ECON 3650HFB: The Industrial Organization Workshop

ECON 3650HFB: The Industrial Organization Workshop

Spring 2017

Instructors: Ariel Pakes, Robin Lee, and Myrto Kalouptsidi

Meeting Time: Monday 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location: Littauer M-16, North Yard

Course Description: Speakers present current research in the field in a seminar setting. Students must complete both parts of this course (parts A and B) within the same academic year in order to receive credit.





 January 23

 No Workshop

 January 30

 No Workshop


 February 6

 Michael Whinson (MIT)

 The Welfare Impact of Long-Term Health Insurance Contracts

                    with Ben Handel and Igal Hendel  

 February 13

Liran Einav (Stanford)  

Provider Incentives and Health Care Costs: Evidence from Long-Term Care Hospitals
             with Amy Finkelstein and Neale Mahoney

 February 20

 President's Day

 February 27

  Joint with MIT @ MIT

 Martin Schmalz (Michigan)  

Anti-Competitive Effects of Common Ownership

                      With José Azar and Isabel Tecu 

  March 6

  Joint with MIT @ Harvard

 Ali Hortacsu (Chicago)


 March 13

 Spring Break

 March 20

  Joint with MIT @ MIT

 David Dranove (Northwestern)

The Effect of Hospital Acquisitions of Physician Practices on Prices and Spending

           with Cory Capps and Christiopher Ody

 March 27  Department Seminar

 April 3

 Monica Schnitzer (Munich)

How Antitrust Enforcement Can Spur Innovation: Bell Labs and the 1956 Consent Decree
       with Martin Watzinger, Thomas A. Fackler, and Markus Nagler

 April 10

 John Asker (UCLA)

 Market Power and Production (Mis)Allocation: A Study of the World Oil Market     with Allan Collard-Wexler and Jan De Loecker

 April 17

 Jakub Kastl (Princeton)

  Quantifying Delay Externalities in Airline Networks   

                  with Liyu Dou and John Lazarev

 April 24

Joint with MIT @ Harvard

 Eric Budish (Booth)

Will the Market Fix the Market? A Theory of Stock Exchange Competition and Innovation        with Robin Lee and John Shim


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