14th annual International Industrial Organization Conference

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

 
April 15, 2016
 
18:30 to 20:30Welcome Reception, Gerri C. LeBow Hall 220-221
 
 
 
April 16, 2016
 
07:30 to 09:30Breakfast Buffet, Gerri C. LeBow Hall 220-221
 
 
09:30 to 11:30On-going Refreshments, Gerri C. LeBow Hall 220-221
 
 
12:15 to 13:00Lunch, Gerri C. LeBow Hall 220-221
 
 
13:00 to 13:45Keynote with Michael Whinston "Recent Advances in the Empirical Analysis of Vertical Contracting", Gerri C. LeBow Hall Auditorium (Room 031)
 
 
07:00 to 08:30Dinner, Sonesta Hotel
 
 
 
April 17, 2016
 
07:30 to 09:30Breakfast Buffet, Gerri C. LeBow Hall 220-221
 
 
09:30 to 11:30Ongoing Refreshments, Gerri C. LeBow Hall 220-221
 
 
 
April 15, 2016
 
17:00 to 18:30Rising Stars
 
 
 
April 16, 2016
 
08:00 to 10:00Block A Sessions
 
 
10:15 to 12:15Block B Sessions
 
 
14:15 to 16:15Block C Sessions
 
 
16:30 to 18:30Block D Sessions
 
 
 
April 17, 2016
 
08:00 to 10:00Block E Sessions
 
 
10:15 to 12:15Block F Sessions
 
 
 
April 16, 2016
 
14:00 to 17:30Snack Service
 
 

 

Program Notes and Index of Sessions

Keynote with Michael Whinston "Recent Advances in the Empirical Analysis of Vertical Contracting"
Gerri C. LeBow Hall Auditorium (Room 031)
April 16, 2016 13:00 to 13:45

Rising Stars
April 15, 2016 17:00 to 18:30
 
Rising Stars: Theory of Non-linear Pricing, Ghall 027
Rising Stars: Patents and Innovation, Ghall 033
Rising Stars: Mergers and Collusion, Ghall 108
Rising Stars: Investment and Technology Adoption, Ghall 109
Rising Stars: Price Competition, Ghall 121
Rising Stars: Public Firms and NGOs, Ghall 205
Rising Stars: Health, Ghall 209
Rising Stars: Structural Models in IO, Ghall 409
Rising Stars: Behavioral Economics in IO, Pearl 303
Rising Stars: IO and Trade, Pearl 308

Block A Sessions
April 16, 2016 08:00 to 10:00
 
Regulatory Institutions and Regulatory Threat, Ghall 027
Organizational Economics, Pearl 206
Learning, Ghall 208
Empirical Studies of Competition and Collusion, Ghall 209
Antitrust Policy, Pearl 102
Studies of Procurement Markets, Pearl 101
Platform Contracting and Competition, Pearl 202
Empirical studies of nonlinear pricing, Pearl 203
Consumer Protection Issues at the FTC, Ghall 109
Consumer obfuscation and search, Pearl 207

Block B Sessions
April 16, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
 
Competition Issues in Platform Markets. Sponsored by Microsoft, Ghall 027
Market Frictions and Competition, Ghall 109
Determinants and Effects of Innovation, Ghall 208
Vertical Relationships and Bargaining, Ghall 209
Non-standard Features of Auction Markets, Ghall 205
Behavioral Approaches in the Health Sector, Pearl 203
Empirical studies of pricing in retail markets, Pearl 206
Renewable Energy Sources, Pearl 202
Experimental tests of collusion and search, Pearl 207
Welfare Effects in Television Markets, Pearl 302

Block C Sessions
April 16, 2016 14:15 to 16:15
 
Financial Markets, Ghall 027
Contracts, Pearl 207
Entry and Market Competition, Ghall 208
Market-level Uncertainty in Auctions, Pearl 203
New Issues in Antitrust Policy. Sponsored Session by Charles River Associates, Ghall 209
Intellectual Property Rights, Ghall 205
Productivity, Pearl 101
Dynamics, Growth and Welfare, Pearl 202
Empirics in Platform and Online Markets, Pearl 206
Pricing in airline markets, Ghall 109
Consumer consistency and reference dependency, Pearl 302

Block D Sessions
April 16, 2016 16:30 to 18:30
 
Price Discrimination: Theory and Empirics, Pearl 202
Market, Innovation and Adoption, Ghall 208
Vertical Contracts: Theory and Empirics, Ghall 209
Analysis of Cartels, Ghall 109
Strategic Entry and Dynamic Investment, Ghall 205
Pricing, Search, and Coordination in Two-Sided Markets, Pearl 101
Policy Issues in Health Care: Sponsored Session by Analysis Group, Ghall 027
Demand, markup and productivity, Pearl 203
Pricing with information problems: Theory, Pearl 206
Energy and Transportation, Pearl 207

Block E Sessions
April 17, 2016 08:00 to 10:00
 
Innovation and Online Markets, Ghall 109
Markups, Employment, and Trade, Ghall 027
Media Competition and Advertising, Ghall 208
Retrospective Analysis of Mergers. Sponsored Session by NERA Economic Consultin..., Ghall 209
Switching Costs and Network Effects, Pearl 302
Empirical Studies of Pricing in Online Markets, Ghall 408
Firm Strategies in the Health Market, Ghall 409
Small Business Competition and Dynamics. Sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation, Ghall 406
Pricing with information problems: Empirics, Pearl 307
Pollution Regulation, Pearl 308

Block F Sessions
April 17, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
 
Theory of the Firm:Contracting, Ghall 027
Information--Empirical Studies, Pearl 302
Competitive Effects of Ownership Change , Ghall 208
R&D Races, Cooperation and Vertical Arrangements, Ghall 209
Innovation and Product Development, Ghall 409
Empirical Studies of Auction Markets, Ghall 406
Estimation and Inference in Online Markets. Sponsored by Facebook, Ghall 408
Theory of oligopoly pricing, Ghall 109
Peer effects, status, and quality, Pearl 307
Roundtable on Antitrust Issues, Pearl 308

 

Summary of All Sessions

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Session
ID code
Date/TimeLocationTitlePapers
38April 15, 2016
17:00-18:30
Ghall 027 Rising Stars: Theory of Non-linear Pricing3
39April 15, 2016
17:00-18:30
Ghall 033 Rising Stars: Patents and Innovation3
40April 15, 2016
17:00-18:30
Ghall 108 Rising Stars: Mergers and Collusion3
41April 15, 2016
17:00-18:30
Ghall 109 Rising Stars: Investment and Technology Adoption3
42April 15, 2016
17:00-18:30
Ghall 121 Rising Stars: Price Competition3
43April 15, 2016
17:00-18:30
Ghall 205 Rising Stars: Public Firms and NGOs3
44April 15, 2016
17:00-18:30
Ghall 209 Rising Stars: Health3
45April 15, 2016
17:00-18:30
Ghall 409 Rising Stars: Structural Models in IO3
46April 15, 2016
17:00-18:30
Pearl 303 Rising Stars: Behavioral Economics in IO3
47April 15, 2016
17:00-18:30
Pearl 308 Rising Stars: IO and Trade3
2April 16, 2016
8:00-10:00
Ghall 027 Regulatory Institutions and Regulatory Threat4
6April 16, 2016
8:00-10:00
Pearl 206 Organizational Economics4
12April 16, 2016
8:00-10:00
Ghall 208 Learning2
15April 16, 2016
8:00-10:00
Ghall 209 Empirical Studies of Competition and Collusion4
23April 16, 2016
8:00-10:00
Pearl 102 Antitrust Policy5
37April 16, 2016
8:00-10:00
Pearl 101 Studies of Procurement Markets4
57April 16, 2016
8:00-10:00
Pearl 202 Platform Contracting and Competition4
72April 16, 2016
8:00-10:00
Ghall 109 Consumer Protection Issues at the FTC4
62April 16, 2016
8:00-10:00
Pearl 203 Empirical studies of nonlinear pricing4
73April 16, 2016
8:00-10:00
Pearl 207 Consumer obfuscation and search4
7April 16, 2016
10:15-12:15
Ghall 027 Competition Issues in Platform Markets. Sponsored by Microsoft4
16April 16, 2016
10:15-12:15
Ghall 109 Market Frictions and Competition5
28April 16, 2016
10:15-12:15
Ghall 208 Determinants and Effects of Innovation4
31April 16, 2016
10:15-12:15
Ghall 209 Vertical Relationships and Bargaining4
48April 16, 2016
10:15-12:15
Ghall 205 Non-standard Features of Auction Markets4
61April 16, 2016
10:15-12:15
Pearl 203 Behavioral Approaches in the Health Sector5
63April 16, 2016
10:15-12:15
Pearl 206 Empirical studies of pricing in retail markets4
69April 16, 2016
10:15-12:15
Pearl 202 Renewable Energy Sources4
75April 16, 2016
10:15-12:15
Pearl 207 Experimental tests of collusion and search4
77April 16, 2016
10:15-12:15
Pearl 302 Welfare Effects in Television Markets4
5April 16, 2016
14:15-16:15
Ghall 027 Financial Markets5
13April 16, 2016
14:15-16:15
Pearl 207 Contracts3
18April 16, 2016
14:15-16:15
Ghall 208 Entry and Market Competition5
49April 16, 2016
14:15-16:15
Pearl 203 Market-level Uncertainty in Auctions4
21April 16, 2016
14:15-16:15
Ghall 209 New Issues in Antitrust Policy. Sponsored Session by Charles River Associates4
25April 16, 2016
14:15-16:15
Ghall 205 Intellectual Property Rights4
29April 16, 2016
14:15-16:15
Pearl 101 Productivity4
33April 16, 2016
14:15-16:15
Pearl 202 Dynamics, Growth and Welfare4
53April 16, 2016
14:15-16:15
Pearl 206 Empirics in Platform and Online Markets4
66April 16, 2016
14:15-16:15
Ghall 109 Pricing in airline markets5
76April 16, 2016
14:15-16:15
Pearl 302 Consumer consistency and reference dependency3
17April 16, 2016
16:30-18:30
Pearl 202 Price Discrimination: Theory and Empirics4
27April 16, 2016
16:30-18:30
Ghall 208 Market, Innovation and Adoption4
30April 16, 2016
16:30-18:30
Ghall 209 Vertical Contracts: Theory and Empirics4
20April 16, 2016
16:30-18:30
Ghall 109 Analysis of Cartels5
36April 16, 2016
16:30-18:30
Ghall 205 Strategic Entry and Dynamic Investment4
54April 16, 2016
16:30-18:30
Pearl 101 Pricing, Search, and Coordination in Two-Sided Markets5
58April 16, 2016
16:30-18:30
Ghall 027 Policy Issues in Health Care: Sponsored Session by Analysis Group4
64April 16, 2016
16:30-18:30
Pearl 203 Demand, markup and productivity4
67April 16, 2016
16:30-18:30
Pearl 206 Pricing with information problems: Theory4
71April 16, 2016
16:30-18:30
Pearl 207 Energy and Transportation4
11April 17, 2016
8:00-10:00
Ghall 109 Innovation and Online Markets4
9April 17, 2016
8:00-10:00
Ghall 027 Markups, Employment, and Trade3
19April 17, 2016
8:00-10:00
Ghall 208 Media Competition and Advertising4
22April 17, 2016
8:00-10:00
Ghall 209 Retrospective Analysis of Mergers. Sponsored Session by NERA Economic Consulting4
34April 17, 2016
8:00-10:00
Pearl 302 Switching Costs and Network Effects5
55April 17, 2016
8:00-10:00
Ghall 408 Empirical Studies of Pricing in Online Markets4
60April 17, 2016
8:00-10:00
Ghall 409 Firm Strategies in the Health Market4
35April 17, 2016
8:00-10:00
Ghall 406 Small Business Competition and Dynamics. Sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation4
65April 17, 2016
8:00-10:00
Pearl 307 Pricing with information problems: Empirics4
70April 17, 2016
8:00-10:00
Pearl 308 Pollution Regulation3
10April 17, 2016
10:15-12:15
Ghall 027 Theory of the Firm:Contracting3
14April 17, 2016
10:15-12:15
Pearl 302 Information--Empirical Studies4
24April 17, 2016
10:15-12:15
Ghall 208 Competitive Effects of Ownership Change 4
26April 17, 2016
10:15-12:15
Ghall 209 R&D Races, Cooperation and Vertical Arrangements4
32April 17, 2016
10:15-12:15
Ghall 409 Innovation and Product Development4
50April 17, 2016
10:15-12:15
Ghall 406 Empirical Studies of Auction Markets3
51April 17, 2016
10:15-12:15
Ghall 408 Estimation and Inference in Online Markets. Sponsored by Facebook4
68April 17, 2016
10:15-12:15
Ghall 109 Theory of oligopoly pricing4
74April 17, 2016
10:15-12:15
Pearl 307 Peer effects, status, and quality3
78April 17, 2016
10:15-12:15
Pearl 308 Roundtable on Antitrust Issues4
 

71 sessions, 274 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers


 

14th annual International Industrial Organization Conference

Detailed List of Sessions

 
Session ID 38: Rising Stars: Theory of Non-linear Pricing
April 15, 2016 17:00 to 18:30
Ghall 027
 
Session Chair: Rakesh Vohra, University of Pennsylvania
 

Nonlinear Pricing with Local Network Effects
By Arne Gramstad; University of Oslo
   presented by: Arne Rogde Gramstad, University of Oslo
   Discussant:   Régis Renault, U de Cergy-Pontoise
 

Competition in Two-Part Tariffs Between Asymmetric Firms
By Jorge Tamayo; Banco de la República
   presented by: Jorge Tamayo, University of Southern California and Banco de la Republica de Colombia
   Discussant:   Andras Niedermayer, University of Mannheim
 

Risk sharing mitigates opportunism in vertical contracting
By Teis Lømo; University of Bergen
   presented by: Teis Lømo, University of Bergen
   Discussant:   Özlem Bedre-Defolie, European School of Management and Technology
 
Session ID 39: Rising Stars: Patents and Innovation
April 15, 2016 17:00 to 18:30
Ghall 033
 
Session Chair: Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College
 

Patents, Secrets, and Competitive Pressure
By Jonathan Lee; Queen's University
   presented by: Jonathan Lee, Queen's University
   Discussant:   Yossi Spiegel, Tel Aviv U
 

Bargaining in Patent Licensing with Inefficient Outcomes
By Yair Tauman; Stony Brook University
Yoram Weiss; Tel-Aviv University
Chang Zhao; Stony Brook University
   presented by: Chang Zhao, Stony Brook University
   Discussant:   Konstantinos Serfes, Drexel U
 

Knowledge Capital, Technology Adoption, and Environmental Policies: Evidence from the US Automobile Industry
By Yichen Christy Zhou; University of Maryland
   presented by: Yichen Christy Zhou, University of Maryland
   Discussant:   Yiyi Zhou, Stony Brook University
 
Session ID 40: Rising Stars: Mergers and Collusion
April 15, 2016 17:00 to 18:30
Ghall 108
 
Session Chair: Joseph Harrington, The Wharton School, University of Pennsy
 

Horizontal Mergers, Prices, and Productivity
By Robert Kulick; University of Maryland College Park
   presented by: Robert Kulick, University of Maryland College Park
   Discussant:   Matthew Weinberg, Drexel University
 

Merger and Product Differentiation in the U.S. Airline Industry
By Zexuan Liu; University of Oklahoma
Qihong Liu; University of Oklahoma
Pallab Ghosh; University of Oklahoma
   presented by: Zexuan Liu, University of Oklahoma
   Discussant:   Jeffrey Prince, Kelley School of Business, Indiana Unive
 

Gradually Rebuilding a Relationship: Collusion in Retail Pharmacies in Chile
By Jorge Ale Chilet; Hebrew University
   presented by: Jorge Ale Chilet, Hebrew University
   Discussant:   Jean Francois Houde, University of Pennsylvania
 
Session ID 41: Rising Stars: Investment and Technology Adoption
April 15, 2016 17:00 to 18:30
Ghall 109
 
Session Chair: Shane Greenstein, Harvard University
 

Learning and Investment under Demand Uncertainty in Container Shipping
By Jihye Jeon; NYU Stern Business School
   presented by: Jihye Jeon, NYU Stern Business School
   Discussant:   Peter Newberry, Pennsylvania State University
 

Investment, Subsidies, and Universal Service: Broadband Internet in the United States
By Kyle Wilson; University of Arizona
   presented by: Kyle Wilson, University of Arizona
   Discussant:   Guillermo Marshall, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Strategic Technology Adoption and Deterrence in the U.S. Local Broadband Markets
By Tedi Skiti; Duke University
   presented by: Tedi Skiti, Duke University
   Discussant:   Karam Kang, Carnegie Mellon University
 
Session ID 42: Rising Stars: Price Competition
April 15, 2016 17:00 to 18:30
Ghall 121
 
Session Chair: Kenneth Corts, University of Toronto
 

Does A Low-Price Guarantee Induce Low Prices and Benefit Consumers? Evidence from the Retail Gasoline Market
By Yifang Guo; Duke University
   presented by: Yifang Guo, Duke University
   Discussant:   Emek Basker, U.S. Census Bureau
 

Price Competition and Market Segmentation in Retail Gasoline: New Evidence from South Korea
By Taehwan Kim; University of Missouri
   presented by: Taehwan Kim, University of Missouri
   Discussant:   Ambarish Chandra, University of Toronto
 

Provider Responses to Online Price Transparency
By Christopher Whaley; University of California, Berkeley
   presented by: Christopher Whaley, University of California, Berkeley
   Discussant:   Matthijs Wildenbeest, Indiana U
 
Session ID 43: Rising Stars: Public Firms and NGOs
April 15, 2016 17:00 to 18:30
Ghall 205
 
Session Chair: Mihkel Tombak, U Toronto
 

Competition in the scope of social labels
By Steve Martin; University of Ottawa
Anthony Heyes; University of Ottawa
   presented by: Steve Martin, University of Ottawa
   Discussant:   Jose Miguel Abito, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvan
 

Quality and Competition between Public and Private Firms
By Liisa Laine; University of Jyväskylä
Ching-to Albert Ma; Boston University
   presented by: Liisa Laine, University of Jyväskylä
   Discussant:   Qihong Liu, University of Oklahoma
 

Procurement Auctions under Quality Manipulation Corruption
By Yangguang Huang; University of Washington
   presented by: Yangguang Huang, University of Washington
   Discussant:   Marco Haan, U Groningen
 
Session ID 44: Rising Stars: Health
April 15, 2016 17:00 to 18:30
Ghall 209
 
Session Chair: Robert Town, University of Pennsylvania
 

Tiered Hospital Networks, Health Care Demand, and Prices
By Elena Prager; University of Pennsylvania
   presented by: Elena Prager, University of Pennsylvania
   Discussant:   Daniel Miller, Clemson University
 

Estimating Equilibrium in Health Insurance Exchanges: Price Competition and Subsidy Design Under the ACA
By Pietro Tebaldi; Stanford
   presented by: Pietro Tebaldi, Stanford
   Discussant:   Jonathan Williams, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
 

The costs of lock-in in health care markets: evidence from hospital choice in Uruguay
By Sebastian Fleitas; University of Arizona
   presented by: Sebastian Fleitas, University of Arizona
   Discussant:   Martin Hackmann, Penn State
 
Session ID 45: Rising Stars: Structural Models in IO
April 15, 2016 17:00 to 18:30
Ghall 409
 
Session Chair: John Kwoka, Northeastern University
 

The Structure of Costs and the Duration of Supplier Relationships
By Alexander MacKay; University of Chicago
   presented by: Alexander MacKay, University of Chicago
   Discussant:   Michael Sinkinson, University of Pennsylvania Wharton Schoo
 

Network Competition in the Airline Industry: A Framework for Empirical Policy Analysis
By Zhe Yuan; University of Toronto
   presented by: Zhe Yuan, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Charles Murry, The Pennsylvania Sate University
 

Dynamic competition and arbitrage in electricity markets: The role of financial traders
By Ignacia Mercadal; University of Chicago
   presented by: Ignacia Mercadal, University of Chicago
   Discussant:   Ashley Langer, University of Arizona
 
Session ID 46: Rising Stars: Behavioral Economics in IO
April 15, 2016 17:00 to 18:30
Pearl 303
 
Session Chair: Katja Seim, University of Pennsylvania
 

Effects of autopay program on price sensitivity
By Richard Boampong; University of Florida
   presented by: Richard Boampong, University of Florida
   Discussant:   Sergei Koulayev, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
 

The Power of Not Asking: How Do the Drug Substitution Laws Affect Patient's Demand for Generic Drugs?
By Yan Song
   presented by: Yan Song, McGill University
   Discussant:   Alexei Alexandrov, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
 

Auctioning Charitable Giving: An Investigation of the Revenue Effect of Donation in Online Auctions
By Michele Fioretti; University of Southern California and USC Dornsife INET
   presented by: Michele Fioretti, University of Southern California and USC Dornsife INET
   Discussant:   Jorge Balat, Johns Hopkins University
 
Session ID 47: Rising Stars: IO and Trade
April 15, 2016 17:00 to 18:30
Pearl 308
 
Session Chair: Mark Roberts, Pennsylvania State University
 

Within-Firm Responses to Import Competition: Quality Upgrading and Exporting in the Peruvian Apparel Industry
By Pamela Medina; Duke University
   presented by: Pamela Medina, Duke University
   Discussant:   Paul Grieco, Pennsylvania State University
 

The Distributional Impacts of Entry Cost: A Randomized Field Experiment
By Xiang Hui; The Ohio State University
   presented by: Xiang Hui, The Ohio State University
   Discussant:   Brian McManus, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
 

Trust and the Geography of Online Trade Evidence from China
By Lihua Han; Northeastern University
Zhongmin Wang; Resources for the Future
   presented by: Lihua Han, Northeastern University
   Discussant:   Mian Dai, Drexel University
 
Session ID 2: Regulatory Institutions and Regulatory Threat
April 16, 2016 8:00 to 10:00
Ghall 027
 
Session Chair: Javier Donna, The Ohio State University
 

The Value of Revolving Doors in Brazilian Public Procurement
By Klenio Barbosa; Sao Paulo School of Economics
Stephane Straub; Toulouse School of Economics
   presented by: Klenio Barbosa, Sao Paulo School of Economics
   Discussant:   Ignacia Mercadal, University of Chicago
 

The Impact of Maximum Markup Regulation on Prices
By Christos Genakos; Athens University of Economics & Busines
   presented by: Christos Genakos, Athens University of Economics & Busines
   Discussant:   Alejandro Molnar, Vanderbilt University
 

The Illiquidity of Water Markets: Efficient Institutions for Water Allocation in Southeastern Spain
By Javier Donna; The Ohio State University
Jose-Antonio Espin-Sanchez; Yale University
   presented by: Javier Donna, The Ohio State University
   Discussant:   Stefan Weiergraeber, Indiana University
 

Optimal Market Structure in the Wireless Industry
By Georges Vivien Houngbonon; Toulouse School of Economics - IDEI
Francois Jeanjean; France Télécom Orange
   presented by: Georges Vivien Houngbonon, Toulouse School of Economics - IDEI
   Discussant:   Fernanda Gutierrez-Navratil, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
 
Session ID 6: Organizational Economics
April 16, 2016 8:00 to 10:00
Pearl 206
 
Session Chair: Kenneth Corts, University of Toronto
 

The O-Ring Theory of the Firm Under Moral Hazard
By Michael Rauh; Indiana University
   presented by: Michael Rauh, Indiana University
   Discussant:    Kenneth Corts, University of Toronto
 

Vagueness in Optimal Organizational Codes
By Timothy Lambie-Hanson; Haverford College
Giri Parameswaran; Haverford College
   presented by: Timothy Lambie-Hanson, Haverford College
   Discussant:   Michael Rauh, Indiana University
 

Do Search Frictions Compound Problems of Relational Contracting?
By Stephanie Rosch; US Department of Agriculture
Cathy Zhang; Purdue University
Paul Preckel; Purdue University
David Ortega; Michigan State University
   presented by: Stephanie Rosch, US Department of Agriculture
   Discussant:   Robert Hammond, North Carolina State University
 

LONG TERM CONTRACTS AND REPEATED INTERACTION: EVIDENCE FROM THE COSTA RICAN COFFEE MARKET
By Kenneth Corts; University of Toronto
Octavio Martinez; INCAE
   presented by: Kenneth Corts, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Ken Onishi, Singapore Management University
 
Session ID 12: Learning
April 16, 2016 8:00 to 10:00
Ghall 208
 
Session Chair: Irina Baye, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics
 

Learning and price discovery in a search model
By Stephan Lauermann
Wolfram Merzyn; Deutsche Bahn AG
Gabor Virag; U Toronto
   presented by: Gabor Virag, U Toronto
   Discussant:   Vitali Gretschko, U Cologne
 

Information Acquisition, Signaling and Learning in Duopoly
By Thomas Jeitschko; Michigan State University
Ting Liu; Stony Brook University
Tao Wang; Stony Brook University
   presented by: Ting Liu, Stony Brook University
   Discussant:   Jorge Lemus, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
 
Session ID 15: Empirical Studies of Competition and Collusion
April 16, 2016 8:00 to 10:00
Ghall 209
 
Session Chair: Sahil Raina, University of Michigan
 

Ultimate Ownership and Bank Competition
By Jose Azar; Charles River Associates
Sahil Raina; University of Michigan, Ross School of B
Martin Schmalz; U Michigan
   presented by: Sahil Raina, University of Michigan
   Discussant:   Charles Murry, The Pennsylvania Sate University
 

Market Structure and Competition in Airline Markets
By Federico Ciliberto; U Virginia
Charles Murry; The Pennsylvania Sate University
Elie Tamer; Harvard University
   presented by: Charles Murry, The Pennsylvania Sate University
   Discussant:   Ambarish Chandra, University of Toronto
 

How Does Advertising Depend on Competition? Evidence from U.S. Brewing
By Ambarish Chandra; University of Toronto
Matthew Weinberg; Drexel University
   presented by: Ambarish Chandra, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Morten Sæthre, Norwegian School of Economics
 

Price Endogeneity with Unobserved Sales Effort: Evidence from Pharmaceutical Retailing
By Morten Sæthre; Norwegian School of Economics
   presented by: Morten Sæthre, Norwegian School of Economics
   Discussant:   Sahil Raina, University of Michigan
 
Session ID 23: Antitrust Policy
April 16, 2016 8:00 to 10:00
Pearl 102
 
Session Chair: Robert Rogers, Ashland University
 

Evidence Production in Merger Control: The Role of Remedies
By Markus Dertwinkel-Kalt; University of Cologne
Christian Wey; Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
   presented by: Markus Dertwinkel-Kalt, University of Cologne
   Discussant:   David Osinski, Federal Trade Commission
 

Serial Collusion in Context: Repeat Offenses by Firm or by Industry?
By Catarina Marvao; Stockholm School of Economics
Margaret Levenstein; University of Michigan
Valerie Suslow; University of Michigan
   presented by: Catarina Marvao, Stockholm School of Economics
   Discussant:   Alexander Raskovich, U.S. Department of Justice
 

The Kone AG Decision: Economic Logic and Damage Estimation
By Roger Blair; University of Florida
Wenche Wang; University of Florida
   presented by: Wenche Wang, University of Florida
   Discussant:   Maarten Pieter Schinkel, University of Amsterdam
 

Resale Price Maintenance Without Services
By Travis Ng; The Chinese University of Hong Kong
   presented by: Travis Ng, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
   Discussant:   Alexander Rasch, Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics, University of Duesseldorf
 

Bundled discounts and foreclosure in wholesale markets
By Enrique Ide; Stanford-GSB
Juan-Pablo Montero; Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
   presented by: Juan-Pablo Montero, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
   Discussant:   Brett Hollenbeck, UCLA Anderson
 
Session ID 37: Studies of Procurement Markets
April 16, 2016 8:00 to 10:00
Pearl 101
 
Session Chair: Dakshina De Silva, Lancaster University
 

Identification and Estimation of Affiliated Private Values Auctions with Unobserved Heterogeneity
By Jorge Balat; Johns Hopkins University
   presented by: Jorge Balat, Johns Hopkins University
   Discussant:   Elena Krasnokutskaya, Johns Hopkins University
 

Winning by Default: Why is There So Little Competition in Government Procurement?
By Karam Kang; Carnegie Mellon University
Robert Miller; Carnegie Mellon University
   presented by: Karam Kang, Carnegie Mellon University
   Discussant:   Meng Liu, MIT Sloan
 

Incentive Contracts, Adverse Selection, and Risk Transfer: Evidence from Procurement
By tom lam Lam; Clemson University
Meng Liu; MIT Sloan
Daniel Miller; Clemson University
   presented by: Meng Liu, MIT Sloan
   Discussant:   Dakshina De Silva, Lancaster University
 

Subcontracting and the Survival of Plants in the Road Construction Industry: A Panel Quantile Regression Analysis
By Georgia Kosmopoulou; University of Oklahoma and National Science Foundation
   presented by: Georgia Kosmopoulou, University of Oklahoma and National Science Foundation
   Discussant:   Justin Marion, University of California, Santa Cruz
 
Session ID 57: Platform Contracting and Competition
April 16, 2016 8:00 to 10:00
Pearl 202
 
Session Chair: Emerson Melo, Indiana University
 

Private Contracts in Two-Sided Markets
By Gaston Llanes; Catholic U of Chile
Francisco Ruiz-Aliseda; Catholic U of Chile
   presented by: Francisco Ruiz-Aliseda, Catholic U of Chile
   Discussant:   Carlotta Mariotto, Mines ParisTech
 

Exclusive Contents in Two-Sided Markets
By Akifumi Ishihara
Ryoko Oki; Hosei University
   presented by: Akifumi Ishihara, National Graduate Institute for Policy S
   Discussant:   Wen Zhou, University of Hong Kong
 

Add-on Services, Bundling and Exclusive Contracts in Platform Markets
By Carlotta Mariotto; Mines ParisTech
Marianne Verdier; U Paris 2
   presented by: Carlotta Mariotto, Mines ParisTech
   Discussant:   Akifumi Ishihara, National Graduate Institute for Policy S
 

Platform Competition with Endogenous Homing
By Thomas Jeitschko; Michigan State University
Mark Tremblay; Michigan State University
   presented by: Thomas Jeitschko, Michigan State University
   Discussant:   Emerson Melo, Indiana University
 
Session ID 62: Empirical studies of nonlinear pricing
April 16, 2016 8:00 to 10:00
Pearl 203
 
Session Chair: Dennis Rickert, DICE; University of Düsseldorf
 

Growth and returns to new products and pack varieties: The case of UK pharmaceuticals
By Anna Rita Bennato; Centre for Competition Policy and Oxford Brookes U
Farasat Bokhari; University of East Anglia
Franco Mariuzzo; University of East Anglia
   presented by: Anna Rita Bennato, Centre for Competition Policy and Oxford Brookes U
   Discussant:   Dennis Rickert, DICE; University of Düsseldorf
 

Optimal Product Versioning Strategy in Durable Goods Markets: The Case of the U.S. Video Game Industry
By Masakazu Ishihara; New York University
Yuzhou Liu; New York University
Joost Rietveld; Erasmus University
   presented by: Masakazu Ishihara, New York University
   Discussant:   Jihye Jeon, NYU Stern Business School
 

Competitive Non-linear Pricing: Evidence from the French Automobile Industry
By Isis Durrmeyer; U Mannheim
Andras Niedermayer; University of Mannheim
Artyom Shneyerov; Concordia University, CIRANO, CIREQ
   presented by: Andras Niedermayer, University of Mannheim
   Discussant:   Masakazu Ishihara, New York University
 

Consumer state dependence, switching costs, and forward looking producers. A dynamic discrete choice model applied to the diaper market
By Dennis Rickert; DICE; University of Düsseldorf
   presented by: Dennis Rickert, DICE; University of Düsseldorf
   Discussant:   Hao Lan, University of East Anglia
 
Session ID 72: Consumer Protection Issues at the FTC
April 16, 2016 8:00 to 10:00
Ghall 109
 
Session Chair: Janis Pappalardo, Federal Trade Commission
 

Advertising and Demand for Addictive Goods: The Effects of E-Cigarette Advertising
By Anna Tuchman; Stanford GSB
   presented by: Anna Tuchman, Stanford GSB
   Discussant:   Marc Luppino, Federal Trade Commission
 

Privacy in Online Markets: A Welfare Analysis of Demand Rotations
By Daniel O'Brien; Federal Trade Commission
Doug Smith; Federal Trade Commission
   presented by: Daniel O'Brien, Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Claudio Piga, Keele University, UK
 

Approximating Reservation Prices From Broad Consumer Tracking
By Benjamin Shiller; Brandeis University
   presented by: Benjamin Shiller, Brandeis University
   Discussant:   Brian Rowe, Federal Trade Commission
 

Consumer Complaining Behavior
By Devesh Raval; Federal Trade Commission
   presented by: Devesh Raval, Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Donald Ngwe, Harvard Business School
 
Session ID 73: Consumer obfuscation and search
April 16, 2016 8:00 to 10:00
Pearl 207
 
Session Chair: Dmitry Lubensky, Indiana University, Kelley School of Bus
 

Curbing Obfuscation: Empower Consumers or Regulate Firms?
By Yiquan Gu; University of Liverpool
Tobias Wenzel; University of Bath
   presented by: Yiquan Gu, University of Liverpool
   Discussant:   Adriaan Soetevent, U Groningen
 

Competitive pricing and quality disclosure to cursed consumers
By Alessandro Ispano; CREST
Peter Schwardmann; University of Munich (LMU)
   presented by: Alessandro Ispano, CREST
   Discussant:   Daisy Dai, Lehigh University
 

Risk and loss aversion in price search
By Adriaan Soetevent; U Groningen
Tadas Bruzikas; U Groningen
   presented by: Adriaan Soetevent, U Groningen
   Discussant:   Priyanka Kothari, Indian Statistical Institute
 

Quality Obfuscation and Competition
By ARTHUR FISHMAN; department of economics, Bar Ilan Univer
Dmitry Lubensky; Indiana University, Kelley School of Bus
   presented by: Dmitry Lubensky, Indiana University, Kelley School of Bus
   Discussant:   Katja Seim, University of Pennsylvania
 
Session ID 7: Competition Issues in Platform Markets. Sponsored by Microsoft
April 16, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
Ghall 027
 
Session Chair: Thomas Jeitschko, Michigan State University
 

Foreclosure, Entry, and Competition in Platform Markets with Cloud Storage
By Mark Tremblay; Michigan State University
   presented by: Mark Tremblay, Michigan State University
   Discussant:   Yong Chao, University of Louisville
 

WHAT DRIVES PRICE DISPERSION AND MARKET FRAGMENTATION ACROSS U.S. 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:   Hanna Halaburda, Bank of Canada
 

Competing by Restricting Choice: The Case of Search Platforms
By Hanna Halaburda; Bank of Canada
Mikolaj Piskorski; Harvard Business School
Pinar Yildirim; Wharton
   presented by: Hanna Halaburda, Bank of Canada
   Discussant:   Francisco Ruiz-Aliseda, Catholic U of Chile
 

Vertical Mergers in Two-Sided Markets
By Jerome Pouyet; PSE
Thomas Tregouet; Université de Cergy-Pontoise
   presented by: Thomas Tregouet, Université de Cergy-Pontoise
   Discussant:   Daniel O'Brien, Federal Trade Commission
 
Session ID 16: Market Frictions and Competition
April 16, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
Ghall 109
 
Session Chair: John Lazarev, New York University
 

Input Allocation and Downstream Market Structure: Slot Control in the U.S. Airline Industry
By John Lazarev; New York University
   presented by: John Lazarev, New York University
   Discussant:   Giulia Brancaccio, Princeton
 

Mergers, Forced Divestitures, and Antitrust Policy: Evidence from the Airline Industry
By Federico Ciliberto; U Virginia
Jonathan Williams; University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Zhou Zhang; University of Virginia
   presented by: Jonathan Williams, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
   Discussant:   John Lazarev, New York University
 

Mergers and Product Quality: The Impact of De-Hubbing in the U.S. Airline Industry
By Nicholas Rupp; East Carolina University
Kerry Tan; Loyola University Maryland
   presented by: Kerry Tan, Loyola University Maryland
   Discussant:   Jonathan Williams, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
 

Search Frictions in the Global Shipping Industry
By Myrto Kalouptsidi; Princeton
Giulia Brancaccio; Princeton
Theodore Papageorgiou; McGill
   presented by: Giulia Brancaccio, Princeton
   Discussant:   Kerry Tan, Loyola University Maryland
 

Effects of Spectrum Holdings on Equilibrium in the Wireless Industry
By Jonathan Lhost; Lawrence University
Brijesh Pinto; World Bank Group
David Sibley; The University of Texas at Austin
   presented by: Jonathan Lhost, Lawrence University
   Discussant:   Gianpaolo Rossini, University of Bologna
 
Session ID 28: Determinants and Effects of Innovation
April 16, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
Ghall 208
 
Session Chair: Jordi Jaumandreu, Boston University
 

Social Media as a Source of Creativity: Hype or a Serious Strategy?
By Irene Bertschek; ZEW Mannheim
Reinhold Kesler; ZEW Mannheim
   presented by: Irene Bertschek, ZEW Mannheim
   Discussant:   Juan Correa, Universidad Andrés Bello
 

Innovation & Competition in a Memory Process
By Juan Correa; Universidad Andrés Bello
   presented by: Juan Correa, Universidad Andrés Bello
   Discussant:   Mahdiyeh Entezarkheir, Huron at Western University
 

Innovation and Prices
By Jordi Jaumandreu; Boston University
Shuheng Lin; Boston University
   presented by: Shuheng Lin, Boston University
   Discussant:   Shane Greenstein, Harvard University
 

Employment Effects of Innovations over the Business Cycle: Firm-Level Evidence from European Countries
By Bettina Peters; ZEW Mannheim
   presented by: Bettina Peters, ZEW Mannheim
   Discussant:   Jordi Jaumandreu, Boston University
 
Session ID 31: Vertical Relationships and Bargaining
April 16, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
Ghall 209
 
Session Chair: Jeanine Miklos-Thal, U Rochester
 

Vertical Bargaining and Retail Competition: What Drives Countervailing Power?
By Germain Gaudin; U Düsseldorf
   presented by: Germain Gaudin, U Düsseldorf
   Discussant:   Clemence Christin, U Caen
 

The Nash Bargaining Solution In Vertical Relations With Linear Input Prices
By Hamid Aghadadashli; U Düsseldorf
Markus Dertwinkel-Kalt; University of Cologne
Christian Wey; Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
   presented by: Hamid Aghadadashli, U Düsseldorf
   Discussant:   Chrysovalantou Milliou, Athens University of Economics and Business
 

Multi-Seller Membership Pricing
By Ming Gao; School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University
   presented by: Ming Gao, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University
   Discussant:   Jeanine Miklos-Thal, U Rochester
 

Vertical Integration & Knowledge: The Case of Lobbyists
By Miguel Espinosa; London School of Economics and Political
   presented by: Miguel Espinosa, London School of Economics and Political
   Discussant:   Timothy Lambie-Hanson, Haverford College
 
Session ID 48: Non-standard Features of Auction Markets
April 16, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
Ghall 205
 
Session Chair: Elena Krasnokutskaya, Johns Hopkins University
 

Strategic Ability and Productive Efficiency in Electricity Markets
By Ali Hortacsu; University of Chicago
Fernando Luco; Texas A&M University
Steven Puller; Texas A&M University
   presented by: Fernando Luco, Texas A&M University
   Discussant:   Ulrich Laitenberger, ZEW Mannheim
 

Affirmative Action and Capacity Constrained Firms: Evidence from Good Faith Effort Exemptions in Public Procurement
By Justin Marion; University of California, Santa Cruz
   presented by: Justin Marion, University of California, Santa Cruz
   Discussant:   Georgia Kosmopoulou, University of Oklahoma and National Science Foundation
 

Estimating Auctions with Externalities: The Case of USFS Timber Auctions
By Joseph Kuehn; CSU East Bay
   presented by: Joseph Kuehn, CSU East Bay
   Discussant:   Masanori Tsuruoka, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study
 

Trading Across Borders in Online Auctions
By Elena Krasnokutskaya; Johns Hopkins University
   presented by: Elena Krasnokutskaya, Johns Hopkins University
   Discussant:   Ayse Pehlivan, Bilkent University
 
Session ID 61: Behavioral Approaches in the Health Sector
April 16, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
Pearl 203
 
Session Chair: Teresa Harrison, Drexel University
 

Competition and Consumer Choice in Option Demand Markets
By Gilad Sorek; Auburn University
   presented by: Gilad Sorek, Auburn University
   Discussant:   Andrew Sfekas, Temple University
 

Referrals in Healthcare Markets: Experimental Evidence
By Christian Waibel; ETH Zurich
   presented by: Christian Waibel, ETH Zurich
   Discussant:   David Ridley, Duke University
 

Hospital monetary incentives and ethical preferences in deliveries appropriateness: The case of Italy
By Paolo Berta; CRISP - University of Milan Bicocca
Gianmaria Martini; University of Bergamo
Massimiliano Piacenza; University of Torino
Gilberto Turati; University of Torino
   presented by: Gilberto Turati, University of Torino
   Discussant:   Margaret Kyle, MINES ParisTech
 

Do Patients Value Uncompensated Care Provision?
By Luciana Costa; Fucape Business School
Teresa Harrison; Drexel University
   presented by: Teresa Harrison, Drexel University
   Discussant:   Farasat Bokhari, University of East Anglia
 

Estimating the Benefits of Cancer Treatments
By Pierre Dubois; Toulouse School of Economics
Margaret Kyle; MINES ParisTech
   presented by: Margaret Kyle, MINES ParisTech
   Discussant:   Nina Yin, Central University of Finance and Economics
 
Session ID 63: Empirical studies of pricing in retail markets
April 16, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
Pearl 206
 
Session Chair: Pasquale Schiraldi, Lodon School of Economics
 

Store Brands and Retail Grocery Competition in Breakfast Cereals
By Rong Luo; University of Georgia
   presented by: Rong Luo, University of Georgia
   Discussant:   Pasquale Schiraldi, Lodon School of Economics
 

Discount Competition
By Tadas Bruzikas; U Groningen
Pim Heijnen; U Groningen
Adriaan Soetevent; U Groningen
   presented by: Tadas Bruzikas, U Groningen
   Discussant:   Dominik Schober, ZEW Mannheim
 

Identifying Price-Leadership Structures in Oligopoly
By Paul Dobson; Norwich Business School, University of East Anglia
Sang-Hyun Kim; University of East Anglia
Hao Lan; University of East Anglia
   presented by: Hao Lan, University of East Anglia
   Discussant:   Benjamin Shiller, Brandeis University
 

Multi-category competition and market power: a model of supermarket pricing
By Pasquale Schiraldi; Lodon School of Economics
Stephan Seiler; Stanford GSB
Howard Smith; Oxford University
Oyvind Thomassen; Seoul National University
   presented by: Pasquale Schiraldi, Lodon School of Economics
   Discussant:   Paul Grieco, Pennsylvania State University
 
Session ID 69: Renewable Energy Sources
April 16, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
Pearl 202
 
Session Chair: Matthew Lewis, Clemson University
 

Green Premium, Ecolabel, and Environmental Damage
By Aditi Sengupta; Auburn University
   presented by: Aditi Sengupta, Auburn University
   Discussant:   Stanley Reynolds, University of Arizona
 

Subsidies and Myopia in Technology Adoption: Evidence from Solar Photovoltaic Systems
By Olivier De Groote; University of Leuven
Frank Verboven; University of Leuven
   presented by: Olivier De Groote, University of Leuven
   Discussant:   Ashley Langer, University of Arizona
 

Dynamic Technology Subsidies
By Ashley Langer; University of Arizona
Derek Lemoine; University of Arizona
   presented by: Ashley Langer, University of Arizona
   Discussant:   Akshaya Jha, Carnegie Mellon University
 

The Effect of Electricity Prices on Residential Solar Photovoltaic Panel Adoption: Fukushima as a Natural Experiment
By Ron Chan; University of Manchester
Takahiko Kiso; University of Aberdeen
Yosuke Arino; Keio University
   presented by: Ron Chan, University of Manchester
   Discussant:   Matthew Lewis, Clemson University
 
Session ID 75: Experimental tests of collusion and search
April 16, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
Pearl 207
 
Session Chair: Robert Feinberg, American University
 

An Experimental Test of Tradeoffs between Discount Rates and Number of Firms in Supporting Collusion
By Robert Feinberg; American University
Thomas Husted; American University
Matthew Waskiewicz; American University
   presented by: Robert Feinberg, American University
   Discussant:   Christian Fischer, Düsseldorf University
 

Enhancing Effort Supply with Prize-Augmenting Entry Fees: Theory and Experiments
By Robert Hammond; North Carolina State University
Bin Liu; National University of Singapore
Jingfeng Lu; National University of Singapore
Yohanes Riyanto; Nanyang Technological University
   presented by: Robert Hammond, North Carolina State University
   Discussant:   Pia Weiss, Nottingham University Business School
 

Collusion and Bargaining in Asymmetric Cournot Duopoly - An Experiment
By Christian Fischer; Düsseldorf University
Hans-Theo Normann; U Düsseldorf
   presented by: Christian Fischer, Düsseldorf University
   Discussant:   Yiquan Gu, University of Liverpool
 

Effectiveness of Search Advertising: Experimental Evidences from Review Websites
By Daisy Dai; Lehigh University
Michael Luca; Harvard Business School
   presented by: Daisy Dai, Lehigh University
   Discussant:   Robert Feinberg, American University
 
Session ID 77: Welfare Effects in Television Markets
April 16, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
Pearl 302
 
Session Chair: Joseph Podwol, U.S. Justice Department
 

The Welfare Effects of Vertical Integration in Multichannel Television Markets
By Michael Whinston; MIT and NBER
Robin Lee; Harvard University
Gregory Crawford; U Zürich
Ali Yurukoglu; Stanford University
   presented by: Michael Whinston, MIT and NBER
   Discussant:   Mark Roberts, Pennsylvania State University
 

Do Bigger Firms Get Bigger Terms? Evidence from Pay TV
By Alexander Raskovich; U.S. Department of Justice
Robert Arons; United States Department of Justice
   presented by: Alexander Raskovich, U.S. Department of Justice
   Discussant:   Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College
 

Does Premerger Notification Matter? Evidence from Cable Television
By Kailin Clarke; University of Minnesota
Keaton Miller; University of Oregon
   presented by: Keaton Miller, University of Oregon
   Discussant:   Pedro Pereira, Autoridade da Concorrência
 

The News Hour: Welfare Estimation in the Market for Local TV News
By Lisa George; Hunter College
Matthew Baker; Hunter College - City University of New
   presented by: Lisa George, Hunter College
   Discussant:   You Suk Kim, Federal Reserve Board
 
Session ID 5: Financial Markets
April 16, 2016 14:15 to 16:15
Ghall 027
 
Session Chair: Adam Copeland, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
 

Switching Costs and Financial Stability
By Rune Stenbacka; Hanken School of Economics
Tuomas Takalo; Hanken School of Economics
   presented by: Rune Stenbacka, Hanken School of Economics
   Discussant:   Klenio Barbosa, Sao Paulo School of Economics
 

Pricing Strategies of Multimarket Banks
By Dean Amel; Federal Reserve Board
Jessica Stahl; Federal Reserve Board of Governors
   presented by: Jessica Stahl, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
   Discussant:   Mario Samano, HEC Montreal
 

On the value of virtual currencies
By Wilko Bolt; De Nederlandsche Bank
Maarten van Oordt; Bank of Canada
   presented by: Wilko Bolt, De Nederlandsche Bank
   Discussant:   Rune Stenbacka, Hanken School of Economics
 

Nonlinear Pricing with Competition: The Market for Settling Payments
By Adam Copeland; Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Rod Garratt; University of California, Santa Barbara
   presented by: Adam Copeland, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
   Discussant:   Jessica Stahl, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
 

Does external financing affect the extent and the timing of investment in vertical flexibility and outsourcing?
By Luca Di Corato; Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Michele Moretto; University of Padova
Gianpaolo Rossini; University of Bologna
   presented by: Gianpaolo Rossini, University of Bologna
   Discussant:   Jonathan Lhost, Lawrence University
 
Session ID 13: Contracts
April 16, 2016 14:15 to 16:15
Pearl 207
 
Session Chair: Konstantinos Serfes, Drexel U
 

Common Values and the Coase Conjecture
By Vitali Gretschko; U Cologne
Achim Wambach; University of Cologne
   presented by: Vitali Gretschko, U Cologne
 

Memory and Markets
By Sergei Kovbasyuk; Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance
Giancarlo Spagnolo; Stockholm School of Economics-SITE
   presented by: Sergei Kovbasyuk, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance
   Discussant:   Nikita Koptyug, Research Institute of Industrial Organization
 

Strategic Incentives for Innovations and Market Competition
By Evangelia Chalioti; Yale University
Konstantinos Serfes; Drexel U
   presented by: Konstantinos Serfes, Drexel U
   Discussant:   Ting Liu, Stony Brook University
 
Session ID 18: Entry and Market Competition
April 16, 2016 14:15 to 16:15
Ghall 208
 
Session Chair: Nathan Miller, Georgetown University
 

Exploring Niche Competition and the Timing of Entry: The Case of the Motion Picture Industry
By Niklas Duerr; ZEW Mannheim
Benjamin Engelstätter; Centre for European Economic Research
Michael Ward; University of Texas at Arlington
   presented by: Niklas Duerr, ZEW Mannheim
   Discussant:   Nathan Miller, Georgetown University
 

Finding Schumpeter: Concrete Evidence on Competition and Technology Adoption
By Jeffrey Macher; Georgetown University
Nathan Miller; Georgetown University
Matthew Osborne; University of Toronto
   presented by: Nathan Miller, Georgetown University
   Discussant:   Jacob Cosman, Johns Hopkins University
 

Welcome! We Have a New Menu: Measuring Product Responses to Competition
By Jacob Cosman; Johns Hopkins University
Nathan Schiff; Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
   presented by: Jacob Cosman, Johns Hopkins University
   Discussant:   John Kwoka, Northeastern University
 

Strategic Responses to Competitive Threats: Airlines in Action
By John Kwoka; Northeastern University
Birzhan Batkeyev; Northeastern University
   presented by: John Kwoka, Northeastern University
   Discussant:   Niklas Duerr, ZEW Mannheim
 

Substituting bikeshare for taxis: evidence from New York City
By Alejandro Molnar; Vanderbilt University
Francis Ratsimbazafy; Vanderbilt University
   presented by: Alejandro Molnar, Vanderbilt University
   Discussant:   Javier Donna, The Ohio State University
 
Session ID 21: New Issues in Antitrust Policy. Sponsored Session by Charles River Associates
April 16, 2016 14:15 to 16:15
Ghall 209
 
Session Chair: Charles Thomas, Chapman University
 

Vertical Integration and Antitrust in Search Markets
By Lesley Chiou; Occidental College
   presented by: Lesley Chiou, Occidental College
   Discussant:   Christian Michel, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona GSE
 

Mergers in Innovative Industries: The Role of Product Market Competition
By Guillermo Marshall; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Alvaro Parra; University of British Columbia
   presented by: Alvaro Parra, University of British Columbia
   Discussant:   Travis Ng, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 

A New Perspective on Entry in Horizontal Merger Analysis
By Charles Thomas; Chapman University
   presented by: Charles Thomas, Chapman University
   Discussant:   Markus Dertwinkel-Kalt, University of Cologne
 

Horizontal Mergers and Innovation in Concentrated Industries
By Brett Hollenbeck; UCLA Anderson
   presented by: Brett Hollenbeck, UCLA Anderson
   Discussant:   Jose Miguel Abito, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvan
 
Session ID 49: Market-level Uncertainty in Auctions
April 16, 2016 14:15 to 16:15
Pearl 203
 
Session Chair: Adam Kapor, Princeton University
 

Effects of Open and Competitive Auctions under a Scoring Design on Contract Price and Ex Post Performance: Evidence from Public Procurement
By Masanori Tsuruoka; Waseda Institute for Advanced Study
   presented by: Masanori Tsuruoka, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study
   Discussant:   Timothy Hubbard, Colby College
 

Hui: A Case Study of a Sequential Double Auction of Capital
By Timothy Hubbard; Colby College
Harry Paarsch; University of Central Florida
Will Wright; University of Melbourne
   presented by: Timothy Hubbard, Colby College
   Discussant:   Brennan Platt, Brigham Young University
 

Drug Procurement Auctions and Supply Uncertainty
By Ulrich Laitenberger; ZEW Mannheim
   presented by: Ulrich Laitenberger, ZEW Mannheim
   Discussant:   Fernando Luco, Texas A&M University
 

The value of information in internet auctions: An empirical study of auction entry and bid timing
By Christoph Bauner; Cornerstone Research
Leonard Wolk; Colby College
   presented by: Christoph Bauner, Cornerstone Research
   Discussant:   Adam Kapor, Princeton University
 
Session ID 25: Intellectual Property Rights
April 16, 2016 14:15 to 16:15
Ghall 205
 
Session Chair: Yasin Ozcan, NBER
 

Patent Litigation and USPTO Trials
By Alan Marco; US Patent and Trademark Office
Richard Miller; US Patent and Trademark Office
   presented by: Richard Miller, US Patent and Trademark Office
   Discussant:   Talia Bar, University of Connecticut
 

Knowledge Creates Markets: The Influence of Entrepreneurial Support and Patent Rights on Academic Entrepreneurship
By Dirk Czarnitzki; KU Leuven
Thorsten Doherr; Centre for European Economic Research
Katrin Hussinger; U Luxembourg
Paula Schliessler; Centre for European Economic Research
Andrew Toole; US Patent and Trademark Office
   presented by: Andrew Toole, US Patent and Trademark Office
   Discussant:   Jianjing Lin, Tulane University
 

Did Patenting Strategy Persistently Change After TRIPS?
By Jorge Lemus; University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Guillermo Marshall; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
   presented by: Guillermo Marshall, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
   Discussant:   Andrew Toole, US Patent and Trademark Office
 

The Market for Ideas: Killing the Goose That Lays the Golden Egg
By Yasin Ozcan; NBER
   presented by: Yasin Ozcan, NBER
   Discussant:   Richard Miller, US Patent and Trademark Office
 
Session ID 29: Productivity
April 16, 2016 14:15 to 16:15
Pearl 101
 
Session Chair: Paul Grieco, Pennsylvania State University
 

The Impact of Part-Time Work on Firm Total Factor Productivity: Evidence from Italy
By francesco devicienti; university of torino
Elena Grinza; University of Torino
Davide Vannoni; collegio carlo alberto
   presented by: Davide Vannoni, collegio carlo alberto
   Discussant:   Irene Bertschek, ZEW Mannheim
 

Cost and Product Advantages: Firm Growth in the Chinese Expansion
By Jordi Jaumandreu; Boston University
Heng Yin; Central South University
   presented by: Jordi Jaumandreu, Boston University
   Discussant:   Bettina Peters, ZEW Mannheim
 

Nonparametric Identi…cation and Estimation of Productivity Distributions and Trade Costs
By Ayse Pehlivan; Bilkent University
Quang Vuong; New York University
   presented by: Ayse Pehlivan, Bilkent University
   Discussant:   Jong-Min Kim, University of Minnesota-Morris
 

Input Prices, Productivity and Trade: Evidence from Chinese Paint Manufacturers
By Paul Grieco; Pennsylvania State University
Shengyu Li; Durham University
Hongsong Zhang; University of Hong Kong
   presented by: Paul Grieco, Pennsylvania State University
   Discussant:   Jorge Balat, Johns Hopkins University
 
Session ID 33: Dynamics, Growth and Welfare
April 16, 2016 14:15 to 16:15
Pearl 202
 
Session Chair: Amparo Sanchis-Llopis, University of Valencia and ERICES
 

Is Dynamic Competition Socially Beneficial? The Case of Price as Investment
By David Besanko; Northwestern University
Ulrich Doraszelski; University of Pennsylvania
Yaroslav Kryukov; Carnegie-Mellon University
   presented by: Yaroslav Kryukov, Carnegie-Mellon University
   Discussant:   Thomas White, Census Bureau
 

Warehousing Spectrum in the Satellite Industry
By Nodir Adilov; IPFW
Peter Alexander; FCC
Brendan Cunningham; U. S. Naval Academy
Daniel Shiman; Federal Communications Commission
   presented by: Brendan Cunningham, U. S. Naval Academy
   Discussant:   Andres Luengo, U Southampton
 

Are We Undercounting Reallocation's Contribution to Growth?
By Mitsukuni Nishida; Johns Hopkins University
Amil Petrin; University of Minnesota
Martin Rotemberg; Harvard University
Thomas White; Census Bureau
   presented by: Thomas White, Census Bureau
   Discussant:   Missaka Warusawitharana, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
 

Profitability and the lifecycle of firms
By Missaka Warusawitharana; Board of Governors of the Federal Reserv
   presented by: Missaka Warusawitharana, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
   Discussant:   Amparo Sanchis-Llopis, University of Valencia and ERICES
 
Session ID 53: Empirics in Platform and Online Markets
April 16, 2016 14:15 to 16:15
Pearl 206
 
Session Chair: Brian McManus, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
 

Do Birds of A Feather Flock Together? Platform’s Quality Screening and End-Users’ Choices: Theory and Empirical Study of Online Trading Platforms
By Jin Wang; Kansas State University
   presented by: Jin Wang, Kansas State University
   Discussant:   Jacob Malone, University of Georgia
 

Updates Management in Mobile Applications. iTunes vs Google Play
By Stefano Comino; Università di Udine
Fabio Manenti; Universita' di Padova
Franco Mariuzzo; University of East Anglia
   presented by: Franco Mariuzzo, University of East Anglia
   Discussant:   Thierry Penard, Université de Rennes 1
 

The Tragedy of the Last Mile: Congestion Externalities in Broadband Networks
By Jacob Malone; University of Georgia
Aviv Nevo; Northwestern University
Jonathan Williams; University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
   presented by: Jacob Malone, University of Georgia
   Discussant:   Zaiyan Wei, Purdue University
 

Cheap talk, Naïve Buyers, and Market Outcomes: Evidence from eBay
By Dan Elfenbein; Washington University in St. Louis
Raymond Fisman; Columbia University
Brian McManus; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
   presented by: Brian McManus, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
   Discussant:   Chiara Farronato, Harvard University
 
Session ID 66: Pricing in airline markets
April 16, 2016 14:15 to 16:15
Ghall 109
 
Session Chair: James Dana, Northeastern University
 

The hidden side of dynamic pricing in airline markets
By Marco Alderighi; Universita' della Valle d'Aosta
Alberto Gaggero; University of Pavia
Claudio Piga; Keele University, UK
   presented by: Alberto Gaggero, University of Pavia
   Discussant:   Mian Dai, Drexel University
 

Separating Price Discrimination from Price Dispersion: Evidence from International Airline Markets
By Federico Ciliberto; U Virginia
Charles Murry; The Pennsylvania Sate University
Jonathan Williams; University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
   presented by: Charles Murry, The Pennsylvania Sate University
   Discussant:   Diego Escobari, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valle
 

How do airlines respond to financial stresses?
By Mian Dai; Drexel University
   presented by: Mian Dai, Drexel University
   Discussant:   Charles Murry, The Pennsylvania Sate University
 

Price Discrimination in Advance-Purchase Discounts with Focal Points for Tacit Collusion: Regression-Discontinuity Evidence from Airlines
By Diego Escobari; The University of Texas - Pan American
Joseph Meskey; East Carolina University
Nicholas Rupp; East Carolina University
   presented by: Diego Escobari, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valle
   Discussant:   Alberto Gaggero, University of Pavia
 

Oligopoly Price Discrimination: The Role of Inventory Controls
By James Dana; Northeastern University
Kevin Williams; Yale University School of Management
   presented by: James Dana, Northeastern University
   Discussant:   Iwan Bos, Maastricht U
 
Session ID 76: Consumer consistency and reference dependency
April 16, 2016 14:15 to 16:15
Pearl 302
 
Session Chair: Haiyan Liu, University of South Florida
 

Goal setting, comparison with others and anchoring e ects: Theory and Experiments
By Thorsten Chmura; University of Nottingham
Pia Weiss; Nottingham University Business School
   presented by: Pia Weiss, Nottingham University Business School
   Discussant:   Haiyan Liu, University of South Florida
 

Magnifying Effect of Reference Dependence in Vertically Differentiated Duopolies
By Priyanka Kothari; Indian Statistical Institute
Prabal Roy Chowdhury; Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi
   presented by: Priyanka Kothari, Indian Statistical Institute
   Discussant:   Alessandro Ispano, CREST
 

Dynamic Pricing with Reference Dependent Preferences
By Haiyan Liu; University of South Florida
   presented by: Haiyan Liu, University of South Florida
   Discussant:   Stephanie Rosch, US Department of Agriculture
 
Session ID 17: Price Discrimination: Theory and Empirics
April 16, 2016 16:30 to 18:30
Pearl 202
 
Session Chair: Gaurab Aryal, UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
 

Structural Analysis of Nonlinear Pricing
By Yao Luo; University of Toronto
Isabelle Perrigne; Rice University
Quang Vuong; New York University
   presented by: Yao Luo, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Andrew Butters, Indiana University
 

Demand Volatility and Vertical Differentiation: Evidence from the Hotel Industry
By Andrew Butters; Indiana University
   presented by: Andrew Butters, Indiana University
   Discussant:   Myongjin Kim, U Oklahoma
 

Does Competition Increase Quality? Evidence from the US Airline Industry
By Ricard Gil; Johns Hopkins
Myongjin Kim; U Oklahoma
   presented by: Myongjin Kim, U Oklahoma
   Discussant:   Gaurab Aryal, UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
 

IDENTIFYING MULTIDIMENSIONAL ADVERSE SELECTION MODELS
By Gaurab Aryal; UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
   presented by: Gaurab Aryal, UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
   Discussant:   Yao Luo, University of Toronto
 
Session ID 27: Market, Innovation and Adoption
April 16, 2016 16:30 to 18:30
Ghall 208
 
Session Chair: Shane Greenstein, Harvard University
 

Agglomeration of invention in the Bay Area: Not just ICT
By Chris Forman; Georgia Tech
Avi Goldfarb; University of Toronto
Shane Greenstein; Harvard University
   presented by: Shane Greenstein, Harvard University
   Discussant:   Davide Vannoni, collegio carlo alberto
 

The Effect of Market Size on Fuel-Saving Technology Adoption in Passenger Vehicles
By Thomas Klier; Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Joshua Linn; Resources for the Future
Yichen Christy Zhou; University of Maryland
   presented by: Yichen Christy Zhou, University of Maryland
   Discussant:   Yasin Ozcan, NBER
 

Pro fit Complementarities in the Adoption of Electronic Medical Records by U.S. Hospitals
By Jianjing Lin; Tulane University
   presented by: Jianjing Lin, Tulane University
   Discussant:   Shuheng Lin, Boston University
 

Factors Mediating Foreign R&D Spillovers: A Multidimensional Approach
By Dolores Añon Higon; Universitat de Valencia
Miguel Manjón Antolín; URV
   presented by: Dolores Añon Higon, Universitat de Valencia
   Discussant:   Heng Yin, Central South University
 
Session ID 30: Vertical Contracts: Theory and Empirics
April 16, 2016 16:30 to 18:30
Ghall 209
 
Session Chair: Joel Sandonis, University of Alicante
 

Making Sense of Restrictions on Online Sales
By Jeanine Miklos-Thal; U Rochester
Greg Shaffer; University of Rochester
   presented by: Jeanine Miklos-Thal, U Rochester
   Discussant:   Germain Gaudin, U Düsseldorf
 

New product introduction and slotting fees
By Claire Chambolle; INRA
Clemence Christin; U Caen
   presented by: Clemence Christin, U Caen
   Discussant:   Hamid Aghadadashli, U Düsseldorf
 

Free Entry and Social Inefficiency in Vertical Relationships: The Case of the MRI Market
By Ken Onishi; Singapore Management University
Naoki Wakamori; University of Tokyo
   presented by: Ken Onishi, Singapore Management University
   Discussant:   Joel Sandonis, University of Alicante
 

Vertical Foreign Direct Investment: Make, Sell and (Not) Buy
By Chrysovalantou Milliou; Athens University of Economics and Business
Joel Sandonis; University of Alicante
   presented by: Joel Sandonis, University of Alicante
   Discussant:   Ming Gao, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University
 
Session ID 20: Analysis of Cartels
April 16, 2016 16:30 to 18:30
Ghall 109
 
Session Chair: Yossi Spiegel, Tel Aviv U
 

Balancing the Public Interest-Defense in Cartel Offenses
By Maarten Pieter Schinkel; University of Amsterdam
Lukas Toth; University of Amsterdam
   presented by: Maarten Pieter Schinkel, University of Amsterdam
   Discussant:   Roger Blair, University of Florida
 

The scope for collusion under different pricing schemes
By Florian Goessl; University of Cologne
Alexander Rasch; Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics, University of Duesseldorf
   presented by: Alexander Rasch, Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics, University of Duesseldorf
   Discussant:   Charles Thomas, Chapman University
 

How much can we identify from repeated games?
By Jose Miguel Abito; Wharton School, University of Pennsylvan
   presented by: Jose Miguel Abito, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvan
   Discussant:   Marc Rysman, Boston University
 

Collusion Along the Learning Curve: Theory and Evidence from the Semiconductor Industry
By Danial Asmat; Department of Justice
   presented by: Danial Asmat, Department of Justice
   Discussant:   Sumit Majumdar, University of Texas at Dallas
 

Can collusion promote sustainable consumption and production?
By Maarten Pieter Schinkel; University of Amsterdam
Yossi Spiegel; Tel Aviv U
   presented by: Yossi Spiegel, Tel Aviv U
   Discussant:   Juan-Pablo Montero, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
 
Session ID 36: Strategic Entry and Dynamic Investment
April 16, 2016 16:30 to 18:30
Ghall 205
 
Session Chair: V. Viard, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
 

Strategic Entry and Potential Competition: Evidence from Compressed Gas Fuel Retail
By Giulia Pavan; University of Rome
Andrea Pozzi; Einaudi Institute for Economics and Fina
Gabriele Rovigatti; Universita' di Roma "Tor Vergata"
   presented by: Andrea Pozzi, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Fina
   Discussant:   Jean Francois Houde, University of Pennsylvania
 

A Microeconometric Dynamic Structural Model of Copper Mining Decisions
By Victor Aguirregabiria; University of Toronto
Andres Luengo; U Southampton
   presented by: Andres Luengo, U Southampton
   Discussant:   Hailey Hayeon Joo, Sogang University
 

Market Structure and Competition in Transition: Results from a Spatial Analysis
By Martin Labaj; University of Economics in Bratislava
Karol Morvay; University of Economics in Bratislava
Peter Silanic; University of Economics in Bratislava
Christoph Weiss; Vienna University of Economics and Business
Biliana Yontcheva; Vienna University of Economics and Business
   presented by: Biliana Yontcheva, Vienna University of Economics and Business
   Discussant:   Francesco Nava, London School of Economics
 

Dynamics of the Subnational Regional Effect: Evidence from China
By Haibing Shu; Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
V. Viard; Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
   presented by: V. Viard, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
   Discussant:   Jörg Claussen, University of Munich
 
Session ID 54: Pricing, Search, and Coordination in Two-Sided Markets
April 16, 2016 16:30 to 18:30
Pearl 101
 
Session Chair: Thomas Tregouet, Université de Cergy-Pontoise
 

Endogenous network effects, platform pricing and market liquidity
By Mei Lin; Singapore Management University
Ruhai Wu; McMaster University
Wen Zhou; University of Hong Kong
   presented by: Wen Zhou, University of Hong Kong
   Discussant:   Mark Tremblay, Michigan State University
 

Imperfect price competition in networks
By Emerson Melo; Indiana University
   presented by: Emerson Melo, Indiana University
   Discussant:   Régis Renault, U de Cergy-Pontoise
 

Search platforms: Showrooming and price parity clauses
By Chengsi Wang; University of Mannheim
Julian Wright; National University of Singapore
   presented by: Chengsi Wang, University of Mannheim
   Discussant:   Alexei Parakhonyak, University of Oxford
 

Search direction
By Simon Anderson; University of Virginia
Régis Renault; U de Cergy-Pontoise
   presented by: Régis Renault, U de Cergy-Pontoise
   Discussant:   Chengsi Wang, University of Mannheim
 

Optimal Sales Schemes for Network Goods
By Alexei Parakhonyak; University of Oxford
   presented by: Alexei Parakhonyak, University of Oxford
   Discussant:   Thomas Tregouet, Université de Cergy-Pontoise
 
Session ID 58: Policy Issues in Health Care: Sponsored Session by Analysis Group
April 16, 2016 16:30 to 18:30
Ghall 027
 
Session Chair: Brad Rice, Analysis Group
 

Mergers in Medicare Part D: Decomposing Market Power, Cost Efficiencies, and Bargaining Power
By Anna Chorniy; Princeton University
Daniel Miller; Clemson University
Tilan Tang; Clemson University
   presented by: Daniel Miller, Clemson University
   Discussant:   Devesh Raval, Federal Trade Commission
 

Entry limiting agreements for pharmaceuticals: pay-to-delay and authorized generic deals
By Farasat Bokhari; University of East Anglia
Franco Mariuzzo; University of East Anglia
Arnold Polanski; University of East Anglia
   presented by: Farasat Bokhari, University of East Anglia
   Discussant:   Christian Waibel, ETH Zurich
 

Free Riding in Disease Research
By Margaret Kyle; MINES ParisTech
David Ridley; Duke University
Su Zhang; Duke University
   presented by: David Ridley, Duke University
   Discussant:   Shannon Seitz, Analysis Group
 

Do size and composition of inspection teams affect regulatory violations? A case study of the nursing home industry
By John Bowblis; Miami University
   presented by: John Bowblis, Miami University
   Discussant:   Teresa Harrison, Drexel University
 
Session ID 64: Demand, markup and productivity
April 16, 2016 16:30 to 18:30
Pearl 203
 
Session Chair: Peter Newberry, Pennsylvania State University
 

Tax Incidence and Competition – The Case of Gasoline Retail Taxation
By Dominik Schober; ZEW Mannheim
   presented by: Dominik Schober, ZEW Mannheim
   Discussant:   Tadas Bruzikas, U Groningen
 

A Non-Logit Parametric Discrete Choice Model with Nice Analytical Properties
By Aydin Alptekinoglu
   presented by: Aydin Alptekinoglu,
   Discussant:   Anna Lu, DIW Berlin
 

The Effect of Mergers and Acquisitions on Market Power and Efficiency
By Bruce Blonigen; University of Oregon
Justin Pierce; Board of Governors of the Federal Reserv
   presented by: Justin Pierce, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserv
   Discussant:   Imke Reimers, Northeastern University
 

Semiparametric estimation of CES demand system with observed and unobserved product characteristics
By Ali Hortacsu; University of Chicago
Joonhwi Joo; University of Chicago
   presented by: Joonhwi Joo, University of Chicago
   Discussant:   Peter Newberry, Pennsylvania State University
 
Session ID 67: Pricing with information problems: Theory
April 16, 2016 16:30 to 18:30
Pearl 206
 
Session Chair: Garth Baughman, Federal Reserve Board
 

Price and Match-Value Advertising with Directed Consumer Search
By Marco Haan; U Groningen
José Luis Moraga-Gonzàlez; VU University Amsterdam
Vaiva Petrikaite; IAE Barcelona
   presented by: Marco Haan, U Groningen
   Discussant:   Joana Resende, Universidade do Porto FEP
 

Nonsequential search equilibrium with search cost heterogeneity
By Jose L. Moraga-Gonzalez; VU Amsterdam
Zsolt Sandor; Sapientia University Miercurea Ciuc
Matthijs Wildenbeest; Indiana U
   presented by: Matthijs Wildenbeest, Indiana U
   Discussant:   Garth Baughman, Federal Reserve Board
 

On the welfare effects of price discrimination through targeted advertising
By Rosa-Branca Esteves; Universidade do Minho and NIPE
Joana Resende; Universidade do Porto FEP
   presented by: Joana Resende, Universidade do Porto FEP
   Discussant:   Hikmet Gunay, University of Manitoba
 

Noisy Search for Multiple Products
By Garth Baughman; Federal Reserve Board
Kenneth Burdett; University of Pennsylvania
   presented by: Garth Baughman, Federal Reserve Board
   Discussant:   Matthijs Wildenbeest, Indiana U
 
Session ID 71: Energy and Transportation
April 16, 2016 16:30 to 18:30
Pearl 207
 
Session Chair: Woo Hyung Hong, Korea Institute of Public Finance
 

The Role of TAFTA on Environment
By Razvan Pascalau; SUNY Plattsburgh
Dhimitri Qirjo; SUNY Plattsburgh
   presented by: Dhimitri Qirjo, SUNY Plattsburgh
   Discussant:   Olivier De Groote, University of Leuven
 

To Rebate or not to Rebate: Fuel Economy Standards vs. Feebates
By Isis Durrmeyer; U Mannheim
Mario Samano; HEC Montreal
   presented by: Isis Durrmeyer, U Mannheim
   Discussant:   Aditi Sengupta, Auburn University
 

Aggregation Bias in the Estimation of Gasoline Demand Elasticity
By Matthew Lewis; Clemson University
   presented by: Matthew Lewis, Clemson University
   Discussant:   Andre Trindade, Getulio Vargas Foundation
 

Asymmetric Pricing Dynamics with Market Power: Investigating Island Data of the Retail Gasoline Market
By Woo Hyung Hong; Korea Institute of Public Finance
Daeyong Lee; Peking University HSBC Business School
   presented by: Woo Hyung Hong, Korea Institute of Public Finance
   Discussant:   Dhimitri Qirjo, SUNY Plattsburgh
 
Session ID 9: Markups, Employment, and Trade
April 17, 2016 8:00 to 10:00
Ghall 027
 
Session Chair: Mahmut Yasar, The Univ. of Texas, Arlington, and Emory
 

Export Subsidies and Female Employment: Evidence from Plant-Level Data
By Ricardo Lopez; Brandeis University
Deniz Civril; Georgetown University
   presented by: Ricardo Lopez, Brandeis University
   Discussant:   Dolores Añon Higon, Universitat de Valencia
 

Export Tax Rebates, Markup and Resource Misallocation
By Ariel Weinberger; University of Oklahoma
Qian Xuefeng; Zhongnan University of Economics and Law
Mahmut Yasar; The Univ. of Texas, Arlington, and Emory
   presented by: Mahmut Yasar, The Univ. of Texas, Arlington, and Emory
   Discussant:   Ricardo Lopez, Brandeis University
 

MARKUPS, EXPORTS AND R&D: EVIDENCE FOR SPANISH MANUFACTURING
By 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:   Mahmut Yasar, The Univ. of Texas, Arlington, and Emory
 
Session ID 11: Innovation and Online Markets
April 17, 2016 8:00 to 10:00
Ghall 109
 
Session Chair: Mark Tremblay, Michigan State University
 

MOVING MUSIC LICENSING INTO THE DIGITAL ERA: MORE COMPETITION AND LESS REGULATION
By Thomas Lenard; Technology Policy Institute
Lawrence White; New York University
   presented by: Lawrence White, New York University
   Discussant:   Yossi Spiegel, Tel Aviv U
 

Worst-Case Bounds on R&D and Pricing Distortions: Theory and Disturbing Conclusions if Consumer Values Follow the World Income Distribution
By Michael Kremer; Harvard University
Christopher Snyder; Dartmouth College
   presented by: Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College
   Discussant:   Bernhard Ganglmair, U Texas at Dallas
 

The Effect of the Internet on Performance, Market Structure and Variety: Evidence from the Film Industry
By Fernando Luco; Texas A&M University
Tiago Pires; U North Carolina
   presented by: Tiago Pires, U North Carolina
   Discussant:   Yiyi Zhou, Stony Brook University
 

Should Mobile Marketers Collect Other Data Than Geo-Location
By Irina Baye; Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics
Geza Sapi; European Commission DG COMP -Chief Economist Team and Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics
   presented by: Irina Baye, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics
   Discussant:   Sergei Kovbasyuk, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance
 
Session ID 19: Media Competition and Advertising
April 17, 2016 8:00 to 10:00
Ghall 208
 
Session Chair: Ryan Lampe, California State University, East Bay
 

Bias in the Choice of Product Differentiation: Evidence form the Taiwanese Media Industry
By Ching-I Huang; National Taiwan U
   presented by: Ching-I Huang, National Taiwan U
   Discussant:   Lisa George, Hunter College
 

Does Advertising Help Consumers to Make Better Decisions? The Case of Mortgage Refinancing
By Serafin Grundl; Federal Reserve Board Governors
You Suk Kim; Federal Reserve Board
   presented by: Serafin Grundl, Federal Reserve Board Governors
   Discussant:   Ryan Lampe, California State University, East Bay
 

Mean Reversion in Hollywood
By Ryan Lampe; California State University, East Bay
Romans Pancs; ITAM
   presented by: Ryan Lampe, California State University, East Bay
   Discussant:   Ching-I Huang, National Taiwan U
 

DOES TELEVISION DETER MOVIE THEATER ENTRY?
By Ricard Gil; Johns Hopkins
Fernanda Gutierrez-Navratil; University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
   presented by: Fernanda Gutierrez-Navratil, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
   Discussant:   Christos Genakos, Athens University of Economics & Busines
 
Session ID 22: Retrospective Analysis of Mergers. Sponsored Session by NERA Economic Consulting
April 17, 2016 8:00 to 10:00
Ghall 209
 
Session Chair: David Osinski, Federal Trade Commission
 

Simulating a Homogeneous Product Merger: A Case Study on Model Fit and Performance
By Daniel Greenfield; FTC
Nicholas Kreisle; Federal Trade Commission
Mark Williams; FTC
   presented by: Daniel Greenfield, FTC
   Discussant:   Alvaro Parra, University of British Columbia
 

Institutional Logics, Mergers and Wages: A Retrospective Assessment
By Sumit Majumdar; University of Texas at Dallas
   presented by: Sumit Majumdar, University of Texas at Dallas
   Discussant:   Catarina Marvao, Stockholm School of Economics
 

Mergers and Cost Efficiency in the Electricity Distribution Industry
By Robert Clark; HEC Montreal
Mario Samano; HEC Montreal
   presented by: Mario Samano, HEC Montreal
   Discussant:   Robert Arons, United States Department of Justice
 

Merger remedies: A retrospective analysis of Pinnacle/Ameristar
By David Osinski; Federal Trade Commission
   presented by: David Osinski, Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Daniel Greenfield, FTC
 
Session ID 34: Switching Costs and Network Effects
April 17, 2016 8:00 to 10:00
Pearl 302
 
Session Chair: Özlem Bedre-Defolie, European School of Management and Technology
 

Welfare analysis of equilibria with and without early termination fees in the U.S. wireless industry
By Joseph Cullen; Washington University in St. Louis
Nicolas Schutz; University of Mannheim
Oleksandr Shcherbakov; University of Mannheim
   presented by: Joseph Cullen, Washington University in St. Louis
   Discussant:   V. Viard, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
 

M&A target choice in the global mobile network operator industry
By Jörg Claussen; University of Munich
Rebecca Köhler; O2
Tobias Kretschmer; LMU Munich
   presented by: Jörg Claussen, University of Munich
   Discussant:   Martin Falk, WIFO
 

Network Effects and Switching Costs in the US Wireless Industry - Disentangling sources of consumer inertia
By Stefan Weiergraeber; Indiana University
   presented by: Stefan Weiergraeber, Indiana University
   Discussant:   Joseph Cullen, Washington University in St. Louis
 

Factors influencing exit of Swedish accommodation establishments
By Eva Hagsten; Stockholm University
Martin Falk; WIFO
   presented by: Martin Falk, WIFO
   Discussant:   Miguel Espinosa, London School of Economics and Political
 

Contracts as a barrier to entry in markets with non-pivotal buyers
By Özlem Bedre-Defolie; ESMT
Gary Biglaiser; UNC-Chapel HIll
   presented by: Özlem Bedre-Defolie, European School of Management and Technology
   Discussant:   Ching-to Albert Ma, Boston University
 
Session ID 55: Empirical Studies of Pricing in Online Markets
April 17, 2016 8:00 to 10:00
Ghall 408
 
Session Chair: Thierry Penard, Université de Rennes 1
 

Channel Management and MAP: Evidence From a Quasi-Experiment
By Ayelet Israeli; Harvard Business School
   presented by: Ayelet Israeli, Harvard Business School
   Discussant:   Hisayuki Yoshimoto, University of Glasgow
 

Lost in Transaction: Individual-Level Welfare Loss in Quickly-Circulating Durable Goods Markets with Planned Temporary Ownership
By Jun Nakabayashi; Tohoku University
Hisayuki Yoshimoto; University of Glasgow
   presented by: Hisayuki Yoshimoto, University of Glasgow
   Discussant:   Ayelet Israeli, Harvard Business School
 

I want to Be a Paperback Writer: Digitization, Disintermediation, and the Supply of New Products
By Christian Peukert; U Zürich
Imke Reimers; Northeastern University
   presented by: Christian Peukert, U Zürich
   Discussant:   Michael Kummer, Georgia Imstitute of Technology and Centre for European Economic Research
 

What Drives Pricing Behavior in Peer-to-Peer Markets? Evidence from the Car-Sharing Platform BlaBlaCar
By Robert Hammond; North Carolina State University
Thierry Penard; Université de Rennes 1
   presented by: Thierry Penard, Université de Rennes 1
   Discussant:   Franco Mariuzzo, University of East Anglia
 
Session ID 35: Small Business Competition and Dynamics. Sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation
April 17, 2016 8:00 to 10:00
Ghall 406
 
Session Chair: Andrea Pozzi, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Fina
 

Preemptive Entry and Technology Diffusion in the Market for Drive-in Theaters
By Ricard Gil; Johns Hopkins
Jean Francois Houde; University of Pennsylvania
Yuya Takahashi; Johns Hopkins University
   presented by: Jean Francois Houde, University of Pennsylvania
   Discussant:   Yaroslav Kryukov, Carnegie-Mellon University
 

Small-Format Chain Stores and the Neighborhood Grocery Market
By Jinhwa Chung; Keimyung University
Janghee Cho; Jeju University
Hailey Hayeon Joo; Sogang University
   presented by: Hailey Hayeon Joo, Sogang University
   Discussant:   Biliana Yontcheva, Vienna University of Economics and Business
 

Market Response to Firm-Specific Shocks: The Arab Boycott of Danish Dairy Products
By Alexis Antoniades; Georgetown University
Sofronis Clerides; U Cyprus
   presented by: Sofronis Clerides, University of Cyprus
   Discussant:   Hernan Roman, Universidad Andres Bello
 

Taken by Storm: Business Financing and Survival in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
By Emek Basker; US Census Bureau
Javier Miranda; Center for Economic Studies
   presented by: Emek Basker, U.S. Census Bureau
   Discussant:   Andrea Pozzi, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Fina
 
Session ID 60: Firm Strategies in the Health Market
April 17, 2016 8:00 to 10:00
Ghall 409
 
Session Chair: Gilberto Turati, University of Torino
 

Firm Responses to Targeted Consumer Incentives: Evidence from Reference Pricing
By Christopher Whaley; University of California, Berkeley
Timothy Brown
   presented by: Christopher Whaley, University of California, Berkeley
   Discussant:   Daniel Miller, Clemson University
 

Examining Firm Responses to Innovation Policy: An Analysis of Pediatric Exclusivity
By Mary Olson; Department of Economics
Nina Yin; Central University of Finance and Economics
   presented by: Nina Yin, Central University of Finance and Economics
   Discussant:   John Bowblis, Miami University
 

Why are Distance and Switching Costs Important? Evidence from Childbirth
By Devesh Raval; Federal Trade Commission
Ted Rosenbaum; Federal Trade Commission
   presented by: Devesh Raval, Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Gilberto Turati, University of Torino
 

Observable quality competition in the hospital industry
By Andrew Sfekas; Temple University
   presented by: Andrew Sfekas, Temple University
   Discussant:   Gilad Sorek, Auburn University
 
Session ID 65: Pricing with information problems: Empirics
April 17, 2016 8:00 to 10:00
Pearl 307
 
Session Chair: Donald Ngwe, Harvard Business School
 

No Shopping in the U.S. Mortgage Market: Direct and Strategic Effects of Providing Information
By Alexei Alexandrov; Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Sergei Koulayev; Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
   presented by: Sergei Koulayev, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
   Discussant:   Mark Egan, University of Minnesota Carlson School o
 

Uniform vs differential pricing in the lodging industry during the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil
By Marco Alderighi; Universita' della Valle d'Aosta
Gianni De Fraja; University of Nottingham & University of
Claudio Piga; Keele University, UK
   presented by: Claudio Piga, Keele University, UK
   Discussant:   George Deltas, University of Illinois
 

Brokers vs Retail Investors: Conflicting Interests and Dominated Products
By Mark Egan; University of Minnesota Carlson School o
   presented by: Mark Egan, University of Minnesota Carlson School o
   Discussant:   Adam Copeland, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
 

Increasing eCommerce Margins by Hiding Discounts
By Donald Ngwe; Harvard Business School
   presented by: Donald Ngwe, Harvard Business School
   Discussant:   Rong Luo, University of Georgia
 
Session ID 70: Pollution Regulation
April 17, 2016 8:00 to 10:00
Pearl 308
 
Session Chair: Stanley Reynolds, University of Arizona
 

Technological Choice in Response to Environmental Regulation: Electricity Markets and the Clean Power Plan
By Jose Miguel Abito; Wharton School, University of Pennsylvan
Christopher Knittel; MIT
Konstantinos Metaxoglou; Carleton University
Andre Trindade; Getulio Vargas Foundation
   presented by: Andre Trindade, Getulio Vargas Foundation
   Discussant:   Isis Durrmeyer, U Mannheim
 

The Long Run Impact of Environmental Policies on Wholesale Electricity Markets: A Dynamic Competitive Analysis
By Joseph Cullen; Washington University in St. Louis
Stanley Reynolds; University of Arizona
   presented by: Stanley Reynolds, University of Arizona
   Discussant:   Woo Hyung Hong, Korea Institute of Public Finance
 

The Environmental Consequences of Economic Regulation: Coal Procurement at U.S. Power Plants
By Akshaya Jha; Carnegie Mellon University
   presented by: Akshaya Jha, Carnegie Mellon University
   Discussant:   Ron Chan, University of Manchester
 
Session ID 10: Theory of the Firm:Contracting
April 17, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
Ghall 027
 
Session Chair: Chenhang Zeng, RCGEB, Shandong University
 

Optimal Loyalty-Based Management
By Dongsoo Shin; Santa Clara U
   presented by: Dongsoo Shin, Santa Clara U
   Discussant:   Evangelia Chalioti, Yale University
 

Team-based compensation contracts and career concerns
By Evangelia Chalioti; Yale University
   presented by: Evangelia Chalioti, Yale University
   Discussant:   Dongsoo Shin, Santa Clara U
 

Optimal Defensive Patent Insurance Contracts
By Jorge Lemus; University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
John Turner; University of Georgia
Emil Temnyalov; University of Technology Sydney
   presented by: Jorge Lemus, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
   Discussant:   Irina Baye, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics
 
Session ID 14: Information--Empirical Studies
April 17, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
Pearl 302
 
Session Chair: Bernhard Ganglmair, U Texas at Dallas
 

Avoiding the Bitter Taste of Lemons:Relating Quality Ratings to Lifetime Breakdown Costs
By Nikita Koptyug; Research Institute of Industrial Organization
   presented by: Nikita Koptyug, Research Institute of Industrial Organization
   Discussant:   Tiago Pires, U North Carolina
 

Consumer Experience and the Value of Search in the Online Textbook Market
By Forrest Spence; University of Notre Dame
   presented by: Forrest Spence, University of Notre Dame
   Discussant:   Dainis Zegners, LMU Munich
 

Fare Structure and Seller Fraud in Credence Goods Markets: An Empirical Analysis of NYC Taxi Rides
By Yiyi Zhou; Stony Brook University
Ting Liu; Stony Brook University
Estefania Vergara Cobos; Stony Brook University
   presented by: Yiyi Zhou, Stony Brook University
   Discussant:   Bernhard Ganglmair, U Texas at Dallas
 

Voluntary Disclosure of Product Information: The Case of E-book Samples
By Dainis Zegners; LMU Munich
   presented by: Dainis Zegners, LMU Munich
   Discussant:   Forrest Spence, University of Notre Dame
 
Session ID 24: Competitive Effects of Ownership Change
April 17, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
Ghall 208
 
Session Chair: Ralph Sonenshine, American University
 

Upward Pricing Pressure as a Predictor of Merger Price Effects
By Marc Remer; Swarthmore College
Nathan Miller; Georgetown University
Conor Ryan; University of Minnesota
Gloria Sheu; US Department of Justice
   presented by: Marc Remer, Swarthmore College
   Discussant:   Lesley Chiou, Occidental College
 

Evaluating the Impact of Partial Divestitures when Vertical Relations are Important
By Pedro Pereira; Autoridade da Concorrência
Tiago Ribeiro; Indera - Estudos Económicos, Lda
   presented by: Pedro Pereira, Autoridade da Concorrência
   Discussant:   Marius Schwartz, Georgetown University
 

Identification and Estimation of Intra-Firm and Industry Competition via Ownership Change
By Christian Michel; Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona GSE
   presented by: Christian Michel, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona GSE
   Discussant:   Marc Remer, Swarthmore College
 

Churn vs. Diversion in Antitrust: An Illustrative Model
By Yongmin Chen; University of Colorado at Boulder
Marius Schwartz; Georgetown University
   presented by: Marius Schwartz, Georgetown University
   Discussant:   Danial Asmat, Department of Justice
 
Session ID 26: R&D Races, Cooperation and Vertical Arrangements
April 17, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
Ghall 209
 
Session Chair: Unnikrishnan Pillai, SUNY Albany
 

Racing (or Cooperating) with Nonprofits
By Rune Stenbacka; Hanken School of Economics
Mihkel Tombak; U Toronto
   presented by: Mihkel Tombak, U Toronto
   Discussant:   Gamal Atallah, University of Ottawa
 

Cooperative and Noncooperative R&D in Duopoly with Spillovers and Upstream Input Providers
By Linfeng Chen; The University of Hong Kong
Zijun Luo; Sam Houston State University
Rong Zhu; Flinders University
   presented by: Zijun Luo, Sam Houston State University
   Discussant:   Mihkel Tombak, U Toronto
 

Vertical Specialization and R&D Opportunities
By Unnikrishnan Pillai; SUNY Albany
   presented by: Unnikrishnan Pillai, SUNY Albany
   Discussant:   Zijun Luo, Sam Houston State University
 

Subsidizing Innovation and Production
By Gamal Atallah; University of Ottawa
   presented by: Gamal Atallah, University of Ottawa
   Discussant:   Unnikrishnan Pillai, SUNY Albany
 
Session ID 32: Innovation and Product Development
April 17, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
Ghall 409
 
Session Chair: Sofronis Clerides, University of Cyprus
 

Competition & innovation with selective exit: an inverted-U relationship?
By Pilar Beneito; Universidad de Valencia and ERICES.
Maria Engracia Rochina-Barrachina; University of Valencia and ERICES
Amparo Sanchis-Llopis; University of Valencia and ERICES
   presented by: Amparo Sanchis-Llopis, University of Valencia and ERICES
   Discussant:   Brendan Cunningham, U. S. Naval Academy
 

Multivariety Product Design and a Revisited Coase Conjecture
By Francesco Nava; London School of Economics
Pasquale Schiraldi; Lodon School of Economics
   presented by: Pasquale Schiraldi, Lodon School of Economics
   Discussant:   Özlem Bedre-Defolie, European School of Management and Technology
 

Testing for Endogenous Sunk Costs in the Retail Industry
By Hernan Roman; Universidad Andres Bello
   presented by: Hernan Roman, Universidad Andres Bello
   Discussant:   Emek Basker, U.S. Census Bureau
 

Product Differentiation with Multiple Qualities
By Francesca Barigozzi; University of Bologna
Ching-to Albert Ma; Boston University
   presented by: Ching-to Albert Ma, Boston University
   Discussant:   Sofronis Clerides, University of Cyprus
 
Session ID 50: Empirical Studies of Auction Markets
April 17, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
Ghall 406
 
Session Chair: Georgia Kosmopoulou, University of Oklahoma and National Science Foundation
 

Project Modifications and Bidding in Highway Procurement Auctions
By Dakshina De Silva; Lancaster University
Timothy Dunne; Federal Reserve Bank Of Atlanta
Georgia Kosmopoulou; University of Oklahoma and National Science Foundation
Carlos Lamarche; University of Kentucky
   presented by: Dakshina De Silva, Lancaster University
   Discussant:   Sofia Moroni, University of Pittsburgh
 

Sniping in proxy auctions with deadlines
By Adam Kapor; Princeton University
Sofia Moroni; University of Pittsburgh
   presented by: Sofia Moroni, University of Pittsburgh
   Discussant:   Christoph Bauner, Cornerstone Research
 

Inferring Ascending Auction Participation from Observed Bidders
By Brennan Platt; Brigham Young University
   presented by: Brennan Platt, Brigham Young University
   Discussant:   Joseph Kuehn, CSU East Bay
 
Session ID 51: Estimation and Inference in Online Markets. Sponsored by Facebook
April 17, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
Ghall 408
 
Session Chair: Jeffrey Prince, Kelley School of Business, Indiana Unive
 

For Whom to Tweet? A Study of a Large-Scale Social Network
By Zaiyan Wei; Purdue University
Mo Xiao; University of Arizona
   presented by: Zaiyan Wei, Purdue University
   Discussant:   Jin Wang, Kansas State University
 

The Empirical Economics of Online Attention
By Andre Boik; University of California (Davis)
Shane Greenstein; Harvard University
Jeffrey Prince; Kelley School of Business, Indiana Unive
   presented by: Jeffrey Prince, Kelley School of Business, Indiana Unive
   Discussant:   Mo Xiao, University of Arizona
 

The Effect of Online Reputation for Local and National Retailers
By Peter Newberry; Pennsylvania State University
Xiaolu Zhou; Penn State
   presented by: Peter Newberry, Pennsylvania State University
   Discussant:   Xiang Hui, The Ohio State University
 

Market Structure with the Entry of Peer-to-Peer Platforms: the Case of Hotels and Airbnb
By Chiara Farronato; Harvard University
Andrey Fradkin; MIT Sloan
   presented by: Chiara Farronato, Harvard University
   Discussant:   Jeffrey Prince, Kelley School of Business, Indiana Unive
 
Session ID 68: Theory of oligopoly pricing
April 17, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
Ghall 109
 
Session Chair: Ronald Peeters, Maastricht University
 

Social Learning and Delay in a Dynamic Model of Price Competition
By Masaki Aoyagi; Osaka University
Manaswini Bhalla; Indian Institute of Management, Bangalor
Hikmet Gunay; University of Manitoba
   presented by: Hikmet Gunay, University of Manitoba
   Discussant:   Marco Haan, U Groningen
 

Consumer Complacency and Grandfather Clauses
By Brady Vaughan; Fontbonne University
Aleksandr Yankelevich; Michigan State University
   presented by: Brady Vaughan, Fontbonne University
   Discussant:   Dmitry Lubensky, Indiana University, Kelley School of Bus
 

On Pure-Strategy Nash Equilibria in Price-Quantity Games
By Iwan Bos; Maastricht U
   presented by: Iwan Bos, Maastricht U
   Discussant:   James Dana, Northeastern University
 

Imitation and price competition in a differentiated market
By Abhimanyu Khan; Cambride INET
Ronald Peeters; Maastricht University
   presented by: Ronald Peeters, Maastricht University
   Discussant:   Brady Vaughan, Fontbonne University
 
Session ID 74: Peer effects, status, and quality
April 17, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
Pearl 307
 
Session Chair: George Deltas, University of Illinois
 

Restaurant Wine Pricing: Restaurant Quality and Wine Lists
By James Dearden; Lehigh University
Chad Meyerhoefer; Lehigh University
   presented by: James Dearden, Lehigh University
   Discussant:   Anna Rita Bennato, Centre for Competition Policy and Oxford Brookes U
 

Measuring Peer Effects in the US Credit Card Market
By Alexei Alexandrov; Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Daniel Grodzicki; The Pennsylvania State University
   presented by: Daniel Grodzicki, The Pennsylvania State University
   Discussant:   James Dearden, Lehigh University
 

Product Offerings and Pricing in a Market with Positional or Status Effects
By George Deltas; University of Illinois
Eleftherios Zacharias; Athens University of Economics and Business
   presented by: George Deltas, University of Illinois
   Discussant:   Daniel Grodzicki, The Pennsylvania State University
 
Session ID 78: Roundtable on Antitrust Issues
April 17, 2016 10:15 to 12:15
Pearl 308
 
Session Chair: Lawrence White, New York University
 

Perspective from the Federal Communications Commission
By Jonathan Levy; Federal Communications Commission
   presented by: Jonathan Levy, Federal Communications Commission
 

Perspective from the Department of Justice
By Nancy Rose; MIT
   presented by: Nancy Rose, MIT
 

Perspective from the Federal Trade Commission
By Ginger Jin; FTC
   presented by: Ginger Jin, FTC
 

Perspective from the Directorate General for Competition
By Thomas Buettner; DG COMP — Directorate-General for Competition
   presented by: Thomas Buettner, DG COMP — Directorate-General for Competition
 

71 sessions, 274 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers
 
Index of Participants

Legend: C=chair, P=Presenter, D=Discussant
#ParticipantRoles in Conference
2Añon Higon, DoloresP27, D9
3Abito, Jose MiguelD43, D21, P20
4Aghadadashli, HamidP31, D30
5Ale Chilet, JorgeP40
6Alexandrov, AlexeiD46
7Alptekinoglu, AydinP64
8Arons, RobertD22
9Aryal, GaurabC17, D17, P17
10Asmat, DanialP20, D24
11Atallah, GamalD26, P26
12Balat, JorgeD46, P37, D29
13Bar, TaliaD25
14Barbosa, KlenioP2, D5
15Basker, EmekD42, P35, D32
16Baughman, GarthC67, D67, P67
17Bauner, ChristophP49, D50
18Baye, IrinaC12, P11, D10
19Bedre-Defolie, ÖzlemD38, C34, P34, D32
20Bennato, Anna RitaP62, D74
21Bertschek, IreneP28, D29
22Blair, RogerD20
23Boampong, RichardP46
24Bokhari, FarasatD61, P58
25Bolt, WilkoP5
26Bos, IwanD66, P68
27Bowblis, JohnP58, D60
28Brancaccio, GiuliaD16, P16
29Bruzikas, TadasP63, D64
30Buettner, ThomasP78
31Butters, AndrewD17, P17
32Chalioti, EvangeliaD10, P10
33Chan, RonP69, D70
34Chandra, AmbarishD42, D15, P15
35Chao, YongD7, P7
36Chiou, LesleyP21, D24
37Christin, ClemenceD31, P30
38Claussen, JörgD36, P34
39Clerides, SofronisP35, C32, D32
40Copeland, AdamC5, P5, D65
41Correa, JuanD28, P28
42Corts, KennethC42, C6, D6, P6
43Cosman, JacobD18, P18
44Cullen, JosephD34, P34
45Cunningham, BrendanP33, D32
46Dai, MianD47, D66, P66
47Dai, DaisyD73, P75
48Dana, JamesC66, P66, D68
49De Groote, OlivierP69, D71
50De Silva, DakshinaC37, D37, P50
51Dearden, JamesP74, D74
52Deltas, GeorgeD65, P74, C74
53Dertwinkel-Kalt, MarkusP23, D21
54Donna, JavierC2, P2, D18
55Duerr, NiklasD18, P18
56Durrmeyer, IsisP71, D70
57Egan, MarkD65, P65
58Entezarkheir, MahdiyehD28
59Escobari, DiegoD66, P66
60Espinosa, MiguelP31, D34
61Falk, MartinD34, P34
62Farronato, ChiaraD53, P51
63Feinberg, RobertC75, D75, P75
64Fioretti, MicheleP46
65Fischer, ChristianD75, P75
66Fleitas, SebastianP44
67Gaggero, AlbertoD66, P66
68Ganglmair, BernhardD11, C14, D14
69Gao, MingP31, D30
70Gaudin, GermainP31, D30
71Genakos, ChristosP2, D19
72George, LisaP77, D19
73Gramstad, Arne RogdeP38
74Greenfield, DanielD22, P22
75Greenstein, ShaneC41, D28, C27, P27
76Gretschko, VitaliD12, P13
77Grieco, PaulD47, D63, C29, P29
78Grodzicki, DanielD74, P74
79Grundl, SerafinP19
80Gu, YiquanP73, D75
81Gunay, HikmetD67, P68
82Guo, YifangP42
83Gutierrez-Navratil, FernandaD2, P19
84Haan, MarcoD43, P67, D68
85Hackmann, MartinD44
86Halaburda, HannaD7, P7
87Hammond, RobertD6, P75
88Han, LihuaP47
89Harrington, JosephC40
90Harrison, TeresaC61, P61, D58
91Hollenbeck, BrettD23, P21
92Hong, Woo HyungC71, P71, D70
93Houde, Jean FrancoisD40, D36, P35
94Houngbonon, Georges VivienP2
95Huang, Ching-ID19, P19
96Huang, YangguangP43
97Hubbard, TimothyD49, P49
98Hui, XiangP47, D51
99Ishihara, MasakazuD62, P62
100Ishihara, AkifumiD57, P57
101Ispano, AlessandroP73, D76
102Israeli, AyeletD55, P55
103Jaumandreu, JordiC28, D28, P29
104Jeitschko, ThomasP57, C7
105Jeon, JihyeP41, D62
106Jha, AkshayaD69, P70
107Jin, GingerP78
108Joo, Hailey HayeonD36, P35
109Joo, JoonhwiP64
110Kang, KaramD41, P37
111Kapor, AdamC49, D49
112Kim, TaehwanP42
113Kim, You SukD77
114Kim, Jong-MinD29
115Kim, MyongjinD17, P17
116Koptyug, NikitaD13, P14
117Kosmopoulou, GeorgiaP37, D48, C50
118Kothari, PriyankaD73, P76
119Koulayev, SergeiD46, P65
120Kovbasyuk, SergeiP13, D11
121Krasnokutskaya, ElenaD37, C48, P48
122Kryukov, YaroslavP33, D35
123Kuehn, JosephP48, D50
124Kulick, RobertP40
125Kummer, MichaelD55
126Kwoka, JohnC45, D18, P18
127Kyle, MargaretD61, P61
128Laine, LiisaP43
129Laitenberger, UlrichD48, P49
130Lambie-Hanson, TimothyP6, D31
131Lampe, RyanC19, D19, P19
132Lan, HaoD62, P63
133Langer, AshleyD45, D69, P69
134Lazarev, JohnC16, D16, P16
135Lømo, TeisP38
136Lee, JonathanP39
137Lemus, JorgeD12, P10
138Levy, JonathanP78
139Lewis, MatthewC69, D69, P71
140Lhost, JonathanP16, D5
141Lin, ShuhengP28, D27
142Lin, JianjingD25, P27
143Liu, TingP12, D13
144Liu, ZexuanP40
145Liu, HaiyanC76, D76, P76
146Liu, QihongD43
147Liu, MengD37, P37
148Lopez, RicardoD9, P9
149Lu, AnnaD64
150Lubensky, DmitryC73, P73, D68
151Luco, FernandoP48, D49
152Luengo, AndresD33, P36
153Luo, ZijunD26, P26
154Luo, YaoD17, P17
155Luo, RongP63, D65
156Luppino, MarcD72
157Ma, Ching-to AlbertD34, P32
158MacKay, AlexanderP45
159Majumdar, SumitD20, P22
160Malone, JacobD53, P53
161Marion, JustinD37, P48
162Mariotto, CarlottaD57, P57
163Mariuzzo, FrancoP53, D55
164Marshall, GuillermoD41, P25
165Martin, SteveP43
166Marvao, CatarinaP23, D22
167McManus, BrianD47, C53, P53
168Medina, PamelaP47
169Melo, EmersonC57, D57, P54
170Mercadal, IgnaciaP45, D2
171Michel, ChristianD21, P24
172Miklos-Thal, JeanineC31, D31, P30
173Miller, DanielD44, P58, D60
174Miller, RichardD25, P25
175Miller, NathanC18, D18, P18
176Miller, KeatonP77
177Milliou, ChrysovalantouD31
178Molnar, AlejandroD2, P18
179Montero, Juan-PabloP23, D20
180Moroni, SofiaD50, P50
181Murry, CharlesD45, D15, P15, D66, P66
182Nava, FrancescoD36
183Newberry, PeterD41, C64, D64, P51
184Ng, TravisP23, D21
185Ngwe, DonaldD72, C65, P65
186Niedermayer, AndrasD38, P62
187O'Brien, DanielP72, D7
188Onishi, KenD6, P30
189Osinski, DavidD23, C22, P22
190Ozcan, YasinC25, P25, D27
191Pappalardo, JanisC72
192Parakhonyak, AlexeiD54, P54
193Parra, AlvaroP21, D22
194Peeters, RonaldC68, P68
195Pehlivan, AyseD48, P29
196Penard, ThierryD53, C55, P55
197Pereira, PedroD77, P24
198Peters, BettinaP28, D29
199Peukert, ChristianP55
200Pierce, JustinP64
201Piga, ClaudioD72, P65
202Pillai, UnnikrishnanC26, D26, P26
203Pires, TiagoP11, D14
204Platt, BrennanD49, P50
205Podwol, JosephC77
206Pozzi, AndreaP36, C35, D35
207Prager, ElenaP44
208Prince, JeffreyD40, C51, D51, P51
209Qirjo, DhimitriD71, P71
210Raina, SahilC15, D15, P15
211Rasch, AlexanderD23, P20
212Raskovich, AlexanderD23, P77
213Rauh, MichaelD6, P6
214Raval, DeveshP72, D58, P60
215Reimers, ImkeD64
216Remer, MarcD24, P24
217Renault, RégisD38, D54, P54
218Resende, JoanaD67, P67
219Reynolds, StanleyD69, C70, P70
220Rice, BradC58
221Rickert, DennisC62, D62, P62
222Ridley, DavidD61, P58
223Roberts, MarkC47, D77
224Rogers, RobertC23
225Roman, HernanD35, P32
226Rosch, StephanieP6, D76
227Rose, NancyP78
228Rossini, GianpaoloD16, P5
229Rowe, BrianD72
230Ruiz-Aliseda, FranciscoP57, D7
231Rysman, MarcD20
232Samano, MarioD5, P22
233Sanchis, JuanP9
234Sanchis-Llopis, AmparoC33, D33, P32
235Sandonis, JoelC30, D30, P30
236Sæthre, MortenD15, P15
237Schinkel, Maarten PieterD23, P20
238Schiraldi, PasqualeC63, D63, P63, P32
239Schober, DominikD63, P64
240Schwartz, MariusD24, P24
241Seim, KatjaC46, D73
242Seitz, ShannonD58
243Sengupta, AditiP69, D71
244Serfes, KonstantinosD39, C13, P13
245Sfekas, AndrewD61, P60
246Shiller, BenjaminP72, D63
247Shin, DongsooD10, P10
248Sinkinson, MichaelD45
249Skiti, TediP41
250Snyder, ChristopherC39, D77, P11
251Soetevent, AdriaanD73, P73
252Sonenshine, RalphC24
253Song, YanP46
254Sorek, GiladP61, D60
255Spence, ForrestD14, P14
256Spiegel, YossiD39, C20, P20, D11
257Stahl, JessicaD5, P5
258Stenbacka, RuneD5, P5
259Tamayo, JorgeP38
260Tan, KerryD16, P16
261Tebaldi, PietroP44
262Thomas, CharlesC21, P21, D20
263Tombak, MihkelC43, D26, P26
264Toole, AndrewD25, P25
265Town, RobertC44
266Tregouet, ThomasP7, C54, D54
267Tremblay, MarkP7, D54, C11
268Trindade, AndreD71, P70
269Tsuruoka, MasanoriD48, P49
270Tuchman, AnnaP72
271Turati, GilbertoP61, C60, D60
272Vannoni, DavideP29, D27
273Vaughan, BradyD68, P68
274Viard, V.C36, P36, D34
275Virag, GaborP12
276Vohra, RakeshC38
277Waibel, ChristianP61, D58
278Wang, WencheP23
279Wang, JinP53, D51
280Wang, ChengsiD54, P54
281Warusawitharana, MissakaD33, P33
282Wei, ZaiyanD53, P51
283Weiergraeber, StefanD2, P34
284Weinberg, MatthewD40
285Weiss, PiaD75, P76
286Whaley, ChristopherP42, P60
287Whinston, MichaelP77
288White, LawrenceP11, C78
289White, ThomasD33, P33
290Wildenbeest, MatthijsD42, D67, P67
291Williams, JonathanD44, D16, P16
292Wilson, KyleP41
293Xiao, MoD51
294Yasar, MahmutC9, D9, P9
295Yin, HengD27
296Yin, NinaD61, P60
297Yontcheva, BilianaP36, D35
298Yoshimoto, HisayukiP55, D55
299Yuan, ZheP45
300Zegners, DainisD14, P14
301Zeng, ChenhangC10
302Zhao, ChangP39
303Zhou, Yichen ChristyP39, P27
304Zhou, WenD57, P54
305Zhou, YiyiD39, D11, P14

 

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