Entry, Pay-for-Delay Settlements, and the Distribution of Surplus in the US Pharmaceutical Industry
By Ruben Jacobo Rubio; FDA
John Turner; University of Georgia
Jonathan Williams; University of Georgia
   Presented by: Jonathan Williams, University of Georgia
   Discussant:   Nathan Wilson, Federal Trade Commission
 

Health Insurance and Competition in Marekts for Differentiated Medical Technologies
By Gilad Sorek; Auburn University
   Presented by: Gilad Sorek, Auburn University
   Discussant:   Guy Arie, University of Rochester
 

Regulation of Insurance with Adverse Selection and Switching Costs: Evidence from Medicare Part D
By Maria Polyakova; Stanford University
   Presented by: Maria Polyakova, Stanford University
   Discussant:   Martin Hackmann, Penn State
 
Session ID 6: Empirical Studies of Pricing and Investment
April 25, 2015 14:30 to 16:20
Stuart Room
 
Session Chair: luke olson, Federal Trade Commission
 

Multi-product firm pricing and cross-product shock pass-through: A theory and an empirical application
By Özlem Bedre-Defolie; European School of Management and Techno
   Presented by: Özlem Bedre-Defolie, European School of Management and Techno
   Discussant:   Ming Gao, Tsinghua University
 

As Seen on TV: Price Discrimination and Competition in Television Advertising
By Ricard Gil; Johns Hopkins
Daniel Riera-Crichton; Bates College
Christian Ruzzier; Universidad de San Andrés
   Presented by: Christian Ruzzier, Universidad de San Andrés
   Discussant:   Naoki Wakamori, University of Mannheim
 

Something for Nothing: Using Strategic Interactions in Investment Decisions to Increase the Efficiency of Tax Policy
By Elena Patel; US Department of the Treasury
Nathan Seegert; University of Utah
   Presented by: Elena Patel, US Department of the Treasury
   Discussant:   luke olson, Federal Trade Commission
 
Session ID 7: Productivity and Trade
April 25, 2015 14:30 to 16:20
Beacon Hill Room
 
Session Chair: Francesca Lotti, Bank of Italy
 

Multi-Dimensional Effects of International Trade: The Experience of Chinese Manufacturers
By Paul Grieco; Pennsylvania State University
Shengyu Li; Durham University
Hongsong Zhang; The University of Hong Kong
   Presented by: Shengyu Li, Durham University
   Discussant:   Aiyong Zhu, Wuhan University
 

Import Competition, Productivity and Multi-Product Firms
By Emmanuel Dhyne; National Bank of Belgium
Amil Petrin; University of Minnesota
Valerie Smeets; Aarhus School of Business
Frederic Warzynski; Aarhus School of Business
   Presented by: Valerie Smeets, Aarhus School of Business
   Discussant:   Xiang Hui, The Ohio State University
 

TRADE STATUS, TRADE POLICY AND PRODUCTVITY: THE BRAZILIAN CASE
By Xavier Cirera; Institute of Development Studies, Univer
Daniel Lederman; The World Bank
Juan A. Mañez; University of Valencia and ERICES
Maria Engracia Rochina-Barrachina; University of Valencia and ERICES
Juan Sanchis; University of Valencia
   Presented by: Juan Sanchis, University of Valencia
   Discussant:   Francesca Lotti, Bank of Italy
 

Diversification of Export Markets and Productivity: Evidence from Firm-Level Data
By Mahmut Yasar; The Univ. of Texas, Arlington, and Emory
Qian Xuefeng; Zhongnan University of Economics and Law
   Presented by: Mahmut Yasar, The Univ. of Texas, Arlington, and Emory
   Discussant:   Valerie Smeets, Aarhus School of Business
 
Session ID 12: Empirical Studies of Vertical Relationships
April 25, 2015 14:30 to 16:20
Whittier Room
 
Session Chair: Gordon Klein, DICE, University of Düsseldorf
 

Digging Deep to Compete: Vertical Integration, Product Market Competition and Prices
By Danny McGowan; University of Nottingham
   Presented by: Danny McGowan, University of Nottingham
   Discussant:   Masakazu Ishihara, New York University
 

The Effect of Acquisitions on Product Quality and Innovativeness: Evidence from the U.K. Video Game Market
By Masakazu Ishihara; New York University
Joost Rietveld; New York University
   Presented by: Masakazu Ishihara, New York University
   Discussant:   Robin Lee, Harvard University
 

The Impact of “One Stop Shopping”- Induced Purchasing Complementarities in Structural Econometric Models of Retails Competition
By Gordon Klein; DICE, University of Düsseldorf
Ulrich Heimeshoff; DICE; University of Düsseldorf
Dennis Rickert; DICE; University of Düsseldorf
   Presented by: Gordon Klein, DICE, University of Düsseldorf
   Discussant:   Christopher Conlon, Columbia University
 

The Property Rights Theory of Vertical Relations: Evidence from the Hollywood Studio Era
By F. Andrew Hanssen; Clemson University
Alexander Raskovich; U.S. Department of Justice
   Presented by: F. Andrew Hanssen, Clemson University
   Discussant:   Konstantinos Serfes, Drexel University
 
Session ID 17: Payment Cards and Money Demand
April 25, 2015 14:30 to 16:20
Charles River Room
 
Session Chair: Robin Prager, Federal Reserve Board
 

The Role of Card Acceptance in the Transaction Demand for Money
By Kim Huynh; Bank of Canada
Philipp Schmidt-Dengler; University of Vienna
Helmut Stix; Oesterreichische Nationalbank
   Presented by: Kim Huynh, Bank of Canada
   Discussant:   Joanna Stavins, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
 

Payment Choice and the Future of Currency: Insights from Two Billion Retail Transactions
By Zhu Wang; Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Alexander Wolman; Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
   Presented by: Zhu Wang, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
   Discussant:   Evren Damar, Bank of Canada
 

This Is What's in Your Wallet... and Here's How You Use It
By Tamas Briglevics; Magyar Nemzeti Bank
Scott Schuh; Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
   Presented by: Tamas Briglevics, Magyar Nemzeti Bank
   Discussant:   Hanna Halaburda, Bank of Canada
 

How do speed and security influence consumers’ payment behavior?
By Scott Schuh; Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Joanna Stavins; Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
   Presented by: Joanna Stavins, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
   Discussant:   Alexei Alexandrov, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
 
Session ID 20: Antitrust of Mergers and Collusion
April 25, 2015 14:30 to 16:20
White Hill Room
 
Session Chair: Matthew Weinberg, Drexel University
 

Mergers Facilitate Tacit Collusion: An Empirical Investigation of the Miller/Coors Joint Venture
By Matthew Weinberg; Drexel University
Nathan Miller; Georgetown University
   Presented by: Matthew Weinberg, Drexel University
   Discussant:   Maarten Pieter Schinkel, University of Amsterdam
 

Nonbinding Advance Price Announcements: Effiency-Enhancing Strategy or Collusive Device?
By Willem Boshoff; Stellenbosch University
Stefan Fruebing; Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) & MaCCI
Kai Hueschelrath; Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
   Presented by: Stefan Fruebing, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) & MaCCI
   Discussant:   Catarina Marvao, Stockholm School of Economics
 

Merger Induced Changes of Innovation: Evidence from a Panel of U.S. Firms
By Mahdiyeh Entezarkheir; Western University (Huron)
Saeed Moshiri; University of Saskatchewan
   Presented by: Mahdiyeh Entezarkheir, Western University (Huron)
   Discussant:   Seth Sacher, Bureau of Economics
 

Merger Remedies in Oligopoly under a Consumer Welfare Standard
By Markus Dertwinkel-Kalt; DICE
Christian Wey; Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
   Presented by: Markus Dertwinkel-Kalt, DICE
   Discussant:   Juan-Pablo Montero, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
 
Session ID 24: Amazon Sponsored Session: Topics in E-Commerce and Digital Economics
April 25, 2015 14:30 to 16:20
Cambridge Room
 
The Industrial Organization Society is grateful to Amazon for sponsoring this special session on Topics in E-Commerce and Digital Economics.
While Amazon 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: Peter Newberry, Pennsylvania State University
 

Competing with Complementors: An Empirical Look at Amazon.com
By Feng Zhu; Harvard University
Qihong Liu; University of Oklahoma
   Presented by: Feng Zhu, Harvard University
   Discussant:   Lisa George, Hunter College
 

Price Discrimination and Consumer Retention: The Case of e-Coupons
By Imke Reimers; Northeastern University
Chunying Xie; NERA Consulting
   Presented by: Imke Reimers, Northeastern University
   Discussant:   Babur De los Santos, Indiana University
 

E-book Pricing and Vertical Restraints
By Babur De los Santos; Indiana University
Matthijs Wildenbeest; Indiana University
   Presented by: Babur De los Santos, Indiana University
   Discussant:   Christian Peukert, University of Zurich
 

Sales Tax, E-commerce, and Amazon's Fulfillment Center Network
By Jean Francois Houde; University of Pennsylvania
Peter Newberry; Pennsylvania State University
Katja Seim; University of Pennsylvania
   Presented by: Peter Newberry, Pennsylvania State University
   Discussant:   Imke Reimers, Northeastern University
 
Session ID 28: Empirical Analysis of Auction Data
April 25, 2015 14:30 to 16:20
Back Bay Room
 
Session Chair: Elena Krasnokutskaya, Johns Hopkins University
 

Price Adjustment Policies and Firm Size
By Georgia Kosmopoulou; National Science Foundation
Carlos Lamarche; University of Kentucky
Xueqi Zhou; Langston University
   Presented by: Georgia Kosmopoulou, National Science Foundation
   Discussant:   Timothy Hubbard, Colby College
 

Ex-ante and Ex-post Subcontracting in Highway Procurement Market
By Jorge Balat; Johns Hopkins University
Elena Krasnokutskaya; Johns Hopkins University
   Presented by: Elena Krasnokutskaya, Johns Hopkins University
   Discussant:   Ayse Pehlivan, Bilkent University
 

Underbidding and Experience in USFS Timber Auctions
By Benjamin Gillen; California Institute of Technology
   Presented by: Benjamin Gillen, California Institute of Technology
   Discussant:   Jose Miguel Abito, University of Pennsylvania
 
Session ID 33: Valuations in Transportation and Utilities
April 25, 2015 14:30 to 16:20
Newbury Room
 
Session Chair: Kenneth Boyer, Michigan State University
 

The Economics of Universal Service: Estimating Rural Valuations for High Speed Broadband
By Andre Boik; University of California (Davis)
   Presented by: Andre Boik, University of California (Davis)
   Discussant:   Laura Grigolon, McMaster University
 

Effect of Electric Utility Deregulation and Mergers on Consumer and Producer Welfare
By Ralph Sonenshine; American University
   Presented by: Ralph Sonenshine, American University
   Discussant:   Andre Boik, University of California (Davis)
 

Terrorism and the Alchian-Allen Theorem
By John Brown; Georgia Southern University
Rand Ressler; Georgia Southern University
   Presented by: John Brown, Georgia Southern University
   Discussant:   Ralph Sonenshine, American University
 
Session ID 35: Quality Competition and Consumer Search
April 25, 2015 14:30 to 16:20
Franklin Room
 
Session Chair: Ryan Lampe, California State University, East Bay
 

Competition, Product Proliferation and Welfare: A Study of the U.S. Smartphone Market
By Ying Fan; University of Michigan
Chenyu Yang; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
   Presented by: Ying Fan, University of Michigan
   Discussant:   Scott Hiller, Fairfield University
 

Time and the Relativity of Quality: A Store Choice Model
By Guillermo Marshall; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Tiago Pires; University of North Carolina
   Presented by: Guillermo Marshall, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
   Discussant:   Ryan Lampe, California State University, East Bay
 

Competition of Talk Show Programs in Taiwan
By Ching-I Huang; National Taiwan University
   Presented by: Ching-I Huang, National Taiwan University
   Discussant:   Juan Prieto-Rodriguez, University of Oviedo
 
Session ID 37: Advertising, Information and Learning
April 25, 2015 14:30 to 16:20
Tremont Room
 
Session Chair: Helena Perrone, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona GSE
 

TrueView Ads
By Qihong Liu; University of Oklahoma
Jie Shuai; Nankai University
   Presented by: Qihong Liu, University of Oklahoma
   Discussant:   Lan Zhang, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
 

A Structural Model of Advertising Signaling and Social Learning: The Case of the Motion Picture Industry
By Haiyan Liu; University of South Florida
   Presented by: Haiyan Liu, University of South Florida
   Discussant:   Michael Luca, Harvard Business School
 

Demand for "Healthy" Products: False Claims in Advertising
By Anita Rao; University of Chicago
Emily Wang; University of Massachusetts, Amherst
   Presented by: Emily Wang, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
   Discussant:   Thomas Blake, eBay Research Labs
 

Consumers Response to Product Safety Threats: Evidence from a major food scandal
By Rosa Ferrer; Univ. Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE
Helena Perrone; Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona GSE
   Presented by: Helena Perrone, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona GSE
   Discussant:   Ching-to Albert Ma, Boston University
 
Session ID 51: Determinants of Invention and Innovation
April 25, 2015 14:30 to 16:20
St. James Room
 
Session Chair: Mike Scherer, Harvard University
 

Of Marshallian Scissors & Blades: Demand Shocks, Domestic Capabilities, and Innovation in Indian Influenza-Vaccine Markets
By Matej Drev; Georgia Institute of Technology
Chirantan Chatterjee; IIM Bangalore
Arzi Adbi; INSEAD
   Presented by: Matej Drev, Georgia Institute of Technology
   Discussant:   Mike Scherer, Harvard University
 

The Impact of Open Access Mandates on Invention
By Yasin Ozcan; Northwestern University
Kevin Bryan; University of Toronto
   Presented by: Yasin Ozcan, Northwestern University
   Discussant:   Mikko Packalen, University of Waterloo
 

Radical or incremental: Where does R&D policy hit?
By Mathias Beck; University of Zurich
Cindy Lopes-Bento; KU Leuven
Andrea Schenker; University of Zurich
   Presented by: Mathias Beck, University of Zurich
   Discussant:   Jordi Jaumandreu, Boston University
 

Procuring Diversity
By Igor Letina; University of Zurich
Armin Schmutzler; University of Zurich
   Presented by: Igor Letina, University of Zurich
   Discussant:   Bernhard Ganglmair, University of Texas at Dallas
 
Session ID 3: Theoretical and Empirical Studies of Regulatory Mechanisms
April 25, 2015 16:35 to 18:25
Stuart Room
 
Session Chair: Nathan Miller, Georgetown University
 

Specific Investment and Contract Design: Evidence from Public Transportation
By Jose Guillermo Diaz; Universidad del Pacifico
Kei Kawai; New York University
Andre Trindade; Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV/EPGE)
   Presented by: Andre Trindade, Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV/EPGE)
   Discussant:   Andreea Enache, Paris School of Economics and CREST
 

The Economics of Rights: The Effect of the Right to Counsel
By Itai Ater; Tel Aviv University
Yehonatan Givati; Hebrew Univeirsity
Oren Rigbi; Ben-Gurion University
   Presented by: Oren Rigbi, Ben-Gurion University
   Discussant:   Hector Perez Saiz, Bank of Canada
 

Nonparametric Estimation for Regulation Models
By Andreea Enache; Paris School of Economics and CREST
Jean-Pierre FLORENS; Toulouse School of Economics
   Presented by: Andreea Enache, Paris School of Economics and CREST
   Discussant:   Nathan Miller, Georgetown University
 
Session ID 10: Cornerstone Research Sponsored Session: Empirical and Theoretical Studies of Vertical Contracts
April 25, 2015 16:35 to 18:25
Franklin Room
 
The Industrial Organization Society is grateful to Cornerstone Research for sponsoring this special session on
Empirical and Theoretical Studies of Vertical Contracts.While Cornerstone Research 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: John Asker,
 

Resale Price Maintenance When Playing Favorites is Prohibited
By Jeanine Miklos-Thal; University of Rochester
Greg Shaffer; University of Rochester
   Presented by: Jeanine Miklos-Thal, University of Rochester
   Discussant:   Eric Rasmusen, BEPP
 

Insurer Competition in Health Care Markets
By Robin Lee; Harvard University
Kate Ho; Columbia University
   Presented by: Robin Lee, Harvard University
   Discussant:   Gordon Klein, DICE, University of Düsseldorf
 

Bundling and Quality Assurance
By James Dana; Northeastern University
Kathryn Spier; Harvard University
   Presented by: James Dana, Northeastern University
   Discussant:   Janice Hauge, University of North Texas
 

Wholesale Prices, Retail Prices and the Lumpy Pass-Through of Alcohol Taxes
By Christopher Conlon; Columbia University
Nirupama Rao; New York University
   Presented by: Christopher Conlon, Columbia University
   Discussant:   Danny McGowan, University of Nottingham
 
Session ID 18: Financial Regulation, Competition, and Social Welfare
April 25, 2015 16:35 to 18:25
Charles River Room
 
Session Chair: Robin Prager, Federal Reserve Board
 

Limited Deposit Insurance Coverage and Bank Competition
By Oz Shy; Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Rune Stenbacka; Hanken School of Economics
Vladimir Yankov; Federal Reserve Board
   Presented by: Vladimir Yankov, Federal Reserve Board
   Discussant:   Zhu Wang, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
 

Competitive Impact of Deposit Insurance Limit Changes
By Evren Damar; Bank of Canada
Reint Gropp; Goethe University Frankfurt
Adi Mordel; Bank of Canada
   Presented by: Evren Damar, Bank of Canada
   Discussant:   Charles Romeo, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
 

Estimating the Loss in Surplus from the Elimination of Deposit Advance Products
By Charles Romeo; Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
   Presented by: Charles Romeo, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
   Discussant:   Daniel Grodzicki, The Pennsylvania State University
 

Moral Hazard, Skin in the Game Regulation and Rating Quality
By Saltuk Ozerturk; SMU
   Presented by: Saltuk Ozerturk, SMU
   Discussant:   Tamas Briglevics, Magyar Nemzeti Bank
 
Session ID 21: Theoretical Analyses of Antitrust Issues
April 25, 2015 16:35 to 18:25
White Hill Room
 
Session Chair: Su Zhiying, University of Science and Technology,PRC
 

On the Antitrust Economics of the Electronic Books Industry
By Germain Gaudin; Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Alexander White; School of Economics and Management, Tsin
   Presented by: Germain Gaudin, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
   Discussant:   Justin Johnson, Cornell University
 

Exclusion under Asymmetric Information
By Juan-Pablo Montero; Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
   Presented by: Juan-Pablo Montero, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
   Discussant:   Stefan Fruebing, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) & MaCCI
 

Unplanned Purchases and Retail Competition
By Justin Johnson; Cornell University
   Presented by: Justin Johnson, Cornell University
   Discussant:   Anne Duchene, Drexel School of Economics
 

Mergers in Exhaustible Resource Industries
By Hassan Benchekroun; McGill University
Michèle Breton; HEC Montréal
Amrita Ray Chaudhuri; University of Winnipeg
   Presented by: Amrita Ray Chaudhuri, University of Winnipeg
   Discussant:   Fernando Luco, Texas A&M University
 
Session ID 25: Platform Theory
April 25, 2015 16:35 to 18:25
Cambridge Room
 
Session Chair: Thomas Jeitschko, Michigan State University
 

Platform Pricing in Mixed Two-Sided Markets
By Ming Gao; Tsinghua University
   Presented by: Ming Gao, Tsinghua University
   Discussant:   Carlotta Mariotto, Mines ParisTech
 

The Economics of Platforms in a Walrasian Framework
By Anil Jain; Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Robert Townsend; MIT
   Presented by: Anil Jain, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
   Discussant:   Javier Donna, The Ohio State University
 

Networks, Frictions, and Price Dispersion
By Javier Donna; The Ohio State University
Pablo Schenone; Arizona State University
Gregory Veramendi; Arizona State University
   Presented by: Javier Donna, The Ohio State University
   Discussant:   Andrew Rhodes, Toulouse School of Economics
 

Homogeneous Platform Competition with Endogenous Homing
By Thomas Jeitschko; Michigan State University
Mark Tremblay; Michigan State University
   Presented by: Thomas Jeitschko, Michigan State University
   Discussant:   Makoto Watanabe, VU University Amsterdam
 
Session ID 30: Energy Markets
April 25, 2015 16:35 to 18:25
Whittier Room
 
Session Chair: Shaun McRae, University of Michigan
 

Vertical Integration and Price Differentials in the U.S. Crude Oil Market
By Shaun McRae; University of Michigan
   Presented by: Shaun McRae, University of Michigan
   Discussant:   Michael Noel, Texas Tech University
 

Consumer valuation of fuel costs and the e§ectiveness of tax policy: Evidence from the European car market
By Laura Grigolon; McMaster University
Mathias Reynaert; University of Leuven
Frank Verboven; University of Leuven
   Presented by: Laura Grigolon, McMaster University
   Discussant:   Kenneth Boyer, Michigan State University
 

Comparative Performance of Long Term Contracts
By Kanishka Kacker; University of Maryland College Park
   Presented by: Kanishka Kacker, University of Maryland College Park
   Discussant:   Claudia Salim, Free University Berlin
 

The Short Run Predictability of Gasoline Prices
By Michael Noel; Texas Tech University
   Presented by: Michael Noel, Texas Tech University
   Discussant:   Yiyi Zhou, Stony Brook University
 
Session ID 45: Patent Behaviour and Patent Policy
April 25, 2015 16:35 to 18:25
St. James Room
 
Session Chair: Emek Basker, University of Missouri
 

First Mover Advantages and Optimal Patent Protection
By Mike Scherer; Harvard University
   Presented by: Mike Scherer, Harvard University
   Discussant:   Emek Basker, University of Missouri
 

Strategic Secrecy of Pending Patents
By Bernhard Ganglmair; University of Texas at Dallas
Jong-Min Oh; The University of Texas at Dallas
   Presented by: Bernhard Ganglmair, University of Texas at Dallas
   Discussant:   Charles Angelucci, Columbia University
 

The Effect of Patent Pools on Patenting and Innovation - Evidence from Contemporary Technology Standards
By Justus Baron; Northwestern University
Tim Pohlmann; Mines ParisTech
   Presented by: Justus Baron, Northwestern University
   Discussant:   Jay Pil Choi, Michigan State University
 

Sequential Innovation and Patent Policy
By Alvaro Parra; University of British Columbia
   Presented by: Alvaro Parra, University of British Columbia
   Discussant:   Igor Letina, University of Zurich
 

Patent Litigation, Declaratory Judgments, and Forum Shopping
By Charles Angelucci; Columbia University
Josh Lerner; Harvard University
   Presented by: Charles Angelucci, Columbia University
   Discussant:   Justus Baron, Northwestern University
 
Session ID 46: Pricing in airline markets
April 25, 2015 16:35 to 18:25
Tremont Room
 
Session Chair: Ambarish Chandra, University of Toronto
 

MARKET COMPETITION AND PRICE DISPERSION: EVIDENCE FROM CHINA’S AIRLINE MARKET
By Zaichao Du; Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
   Presented by: Zaichao Du, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
   Discussant:   Mahdiyeh Entezarkheir, Western University (Huron)
 

Screening and Price Discrimination with Unobserved Consumer Types: Evidence from Airlines
By Diego Escobari; The University of Texas - Pan American
Manuel Hernandez; IFPRI
   Presented by: Diego Escobari, The University of Texas - Pan American
   Discussant:   Zaichao Du, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
 

Revisiting the Relationship between Competition and Price Discrimination: New Evidence from the Canadian Airline Industry
By Ambarish Chandra; University of Toronto
Mara Lederman; University of Toronto
   Presented by: Ambarish Chandra, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Christian Ruzzier, Universidad de San Andrés
 

Market Structure, Competition and Price Dispersion in the Airline Industry Revisited
By Myongjin Kim; University of Oklahoma
   Presented by: Myongjin Kim, University of Oklahoma
   Discussant:   Junichi Suzuki, University of Toronto
 
Session ID 65: Pharmaceutical Competition
April 25, 2015 16:35 to 18:25
Newbury Room
 
Session Chair: Nina YIN, Tulane University
 

Why Trash don't Pass? Pharmaceutical Licensing and Safety Performance of Drugs
By Tannista Banerjee; Auburn University
Arnab Nayak; Deloitte and Touche
   Presented by: Tannista Banerjee, Auburn University
   Discussant:   Tanja Saxell, VATT (Visiting Stanford)
 

Price, Concentration, and Split-Award Contracting. An empirical study of generic pharmaceuticals pricing
By Mats Bergman; Södertörn University
David Granlund; Umeå University
Niklas Rudholm; Dalarna University
   Presented by: Mats Bergman, Södertörn University
   Discussant:   Teresa Harrison, Drexel University
 

The Effect of Market Exit: An Exploration of Recalls and Import Bans in The Generic Pharmaceutical Industry
By Christopher Metcalf; U.S. Federal Trade Commission
luke olson; Federal Trade Commission
   Presented by: luke olson, Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Matthew Weinberg, Drexel University
 

Pharmacy Incentives and Competition with Parallel Trade
By Pierre Dubois; Toulouse School of Economics
Morten Sæthre; Norwegian School of Economics
   Presented by: Morten Sæthre, Norwegian School of Economics
   Discussant:   Nina YIN, Tulane University
 
Session ID 70: Paying for Health Care
April 25, 2015 16:35 to 18:25
Beacon Hill Room
 
Session Chair: Guy Arie, University of Rochester
 

What are We Waiting For? The Costs and Consequences of Observation Care Payment Reform
By Thomas Koch; Federal Trade Commission
   Presented by: Thomas Koch, Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Haizhen Lin, Indiana University
 

Information Disclosure and the Equivalence of Prospective Payment and Cost Reimbursement
By Ching-to Albert Ma; Boston University
Henry Mak; Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
   Presented by: Henry Mak, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
   Discussant:   Gilad Sorek, Auburn University
 

The Welfare Effects of Provider Reimbursement Rates: Evidence From The Nursing Home Industry
By Martin Hackmann; Penn State
   Presented by: Martin Hackmann, Penn State
   Discussant:   Maria Polyakova, Stanford University
 

Intermediary Bargaining for Price Insensitive Consumers
By Guy Arie; University of Rochester
Shiran Rachmilevitch; University of Haifa
   Presented by: Guy Arie, University of Rochester
   Discussant:   Henry Mak, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
 
Session ID 73: Demand and Productivity Methodology
April 25, 2015 16:35 to 18:25
Back Bay Room
 
Session Chair: Mo Xiao, University of Arizona
 

Measuring Substitution Patterns in Differentiated Products Industries – The Missing Instruments
By Amit Gandhi; University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jean Francois Houde; University of Pennsylvania
   Presented by: Jean Francois Houde, University of Pennsylvania
   Discussant:   Paul Grieco, Pennsylvania State University
 

Supply Function Competition and Exporters: Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of Productivity Distributions and Marginal Costs
By Ayse Pehlivan; Bilkent University
Quang Vuong; New York University
   Presented by: Ayse Pehlivan, Bilkent University
   Discussant:   Bradley Larsen, Stanford University
 

Demand Estimation with High Dimensional Data and an Application to Amazon’s Book Marketplace
By Patrick Bajari; University of Minnesota
Guido Imbens; Stanford University
Ana Lemmen Meyer; Amazon.com
Wilko Schulz-Mahlendorf; Amazon
   Presented by: Wilko Schulz-Mahlendorf, Amazon
   Discussant:   Peter Newberry, Pennsylvania State University
 

Identification and Estimation of Production Function with Unobserved Heterogeneity
By Hiroyuki Kasahara; University of British Columbia
Paul Schrimpf; The University of British Columbia
Michio Suzuki; University of Tokyo
   Presented by: Hiroyuki Kasahara, University of British Columbia
   Discussant:   Mo Xiao, University of Arizona
 
Session ID 4: The Competitive Effects of Regulation
April 26, 2015 8:15 to 10:05
Stuart Room
 
Session Chair: Ting Liu, Stony Brook University
 

Stringent Environmental Policy Can Be Good for Profits: Uninformed Regulation in an Entry-Deterrence Model
By Felix Munoz-Garcia; Washington State University
Ana Espinola-Arredondo; Washington State University
   Presented by: Felix Munoz-Garcia, Washington State University
   Discussant:   Kameshwari Shankar, City College of New York
 

Pass-Through in a Concentrated Industry: Empirical Evidence and Regulatory Implications
By Nathan Miller; Georgetown University
Matthew Osborne; University of Toronto
Gloria Sheu; US Department of Justice
   Presented by: Nathan Miller, Georgetown University
   Discussant:   Andre Trindade, Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV/EPGE)
 

The Hydra Effect: Examining the Indirect Effects of Payday Lending
By Stefanie Ramirez; University of Idaho
   Presented by: Stefanie Ramirez, University of Idaho
   Discussant:   Giuseppe Di Vita, University of Catania
 

Optimal Enforcement of Non-compete Covenants
By Suman Ghosh; Florida Atlantic University
Kameshwari Shankar; City College of New York
   Presented by: Kameshwari Shankar, City College of New York
   Discussant:   Ting Liu, Stony Brook University
 
Session ID 9: Theoretical Studies of Vertical Contracts
April 26, 2015 8:15 to 10:05
Beacon Hill Room
 
Session Chair: Benjamin Edelman, Harvard Business School
 

Requirements Contracts and Transaction Costs
By Eric Rasmusen; BEPP
   Presented by: Eric Rasmusen, BEPP
   Discussant:   Jafar Olimov, Research Center SHARQ
 

Price Coherence and Excessive Intermediation
By Benjamin Edelman; Harvard Business School
Julian Wright; National University of Singapore
   Presented by: Benjamin Edelman, Harvard Business School
   Discussant:   Marco Alderighi, Aosta University; Bocconi University
 

The influence of product liability on vertical product differentiation
By Alexander Rasch; University of Cologne
   Presented by: Alexander Rasch, University of Cologne
   Discussant:   Benjamin Edelman, Harvard Business School
 
Session ID 26: Telecommunications Markets
April 26, 2015 8:15 to 10:05
Franklin Room
 
Session Chair: Lukasz Grzybowski, Telecom ParisTech
 

Estimating demand for fixed-mobile bundles and switching costs between tariffs
By Lukasz Grzybowski; Telecom ParisTech
   Presented by: Lukasz Grzybowski, Telecom ParisTech
   Discussant:   Xiahua Wei, University of Washington
 

Competition for Access Provision: Infrastructure Upgrades with Spillovers
By Keizo Mizuno; Kwansei Gakuin University
Noriaki Matsushima; Osaka University
   Presented by: Keizo Mizuno, Kwansei Gakuin University
   Discussant:   Jiawei Chen, University of California, Irvine
 

Double Internalization and Interchange Fee Bias
By Carlotta Mariotto; Mines ParisTech
Marianne Verdier; Université of Paris 2
   Presented by: Carlotta Mariotto, Mines ParisTech
   Discussant:   Myongjin Kim, University of Oklahoma
 

Optimal Mechanisms with Radio Spectrum Sharing
By Chris Baker; The Ohio State University
Joel Johnson; The Ohio State University
Huaiyi Wang; The Ohio State University
Lixin Ye; The Ohio State University
Chenglin Zhang; The Ohio State University
   Presented by: Chenglin Zhang, The Ohio State University
   Discussant:   Klenio Barbosa, Sao Paulo School of Economics - FGV
 
Session ID 29: Auctions - Theory, Identification and Analysis
April 26, 2015 8:15 to 10:05
Tremont Room
 
Session Chair: Georgia Kosmopoulou, National Science Foundation
 

Asymmetric Auctions with More Than Two Bidders
By Timothy Hubbard; Colby College
Rene Kirkegaard; University of Guelph
   Presented by: Timothy Hubbard, Colby College
   Discussant:   Benjamin Gillen, California Institute of Technology
 

Stochastically Equivalent Sequential Auctions with Multi-Unit Demand
By Yaron Raviv; Claremont McKenna College
Tongjia Shi; Harvey Mudd College
   Presented by: Yaron Raviv, Claremont McKenna College
   Discussant:   Elena Krasnokutskaya, Johns Hopkins University
 

Dynamic Bidding in Second Price Auction
By Hugo A. Hopenhayn; UCLA
Maryam Saeedi; The Ohio State University
   Presented by: Maryam Saeedi, The Ohio State University
   Discussant:   Georgia Kosmopoulou, National Science Foundation
 

Second Price Auctions with Participation Costs
By Jose-Antonio Espin-Sanchez; Yale University
Alvaro Parra; University of British Columbia
   Presented by: Jose-Antonio Espin-Sanchez, Yale University
   Discussant:   Maryam Saeedi, The Ohio State University
 
Session ID 31: Transportation and the Environment
April 26, 2015 8:15 to 10:05
Whittier Room
 
Session Chair: Adam Copeland, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
 

The Market for Electric Vehicles: Indirect Network Effects and Policy Impacts
By Shanjun Li; Cornell University
Yiyi Zhou; Stony Brook University
   Presented by: Yiyi Zhou, Stony Brook University
   Discussant:   Jeffrey Prince, Kelley School of Business, Indiana Unive
 

Do truckers undervalue fuel efficiency?
By Jacob Adenbaum; Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Adam Copeland; Federal Reserve Bank of New York
John Stevens; Federal Reserve Board
   Presented by: Adam Copeland, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
   Discussant:   Kenneth Gillingham, Yale University
 

Kill Two Birds with One Stone? Environmental Policy Design with Multiple Targets in the Swedish Car Market
By Cristian Huse; Stockholm School of Economics
Claudio Lucinda; University of Sao Paulo - FEA-RP
   Presented by: Claudio Lucinda, University of Sao Paulo - FEA-RP
   Discussant:   Shaun McRae, University of Michigan
 
Session ID 34: Non-Price Competition in Movies
April 26, 2015 8:15 to 10:05
St. James Room
 
Session Chair: Ying Fan, University of Michigan
 

Profitably Bundling Information Goods: Evidence from the Evolving Video Library of Netflix
By Scott Hiller; Fairfield University
   Presented by: Scott Hiller, Fairfield University
   Discussant:   Ying Fan, University of Michigan
 

Post-release Advertising, Movie Quality, and Word-of-Mouth
By Ryan Lampe; California State University, East Bay
   Presented by: Ryan Lampe, California State University, East Bay
   Discussant:   Ching-I Huang, National Taiwan University
 

Do awards and nominations from the Academy have a larger impact in markets with no release restrictions?
By Luisa Gutierrez Navratil; University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU)
Juan Prieto-Rodriguez; University of Oviedo
   Presented by: Juan Prieto-Rodriguez, University of Oviedo
   Discussant:   Guillermo Marshall, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 
Session ID 38: Theoretical Information Economics
April 26, 2015 8:15 to 10:05
White Hill Room
 
Session Chair: Matthew Mitchell, University of Toronto
 

Dynamic adverse selection with many types
By Gabor Virag; University of Toronto
   Presented by: Gabor Virag, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Michael Rauh, Indiana University
 

Optimal Timing of Selection Contests
By Dmitry Lubensky; Indiana University, Kelley School of Business
Michael Stevens; U.S. Treasury Department
   Presented by: Dmitry Lubensky, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business
   Discussant:   Byung-Cheol Kim, Georgia Institute of Technology
 

Mechanism Design for Designs: Principals with Good (and bad) Taste
By Matthew Mitchell; University of Toronto
   Presented by: Matthew Mitchell, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Henry Schneider, Cornell
 

Information Acquisition in Duopoly Competition with Signaling Incentives
By Thomas Jeitschko; Michigan State University
Ting Liu; Stony Brook University
Tao Wang; Stony Brook University
   Presented by: Tao Wang, Stony Brook University
   Discussant:   James Campbell, University of Toronto
 
Session ID 41: Field experiments on consumer choice
April 26, 2015 8:15 to 10:05
Cambridge Room
 
Session Chair: Kosuke Uetake, Yale School of Management
 

Attention and Saliency in Online Markets
By Christian Helmers; Santa Clara University
   Presented by: Christian Helmers, Santa Clara University
   Discussant:   Tianshu Sun, University of Maryland at College Park
 

Recommending (Un)popular Products: A Field Experiment Using Vending Machines
By Kohei Kawaguchi; London School of Economics and Political Science
Kosuke Uetake; Yale School of Management
Yasutora Watanabe; Hong Kong University of Science and Tech
   Presented by: Kosuke Uetake, Yale School of Management
   Discussant:   Steven Puller, Texas A&M University
 

Want to donate together? Evidence from a large field experiment
By Tianshu Sun; University of Maryland at College Park
Guodong (Gordon) Gao; University of Maryland College Park
Ginger Jin; University of Maryland
   Presented by: Tianshu Sun, University of Maryland at College Park
   Discussant:   Christian Helmers, Santa Clara University
 

Price Salience and Social Comparisons as Policy Instruments: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Energy Use
By Steven Puller; Texas A&M University
   Presented by: Steven Puller, Texas A&M University
   Discussant:   Kosuke Uetake, Yale School of Management
 
Session ID 66: Theoretical Models of Dynamic Competition
April 26, 2015 8:15 to 10:05
Newbury Room
 
Session Chair: Yuya Takahashi, Johns Hopkins University
 

Network Effects, Aftermarkets and the Coase Conjecture: a Dynamic Markovian Approach
By Ngo Van Long; McGill University
Didier Laussel; GREQAM) Aix-Marseille School of Economic
Joana Resende; FEP
   Presented by: Joana Resende, FEP
   Discussant:   Joseph Cullen, Washington University in St. Louis
 

Long-Run Market Configurations in a Dynamic Quality-Ladder Model with Heterogeneity
By Mario Samano; HEC Montreal
Marc Santugini; HEC Montréal
   Presented by: Marc Santugini, HEC Montréal
   Discussant:   Paul Huenermund, Centre for European Economic Research
 

Entry and Shakeout in Dynamic Oligopoly
By Paul Huenermund; Centre for European Economic Research
Philipp Schmidt-Dengler; University of Vienna
Yuya Takahashi; Johns Hopkins University
   Presented by: Paul Huenermund, Centre for European Economic Research
   Discussant:   Joana Resende, FEP
 

Investment under Dynamic Competition in Wholesale Electricity Markets
By Joseph Cullen; Washington University in St. Louis
Stanley Reynolds; University of Arizona
   Presented by: Joseph Cullen, Washington University in St. Louis
   Discussant:   Marc Santugini, HEC Montréal
 
Session ID 8: Trade, FDI, and IO
April 26, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
Whittier Room
 
Session Chair: Mahmut Yasar, The Univ. of Texas, Arlington, and Emory
 

Workers beneath the Floodgates: The Impact of Low-Wage Import Competition and Workers' Adjustment
By Hale Utar; Bielefeld University
   Presented by: Hale Utar, Bielefeld University
   Discussant:   Juan Sanchis, University of Valencia
 

Taste Heterogeneity, Trade Costs, and Global Market Outcomes in the Automobile Industry
By A. Kerem Cosar; University of Chicago
Paul Grieco; Pennsylvania State University
Shengyu Li; Durham University
Felix Tintelnot; University of Chicago
   Presented by: Paul Grieco, Pennsylvania State University
   Discussant:   Mahmut Yasar, The Univ. of Texas, Arlington, and Emory
 

Cross-Border Trade and SMEs: A Study of a Large-Scale Online Experiment
By Xiang Hui; The Ohio State University
Neel Sundaresan; eBay Data Labs
   Presented by: Xiang Hui, The Ohio State University
   Discussant:   Shengyu Li, Durham University
 

Quantifying Adaptation Costs in Sequential FDI Location Choices: Evidence from German Firms
By Aiyong Zhu; Wuhan University
   Presented by: Aiyong Zhu, Wuhan University
   Discussant:   Hale Utar, Bielefeld University
 
Session ID 13: Extending the Theory of Vertical Relations: When Brands Matter
April 26, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
Charles River Room
 
Session Chair: Marco Alderighi, Aosta University; Bocconi University
 

Showrooming, resale price maintenance, and point-of-sale service provision
By Jeanine Miklos-Thal; University of Rochester
Greg Shaffer; University of Rochester
   Presented by: Jeanine Miklos-Thal, University of Rochester
   Discussant:   F. Andrew Hanssen, Clemson University
 

Technology adoption, brand strength and consumption externalities
By Marco Alderighi; Aosta University; Bocconi University
Christophe Feder; Università di Torino
   Presented by: Marco Alderighi, Aosta University; Bocconi University
   Discussant:   Claire Chambolle, INRA & Ecole Polytechnique
 

Centralization vs. Delegation by a Firm that Supplies to Rivals
By Serge Moresi; Charles River Associates
Marius Schwartz; Georgetown University
   Presented by: Serge Moresi, Charles River Associates
   Discussant:   Yossi Spiegel, Tel Aviv University
 
Session ID 15: Oligopoly Behavior
April 26, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
Back Bay Room
 
Session Chair: Emanuela Ciapanna, Bank of Italy
 

Signalling Collusive Behaviour in Oligopolies
By Julia Graf; University of Bamberg
   Presented by: Julia Graf, University of Bamberg
   Discussant:   Giovanni Alberto Tabacco, Swansea University, School of Management
 

Talent Competition, Labor Mobility, and Anti-poaching Agreements
By Oz Shy; Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Rune Stenbacka; Hanken School of Economics
   Presented by: Oz Shy, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
   Discussant:   Kai Hueschelrath, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
 

History in the Study of Industrial Organization
By David Genesove; Hebrew Univesity of Jerusalem
   Presented by: David Genesove, Hebrew Univesity of Jerusalem
   Discussant:   Robert Feinberg, American University
 

Horizontal Subcontracting and Intermittent Power Generation
By Jan Bouckaert; University of Antwerp
Geert Van Moer; University of Antwerp
   Presented by: Geert Van Moer, University of Antwerp
   Discussant:   Lukas Toth, University of Amsterdam
 
Session ID 39: Information, Privacy and IP
April 26, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
White Hill Room
 
Session Chair: Ting Liu, Stony Brook University
 

A Model of Patent Trolls
By Jay Pil Choi; Michigan State University
Heiko Gerlach; University of Queensland
   Presented by: Jay Pil Choi, Michigan State University
   Discussant:   Alvaro Parra, University of British Columbia
 

Ownership and Pricing of Information: A Model and Application to Open Access
By James Campbell; University of Toronto
   Presented by: James Campbell, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Gabor Virag, University of Toronto
 

Information Acquisition, Referral, and Organization
By Simona Grassi; University of Lausanne
Ching-to Albert Ma; Boston University
   Presented by: Ching-to Albert Ma, Boston University
   Discussant:   Katharina Huesmann, University of Cologne
 

Using clients’ rejection to build trust
By Ting Liu; Stony Brook University
Yuk-fai Fong; Hong Kong Univ of Science & Technology
   Presented by: Ting Liu, Stony Brook University
   Discussant:   Dmitry Lubensky, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business
 

Multi-attribute quality competition with imperfect signals
By Katharina Huesmann; University of Cologne
Wanda Mimra; ETH Zurich
   Presented by: Katharina Huesmann, University of Cologne
   Discussant:   Matthew Mitchell, University of Toronto
 
Session ID 40: Information and pricing
April 26, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
Cambridge Room
 
Session Chair: Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College
 

Pricing in an Uncertain Market
By Florian Artinger; Max Planck Institute for Human Developme
Gerd Gigerenzer; Max Planck Institute for Human Development
   Presented by: Florian Artinger, Max Planck Institute for Human Developme
   Discussant:   Zemin Zhong, UC Berkeley
 

Consumer Limited Attention to Online Ratings and Seller Response: A Regression Discontinuity Design
By Zemin Zhong; UC Berkeley
   Presented by: Zemin Zhong, UC Berkeley
   Discussant:   Florian Artinger, Max Planck Institute for Human Developme
 

Communication in VerticalMarkets: Experimental Evidence
By Claudia Moellers; Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)
Hans-Theo Normann; Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Ec
Christopher Snyder; Dartmouth College
   Presented by: Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College
   Discussant:   Francisco Gomez Martinez, University of Amsterdam
 

Firm-specific information and explicit collusion in experimental oligopolies
By Francisco Gomez Martinez; University of Amsterdam
Sander Onderstal; University of Amsterdam
Joep Sonnemans; University of Amsterdam
   Presented by: Francisco Gomez Martinez, University of Amsterdam
   Discussant:   Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College
 
Session ID 48: Second degree price discrimination: Theory and Evidence
April 26, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
Tremont Room
 
Session Chair: Alexander Rasch, University of Cologne
 

Why Don't Prices Rise During Periods of Peak Demand? - Synchronize Demand to Relax Competition
By Chun-Hui Miao; University of South Carolina
   Presented by: Chun-Hui Miao, University of South Carolina
   Discussant:   Tiago Pires, University of North Carolina
 

A model of Introductory Pricing
By Jimmy Chan; Fudan
Hong Feng; Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
Lan Zhang; Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
   Presented by: Lan Zhang, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
   Discussant:   Martin Obradovits, Goethe University Frankfurt
 

Payment Evasion
By Stefan Buehler; University of St. Gallen
Daniel Halbheer; HEC Paris
Michael Lechner; University of St Gallen
   Presented by: Stefan Buehler, University of St. Gallen
   Discussant:   Yann Braouezec, IESEG School of Management
 

Public versus Private Insurance Contracts with (and without) Transaction Costs: The optimal Segmentation Policy of an Informed Insurer
By Yann Braouezec; IESEG School of Management
   Presented by: Yann Braouezec, IESEG School of Management
   Discussant:   Alexander Rasch, University of Cologne
 

Going to the Discounter: Consumer Search with Local Market Heterogeneities
By Martin Obradovits; Goethe University Frankfurt
   Presented by: Martin Obradovits, Goethe University Frankfurt
   Discussant:   Stefan Buehler, University of St. Gallen
 
Session ID 67: Demand and Pricing Dynamics
April 26, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
Newbury Room
 
Session Chair: Andrea Pozzi, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Fina
 

Switching Costs and Market Power Under Umbrella Branding
By Paul Ellickson; University of Rochester
Polykarpos Pavlidis; Nielsen Marketing Analytics
   Presented by: Paul Ellickson, University of Rochester
   Discussant:   Linli XU, University of Minnesota
 

Price Dynamics with Customer Markets
By Luigi Paciello; Einaudi Institute (EIEF)
Andrea Pozzi; Einaudi Institute for Economics and Fina
Nicholas Trachter; Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
   Presented by: Andrea Pozzi, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Fina
   Discussant:   Katja Seim, University of Pennsylvania
 

Backward Compatibility in Two-Sided Markets
By Myongjin Kim; University of Oklahoma
SUMAN BASUROY; University of Texas at San Antonio
Richard Gretz; Bradley University
   Presented by: Myongjin Kim, University of Oklahoma
   Discussant:   Keizo Mizuno, Kwansei Gakuin University
 
Session ID 71: Health Care Markets
April 26, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
Beacon Hill Room
 
Session Chair: Ginger Jin, University of Maryland
 

Speed of disruption and its determinants: The case of coronary angioplasty
By Haizhen Lin; Indiana University
Andrew Sfekas; Temple University
   Presented by: Andrew Sfekas, Temple University
   Discussant:   Devesh Raval, Federal Trade Commission
 

The Impact to "Hospital Compare" Quality Reports on Hospital Pricing
By William Encinosa; AHRQ
   Presented by: William Encinosa, AHRQ
   Discussant:   Thomas Koch, Federal Trade Commission
 

Solving Shortage in a Priceless Market: Insights from Blood Donation
By Tianshu Sun; University of Maryland at College Park
Susan Lu; Purdue University
Ginger Jin; University of Maryland at College Park
   Presented by: Ginger Jin, University of Maryland at College Park
   Discussant:   Andrew Sfekas, Temple University
 

Industrial Reorganization: Learning about Substitution Patterns from Natural Experiments
By Devesh Raval; Federal Trade Commission
Ted Rosenbaum; Federal Trade Commission
Nathan Wilson; Federal Trade Commission
   Presented by: Nathan Wilson, Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Alexandros Fakos, The Pennsylvania State University
 
Session ID 72: Microsoft Sponsored Session: Economics of Online Privacy
April 26, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
Franklin Room
 
The Industrial Organization Society is grateful to Microsoft for sponsoring this special session on Economics of Online Privacy.
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: Simon Wilkie, Microsoft
 

The Economics of the Right to be Forgotten
By Byung-Cheol Kim; Georgia Institute of Technology
Jin Yeub Kim; University of Nebraska-Lincoln
   Presented by: Byung-Cheol Kim, Georgia Institute of Technology
   Discussant:   Qihong Liu, University of Oklahoma
 

Money and Privacy - Android Market Evidence
By Michael Kummer; Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and University of Mannheim
Patrick Schulte; Centre for European Economics Research (ZEW), Mannheim
   Presented by: Patrick Schulte, Centre for European Economics Research (ZEW), Mannheim
 

False Advertising and Consumer Protection Policy
By Andrew Rhodes; Toulouse School of Economics
Chris Wilson; Loughborough University
   Presented by: Andrew Rhodes, Toulouse School of Economics
   Discussant:   Thomas Jeitschko, Michigan State University
 

Susceptibility and Influence in Social Media Word-of-Mouth
By Jörg Claussen; CBS
Benjamin Engelstätter; Centre for European Economic Research
Michael Ward; University of Texas at Arlington
   Presented by: Michael Ward, University of Texas at Arlington
   Discussant:   Lei Xu, McGill University
 
Session ID 74: Financial Decisions of Firms and Consumers
April 26, 2015 10:20 to 12:10
St. James Room
 
Session Chair: Kim Huynh, Bank of Canada
 

Making firms liable for consumers' mistaken beliefs: theoretical model and empirical applications to the U.S. mortgage and credit card markets
By Alexei Alexandrov; Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
   Presented by: Alexei Alexandrov, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
   Discussant:   Wilko Bolt, De Nederlandsche Bank
 

"Smart Money": Institutional Investors in Online Crowdfunding
By Mingfeng Lin; University of Arizona
Zaiyan Wei; University of Arizona
   Presented by: Zaiyan Wei, University of Arizona
   Discussant:   Saltuk Ozerturk, SMU
 

Competition and Customer Acquisition in the US Credit Card Market
By Daniel Grodzicki; The Pennsylvania State University
   Presented by: Daniel Grodzicki, The Pennsylvania State University
   Discussant:   Zaiyan Wei, University of Arizona
 

Competition in the Cryptocurrency Market
By Neil Gandal; Tel Aviv University
Hanna Halaburda; Bank of Canada
   Presented by: Hanna Halaburda, Bank of Canada
   Discussant:   Vladimir Yankov, Federal Reserve Board
 

71 sessions, 259 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers
 
Index of Participants

Legend: C=chair, P=Presenter, D=Discussant
#ParticipantRoles in Conference
1Abito, Jose MiguelC42, P42, D28
2Agarwal, NikhilD64
3Alderighi, MarcoD9, C13, P13
4Alexandrov, AlexeiD17, P74
5Angelucci, CharlesD45, P45
6Arie, GuyD69, C70, P70
7Artinger, FlorianD40, P40
8Asker, JohnC10
9Atal, VidyaD68
10Azar, JoseP19
11Bako, BarnaD16
12Banerjee, TannistaP68, D63, P65
13Barbosa, KlenioP2, D26
14Baron, JustusD45, P45
15Basker, EmekD55, P52, C45, D45
16Battisti, GiulianaP52, D50
17Beck, MathiasD50, P51
18Bedre-Defolie, ÖzlemD5, P6
19Bergman, MatsD63, P65
20Blake, ThomasP36, D37
21Boik, AndreD33, P33
22Bolt, WilkoD74
23Bonatti, AlessandroD58
24Borenstein, SeverinC55
25Boyer, KennethC33, D30
26Braouezec, YannD48, P48
27Briglevics, TamasP17, D18
28Brown, JohnP33
29Buchholz, NickP53
30Buehler, StefanD48, P48
31Butters, AndrewP62
32Calzolari, GiacomoD64, D44, P44
33Campbell, JamesD38, P39
34Chambolle, ClaireP11, D13
35Chan, RonD32, P32
36Chandra, AmbarishD44, C46, P46
37Chao, YongP22, D23
38Chen, JiaweiD53, P22, D26
39Chipty, TasneemC69
40Choi, Jay PilD57, D45, P39
41Ciapanna, EmanuelaD14, P16, C15
42Conlon, ChristopherD59, D12, P10
43Copeland, AdamD59, D52, C31, P31
44Cullen, JosephD66, P66
45Dai, WeijiaP64
46Damar, EvrenD17, P18
47Dana, JamesD11, P10
48De los Santos, BaburD55, D24, P24
49De Silva, DakshinaD68, P63
50Dertwinkel-Kalt, MarkusD19, P20
51DeVaro, JedD42, P42
52Di Vita, GiuseppeP2, D4
53Donna, JavierD25, P25
54Drev, MatejD50, P51
55Du, ZaichaoD46, P46
56Duchene, AnneD21
57Edelman, BenjaminD9, C9, P9
58Ellickson, PaulC63, D63, P67
59Ellison, SaraC53
60Enache, AndreeaD3, P3
61Encinosa, WilliamP71
62Entezarkheir, MahdiyehP20, D46
63Escobari, DiegoD47, P46
64Espin-Sanchez, Jose-AntonioC23, D23, P29
65Espinola-Arredondo, AnaC32, D32, P32
66Fakos, AlexandrosP54, D71
67Fan, YingP35, C34, D34
68Feinberg, RobertC14, P14, D15
69Florez Acosta, JorgeP55
70Fruebing, StefanP20, D21
71Ganglmair, BernhardC52, D51, P45
72Gao, MingD6, P25
73Gaudin, GermainD19, P21
74Genesove, DavidC58, P15
75George, LisaP23, D24
76Gilbukh, SophiaP58
77Gillen, BenjaminP28, D29
78Gillingham, KennethP52, D31
79Gomez Martinez, FranciscoD40, P40
80Graf, JuliaD14, P15
81Greenfield, DanielD19
82Grieco, PaulD55, D73, P8
83Grigolon, LauraD33, P30
84Grodzicki, DanielD18, P74
85Grzybowski, LukaszD22, C26, P26
86Hackmann, MartinD69, P70
87Halaburda, HannaD17, P74
88Hanssen, F. AndrewP12, D13
89Harrison, TeresaP63, D65
90Hauge, JaniceD10
91Hejazi Nia, MeisamD43, P43
92Helmers, ChristianD41, P41
93Hiller, ScottD35, P34
94Houde, Jean FrancoisD53, D44, P73
95Hristakeva, SylviaP55
96Huang, Ching-IP35, D34
97Hubbard, TimothyD28, P29
98Huenermund, PaulD66, P66
99Hueschelrath, KaiP14, D15
100Huesmann, KatharinaD39, P39
101Hui, XiangD7, P8
102Huynh, KimP17, C74
103Igami, MitsuruD54, D60, P63
104Ishihara, MasakazuD61, D12, P12
105Jain, AnilC22, D22, P25
106Jaumandreu, JordiD54, P50, D51
107Jeitschko, ThomasC25, P25, D72
108Jin, GingerP71
109Jin, GingerC56, C71
110Johnson, JustinC64, D21, P21
111Kacker, KanishkaP30
112Kasahara, HiroyukiP73
113Katzwer, RichardP57
114Kawaguchi, KoheiP59
115Kim, Byung-CheolD38, P72
116Kim, MyongjinP46, D26, P67
117Klein, GordonC12, P12, D10
118Kneller, RichardD52, C50, P50
119Koch, ThomasP70, D71
120Kosmopoulou, GeorgiaP28, C29, D29
121Koulayev, SergeiD53
122Krasnokutskaya, ElenaC28, P28, D29
123Kyle, MargaretC2, D2, P2
124Lampe, RyanD57, C35, D35, P34
125Larsen, BradleyP47, D73
126Lasio, LauraP61
127Lee, YoonsooD60, P60
128Lee, RobinD62, D12, P10
129Lei, YingP64
130Lemus, JorgeP57
131Letina, IgorP51, D45
132Li, ShengyuP7, D8
133Li, Bin GraceD60, P60
134Lijesen, MarkD14, P16
135Lin, HaizhenD56, D70
136Lin, ShuhengP54
137Liu, TingC4, D4, C39, P39
138Liu, HaiyanD36, P37
139Liu, QihongP37, D72
140Lotti, FrancescaP60, C7, D7
141Lubensky, DmitryP38, D39
142Luca, MichaelP36, D37
143Lucinda, ClaudioD32, P31
144Luco, FernandoP16, D21
145Luo, RongP62
146Ma, Ching-to AlbertD37, P39
147Maican, FlorinD52, P50
148Mak, HenryD70, P70
149Mariotto, CarlottaD25, P26
150Marshall, GuillermoD64, P35, D34
151Marvao, CatarinaP19, D20
152Mazur, JoeP54
153McDonald, StephenD44, P44
154McGowan, DannyP12, D10
155McRae, ShaunC30, P30, D31
156Miao, Chun-HuiD16, P48
157Miklos-Thal, JeanineD11, P10, P13
158Miller, NathanC3, D3, P4
159Miller, KeatonP61
160Mitchell, MatthewD57, C38, P38, D39
161Mizuno, KeizoP26, D67
162Mohapatra, Debi PrasadP57
163Montero, Juan-PabloD20, P21
164Moresi, SergeD11, P13
165Moshary, SarahP64
166Munoz-Garcia, FelixP4
167Nakabayashi, MasakiD42
168Newberry, PeterC24, P24, D73
169Noel, MichaelD30, P30
170Obradovits, MartinD48, P48
171Olimov, JafarP11, D9
172olson, lukeC6, D6, P65
173Onderstal, SanderC43, D43, P43
174Orth, MatildaC60, D60
175Ozcan, YasinD50, P51
176Ozerturk, SaltukP18, D74
177Packalen, MikkoP52, D51
178Parra, AlvaroP45, D39
179Patel, ElenaD2, P6
180Pehlivan, AyseD28, P73
181Perez Saiz, HectorP2, D3
182Perrone, HelenaD36, C37, P37
183Peters, BettinaD52, P50
184Peukert, ChristianP23, D24
185Pires, TiagoC47, P47, D48
186Polyakova, MariaP69, D70
187Pozzi, AndreaD47, C67, P67
188Prager, RobinC17, C18
189Prieto-Rodriguez, JuanD35, P34
190Prince, JeffreyD61, P32, D31
191Puller, StevenD54, D41, P41
192Quan, ThomasP62
193Quintero, CoraliaD72
194Ramirez, StefanieD2, P4
195Rasch, AlexanderP9, C48, D48
196Rasmusen, EricC59, D10, P9
197Rauh, MichaelC5, P5, D38
198Raval, DeveshD71
199Raviv, YaronD47, P29
200Ray Chaudhuri, AmritaC16, D16, P21
201Rebitzer, JamesD61
202Reimers, ImkeD24, P24
203Resende, JoanaD66, P66
204Rhodes, AndrewD58, D25, P72
205Rigbi, OrenD2, P3
206Roberts, MarkC54
207Romeo, CharlesD18, P18
208Ruzzier, ChristianP6, D46
209Rysman, MarcC62
210Sacher, SethP19, D20
211Saeedi, MaryamD29, P29
212Salim, ClaudiaD30
213Salz, TobiasP53
214Sanchis, JuanP7, D8
215Santugini, MarcD66, P66
216Sarafidis, YianisD19
217Saxell, TanjaP68, D65
218Sæthre, MortenD68, P65
219Scherer, MikeC57, C51, D51, P45
220Schinkel, Maarten PieterC19, D20
221Schneider, HenryP42, D38
222Schulte, PatrickD22, P72
223Schulz-Mahlendorf, WilkoP73
224Seim, KatjaP47, D67
225Serfes, KonstantinosP5, D12
226Sertsios, GiorgoD42, P42
227Sfekas, AndrewD71, P71
228Shankar, KameshwariP22, D4, P4
229Shepard, MarkP61
230Shiller, BenjaminD62, P44, D47
231Shin, DongsooD5, P11
232Shy, OzD16, P15
233Slechten, AurelieD32, P32
234Smeets, ValerieD62, D7, P7
235Snyder, ChristopherC61, C40, D40, P40
236Sonenshine, RalphD33, P33
237Sorek, GiladP69, D70
238Spiegel, YossiC11, P11, D13
239Stavins, JoannaD17, P17
240Sun, TianshuD41, P41
241Sun, PatrickP56
242Suzuki, JunichiP47, D46
243Tabacco, Giovanni AlbertoP16, D15
244Takahashi, YuyaC44, P44, D63, C66
245Temnyalov, EmilP58
246Toth, LukasP19, D15
247Trindade, AndreP3, D4
248Tudon, JoseP58
249Uetake, KosukeC41, D41, P41
250Ursu, RalucaP53
251Utar, HaleD8, P8
252Van Moer, GeertP15
253Virag, GaborD58, P38, D39
254Wakamori, NaokiP14, D6
255Wang, EmilyC36, D36, P37
256Wang, TaoD42, P38
257Wang, JamesP59
258Wang, ZhuP17, D18
259Ward, MichaelD56, D22, P72
260Watanabe, MakotoP22, D25
261Wei, ZaiyanD74, P74
262Wei, XiahuaP23, D26
263Weinberg, MatthewD56, C20, P20, D65
264Wilkie, SimonC72
265Williams, JonathanD59, C68, P69
266Wilson, KyleP56
267Wilson, NathanD69, P71
268Xiao, MoP63, C73, D73
269Xu, LeiP36, D72
270XU, LinliP60, D67
271Yankov, VladimirP18, D74
272Yasar, MahmutP7, C8, D8
273YIN, NinaP68, C65, D65
274YOSHIMOTO, HisayukiD43, P43
275Yu, GraceP59
276Zhang, LanD37, P48
277Zhang, ChenglinD11, P26
278zhao, xinP56
279Zheng, FanyinP55
280Zhiying, SuC21
281Zhong, ZeminD40, P40
282Zhou, YiyiD30, P31
283Zhu, AiyongD7, P8
284Zhu, FengD23, P24

 

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