SI 2020 Industrial Organization

Ying Fan, Jakub Kastl, and Thomas G. Wollmann, Organizers

July 9-17, 2020

Meeting on Thursday, July 9, Thursday July 16 and Friday, July 17 only


Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, July 9
July 9 presentation format: 30 minutes presenter, 15 minutes discussant, 15 minutes audience Q&A
12:00 pm
José A. Azar, IESE Business School
Steven T. Berry, Yale University and NBER
Ioana Marinescu, University of Pennsylvania and NBER

Estimating Labor Market Power
Discussant: Elena Prager, University of Rochester and NBER
1:00 pm
1:10 pm
Amit Gandhi, Airbnb
Anya Samek, University of California, San Diego and NBER
Ricardo Serrano-Padial, Drexel University

On Information and the Demand for Insurance (slides)
Discussant: Shoshana Vasserman, Stanford University and NBER (slides)
2:10 pm
2:20 pm
Debi Prasad Mohapatra, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Yang Zhang, Cornell University

Does Market Exclusivity Improve Access to Drugs? The Case of US Anti-Ulcer Drug Market (slides)
Discussant: Matthew Shum, California Institute of Technology
3:20 pm
Breakout Rooms
4:00 pm
Thursday, July 16
July 16 presentation format: 30 minutes presenter, 15 minutes discussant, 15 minutes audience Q&A
12:00 pm
Sergio Mayordomo, Banco de España
Nicola Pavanini, Tilburg University
Emanuele Tarantino, LUISS and EIEF

The Impact of Alternative Forms of Bank Consolidation on Credit Supply and Financial Stability (slides)
Discussant: Jose-Luis Peydro, Imperial College London
1:00 pm
1:10 pm
Jason Allen, Bank of Canada
Robert Clark, Queen's University
Brent R. Hickman, Washington University in St. Louis
Eric Richert, University of Chicago

Resolving Failed Banks: Uncertainty, Multiple Bidding & Auction Design
Discussant: John Asker, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER
2:10 pm
2:20 pm
Vivek Bhattacharya, Northwestern University and NBER
Gastón Illanes, Northwestern University and NBER
Manisha Padi, University of California at Berkeley

Fiduciary Duty and the Market for Financial Advice. (slides)
Discussant: Mark L. Egan, Harvard University and NBER
3:20 pm
Breakout Rooms
4:00 pm
Friday, July 17
July 17 presentation format: 20 minutes presenter, 15 minutes discussant, 15 minutes audience Q&A
12:00 pm
Harim Kim, NHH Norwegian School of Economics

Cleaner but Volatile Energy? The Effect of Coal Plant Retirement on Market Competition in the Wholesale Electricity Market (slides)
Discussant: Meredith Fowlie, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
12:50 pm
Andrew Butters, Indiana University
Daniel W. Sacks, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Boyoung Seo, Indiana University

How Do National Firms Respond to Local Shocks? Evidence from Excise Taxes
Discussant: Glenn Ellison, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
1:40 pm
1:50 pm
Shaun McRae, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
Frank A. Wolak, Stanford University and NBER

Market Power and Incentive-Based Capacity Payment Mechanisms (slides)
Discussant: Nicholas Ryan, Yale University and NBER
2:40 pm
Steve Bond, University of Oxford
Arshia Hashemi, University of Chicago
Greg Kaplan, University of Chicago and NBER
Piotr Zoch, University of Warsaw

Some Unpleasant Markup Arithmetic: Production Function Elasticities and their Estimation from Production Data (slides)
Discussant: Daniel Ackerberg, University of Texas at Austin (slides)
3:30 pm
Breakout Rooms
4:00 pm