London School of Economics The Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines LSE
The Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)

Past Seminars:
NERA-STICERD Industrial Organisation Seminars


[NERA Economic Consulting]

These seminars are held on Mondays in term time at 13:00-14:30 in room 32L 2.04 (2nd Floor, 32 Lincoln Inn Fields, WC2A 3PH), unless specified otherwise.

This seminar is organised by
Prof. Martin Pesendorfer
Email: m.pesendorfer@lse.ac.uk, Tel: +44(0)20-7955-6783

Prof. Alessandro Gavazza
Email: a.gavazza@lse.ac.uk, Tel: +44(0)20-7955-6128

Dr. Pasquale Schiraldi
Email: p.schiraldi@lse.ac.uk, Tel: +44(0)20-7955-7584

Dr. Matthew Gentry
Email: m.l.gentry@lse.ac.uk, Tel: +44(0)20-7955-6213

For further information and press enquiries please contact:
Gisela Lafico Email: g.lafico@lse.ac.uk, Tel: +44(0)20-7955-6674. Financial support for this seminar series from NERA is gratefully acknowledged.

These seminars are free an open to everyone. No reservations are required.




27 October 2014   13:00 - 14:30
The Welfare Effects of Intertemporal Price Discrimination: An Empirical Analysis of Airline Pricing in U.S.Monopoly Markets
John Lazarev (New York University)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

20 October 2014   13:00 - 14:30
Social Media and Consumers - Countervailing Power: The Cottage Cheese Boycott
Yossi Spiegel (Tel Aviv University)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

13 October 2014   13:00 - 14:30
Pass-Through in a Concentrated Industry: Empirical Evidence and Policy Implications
Matthew Osborne (University of Toronto) , joint with Nathan H. Miller (Georgetown University) and Gloria Sheu (US Department of Justice)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

23 June 2014   17:00 - 18:30
The Role of Quality in On-line Service Markets
Elena Krasnokutskaya (Johns Hopkins) , joint with Kyungchul Song (University of British Columbia) and Xun Tang (University of Pennsylvania)
Location: NERA
15 Stratford Place, London W1C 1BE

16 June 2014   13:00 - 14:30
Optimal Percentage Fees
Andras Niedermayer (Mannheim University) , joint with Simon Loertscher
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

09 June 2014   13:00 - 14:30
Investigating Pre-College Human Capital Investment with Field Experiments and Structural Econometric Methods
Brent Hickman (University of Chicago)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 May 2014   13:00 - 14:30
Cupid's Invisible Hand: Social Surplus and Identification in Matching Models
Alfred Galichon (Sciences Po Sciences Po) , joint with Bernard Salanie
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

12 May 2014   13:00 - 14:30
Antitrust Leniency with Multi-Product Colluders
Leslie Marx ( Duke University) , joint with Claudio Mezzetti and Robert C. Marshall
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

17 March 2014   13:00 - 14:30
Product Design in Selection Markets
Andre Veiga (Oxford)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 March 2014   13:00 - 14:30
Pass-through of Emissions Costs in Electricity Markets
Mar Reguant (Stanford) , joint with Natalia Fabra (U. Carlos III)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

02 December 2013   17:00 - 18:30
An Empirical Model of the Medical Match
Nikhil Agarwal (MIT)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

25 November 2013   17:00 - 18:30
Does merger simulation work? Evidence from the Swedish Analgesics market
Frank Verboven (University of Leuven) , joint with Jonas Bjornerstedt
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

18 November 2013   17:00 - 18:30
An Empirical Model of Dynamic Limit Pricing: The Airline Industry
James Roberts (Duke University) , joint with Chris Gedge and Andrew Sweeting
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 November 2013   17:00 - 18:30
Estimating the Effects of Banning Advertising on Demand and Firms' Pricing
Pierre Dubois (Toulouse) , joint with Rachel Griffith and Martin O'Connell
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

28 October 2013   17:00 - 18:30
Price negotiation in differentiated products markets: The case of insured mortgages in Canada
Jean-Francois Houde (University of Pennsylvania) , joint with Jason Allen and Robert Clark
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

21 October 2013   17:00 - 18:30
Estimating the Innovator’s Dilemma: Structural Analysis of Creative Destruction
Mitsuru Igami (Yale University)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

14 October 2013   17:00 - 18:30
Do Pharmacists Buy Bayer? Sophisticated Shoppers and the Brand Premium
Matthew Gentzkow (Chicago Booth)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

01 July 2013   17:00 - 18:30
Competition and Interdependent Costs in Highway Procurement
Paulo Somaini (MIT)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

24 June 2013   17:00 - 18:30
A Demand Model for Grocery Categories: Multiproduct Effects and Supermarket Pricing
Howard Smith (Oxford)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 June 2013   17:00 - 18:30
Indicative Bidding in Auctions with Costly Entry
Kenneth Hendricks (University of Wisconsin Madison)
Location: NERA
15 Stratford Place, London W1C 1BE

07 May 2013   11:00 - 12:30
Insurer Competition and Negotiated Hospital Prices
Robin S. Lee (NYU Stern) , joint with Kate Ho
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 March 2013   17:00 - 18:30
Liquidity Auctions, Fixed Rate Tenders, Bailouts & Systemic Risk in the EURO Zone
Jakub Kastl (Stanford University) , joint with Nuno Cassola and Ali Hortacsu
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

04 March 2013   17:00 - 18:30
Dynamic Models with Unobserved State Variables and Heterogeneity: Time Inconsistency in Drug Compliance
Yingyao Hu (JHU)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 December 2012   17:00 - 18:30
Ascending Auctions with Costly Monitoring
Joachim Groeger (Carnegie Mellon University)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

03 December 2012   17:00 - 18:30
Estimation of Dynamic Discrete Choice Models in Continuous Time
Peter Arcidiacono (Duke University)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

26 November 2012   17:00 - 18:30
Identification in Auctions with Selective Entry
Matthew Gentry (LSE) , joint with Tong Li
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

19 November 2012   17:00 - 18:30
Identification, Data Combination and the Risk of Disclosure
Tatiana Komorova (LSE) , joint with Denis Nekipelov and Evgeny Yakovlev
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

12 November 2012   17:00 - 18:30
An Empirical Equilibrium Model of a Decentralized Asset Market
Alessandro Gavazza (NYU)
Location: Conference Room, LRB 505
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in Portugal Street, London WC2

22 October 2012   17:00 - 18:30
Public Banks Improve Private Banks Performance: Evidence from a Dynamic Structural Model (job market presentation)
Fabio Miessi Sanches (London School of Economics) , joint with Daniel Silva Junior
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

18 June 2012   17:00 - 18:30
Efficient Provision of Experience Goods: Evidence from Antidepressant Choice
Michael Dickstein (Stanford)
Location: NERA
15 Stratford Place, London W1C 1BE

11 June 2012   17:00 - 18:30
Are Consumers Myopic? Evidence from New and Used Car Purchases
Meghan Busse (Northwestern University)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

23 April 2012   17:00 - 18:30
The Costs of Free Entry: An Empirical Study of Real Estate Agents in Greater Boston
Panle Jia Barwick (MIT)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

05 December 2011   17:00 - 18:30
Identification and Inference in Ascending Auctions with Correlated Private Values.
Amit Gandhi (Wisconsin) , joint with Andres Aradillas-Lopez and Daniel Quint
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

28 November 2011   17:00 - 18:30
Public Banks Improve Private Banks Performance: Evidence from a Dynamic Structural Model
Fabio A. Miessi Sanches (London School of Economics) , joint with Daniel Silva Junior (London School of Economics)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

21 November 2011   17:00 - 18:30
Promotion, Turnover and Compensation in the Executive Labor Market
Robert A Miller (Carnegie Mellon University)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

14 November 2011   17:00 - 18:30
Supermarket choice with multi-store shopping: measuring the effect of format regulation
Pasquale Schiraldi (London School of Economics) , joint with Stephan Seiler, (LSE) and Howard Smith, (Oxford).
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

07 November 2011   17:00 - 18:30
Estimating a War of Attrition: The Case of the U.S. Movie Theater Industry
Yuya Takahashi (University of Mannheim)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

03 October 2011   17:00 - 18:30
Connected Substitutes and Invertibility of Demand
Philip Haile (Yale University) , joint with Steven Berry, Yale University and Amit Gandhi, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

06 June 2011   17:00 - 18:30
An Estimable Demand System for a Large Auction Platform Market
Greg Lewis (Harvard and NBER) , joint with Matthew Backus
Location: NERA
15 Stratford Place, London W1C 1BE

23 May 2011   17:00 - 18:30
An Empirical Equilibrium Model of a Decentralized Asset Market
Alessandro Gavazza (NYU)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

16 May 2011   17:00 - 18:30
Inference of Signs of Interaction Effects in Simultaneous Games with Incomplete Information
Xun Tang (University of Pennsylvania) , joint with Aureo de Paula
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

09 May 2011   17:00 - 18:30
Nonlinear Pricing in Yellow Pages
Isabelle Perrigne (Penn State University) , joint with Quang Vuong
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

24 January 2011   17:00 - 18:30
Time to Build and Shipping Prices
Myrto Kalouptsidi (Yale)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

17 January 2011   17:00 - 18:30
The Welfare Effects of Complementary Bidding Mechanisms An Empirical Analysis of the Spanish Wholesale Electricity Market
Mar Reguant (Stanford)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

13 December 2010   17:00 - 18:30
Identification of Insurance Models with Multidimensional Screening
Gaurab Aryal (The Australian National University) , joint with Isabelle Perrigne, Pennsylvania State University and Quang Vuong, Pennsylvania State University
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

06 December 2010   17:00 - 18:30
The Evolution of Brand Preferences: Evidence from Consumer Migration
Jean-Pierre H. Dubé (University of Chicago and NBER) , joint with Bart J. Bronnenberg, CentER, Tilburg University Matthew Gentzkow, University of Chicago and NBER
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

22 November 2010   17:00 - 18:30
Participation Screen for Collusion in Auctions
Janne Tukiainen (HECER and VATT, STICERD visitor)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

01 November 2010   17:00 - 18:30
The Econometrics of Auctions with Asymmetric Anonymous Bidders
Laurent Lamy (Paris School of Economics)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

21 June 2010   17:00 - 18:30
Joint NERA-STICERD Industrial Organisation/Economic Theory Seminar: Reputation for Quality
Simon Board (UCLA) , joint with Moritz Meyer-Ter-Vehn
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

14 June 2010   17:00 - 18:30
Estimating a Model of Strategic Network Choice: The Convenience-Store Industry in Okinawa
Mitsukuni Nishida (John Hopkins University)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

24 May 2010   17:00 - 18:30
Simulating the Dynamic Effects of Horizontal Mergers: U.S. Airlines
Lanier Benkard (Yale University) , joint with Aaron Bodoh-Creed, (Stanford) and John Lazarev, (Stanford).
Location: NERA
15 Stratford Place, London W1C 1BE

26 April 2010   17:00 - 18:30
Ownership Consolodation and Product Quality: A Study of the U.S. Daily Newspaper Market
Ying Fan (University of Michigan)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

08 March 2010   17:00 - 18:30
A non-parametric analysis of the Cournot model
Andres Carjaval (University of Warwick) , joint with John K.-H. Quah
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

01 March 2010   17:00 - 18:30
Strategic interaction between General Practitioners and Specialists - implications for gatekeeping
Catherine Schaumans (University of Tilburg)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

15 February 2010   17:00 - 18:30
Asymmetric Price Effects of Competition
Saul Lach (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) , joint with José Luis Moraga-González (University of Groningen)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

07 December 2009   17:00 - 18:30
The Cost of Contract Renegotiation: Evidence from the Local Public Sector
Philippe Gagnepain (Carlos III University) , joint with Marc Ivaldi, (Toulouse School of Economics, EHESS and CEPR) David Martimort, (Toulouse School of Economics, EHESS and CEPR)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

30 November 2009   17:00 - 18:30
The Welfare Effects of Ticket Resale
Alan Sorensen (Stanford University) , joint with Phillip Leslie
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

23 November 2009   17:00 - 18:30
Optimal Mandates and The Welfare Cost of Asymmetric Information: Evidence from The U.K. Annuity Marke
Liran Einav (Stanford University)) , joint with Amy Finkelstein and Paul Schrimp
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

16 November 2009   17:00 - 18:30
Estimation of a Dynamic Auction with Endogenous Participation
Joachim Groeger (Carnegie Mellon University)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

19 October 2009   17:00 - 18:30
Lumpy Capacity Investment and Disinvestment Dynamics
Ulrich Doraszelski (Harvard University) , joint with David Besanko, Lauren Xiaoyuan Lu, Mark Satterthwaite
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

15 June 2009   17:00 - 18:30
TBA
CANCELLED
Liran Einav (Stanford University))
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

08 June 2009   17:00 - 18:30
Music for a Song: An Empirical Look at Uniform Song Pricing and its Alternatives
Joel Waldfogel (Wharton) , joint with Ben Shiller (Wharton)
Location: NERA
15 Stratford Place, London W1C 1BE

18 May 2009   17:00 - 18:30
Empirical estimates of the impact of a fat tax
Lars Nesheim (UCL) , joint with Rachel Griffith (IFS and UCL) and Martin O’Connell (IFS)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

27 April 2009   17:00 - 18:30
Bundling and Vertical Relationships in Multichannel Televison
Ali Yurukoglu (Stern Business School)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

16 March 2009   17:00 - 18:30
Equilibrium Price Dynamics in Perishable Goods Markets: The Case of Secondary Markets for Major League Baseball Tickets
Andrew Sweeting (Duke University)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

09 March 2009   17:00 - 18:30
Electricity Pricing to U.S. Manufacturing Plants, 1963-2000”.
Steve Davis (Chicago GSB) , joint with Cheryl Grim, John Haltiwanger and Mary Streitwieser.
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

01 December 2008   17:00 - 18:30
Identifying Heterogeneity in Economic Choice and Selection Models Using Mixtures
Jeremy Fox (University of Chicago and NBER) , joint with Amit Gandhi (University of Wisconsin)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

24 November 2008   17:00 - 18:30
Empirical Analysis of Dynamic Bidding on eBay
Igor Kheifets (UC3 Madrid)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

17 November 2008   17:00 - 18:30
Market Structure and Innovation: A Dynamic Analysis of the Global Automobile Industry
Johannes Van Biesebroeck (University of Toronto and NBER) , joint with Aamir Rafique Hashmi
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

10 November 2008   17:00 - 18:30
Measuring consumer switching costs in the television industry
Oleksandr Shcherbakov (Yale University)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

20 October 2008   17:00 - 18:30
Inefficient durable-goods monopolies
Joao Montez (London Business School)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

13 October 2008   17:00 - 18:30
The Role of Trading Frictions in Real Asset Markets
Alessandro Gavazza (NYU)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

30 June 2008   17:00 - 18:30
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SEMINAR ON THE 30TH JUNE WILL BE HELD AT THE NERA OFFICES IN STRATFORD PLACE The Relative Performance of Real Estate Marketing Platforms: MLS versus FSBOMadison.com
Igal Hendel (Northwestern University) , joint with Aviv Nevo (Northwestern), François Ortalo-Magné (UW-Madison)
Location: NERA
15 Stratford Place, London W1C 1BE

16 June 2008   17:00 - 18:30
"The Organization of Search for Innovations"
Marco Ottaviani (London Business School) , joint with Tracy R. Lewis (Duke University)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

09 June 2008   17:00 - 18:30
Learning and Information Aggregation in an Exit Game
Pauli Murto (Helsinki School of Economics) , joint with Juuso Välimäki (Helsinki School of Economics and University of Southampton)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

02 June 2008   17:00 - 18:30
How Many Consumers are Rational?
Stefan Hoderlein (Boston College)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

19 May 2008   17:00 - 18:30
"Linking reputations: The Signaling and Feedback Effects of Umbrella Branding".
Jeanine Thal (Mannheim University)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

12 May 2008   17:00 - 18:30
Nonparametric Identification of Dynamic Models with Unobserved State Variables
Matt Shum (John Hopkins University) , joint with Yingyao Hu
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

28 April 2008   17:00 - 18:30
Auction Design and Ex-Post Incentives in Procurement Contracts: Some Theory and Evidence
Patrick Bajari (University of Minnesota) , joint with Gregory Lewis Harvard University
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

10 March 2008   17:00 - 18:30
A Simple Nonparametric Estimator for the Distribution of Random Coefficients in Discrete Choice Models
Stephen Ryan (MIT) , joint with Patrick Bajari, Jeremy T. Fox and Kyoo il Kim
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

10 December 2007   17:00 - 18:30
A Structural Model of Local Loop Unbundling
Philippe Fevrier (University of Chicago) , joint with David Sraer University of California, Berkeley
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

03 December 2007   17:00 - 18:30
Social Learning and Monopolist's Product Launching Strategy
Ting Liu (Boston University) , joint with Pasquale Schiraldi
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

12 November 2007   17:00 - 18:30
Productivity Dispersion and Plant Selection in the Ready-Mix Concrete Industry.
Allan Collard-Wexler (NYU)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

05 November 2007   17:00 - 18:30
Environmental Regulation and Mergers within the Eco-Industry.
Bernard Sinclair-Desgagne (HEC Montreal and CIRANO) , joint with Joan Canton and Maia David
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

08 October 2007   17:00 - 18:30
Demand Estimation with Incomplete Product Availability
Julie Holland Mortimer (Harvard) , joint with Christopher T. Conlon
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

25 June 2007   17:00 - 18:30
Comparing Open and Sealed Bid Auctions: Theory and Evidence from Timber Auctions PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SEMINAR WILL BE HELD AT THE NERA OFFICES - ADDRESS BELOW
Susan Athey (Harvard) , joint with Jonathan Levin and Enrique Seiray
Location: NERA
15 Stratford Place, London W1C 1BE

21 May 2007   17:00 - 18:30
An Empirical Model of Search with Vertically Differentiated Products
Matthijs Wildenbeest (Rotterdam)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

30 April 2007   17:00 - 18:30
Dynamics of Consumer Demand for New Durable Goods
Gautam Gowrisankaran (Washington) , joint with Marc Rysman Department of Economics Boston University
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

05 March 2007   17:00 - 18:30
Insurer-Provider Networks in the Medical Care Market
Katherine Ho (Columbia)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

04 December 2006   17:00 - 18:30
"Putting a Smiley Face on the Dragon: Wal-Mart as Catalyst to U.S.-China Trade"
Emek Basker (Missouri) , joint with Pham Hoang Van (Baylor University).
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

27 November 2006   17:00 - 18:30
Entry and Regulation - Evidence from Health Care Professions
Frank Verboven (University of Leuven) , joint with Catherine Schaumans K.U.Leuven
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

20 November 2006   17:00 - 18:30
"Sequential Merger Review
Volker Nocke (Oxford) , joint with Michael Whinston Northwestern University.
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

13 November 2006   17:00 - 18:30
Competition and Price Variation when Consumers are Loss Averse
Paul Heidhues (Bonn) , joint with Botond Kőszegi University of California, Berkeley
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

06 November 2006   17:00 - 18:30
Last-In First-Out Oligopoly Dynamics
Jaap Abbring (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Tinbergen Institute) , joint with Jeffrey R. Campbell Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and NBER
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

16 October 2006   17:00 - 18:30
Identification and Estimation of Firms Marginal Cost Functions With Incomplete Knowledge of Strategic Behavior
Adam Rosen (UCL)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

02 October 2006   17:00 - 18:30
Estimation of demand for differentiated durable goods
Juan Carranza (Wisconsin)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

22 May 2006   17:00 - 18:30
Entry and Competition E¤ects in First-Price Auctions: Theory and Evidence from Procurement Auctions
Tong Li (Vanderbilt University) , joint with Xiaoyong Zheng
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

24 April 2006   17:00 - 18:30
TBA
Steven Berry (Yale University)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

30 March 2006   17:00 - 18:30
tba
Alberto Abadie (Harvard University)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

30 March 2006   17:00 - 18:30
tba
Alberto Abadie (Harvard University)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

27 March 2006   17:00 - 18:30
Innovation and Competitive Pressure
Xavier Vives (IESE and UPF, Barcelona)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

13 March 2006   17:00 - 18:30
Testing Models of Strategic Bidding in Auctions: A Case Study of the Texas Electricity Spot Market
Ali Hortacsu (University of Chicago) , joint with Steven L. Puller
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

06 March 2006   17:00 - 18:30
Structural Identification of Production Functions
Daniel Ackerberg (University of California, Los Angeles) , joint with Kevin Caves, (University of California Los Angeles) Garth Frazer (Rotman School of Management, Toronto).
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

27 February 2006   17:00 - 18:30
State casket sales restrictions: A pointless undertaking?
Fiona Scott Morton (Yale School of Management and NBER) , joint with Judith A Chevalier Yale School of Management and NBER
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

13 February 2006   17:00 - 18:30
TBA
CANCELLED
Victor Aguirregabiria (Boston University)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

05 December 2005   15:30 - 17:00
"Control Function Corrections for Unobserved Factors in Differentiated Product Markets."
Amil Petrin (University of Chicago) , joint with Kenneth Train (University of California, Berkeley)
Location: Conference Room, LRB 405
4th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

28 November 2005   17:00 - 18:30
"The Dye Famine and Its Aftermath: Information Diffusion and Entry".
David Genesove (Hebrew University)
Location: FMG Conference Room, LRB 407
4th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

21 November 2005   17:00 - 18:30
"Entry Survival and Growth in Oligopoly Retail Markets: Explaining Cross-Industry Heterogeneity"
CANCELLED
Victor Aguirregabiria (Boston University)
Location: FMG Conference Room, LRB 407
4th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

14 November 2005   17:00 - 18:30
“Preferential Treatment and Participation Decisions in Highway Procurement.”
Elena Krasnokutskaya (Johns Hopkins) , joint with Katja Seim (Stanford University)
Location: FMG Conference Room, LRB 407
4th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

07 November 2005   17:00 - 18:30
"The Diffusion of Wal-Mart and the Economies of Density"
Thomas Holmes (University of Minnesota)
Location: FMG Conference Room, LRB 407
4th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

17 October 2005   17:00 - 18:30
"Cementing Relationships: Vertical Integration, Foreclosure, Productivity, and Prices"
Chad Syverson (University of Chicago) , joint with Ali Hortacsu
Location: FMG Conference Room, LRB 407
4th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

29 April 2005   16:30 - 18:00
TBA
Victor Ginsburgh (ECARES, Brussels)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

18 March 2005   16:30 - 18:00
Two-Part Tariffs versus Linear Pricing Between Manufacturers and Retailers: Empirical Tests on Differentiated Products Markets
Pierre Dubois (Toulouse) , joint with Celine Bonnet and Michel Simioni
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

16 March 2005   13:00 - 14:30
The Efficiency of Dynamic, Post-Auction Bargaining: Evidence from Wholesale Used-Auto Auctions
Brad Larsen (Stanford)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 March 2005   16:30 - 18:00
Coordination vs. Differentiation in a Standards War: 56K Modems
Marc Rysman (Boston University) , joint with Angelique Angereau and Shane Greenstein
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

04 March 2005   16:30 - 18:00
Econometrics of Share Auctions
Philippe Fevrier (University of Chicago) , joint with Raphaele Preget and Michael Visser
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

25 February 2005   16:30 - 18:00
Demand for Mobile Internet: Evidence from a Real-World Pricing Experiment
Otto Toivanen (HECER, University of Helsinki) , joint with Maija Gao and Ari Hyytinen
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

10 December 2004   15:00 - 16:30
Flexible manufacturing in the North-American automobile industry.
Johannes Van Biesebroeck (University of Toronto and NBER)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

03 December 2004   17:00 - 18:30
Vertical Integration and Technology: Theoy and Evidence.
Rachel Griffith (IFS and UCL) , joint with joint with Daron Acemoglu (MIT), Philippe Aghion (Harvard and IFS) Fabrizio Zilibotti (IIES Stockholm and IFS)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

19 November 2004   17:00 - 18:30
Identifying technological spillovers and product market rivalry: Theory and evidence from a panel of US firms.
Mark Schankerman (LSE) , joint with Nick Bloom and John van Reenen
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

04 November 2004   17:00 - 18:30
t.b.a.
Marc Ivaldi (University of Toulouse)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

18 June 2004   17:00 - 18:30
Quantifying the Benefits of Entry of Local Phone Service
Katya Seim (Stanford University) , joint with Nick Economides and Brian Viard
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

11 June 2004   16:30 - 18:00
Do Vertical Mergers Facilitate Upstream Collusion?
Volker Nocke (Oxford) , joint with Lucy White
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

28 May 2004   16:30 - 18:00
Embedding Consumer Taste for Location Convenience into a Structural Model of Equilibrium
Paul Walsh (Trinity College, Dublin)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

07 May 2004   16:30 - 18:00
Firm Turnover in Imperfectly Competitive Markets
Marcus Asplund (London Business School) , joint with Volker Nocke
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

20 February 2003   17:00 - 18:30
TBA
Ulrich Doraszelski (Harvard University)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

08 March 2002   17:00 - 18:30
Donations
Francesca Cornelli (London Business School) , joint with Andrea Buraschi
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

01 March 2002   17:00 - 18:30
Combination Bidding in Multi-Unit Auctions
Martin Pesendorfer (Yale)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

22 February 2002   17:00 - 18:30
Advertising as a Barrier to Exit: Theory and Evidence from the Dotcom Market
Yair Eilat (Harvard University)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

15 February 2002   17:00 - 18:30
The Long and Short of the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement
Dan Trefler (University of Toronto)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

08 February 2002   17:00 - 18:30
Existence and Persistence of Price Dispersion: an Empirical Analysis
Saul Lach (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

01 February 2002   17:00 - 18:30
Headquarters' Location Decision
J Vernon Henderson (LSE & SERC)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

08 November 2001   17:00 - 18:30
Inference with an Incomplete Model of English Auctions
Philip Haile (Yale University)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD