Archives for Economics Seminars 2005-2013

Below is the list of economics seminars from 2005 to 2013.  Seminar archives for 2014 forward can be accessed on the current Economics Seminar page on the left sidebar.

Fall 2013
2012-2013
2011-2012
2010-2011
2009-2010
2008-2009
2007-2008
2006-2007
2005-2006

 

Fall 2013

Date Workshop / Title Speaker
Tuesday
Aug. 27
Empirical Economics
Unseasonal Seasonals?
Jonathan Wright
Johns Hopkins University
Tuesday
Sept. 3
Empirical Economics
Step on It: Evidence on the Variation in On-Road Fuel Economy
Ashley Langer
University of Arizona
Tuesday
Sept. 10
Empirical Economics
Ain’t it “Suite”? Bundling in the PC Office Software Market
Sarit Markovich
Northwestern University
Wednesday
Sept. 11
Economic Theory
Common Knowledge of Language and Communication Success
Andreas Blume
University of Arizona
Tuesday
Sept. 17
Empirical Economics
Forecasting and Model Uncertainty: Representations and Risk Reduction
Kei Hirano
University of Arizona
Friday
Sept. 27
Empirical Economics
This is only a Test? Long-Run Impacts of Prenatal Exposure to Radioactive Fallout
Sandra Black
University of Texas
Monday
Sept. 30
Economic History
World War II and the Industrialization of the American South
Taylor Jaworski
University of Arizona
Wednesday
Oct. 2
Economic Theory
A characterization of the gap between Bayesian and dominant-strategy mechanisms in multiunit auction environments
Alejandro Manelli
Arizona State University
Friday
Oct.4
Empirical Economics
Short-run Effects of Job Loss on Health Conditions, Health Insurance, and Health Care Utilization
Jessamyn Schaller
University of Arizona
Monday
Oct. 7
Economic History
The Home Front: Rent Control and the Rapid Wartime Increase in Home Ownership
Dan Fetter
Wellesley College
Tuesday
Oct. 8
Empirical Economics
Do Fixed Patent Terms Distort Innovation? Evidence from Cancer Clinical Trials.
Heidi Williams
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Friday
Oct. 11
Economic History
The Quantitative Cape: Notes from a new historiography of the Dutch Cape Colony
Johan Fourie
Stellenbosch University
Monday
Oct.14
Economic History
Do Tax Incentives Affect Charitable Contributions? Evidence from Public Charities' Reported Revenues
Nicolas Duquette
University of Michigan
Tuesday
Oct.15
Empirical Economics
Medicaid Eligibility and Obesity of Low-Income Children
Ming-sen Wang
University of Arizona
Thursday
Oct. 17
Behavioral Economics
SEMINAR CANCELED
Aldo Rustichini
University of Minnesota
Wednesday
Oct. 23
Economic Theory
Betrayal of Intentions in 2-Player Games
Zvika Neeman
Tel Aviv University
Thursday
Oct. 24
Empirical Economics
Incentives to Identify: Racial Identity in the Age of Affirmative Action
Francisca Antman 
University of Colorado Boulder
Tuesday
Oct.29
Empirical Economics
Double-Shift Schooling: Does the Morning Shift Guarantee Better Performance?
Galiya Sagyndykova
University of Arizona
Wednesday
Oct. 30
Economic Theory
Finite Depth of Reasoning and Equilibrium Play in Games with Incomplete Information
Willemien Kets
Northwestern University
Friday
Nov. 1
Empirical Economics
Auction vs. Posted-Price: Market Mechanism, Lender Behaviors, and Transaction Outcomes in Online Crowdfunding
Zaiyan Wei
University of Arizona
Tuesday
Nov. 5
Empirical Economics
Regulation and the Payday Lending Industry
Stefanie Ramirez
University of Arizona
Wednesday
Nov. 6
Economic Theory
Dynamic Competition in Electricity Markets
Stanley Reynolds
University of Arizona
Friday
Nov. 8
Economic Theory
Prizes vs. Grants and the Role of Information
Dave Rietzke
University of Arizona
Wednesday
Nov. 13
Economic Theory
Grant Allocation: A Multi-Attribute Auction Approach
Philip Hihn
University of Arizona
Thursday
Nov. 14
Empirical Economics
Market Power Mitigation in Electricity Markets: Can We do Better in New York?
Thiagarajah Subramaniam
University of Arizona
Friday
Nov.15
Empirical Economics
The 2009 Stimulus Package and Construction Procurements: Do Shovel-Ready Projects Exist?
Leila Asgari
University of Arizona
Tuesday
Nov. 19
Empirical Economics
The Evolution of Energy Systems
Derek Lemoine
University of Arizona
Wednesday
Nov. 20
Economic Theory
Coverage Denied: Excluding Bad Risks, Inefficiency, and Pooling in Insurance
Edward Schlee
Arizona State University
Tuesday
Nov. 26
Empirical Economics
Risk, Return, and the Optimal Exploitation of Stock Characteristics

Paper Appendix

Chris Lamoureux
University of Arizona
Thursday
Dec. 5
Empirical Economics
The Employment Dynamics of Disadvantaged Women: Evidence from the SIPP
John Ham
University of Maryland
Friday
Dec. 6
Empirical Economics
Adapting to Climate Change: The Remarkable Decline in the U.S. Temperature-Mortality Relationship over the 20th Century
Olivier Deschenes
University of California, Santa Barbara
Tuesday
Dec. 10
Empirical Economics
Does water quality matter? Evidence from micro panel data
Daniel Phaneuf
University of Wisconsin-Madison


2012-2013

Date
Workshop / Title
Speaker
Monday
Aug. 20
Economic History
Cheap Coal, Market Access, and Industry Location in Germany1846-1882
Theresa Gutberlet 
(PhD Candidate)
University of Arizona
Tuesday
Aug. 21
Empirical Economics
Mergers When Prices Are Negotiated: Evidence from the Hospital Industry
Gautam Gowrisankaran
University of Arizona
Wednesday
Aug. 29
Economic Theory
Optimal Bank Transparency
Diego Moreno
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Wednesday
Sept. 5
Economic Theory
Corruption and Socially Optimal Entry
Husnain Ahmad & Chrystie Burr
(PhD Candidates)
University of Arizona
Friday
Sept. 7
Empirical Economics
Panel Structural Modeling with Weak Instrumentation and Covariance Restrictions
John Chao
University of Maryland
Monday
Sept. 10
Economic History
Does Expanding Health Insurance Coverage of Young Adults Affect their Labor Supply? Evidence from State Policies Prior to the ACA
Briggs Depew
(PhD Candidate)
University of Arizona
Tuesday
Sept. 11
Empirical Economics
Funding Shocks to Public Schools and Student Outcomes
Shane Thompson 
(PhD Candidate)
University of Arizona
Wednesday
Sept. 12
Economic Theory
Incentivizing Early Bidding Using Credits in Internet Auctions with Fixed Ending Times
Lindsey Nagy
(PhD Candidate)
University of Arizona
Tuesday
Sept. 18
Empirical Economics
Banking on Experiments?
Martin Dufwenberg
University of Arizona
Wednesday
Sept. 19
Economic Theory
How to Control Controlled School Choice
Federico Echenique
California Institute of Technology
Monday
Sept. 24
Economic History
Did Bank Distress Stifle Innovation: Evidence from the Great Depression?
Tom Nicholas
Harvard Business School
Tuesday
Sept. 25
Empirical Economics
Experiment Associations and Agricultural Technology
Ben Zamzow
(PhD Candidate)
University of Arizona
Wednesday
Sept. 26
Economic Theory
A Game Theoretic Approach to Randomized Response: Theory and Experiments 
Andreas Blume
University of Arizona
Monday
Oct. 1
Economic History
International Grain Market Integration in the Eighteenth Century: Early Globalization and the Great Divergence
Rafael Dobado
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Thursday
Oct. 4
Theory/Behavioral Economics
Revising Commitments: Field Evidence on the Adjustment of Prior Choices
Dan Silverman
Arizona State University
Monday
Oct. 8
Economic History Workshop
Economic Effects of Runs on Early 'Shadow Banks': Trust Companies and the Impact of the Panic of 1907
Carola Frydman
Boston University
Friday
Oct. 12
Empirical Economics
Teacher Quality Policy When Supply Matters
Jesse Rothstein
University of California, Berkeley
Monday
Oct. 15
Economic History
Economic Growth and Recovery in the United States: 1919-1941
Alexander Field
Santa Clara University
Tuesday
Oct. 16
Empirical Economic
In Search of the Multiplier for Federal Spending in the State during the Great Depression
Price Fishback
University of Arizona
Thursday
Oct. 18
Theory/Behavioral Economics
A Laboratory Comparison of Auctions and Sequential Mechanisms
Tony Kwasnica
Pennsylvania State University
Tuesday
Oct. 23
Empirical Economics
The Number of Random Errors in a Non-Separable Model with an Endogenous Regressor
Geert Ridder
University of Southern California
Wednesday
Oct. 24
Economic Theory
The Optimal Duration of Contracts
Tuomas Takalo
Bank of Finland

Tuesday
Nov. 6

Brown Bag
Prospects for Nuclear Power
Lucas Davis
University of California, Berkeley
Supported in part by the Water Sustainability Program, Institute of the Environment and the Renewable Energy Network through the TRIF Water, Environmental and Energy Solutions initiative.
Tuesday
Nov. 6
Empirical Economics
The Economics of Household Energy Efficiency: Evidence from Mexico's Cash for Coolers Program
Lucas Davis
University of California, Berkeley
Supported in part by the Water Sustainability Program, Institute of the Environment and the Renewable Energy Network through the TRIF Water, Environmental and Energy Solutions initiative.
Wednesday
Nov. 7
Economic Theory
Who Should Pay for Credit Ratings and How?
Natalia Kovrijnykh
Arizona State University
Thursday
Nov. 8
Behavioral Economics
A Test of Sequential Nash Bargaining
Alex Roomets
University of Heidelberg
Monday
Nov. 12
Economic History
Political Parties and the Politics of Market Access in the Aftermath of Britain's Glorious Revolution
Dan Bogart
University of California, Irvine
Tuesday
Nov. 13
Empirical Economics
Moral hazard in health insurance: How important is forward looking behavior?
Liran Einav
Stanford University
Wednesday
Nov. 14
Economic Theory
Designing Package Markets to Eliminate Exposure Risk
Luke Lindsay
University of Zurich
Thursday
Nov. 15
Theory/Behavioral Economics
Parametric Recoverability of Preferences
Yoram Halevy
University of British Columbia
Monday
Nov. 19
Economic Theory
Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention
John Wooders
University of Technology Sydney
Tuesday
Nov. 20
Empirical Economics
Subsidies, Tariffs and Investments in Solar Power Market
Chrystie Burr
(PhD Candidate)
University of Arizona
Tuesday
Nov. 27
Empirical Economics
Green Expectations: Current Effects of Anticipated Carbon Pricing
Derek Lemoine
University of Arizona

Wednesday
Nov. 28

Theory/Behavioral Economics
Inequality and Relative Ability Beliefs
Jeff Butler
Einaudi Institute of Economics & Finance
Wednesday
Nov. 28
Theory/Behavioral Economics
Inferior Products and Profitable Deception
Paul Heidues
ESMT Berlin
Monday
Dec. 3
Economic Theory
Correlation of Types in Bayesian Games
Luciano De Castro
Northwestern University
Tuesday
Dec. 4
Behavioral Economics
Endowment as a Blessing
Roee Teper
University of Pittsburgh
Thursday
Dec. 6
Economic Theory
An Alternating Offers Representation of the Nash-in-Nash Bargaining Solution
Gautam Gowrisankaran
University of Arizona
Friday
Dec. 7
Empirical Economics
Productivity Dispersion and Plant Selection in the Ready-Mix Concrete Industry
Allan Collard-Wexler
New York University
Thursday
Jan. 17
Empirical Economics
Back to the Future of Green Powered Economies
Scott Taylor
University of Calgary

Wednesday
Jan. 23

Economic Theory
Selling Through Referrals
Vasiliki Skreta
New York University

Thursday
Jan. 31

Fathauer Lecture
Where is the Problem and Where is the Solution: Wall Street, K Street, or Main Street?
Ed Leamer
Univ. of California, Los Angeles
Thursday
Jan. 31
Economic Theory
A Model of Persuasion with Boundedly Rational Agents
Ariel Rubinstein
Tel Aviv University
Wednesdays
Feb. 6
Behavioral Economics Mini-Course
Experiments on Law Enforcement
Giancarlo Spagnolo
Stockholm School of Economics & EIEF-Rome
Thursday
Feb. 7
Behavioral Economics
Time Horizon and Cooperation in Continuous Time
Giancarlo Spagnolo
Stockholm School of Economics & EIEF-Rome
Tuesday
Feb. 12
Empirical Economics
Does Information Really "Unravel"? Understanding Factors That Motivate Sellers to Seek Third-Party Certifications in an Online Labor Market
Mingfeng Lin
University of Arizona
Wednesday
Feb. 13
Economic Theory
Temptation and Subjective Feasibility
Madhav Chandrasekher 
Arizona State University
Monday
Feb. 18
Economic History
How the Future Shaped the Past: The Case of the Cashless Society
Bernardo Batiz-Lazo
Prifysgol Bangor University
Tuesday
Feb. 19
Empirical Economics
Change at the Checkout: Price Effects of Barcode Scanners
Emek Basker
University of Missouri
Wednesday
Feb. 20
Economic Theory
Mandatory Versus Discretionary Spending: the Status Quo Effect
Ying Chen
Arizona State University
Monday
Feb. 25
Economic History
Technical Change and the Relative Demand for Skilled Labor: The United States in Historical Perspective
Robert Margo
Boston University
Tuesday
Feb. 26
Empirical Economics
The Role of Cognitive Ability, Personality Traits and Gender in Gift Exchange Outcomes
John Ham
University of Maryland
Wednesday
Feb. 27
Economic Theory
Dynamic Regulation Design Without Payments: Timing is Everything
Dave Kelly
University of Miami
Monday
March 4
CANCELED
Behavioral Economics
Consumer Inattention and Bill-Shock Regulation
Michael Grubb
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Tuesday
March 5
Empirical Economics
Carbon Taxes and Deficit Reduction
Roberton Williams
University of Maryland
Wednesday
March 6
Economic Theory
Repeated Games with General Time Preference
Ichiro Obara
University of California Los Angeles
Thursday
March 7
Empirical Economics/Economic History
Adapting Law to Fit the Facts: the GmbH, the SARL, and the Organization of Small Firms in Germany and France, 1892-1930 

Putting the Corporation in its Place
Timothy Guinnane
Yale University
March 26-28 & April 1-3 3rd Year Paper Conference  
Tuesday
April 9
Empirical Economics
(Joint with the Department of Marketing)
Homogenous Contracts for Heterogeneous Agents: Aligning Salesforce Composition and Compensation
Sanjog Misra
University of California, Los Angeles
Wednesday
April 10
Economic Theory
Provision of a public good with altruistic overlapping generations and many tribes
Larry Karp
University of California, Berkeley
Thursday
April 11
Theory/Behavioral Economics
Projection Equilibrium: Self-Centered Thinking in Bargaining and Communication
Kristof Madarasz
London School of Economics and Political Science
Thursday
April 18
Behavioral Economics
Self-Image and Strategic Ignorance in Moral Dilemmas
Zack Grossman
Univ. of California, Santa Barbara
April 22 2nd Year Paper Conference
 
Tuesday
April 23
Empirical Economics
This Is Only a Test? Long-Run Impacts of Prenatal Exposure to Radioactive Fallout
Sandra Black
University of Texas
April 24 &25 2nd Year Paper Conference
 
Friday
April 26
Empirical Economics
Health Information Technology and Patient Outcomes
Robert Town
University of Pennsylvania
Tuesday
April 30
Empirical Economics
Performance Pay and the Autocovariance Structure of Earnings and Hours
Thomas Lemieux
University of British Columbia
Wednesday
May 1
Economic History
Hawai'i’s Economic Pre-History, 1200-1450
Sumner La Croix
University of Hawai'i - Manoa
Thursday
May 2
Behavioral Economics
Do Individuals Have Preferences Used in Macro-Finance Models? An Experimental Investigation
Alex Brown
Texas A&M
Friday
Dec. 7
Empirical Economics
Productivity Dispersion and Plant Selection in the Ready-Mix Concrete Industry
Allan Collard-Wexler
New York University


2011-2012

Date
Workshop / Title
Speaker
Thursday
Sept. 1, 2011
Stackelberg in the Lab: The Effect of Groups and Cooling-Off Periods Ray Chiu
The University of Arizona
Thursday
Sept. 8
Relational Contracts in Competitive Labor Markets Moritz Meyer-ter-Vehn
University of California, Los Angeles
Thursday
Sept. 15
The Hold-Up Problem Under Non-Exclusive Competition Simone Sepe
University of Arizona
Friday
Sept. 16
Welfare Effects of Pharmaceutical Informative Advertising Paris Cleanthous
University of Cyprus
Monday
Sept. 19
Economic History Workshop
Defying Gravity: The 1932 Imperial Economic Conference and the Reorientation of Canadian Trade
David Jacks
Simon Fraser University
Thursday
Sept. 22
Discontinuous Firm Value and the Impossibility to Price in Moral Hazard Matthias Blonski
Goethe University Frankfurt
Tuesday
Sept. 27
Estimating Switching Costs for Medicare Advantage Plans Kathleen Nosal
University of Arizona
Monday
Oct. 3
Economic History Workshop
Buckling the Manufacturing Belt: Increased Financial Regulations and U.S. Industrialization, 1850-1900
Matthew Jaremski
Colgate University
Monday
Oct. 10
Economic History Workshop
Contagion During the Initial Banking Panic of the Great Depression: November and December, 1930
Gary Richardson
University of California, Irvine
Tuesday
Oct. 11
Gasoline Taxes and Fuel Economy: A Random Coefficients Approach Mario Samano
University of Arizona
Thursday
Oct. 13
Price Caps, Oligopoly, and Entry Stan Reynolds and David Rietzke
University of Arizona
Monday
Oct. 17

Economic History Workshop
The Political Economy of Smallpox Eradication

Werner Troesken
University of Pittsburgh
Friday
Oct. 28
Induced Innovation and Social Inequality: The Case of Infant Medical Care David Cutler
Harvard University
Tuesday
Nov. 8
CANCELED Xiaohong Chen
Yale University
Wednesday
Nov. 9
Strategic Guilt Induction Eric Cardella
University of Arizona
Thursday
Nov. 10
Blind Stealing: Experience and Expertise in a Mixed-Strategy Poker Experiment John Wooders
University of Technology Sydney
Tuesday
Nov. 15
CANCELED Rob Williams
University of Maryland
Thursday
Nov. 17
Sensitivity Analysis in Semiparametric Likelihood Models Elie Tamer
Northwestern University
Tuesday
Nov. 29
Oblivious Equilibrium for Concentrated Industries Lanier Benkard
Stanford University
Thursday
Dec. 1
Legalizing Bribes

Martin Dufwenberg
University of Arizona

Friday
Dec. 2
Equilibria in Health Exchanges: Adverse Selection vs. Re-Classification Risk Ben Handel
University of California, Berkeley
Monday
Dec. 5
The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment: Evidence from the First Year Katherine Baicker
Harvard University

Friday
Jan. 13, 2012

Individual Heterogeneity and Average Welfare Jerry Hausman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Tuesday
Jan. 17
Returns to Scale in the Generation Map of Repeated Games Asaf Plan
University of Michigan
Wednesday
Jan. 18
Are food choices really habitual? Integrating habits, variety seeking and compensatory choice in a utility maximizing framework Vic Adamovicz
University of Alberta
Thursday
Jan. 19
Firm Market Power and the Earnings Distribution

Douglas Webber
Cornell University

Friday
Jan. 20
The Formation and Persistence of Preferences for Automobiles Ashley Langer
University of Michigan
Monday
Jan. 23
The health effects of leaving school in a bad economy Catherine Maclean
Cornell University
Tuesday
Jan. 24

Alternative Climate Policies and Intertemporal Emissions Leakage

Carolyn Fischer
Resources for the Future
Wednesday
Jan 25
Preemption Games Under Levy Uncertainty Svetlana Boyarchenko
University of Texas, Austin
Friday
Jan. 27
Booms, Busts, and Fertility: Testing the Becker Model Using Gender-Specific Labor Demand Jessamyn Schaller
University of California, Davis
Monday
Jan. 30
A necessary and sufficient condition for a PBE Folk Theorem Pablo Schenone
Northwestern University

Friday
Feb. 3

The Transitional Costs of Sectoral Reallocation: Evidence From the Clean Air Act and the Workforce Reed Walker
Columbia University
Wednesday
Feb. 8
An Experimental Test of Precautionary Bidding Martin Kocher
University of Munich
Monday
Feb. 13
Why Have Divorce Rates Fallen? The Role of Women's Age at Marriage Dana Rotz
Harvard University
Wednesday
Feb. 15
Selfconfirming Equilibrium and Model Uncertainty Pierpaolo Battigalli
Bocconi University
Thursday
Feb. 16
Rank Efficiency: Investigating a Widespread Ordinal Welfare Criterion Clayton Featherstone
Harvard University
Friday
Feb. 17
Training Contracts, Worker Overconfidence, and the Provision of Firm-Sponsored General Training Mitchell Hoffman
University of California, Berkeley
Monday
Feb. 20
A Theory of Disagreement in Repeated Games with Bargaining David Miller
University of California, San Diego
Wednesday
Feb 29
What Drives Taxi Drivers? A Field Experiment on Fraud in a Market for Credence Goods Loukas Balafoutas
University of Innsbruck
Friday
March 9
Advertising and Competition in Privatized Social Security: The Case of Mexico Ali Hortacsu
University of Chicago
Monday
March 19
What delays the rise of an industry? The long slow birth of Lehigh Valley cement David Prentice
La Trobe University
Tuesday
March 20

An Alternative Theory of the Plant Size Distribution with an Application to Trade

Thomas Holmes
University of Minnesota
Wednesday
March 21
A Search Model of Statistical Discrimination Peter Norman
University of North Carolina
March 26-30 3rd Year Paper Conference  
April 2 & 3 3rd Year Paper Conference  
Tuesday
April 3
CANCELED Xavier Vives
Universitat Pompeu Fabra & IESE Business School, Univ. of Navarra
Wednesday
April 4
Conflict and its impact on Educational Accumulation and Enrollment in Colombia: What we can learn from recent IDPs Ruth Uwaifo
Georgia Institute of Technology
Friday
April 6 
Sieve Quasi Likelihood Ratio Inference on Semi/nonparametric Conditional Moment Models Xiaohong Chen
Yale University
Wednesday
April 11
Rationality and Risk Preferences of Children

Ragan Petrie
George Mason University

Friday
April 13
Gender Differences in Bargaining Outcomes: A Field Experiment on Discrimination Marco Castillo
George Mason University
Monday
April 16

Economic History Workshop
When the Levee Breaks: Labor Mobility and Economic Development in the American South

Richard Hornbeck
Harvard University
Tuesday
April 17
VVUQ: The Challenges Facing All of Computational Research, Even Economics Kenneth Judd
Hoover Institution
April 18, 19, 20, 23 & 24 2nd Year Paper Conference  
Tuesday
May 1
The Trillion Dollar Conundrum: Complementarities and Health Information Technology

Avi Goldfarb
University of Toronto

Wednesday
May 2
Price and Quality with a Conscientious Worker Ben Zamzow
University of Arizona
Thursday
May 3
A Simple Dynamic Model of Regard Mark Stegeman
University of Arizona
Tuesday
May 8
The Competitive Effect of Multimarket Contact Maurcio Varela
University of Arizona
Friday
May 11
Economic Value of Celebrity Endorsements: Tiger Woods' Impact on Nike Golf Balls Timothy Derdenger
Carnegie Mellon University


2010-2011

Date
Workshop / Title
Speaker
Wed.
Sept. 1
Limited Foresight Models Alex Roomets
University of Arizona
Tues.
Sept. 7

IBE Guest Lecture
Lab Labor: What Can Labor Economics Learn from the Lab?

Gary Charness
University of California_Santa Barbara
Wed.
Sept. 8
IBE Seminar
Competition & the Ratchet Effect
Gary Charness
University of California_Santa Barbara
Tues.
Sept. 14
Treatment Response with Social Interactions: Partial Identification via Monotone Comparative Statics Natalia Lazzati
University of Arizona
Tues.
Sept. 14
IBE Guest Lecture
Econometric Methods for Lab and Field Data: Estimating Causal Effects
Victoria Prowse
University of Oxford
Wed.
Sept. 15
IBE Seminar
A Structural Analysis of Disappointment Aversion in a Real Effort Competition
Victoria Prowse
University of Oxford
Tues.
Sept. 21
Endogeneity and Imperfect Instruments: Estimating Bounds for the Effect of Early Childbearing on High School Completion 

 

A Simple Way to Calculate Confidence Intervals for Partially Identified Parameters

Tiemen Woutersen
Johns Hopkins University
Fri.
Sept. 24
Ranking Asymmetric Auctions using the
Dispersive Order
Rene Kirkegaard
University of Guelph
Tues.
Sept. 28
Calorie Posting in Chain Restaurants Phillip Leslie
Stanford University
Wed.
Sept. 29
IBE Seminar
The Optimal Choice of Pre-launch Reviewer
David Gill
University of Southampton
Tues.
Oct. 5
At Least I Have My Health:  Income Inequality and Infant Mortality During the Depression Keoka Grayson
University of Arizona
Wed.
Oct. 13

IBE Mini-course
Credence Good, Part 1

Uwe Dulleck
Queensland University of Technology
Thur.
Oct. 14
IBE Mini-course
Credence Good, Part 2
Uwe Dulleck
Queensland University of Technology
Tues.
Oct. 19
The Vicious Cycle:
Fundraising and Perceived Viability in US Presidential Primaries
Cameron Shelton
Claremont McKenna College
Wed.
Oct. 20
Dynamic Social Interactions: Identification and Characterization Onur Ozgur
University of Montreal
Fri.
Oct. 22
The Nature of Risk Preferences:
Evidence from Insurance Choices (Appendix)
Levon Barseghyan, Cornell University
Fri.
Oct. 29
Understanding Organized Crime Networks: Evidence Based on Federal Bureau of Narcotics Secret Files on American Mafia Giovanni Mastrobuoni
Collegio Carlo Alberto
Mon.
Nov. 1
Sharp Identification Regions in Models with Convex Moment Predictions (Supplemental materials)

 

Francesca Molinari, Cornell University
Tues.
Nov. 2
The Welfare Effects of Ticket Resale Alan Sorensen
Stanford University
Tues.
Nov. 2
IBE Guest Lecture
Experiments on Gender
David Gill
University of Southampton
Fri.
Nov. 5
Enforcing Cooperation in Networked Societies Nageeb Ali
University of California, San Diego
Tues.
Nov. 9
IBE Event
Happiness
Peter Martinsson
University of Gothenberg
Tues.
Nov. 30
Mitigating Hold-up Through Complementarities and Refundability Jenny Hawkins
University of Arizona
Wed.
Dec. 1
Strategies and Interactive Beliefs in Dynamic Games Pierpaolo Battigalli
Bocconi University
Fri.
Dec. 3
Micro-loans, bednets and malaria: Evidence from a randomized controlled trial in Orissa (India) Alessandro Tarozzi
Duke University
Tues.
Dec. 7
A Simple Model of Demand Anticipation Aviv Nevo
Northwestern University
Wed.
Dec. 8
Auctions with Heterogeneous Entry Costs Diego Moreno
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Tues.
Dec. 14
Nontraditional Crowding Out: Spending and Endowment Decisions By Nonprofit Managers Brendan Livingston
University of Arizona
Tues.
Jan. 18
Environmental Regulations and Corruption:
Automobile Emissions in Mexico City
Paulina Oliva
University of California_Santa Barbara
Wed.
Jan. 19
Dealing with Eminent Domain Alex Roomets & Carl Kitchens
University of Arizona
Fri.
Jan. 21
How Do Consumers Respond to Gasoline Price Shocks? Heterogeneity in Vehicle Choice and Driving Behavior Kenneth Gillingham
Stanford University
Mon.
Jan. 24
Out-of-Sample Forecast Tests Robust to the Window Size Choice Barbara Rossi
Duke University
Tues.
Jan. 25
Internet, Search Frictions, and the Efficiency of Decentralized Markets: Evidence from Automobiles David Rapson
University of California_Daivs
Thur.
Jan. 27
Environmental Policy and Giving: Does Government Spending Affect Charitable Donations? Holly Monti
University of Texas_Austin
Mon.
Jan. 31
The Costs of Growth: Estimating Entry Costs During Rollouts Mauricio Varela
Northwestern University
Fri.
Feb. 4
Do Consumers Respond to Marginal or Average Price? Evidence from Nonlinear Electricity Pricing Koichiro Ito
University of California_Berkeley
Wed.
Feb. 9
Share Equilibrium in Local Public Good Economies Anne van den Nouweland
University of Oregon
Fri.
Feb. 11
Special Lecture:
Coalitional Game Theory
Anne van den Nouweland
University of Oregon
Fri.
Feb. 11
Tipping Points and Ambiguity in the Integrated Assessment of Climate Change Derek Lemoine
University of California_ Berkeley
Fri.
Feb. 18
Pollution Permit Systems and Firm Dynamics: Does the Allocation Scheme Matter? Evangelina Dardati
Univeristy of Texas_Austin
Thur.
Feb. 24
Evaluating “Cash for Clunkers”: Program Effects on Auto Sales, Jobs, and the Environment Shanjun Li
Resources for the Future
Mon.
Feb. 28
Economic History Seminar Paul Rhode
University of Michigan
Wed.
Mar. 2
Creating Incentives and Selecting Good Types Revisited Amanda Friedenberg
Arizona State University
Mon.
Mar. 7
Development and the Interaction of Enforcement Institutions Amrita Dhillon
University of Warwick
Tues.
Mar. 8
Firm Quality, Productivity, and Capability Among Chinese Exporters Daniel Xu
New York University
Mon.- Thurs.
Mar. 28-31
3rd Year Paper Conference  
Fri.
Apr. 1
Costly Self Control and Random Self Indulgence Bart Lipman
Boston University
Mon.
Apr. 11
Economic History Seminar
Was There Ever a Ruling Class? 1,000 Years of Social Mobility in England
Greg Clark
University of California_Davis
Wed.
Apr. 13
Collective Dynamic Choice: The Necessity of Time Inconsistency Leeat Yariv, 
CalTech
Thur.- Mon.
Apr. 14-15, 18
2nd Year Paper Conference-Part 1  
Tues.
Apr. 19
Identifying Supply and Demand Elasticities of Agricultural Commodities: Implications for the US Ethanol Mandate Wolfram Schlenker
Columbia University
Thur. - Tues..
Apr. 21-22, 26
2nd Year Paper Conference-Part 2  
Mon.
Apr. 25
Economic History Seminar
Why Was It Europeans Who Conquered the World? An Economic Model
Phil Hoffman
CalTech
Wed.
Apr. 27
From Boston to Shanghai to Deferred Acceptance: Theory and Experiments on A Family of School Choice Mechanisms Yan Chen
University of Michigan
Mon.
May 2
Economic History Seminar
Inherited vs Self-Made Wealth: Theory & Evidence from a Rentier Society (Paris 1872-1937)
Jean-Laurent Rosenthal
CalTech
Tues.
May 3
A Dam Problem: TVA's Fight against Malaria 1926-1951 Carl Kitchens
University of Arizona
Tues.
May 17
Testing for Racial Discrimination in Bail Setting Using Nonparametric Estimation of a Parametric Model Jonah Gelbach
Yale Law School

 

2009-2010

Date
Workshop / Title
Speaker
Tues.
Sept. 1
How Green Was My Valley? Coercive Contract Enforcement in 19th Century Industrial Britain Suresh Naidu
Harvard University
Tues.
Sept. 8
The Deterrence Effect of Prison:
Dynamic Theory and Evidence
Justin McCrary
University of California-Berkeley
Wed.
Sept. 16
Hold Up: With a Vengeance Matt Van Essen
University of Arizona
Tues.
Sept. 22
Heterogeneity and Aggregation: Testing for Efficiency in Intra-Household Allocation Manuela Angelucci
University of Arizona
Fri.
Sept. 25
Forward Induction Works! An Experimental Study to Test the Robustness and the Power Quazi Shahriar
San Diego State University
Mon.
Sept. 28
IBE Lecture
Human Prosociality: Convergent Neuroeconomics Evidence
Paul Zak
Claremont Graduate University
Tues.
Sept. 29

Rich Dad, Smart Dad: Decomposing the Intergenerational Transmission of Income

Matthew Lindquist
Stockholm University

Wed.
Sept. 30
IBE Lecture Ulrike Malmendier & Stefano Della Vigna
University of California, Berkeley
Tues.
Oct. 6
Estimating Matching Games with Transfers Jeremy Fox
University of Chicago
Wed.
Oct. 7
On the Existence of Bayesian Cournot Equilibrium

Diego Moreno
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Tues.
Oct. 20
Market Structure and Product Quality
in the U.S. Daily Newspaper Market
Ying Fan
University of Michigan
Wed.
Oct. 21

Winner's Curse Corrections Magnify Adverse Selection

Auctioning the Right to Choose When
Competition Persists

Ron Harstad
University of Missouri
Tues.
Oct. 27
Flexible Bayesian Analysis of First Price Auctions Using Simulated Likelihood Dong-hyuk Kim
University of Arizona
Wed.
Oct. 28

The Sequential Raiffa solution: Axiomatization and Non-Cooperative Foundation

Walter Trockel
Bielefeld University
Tues.
Nov. 3
Slum Clearance and Urban Renewal in the United States, 1949-1974 Bill Collins
Vanderbilt University
Mon.
Nov. 9
Caught in the Bulimic Trap? Socioeconomic Status, State Dependence, and Unobserved Heterogeneity Michelle Goeree
Univeristy of Southern California
Tues.
Nov. 10
The Value of Statistical Life: Pursuing the Deadliest Catch Kurt Schnier
Georgia State University
Thur.
Nov. 12
Wilson Scholar Seminar
An Equilibrium Analysis of the Simultaneous Ascending Auction and On the Impossibility of
Core-Selecting Auctions
Jacob Goeree
California Institute of Technology
Tues.
Nov. 17
Prospective Mobility, Fairness, and the Demand for Redistribution Christina Fong
Carnegie Mellon University
Wed.
Nov. 18
Scarcity of Ideas and R&D Options:
Use it, Lose it, or Bank it
Nisvan Erkal
University of Melbourne
Tues.
Nov. 24
Self-Employment and the Role of Health Insurance Tracy Regan
University of Miami
Wed.
Nov. 25
The Strategic Motive to Sell Forward: Experimental Evidence Jose Luis Ferreira
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Tues.
Dec. 1
The Role of Simplification and Information in College Decisions: Results from the H&R Block FAFSA Experiment Philip Oreopoulos
University of British Columbia
Wed.
Dec. 2
Engineering Cooperation in Two-Player Games Ehud Kalai
Northwestern University
Tues. 
Dec. 8
Minimax Regret Treatment Choice with Limited Validity of Experiments or with Covariates Jörg Stoye
New York University
Fri.
Jan. 8
IBE Special Event
Communication
Uri Gneezy, UC-San Diego
Jesper Nielsen, University of Arizona
Matthias Sutter, University of Innsbruck
Fri.
Jan. 15
Procuring Commodities: Request for Quote or Reverse Auctions? Jason Shachat
Xiamen University
Tues.
Jan. 19
A Dual Approach to Inference for Partially Identified Econometric Models Hiroaki Kaido
University of California-San Diego
Tues.
Jan. 26
Climate Change and Optimal Energy Technology R&D Policy: Implementing Uncertainty and Learning in Policy Analysis Erin Baker
University of Massachusetts
Fri.
Jan 29
Model Selection Tests for Nonnested Moment Inequality Models Xiaoxia Shi
Yale University
Mon.
Feb. 1
Testing Theories of Scarcity Pricing in the Airline Industry Steven Puller
Texas A&M University

Tue.
Feb. 2

Understanding strategic bidding in multi-unit auctions: a case study of the Texas electricity spot market

Tools for Assessment of Bidding into Electricity Auctions

Steven Puller
Texas A&M University

Wed.
Feb. 3

Dynamic oligopoly with network effects


Conformity based behavior and the dynamics of price competition: a new rational for fashion shifts

Filomena Garcia, 
Technical University of Lisbon

Joana Resende,
Universidade do Porto

Fri.
Feb. 5
Discrete Games with Flexible Information Structures: An Application to Local Grocery Markets Paul Grieco
Northwestern University
Mon.
Feb. 8
Bargaining Ability and Competitive Advantage: Empirical Evidence from Medical Devices Matthew Grennan
New York University
Wed.
Feb. 10
IBE Seminar
Behavioral IO, Part I
Paul Heidues
Bonn University
University of California-Berkeley
Thur.
Feb. 11
IBE Seminar
Behavioral IO, Part II
Paul Heidues
Bonn University
University of California-Berkeley
Wed.
Feb. 17
Assortative Learning Jan Eeckhout
UPF Barcelona 
University of Pennsylvania
Fri.
Feb. 26
Migration and credit constraints Manuela Angelucci
University of Arizona
Tues.
Mar. 2
The Impact of the UK New Deal for Lone Parents on Benefit Receipt Jeff Smith
University of Michigan
Fri.
Mar. 5
Identification of Time and Risk Preferences in Buy Price Auctions Keisuke Hirano
University of Arizona
Wed.
Mar. 10
Strategic Entry in Dynamic Markets Miguel Villas-Boas
University of California-Berkeley
Tues.
Mar. 23
Multivariate Fractional Regression Estimators for Econometric Share Models: Applications to Healthcare Spending John Mullahy, University of Wisconsin
Wed.
Mar. 24
Cores of Games with Positive Externalities

Parkash Chander
National University of Singapore

Mar. 29 - Apr. 2 3rd Year Paper Conference  
Tues.
Apr. 6
Household Bargaining and Excess Fertility: An Experimental Study in Zambia Erica Field
Harvard University
Wed.
Apr. 7
Political Institutions and the Dynamics of Public Investment Tom Palfrey
Caltech
Fri.
Apr. 9
ESL/IBE Special Event
Behavioral Game Theory From AZ to OZ 
David Butler
Australian School of Business Anna Gunnthorsdottir 
University of Western Australia
Tues.
Apr. 13
Detecting the Existence of Treatment Effects in Randomized Studies with Noncompliance Aleksey Tetenov
Collegio Carlo Alberto
Fri.
Apr. 16
Ambiguity aversion solves the conflict between efficiency and incentive compatibility Nicholas Yannelis 
University of Illinois
Apr. 19 - 23 2nd Year Paper Conference  
Mon.
Apr. 26
Arresting Banking Panics: Fed Liquidity Provision and the Forgotten Panic of 1929 Kris Mitchener
Santa Clara University
Tues.
Apr. 27
A Dynamic Model of Demand for Houses and
Neighborhoods

Chris Timmins
Duke University

Wed.
Apr. 28
Product Differentiation through Exclusivity

Michael Katz
University of California--Berkeley

Tue.
May 4
Symmetric players in repeated games: Theory and evidence Brian Rogers
Northwestern University
Wed.
May 5
Risk Preferences are Not Time Preferences

Jim Andreoni
University of California--San Diego

Mon.
May 24
Nonparametric Learning Rules from Bandit Experiments: The Eyes have it!

Yingyao Hu
Johns Hopkins University


2008-2009

Date
Title
Speaker
Thur.
Aug. 28
Theory Workshop Organizational Meeting
John Wooders,
University of Arizona
Wed.
Sep. 3
IBE Mini-Course
Language and Strategy: Part I
Andreas Blume
University of Pittsburgh
Mon.
Sep. 8
IBE Mini-Course
Language and Strategy: Part II
Andreas Blume
University of Pittsburgh
Thur.
Sep. 11
IBE Mini-Course
Intentional Vagueness (Language and Strategy: Part III)
Andreas Blume
University of Pittsburgh
Tues.
Sep. 16
IBE Mini-Course
Randomization & Justice: Part I

Uzi Segal

Boston College

Wed.
Sep. 17
IBE Mini-Course
Randomization & Justice: Part II
Uzi Segal
Boston College
Thur.
Sep. 18
Does Experience Teach? Professionals and Minimax Play in the Lab John Wooders
U of A
Tues.
Sep. 23
Nonparametric Partial and Point Identification of Net or Direct Causal Effects Carlos Flores
University of Miami
Thur.
Sep. 25
Comparative statics of Equilibrium Points Rabah Amir
U of A
Tues.
Sep. 30
Small Bandwidth Asymptotics for Density-Weighted Average Derivatives Matias Cattaneo
University of Michigan
Thur.
Oct. 2
Optimal Insurance with Adverse Selection Hector Chade
Arizona State University
Wed.
Oct. 8
Measuring School Segregation
Scale-Invariant Measures of Segregation
Oscar Volij
Ben Gurion University, Israel
Thur.
Oct. 9
Bayesian and Dominant Strategy Implementation in the Independent Private Values Model Alejandro Manelli
Arizona State University
Fri.
Oct. 10
IBE Workshop
Skill in Games
David Butler, 
University of Western Australia
Oscar Volij,
Ben Gurion Univeristy
Tues.
Oct. 14
Compulsory Licensing – Evidence from the Trading with the Enemy Act
Petra Moser
Stanford University
Wed.
Oct. 15
IBE Mini-Course
Behavioral Mechanism Design: Part I
Paul J Healy
Ohio State University
Thur.
Oct. 16
IBE Mini-Course
Behavioral Mechanism Design: Part II
Paul J Healy
Ohio State University
Tues.
Oct. 21
Durable Goods Oligopoly with Innovation: Theory and Empirics Ronald Goettler
University of Chicago--GSB
Thur.
Oct. 23
Can Relaxation of Beliefs Rationalize the Winners Curse? An Experimental Study Dan Levin
Ohio State
Tue.
Oct. 28
Demand Estimation Under Incomplete Product Availability Julie Mortimer
Harvard
Thur.
Oct. 30
On Bargaining Problems Admitting a Unique Nash Bargaining Solution Guofu Tan
USC
Wed.
Nov. 5
IBE Seminar
The Behavioral Effects of Sleep in Decision Making
David Dickinson
Appalachian State University
Thur.
Nov. 6
Cournot Oligopoly with Network Effects Natalia Lazzati
U of A
Fri.
Nov. 7
Putting a Price on Carbon:  Short-run Response in the Electricity Industry  Joseph Cullen
U of A
Wed.
Nov. 12 
IBE Reading Group
Anticipated & Anticipatory Feelings
Pierpaolo Battigalli 
Bocconi University
Thur.
Nov. 13
Social comparisons and contributions to online communities: A field experiment on MovieLens Yan Chen
University of Michigan
Tues.
Nov. 18
Retail Advertising Works!  Measuring the Effects of Advertising on Sales via a Controlled Experiment on Yahoo!
David Reiley
University of Arizona
Thur.
Nov. 20
Searching for Good Policies  Steven Callander
Northwestern University
Mon.
Nov. 24
Are Ratings Informative Signals?
The Analysis of the Netflix Data
Ivan Maryanchyk
U of A
Tues.
Nov. 25
Insurance, Investment and the Extended Family Manuela Angelucci
U of A
Tues.
Dec. 2
Mood Swings at Work: Stock Price Movements, Effort and Decision Making Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College
Wed.
Dec. 3
IBE Reading Group
Noisy Response
David Butler
University of Western Australia
Tues.Dec. 9 Caught in the Bulimic Trap: Do Eating Disorders Reflect Addictive Behavior? Michelle Goeree
USC
Wed.
Dec.10
IBE Mini-Course
Quantal Response: Part I
Jacob Goeree
California Institute of Technology
Thur.
Dec. 11
IBE Mini-Course
Quantal Response: Part II
Jacob Goeree
California Institute of Technology
Fri.
Jan. 30
Auctions with Resale and Bargaining Power Harrison Cheng
USC
Wed.
Feb. 4
Repeated Relationships with Limits on Information
Processing
Andrew Postlewaite 
University of Pennsylvania
Wed.
Feb. 11
Inequality and Network Structure Willemien Kets
Sante Fe Institute
Wed.
Feb. 18
Conglomeration with Bankruptcy Costs:  Separate or Joint Financing Marco Ottaviani 
Northwestern University
Tues.
Feb. 24
The Internet and Local Wages: Convergence or Divergence? Shane Greenstein
Northwestern University
Tues.
Mar. 3

ESL Special Lecture 
Trust, Reciprocity & Altruism: Theory & Experiments

James Cox
Georgia State University
Wed.
Mar. 4

ESL Special Lecture 
Decisions under Risk: Theory & Experiments

James Cox
Georgia State University
Mon.
Mar. 9
Gaming or Guessing: Mixing and best-responding in Matching Pennies Timothy Dang
University of Arizona
Tues.
Mar. 10
Variety: Consumer Choice and Optimal Diversity Bill Horrace
Syracuse University
Wed.
Mar. 25
The Value of Good Jobs:  A General Equilibrium Perspective on a Recurring Debate David Green
University of British Columbia
Mon.
Mar. 30
Fertility: Children and Beyond. Evidence from Developing Countries Juio Cacares
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Mar. 31 – Apr. 2 3rd Year Paper Conference  
Tues.
Apr. 7

Dads and Daughters:  The Changing Impact of Fathers on Women's Occupational Choices

Melinda Morrill 
Carolina State University
Fri.
Apr. 10
Partial Ordering Methods for Stationary Markovian Equilibrium in Overlapping Generations Models with Stochastic Production
and
Partial Ordering Methods for Constructing Symmetric Markovian Equilibrium in a Class of Dynamic Games
Kevin Refett and Manjira Datta
Arizona State University
Tues.
Apr. 14
Desegregation and Urban Change: Evidence from City Boundaries Leah Platt Boustan 
UCLA
Wed.
Apr. 15
Making Efficient Public Good Decisions using an Augmented Ausubel Auction Matt Van Essen
U of A
Fri.
Apr. 17
Lumpy Capacity Investment and Disinvestment Dynamics Ulrich Doraszelski
Harvard University
Apr. 20 – 23 2nd Year Paper Conference  
Tues.
Apr. 28
Micro-loans, Bednets and Malaria: Preliminary Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Orissa (India) Alessandro Tarozzi
Duke University
Wed.
Apr. 29
Leadership Based on Asymmetric Information Mark Stegeman
U of A
Mon.
May 4
Information and the Equity Premium Ed Schlee
Arizona State University

Tues.
May 5

The Economic Response to Climate Change in the Farm Sector:
The United States 1895-1969
Jonathan Fox
U of A
Thur.
May 7
Nudging Farmers to Use Fertilizer: Evidence from Kenya Esther Duflo
MIT
Tue.
June 2
ESL Special Lecture
Behavioral Optimal Taxation
Olof Johansson-Stenman
University of Gothenburg

 

2007–2008

Date
Title
Speaker
Tues.
Aug. 28
Impact of Structural Funds on Regional Growth: How to Reconsider a 7 Year-Old Black-Box
Sandy Dall'erba
UofA
Wed.
Sept. 5
Culture and Corruption
Danila Serra
Dept of Economics & CSAE,
University of Oxford
Tues.
Sept. 11
Risk and time preferences: Experimental and household data from Vietnam
Tomomi Tanaka
ASU
Tues.
Sept. 18
What Happens When Wal-Mart Comes to Town: An Empirical Analysis of the Discount Retailing Industry
Panle Jia
MIT
Wed.
Sept. 19
Strategic Basins of Attraction, the Path Dominance Core, and Network Formation Games
Frank Page
Indiana University
Wed.
Sept. 26
Information Aggregation and Group Decisions
Joel Sobel
UCSD
Tues.
Oct. 2
Decision Theory Applied to a Linear Panel Data Model
Gary Chamberlain
Harvard University
Wed.
Oct. 3
On the Informed Seller Problem: Optimal Information Disclosure
Vasiliki Skreta
NYU Stern
Wed.
Oct. 10
IBE Seminar
Reference-Dependent Consumption Plans
Botond Koszegi
UC Berkeley
Thurs.
Oct. 11
Weak Identification and Conditional Moment Restrictions
Joris Pinkse
Penn State
Tues.
Oct. 16
Institutions, Appropriation Activity, and Income Inequality
Chris Stefanadis
UofA
Wed.
Oct. 17
Impact of Market Structure on R&D Competition with Learning
Jianjun Wu
UofA
Tues.
Oct. 23
The Costs of the Public Trust Doctrine in Environmental Protection and Natural Resource Conservation
Jed Brewer
UofA
Wed.
Oct. 24
Firm Value and Corporate Governance: Does the Former Cause the Latter?
Benjamin Hermalin
UC Berkeley
Tues.
Nov. 6
Refining the Estimation of Immigration’s Labor Market Effects
Seth Sanders
University of Maryland
Wed.
Nov. 7
IBE Minicourse
Price Dispersion, Branding & Search: Part I
John Morgan
Haas School of Business
UC Berkeley
Thurs.
Nov. 8
IBE Minicourse
Price Dispersion, Branding & Search: Part II
John Morgan
Haas School of Business
UC Berkeley
Fri.
Nov. 9
Finding Missing Markets (and a disturbing epilogue):
Evidence from an Export Crop Adoption and Marketing Intervention in Kenya
Dean Karlan
Yale University
Tues.
Nov. 13
Bitter Coffee:
Trade Winds, the 19th Century Coffee Boom, and Historical Development
Gustavo Bobonis
University of Toronto
Wed.
Nov.
IBE Nobel Lecture
A Nobel to Mechanism Design
Mark Walker
UofA
Mon.
Nov. 19
Title to be Announced
Alex Shcherbakov
UofA
Mon.
Dec. 3
Title to be Announced
Adrian Stoian
UofA
Tues.
Dec. 4
Innovation in Business Groups
Sharon Belenzon
Oxford and NBER
Wed.
Dec. 5
Quality, Upgrades, and (the Loss of) Market Power in a Dynamic Monopoly Model
Jim Anton
Duke University
Tues.
Jan. 15
Using Rationalizable Bounds for Conditional Choice Probabilities as Control Variables
Andres Aradillas-Lopez
Princeton
Wed.
Jan. 16

Market Interactions and Market Outcomes:A Choice-based Approach

John Quiggin
University of Queensland
Fri.
Jan. 18
How Many Consumers are Rational?
Stefan Hoderlein
Mannheim
Tues.
Jan. 22
Broad Cross-License Agreements and Persuasive Patent Litigation: Theory and Evidence from the Semiconductor Industry
Alberto Galasso
University of Toronto
Wed.
Jan. 23
Sharp Identification Regions in Games
Arie Beresteanu
Duke University
Fri.
Jan. 25
A Bayesian Look at Partially Identified Models
Hyungsik Roger Moon
USC
Tues..
Jan. 29
Statistical Treatment Choice Based on
Asymmetric Minimax Regret Criteria
Aleksey Tetenov
Northwestern
Wed.
Jan. 30
One in a Million: Altruism and the Bone Marrow Registry
Rod Garratt
UCSB
Thurs.
Jan. 31
IBE Mini-Course
Imprecise Preferences

David Butler
University of Western Australia
Wed.
Feb. 6

Joint Seminar
Imperfect Competition and Quality Signaling 

 
Communicating Quality: A Unified Model of Disclosure and Signaling
Jennifer Reinganum
Vanderbilt

Andrew Daughety
Vanderbilt 

Fri.
Feb. 8
Voting and Experimentation
Bruno Strulovici
University of Oxford
Wed.
Feb. 13
13 Ways of Looking at Risk Aversion
Catherine Eckel
University of Texas, Dallas
Wed.
Feb. 20
A Method to Solve a Class of Two-Dimensional Screening
Problems
Sergei Severinov
University of Essex
Mon.
Feb. 25
Nonlinear Pricing in Yellow Pages (figures)
Isabelle Perrigne
Penn State
Tues.
Feb. 26
Nonparametric Identification of Risk Aversion in First-Price Auctions Under Exclusion Restrictions
Quang Vuong
Penn State

Wed.
Feb. 27

Joint Seminar
Auctions with Heterogeneous Entry Costs

Discrete Implementation of the Groves-Ledyard Mechanism

John Wooders
U of A

Mark Walker
U of A

Wed.
Mar. 5
Entry Costs, Depreciation and Industry Dynamics
Val E. Lambson
Brigham Young University
Mon.
Mar. 10
IBE Mini-Course
Learning: Part 1

Rajiv Sarin
Texas A&M
Tues.
Mar. 11
IBE Mini-Course
Learning: Part 2

Rajiv Sarin
Texas A&M

Wed.
Mar. 12

Is Reputation Good or Bad? An Experiment
Brit Grosskopf
Texas A&M
Mon.
March 24
The Labor Market Value to Legal Status
Todd Sorensen
UC Riverside
Tues.
Mar. 25

How Much Competition is a Secondary Market?

Jiawei Chen
UC Irvine
Wed.
Mar. 26
Optimal pricing and strategic decisions in networks
Francis Bloch
GREQAM, France
Mon.-Thurs.
Mar 31-Apr 3
Third Year Paper Conference
U of A
Tues.
Apr. 8
Inference with Dependent Data Using Cluster
Covariance Estimators
Christian Hansen
Chicago Graduate School of Business
Wed.
Apr. 9
Wait and See
Yuk-Fai Fong
Kellogg School of Management
Tues.
April 15
Changes in the Characteristics of American Youth: Implications for Adult Outcomes
Fabian Lange
Yale University
Wed.
Apr. 16
Dynamic Matching and Bargaining Games:
A General Approach
Stephan Lauermann
University of Michigan
Mon.-Thurs.
Apr 21- Apr 24
Second Year Paper Conference
U of A
Fri.
Apr. 25
Interplay between Incentives and
Communication Complexity in Mechanism Design
Timothy Van Zandt
INSEAD
Tues.
Apr. 29
Are Ratings Informative Quality Signals?  The Analysis of the Netflix Data
Ivan Maryanchyk
U of A
Tues.
May 6
Are All Managers Created Equal? Avi Goldfarb
University of Toronto
Wed.
May 7
3:30 - 4:15
The Meaning of Mixing: Individual strategic
randomization in games
Timothy Dang
U of A


2006–2007

Date
Workshop / Title
Speaker
Wed.
Aug. 23
Buying Power and Quality Improvements
Pierpaolo Battigalli
Università Bocconi
Tues.
Aug. 29
Measuring the Price Impact of Retailers' Locations and Brands
Tim Davies
UofA
Tues.
Sept. 12
What Mean Impacts Miss: Distributional Effects of Welfare Reform Experiments
Jonah Gelbach
University of Maryland
Wed.
Sept. 13
Incentives, Contracts and Markets: A General Equilibrium Theory of Firms
Bill Zame
UCLA
Thurs.
Sept. 14
Prices and Portfolio Choices in Financial Markets: Theory, Econometrics, Experiments
Bill Zame
UCLA
Tues.
Sept. 19
Government Spending in War and Peace: Comparing the Impact of World War II and New Deal Spending on Economic Growth
Joseph Cullen
UofA
Wed.
Sept. 20
Cooperative Behavior and the Frequency of Social Interaction
John Duffy
University of Pittsburgh
Fri.
Sept. 22
Malthus v. Boserup: An Empirical Exploration of the Population-Environment
Nexus in India
Haimanti Bhattacharya
UofA
Tues.
Sept. 26
Understanding Strategic Bidding in Multi-Unit Auctions: A Case Study of the Texas Electricity Spot Market
Steven Puller
Texas A&M University
Wed.
Sept. 27

Rage Against the Machines

Jörg Oechssler
University of Heidelberg
Wed.
Sept. 27
Fathauer Lecture
Looking Back, Looking Forward
Making the Case for Globalization
Bill Emmott
Author, Journalist, and Consultant
Thurs. 
Sept. 28
The Economics of Open Air Markets
John List
University of Chicago 
Fri.
Sept. 29
Economic Science Association Conference
Westward Look Resort
*no department seminar* 
Tues.
Oct. 3
Social Information in the Voluntary Provision of Public Goods: Evidence from Field Experiments
Rachel Croson
University of Pennsylvania
Tues.
Oct. 10
Environmental Innovation and Environmental Policy: An Empirical Test of Bi-Directional Effects
Carmen Carrion-Flores
UofA
Friday
Oct. 13
Maternal Employment, Migration, and Child Development
Thomas Mroz
UNC - Chapel Hill
Tues.
Oct. 17
Are "Nearly Exogenous" Instruments Reliable?

Near Exogeneity and Weak Identification in Generalized Empirical Likelihood Estimators: Fixed and Many Moment Asymptotics

Mehmet Caner 
University of Pittsburgh
Wed.
Oct. 18
An Experimental Study of Auctions with a Buy Price Under Private and Common Values
Quazi Shahriar
UofA
Tues.
Oct. 24
Giving It Away For Free? Motivations of Open-Source Software Developers
Wafa Hakim
UofA
Wed.
Oct. 25
An Experimental Analysis of Teamwork and Open-Source Software Development
Wafa Hakim
UofA
Fri.
Oct. 27
Quantile Estimation on Panel Data
Jason Abrevaya
Purdue
Tues.
Oct. 31
The Impact of Minimum Quality Standards on Firm Entry, Exit and Product Quality: The Case of the Child Care Market
Joe Hotz
UCLA
Fri.
Nov. 3
The Cost of High-Powered Incentives and Deadlines: Strategic Salesperson Behavior in Enterprise Software
Ian Larkin
Berkeley
Tues.
Nov. 7
Do Frequency Reward Programs Create Switching Costs?
Brian Viard
Stanford
Wed.
Nov. 8
The Power of Paradox: Some Recent Developments in Interactive Epistemology

Admissibility in Games
Adam Brandenburger
New York University
Thurs.
Nov. 9
IBE SEMINAR
On Regret - Methods & Insights
Pierpaolo Battigalli
Bocconi University
Terry Connolly
UofA
Fri.
Nov. 10
Information Congestion
Simon Anderson
University of Virginia
Tues.
Nov. 14
Consumer Learning, Habit Formation, and Heterogeneity: A Structural Examination
Matt Osborne
University of Minnesota
Thur.
Nov. 16
Water Markets in the West: Prices, Trading, and Contractual Forms
Jed Brewer
UofA
Fri.
Nov. 17
Paying to Learn: The Effect of Financial Incentives on Elementary School Test Scores
Eric Bettinger
Case Western University
Mon.
Nov. 20
Noisy Talk
Andreas Blume
University of Pittsburgh
Tues.
Nov. 21
The Impact of the Old Age Assistance Program On the Mortality Rates for the Elderly
Adrian Stoian
UofA
Tues.
Nov. 28
Internal Migration of Blacks in South Africa: Testing a Roy Model
Chung Choe
UofA
Thurs.
Nov. 30
An Integrated Maximum Score Estimator for a Generalized Censored Quantile Regression Model
Songnian Chen
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Fri.
Dec.1
What Determines Adult Skills? Impacts of Pre-School, School-Years and Post-School Experiences in Guatemala
Jere Behrman
University of Pennsylvania
Tues.
Dec. 5
The Effects of Border Enforcement on Migrants' Border Crossing Choices: Diversion, or Deterrence?
Todd Sorensen
UofA
Thurs.
Dec. 7
Incorporating Unawareness into Contract Theory
Emel Filiz
Columbia University
Fri.
Dec. 8
Unawareness and Strategic Announcements in Games with Uncertainty
Erkut Ozbay
NYU
Tues.
Jan. 9
Identifying Technology Spillovers and Product Market Rivalry
Mark Schankerman
London School of Economics
Wed.
Jan. 10
Give More Tomorrow: A Field Experiment on Intertemporal Choice in Charitable Giving
Anna Breman
Stockholm School of Economics
Wed.
Jan. 17
License to Sell: The Effect of Business Registration Reform on Entrepreneurial Activity in Mexico
Miriam Bruhn
MIT
Fri.
Jan. 19
Constructive Proposals for Dealing with Attrition: An Empirical Example
John DiNardo
Michigan
Wed.
Jan. 24
Trust and Social Collateral
Markus Mobius
Harvard University
Mon.
Jan. 29
Inference in dynamic discrete choice models with serially correlated unobserved state variables
Andriy Norets
Iowa
Wed.
Jan. 31
License Prices for Financially Constrained Firms
Roberto Burguet 
University of Arizona
Tues.
Feb. 6
Is There a Nexus between Poverty and Environment in Rural India?
Haimanti Bhattacharya
UofA
Wed.
Feb. 7
Irreversible Investment in Stochastically Cyclical Markets
Jianjun Wu
University of Arizona
Fri.
Feb. 9
The Origin of the Winner’s Curse: A Laboratory Study
Gary Charness
UC Santa Barbara
Tues.
Feb. 13
Time is Money: Choosing between Charitable Activities
Naomi Feldman
Ben-Gurion University
Tues.
Feb. 20
Directed Altruism and Enforcement in Social Networks
Tanya Rosenblat 
Wesleyan University
Wed.
Feb. 21
Combinational Auctioneering
Charles Holt
University of Virginia
Thurs.
Feb. 22
Male and Female Competitive Behavior: Experimental Evidence
Nabanita Datta Gupta
Research Professor, The Danish National Institute of Social Research & Visiting Scholar, NBER
Mon.
Feb. 26
IBE Special Lecture
Field Experiments
David Reiley 
UofA
Tues.
Feb. 27
IBE Special Lecture
Cursed Equilibrium
Erik Eyster
LSE
Wed.
Feb. 28
An Evolutionary Approach Towards Time Preferences
Balazs Szentes
University of Chicago
Fri.
Mar. 2
Mortality and the Baseball Hall of Fame: An Investigation into the Role of Status in Life Expectancy
Ken Chay
Berkeley
Tues.
Mar. 6
IBE Special Lecture
Agent-Based Modeling
Robert Lusch 
UofA, Marketing
Tues.
Mar. 6
Why is Mobility in India so Low? Social Insurance, Inequality, and Growth
Mark Rosenzweig
Yale University
Wed.
Mar. 7
Dynamic Pricing: When to Entice Brand Switching and When to Reward Consumer Loyalty
Yongmin Chen 
University of Colorado
Mon.
Mar. 19
Extending the Frontier: A Structural Model of Investment and Technological Competition in the Supercomputer Industry
Joao Macieira
Northwestern University
Wed.
Mar. 21
CEO Pay and the Lake Wobegon Effect
Scott Schaefer
University of Utah
Thurs.
Mar. 22
World War I and Permanently Increased Government Involvement in the Economy: the Canadian Experience
Marvin McInnis
Queens University
Fri.
Mar. 23
Preferred Suppliers and Vertical Integration in Auction Markets
Martin Perry
Rutgers
Mon.
Mar. 26
IBE Special Lecture
Time-Inconsistency & Self-Control I
Geir B. Asheim
University of Oslo
Tues.
Mar. 27
IBE Special Lecture
Time-Inconsistency & Self-Control II
Geir B. Asheim
University of Oslo
March
27 - 29
Titles to be Announced
3rd Year 
Paper Conference
Wed.
Apr. 4
Job Matching and Managerial Compensation
Kaniska Dam
CIDE, Mexico
Fri.
Apr. 6
The Effects of Compatibility on Competition Between Proprietary and Open Two-Sided Platforms
Wafa Hakim Orman
UofA
Tues.
Apr. 10
Mean-squared-error Calculations for Average Treatment Effects
Geert Ridder
University of Southern California
Wed.
Apr. 11
The Effects of Compatibilty on Competition Between Proprietary and Open Two-Sided Platforms
Wafa Hakim Orman 
University of Arizona
Fri.
Apr. 13
Title to be Announced
Steve Berry
Yale University
Mon.
Apr. 23
IBE Special Lecture
Unawareness I
Burkhard C. Schipper
UC Davis
Tues.
Apr. 24
IBE Special Lecture
Unawareness II
Burkhard C. Schipper
UC Davis
April
23 - 26
Titles to be Announced
2nd Year
Paper Conference
Tues.
May 1
The Effect of Hypermart Entry on Retail Gasoline Prices: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
Jed Brewer
Alex Shcherbakov 
Adrian Stoian
UofA


2005–2006

Date
Title
Speaker
Tues.
Aug. 30

Approval and Disapproval in Minimum Action Games

Subhasish Dugar 
UofA

Fri.
Sept. 2
Do We Drive More Safely When Accidents are More Expensive? Identifying Moral Hazard from Experience Rating Schemes
Mark Israel
Northwestern
Tues.
Sept. 6

Empirical Analysis of Retail Competition: Spatial Differentiation at Wal-Mart, Amazon.com,and Their Competitors

Lesley Chiou 
Occidental

Wed.
Sept. 7
Dynamic Psychological Games
Martin Dufwenberg 
UofA
Tues.
Sept. 13
Do Entry Conditions Vary over Time? Entry and Competition in the Broadband Market: 1999-2003

Mo Xiao 
Rochester 

Tues.
Sept. 20
The Impact of Academic Patenting on (Public) Research Output

Pierre Azoulay 
Columbia

Tues.
Sept. 27
Firm Survival and Growth in Retail and Service Industries: Evidence from Franchised Chains

Francine Lafontaine 
Michigan

Wed.
Sept. 28
Competition in an Emerging Market with Network Effects

Timothy Dang 
UofA

Tues.
Oct. 4
Indirect Effects of an Aid Program: The Effect of Progresa on Consumption and Credit 
Manuela Angelucci 
UofA
Wed.
Oct. 5
Low-Price Guarantees as Signals of Low Price: A Theoretical Perspective
Subhasish Dugar 
UofA
Tues.
Oct. 11
Minimum Distance Estimation of Randomly Censored Regression Models with Endogenous Regressors

Shakeeb Khan 
Rochester

Fri.
Oct. 14
Wait a Cotton Pickin' Minute!
A New View of Slave Productivity

Paul Rhode 
North Carolina 

Tues.
Oct. 18
Optimal Inequality: Experimental and Survey Evidence
Richard Freeman 
Harvard
Fri.
Oct. 21
The Impact of Family Income on Child Achievement 
Gordon Dahl 
Rochester
Tues.
Oct. 25
Contestability and the Significance of the Entrant's Home Market
Utteeyo Dasgupta 
UofA
Wed.
Oct. 26
Reputation vs. Social Influence: Which Is Stronger?

Maros Servatka 
UofA

Tues.
Nov. 1
Current and Lifetime Income: Country, Cohort and Gender Comparisons
Matthew Lindquist
Stockholm University
Fri.
Nov. 4
Costly Buyer Search in Laboratory Markets with Seller Advertising
Timothy Cason 
Purdue
Tues.
Nov. 8
Wage Risk and Employment Risk over the Life Cycle
Luigi Pistaferri 
Stanford
Wed.
Nov. 9
Infertility Treatment Markets: The Effects of Competition and Policy
Bart Hamilton 
Washington University, St. Louis
Tues.
Nov. 15
Sorting in Experiments 
Edward P. Lazear 
Stanford
Thurs.
Nov. 17
An Empirical Study of Investment Externalities: The Case of Albums by the Same Recording Artist
Ken Hendricks 
Texas at Austin
Fri.
Nov. 18
Do Vertical Mergers Facilitate Upstream Collusion?
Volker Nocke 
Penn
Mon.
Nov. 21
Intertemporal Price Discrimination in the Motion Picture Industry
Lucas Rosnau 
UofA
Tues.
Nov. 22
Observing Unobservables: Identifying Information Asymmetries with a Consumer Credit Field Experiment

What's Psychology Worth? A Field Experiment in the Consumer Credit Market

Dean Karlan 
Yale
Tues.
Nov. 29
Cars, Radios & Store Size Endogenous Entry & Competition in Retailing during the Early 20th Century
Todd Neumann
UofA
Wed.
Nov. 30
Title to be Announced 
Rado Vadovic 
UofA
Fri.
Dec. 2
Fatal Attraction: Focality, Naivete, and Sophistication in Experimental Hide-and-Seek Games
Vincent Crawford 
UCSD
Tues.
Dec. 6
Manipulating Political Stock Markets: A Field Experiment and a Century of Observational Data
Koleman Strumpf
North Carolina
Thurs.
Jan. 12
Do Home Computers Improve Educational Outcomes? Evidence from Matched Current Population Surveys and the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997
Robert Fairlie
UCSC
Tues.
Jan. 17
Understanding Bias in Nonlinear Panel Models
Higher Order Efficiency of Bias Corrections
Jin Hahn
UCLA
Tues.
Jan. 24
Where Does Economic Development Really Come From? The Roles of Culture and Institutions Among Contemporary American Indian Nations
Joseph Kalt
Harvard
Wed.
Jan. 25
Expressed Opinions, Intentions and Behavior in Experimental Coordination Game
Subhashish Dugar
UofA
Tues.
Jan. 31
Traders' Expectations in Asset Markets: Experimental Evidence
Charles Noussair
Emory University
Tues.
Feb. 7
Empirical Modeling of Endogenous Quality Choice:
The Case of Cable Television
Gregory Crawford
UofA
Wed.
Feb. 15
Contract, Mechanism Design, and Technological Detail
Joel Watson
UCSD
Fri.
Feb. 17
Perturbed Communication Games with Honest Senders and Naive Receivers
Ying Chen
ASU
Tues.
Feb. 21
The War for the Fare:
How Driver Compensation Affects Bus System Performance
David Reiley
Ryan Johnson
UofA
Thurs.
Feb. 23
Fathauer Lecture
Does Rising Inequality Harm the Middle Class?

How Increased Spending at the Top Makes Life More Expensive for the Rest of Us 
McClelland Hall - Estes Atrium
Robert Frank
Cornell
Tues.
Feb. 28
Dynamics of Consumer Demand for New Durable Consumer Goods
Gautam Gowrisankaran
Washington University
in St. Louis
Wed.
Mar. 1
On Online Dating
Utteeyo Dasgupta
UofA
Fri.
Mar. 3
Bank Runs as Coordination Failures: An 
Experimental Study
Rod Garratt
UCSB
Tues.
Mar. 7
Identifying Technically Efficient Fishing Vessels: A Non-Empty, Minimal Subset Approach
William Horrace
Syracuse
Wed.
Mar. 8
Choosing the Stick or the Carrot? Endogenous Institutional Choice in Social Dilemma Situations
Martin Kocher
Leopold-Franzens-University
Tues.
Mar. 21
Sex Differences in Pay in a “New Monopsony” Model of the Labor Market
Ronald Oaxaca
UofA
Wed.
Mar. 22
Ethnic Identification and the Provision of Public Goods
Mark Stegeman
UofA
Mon.
Mar. 27
The Impact of the Old Age Assistance Program on the Well-Being of the Elderly

Does Market Concentration Promote or Reduce Product Innovation?


Measuring the Sorting and Incentive Effects of Tournament Prizes 
Adrian Stoian

Haimanti Bhattacharya

Tim Davies
UofA 

Tues. 
Mar. 28
Accounting for Spatial Effects in a Competitive Retail Market

Differences in the Returns to Computer Usage Between Disabled and Non Disabled


Identifying Market Power from Dynamic Control 
Jed Brewer 

Chung Choe

Alex Shcherbakov 
UofA 

Wed.
Mar. 29
Auctions with Heterogeneous Entry Costs
Diego Moreno
Carlos III
Tues.
Apr. 11
The Effects of Border Enforcement on Migrants' Border Crossing Choices: Diversion or Deterrence?
Todd Sorensen
UofA
Fri.
Apr. 14
Competition and Crowding-Out among Public, Non-Profit, and For-Profit Organizations: Evidence from Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment
Brian McManus
Washington University, St. Louis
Wed.
Apr. 19
Philip Reny
Chicago
Fri.
Apr. 21
Phillip Leslie 
Stanford
Mon.
Apr. 24
The Pastoral Boom, the Rural Land Market, and Long Swings in New Zealand Economic Growth 1873-1939
Les Oxley
University of Canterbury
Tues. - Thurs. 
Apr. 25 - 27
Second Year Paper Conferences 
TBA
Fri.
Apr. 28
Network Games
Matthew Jackson
Caltech
Tues.
May 2
U.S. News Rankings and College Reactions
Ginger Jin
Maryland

Wed.
May 3

Title to be Announced
Manuela Angelucci 
UofA