Authors, please upload your paper here.

 


NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH, INC.

Industrial Organization Program Meeting

Michael Dickstein and Ali Hortacsu, Organizers

February 20-21, 2015

SIEPR,

Stanford University
366 Galvez Street,

Stanford, CA

 

Friday February 20

 

8:00 am

Continental Breakfast

 

 

 

Joint IO/Insurance Working Group meeting

(co-organized with Liran Einav and Kenneth Froot)

 

 

8:30 am

Maria Polyakova, Stanford University

 

The Welfare Eff ects of Supply-Side Regulations in Medicare Part D (with Francesco Decarolis and Stephen P. Ryan)

 

 

 

Discussant: Mark Duggan, Stanford University and NBER

 

 

9:30 am

Break

 

 

9:45 am

Neale Mahoney, University of Chicago and NBER

 

Imperfect Competition in Selection Markets (with Glen Weyl)

 

 

 

Discussant: Timothy Bresnahan, Stanford University and NBER

 

 

10:45 am

Break

 

 

11:00 am

Elisabeth Honka, University of Texas at Dallas

 

Simultaneous or Sequential? Search Strategies in the U.S. Auto Insurance Industry (with Pradeep Chintagunta)

 

 

 

Discussant: Jean-Francois Houde, University of Pennsylvania and NBER

 

 

12:00 n

Lunch

 

 

 

IO Program Meeting

 

 

1:30 pm

Nicola Pavanini, University of Zurich

 

Asymmetric Information and Imperfect Competition in Lending Markets (with Gregory Crawford and Fabiano Schivardi)

 

 

 

Discussant: Gregor Matvos, University of Chicago and NBER

 

 

2:30 pm

Michael Sinkinson, University of Pennsylvania 

 

Ask Your Doctor? Direct-to-Consumer Advertising of Pharmaceuticals (with Amanda Starc)

 

 

 

Discussant: Brad Shapiro, University of Chicago

 

 

3:30 pm

Break

 

 

4:00 pm

Harikesh Nair, Stanford University

 

Complementarities in Consumption and the Consumer Demand for Advertising

 

(with Anna Tuchman and Pedro Gardete)

 

 

 

Discussant: Joel Waldfogel, University of Minnesota and NBER

 

 

5:00 pm

Adjourn

 

 

6:00 pm

Group Dinner Indo Restaurant, 3295 El Camino Real, Palo Alto

 

 

Saturday, February 21

 

 

8:15 am

Continental Breakfast

 

 

9:00 am

Nikhil Agarwal, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER

 

Demand Analysis Using Strategic Reports: An Application to a School Choice Mechanism (with Paulo J. Somaini)

 

 

 

Discussant: Eric Budish, University of Chicago

 

 

10:00 am

Gautam Gowrisankaran, University of Arizona and NBER

 

Myopia and Complex Dynamic Incentives: Evidence from Medicare Part D

(with Christina M. Dalton and Robert Town)

 

 

 

Discussant: Jason Abaluck, Yale University and NBER

 

 

11:00 am

Break

 

 

11:30 am

Ali Yurukoglu, Stanford University and NBER

 

The Welfare E ects of Vertical Integration in Multichannel Television Markets

(with Gregory Crawford, Robin S. Lee, and Michael D. Whinston)

 

 

 

Discussant: Julie Mortimer, Boston College and NBER

 

 

12:30 pm

Lunch

 

 

1:30 pm

Jean-Pierre H. Dube, University of Chicago and NBER

 

Self-Signaling and Prosocial Behavior: A Cause Marketing Mobile Field Experiment (with Xueming Luo and Zheng Fang)

 

 

 

Discussant: Stefano DellaVigna, University of California at Berkeley and NBER

 

 

2:30 pm

Daniel Bjorkegren, Brown University

 

The Adoption of Network Goods: Evidence from the Spread of Mobile Phones in Rwanda

 

 

 

Discussant: Przemek Jeziorski, University of California at Berkeley

 

 

3:30 pm

Adjourn