Bureau of Economics Seminar Series

Schedule of Speakers
Federal Trade Commission
Bureau of Economics Series

Fall 2014

Date Speaker Paper Room Notes

August 28

Patrick McAlvanah

Time Preferences and Consumer Behavior

H332

 

September 17

Keith Ericson

When Consumers Do Not Make an Active Decision: Dynamic Default Rules and their Equilibrium Effects

H432

Tuesday

September 25

Kelly Bedard (UCSB)

Making Nutritional Information Digestible: Effects of a Receipt-Based Intervention on Restaurant Purchases

H332

 

October 2

Franklin Fisher (MIT)

WATER FOR PEACE: A GAME CHANGER FOR ISRAEL, PALESTINE, AND THE MIDDLE EAST

H332

 

October 9

Mark Rysman (Boston University)

TBD

H332

 
October 16 MICRO CONFERENCE ----    

October 23

Jeff Perloff (Berkeley)

TBD

H332

 
October 30 Peter Leeson (George Mason) TBD H332  
November 6 James Roberts (Duke) An Empirical Model of Dynamic Limit Pricing: The Airline Industry H332  

November 13

Mara

TBD

H332

 

November 20

Benjamin Shiller (Brandeis)

First-Degree Price Discrimination Using Big Data

H481

 

November 27

Thanksgiving

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December 4

Ryan Conrad (FDA)

The Intersection of Shared Generic Exclusivity and Authorized Generics

H332

 
December 10 Guido Imbens (Standford GSB) Finite Population Causal Standard Errors H332 Wednesday

December 18

Jesse Shapiro (Univ. of Chicago/Brown)

TBD

H481

 

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars will take place on Thursdays at 2:30pm in the FTC Headquarters building located at 600 Pennsylvania Ave NW in the room noted. For admittance to the building, all attendees will be required to show valid photo identification, such as a driver’s license. If you would like to attend a seminar, please contact Chris Metcalf (cmetcalf@ftc.gov) by 4pm on the prior business day.

Updated: September 9, 2014

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