Industrial Organization Seminars

IO seminars are held on Fridays from 12:10 to 1:25pm, unless otherwise indicated.

Seminars are open to Stanford GSB faculty and PhD students, or by permission.

Spring 2018

Date, Time & Location Speaker Title
Apr 6
12:10-1:25
C102
Jihye Jeon
Boston University
(Meet the Speaker)
Learning and Investment under Demand Uncertainty in Container Shipping
Apr 11
3:00-5:00
B400
Daron Acemoglu
MIT Economics Department
(Joint Applied Micro Seminar) 
Demographics and Automation joint with Pascual Restrepo
Apr 20
12:10-1:25
C102
Jing Li
MIT
(Meet the Speaker)
Compatibility and Investment in the U.S. Electric Vehicle Market 
Apr 27
12:10-1:25
C106
Amil Petrin
University of Minnesota
(Meet the Speaker)
Identification and Estimation of Discrete Choice Models when Observed and Unobserved Product Characteristics are Correlated
May 4
12:10-1:25
P102
Jean Tirole
TSE
(Meet the Speaker)
Price Caps as Welfare-Enhancing Coopetition joint paper with Patrick Rey
May 11
12:10-1:25
C102
Fiona Scott Morton
Yale School of Management
Common Ownership and Competition: Evidence from entry into the S&P500 Index joint paper with Lysle Boller
May 16
3:00-5:00
B400
Parag Pathak
MIT Economics Department
(Joint Applied Micro Seminar
Choice and Consequence: Assessing Mismatch at Chicago Exam Schools ( Related Paper)
May 25
12:10-1:25
C102
Julie Mortimer
Boston College
(Meet the Speaker)
Efficiency and Foreclosure Effects of Vertical Rebates: Empirical Evidence joint paper with Christopher T. Conlon
June 1
12:10-1:25
C102
Andrew Sweeting
University of Maryland
Dynamic Oligopoly Pricing with Asymmetric Information: Implications for Mergers joint paper with Xuezhen Tao, and Xinlu Yao
Jun 6
3:00-5:00

B400
Melissa Dell
Harvard University
(Joint Applied Micro Seminar) 
The Development Effects Of The Extractive Colonial Economy: The Dutch Cultivation System In Java joint paper with Benjamin A. Olken
June 8
12:10-1:25
B400
Alejandro Molnar
Vanderbilt University 
The marginal congestion of a taxi in New York City

Winter 2018

Date, Time & Location Speaker Title
Feb 14
3:00-5:00
B400
Pat Kline
University of California, Berkeley
(Joint Applied Micro Seminar
Who Profits from Patents? Rent-Sharing at Innovative Firms joint with Neviana Petkova, Heidi Williams, and Owen Zidar 
Mar 2
12:10-1:25
M109
Peter Rossi
UCLA (visiting Stanford) 
The Value of Flexible Work: Evidence from Uber Drivers joint with M. Keith Chen, Judith A. Chevalier, and Emily Oehlsen
Mar 9
12:10-1:25
M109
Paul Grieco
The Pennsylvania State University (visiting Stanford) 
 
Input Prices, Productivity and Trade Dynamics: Long-run Effects of Liberation on Chinese Paint Manufactures joint with Shengyu Li, and Hongsong Zhang
Mar 14
12:10-1:25
3:30-5:00
Z301
David Atkin
MIT
(Joint Applied Micro Seminar
How Do We Choose Our Identity? A Revealed Preference Approach Using Food Consumption joint with Moses Shayo and Eve Sihra

Fall 2017

Date, Time & Location Speaker Title
Sep 29
12:10-1:25
P102
John Asker
The University of California in Los Angeles
(Meet the Speaker
Market Power, Production (Mis) Allocation and OPEC joint with Allan Collard-Wexler, and Jan De Loecker
Oct 06
12:10-1:25
P102
Julia Cage
Sciences Po Paris, Department of Economics
(Meet the Speaker
Media Competition and News Diets joint with Charles Angelucci and Michael Sinkinson
Oct 11 
1:30-3:00
B400
Emmanuel Saez
University of California, Berkeley - Visiting SIEPR
(Joint Applied Micro Seminar
Payroll Taxes, Firm Behavior, and Rent Sharing: Evidence from a Young Workers Tax Cut in Sweden joint with Benjamin Schoefer, and David Seim
Oct 20
12:10-1:25
C102
Karl Schurter
Pennsylvania State University
(Meet the Speaker
Identification and Inference in First-Price Auctions with Collusion 
Oct 27
12:10-1:25
P102
Matt Grennan
University of Pennsylvania
(Meet the Speaker
Quantifying the Sources of Price Dispersion: Evidence from Hospital Procurement
Nov 01
3:45-5:00
C105
Jidong Zhou 
Yale School of Management 
Joint with Theory
(Meet the Speaker)
Multiproduct Intermediaries and Optimal Product Range joint with Andrew Rhodes and Makoto Watanabe
Nov 10
12:10-1:25
P102
Aviv Nevo
University of Pennsylvania
(Meet the Speaker
The Tragedy of the Last Mile: Economic Solutions to Congestion in Broadband Networks joint with Jacob Malone and Jonathan Williams
Nov 15
3:30-5:00
B400
Amanda Pallais
Harvard University
(Joint Applied Micro Seminar)
Alternative Work Arrangements, Labor Supply, and the Value of Non-Work Time
Dec 01
12:10-1:25
P102
Soheil Ghili
Yale University
(Meet the Speaker
Network Formation and Bargaining in Vertical Markets: The Case of Narrow Networks in Health Insurance 
Dec 08
12:10-1:25
P107
Vivek Bhattacharya
Northwestern University
(Meet the Speaker
An Empirical Model of R&D Procurement Contests: An Analysis of the DOD SBIR Program 
Dec 13
3:30-5:00
B400
Sendhil Mullainathan
Harvard University
(Joint Applied Micro Seminar) 
Human Decisions and Algorithmic Predictions: Using Machine Learning to Understand Allocative Efficiency