Seminars: Industrial Organization

Term:  FALL 2020
Location:  ZOOM MEETING (Link to be sent via Listserve)
Day & Time:  Tuesdays 3:00-4:15  
Description:  Invited scholars from other institutions present current research in the field in a seminar setting.
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Date   Speaker                                                       Title
September 8  Ben Klopack (Texas A&M University) One Size Fits All? The Value of Standardized Retail Chains
September 22  Chad Syverson (Chicago Booth) Product Innovation, Product Diversification, and Firm Growth: Evidence from Japan’s Early Indus-trialization,” with Serguey Braguinsky, Atsushi Ohyama, and Tetsuji Okazaki

Monday, September 28 joint with MIT @ MIT

  Kei Kawai (UC Berkeley)

 Using Bid Rotation and Incumbency to Detect Collusion: A Regression Discontinuity Approach  (with Jun Nakabayashi and Juan Ortner)

October 5
Harvard only

 Nicola Rosaia (Harvard, Job Mkt)  Competing Platforms in Transport Equilibrium
October 6 Laura Lasio Stigma as a Barrier to Adoption of Innovation>  (with Laura Grigolon)

October 19
Harvard ONLY

Allen Zhang (Harvard, Job Mkt) Estimation of High-Dimensional Dynamic Games: Fintech Lenders and Bank Branch Closures
October 20 El Hadi Caoui (University of Toronto) A Study of Umbrella Damages from Bid-
November 3 NO Seminar - Election Day  
November 10 Chris Sullivan (University of Wisconsin - Madison) Testing Firm Conduct  (with Lorenzo Magnolfi)
November 17 Marleen Marra (Sciences Po)  Estimating an auction platform game with two-sided entry
December 1 Ariel Pakes (Harvard University) Unobserved Heterogeneity, State Dependence,
and Health Plan Choices