2019 International Industrial Organization Conference

Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts

 
April 5, 2019
 
TimeLocationEvent
 
17:00 to 18:30see below Rising Star Sessions, 3rd floor Renaissance
 
 
18:30 to 21:00Atlantic Ballroom, 3rd floor FRIDAY EVENING RECEPTION, Renaissance Hotel
 
 
 
April 6, 2019
 
TimeLocationEvent
 
08:00 to 10:00see below Session Block A, 3rd and 4th floor Renaissance
 
 
10:15 to 12:15see below Session Block B, 3rd and 4th floor Renaissance
 
 
12:20 to 14:15Pacific Grand Ballroom KEYNOTE LUNCH with Glenn Ellison
 
 
14:30 to 16:30see below Session Block C, 3rd and 4th floor Renaissance
 
 
16:45 to 18:153rd floor Renaissance PLENARY SESSIONS Session Block D
 
 
18:30 to 20:30Harborview Ballroom at Seaport Hotel SATURDAY EVENING RECEPTION, Harborview Ballroom at Seaport Hotel
 
 
 
April 7, 2019
 
TimeLocationEvent
 
08:00 to 10:00see below Session Block E, 3rd and 4th floor Renaissance
 
 
10:15 to 12:15see below Session Block F, 3rd and 4th floor Renaissance
 
 

 

Program Notes and Index of Sessions

Rising Star Sessions
Locations: listed below
April 5, 2019 17:00 to 18:30
 
Rising Stars: Adverse Selection in Healthcare Markets, Aegean Room, 3rd floor
Rising Stars: Market Structure in Healthcare Markets, Caspian Room, 3rd floor
Rising Stars: Auctions, Mediterranean Room, 3rd floor
Rising Stars: Competition in Two-sided Markets, Georges Room, 4th floor
Rising Stars: Ratings and Reviews, Spectacle Room, 4th floor
Rising Stars: Quality and Ratings in Health and Housing Markets, Thompson Room, 4th floor
Rising Stars: IO and International Trade: Evidence from China, Pacific B, 3rd floor
Rising Stars: Antitrust Economics, Brewster Room, 4th floor
Rising Stars: Innovation and Competition, Pacific A, 3rd floor
Rising Stars: Estimation of Competition Models, Pacific C, 3rd floor

FRIDAY EVENING RECEPTION
Location: Renaissance Hotel
April 5, 2019 18:30 to 21:00
 
Atlantic Ballroom, 3rd floor

Session Block A
Locations: listed below
April 6, 2019 08:00 to 10:00
 
Banking, Caspian Room, 3rd floor
Innovation and the Environment, Aegean Room, 3rd floor
Strategic Pricing, Mediterranean Room, 3rd floor
The Organization of Innovation and Information, Brewster Room, 4th floor
Search and Learning, Atlantic 2, 3rd floor
Vertical Market Structure Issues in Platform Markets, Spectacle Room, 4th floor
Health Insurance Market Design, Thompson Room, 4th floor
Effects of entry or entry threat on incumbents, Pacific A, 3rd floor
Public policy, Innovation and Productivity, Pacific B, 3rd floor
Science and Knowledge Diffusion, Atlantic 1, 3rd floor
Information in Auctions, Atlantic 3, 3rd floor
Reputation and Reviews, Pacific C, 3rd floor
Environmental I, Georges Room, 4th floor

Session Block B
Locations: listed below
April 6, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
 
Welfare Effects of Non-Competitive Market Structures, Caspian Room, 3rd floor
Pricing and Product Diversity, Aegean Room, 3rd floor
Information Transmission, Mediterranean Room, 3rd floor
Incentives: Theory and Evidence, Brewster Room, 4th floor
Marketing and Consumer Targeting, Georges Room, 4th floor
Non-tariff Barriers and Impediments to Trade, Spectacle Room, 4th floor
Effects of entry on quality, product variety and R&D, Thompson Room, 4th floor
Production function, Productivity and Markups, Pacific A, 3rd floor
Evaluating Importance of Some Auction Features, Pacific B, 3rd floor
Payment Systems and Two-Sided Markets, Atlantic 2, 3rd floor
Antitrust and Consumer Protection Policy, Atlantic 3, 3rd floor
Patents, Pacific C, 3rd floor
Welfare Effects of Collusion: Theory - NERA Sponsored Session, Atlantic 1, 3rd floor

Session Block C
Locations: listed below
April 6, 2019 14:30 to 16:30
 
Regulated Markets I, Caspian Room, 3rd floor
Antitrust Issues in Healthcare: Analysis Group Sponsored Session, Atlantic 3, 3rd floor
New Empirical Methods I, Aegean Room, 3rd floor
Product Attributes and Quality, Mediterranean Room, 3rd floor
Vertical Relationships: Theory, Brewster Room, 4th floor
Price Discrimination and Competition, Pacific A, 3rd floor
Issues in Online Platform Markets, Georges Room, 4th floor
Quality Information and Competition in Health Care, Pacific B, 3rd floor
Growth and Misallocation, Thompson Room, 4th floor
The Economics of Artificial Intelligence: Microsoft Sponsored Session, Atlantic 2 and 3, 3rd floor
Media Markets, Pacific C, 3rd floor
Merger Evaluations, Spectacle Room, 4th floor

PLENARY SESSIONS Session Block D
Location: 3rd floor Renaissance
April 6, 2019 16:45 to 18:15
 
Competition and Policy in Health Markets - sponsored by Matrix Economics, Atlantic 1, 3rd floor
Global Trends in Market Structure, Productivity and Market Power, Atlantic 2 and 3, 3rd floor

Session Block E
Locations: listed below
April 7, 2019 08:00 to 10:00
 
Utilities, Caspian Room, 3rd floor
Regulated Markets II, Aegean Room, 3rd floor
Antitrust Issues: Theory, Mediterranean Room, 3rd floor
Pricing and Product Diversity 2, Brewster Room, 4th floor
Search Dynamics, Pacific A, 3rd floor
Vertical Relationships: Evidence, Georges Room, 4th floor
International Supply Chains and Joint Ventures, Pacific B, 3rd floor
Reputation design, management and its impact, Pacific C, 3rd floor
R&D Markets and Networks , Atlantic 2, 3rd floor
Market Design Issues and Identification, Thompson Room, 4th floor
Competition and Networks, Atlantic 3, 3rd floor
Vertical Relationships and High-Tech Markets: Compass-Lexecon Sponsored Session, Atlantic 1, 3rd floor
Theoretical and Empirical Aspects of Nonlinear Pricing, Exclusive Territories an..., Spectacle Room, 4th floor

Session Block F
Locations: listed below
April 7, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
 
Environmental II, Caspian Room, 3rd floor
Empirical Analysis of Collusion, Aegean Room, 3rd floor
Retail Competition and its Implications in Food Markets, Mediterranean Room, 3rd floor
Horizontal Relationships, Brewster Room, 4th floor
Effects of Price Discrimination, Pacific A, 3rd floor
Variety, Quality, and Pricing in Online Markets, Georges Room, 4th floor
Product Demand in International Markets, Pacific B, 3rd floor
Demand, Pricing, and Welfare in Health Care Markets, Atlantic 1, 3rd floor
Learning and Judging, Atlantic 2, 3rd floor
New Empirical Methods II, Thompson Room, 4th floor
Theoretical and Empirical Aspects of Price Discrimination and Bargaining in Vert..., Atlantic 3, 3rd floor
Collusion Facilitators, Pacific C, 3rd floor
R&D Collaboration and Coordination, Spectacle Room, 4th floor

 

Summary of All Sessions

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Session
ID code
Date/TimeLocationTitlePapers
58April 5, 2019
17:00-18:30
Aegean Room, 3rd floor Rising Stars: Adverse Selection in Healthcare Markets3
59April 5, 2019
17:00-18:30
Caspian Room, 3rd floor Rising Stars: Market Structure in Healthcare Markets3
60April 5, 2019
17:00-18:30
Mediterranean Room, 3rd floor Rising Stars: Auctions3
61April 5, 2019
17:00-18:30
Georges Room, 4th floor Rising Stars: Competition in Two-sided Markets3
62April 5, 2019
17:00-18:30
Spectacle Room, 4th floor Rising Stars: Ratings and Reviews3
63April 5, 2019
17:00-18:30
Thompson Room, 4th floor Rising Stars: Quality and Ratings in Health and Housing Markets3
64April 5, 2019
17:00-18:30
Pacific B, 3rd floor Rising Stars: IO and International Trade: Evidence from China3
65April 5, 2019
17:00-18:30
Brewster Room, 4th floor Rising Stars: Antitrust Economics3
66April 5, 2019
17:00-18:30
Pacific A, 3rd floor Rising Stars: Innovation and Competition3
67April 5, 2019
17:00-18:30
Pacific C, 3rd floor Rising Stars: Estimation of Competition Models3
44April 6, 2019
8:00-10:00
Caspian Room, 3rd floor Banking4
6April 6, 2019
8:00-10:00
Aegean Room, 3rd floor Innovation and the Environment4
7April 6, 2019
8:00-10:00
Mediterranean Room, 3rd floor Strategic Pricing4
11April 6, 2019
8:00-10:00
Brewster Room, 4th floor The Organization of Innovation and Information4
18April 6, 2019
8:00-10:00
Atlantic 2, 3rd floor Search and Learning4
20April 6, 2019
8:00-10:00
Spectacle Room, 4th floor Vertical Market Structure Issues in Platform Markets4
29April 6, 2019
8:00-10:00
Thompson Room, 4th floor Health Insurance Market Design4
31April 6, 2019
8:00-10:00
Pacific A, 3rd floor Effects of entry or entry threat on incumbents4
50April 6, 2019
8:00-10:00
Pacific B, 3rd floor Public policy, Innovation and Productivity4
56April 6, 2019
8:00-10:00
Atlantic 1, 3rd floor Science and Knowledge Diffusion4
68April 6, 2019
8:00-10:00
Atlantic 3, 3rd floor Information in Auctions4
71April 6, 2019
8:00-10:00
Pacific C, 3rd floor Reputation and Reviews4
46April 6, 2019
8:00-10:00
Georges Room, 4th floor Environmental I4
43April 6, 2019
10:15-12:15
Caspian Room, 3rd floor Welfare Effects of Non-Competitive Market Structures4
3April 6, 2019
10:15-12:15
Aegean Room, 3rd floor Pricing and Product Diversity4
10April 6, 2019
10:15-12:15
Mediterranean Room, 3rd floor Information Transmission4
12April 6, 2019
10:15-12:15
Brewster Room, 4th floor Incentives: Theory and Evidence3
17April 6, 2019
10:15-12:15
Georges Room, 4th floor Marketing and Consumer Targeting3
27April 6, 2019
10:15-12:15
Spectacle Room, 4th floor Non-tariff Barriers and Impediments to Trade5
32April 6, 2019
10:15-12:15
Thompson Room, 4th floor Effects of entry on quality, product variety and R&D4
51April 6, 2019
10:15-12:15
Pacific A, 3rd floor Production function, Productivity and Markups4
69April 6, 2019
10:15-12:15
Pacific B, 3rd floor Evaluating Importance of Some Auction Features4
72April 6, 2019
10:15-12:15
Atlantic 2, 3rd floor Payment Systems and Two-Sided Markets4
36April 6, 2019
10:15-12:15
Atlantic 3, 3rd floor Antitrust and Consumer Protection Policy4
54April 6, 2019
10:15-12:15
Pacific C, 3rd floor Patents4
39April 6, 2019
10:15-12:15
Atlantic 1, 3rd floor Welfare Effects of Collusion: Theory - NERA Sponsored Session4
48April 6, 2019
14:30-16:30
Caspian Room, 3rd floor Regulated Markets I4
40April 6, 2019
14:30-16:30
Atlantic 3, 3rd floor Antitrust Issues in Healthcare: Analysis Group Sponsored Session4
4April 6, 2019
14:30-16:30
Aegean Room, 3rd floor New Empirical Methods I4
9April 6, 2019
14:30-16:30
Mediterranean Room, 3rd floor Product Attributes and Quality5
13April 6, 2019
14:30-16:30
Brewster Room, 4th floor Vertical Relationships: Theory4
16April 6, 2019
14:30-16:30
Pacific A, 3rd floor Price Discrimination and Competition4
22April 6, 2019
14:30-16:30
Georges Room, 4th floor Issues in Online Platform Markets4
30April 6, 2019
14:30-16:30
Pacific B, 3rd floor Quality Information and Competition in Health Care4
52April 6, 2019
14:30-16:30
Thompson Room, 4th floor Growth and Misallocation4
75April 6, 2019
14:30-16:30
Atlantic 2 and 3, 3rd floor The Economics of Artificial Intelligence: Microsoft Sponsored Session4
78April 6, 2019
14:30-16:30
Pacific C, 3rd floor Media Markets4
79April 6, 2019
14:30-16:30
Spectacle Room, 4th floor Merger Evaluations5
80April 6, 2019
16:45-18:15
Atlantic 1, 3rd floor Competition and Policy in Health Markets - sponsored by Matrix Economics0
82April 6, 2019
16:45-18:15
Atlantic 2 and 3, 3rd floor Global Trends in Market Structure, Productivity and Market Power0
45April 7, 2019
8:00-10:00
Caspian Room, 3rd floor Utilities4
49April 7, 2019
8:00-10:00
Aegean Room, 3rd floor Regulated Markets II4
38April 7, 2019
8:00-10:00
Mediterranean Room, 3rd floor Antitrust Issues: Theory3
5April 7, 2019
8:00-10:00
Brewster Room, 4th floor Pricing and Product Diversity 24
8April 7, 2019
8:00-10:00
Pacific A, 3rd floor Search Dynamics4
14April 7, 2019
8:00-10:00
Georges Room, 4th floor Vertical Relationships: Evidence4
25April 7, 2019
8:00-10:00
Pacific B, 3rd floor International Supply Chains and Joint Ventures4
33April 7, 2019
8:00-10:00
Pacific C, 3rd floor Reputation design, management and its impact4
53April 7, 2019
8:00-10:00
Atlantic 2, 3rd floor R&D Markets and Networks 3
70April 7, 2019
8:00-10:00
Thompson Room, 4th floor Market Design Issues and Identification4
74April 7, 2019
8:00-10:00
Atlantic 3, 3rd floor Competition and Networks4
76April 7, 2019
8:00-10:00
Atlantic 1, 3rd floor Vertical Relationships and High-Tech Markets: Compass-Lexecon Sponsored Session4
35April 7, 2019
8:00-10:00
Spectacle Room, 4th floor Theoretical and Empirical Aspects of Nonlinear Pricing, Exclusive Territories and Mergers in Vertical Markets3
47April 7, 2019
10:15-12:15
Caspian Room, 3rd floor Environmental II4
42April 7, 2019
10:15-12:15
Aegean Room, 3rd floor Empirical Analysis of Collusion4
2April 7, 2019
10:15-12:15
Mediterranean Room, 3rd floor Retail Competition and its Implications in Food Markets4
15April 7, 2019
10:15-12:15
Brewster Room, 4th floor Horizontal Relationships5
19April 7, 2019
10:15-12:15
Pacific A, 3rd floor Effects of Price Discrimination4
21April 7, 2019
10:15-12:15
Georges Room, 4th floor Variety, Quality, and Pricing in Online Markets4
24April 7, 2019
10:15-12:15
Pacific B, 3rd floor Product Demand in International Markets4
28April 7, 2019
10:15-12:15
Atlantic 1, 3rd floor Demand, Pricing, and Welfare in Health Care Markets4
57April 7, 2019
10:15-12:15
Atlantic 2, 3rd floor Learning and Judging4
77April 7, 2019
10:15-12:15
Thompson Room, 4th floor New Empirical Methods II4
34April 7, 2019
10:15-12:15
Atlantic 3, 3rd floor Theoretical and Empirical Aspects of Price Discrimination and Bargaining in Vertical Markets3
37April 7, 2019
10:15-12:15
Pacific C, 3rd floor Collusion Facilitators4
55April 7, 2019
10:15-12:15
Spectacle Room, 4th floor R&D Collaboration and Coordination4
 

76 sessions, 284 papers, and 4 presentations with no associated papers


 

2019 International Industrial Organization Conference

Detailed List of Sessions

 
Session ID 58: Rising Stars: Adverse Selection in Healthcare Markets
April 5, 2019 17:00 to 18:30
Aegean Room, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Francine Lafontaine, University of Michigan
 

Market Structure in the Presence of Adverse Selection
By Conor Ryan
   presented by: Conor Ryan,
   Discussant:   Seth Richards-Shubik, Lehigh University
 

Adverse Selection, Plan Diversity, and Welfare : Evidence from Medicare Advantage
By Jaemin So
   presented by: Jaemin So,
   Discussant:   Devesh Raval, Federal Trade Commission
 

Adverse Selection and Switching Costs in Health Insurance Marketplaces: Using Nudges to Fight the Death Spiral
By Krisztina Horvath; Boston College
   presented by: Krisztina Horvath, Boston College
   Discussant:   Nathan Wilson, Federal Trade Commission
 
Session ID 59: Rising Stars: Market Structure in Healthcare Markets
April 5, 2019 17:00 to 18:30
Caspian Room, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Mark Roberts, Pennsylvania State University
 

Participation and Performance in Accountable Care Organizations
By Kole Reddig; Carnegie Mellon University
   presented by: Kole Reddig, Carnegie Mellon University
   Discussant:   Ching-to Albert Ma, Boston University
 

Health Care Provider Entry and Quality Competition under Regulated Payments and Inaccurate Quality Perceptions
By Liisa Laine; University of Pennsylvania
   presented by: Liisa Laine, University of Pennsylvania
   Discussant:   John Kwoka, Northeastern University
 

The Determinants of Physicians’ Location Choice: Understanding the Rural Shortage
By Elena Falcettoni; University of Minnesota/Minneapolis Fed
   presented by: Elena Falcettoni, University of Minnesota/Minneapolis Fed
   Discussant:   Mark Roberts, Pennsylvania State University
 
Session ID 60: Rising Stars: Auctions
April 5, 2019 17:00 to 18:30
Mediterranean Room, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Kenneth Hendricks, University of Wisconsin Madison
 

Mechanism Choice in Scoring Auctions
By Pavel Andreyanov; UCLA
   presented by: Pavel Andreyanov, UCLA
   Discussant:   Jorge Balat, University of Texas, Austin
 

Bidding for Firms: Subsidy Competition in the U.S.
By Cailin Slattery; University of Virginia
   presented by: Cailin Slattery, University of Virginia
   Discussant:   Lorenzo Magnolfi, University of Wisconsin-Madison
 

Testing Information Asymmetry from the Agent's Behavior--An Empirical Analysis of Chinese Justice Auction
By Guoxuan Ma; The Pennsylvania State University
   presented by: Guoxuan Ma, The Pennsylvania State University
   Discussant:   Kenneth Hendricks, University of Wisconsin Madison
 
Session ID 61: Rising Stars: Competition in Two-sided Markets
April 5, 2019 17:00 to 18:30
Georges Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Maryam Saeedi, Carnegie Mellon University
 

Divide and conquer in two-sided markets: a potential-game approach
By Lester Chan; Boston University
   presented by: Lester Chan, Boston University
   Discussant:   Roberto Burguet, University of Central Florida
 

How Does Competition Affect Reputation Concerns? Theory and Evidence from Airbnb
By Michelangelo Rossi; Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
   presented by: Michelangelo Rossi, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
   Discussant:   Maryam Saeedi, Carnegie Mellon University
 

Dynamic Pricing in a Decentralized Platform: The Case of Airbnb
By Farhod Olimov; Pennsylvania State University
   presented by: Farhod Olimov, Pennsylvania State University
   Discussant:   Nicholas Buchholz, Princeton University
 
Session ID 62: Rising Stars: Ratings and Reviews
April 5, 2019 17:00 to 18:30
Spectacle Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Emily Williams, Harvard Business School
 

Who Benefits From Child Care Ratings? Evidence From Minnesota's ParentAware Program
By Jonathan Borowsky; University of Minnesota
   presented by: Jonathan Borowsky, University of Minnesota
   Discussant:   Marc Rysman, Boston University
 

The impact of online reputation on ethnic discrimination
By Emil Palikot; Toulouse School of Economics
   presented by: Emil Palikot, Toulouse School of Economics
   Discussant:   Sarit Markovich, Northwestern University
 

Advertising under Learning from Reviews
By Naibin Chen; The Pennsylvania State University
   presented by: Naibin Chen, The Pennsylvania State University
   Discussant:   Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College
 
Session ID 63: Rising Stars: Quality and Ratings in Health and Housing Markets
April 5, 2019 17:00 to 18:30
Thompson Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Chiara Farronato, Harvard University
 

Switching Costs, Quality Misconceptions and Behavioral Pricing in the Pharmaceutical Market
By Aljoscha Janssen; Stockholm School of Economics
   presented by: Aljoscha Janssen, Stockholm School of Economics
   Discussant:   Matthew Grennan, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton Scho
 

Quality, quality payments, and risk selection in private Medicare
By Michele Fioretti; University of Southern California
Hongming Wang; University of Southern California
   presented by: Michele Fioretti, University of Southern California
   Discussant:   Zach Brown, University of Michigan
 

An Informed Agent's Advice: Theory and Evidence
By Sanghoon Kim; Boston University
   presented by: Sanghoon Kim, Boston University
   Discussant:   Chiara Farronato, Harvard University
 
Session ID 64: Rising Stars: IO and International Trade: Evidence from China
April 5, 2019 17:00 to 18:30
Pacific B, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Giulia Brancaccio, Cornell University
 

Your (Country's) Reputation Precedes You: Information Asymmetry, Externalities and the Quality of Exports
By Yingyan Zhao; Penn State University
   presented by: Yingyan Zhao, Penn State University
   Discussant:   Jie Bai, Harvard University
 

Regulatory Distortions and Capacity Investment: The Case of China’s Coal Power Industry
By Tom Eisenberg; Cornell University
   presented by: Tom Eisenberg, Cornell University
   Discussant:   Alexander MacKay, Harvard Business School
 

Ownership consolidation, buying power and regional inequality: evidence from Chinese tobacco
By Michael Rubens; KU Leuven
   presented by: Michael Rubens, KU Leuven
   Discussant:   Myrto Kalouptsidi, Harvard
 
Session ID 65: Rising Stars: Antitrust Economics
April 5, 2019 17:00 to 18:30
Brewster Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Federico Ciliberto, U Virginia
 

Predatory Capacity Responses to Entry: Evidence from the U.S. Airline Industry
By Yannis Kerkemezos; Erasmus University Rotterdam
   presented by: Yannis Kerkemezos, Erasmus University Rotterdam
   Discussant:   Charles Murry, Boston College
 

Dowstream Competition and Exclusive Dealing
By Franco Esteban Cattaneo; University of Mannheim
   presented by: Franco Esteban Cattaneo, University of Mannheim
   Discussant:   Silke Forbes, Tufts University
 

How Does Competition Affect Innovation? Evidence from U.S. Antitrust Cases
By Hyo Kang; UC Berkeley
   presented by: Hyo Kang, UC Berkeley
   Discussant:   Alon Eizenberg, Hebrew University Jerusalem
 
Session ID 66: Rising Stars: Innovation and Competition
April 5, 2019 17:00 to 18:30
Pacific A, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Jordi Jaumandreu, Boston University
 

Matthew Effect, Research Productivity, and the Dynamic Allocation of NIH Grants
By Yin Jia (Jeff) Qiu; Yale University
   presented by: Yin Jia (Jeff) Qiu, Yale University
   Discussant:   Daniel Bjorkegren, Brown University
 

Creative Destruction? The Effects of E-Commerce on Demand and Productivity for Department Stores
By Flavio Stanchi; Cornell University
   presented by: Flavio Stanchi, Cornell University
   Discussant:   Mathias Reynaert, Toulouse School of Economics
 

Gone with the Wind: Consumer Surplus from Renewable Generation
By Matthew Butner; University of Colorado Boulder
   presented by: Matthew Butner, University of Colorado Boulder
   Discussant:   Matthew Lewis, Clemson University
 
Session ID 67: Rising Stars: Estimation of Competition Models
April 5, 2019 17:00 to 18:30
Pacific C, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Robert Porter, Northwestern University
 

Structural Estimation of Limited Attention on eBay Germany
By Kevin Tran; DIW Berlin
   presented by: Kevin Tran, DIW Berlin
   Discussant:   Imke Reimers, Northeastern University
 

Approximating the Equilibrium Effects of Informed School Choice
By Claudia Allende; Columbia University and Princeton University
   presented by: Claudia Allende, Columbia University and Princeton University
   Discussant:   Aaron Bodoh-Creed, University of California, Berkeley
 

Spatial Competition in the Airline Industry
By Dennis McWeeny; University of Wisconsin-Madison
   presented by: Dennis McWeeny, University of Wisconsin-Madison
   Discussant:   Peter Newberry, Pennsylvania State University
 
Session ID 44: Banking
April 6, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Caspian Room, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: George Deltas, University of Illinois
 

Collateral and Asymmetric Information in Lending Markets
By Vasso Ioannidou; Lancaster University
Nicola Pavanini; Tilburg University
Yushi Peng; University of Zürich
   presented by: Yushi Peng, University of Zürich
   Discussant:   Falk Laser, Technische Universität Darmstadt
 

Agony of Choice - Trading off Stability and Competition in the Banking Markets
By Michael Hellwig; ZEW Mannheim
Falk Laser; Technische Universität Darmstadt
   presented by: Falk Laser, Technische Universität Darmstadt
   Discussant:   Vivek Bhattacharya, Northwestern University
 

Fiduciary Duty and the Market for Financial Advice
By Vivek Bhattacharya; Northwestern University
Gaston Illanes; Northwestern University
Manisha Padi; University of Chicago School of Law
   presented by: Vivek Bhattacharya, Northwestern University
   Discussant:   George Deltas, University of Illinois
 

Not Pricing to the Market: Evidence from the U.S. Mortgage Industry
By George Deltas; University of Illinois
Zening Li; Bates White Economic Consulting
   presented by: Zening Li, Bates White Economic Consulting
   Discussant:   Yushi Peng, University of Zürich
 
Session ID 6: Innovation and the Environment
April 6, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Aegean Room, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Jordi Jaumandreu, Boston University
 

Measuring Long-Run Price Elasticities in Urban Travel Demand
By Javier D. Donna; The Ohio State University
   presented by: Javier D. Donna, The Ohio State University
   Discussant:   C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell, Cornell University
 

Cleaner but volatile energy? The effect of coal plant retirement on market competition in the wholesale electricity market
By Harim Kim; University of Mannheim
   presented by: Harim Kim, University of Mannheim
   Discussant:   Mathias Beck, ETH Zurich
 

Supply, Demand, and the Effects of Government Policy in the Chinese Automobile Market: A Random Coefficients Mixed Oligopolistic Differentiated Products Model
By Yuan Chen; Shanghai University of International Business and Economics
C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell; Cornell University
   presented by: C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell, Cornell University
   Discussant:   Harim Kim, University of Mannheim
 

Prices under Innovation: Evidence from Manufacturing Firms
By Jordi Jaumandreu; Boston University
Shuheng Lin; Xiamen University
   presented by: Jordi Jaumandreu, Boston University
   Discussant:   Javier D. Donna, The Ohio State University
 
Session ID 7: Strategic Pricing
April 6, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Mediterranean Room, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Eric Schmidbauer, University of Central Florida
 

The dynamic provision of product diversity under duopoly
By Ramon Caminal; INSTITUTE OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS, CSIC
   presented by: Ramon Caminal, INSTITUTE OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS, CSIC
   Discussant:   Sung-Jin Cho, Seoul National University
 

All-Pay Contests with Costly Participation and Default Allocations
By Sandro Shelegia; University Pompeu Fabra
Chris Wilson; Loughborough University
   presented by: Sandro Shelegia, University Pompeu Fabra
   Discussant:   Alexei Parakhonyak, University of Oxford
 

Bait and Ditch: Consumer Naiveté and Salesforce Incentives
By Fabian Herweg; U Bayreuth
Antonio Rosato
   presented by: Antonio Rosato,
   Discussant:   Eric Schmidbauer, University of Central Florida
 

Competitive Imperfect Price Discrimination and Market Power
By Wouter Vergote; Columbia University
Paul Belleflamme; Université Catholique de Louvain
Wing Man Wynne Lam; University of East Anglia
   presented by: Wouter Vergote, Columbia University
   Discussant:   Heng Liu, University of Michigan
 
Session ID 11: The Organization of Innovation and Information
April 6, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Brewster Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Florian Englmaier, LMU Munich
 

From Mad Men to Maths Men: Concentration and Buyer Power in Online Advertising
By Francesco Decarolis; Bocconi University
Gabriele Rovigatti; Bank of Italy
   presented by: Gabriele Rovigatti, Bank of Italy
   Discussant:   Minkyung Kim, Yale University
 

A Structural Model of a Multi-Tasking Salesforce: Job Task Allocation and Incentive Plan Design
By Minkyung Kim; Yale University
K. Sudhir; Yale University
Kosuke Uetake; Yale School of Management
   presented by: Minkyung Kim, Yale University
   Discussant:   Desmond (Ho-Fu) Lo, Santa Clara University
 

Coordination and Organization Design: Theory and Micro-evidence
By Wouter Dessein; Columbia University
Desmond (Ho-Fu) Lo; Santa Clara University
Chieko Minami; Kobe University
   presented by: Desmond (Ho-Fu) Lo, Santa Clara University
   Discussant:   John Mayo, Georgetown University
 

Reputation Building and Vertical Integration: An Experiment on Commitment and Monopolization in the Presence of Behavioral Types
By Claudia Moellers; Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)
   presented by: Claudia Moellers, Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)
   Discussant:   Gabriele Rovigatti, Bank of Italy
 
Session ID 18: Search and Learning
April 6, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Atlantic 2, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Georgia Kosmopoulo, University of Oklahoma
 

Startup search costs
By David Byrne; University of Melbourne
Nicolas de Roos; University of Sydney
   presented by: Nicolas de Roos, University of Sydney
   Discussant:   Georgia Kosmopoulo, University of Oklahoma
 

Endogenous Information Acquisition and Insurance Choice
By Zach Brown; University of Michigan
Jihye Jeon; Boston University
   presented by: Zach Brown, University of Michigan
   Discussant:   Ian Fillmore, Washington University in St. Louis
 

Efficiency in Decentralized Transport Markets
By Giulia Brancaccio; Cornell University
Myrto Kalouptsidi; Harvard
Theodore Papageorgiou; McGill
Nicola Rosaia; Harvard
   presented by: Myrto Kalouptsidi, Harvard
   Discussant:   Tobias Salz, MIT
 

Is ``Fries with That?'' a Good Deal?: Cognitive Costs of Online and Offline Ordering
By Dong-Jae Eun
   presented by: Dong-Jae Eun,
   Discussant:   Kohei Kawaguchi, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
 
Session ID 20: Vertical Market Structure Issues in Platform Markets
April 6, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Spectacle Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Mark Tremblay, Miami University
 

On the Agency Model and the Wholesale Model
By Dingwei GU; HKUST
Yangguang Huang; Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
   presented by: Yangguang Huang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
   Discussant:   Anastasios Dosis, ESSEC Business School
 

The Impact of Ad-Avoidance Technologies in the Market for Video Streaming
By Guofu Tan; Department of Economics
Yejia Xu; University of Southern California
   presented by: Yejia Xu, University of Southern California
   Discussant:   Leonardo Madio, Universitè Catholique de Louvain
 

Superstars in Two-Sided Markets: Exclusives or Not?
By Elias Carroni; Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna
Leonardo Madio; Universitè Catholique de Louvain
Shiva Shekhar; Compass Lexecon
   presented by: Leonardo Madio, Universitè Catholique de Louvain
   Discussant:   Lester Chan, Boston University
 

Vertical Integration and Algorithm Bias
By Mikhail Drugov; New Economic School, Moscow
Doh-Shin Jeon; Toulouse School of Economics
   presented by: Mikhail Drugov, New Economic School, Moscow
   Discussant:   Ming Gao, Tsinghua University
 
Session ID 29: Health Insurance Market Design
April 6, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Thompson Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Sharat Ganapati, Georgetown University
 

Who Benefits from Price Transparency in Healthcare? Evidence from Medical Implants in Taiwan
By Chung-Ying Lee; National Taiwan University
   presented by: Chung-Ying Lee, National Taiwan University
   Discussant:   Christopher Whaley, RAND
 

Household Bundling to Reduce Adverse Selection: Application to Social Health Insurance
By Anh Nguyen; Carnegie Mellon University
   presented by: Anh Nguyen, Carnegie Mellon University
   Discussant:   Lai Jiang, University of California, Irvine
 

Patient Costs and Physicians’ Information
By Michael Dickstein; NYU Stern School of Business
Jihye Jeon; Boston University
Eduardo Morales; Princeton University
   presented by: Jihye Jeon, Boston University
   Discussant:   Krisztina Horvath, Boston College
 

Public Insurance, Reimbursement Design and Access to Healthcare in India
By Debi Mohapatra; University of Massachusetts, Amherst
   presented by: Debi Mohapatra, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
   Discussant:   Sharat Ganapati, Georgetown University
 
Session ID 31: Effects of entry or entry threat on incumbents
April 6, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Pacific A, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Emily Williams, Harvard Business School
 

What Happens when More Starbucks Cafés Come to Town?
By Philip Gayle; Kansas State University
Jin Wang; Kansas State University
Ying Lin; Kansas State University
   presented by: Jin Wang, Kansas State University
   Discussant:   Sherry Wu, Indiana University
 

Incumbents’ pricing and non-pricing responses to high-quality product entry
By Zexuan Liu; Tianjin University of Finance and Economics
   presented by: Zexuan Liu, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics
   Discussant:   Stuart McDonald, University of Nottingham Ningbo
 

Entry in local audit markets
By Andrew Bird; Carnegie Mellon University
Stephen Karolyi; Carnegie Mellon University
Thomas Ruchti; Carnegie Mellon University
   presented by: Thomas Ruchti, Carnegie Mellon University
   Discussant:   Cailin Slattery, University of Virginia
 

Location Choice and Product Specification under a Threat of Entry: Evidence from the Airline Industry
By Germán Bet; University of Florida
   presented by: Germán Bet, University of Florida
   Discussant:   Emily Williams, Harvard Business School
 
Session ID 50: Public policy, Innovation and Productivity
April 6, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Pacific B, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Kenneth Simons, Rensselaer
 

The Impact of the European Carbon Market on Firm Productivity: Evidence from Italian Manufacturing Firms.
By Sara Calligaris; OECD
Filippo Maria D'Arcangelo; Toulouse School of Economics
Giulia Pavan; Toulouse School of Economics
   presented by: Giulia Pavan, Toulouse School of Economics
   Discussant:   Andrew Steck, University of Toronto
 

Learning by Viewing? Social Learning, Regulatory Disclosure, and Firm Productivity in Shale Gas
By Theodore Fetter; Duke University
Andrew Steck; University of Toronto
Christopher Timmins; Department of Economics
Douglas Wrenn; Pennsylvania State University
   presented by: Andrew Steck, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Mark Agerton, UC Davis
 

When does product liability risk chill innovation? Evidence from medical implants
By Alberto Galasso; University of Toronto
Hong Luo; Harvard University
   presented by: Alberto Galasso, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Kenneth Simons, Rensselaer
 

Effectiveness and Efficacy of R&D Subsidies: Estimating Treatment Effects with One-sided Noncompliance
By Philipp Boeing; ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
Bettina Peters; ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
   presented by: Bettina Peters, ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
   Discussant:   Devesh Raval, Federal Trade Commission
 
Session ID 56: Science and Knowledge Diffusion
April 6, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Atlantic 1, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Catherine de Fontenay, University of Melbourne
 

Team Size, Noisy Signals and the Evolution of Academic Science
By Catherine de Fontenay; University of Melbourne
Kwanghui Lim; Melbourne Business School
Nicholas Snashall-Woodhams; Yale University
Suren Basov; Melbourne University
   presented by: Catherine de Fontenay, University of Melbourne
   Discussant:   Yin Jia (Jeff) Qiu, Yale University
 

College Choice and Intended Major in the U.S.
By Emily Cook; University of Virginia
   presented by: Emily Cook, University of Virginia
   Discussant:   Jacques Mairesse, ENSAE and Maastricht University
 

Digitization and the Demand for Physical Works: Evidence from the Google Books Project
By Abhishek Nagaraj; UC Berkeley
Imke Reimers; Northeastern University
   presented by: Imke Reimers, Northeastern University
   Discussant:   Emily Cook, University of Virginia
 

Impact of family characteristics on the gender publication gap: Evidence for physicists in France
By Jacques Mairesse; ENSAE and Maastricht University
   presented by: Jacques Mairesse, ENSAE and Maastricht University
   Discussant:   Catherine de Fontenay, University of Melbourne
 
Session ID 68: Information in Auctions
April 6, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Atlantic 3, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Anna Dodonova, University of Ottawa
 

Toeholds and Information Precision in Common Value Takeover Auctions
By Anna Dodonova; University of Ottawa
Yuri Khoroshilov; University of Ottawa
   presented by: Anna Dodonova, University of Ottawa
   Discussant:   Richard Sweeney, Boston College
 

Auction Mechanisms and Treasury Revenue: Evidence from the Chinese Experiment
By Klenio Barbosa; Insper Institute of Education and Research
Dakshina De Silva; Lancaster University
Liyu Yang; Lancaster University
Hisayuki Yoshimoto; University of Glasgow
   presented by: Dakshina De Silva, Lancaster University
   Discussant:   Patricia Esteve-Gonzalez, Lancaster University
 

Scalable Optimal Online Auctions
By Dominic Coey; Facebook
Bradley Larsen; Stanford University
Kane Sweeney; Uber
Caio Waisman; JD.com
   presented by: Caio Waisman, JD.com
   Discussant:   Yao Luo, University of Toronto
 

NONPARAMETRIC INFERENCE IN ASYMMETRIC FIRST-PRICE AUCTIONS WITH K-RATIONALIZABLE BELIEFS
By Lidia Kosenkova; University of Virginia
   presented by: Lidia Kosenkova, University of Virginia
   Discussant:   Caio Waisman, JD.com
 
Session ID 71: Reputation and Reviews
April 6, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Pacific C, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Sarah Moshary, University of Chicago Booth School of Bu
 

Dealing with Uncertainty: The Value of Reputation in an Institutional Void
By Nicolas Eschenbaum; University of St. Gallen
Helge Liebert; University of St. Gallen
   presented by: Nicolas Eschenbaum, University of St. Gallen
   Discussant:   Chenxue Hou, Sun Yat-sen University
 

Movie Review Manipulation --- A Study of Douban.com
By Chenxue Hou; Sun Yat-sen University
   presented by: Chenxue Hou, Sun Yat-sen University
   Discussant:   Naibin Chen, The Pennsylvania State University
 

Consumer Protection in an Online World: When Does Occupational Licensing Matter?
By Chiara Farronato; Harvard University
Andrey Fradkin; Boston University
Bradley Larsen; Stanford University
Erik Brynjolfsson; MIT
   presented by: Chiara Farronato, Harvard University
   Discussant:   Sarah Moshary, University of Chicago Booth School of Bu
 

Online Reputation Management through Investments in Quality: A study of the Lodging Industry
By Sergio Garate; University of Mississippi
Peter Newberry; Pennsylvania State University
   presented by: Peter Newberry, Pennsylvania State University
   Discussant:   C. Matthew Shi, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 
Session ID 46: Environmental I
April 6, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Georges Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Alexander MacKay, Harvard Business School
 

Who Benefits When Firms Game Corrective Policy?
By Mathias Reynaert; Toulouse School of Economics
James Sallee; University of California Berkeley
   presented by: Mathias Reynaert, Toulouse School of Economics
   Discussant:   Alexander MacKay, Harvard Business School
 

Pass-Through and Welfare Effects of Regulations That Affect Product Attributes
By Benjamin Leard; Resources for the Future
Joshua Linn; University of Maryland
Katalin Springel; Georgetown University
   presented by: Katalin Springel, Georgetown University
   Discussant:   Robert Ritz, University of Cambridge
 

Does the U.S. Pipeline Infrastructure Promote Clean Energy Use? Evidence from the EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
By Jonathan Scott; University of California, Berkeley
   presented by: Jonathan Scott, University of California, Berkeley
   Discussant:   Zach Raff, University of Wisconsin-Stout
 

Slow Focus: Belief Evolution in the U.S. Acid Rain Program
By Cuicui Chen; SUNY Albany
   presented by: Cuicui Chen, SUNY Albany
   Discussant:   Jonathan Scott, University of California, Berkeley
 
Session ID 43: Welfare Effects of Non-Competitive Market Structures
April 6, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Caspian Room, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Haizhen Lin, Indiana University
 

Ownership Structure and Market Efficiency: Stockholder/Manager Conflicts at the Dawn of Japanese Capitalism
By Masaki Nakabayashi; The University of Tokyo
   presented by: Masaki Nakabayashi, The University of Tokyo
   Discussant:   Alexander Gross, University of Virginia
 

The Ties that Bind: Railroad Gauge Standards, Collusion, and Internal Trade in the 19th Century U.S.
By Daniel Gross; Harvard Business School
   presented by: Daniel Gross, Harvard Business School
   Discussant:   Maria Florencia Gabrielli, CONICET-UNCuyo
 

The Impact of Concentration on Price and Quality in Mobile Telecommunications
By Jonathan Elliott; NYU Stern
Paul Scott; New York University
   presented by: Jonathan Elliott, NYU Stern
   Discussant:   Jan Philip Schain, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics
 

Local Competition, Multimarket Contact, and Product Quality: Evidence From Internet Service Provision
By Kyle Wilson; Pomona College
   presented by: Kyle Wilson, Pomona College
   Discussant:   Jeff Thurk, University of Notre Dame
 
Session ID 3: Pricing and Product Diversity
April 6, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Aegean Room, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell, Cornell University
 

The Welfare Effect of Product Incompatibility in Complementary Goods Markets
By Jianhui Li; Johns Hopkins University
   presented by: Jianhui Li, Johns Hopkins University
   Discussant:   Josh Feng, National Bureau of Economic Research
 

Pricing Intermediaries in Prescription Drug Markets: Impacts and Policy Implications
By Josh Feng; National Bureau of Economic Research
   presented by: Josh Feng, National Bureau of Economic Research
   Discussant:   Ramon Caminal, INSTITUTE OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS, CSIC
 

Optimal Dynamic Hotel Pricing
By Sung-Jin Cho; Seoul National University
John Rust; Georgetown University
   presented by: Sung-Jin Cho, Seoul National University
   Discussant:   C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell, Cornell University
 

A Structural Econometric Model of the Dynamic Game Between Petroleum Producers in the World Petroleum Market
By Khaled Kheiravar; University of California at Davis
C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell; Cornell University
Amy Jaffe; Council on Foreign Relations
   presented by: C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell, Cornell University
   Discussant:   Jianhui Li, Johns Hopkins University
 
Session ID 10: Information Transmission
April 6, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Mediterranean Room, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Wouter Vergote, Columbia University
 

Information Spillover in Multi-good Adverse Selection
By Bingchao Huangfu; Zhongnan University of Economics and Law
Heng Liu; University of Michigan
   presented by: Heng Liu, University of Michigan
   Discussant:   Pierre Fleckinger, MINES ParisTech & Paris School of Econom
 

The role of diagnostic ability in markets for expert services
By Fang Liu; Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)
Alexander Rasch; Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics, University of Duesseldorf
Marco Schwarz; University of Innsbruck
Christian Waibel; ETH Zurich
   presented by: Marco Schwarz, University of Innsbruck
   Discussant:   Anastasia Parakhonyak, Durham University
 

Showrooming in a market of tangible goods with heterogeneous agents
By Anastasia Parakhonyak; Durham University
   presented by: Anastasia Parakhonyak, Durham University
   Discussant:   Georgios Petropoulos, MIT and Bruegel
 

Data Brokers Co-opetition
By Yiquan Gu; University of Liverpool
Leonardo Madio; Universitè Catholique de Louvain
Carlo Reggiani; University of Manchester
   presented by: Leonardo Madio, Universitè Catholique de Louvain
   Discussant:   Wouter Vergote, Columbia University
 
Session ID 12: Incentives: Theory and Evidence
April 6, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Brewster Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: In Kyung Kim, Nazarbayev University
 

Information Control in the Hold-up Problem
By Anh Nguyen; Carnegie Mellon University
Teck Yong Tan; Nanyang Technological University
   presented by: Anh Nguyen, Carnegie Mellon University
   Discussant:   Mustafa Dogan, Carnegie Mellon University
 

Royalties and Deadlines in Oil and Gas Leasing: Theory and Evidence
By Evan Herrnstadt; University of Michigan
Ryan Kellogg; Harris School of Public Policy, Universi
Eric Lewis; Department of Justice
   presented by: Eric Lewis, Department of Justice
   Discussant:   In Kyung Kim, Nazarbayev University
 

The Effect of Incentives in Non-Routine Analytical Team Tasks - Evidence from a Field Experiment
By Florian Englmaier; LMU Munich
Stefan Grimm; LMU Munich
David Schindler; Tilburg University
Simeon Schudy; University of Munich
   presented by: Florian Englmaier, LMU Munich
   Discussant:   Sandro Shelegia, University Pompeu Fabra
 
Session ID 17: Marketing and Consumer Targeting
April 6, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Georges Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Giulia Brancaccio, Cornell University
 

Non-linear Pricing and Conscious Connsumption
By Nadia Burani; University of Bologna
Andrea Mantovani; University of Bologna
   presented by: Nadia Burani, University of Bologna
   Discussant:   Benjamin Shiller, Brandeis University
 

Designing Context-Based Marketing: Product Recommendations under Time Pressure
By Kohei Kawaguchi; Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Kosuke Uetake; Yale School of Management
Yasutora Watanabe; University of Tokyo
   presented by: Kohei Kawaguchi, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
   Discussant:   Sida Peng, MICROSOFT RESEARCH
 

Double Logit Search and Rank Optimization
By Greg Lewis; Microsoft Corporation
Sida Peng; MICROSOFT RESEARCH
Peichun Wang; Microsoft Research
   presented by: Sida Peng, MICROSOFT RESEARCH
   Discussant:   Giulia Brancaccio, Cornell University
 
Session ID 27: Non-tariff Barriers and Impediments to Trade
April 6, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Spectacle Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Margarita Patria, CRA International
 

Non-Tariff Barriers and Bargaining in Generic Pharmaceuticals
By Sharat Ganapati; Georgetown University
Rebecca McKibbin; University of Sydney
   presented by: Sharat Ganapati, Georgetown University
   Discussant:   Stephen Salant, University of Maryland
 

Survival and Labor Decisions: Experience versus Sunk Costs in Exporting
By Raffi García; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
   presented by: Raffi García, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
   Discussant:   Yingyan Zhao, Penn State University
 

Serving Abroad: Export, M&A, and Greenfield Investment
By Francesco Conteduca; Bank of Italy
Ekaterina Kazakova; NRU Higher School of Economics
   presented by: Ekaterina Kazakova, NRU Higher School of Economics
   Discussant:   Gunnar Heins, University of Florida
 

Language as a Trade Barrier: Evidence from Georgian Public Procurement
By George Deltas; University of Illinois
Simon Evenett
   presented by: George Deltas, University of Illinois
   Discussant:   Raffi García, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
 

Fast adjustment to exchange rate shocks
By ,
   presented by: Andrew McCallum, Federal Reserve Board
   Discussant:   Margarita Patria, CRA International
 
Session ID 32: Effects of entry on quality, product variety and R&D
April 6, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Thompson Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Biliana Yontcheva, Vienna University of Economics and Business
 

Entry regulation and the effect of public reporting: Evidence from home health compare
By Bingxiao Wu; Rutgers University
Jeah Kyoungrae Jung; Penn State University
Hyunjee Kim; Oregon Health and Science University
Daniel Polsky; University of Pennsylvania
   presented by: Bingxiao Wu, Rutgers University
   Discussant:   Florin Maican, KU Leuven
 

Adaptation or Death? Bookstore Chains Meet Online Competition
By Sherry Wu; Indiana University
   presented by: Sherry Wu, Indiana University
   Discussant:   Jin Wang, Kansas State University
 

Entry Regulations, Product Variety, and Productivity in Retail
By Florin Maican; KU Leuven
Matilda Orth; Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Stockholm
   presented by: Florin Maican, KU Leuven
   Discussant:   Thomas Ruchti, Carnegie Mellon University
 

Tying, Market Entry and R&D Investment in a Mixed Oligopoly
By Stuart McDonald; University of Nottingham Ningbo
Guangliang Ye; Renmin University of China
   presented by: Stuart McDonald, University of Nottingham Ningbo
   Discussant:   Biliana Yontcheva, Vienna University of Economics and Business
 
Session ID 51: Production function, Productivity and Markups
April 6, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Pacific A, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Bettina Peters, ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
 

Examining the Sensitivity of the Production Approach to Markup Estimation
By Devesh Raval; Federal Trade Commission
   presented by: Devesh Raval, Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Jordi Jaumandreu, Boston University
 

Firm Productivity and Cities: The Case of Colombia
By Jorge Balat; University of Texas, Austin
   presented by: Jorge Balat, University of Texas, Austin
   Discussant:   Tom Eisenberg, Cornell University
 

Global Declining Competition
By Federico Diez; International Monetary Fund
   presented by: Federico Diez, International Monetary Fund
   Discussant:   Michael Rubens, KU Leuven
 

Measuring Labor Market Power Two Ways
By Jose Azar; IESE Business School
Ioana Marinescu; U Penn
Marshall Steinbaum; Roosevelt Institute
   presented by: Marshall Steinbaum, Roosevelt Institute
   Discussant:   Bettina Peters, ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
 
Session ID 69: Evaluating Importance of Some Auction Features
April 6, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Pacific B, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Anna Dodonova, University of Ottawa
 

Relinquishing Riches: Auctions vs “Wild West” Negotiations in Texas Oil and Gas Leasing
By Richard Sweeney; Boston College
Thomas Covert; University of Chicago
   presented by: Richard Sweeney, Boston College
   Discussant:   Anna Dodonova, University of Ottawa
 

Pricing and fees in auction platforms with two-sided entry
By Marleen Marra; University College London
   presented by: Marleen Marra, University College London
   Discussant:   Pavel Andreyanov, UCLA
 

Deposit Requirements in Auctions
By XiaoGang Che; Durham University Business School
Tong Li; Vanderbilt University
Jingfeng Lu; National University of Singapore
Xiaoyong Zheng; North Carolina State University
   presented by: XiaoGang Che, Durham University Business School
   Discussant:   Guoxuan Ma, The Pennsylvania State University
 

Identification of Auction Models Using Order Statistics
By Yao Luo; University of Toronto
Ruli Xiao; Indiana University
   presented by: Ruli Xiao, Indiana University
   Discussant:   Yi Xin, California Institute of Technology
 
Session ID 72: Payment Systems and Two-Sided Markets
April 6, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Atlantic 2, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Daniel Goetz, University of Toronto
 

Payment platforms and pricing: when does a "one price rule" help consumers?
By Chang Liu; Harvard University
Fengshi Niu; University of California, Berkeley
Alexander White; Tsinghua University
   presented by: Chang Liu, Harvard University
   Discussant:   Nicolas Eschenbaum, University of St. Gallen
 

Estimating Demand with Multi-Homing in Two-Sided Markets
By Lapo Filistrucchi; DISEI, University of Florence and TILEC, Tilburg University
   presented by: Lapo Filistrucchi, DISEI, University of Florence and TILEC, Tilburg University
   Discussant:   Yangguang Huang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
 

Explaining the Interplay Between Acceptance and Usage of Payment Methods in Two-sided Markets
By Kim Huynh; Bank of Canada
Gradon Nicholls; Bank of Canada
Oleksandr Shcherbakov; Bank of Canada
   presented by: Kim Huynh, Bank of Canada
   Discussant:   Lapo Filistrucchi, DISEI, University of Florence and TILEC, Tilburg University
 

Payment Choice using Big Data: New York Taxis
By Krzysztof Wozniak; Federal Reserve Board of Governors
   presented by: Krzysztof Wozniak, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
   Discussant:   Daniel Goetz, University of Toronto
 
Session ID 36: Antitrust and Consumer Protection Policy
April 6, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Atlantic 3, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Lawrence White, Stern School of Business, New York University
 

The Rise and (Potential) Fall of U.S. Cartel Enforcement
By Vivek Ghosal; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Daniel Sokol; University of Florida
   presented by: Vivek Ghosal, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
   Discussant:   Marc Remer, Swarthmore College
 

Using concentration measures for optimal screening of horizontal mergers
By Charles Taragin; US Department of Justice
Margaret Loudermilk; US Department of Justice
   presented by: Charles Taragin, US Department of Justice
   Discussant:   Yong Chao, University of Louisville
 

The Effect of Debt Collection Laws on Access to Credt
By Ryan Sandler; Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
David Ovadia; Federal Trade Commission (USA)
   presented by: Ryan Sandler, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
   Discussant:   Luca Maini, University of North Carolina at Chapel H
 

Antitrust Economics and Consumer Protection Economics in Policy and Litigation: Why the Disparity?
By Lawrence White; Stern School of Business, New York University
   presented by: Lawrence White, Stern School of Business, New York University
   Discussant:   Louis Kaplow, Harvard University
 
Session ID 54: Patents
April 6, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Pacific C, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Johannes Schneider, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
 

Intellectual Property Regimes and Wage Inequality
By Pavel Chakraborty; Lancaster University
   presented by: Pavel Chakraborty, Lancaster University
   Discussant:   Jasper de Winter, De Nederlandsche Bank
 

Screening for Patent Quality
By Mark Schankerman; Economics
Florian Schuett; Tilburg U
   presented by: Florian Schuett, Tilburg U
   Discussant:   Justus Baron, Northwestern University
 

Patent Pools and Litigation
By Moritz Suppliet; Tilburg University
   presented by: Moritz Suppliet, Tilburg University
   Discussant:   Pavel Chakraborty, Lancaster University
 

A Machine Learning Analysis of the Geographic Localization of Knowledge Flows
By Mikko Packalen; University of Waterloo
   presented by: Mikko Packalen, University of Waterloo
   Discussant:   Johannes Schneider, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
 
Session ID 39: Welfare Effects of Collusion: Theory - NERA Sponsored Session
April 6, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Atlantic 1, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: John Kwoka, Northeastern University
 

Price-Matching with Supplier Power
By Kenneth Corts; University of Toronto
   presented by: Kenneth Corts, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Steven Puller, Texas A&M University
 

Collusion in Brokered Markets
By John Hatfield; McCombs School of Business
Scott Kominers; Harvard University
Richard Lowery; University of Texas at Austin
   presented by: Richard Lowery, University of Texas at Austin
   Discussant:   Alexander MacKay, Harvard Business School
 

Private information, price discrimination, and collusion
By Florian Peiseler; DICE
Alexander Rasch; Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics, University of Duesseldorf
Shiva Shekhar; Compass Lexecon
   presented by: Alexander Rasch, Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics, University of Duesseldorf
   Discussant:   Maxim Sinitsyn, UCSD
 

Cartels and Bribes
By Roberto Burguet; University of Central Florida
   presented by: Roberto Burguet, University of Central Florida
   Discussant:   Stephanie Demperio, NERA Economic Consulting
 
Session ID 48: Regulated Markets I
April 6, 2019 14:30 to 16:30
Caspian Room, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Sarah Moshary, University of Chicago Booth School of Bu
 

Deregulation through Direct Democracy: Lessons from Liquor Markets
By Gaston Illanes; Northwestern University
Sarah Moshary; University of Chicago Booth School of Bu
   presented by: Sarah Moshary, University of Chicago Booth School of Bu
   Discussant:   Florian Englmaier, LMU Munich
 

BENCHMARK REGULATION OF MULTIPRODUCT FIRMS: AN APPLICATION TO THE RAIL INDUSTRY
By Wesley Wilson; University of Oregon
Frank Wolak; Stanford University
   presented by: Wesley Wilson, University of Oregon
   Discussant:   Wallace Mullin, George Washington University
 

Media Bias in Public Service Broadcasting: Evidence from the BBC
By Vardges Levonyan; ETH Zurich
   presented by: Vardges Levonyan, ETH Zurich
   Discussant:   Artyom Jelnov, Ariel University
 

Taxation in Networks: Evidence from the US Airline Industry
By David Agrawal; University of Kentucky
Arlynn White; UNC - Chapel Hill
Jonathan Williams; University of North Carolina – Chapel
   presented by: Arlynn White, UNC - Chapel Hill
   Discussant:   Marleen Marra, University College London
 
Session ID 40: Antitrust Issues in Healthcare: Analysis Group Sponsored Session
April 6, 2019 14:30 to 16:30
Atlantic 3, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Robert Porter, Northwestern University
 

Multimarket Contact in Health Insurance: Evidence from Medicare Advantage
By Haizhen Lin; Indiana University
Ian McCarthy; Emory University
   presented by: Haizhen Lin, Indiana University
   Discussant:   Jorge Ale Chilet, Bar Ilan University
 

Reference Pricing as a Deterrent to Entry: Evidence from the European Pharmaceutical Market
By Luca Maini; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Fabio Pammolli; Politecnico di Milano
   presented by: Luca Maini, University of North Carolina at Chapel H
   Discussant:   Sharat Ganapati, Georgetown University
 

Competition in Pricing Algorithms
By Zach Brown; University of Michigan
Alexander MacKay; Harvard Business School
   presented by: Alexander MacKay, Harvard Business School
   Discussant:   Matthew Grennan, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton Scho
 

Mergers and Marginal Costs: New Evidence on Hospital Buyer Power
By Stuart Craig; The Wharton School, University of Pennsy
Matthew Grennan; University of Pennsylvania, Wharton Scho
Ashley Swanson; University of Pennsylvania
   presented by: Matthew Grennan, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton Scho
   Discussant:   Haizhen Lin, Indiana University
 
Session ID 4: New Empirical Methods I
April 6, 2019 14:30 to 16:30
Aegean Room, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Christopher Conlon, NYU Stern
 

Best Practices for Demand Estimation with pyBLP
By Christopher Conlon; NYU Stern
Jeff Gortmaker; NY Fed
   presented by: Christopher Conlon, NYU Stern
   Discussant:   Robert Hall, STANFORD UNIVERSITY
 

Using Empirical Marginal Cost to Measure Market Power in the US Economy
By Robert Hall; STANFORD UNIVERSITY
   presented by: Robert Hall, STANFORD UNIVERSITY
   Discussant:   Mauricio Varela, University of Arizona
 

Prices or Quantities
By Mauricio Varela; University of Arizona
Madhu Viswanathan; University of Arizona
   presented by: Mauricio Varela, University of Arizona
   Discussant:   Adam Dearing, The Ohio State University
 

Efficient and Convergent Sequential Pseudo-Likelihood Estimation of Dynamic Discrete Games
By Adam Dearing; The Ohio State University
   presented by: Adam Dearing, The Ohio State University
   Discussant:   Christopher Conlon, NYU Stern
 
Session ID 9: Product Attributes and Quality
April 6, 2019 14:30 to 16:30
Mediterranean Room, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Sandro Shelegia, University Pompeu Fabra
 

Endogenous Product Design and Quality with Rationally Inattentive Consumers
By Mariana Cunha; Católica Porto Business School, Universidade Católica Portuguesa
António Osório; Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Ricardo Ribeiro; Universidade Católica Portuguesa
   presented by: Ricardo Ribeiro, Universidade Católica Portuguesa
   Discussant:   Jonathan Borowsky, University of Minnesota
 

The Incentive Properties of Collective Reputation
By Pierre Fleckinger; MINES ParisTech & Paris School of Econom
Wanda Mimra; ETH Zurich
Angelo Zago; University of Verona
   presented by: Pierre Fleckinger, MINES ParisTech & Paris School of Econom
   Discussant:   Antonio Rosato,
 

Free product trials
By Dmitry Lubensky; Amazon
Eric Schmidbauer; University of Central Florida
   presented by: Eric Schmidbauer, University of Central Florida
   Discussant:   Tony Ke, MIT Sloan School of Management
 

Searching for Service
By Maarten Janssen; U Vienna
Tony Ke; MIT Sloan School of Management
   presented by: Tony Ke, MIT Sloan School of Management
   Discussant:   Liisa Laine, University of Pennsylvania
 

Multi-Dimensional Product Differentiation in a Mixed Oligopoly
By Liisa Laine; University of Pennsylvania
   presented by: Liisa Laine, University of Pennsylvania
   Discussant:   Ricardo Ribeiro, Universidade Católica Portuguesa
 
Session ID 13: Vertical Relationships: Theory
April 6, 2019 14:30 to 16:30
Brewster Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Anh Nguyen, Carnegie Mellon University
 

Vertical Separation Revisited
By Masaki Nakabayashi; The University of Tokyo
   presented by: Masaki Nakabayashi, The University of Tokyo
   Discussant:   Chrysovalantou Milliou, Athens University of Economics and Business
 

Recursive Nash-in-Nash Bargaining Solution
By Xiaowei Yu; Bates White Economic Consulting
   presented by: Xiaowei Yu, Bates White Economic Consulting
   Discussant:   Eric Rasmusen, BEPP
 

Back to Bargaining Basics
By Eric Rasmusen; BEPP
   presented by: Eric Rasmusen, BEPP
   Discussant:   Anh Nguyen, Carnegie Mellon University
 

Outsourcing without a Cost Advantage
By Chrysovalantou Milliou; Athens University of Economics and Business
   presented by: Chrysovalantou Milliou, Athens University of Economics and Business
   Discussant:   Aaron Barkley, University of Melbourne
 
Session ID 16: Price Discrimination and Competition
April 6, 2019 14:30 to 16:30
Pacific A, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Nicolas de Roos, University of Sydney
 

Fighting Bundles: The Effects of Competition on Second Degree Price Discrimination
By Andre Boik; University of California (Davis)
Hidenori Takahashi; University of Mannheim
   presented by: Andre Boik, University of California (Davis)
   Discussant:   Zachary Nolan, Duke University
 

Avoiding Competition-Enhancing Price Discrimination: Evidence from the U.S. Airline Industry
By Matthew Lewis; Clemson University
   presented by: Matthew Lewis, Clemson University
   Discussant:   Nicolas de Roos, University of Sydney
 

Price Discrimination along Multiple Dimensions: New Evidence from a Regional Airline
By Ambarish Chandra; University of Toronto
   presented by: Ambarish Chandra, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Julie Mortimer, Boston College
 

Legacy Discounts in National Broadcast Television Advertising
By Sylvia Hristakeva; UCLA Anderson School of Management
Julie Mortimer; Boston College
   presented by: Julie Mortimer, Boston College
   Discussant:   Nadia Burani, University of Bologna
 
Session ID 22: Issues in Online Platform Markets
April 6, 2019 14:30 to 16:30
Georges Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Sarit Markovich, Northwestern University
 

Do Credit Cards Increase (Effective) Retail Prices?
By Takanori Adachi; Nagoya University
Mark Tremblay; Miami University
   presented by: Mark Tremblay, Miami University
   Discussant:   Jason Walter, University of Wisconsin-Stout
 

Music consumption decisions with non-durable streaming options
By Jason Walter; University of Wisconsin-Stout
R. Hiller; Fairfield University
   presented by: Jason Walter, University of Wisconsin-Stout
   Discussant:   Kameshwari Shankar, City College of New York, Colin Powell School
 

Open Source Software Licensing and Entry Incentives
By Vidya Atal; Feliciano School of Business, Montclair State University
Kameshwari Shankar; City College of New York, Colin Powell School
   presented by: Kameshwari Shankar, City College of New York, Colin Powell School
   Discussant:   Youming Liu, Boston University
 

Group Hug: Platform Competition with User-groups
By Sarit Markovich; Northwestern University
Yaron Yehezkel; Tel Aviv University
   presented by: Sarit Markovich, Northwestern University
   Discussant:   Mark Tremblay, Miami University
 
Session ID 30: Quality Information and Competition in Health Care
April 6, 2019 14:30 to 16:30
Pacific B, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Seth Richards-Shubik, Lehigh University
 

Measuring Quality Effects in Equilibrium
By Seth Richards-Shubik; Lehigh University
Mark Roberts; University of Pittsburgh
Julie Donohue; University of Pittsburgh
   presented by: Seth Richards-Shubik, Lehigh University
   Discussant:   Farasat Bokhari, University of East Anglia
 

Reducing Drug Prices without Depressing Innovation
By William Adams
Stephen Salant; University of Maryland
   presented by: Stephen Salant, University of Maryland
   Discussant:   Aljoscha Janssen, Stockholm School of Economics
 

Competing with Fad Products: Erroneous Health Beliefs and Market Outcomes
By Christoph Bauner; University of Massachusetts Amherst
Nathalie Lavoie; University of Massachusetts
   presented by: Christoph Bauner, University of Massachusetts Amherst
   Discussant:   Michele Fioretti, University of Southern California
 

Premium Service: Comparing Cost and Quality for Cancer Screening Services
By Christopher Whaley; RAND
   presented by: Christopher Whaley, RAND
   Discussant:   Chung-Ying Lee, National Taiwan University
 
Session ID 52: Growth and Misallocation
April 6, 2019 14:30 to 16:30
Thompson Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Francine Lafontaine, University of Michigan
 

From Population Growth to Firm Demographics: Implications for Concentration, Entrepreneurship and the Labor Share
By Hugo Hopenhayn; University of California Los Angeles
Julian Neira; University of Exeter
Rish Singhania; University of Exeter
   presented by: Hugo Hopenhayn, University of California Los Angeles
   Discussant:   Alberto Galasso, University of Toronto
 

Measuring trends and persistence in capital and labor misallocation
By Jasper de Winter; De Nederlandsche Bank
Maurice Bun; De Nederlandsche Bank
   presented by: Jasper de Winter, De Nederlandsche Bank
   Discussant:   Stijn Vanormelingen, KU Leuven
 

Labor Market Rigidities and Misallocation: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
By Dinara Alpysbayeva; KU Leuven
Stijn Vanormelingen; KU Leuven
   presented by: Stijn Vanormelingen, KU Leuven
   Discussant:   Robert Feinberg, American University
 

Does a Guaranteed Basic Income Encourage Entrepreneurship? Evidence from Alaska
By Robert Feinberg; American University
Daniel Kuehn; The Urban Institute
   presented by: Robert Feinberg, American University
   Discussant:   Lidia Kosenkova, University of Virginia
 
Session ID 75: The Economics of Artificial Intelligence: Microsoft Sponsored Session
April 6, 2019 14:30 to 16:30
Atlantic 2 and 3, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Marc Rysman, Boston University
 

Strategic Automation and Decision-making Authority
By Mustafa Dogan; Carnegie Mellon University
Alexandre Jacquillat; Carnegie Mellon University
Pinar Yildirim; Wharton School
   presented by: Mustafa Dogan, Carnegie Mellon University
   Discussant:   Shane Greenstein, Harvard Business School
 

Reduced Demand Uncertainty and the Sustainability of Collusion: How AI Could Affect Competition
By Jason O'Connor; University of Pittsburgh
Nathan Wilson; Federal Trade Commission
   presented by: Nathan Wilson, Federal Trade Commission
   Discussant:   Yu-Wei Hsieh, University of Southern California
 

Prediction and Congestion in Two-Sided Markets: Economist versus Machine Matchmakers
By Kuan-Ming Chen; University of Chicago
Yu-Wei Hsieh; University of Southern California
Ming-Jen Lin; National Taiwan University
   presented by: Yu-Wei Hsieh, University of Southern California
   Discussant:   Mikhail Drugov, New Economic School, Moscow
 

The State of Open Source Server Software
By Shane Greenstein; Harvard Business School
   presented by: Shane Greenstein, Harvard Business School
   Discussant:   Nathan Wilson, Federal Trade Commission
 
Session ID 78: Media Markets
April 6, 2019 14:30 to 16:30
Pacific C, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Darlene Chisholm, Suffolk University
 

Confusion, polarization and competition
By Andreas Hefti; University of Zurich; Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Shuo Liu; University of Zurich
Armin Schmutzler; University of Zurich
   presented by: Andreas Hefti, University of Zurich; Zurich University of Applied Sciences
   Discussant:   Ruizhi Zhu, University of Toronto
 

Targeted media bias and voting
By Ruizhi Zhu; University of Toronto
   presented by: Ruizhi Zhu, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Luis Abreu, Toulouse School of Economics
 

Homophily in Social Media and News Polarization
By Luis Abreu; Toulouse School of Economics
Doh Shin Jeon; Toulouse School of Economics
   presented by: Luis Abreu, Toulouse School of Economics
   Discussant:   Grace Gu, Harvard Business School
 

Ideological Shift among an Online Crowd: Evidence from Wikipedians
By Shane Greenstein; Harvard Business School
Grace Gu; Harvard Business School
Feng Zhu; Harvard University
   presented by: Grace Gu, Harvard Business School
   Discussant:   Andreas Hefti, University of Zurich; Zurich University of Applied Sciences
 
Session ID 79: Merger Evaluations
April 6, 2019 14:30 to 16:30
Spectacle Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Federico Ciliberto, U Virginia
 

Predictive Tools for Merger Simulation
By Lorenzo Magnolfi; University of Wisconsin-Madison
Daniel Mcleod; University of Wisconsin-Madison
   presented by: Lorenzo Magnolfi, University of Wisconsin-Madison
   Discussant:   Jose Manuel Paz y Mino, Indiana university
 

Evaluating Horizontal Mergers in the Presence of Price Promotions
By Maxim Sinitsyn; UCSD
   presented by: Maxim Sinitsyn, UCSD
   Discussant:   Ted Brandewie, Harvard Business School
 

Local Market Structure and Consumer Prices: Evidence from a Retail Merger
By Dennis Rickert; Toulouse School of Economics, INRA
Jan Philip Schain; Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics
Joel Stiebale; Universitity of Duesseldorf
   presented by: Jan Philip Schain, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics
   Discussant:   Dennis McWeeny, University of Wisconsin-Madison
 

Mergers versus Acquisitions: Theory and Empirical Evidence
By Albert Banal Estanol; Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Joseph Clougherty; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champai
Jo Seldeslachts; University of Amsterdam
Florian Szuecs; WU Vienna
   presented by: Joseph Clougherty, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champai
   Discussant:   Marshall Steinbaum, Roosevelt Institute
 

Collusion, Mergers and Antitrust Policy
By Filomena Garcia; Indiana University
Jose Manuel Paz y Mino; Indiana university
Gustavo Torrens; Indiana University
   presented by: Jose Manuel Paz y Mino, Indiana university
   Discussant:   Thomas Bourveau, Columbia Business School
 
Session ID 80: Competition and Policy in Health Markets - sponsored by Matrix Economics
April 6, 2019 16:45 to 18:15
Atlantic 1, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Tasneem Chipty, Matrix Economics
 

Presented by:
   Kate Ho, Princeton University
 

Presented by:
   Leemore Dafny, Harvard Business School
 
Session ID 82: Global Trends in Market Structure, Productivity and Market Power
April 6, 2019 16:45 to 18:15
Atlantic 2 and 3, 3rd floor
 
 

Presented by:
   John Van Reenen, MIT
 

Presented by:
   Chad Syverson, Univ of Chicago
 
Session ID 45: Utilities
April 7, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Caspian Room, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Wesley Blundell, California State University, East Bay
 

Compatible Mergers: Assets, Service Areas and Market Power
By Tetsuji Okazaki; University of Tokyo
Ken Onishi; Federal Reserve Board
Naoki Wakamori; University of Tokyo
   presented by: Ken Onishi, Federal Reserve Board
   Discussant:   Shaun McRae, ITAM
 

Market power and incentive-based capacity payment mechanisms
By Shaun McRae; ITAM
Frank Wolak; Stanford University
   presented by: Shaun McRae, ITAM
   Discussant:   Ken Onishi, Federal Reserve Board
 

The Vicious Circle of Blackouts and Revenue Collection: Evidence from Ghana
By Steven Puller; Texas A&M University
   presented by: Steven Puller, Texas A&M University
   Discussant:   Matthew Butner, University of Colorado Boulder
 

Cost Information Transmission in Regulation
By Shourjo Chakravort; Istanbul Technical University
   presented by: Shourjo Chakravort, Istanbul Technical University
   Discussant:   Wesley Blundell, California State University, East Bay
 
Session ID 49: Regulated Markets II
April 7, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Aegean Room, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Robin Prager, Federal Reserve Board
 

Mortgage Brokers, Technology, and Credit Supply: Evidence from MERS
By Stefan Lewellen; Penn State University
Emily Williams; Harvard Business School
   presented by: Emily Williams, Harvard Business School
   Discussant:   Andrew McCallum, Federal Reserve Board
 

Pass-through, profits and the political economy of regulation
By Felix Grey; University of Cambridge
Robert Ritz; University of Cambridge
   presented by: Robert Ritz, University of Cambridge
   Discussant:   Katalin Springel, Georgetown University
 

Congressional Choice of Regulatory Structure and Substance: Railroad Regulation in the Progressive Era
By Wallace Mullin; George Washington University
   presented by: Wallace Mullin, George Washington University
   Discussant:   Wesley Wilson, University of Oregon
 

A fragile balance: Lawsuits, investigation, transparency and quality
By Limor Hatsor; Bar Ilan University
Artyom Jelnov; Ariel University
   presented by: Artyom Jelnov, Ariel University
   Discussant:   Vardges Levonyan, ETH Zurich
 
Session ID 38: Antitrust Issues: Theory
April 7, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Mediterranean Room, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Lawrence White, Stern School of Business, New York University
 

Resale Price Maintenance in a Corruptible Market
By Kim Sau Chung; Hong Kong Baptist University
Travis Ng; The Chinese University of Hong Kong
   presented by: Travis Ng, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
   Discussant:   Nedko Yordanov, EconOne Research Inc
 

Market Power and Income Taxation
By Louis Kaplow; Harvard University
   presented by: Louis Kaplow, Harvard University
   Discussant:   Lawrence White, Stern School of Business, New York University
 

Multiproduct Mergers and Quality Competition
By Justin Johnson; Cornell University
Andrew Rhodes; Toulouse School of Economics
   presented by: Justin Johnson, Cornell University
   Discussant:   Richard Lowery, University of Texas at Austin
 
Session ID 5: Pricing and Product Diversity 2
April 7, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Brewster Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Maximilian Schaefer, DIW Berlin
 

Airbnb and Rents: Evidence from Berlin
By Tomaso Duso; DIW Berlin & TU Berlin
Claus Michelsen; DIW Berlin
Maximilian Schaefer; DIW Berlin
Kevin Tran; DIW Berlin
   presented by: Maximilian Schaefer, DIW Berlin
   Discussant:   Matthijs Wildenbeest, Indiana U
 

Properties of Profit Premium in an Equilibrium Framework
By Zsolt Sandor; Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania
Attila Szocs; Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania
Matthijs Wildenbeest; Indiana U
   presented by: Matthijs Wildenbeest, Indiana U
   Discussant:   Elif Dilden, Kansas State University
 

Introduction of Greek Yogurt and Its Market Impacts on U.S. Yogurt Industry
By Elif Dilden; Kansas State University
Philip Gayle; Kansas State University
   presented by: Elif Dilden, Kansas State University
   Discussant:   Jacob Cosman, Johns Hopkins University
 

Minimum wage, labour costs, and product variety
By Jacob Cosman; Johns Hopkins University
Nathan Schiff; Shanghai U. of Finance and Economics
   presented by: Jacob Cosman, Johns Hopkins University
   Discussant:   Maximilian Schaefer, DIW Berlin
 
Session ID 8: Search Dynamics
April 7, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Pacific A, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Ricardo Ribeiro, Universidade Católica Portuguesa
 

Signaling in the Information Age: How Increasingly Public Lives Affects the Cost of Signaling
By B. Douglas Bernheim; Stanford University
Aaron Bodoh-Creed; University of California, Berkeley
   presented by: Aaron Bodoh-Creed, University of California, Berkeley
   Discussant:   Brennan Platt, Brigham Young University
 

Transition Dynamics in Equilibrium Search
By S. Nuray Akin; Ozyegin University
Brennan Platt; Brigham Young University
   presented by: Brennan Platt, Brigham Young University
   Discussant:   Chun-Hui Miao, University of South Carolina
 

Intermediation and The Pricing of Ancillary Goods
By Chun-Hui Miao; University of South Carolina
   presented by: Chun-Hui Miao, University of South Carolina
   Discussant:   Kole Reddig, Carnegie Mellon University
 

Repeat Consumer Search
By Alexei Parakhonya; University of Oxford
Andrew Rhodes; Toulouse School of Economics
   presented by: Alexei Parakhonyak, University of Oxford
   Discussant:   Kevin Tran, DIW Berlin
 
Session ID 14: Vertical Relationships: Evidence
April 7, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Georges Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Ambarish Chandra, University of Toronto
 

Effects of chain affiliation in the movie theater industry
By In Kyung Kim; Nazarbayev University
   presented by: In Kyung Kim, Nazarbayev University
   Discussant:   Chun-Yu Ho, University at Albany
 

Vertical Integration and Market Foreclosure in Media Markets: Evidence from the Chinese Motion Picture Industry
By Ricard Gil; Queen's University
Chun-Yu Ho; University at Albany
   presented by: Chun-Yu Ho, University at Albany
   Discussant:   Eric Lewis, Department of Justice
 

Diagnosing Price Dispersion
By Matthew Grennan; University of Pennsylvania, Wharton Scho
Ashley Swanson; University of Pennsylvania
   presented by: Matthew Grennan, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton Scho
   Discussant:   Ambarish Chandra, University of Toronto
 

The Evolution of Contracting
By Jeffrey Macher; Georgetown University
John Mayo; Georgetown University
   presented by: John Mayo, Georgetown University
   Discussant:   Claudia Moellers, Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)
 
Session ID 25: International Supply Chains and Joint Ventures
April 7, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Pacific B, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Ekaterina Kazakova, NRU Higher School of Economics
 

Outsourcing, Firm Innovation, and Industry Dynamics in the Production of Semiconductors
By Jeff Thurk; University of Notre Dame
   presented by: Jeff Thurk, University of Notre Dame
   Discussant:   Ekaterina Kazakova, NRU Higher School of Economics
 

Quid Pro Quo, Knowledge Spillovers and Industrial Quality Upgrading
By ,
   presented by: Jie Bai, Harvard University
   Discussant:   Tin Cheuk Leung, Wake Forest University
 

Productivity Dispersion, Import Competition, and Specialization in Multi-product Plants
By Scott Orr; University of British Columbia
   presented by: Scott Orr, University of British Columbia
   Discussant:   Flavio Stanchi, Cornell University
 

Recall and Response: Relationship Adjustments to Supply-Chain Shocks
By Emek Basker; U.S. Census Bureau
Fariha Kamal; Center for Economic Studies
   presented by: Emek Basker, U.S. Census Bureau
   Discussant:   Richard Friberg, Stockholm School of Economics
 
Session ID 33: Reputation design, management and its impact
April 7, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Pacific C, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Germán Bet, University of Florida
 

Optimal Presentation of Quality Ratings: Application to Coarsened Automobile Crashworthiness Ratings
By Benjamin Shiller; Brandeis University
   presented by: Benjamin Shiller, Brandeis University
   Discussant:   Zexuan Liu, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics
 

The Effects of Online Review Platforms on Restaurant Revenue, Survival Rate, Consumer Learning and Welfare
By Limin Fang; University of British Columbia
   presented by: Limin Fang, University of British Columbia
   Discussant:   Pat Akey, University of Toronto
 

Hacking Corporate Reputations
By Pat Akey; University of Toronto
Stefan Lewellen; Penn State University
Inessa Liskovich
   presented by: Pat Akey, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Germán Bet, University of Florida
 

Certification, Reputation and Entry: An Empirical Analysis
By Xiang Hui; Washington University in St. Louis
Maryam Saeedi; Carnegie Mellon University
Giancarlo Spagnolo; Stockholm School of Economics
Steven Tadelis; University of California Berkeley
   presented by: Maryam Saeedi, Carnegie Mellon University
   Discussant:   Bingxiao Wu, Rutgers University
 
Session ID 53: R&D Markets and Networks
April 7, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Atlantic 2, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Johannes Schneider, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
 

Market Structure and the Speed of R&D
By Dawei Fang; University of Gothenburg
Thomas Noe; University of Oxford
   presented by: Dawei Fang, University of Gothenburg
   Discussant:   Hong Luo, Harvard Business School
 

Measuring the Private and Social Returns to R&D: Unintended Spillovers versus Technology Markets
By Pere Arque-Castells; Northwestern University -Searle Center on Law, Regulation and Economic Gro
Daniel Spulber; Northwestern University
   presented by: Pere Arque-Castells, Northwestern University -Searle Center on Law, Regulation and Economic Gro
   Discussant:   Mikko Packalen, University of Waterloo
 

Optimal Licensing in Market with Quality Innovation
By Ting Liu; Stony Brook University
Yair Tauman
   presented by: Ting Liu, Stony Brook University
   Discussant:   Dawei Fang, University of Gothenburg
 
Session ID 70: Market Design Issues and Identification
April 7, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Thompson Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Par Holmberg, IFN, Stockholm.
 

Unobserved Heterogeneity in Auctions under Restricted Stochastic Dominance
By Yao Luo; University of Toronto
   presented by: Yao Luo, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   XiaoGang Che, Durham University Business School
 

On-line Trading Platforms in Global Commodity Markets
By Margarita Patria; CRA International
   presented by: Margarita Patria, CRA International
   Discussant:   Dakshina De Silva, Lancaster University
 

Comparing Auction Formats
By Elena Krasnokutskaya; Johns Hopkins
Yi Xin; California Institute of Technology
   presented by: Yi Xin, California Institute of Technology
   Discussant:   Ruli Xiao, Indiana University
 

Revenue Maximizing Mechanisms for Interruptible Services
By Georgios Petropoulos; MIT and Bruegel
   presented by: Georgios Petropoulos, MIT and Bruegel
   Discussant:   Par Holmberg, IFN, Stockholm.
 
Session ID 74: Competition and Networks
April 7, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Atlantic 3, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Gabriele Rovigatti, Bank of Italy
 

Subcontracting Network Formation among US Airline Carriers
By Georgia Kosmopoulo; University of Oklahoma
   presented by: Georgia Kosmopoulo, University of Oklahoma
   Discussant:   Sanghoon Kim, Boston University
 

Platform Design in Dynamic Matching Markets: An Empirical Analysis of Ride Hail
By Nicholas Buchholz; Princeton University
Jakub Kastl; Princeton University
Tobias Salz; MIT
   presented by: Nicholas Buchholz, Princeton University
   Discussant:   Krzysztof Wozniak, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
 

Competition in Network Industries: Evidence from Mobile Telecommunications in Rwanda
By Daniel Bjorkegren; Brown University
   presented by: Daniel Bjorkegren, Brown University
   Discussant:   Florian Schuett, Tilburg U
 

Broadband Internet, Competition, and Media Content: The Case of State-Controlled Television in China
By C. Matthew Shi; The Chinese University of Hong Kong
   presented by: C. Matthew Shi, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
   Discussant:   Kim Huynh, Bank of Canada
 
Session ID 76: Vertical Relationships and High-Tech Markets: Compass-Lexecon Sponsored Session
April 7, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Atlantic 1, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Kenneth Hendricks, University of Wisconsin Madison
 

Zero-Rating and Vertical Content Foreclosure
By Thomas Jeitschko; Michigan State University
Soo Jin Kim; ShanghaiTech University
Aleksandr Yankelevich; University of Kansas
   presented by: Soo Jin Kim, ShanghaiTech University
   Discussant:   Luke Froeb, Vanderbilt University
 

Nash-in-Shapley: Bargaining with Recursive Threat Points
By Luke Froeb; Vanderbilt University
Vladimir Mares; INSEAD
Steven Tschantz; Vanderbilt University
   presented by: Luke Froeb, Vanderbilt University
   Discussant:   Yossi Spiegel, Tel Aviv U
 

Dynamic Bargaining and Scale Effects in the Broadband Industry
By Daniel Goetz; University of Toronto
   presented by: Daniel Goetz, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Michael Waldman, Cornell University
 

Vertical Integration, Secrecy, and High-Tech Industries
By Michael Waldman; Cornell University
   presented by: Michael Waldman, Cornell University
   Discussant:   Soo Jin Kim, ShanghaiTech University
 
Session ID 35: Theoretical and Empirical Aspects of Nonlinear Pricing, Exclusive Territories and Mergers in Vertical Markets
April 7, 2019 8:00 to 10:00
Spectacle Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Niklas Duerr, ZEW Mannheim
 

Nonlinear Pricing by a Dominant Firm under Competition
By Yong Chao; University of Louisville
Guofu Tan; Department of Economics
Adam Chi Leung Wong; Lingnan University
   presented by: Yong Chao, University of Louisville
   Discussant:   Farhod Olimov, Pennsylvania State University
 

Mergers and innovation: Evidence from the Hard Disk Drive market
By Anna Rita Bennato; Loughborough University and Centre for Competition Policy
Stephen Davies; University of East Anglia
Franco Mariuzzo; University of East Anglia
Peter Ormosi; University of East Anglia
   presented by: Anna Rita Bennato, Loughborough University and Centre for Competition Policy
   Discussant:   Niklas Duerr, ZEW Mannheim
 

Exclusive Territories and Efficiency: Evidence from the brewing industry
By Jacob Burgdorf; University of Louisville
   presented by: Jacob Burgdorf, University of Louisville
   Discussant:   Franco Esteban Cattaneo, University of Mannheim
 
Session ID 47: Environmental II
April 7, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Caspian Room, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Shourjo Chakravort, Istanbul Technical University
 

Regulatory avoidance and spillover: The effects of environmental regulation on emissions at coal-fired plants
By Zach Raff; University of Wisconsin-Stout
Jason Walter; University of Wisconsin-Stout
   presented by: Zach Raff, University of Wisconsin-Stout
   Discussant:   Cuicui Chen, SUNY Albany
 

Shades of Integration: The restructuring of U.S. Electricity Markets
By Alexander MacKay; Harvard Business School
Ignacia Mercadal; Columbia University
   presented by: Alexander MacKay, Harvard Business School
   Discussant:   C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell, Cornell University
 

When Threats Become Credible: A Natural Experiment of Environmental Enforcement from Florida
By Wesley Blundell; California State University, East Bay
   presented by: Wesley Blundell, California State University, East Bay
   Discussant:   Shourjo Chakravort, Istanbul Technical University
 

A Dynamic Model of Subsidies: Theory and Application to the Ethanol Industry
By Fujin Yi; Nanjing Agricultural University
C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell; Cornell University
Karen Thome; USDA-ERS
   presented by: C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell, Cornell University
   Discussant:    Kenneth Corts, University of Toronto
 
Session ID 42: Empirical Analysis of Collusion
April 7, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Aegean Room, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Charles Taragin, US Department of Justice
 

Testing for Bid Rigging in California Highway Construction
By Nedko Yordanov; EconOne Research Inc
Phillip Johnson; EconOne Research Inc
Alexander Berry; EconOne Research Inc
   presented by: Nedko Yordanov, EconOne Research Inc
   Discussant:   Xiaowei Yu, Bates White Economic Consulting
 

The Canned Tuna Cartel
By Nathan Miller; Georgetown University
Marc Remer; Swarthmore College
Matthew Weinberg; The Ohio State University, Department of
   presented by: Marc Remer, Swarthmore College
   Discussant:   Daniel Gross, Harvard Business School
 

Assessment of Collusion Damages in First Price Auctions
By Maria Florencia Gabrielli; CONICET-UNCuyo
Manuel Willington; Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
   presented by: Maria Florencia Gabrielli, CONICET-UNCuyo
   Discussant:   Charles Taragin, US Department of Justice
 

Structure, Conduct, and Contact: Competition in Closely-Related Markets
By Alon Eizenberg; Hebrew University Jerusalem
Dalia Shilian; Israel Consumer Protection and Fair Trade Authority
   presented by: Alon Eizenberg, Hebrew University Jerusalem
   Discussant:   Jonathan Elliott, NYU Stern
 
Session ID 2: Retail Competition and its Implications in Food Markets
April 7, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Mediterranean Room, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Emily Wang, University of Massachusetts Amherst
 

Retail Price Discrimination and Food Waste
By STEPHEN HAMILTON; CAL POLY STATE UNIVERSITY
   presented by: STEPHEN HAMILTON, CAL POLY STATE UNIVERSITY
   Discussant:   Metin Cakir, University of Minnesota
 

Food Retail Competition in Local Markets
By Metin Cakir; University of Minnesota
Yanghao Wang
Timothy Park; USDA
   presented by: Metin Cakir, University of Minnesota
   Discussant:   Emily Wang, University of Massachusetts Amherst
 

Obesity and Self Control: Evidence from Food Purchase Data
By Ying Bao; University of Toronto
Matthew Osborne; University of Toronto
Emily Wang; University of Massachusetts Amherst
Edward Jaenicke; Penn State University
   presented by: Emily Wang, University of Massachusetts Amherst
   Discussant:   Timothy Richards, Arizona State University
 

Switching Cost and Store Choice
By Timothy Richards; Arizona State University
Jura Liaukonyte; Cornell University
   presented by: Timothy Richards, Arizona State University
   Discussant:   STEPHEN HAMILTON, CAL POLY STATE UNIVERSITY
 
Session ID 15: Horizontal Relationships
April 7, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Brewster Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Aaron Barkley, University of Melbourne
 

Modeling Horizontal Shareholding with Ownership Dispersion
By Duarte Brito; Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Einer Elhauge; Harvard University
Ricardo Ribeiro; Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Helder Vasconcelos; University of Porto and CEF.UP
   presented by: Ricardo Ribeiro, Universidade Católica Portuguesa
   Discussant:   Kyle Wilson, Pomona College
 

How to Draw the Line: Local Market Definition in Entry Threshold Models
By Dieter Pennerstorfer; University of Linz
Biliana Yontcheva; Vienna University of Economics and Business
   presented by: Biliana Yontcheva, Vienna University of Economics and Business
   Discussant:   Alexander McGlothlin, University of Kentucky
 

Acquisitions of Craft Brewers: The Economic Consequences
By Kenneth Elzinga; University of Virginia
Alexander McGlothlin; University of Kentucky
   presented by: Alexander McGlothlin, University of Kentucky
   Discussant:   Yannis Kerkemezos, Erasmus University Rotterdam
 

Cost and Efficiency in Government Outsourcing: Evidence from the Dredging Industry
By Aaron Barkley; University of Melbourne
   presented by: Aaron Barkley, University of Melbourne
   Discussant:   Birger Wernerfelt, MIT
 

THE EXISTENCE AND NATURE OF MULTI-BUSINESS FIRMS: DOUBLE SPECIALIZATION AND NEIGHBORING BUSINESSES
By Birger Wernerfelt; MIT
   presented by: Birger Wernerfelt, MIT
   Discussant:   Hamed Ghoddusi, Stevens Institute of Technology
 
Session ID 19: Effects of Price Discrimination
April 7, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Pacific A, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Andrew Butters, Indiana University
 

Price Discrimination and Public Policy in the U.S. College Market
By Ian Fillmore; Washington University in St. Louis
   presented by: Ian Fillmore, Washington University in St. Louis
   Discussant:   Andrew Butters, Indiana University
 

Why Isn't Soup Cheaper in the Summer? Evidence From Scanner Data
By Andrew Butters; Indiana University
Daniel Sacks; Kelley School of Business, Indiana Unive
Boyoung Seo; Indiana University
   presented by: Andrew Butters, Indiana University
   Discussant:   Yejia Xu, University of Southern California
 

Steering Incentives and Bundling Practices in the Telecommunications Industry
By Brian McManus; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hil
Aviv Nevo; University of Pennsylvania
Zachary Nolan; Duke University
Jonathan Williams; University of North Carolina – Chapel
   presented by: Zachary Nolan, Duke University
   Discussant:   Andre Boik, University of California (Davis)
 

Near-Miss Accidents
By Matthew Shum; California Institute of Technology
Yi Xin; California Institute of Technology
   presented by: Yi Xin, California Institute of Technology
   Discussant:   Ryan Sandler, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
 
Session ID 21: Variety, Quality, and Pricing in Online Markets
April 7, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Georges Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Leonardo Madio, Universitè Catholique de Louvain
 

Shopping Cost and Multi-Seller Agglomeration
By Jean-Pierre Benoit; London Business School
Ming Gao; Tsinghua University
   presented by: Ming Gao, Tsinghua University
   Discussant:   Michelangelo Rossi, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
 

Optimal Quality Ratings and Market Outcomes
By Hugo Hopenhayn; University of California Los Angeles
Maryam Saeedi; Carnegie Mellon University
   presented by: Maryam Saeedi, Carnegie Mellon University
   Discussant:   Dingwei GU, HKUST
 

Proportional vs. Unit Fees: Incentive and Welfare
By Dingwei GU; HKUST
Zhiyong Yao; Fudan University, School of Management
Wen Zhou; University of Hong Kong
   presented by: Dingwei GU, HKUST
   Discussant:   Marco Schwarz, University of Innsbruck
 

The Ownership of Data
By Anastasios Dosis; ESSEC Business School
Wilfried Sand-Zantman; Toulouse School of Economics
   presented by: Anastasios Dosis, ESSEC Business School
   Discussant:   Maryam Saeedi, Carnegie Mellon University
 
Session ID 24: Product Demand in International Markets
April 7, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Pacific B, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Giulia Brancaccio, Cornell University
 

The World is Not Enough: Globalization's Impact on the Movie Industry
By Tin Cheuk Leung; Wake Forest University
Shi Qi; College of William and Mary
   presented by: Tin Cheuk Leung, Wake Forest University
   Discussant:   Emek Basker, U.S. Census Bureau
 

Endogenous Vertical Differentiation, Variety, and the Unequal Gains from Trade
By Gunnar Heins; University of Florida
   presented by: Gunnar Heins, University of Florida
   Discussant:   Scott Orr, University of British Columbia
 

Hump-shaped cross-price effects and the extensive margin in cross-border shopping
By Richard Friberg; Stockholm School of Economics
Frode Steen; Norwegian School of Economics
Simen Ulsaker; Norwegian School of Economics
   presented by: Richard Friberg, Stockholm School of Economics
   Discussant:   R. Hiller, Fairfield University
 

The Effects of Tariffs on Tablet Prices, Demand and Welfare
By R. Hiller; Fairfield University
Scott Savage; University of Colorado at Boulder
   presented by: R. Hiller, Fairfield University
   Discussant:   Zening Li, Bates White Economic Consulting
 
Session ID 28: Demand, Pricing, and Welfare in Health Care Markets
April 7, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Atlantic 1, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Debi Mohapatra, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
 

Size Matters -- How Consumers' Energy Drink Consumption Is Affected by Package Size Changes
By Lai Jiang; University of California, Irvine
   presented by: Lai Jiang, University of California, Irvine
   Discussant:   Debi Mohapatra, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
 

Antibacterial resistance and the cost of affecting demand: the case of UK antibiotics
By Farasat Bokhari; University of East Anglia
Franco Mariuzzo; University of East Anglia
Weijie Yan; University of East Anglia
   presented by: Farasat Bokhari, University of East Anglia
   Discussant:   Anh Nguyen, Carnegie Mellon University
 

Non-Tariff Barriers and Bargaining in Generic Pharmaceuticals
By Sharat Ganapati; Georgetown University
Rebecca McKibbin; University of Sydney
   presented by: Sharat Ganapati, Georgetown University
   Discussant:   Masaki Nakabayashi, The University of Tokyo
 

Controlling for Beneficiary Selection Uncovers Adverse Trends in Estimated ACO Savings
By Marietou Ouayogode; Dartmouth College
Ellen Meara; Dartmouth College
Kate Ho; Princeton University
Christopher Snyder; Dartmouth College
Carrie Colla; Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
   presented by: Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College
   Discussant:   Christoph Bauner, University of Massachusetts Amherst
 
Session ID 57: Learning and Judging
April 7, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Atlantic 2, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Hugo Hopenhayn, University of California Los Angeles
 

INFORMATION, RELATIVE PERFORMANCE AND TECHNOLOGY ABANDONMENT
By Bingxiao Wu; Rutgers University
Guy David; University of Pennsylvania
   presented by: Bingxiao Wu, Rutgers University
   Discussant:   Conor Ryan,
 

Learning Where to Drill: Drilling Decisions and Geological Quality in the Haynesville Shale
By Mark Agerton; UC Davis
   presented by: Mark Agerton, UC Davis
   Discussant:   Giulia Pavan, Toulouse School of Economics
 

Judgment Aggregation in Creative Production: Evidence from the Movie Industry
By Hong Luo; Harvard Business School
   presented by: Hong Luo, Harvard Business School
   Discussant:   Emil Palikot, Toulouse School of Economics
 

Incremental Process Innovation and Competitive Cost Reduction
By Kenneth Simons; Rensselaer
   presented by: Kenneth Simons, Rensselaer
   Discussant:   Hugo Hopenhayn, University of California Los Angeles
 
Session ID 77: New Empirical Methods II
April 7, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Thompson Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Lidia Kosenkova, University of Virginia
 

On Testing Continuity and the Detection of Failures
By Matthew Backus; Columbia University
Sida Peng; MICROSOFT RESEARCH
   presented by: Sida Peng, MICROSOFT RESEARCH
   Discussant:   Adam Dearing, The Ohio State University
 

Identification and Estimation of Demand for Bundles
By Alessandro Iaria; University of Bristol
Ao Wang; CREST
   presented by: Ao Wang, CREST
   Discussant:   Sida Peng, MICROSOFT RESEARCH
 

An Instrumental Variable Approach to Dynamic Models
By Steven Berry; Yale University
Giovanni Compiani
   presented by: Giovanni Compiani,
   Discussant:   Ao Wang, CREST
 

Pseudo-Value Functions and Closed-Form CCP Estimation of Dynamic Discrete Choice Models
By Adam Dearing; The Ohio State University
   presented by: Adam Dearing, The Ohio State University
   Discussant:   Giovanni Compiani,
 
Session ID 34: Theoretical and Empirical Aspects of Price Discrimination and Bargaining in Vertical Markets
April 7, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Atlantic 3, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Anna Rita Bennato, Loughborough University and Centre for Competition Policy
 

Private Labels and Bargaining in the Supply Chain: The Case of Wine
By Alexander Gross; University of Virginia
   presented by: Alexander Gross, University of Virginia
   Discussant:   Danial Asmat, US Department of Justice
 

An Empirical Analysis of Minimum Advertised Price Restrictions
By Danial Asmat; US Department of Justice
Chenyu Yang; University of Rochester
   presented by: Danial Asmat, US Department of Justice
   Discussant:   Anna Rita Bennato, Loughborough University and Centre for Competition Policy
 

Wholesale Market Power and the Limited Profitability of Retail Zone Pricing
By Jeff Thurk; University of Notre Dame
Katja Seim; University of Pennsylvania
Eugenio Miravete; University of Texas at Austin
   presented by: Jeff Thurk, University of Notre Dame
   Discussant:   Jacob Burgdorf, University of Louisville
 
Session ID 37: Collusion Facilitators
April 7, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Pacific C, 3rd floor
 
Session Chair: Justin Johnson, Cornell University
 

Cartel Breakdown and Minority Share Acquisition
By Niklas Duerr; ZEW Mannheim
Jan Rönn; ZEW Mannheim
   presented by: Niklas Duerr, ZEW Mannheim
   Discussant:   Vivek Ghosal, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
 

Trade Associations and Collusion among Many Agents: Evidence from Physicians
By Jorge Ale Chilet; Bar Ilan University
Juan Pablo Atal; University of Pennsylvania
   presented by: Jorge Ale Chilet, Bar Ilan University
   Discussant:   Joseph Clougherty, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champai
 

Corporate Disclosure as a Tacit Coordination Mechanism: Evidence from Cartel Enforcement Regulations
By Thomas Bourveau; Columbia Business School
Guoman She; The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Alminas Zaldokas; HKUST
   presented by: Thomas Bourveau, Columbia Business School
   Discussant:   Hyo Kang, UC Berkeley
 

Minority share acquisitions and collusion: evidence from the introduction of national leniency programs
By Sven Heim; Mines ParisTech, CERNA
kai Huschelrath; Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences
Ulrich Laitenberger; Telecom ParisTech
Yossi Spiegel; Tel Aviv U
   presented by: Yossi Spiegel, Tel Aviv U
   Discussant:   Justin Johnson, Cornell University
 
Session ID 55: R&D Collaboration and Coordination
April 7, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Spectacle Room, 4th floor
 
Session Chair: Pere Arque-Castells, Northwestern University -Searle Center on Law, Regulation and Economic Gro
 

Innovation, partner configuration and partner adaptation in R&D alliances
By Mathias Beck; ETH Zurich
Cindy Lopes-Bento; Maastricht University
   presented by: Mathias Beck, ETH Zurich
   Discussant:   Moritz Suppliet, Tilburg University
 

Persuading to Participate: Coordination on a Standard
By Benjamin Balzer; University of Technology Sydney
Johannes Schneider; Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
   presented by: Johannes Schneider, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
   Discussant:   Jorge Lemus, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
 

Participation in Standards Organizations: The Role of R&D Expenditures, Patents, and the Product-Market Position
By Justus Baron; Northwestern University
Cher Li; Nottingham University Business School
Shukhrat Nasirov; DeMontfort University
   presented by: Justus Baron, Northwestern University
   Discussant:   Pere Arque-Castells, Northwestern University -Searle Center on Law, Regulation and Economic Gro
 

Diversification and information in contests
By Jorge Lemus; University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Emil Temnyalov; University of Technology Sydney
   presented by: Jorge Lemus, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
   Discussant:   Ting Liu, Stony Brook University
 

76 sessions, 284 papers, and 4 presentations with no associated papers
 
Index of Participants

Legend: C=chair, P=Presenter, D=Discussant
#ParticipantRoles in Conference
1Abreu, LuisP78, D78
2Agerton, MarkD50, P57
3Akey, PatP33, D33
4Ale Chilet, JorgeD40, P37
5Allende, ClaudiaP67
6Andreyanov, PavelP60, D69
7Arque-Castells, PereP53, D55, C55
8Asmat, DanialP34, D34
9Bai, JieD64, P25
10Balat, JorgeD60, P51
11Barkley, AaronD13, P15, C15
12Baron, JustusD54, P55
13Basker, EmekP25, D24
14Bauner, ChristophP30, D28
15Beck, MathiasD6, P55
16Bennato, Anna RitaP35, D34, C34
17Bet, GermánP31, D33, C33
18Bhattacharya, VivekP44, D44
19Bjorkegren, DanielD66, P74
20Blundell, WesleyD45, C45, P47
21Bodoh-Creed, AaronD67, P8
22Boik, AndreP16, D19
23Bokhari, FarasatD30, P28
24Borowsky, JonathanP62, D9
25Bourveau, ThomasD79, P37
26Brancaccio, GiuliaC64, D17, C17, C24
27Brandewie, TedD79
28Brown, ZachD63, P18
29Buchholz, NicholasD61, P74
30Burani, NadiaP17, D16
31Burgdorf, JacobP35, D34
32Burguet, RobertoD61, P39
33Butner, MatthewP66, D45
34Butters, AndrewP19, D19, C19
35Cakir, MetinP2, D2
36Caminal, RamonP7, D3
37Cattaneo, Franco EstebanP65, D35
38Chakraborty, PavelP54, D54
39Chakravort, ShourjoP45, D47, C47
40Chan, LesterP61, D20
41Chandra, AmbarishP16, D14, C14
42Chao, YongD36, P35
43Che, XiaoGangP69, D70
44Chen, CuicuiP46, D47
45Chen, NaibinP62, D71
46Chipty, TasneemC80
47Chisholm, DarleneC78
48Cho, Sung-JinD7, P3
49Ciliberto, FedericoC65, C79
50Clougherty, JosephP79, D37
51Compiani, GiovanniP77, D77
52Conlon, ChristopherP4, D4, C4
53Cook, EmilyP56, D56
54Corts, KennethP39, D47
55Cosman, JacobP5, D5
56Dafny, LeemoreP80
57de Fontenay, CatherineP56, D56, C56
58de Roos, NicolasP18, D16, C16
59De Silva, DakshinaP68, D70
60de Winter, JasperD54, P52
61Dearing, AdamP4, D4, P77, D77
62Deltas, GeorgeD44, C44, P27
63Demperio, StephanieD39
64Diez, FedericoP51
65Dilden, ElifP5, D5
66Dodonova, AnnaP68, C68, D69, C69
67Dogan, MustafaD12, P75
68Donna, Javier D.P6, D6
69Dosis, AnastasiosD20, P21
70Drugov, MikhailP20, D75
71Duerr, NiklasD35, C35, P37
72Eisenberg, TomP64, D51
73Eizenberg, AlonD65, P42
74Elliott, JonathanP43, D42
75Englmaier, FlorianC11, P12, D48
76Eschenbaum, NicolasP71, D72
77Esteve-Gonzalez, PatriciaD68
78Eun, Dong-JaeP18
79Falcettoni, ElenaP59
80Fang, LiminP33
81Fang, DaweiP53, D53
82Farronato, ChiaraD63, C63, P71
83Feinberg, RobertP52, D52
84Feng, JoshP3, D3
85Filistrucchi, LapoP72, D72
86Fillmore, IanD18, P19
87Fioretti, MicheleP63, D30
88Fleckinger, PierreD10, P9
89Forbes, SilkeD65
90Friberg, RichardD25, P24
91Froeb, LukeP76, D76
92Gabrielli, Maria FlorenciaD43, P42
93Galasso, AlbertoP50, D52
94Ganapati, SharatD29, C29, P27, D40, P28
95Gao, MingD20, P21
96García, RaffiP27, D27
97Ghoddusi, HamedD15
98Ghosal, VivekP36, D37
99Goetz, DanielD72, C72, P76
100Greenstein, ShaneP75, D75
101Grennan, MatthewD63, P40, D40, P14
102Gross, AlexanderD43, P34
103Gross, DanielP43, D42
104GU, DingweiP21, D21
105Gu, GraceP78, D78
106Hall, RobertP4, D4
107HAMILTON, STEPHENP2, D2
108Hefti, AndreasP78, D78
109Heins, GunnarD27, P24
110Hendricks, KennethD60, C60, C76
111Hiller, R.P24, D24
112Ho, KateP80
113Ho, Chun-YuP14, D14
114Holmberg, ParD70, C70
115Hopenhayn, HugoP52, D57, C57
116Horvath, KrisztinaP58, D29
117Hou, ChenxueP71, D71
118Hsieh, Yu-WeiP75, D75
119Huang, YangguangP20, D72
120Huynh, KimP72, D74
121Janssen, AljoschaP63, D30
122Jaumandreu, JordiC66, P6, C6, D51
123Jelnov, ArtyomD48, P49
124Jeon, JihyeP29
125Jiang, LaiD29, P28
126Johnson, JustinP38, D37, C37
127Kalouptsidi, MyrtoD64, P18
128Kang, HyoP65, D37
129Kaplow, LouisD36, P38
130Kawaguchi, KoheiD18, P17
131Kazakova, EkaterinaP27, D25, C25
132Ke, TonyP9, D9
133Kerkemezos, YannisP65, D15
134Kim, SanghoonP63, D74
135Kim, HarimP6, D6
136Kim, MinkyungP11, D11
137Kim, In KyungD12, C12, P14
138Kim, Soo JinP76, D76
139Kosenkova, LidiaP68, D52, C77
140Kosmopoulo, GeorgiaD18, C18, P74
141Kwoka, JohnD59, C39
142Lafontaine, FrancineC58, C52
143Laine, LiisaP59, P9, D9
144Laser, FalkP44, D44
145Lee, Chung-YingP29, D30
146Lemus, JorgeP55, D55
147Leung, Tin CheukD25, P24
148Levonyan, VardgesP48, D49
149Lewis, MatthewD66, P16
150Lewis, EricP12, D14
151Li, JianhuiP3, D3
152Li, ZeningP44, D24
153Lin, HaizhenC43, P40, D40
154Lin Lawell, C.-Y. CynthiaP6, D6, P3, D3, C3, P47, D47
155Liu, ZexuanP31, D33
156Liu, HengD7, P10
157Liu, YoumingD22
158Liu, ChangP72
159Liu, TingP53, D55
160Lo, Desmond (Ho-Fu)P11, D11
161Lowery, RichardP39, D38
162Luo, HongD53, P57
163Luo, YaoD68, P70
164Ma, Ching-to AlbertD59
165Ma, GuoxuanP60, D69
166MacKay, AlexanderD64, D46, C46, D39, P40, P47
167Madio, LeonardoP20, D20, P10, C21
168Magnolfi, LorenzoD60, P79
169Maican, FlorinP32, D32
170Maini, LucaD36, P40
171Mairesse, JacquesP56, D56
172Markovich, SaritD62, P22, C22
173Marra, MarleenP69, D48
174Mayo, JohnD11, P14
175McCallum, AndrewP27, D49
176McDonald, StuartD31, P32
177McGlothlin, AlexanderP15, D15
178McRae, ShaunP45, D45
179McWeeny, DennisP67, D79
180Miao, Chun-HuiP8, D8
181Milliou, ChrysovalantouP13, D13
182Moellers, ClaudiaP11, D14
183Mohapatra, DebiP29, D28, C28
184Mortimer, JulieP16, D16
185Moshary, SarahD71, C71, P48, C48
186Mullin, WallaceD48, P49
187Murry, CharlesD65
188Nakabayashi, MasakiP43, P13, D28
189Newberry, PeterD67, P71
190Ng, TravisP38
191Nguyen, AnhP29, P12, D13, C13, D28
192Nolan, ZacharyD16, P19
193Olimov, FarhodP61, D35
194Onishi, KenP45, D45
195Orr, ScottP25, D24
196Packalen, MikkoP54, D53
197Palikot, EmilP62, D57
198Parakhonyak, AlexeiD7, P8
199Parakhonyak, AnastasiaP10, D10
200Patria, MargaritaD27, C27, P70
201Pavan, GiuliaP50, D57
202Paz y Mino, Jose ManuelP79, D79
203Peng, SidaP17, D17, P77, D77
204Peng, YushiP44, D44
205Peters, BettinaP50, D51, C51
206Petropoulos, GeorgiosD10, P70
207Platt, BrennanP8, D8
208Porter, RobertC67, C40
209Prager, RobinC49
210Puller, StevenD39, P45
211Qiu, Yin Jia (Jeff)P66, D56
212Raff, ZachD46, P47
213Rasch, AlexanderP39
214Rasmusen, EricP13, D13
215Raval, DeveshD58, D50, P51
216Reddig, KoleP59, D8
217Reimers, ImkeD67, P56
218Remer, MarcD36, P42
219Reynaert, MathiasD66, P46
220Ribeiro, RicardoP9, D9, C8, P15
221Richards, TimothyP2, D2
222Richards-Shubik, SethD58, P30, C30
223Ritz, RobertD46, P49
224Roberts, MarkD59, C59
225Rosato, AntonioP7, D9
226Rossi, MichelangeloP61, D21
227Rovigatti, GabrieleP11, D11, C74
228Rubens, MichaelP64, D51
229Ruchti, ThomasP31, D32
230Ryan, ConorP58, D57
231Rysman, MarcD62, C75
232Saeedi, MaryamD61, C61, P33, P21, D21
233Salant, StephenD27, P30
234Salz, TobiasD18
235Sandler, RyanP36, D19
236Schaefer, MaximilianP5, D5, C5
237Schain, Jan PhilipD43, P79
238Schmidbauer, EricD7, C7, P9
239Schneider, JohannesD54, C54, C53, P55
240Schuett, FlorianP54, D74
241Schwarz, MarcoP10, D21
242Scott, JonathanP46, D46
243Shankar, KameshwariP22, D22
244Shelegia, SandroP7, D12, C9
245Shi, C. MatthewD71, P74
246Shiller, BenjaminD17, P33
247Simons, KennethD50, C50, P57
248Sinitsyn, MaximD39, P79
249Slattery, CailinP60, D31
250Snyder, ChristopherD62, P28
251So, JaeminP58
252Spiegel, YossiD76, P37
253Springel, KatalinP46, D49
254Stanchi, FlavioP66, D25
255Steck, AndrewP50, D50
256Steinbaum, MarshallP51, D79
257Suppliet, MoritzP54, D55
258Sweeney, RichardD68, P69
259Syverson, ChadP82
260Taragin, CharlesP36, D42, C42
261Thurk, JeffD43, P25, P34
262Tran, KevinP67, D8
263Tremblay, MarkC20, P22, D22
264Van Reenen, JohnP82
265Vanormelingen, StijnP52, D52
266Varela, MauricioP4, D4
267Vergote, WouterP7, D10, C10
268Waisman, CaioP68, D68
269Waldman, MichaelP76, D76
270Walter, JasonP22, D22
271Wang, AoP77, D77
272Wang, EmilyP2, D2, C2
273Wang, JinP31, D32
274Wernerfelt, BirgerP15, D15
275Whaley, ChristopherD29, P30
276White, ArlynnP48
277White, LawrenceP36, C36, D38, C38
278Wildenbeest, MatthijsP5, D5
279Williams, EmilyC62, D31, C31, P49
280Wilson, NathanD58, P75, D75
281Wilson, KyleP43, D15
282Wilson, WesleyP48, D49
283Wozniak, KrzysztofP72, D74
284Wu, SherryD31, P32
285Wu, BingxiaoP32, D33, P57
286Xiao, RuliP69, D70
287Xin, YiD69, P70, P19
288Xu, YejiaP20, D19
289Yontcheva, BilianaD32, C32, P15
290Yordanov, NedkoD38, P42
291Yu, XiaoweiP13, D42
292Zhao, YingyanP64, D27
293Zhu, RuizhiP78, D78

 

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