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, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
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, University of Connecticut

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, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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