2018-19 Industrial Organization Seminars

Below is a list of the industrial organization seminars that occurred during the 2018-19 academic year.

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

Spring 2019

Date, Time & Location Speaker Title
Apr 05
12:10-1:25
G102
Ezra Oberfield
Princeton University
(Meet the Speaker)
Misallocation in the Market for Inputs: Enforcement and the Organization of Production joint paper with Johannes Boehm
Apr 10
3:30-5:00
C105
Matthew J. Notowidigdo
Northwestern University
Joint Applied Micro Seminar
Take-up and Targeting: Experimental Evidence from SNAP
Apr 19
12:10-1:25
G102
Daniel Waldinger
NYU
(Meet the Speaker)
Targeting In-Kind Transfers Through Market Design: A Revealed Preference Analysis of Public Housing Allocation
Apr 26
12:10-1:25
G102
Erik Brynjolfsson
MIT
The Productivity J-Curve: How Intangibles Complement General Purpose Technologies joint paper with Daniel Rock, and Chad Syverson (Abstract)
May 03
12:10-1:25
C106
Hugo Hopenhayn
UCLA
(Meet the Speaker)
From Population Growth to Firm Demographics: Implications for Concentration, Entrepreneurship and the Labor Share joint paper with Julian Neira, and Rish Singhania
May 10
12:10-1:25
G102
Matthijs Wildenbeest
Indiana University Kelley School of Business
(Meet the Speaker)
Agency Pricing and Bargaining Evidence from the E-Book Market joint paper with Babur De los Santos, and Daniel P. O’Brien
May 15
3:30-5:00
B400
John Van Reenen
MIT
Joint Applied Micro Seminar
The Fall of the Labor Share and the Rise of Superstar Firms (Abstract)
May 24
12:10-1:25
G102
PanleJia Barwick
Cornell University
(Meet the Speaker)
 
May 31
12:10-1:25
G102
Chris Conlon
NYU
(Meet the Speaker)
Common Ownership in America 1980-2017 and Testing the Common Ownership Hypothesis joint paper with Matthew Backus, and Michael Sinkinson
June 07
12:10-1:25
P102
Mo Xiao
The University of Arizona
(Meet the Speaker)
License Complementarity and Package Bidding: The U.S. Spectrum Auctions joint paper with Zhe Yuan

Winter 2019

Date, Time & Location Speaker Title
Feb 13
3:30-5:00
C106
Marianne Bertrand
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Joint Applied Micro Seminar
Corporate Philanthropy and Politics
Mar 01
12:10-1:25
G101
Pol Antras
Harvard University
(Meet the Speaker)
Global Sourcing and Assembly with Scale Economies 
Mar 13
3:30-5:00
B400
Treb Allen 
Department of Economics Dartmouth College
Joint Applied Micro Seminar
 
The Geography of Path Dependence joint paper with Dave Donaldson (Abstract) 
Mar 22
12:10-1:25
B400
Isabelle Perrigne
Rice University
(Meet the Speaker
Estimating Models of Entry and Differentiated Products

Fall 2018

Date, Time & Location Speaker Title
Sep 28
12:10-1:25
P107
Florian Ederer
Yale School of Management 
(Meet the Speaker
Killer Acquisitions joint paper with Colleen Cunningham, and Song Ma
Oct 05
12:10-1:25
P107
Xun Tang
Rice University
(Meet the Speaker
Bargaining with Optimism: Identification and Estimation of a Model of Medical Malpractice Litigation joint paper with Antonio Merlo 
Oct 10
3:00-5:00
G101
Heidi L. Williams
MIT Department of Economics
Joint Applied Micro Seminar
The More We Die, The More We Sell? A Simple Test of the Home-Market Effect joint paper with Arnaud Costinot, Dave Donaldson, and Margaret Kyle
Oct 19
12:10-1:25
P107
Jakub Kastl
Princeton University
(Meet the Speaker)
Platform design and the value-of-time in queueing markets: decentralized auctions versus centralized allocation joint paper with N. Buchholz, L. Doval, F. Matejka and T. Salz
Oct 26
12:10-1:25
P107
Heski Bar-Isaac
University of Toronto (Joint with Theory) 
(Meet the Speaker
Adverse Selection, Efficiency and the Structure of Information joint paper with Ian Jewitt, and Clare Leaver
Nov 02
12:10-1:25
P107
Bernardo Silveira
Olin Business School Washington University in St. Louis
(Meet the Speaker
Understanding Disparities in Punishment: Regulator Preferences and Expertise joint paper with Karam Kang 
Nov 09
12:10-1:25
P107
Giovanni Compiani
UC Berkeley
(Meet the Speaker
Nonparametric Demand Estimation in Differentiated Products Markets
Nov 30
12:10-1:25
P107
Chris Neilson
Princeton University
(Meet the Speaker)  
Student Choices and the Return to College Major and Selectivity joint paper with Justine Hastings and Seth Zimmerman (Abstract
Dec 07
12:10-1:25
P107
David Reiley
Pandora 
(Meet the Speaker
Measuring Consumer Sensitivity to Audio Advertising: A Field Experiment on Pandora Internet Radio joint paper with Jason Huang, and Nickolai M. Riabov 
Dec 12
3:00-5:00
B400
Emily Breza
Harvard University
Joint Applied Micro Seminar
 
Scabs: The Social Suppression of Labor Supply with Supreet Kaur and Nandita Krishnaswamy