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


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. They are free and open to everyone. No registration is required.

This seminar is organised by Prof. Alessandro Gavazza a.gavazza@lse.ac.uk, Tel: +44(0)20-7955-6128

For further information and press enquiries please contact:
Gisela Lafico g.lafico@lse.ac.uk, Tel: +44(0)20-7955-6674.                                                                

  Financial support for this seminar series from NERA is gratefully acknowledged.

 




15 June 2015   16:30 - 18:00
Deposit Competition and Financial Fragility: Evidence from the US Banking Sector
Ali Hortacsu (University of Chicago) , joint with Mark Egan and Gregor Matvos
Location: NERA
66 Seymour Street, London, W1H 5BT

18 May 2015   13:00 - 14:30
Cheap Talk, Round Numbers, and the Economics of Negotiation
Matthew Backus (Cornell University) , joint with Tom Blake and Steve Tadelis
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 May 2015   13:00 - 14:30
Staggered vs. Simultaneous Price Setting with an Application to an Online Market
Andrew Sweeting (University of Maryland) , joint with Kane Sweeney (eBay Research Labs)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

16 March 2015   13:00 - 14:30
The Efficiency of Real-World Bargaining: Evidence from Wholesale Used-Auto Auctions
Bradley Larsen (Stanford)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

09 March 2015   13:00 - 14:30
Consumer Price Search and Platform Design in Internet Commerce
Liran Einav (Stanford University))
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

23 February 2015   13:00 - 14:30
Are Dynamic Vickrey Auctions Practical? Properties of the Combinatorial Clock Auction
Jonathan Levin (Stanford University) , joint with Andrzej Skrzypaczy
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 December 2014   13:00 - 14:30
The Welfare Effects of Vertical Integration in Multichannel Television Markets
Gregory Crawford (UZH) , joint with Robin Lee, Mike Whinston and Ali Yurukoglu
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

24 November 2014   13:00 - 14:30
Identification and Estimation of Incentive Contracts under Asymmetric Information: An Application to the French Water Sector
Christian Bontemps (Toulouse School of Economics)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

17 November 2014   13:00 - 14:30
Marijuana on Main Street? Estimating Demand in Markets with Limited Access
Michelle Sovinski (University of Zurich) , joint with Liana Jacobi
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 November 2014   13:00 - 14:30
The Illiquidity of Water Markets
Jose-Antonio Espin-Sanchez (Yale University) , joint with Javier Donna
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

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
66 Seymour Street, London, W1H 5BT

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   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
Indicative Bidding in Auctions with Costly Entry
Kenneth Hendricks (University of Wisconsin Madison)
Location: NERA
66 Seymour Street, London, W1H 5BT

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   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
Ascending Auctions with Costly Monitoring
Joachim Groeger (Carnegie Mellon University)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

03 December 2012   13:00 - 14:30
Estimation of Dynamic Discrete Choice Models in Continuous Time
Peter Arcidiacono (Duke University)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

26 November 2012   13:00 - 14:30
Identification in Auctions with Selective Entry
Matthew Gentry (LSE) , joint with Tong Li
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 November 2012   13:00 - 14:30
Identification, Data Combination and the Risk of Disclosure
Tatiana Komorova (LSE) , joint with Denis Nekipelov and Evgeny Yakovlev
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

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   13:00 - 14:30
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: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

18 June 2012   13:00 - 14:30
Efficient Provision of Experience Goods: Evidence from Antidepressant Choice
Michael Dickstein (Stanford)
Location: NERA
66 Seymour Street, London, W1H 5BT

11 June 2012   13:00 - 14:30
Are Consumers Myopic? Evidence from New and Used Car Purchases
Meghan Busse (Northwestern University)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

23 April 2012   13:00 - 14:30
The Costs of Free Entry: An Empirical Study of Real Estate Agents in Greater Boston
Panle Jia Barwick (MIT)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

05 December 2011   13:00 - 14:30
Identification and Inference in Ascending Auctions with Correlated Private Values.
Amit Gandhi (Wisconsin) , joint with Andres Aradillas-Lopez and Daniel Quint
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

28 November 2011   13:00 - 14:30
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: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

21 November 2011   13:00 - 14:30
Promotion, Turnover and Compensation in the Executive Labor Market
Robert A Miller (Carnegie Mellon University)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

14 November 2011   13:00 - 14:30
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: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

07 November 2011   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
Connected Substitutes and Invertibility of Demand
Philip Haile (Yale University) , joint with Steven Berry, Yale University and Amit Gandhi, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 June 2011   13:00 - 14:30
An Estimable Demand System for a Large Auction Platform Market
Greg Lewis (Harvard and NBER) , joint with Matthew Backus
Location: NERA
66 Seymour Street, London, W1H 5BT

23 May 2011   13:00 - 14:30
An Empirical Equilibrium Model of a Decentralized Asset Market
Alessandro Gavazza (NYU)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

16 May 2011   13:00 - 14:30
Inference of Signs of Interaction Effects in Simultaneous Games with Incomplete Information
Xun Tang (University of Pennsylvania) , joint with Aureo de Paula
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

09 May 2011   13:00 - 14:30
Nonlinear Pricing in Yellow Pages
Isabelle Perrigne (Penn State University) , joint with Quang Vuong
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

24 January 2011   13:00 - 14:30
Time to Build and Shipping Prices
Myrto Kalouptsidi (Yale)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

17 January 2011   13:00 - 14:30
The Welfare Effects of Complementary Bidding Mechanisms An Empirical Analysis of the Spanish Wholesale Electricity Market
Mar Reguant (Stanford)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

13 December 2010   13:00 - 14:30
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: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 December 2010   13:00 - 14:30
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: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

22 November 2010   13:00 - 14:30
Participation Screen for Collusion in Auctions
Janne Tukiainen (HECER and VATT, STICERD visitor)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

01 November 2010   13:00 - 14:30
The Econometrics of Auctions with Asymmetric Anonymous Bidders
Laurent Lamy (Paris School of Economics)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

21 June 2010   13:00 - 14:30
Joint NERA-STICERD Industrial Organisation/Economic Theory Seminar: Reputation for Quality
Simon Board (UCLA) , joint with Moritz Meyer-Ter-Vehn
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

14 June 2010   13:00 - 14:30
Estimating a Model of Strategic Network Choice: The Convenience-Store Industry in Okinawa
Mitsukuni Nishida (John Hopkins University)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

24 May 2010   13:00 - 14:30
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
66 Seymour Street, London, W1H 5BT

26 April 2010   13:00 - 14:30
Ownership Consolodation and Product Quality: A Study of the U.S. Daily Newspaper Market
Ying Fan (University of Michigan)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 March 2010   13:00 - 14:30
A non-parametric analysis of the Cournot model
Andres Carjaval (University of Warwick) , joint with John K.-H. Quah
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

01 March 2010   13:00 - 14:30
Strategic interaction between General Practitioners and Specialists - implications for gatekeeping
Catherine Schaumans (University of Tilburg)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

15 February 2010   13:00 - 14:30
Asymmetric Price Effects of Competition
Saul Lach (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) , joint with José Luis Moraga-González (University of Groningen)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

07 December 2009   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
Estimation of a Dynamic Auction with Endogenous Participation
Joachim Groeger (Carnegie Mellon University)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 October 2009   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
TBA
CANCELLED
Liran Einav (Stanford University))
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 June 2009   13:00 - 14:30
Music for a Song: An Empirical Look at Uniform Song Pricing and its Alternatives
Joel Waldfogel (Wharton) , joint with Ben Shiller (Wharton)
Location: NERA
66 Seymour Street, London, W1H 5BT

18 May 2009   13:00 - 14:30
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: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 April 2009   13:00 - 14:30
Bundling and Vertical Relationships in Multichannel Televison
Ali Yurukoglu (Stern Business School)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

16 March 2009   13:00 - 14:30
Equilibrium Price Dynamics in Perishable Goods Markets: The Case of Secondary Markets for Major League Baseball Tickets
Andrew Sweeting (University of Maryland)
Location: Meeting Room, LRB 532
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

09 March 2009   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
Empirical Analysis of Dynamic Bidding on eBay
Igor Kheifets (UC3 Madrid)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

17 November 2008   13:00 - 14:30
Market Structure and Innovation: A Dynamic Analysis of the Global Automobile Industry
Johannes Van Biesebroeck (KU Leuven) , 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   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
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
66 Seymour Street, London, W1H 5BT

16 June 2008   13:00 - 14:30
"The Organization of Search for Innovations"
Marco Ottaviani (London Business School) , joint with Tracy R. Lewis (Duke University)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

09 June 2008   13:00 - 14:30
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: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

02 June 2008   13:00 - 14:30
How Many Consumers are Rational?
Stefan Hoderlein (Boston College)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 May 2008   13:00 - 14:30
"Linking reputations: The Signaling and Feedback Effects of Umbrella Branding".
Jeanine Thal (Mannheim University)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

12 May 2008   13:00 - 14:30
Nonparametric Identification of Dynamic Models with Unobserved State Variables
Matt Shum (John Hopkins University) , joint with Yingyao Hu
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

28 April 2008   13:00 - 14:30
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: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 March 2008   13:00 - 14:30
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: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 December 2007   13:00 - 14:30
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   13:00 - 14:30
Social Learning and Monopolist's Product Launching Strategy
Ting Liu (Boston University) , joint with Pasquale Schiraldi
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

12 November 2007   13:00 - 14:30
Productivity Dispersion and Plant Selection in the Ready-Mix Concrete Industry.
Allan Collard-Wexler (NYU)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

05 November 2007   13:00 - 14:30
Environmental Regulation and Mergers within the Eco-Industry.
Bernard Sinclair-Desgagne (HEC Montreal and CIRANO) , joint with Joan Canton and Maia David
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 October 2007   13:00 - 14:30
Demand Estimation with Incomplete Product Availability
Julie Holland Mortimer (Harvard) , joint with Christopher T. Conlon
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

25 June 2007   13:00 - 14:30
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
66 Seymour Street, London, W1H 5BT

21 May 2007   13:00 - 14:30
An Empirical Model of Search with Vertically Differentiated Products
Matthijs Wildenbeest (Rotterdam)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

30 April 2007   13:00 - 14:30
Dynamics of Consumer Demand for New Durable Goods
Gautam Gowrisankaran (Washington) , joint with Marc Rysman Department of Economics Boston University
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

05 March 2007   13:00 - 14:30
Insurer-Provider Networks in the Medical Care Market
Katherine Ho (Columbia)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

04 December 2006   13:00 - 14:30
"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: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 November 2006   13:00 - 14:30
Entry and Regulation - Evidence from Health Care Professions
Frank Verboven (University of Leuven) , joint with Catherine Schaumans K.U.Leuven
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

20 November 2006   13:00 - 14:30
"Sequential Merger Review
Volker Nocke (Oxford) , joint with Michael Whinston Northwestern University.
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

13 November 2006   13:00 - 14:30
Competition and Price Variation when Consumers are Loss Averse
Paul Heidhues (Bonn) , joint with Botond Kőszegi University of California, Berkeley
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 November 2006   13:00 - 14:30
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: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

16 October 2006   13:00 - 14:30
Identification and Estimation of Firms Marginal Cost Functions With Incomplete Knowledge of Strategic Behavior
Adam Rosen (UCL)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

02 October 2006   13:00 - 14:30
Estimation of demand for differentiated durable goods
Juan Carranza (Wisconsin)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

22 May 2006   13:00 - 14:30
Entry and Competition E¤ects in First-Price Auctions: Theory and Evidence from Procurement Auctions
Tong Li (Vanderbilt University) , joint with Xiaoyong Zheng
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

24 April 2006   13:00 - 14:30
TBA
Steven Berry (Yale University)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

30 March 2006   13:00 - 14:30
tba
Alberto Abadie (Harvard University)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

30 March 2006   13:00 - 14:30
tba
Alberto Abadie (Harvard University)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 March 2006   13:00 - 14:30
Innovation and Competitive Pressure
Xavier Vives (IESE and UPF, Barcelona)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

13 March 2006   13:00 - 14:30
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: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 March 2006   13:00 - 14:30
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: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 February 2006   13:00 - 14:30
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: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

13 February 2006   13:00 - 14:30
TBA
CANCELLED
Victor Aguirregabiria (University of Toronto)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

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   13:00 - 14:30
"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   13:00 - 14:30
"Entry Survival and Growth in Oligopoly Retail Markets: Explaining Cross-Industry Heterogeneity"
CANCELLED
Victor Aguirregabiria (University of Toronto)
Location: FMG Conference Room, LRB 407
4th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

14 November 2005   13:00 - 14:30
“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   13:00 - 14:30
"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   13:00 - 14:30
"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: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

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: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

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

04 March 2005   16:30 - 18:00
Econometrics of Share Auctions
Philippe Fevrier (University of Chicago) , joint with Raphaele Preget and Michael Visser
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

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: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 December 2004   15:00 - 16:30
Flexible manufacturing in the North-American automobile industry.
Johannes Van Biesebroeck (KU Leuven)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

03 December 2004   13:00 - 14:30
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: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 November 2004   13:00 - 14:30
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: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

04 November 2004   13:00 - 14:30
t.b.a.
Marc Ivaldi (University of Toulouse)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

18 June 2004   13:00 - 14:30
Quantifying the Benefits of Entry of Local Phone Service
Katya Seim (Stanford University) , joint with Nick Economides and Brian Viard
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 June 2004   16:30 - 18:00
Do Vertical Mergers Facilitate Upstream Collusion?
Volker Nocke (Oxford) , joint with Lucy White
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

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: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

07 May 2004   16:30 - 18:00
Firm Turnover in Imperfectly Competitive Markets
Marcus Asplund (London Business School) , joint with Volker Nocke
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

20 February 2003   13:00 - 14:30
TBA
Ulrich Doraszelski (Harvard University)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 March 2002   13:00 - 14:30
Donations
Francesca Cornelli (London Business School) , joint with Andrea Buraschi
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

01 March 2002   13:00 - 14:30
Combination Bidding in Multi-Unit Auctions
Martin Pesendorfer (Yale)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

22 February 2002   13:00 - 14:30
Advertising as a Barrier to Exit: Theory and Evidence from the Dotcom Market
Yair Eilat (Harvard University)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

15 February 2002   13:00 - 14:30
The Long and Short of the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement
Dan Trefler (University of Toronto)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 February 2002   13:00 - 14:30
Existence and Persistence of Price Dispersion: an Empirical Analysis
Saul Lach (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

01 February 2002   13:00 - 14:30
Headquarters' Location Decision
J Vernon Henderson (LSE & SERC)
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 November 2001   13:00 - 14:30
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