Industrial Organization Seminars

Find seminars on industrial organization that are open to Stanford GSB faculty and PhD students, or request permission to attend.

IO seminars are held on Tuesdays from 12:00 to 1:15 p.m., unless otherwise indicated. Stanford GSB faculty may also schedule a session to meet the speaker individually.

Winter 2021

Date & Time Speaker Title
Jan 12
12:00-1:15
Zoom
Marlene Koffi
University of Toronto
Innovative Ideas and Gender Inequality
Jan 19
12:00-1:15
Zoom 
Steve Berry 
Yale University Department of Economics
An Instrumental Variable Approach to Dynamic Models joint paper with Giovanni Compiani
Jan 26
12:00-1:15
Zoom
Chris Sullivan 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Testing Firm Conduct joint paper with Marco Duarte and Lorenzo Magnolfi
Feb 02
12:00-1:15
Zoom
Jon Kolstad
Haas School of Business University of California, Berkeley
Managing Intelligence: Skilled Experts and AI in Markets for Complex Products joint paper with Jonathan Gruber, Benjamin R. Handel, and Samuel H. Kina
Feb 10
1:002:30
Zoom 
Stefano Della Vigna
University of California, Berkeley
Joint Applied Micro Seminar 
Gender Differences in Peer Recognition by Economists joint paper with David Card, Patricia Funk and Nagore Iriberri 
Feb 16
12:00-1:15
Zoom
Yunmi Kong
Rice University 
Risk and Information in Dispute Resolution: An Empirical Study of Arbitration joint paper with Bernardo Silveira and Xun Tang ( Abstract)
Feb 23
12:00-1:15
Zoom
Jan de Loecker
Department of Economics K.U. Leuven
The Welfare Impact of Market Power: The OPEC Cartel
Mar 02
12:00-1:15
Zoom
Ashley Swanson
Columbia Business School
No Free Lunch? Welfare Analysis of Firms Selling Through Expert Intermediaries joint paper with Matthew Grennan, Kyle Myers and Aaron Chatterji
Mar 10
1:002:30
Zoom
JC Suarez Serrato
Duke University 
Joint Applied Micro Seminar 
Regulating Conglomerates: Evidence From an Energy Conservation Program in China 
Mar 16
12:00-1:15
Zoom
Ying Fan
Department of Economics University of Michigan 
Merger, Product Variety and Firm Entry: the Retail Craft Beer Market in California

Spring 2021

Date & Time Speaker Title
Mar 30
12:00–1:15
Zoom
Zach Brown
University of Michigan
 
 
Apr 06
12:00–1:15
Zoom
Jacob Wallace
Yale School of Public Health 
 
Apr 14
1:002:30
Zoom
Alex Mas
Princeton University 
Joint Applied Micro Seminar 
 
Apr 20
12:00–1:15
Zoom
Jie Bai
Harvard Kennedy School 
 
Apr 27
12:00–1:15
Zoom 
Fanyin Zheng
Columbia Business School 
 
May 04
12:00–1:15
Zoom 
Daniel Ershov
Toulouse School of Economics 
 
May 12
1:002:30
Zoom
llyana Kuziemko
Princeton University
Joint Applied Micro Seminar 
 
May 18
12:00–1:15
Zoom 
Charlie Murry
Boston College 
An Equilibrium Search Model of Inventory Management 
May 25
12:00–1:15
Zoom 
Alessandro Gavazza
London School of Economics
 
Jun 02
12:00–1:15
Zoom 
Francesco Decarolis
Bocconi
 

Fall 2020

Date & Time Speaker Title
Sep 15
12:001:15
Zoom
Victoria Marone
University of Texas at Austin 
Should There Be Vertical Choice in Health Insurance Markets? joint paper with Adrienne Sabety
Sep 16
1:002:30
Zoom 
Myrto Kalouptsidi
Harvard University 
Joint Applied Micro Seminar 
Search Frictions and Efficiency in Decentralized Transport Markets 
Sep 29
12:001:15
Zoom 
Mert Demirer
MIT Economics 
Production Function Estimation with Factor-Augmenting Technology: An Application Markups 
Oct 09
11:30am12:45pm
Zoom
Martin Gaynor
Carnegie Mellon University 
Optimal Contracting with Altruistic Agents joint paper with Nirav Mehta and Seth Richards-Shubik
Oct 13
12:001:15
Zoom 
Jonathan Williams
University of North Carolina 
Steering Incentives of Platforms: Evidence from the Telecommunications Industry joint paper with Brian McManus, Aviv Nevo and Zachary Nolan 
Oct 14
1:002:30
Zoom 
Leah Boustan
Princeton University
Joint Applied Micro Seminar 
Streets of Gold: Immigration and the American Dream Over Two Centuries joint with Ran Abramitzky 
Oct 27
12:001:15
Zoom 
Tom Wollmann
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
How to get away with merger: Stealth consolidation and its real effects on US healthcare 
Nov 06
11:30am12:45pm
Zoom
Michael Dinerstein
Department of Economics, University of Chicago  
 
The Equilibrium Effects of Public Provision in Education Markets: Evidence from a Public School Expansion Policy joint paper with Christopher Neilson and Sebastian Otero 
Nov 10
12:001:15
Zoom
Sophie Calder-Wang
University of Pennsylvania
The Distributional Impact of the Sharing Economy on the Housing Market 
Nov 11
1:002:30
Zoom 
Steve Redding 
Princeton University
Joint Applied Micro Seminar 
 

Seminar Organizers

Stanford GSB
Shoshana Vasserman
Assistant Professor, Economics
Stanford University

Assistant Professor, Economics