Bureau of Economics Seminar Series

Seminar Series

Federal Trade Commission

Bureau of Economics

Spring 2021

Date

Speaker

Paper

Room

2/9/2021

Myrto Kalouptsidi (Harvard)

Search Frictions and Efficiency in Decentralized Transport Markets

Hosted by UMD

2/16/2021

Mike Ostrovsky (Stanford GSB)

Choice Screen Auctions

Hosted by UMD

2/25/2021

Michael Whinston (MIT)Concentration Screens for Horizontal Mergers

Hosted by FTC

3/4/2021

Ariel Pakes (Harvard)A Helicopter Tour of Some Underlying Issues in Empirical Industrial Organization

Hosted by FTC

3/9/2021

Alessandro Gavazza (LSE)Mortgage Pricing and Monetary PolicyHosted by UMD
3/11/2021Jose Azar (Navarra)

Revisiting the Anticompetitive Effects of Common Ownership

Hosted by FTC
3/18/2021Anna Stansbury (Harvard)Employer Concentration and Outside OptionsHosted by FTC
3/23/2021Ben Shiller (Brandeis)Are Coarse Ratings Fine? Applications to Crashworthiness Ratings

Hosted by UMD

4/8/2021Nayoung Rim (USNA)The Black-White Recognition Gap in Award NominationsHosted by FTC

4/15/2021

Javier Donna (Florida)

TBD

Hosted by FTC

4/20/2021

Thomas Wollmann (Chicago Booth)

TBD

Hosted by UMD
4/27/2021

John Asker (UCLA)

TBDHosted by UMD
5/6/2021

Jonathan Guryan (Northwestern)

TBDHosted by FTC
5/11/2021

Alan Sorenson (Wisconsin)

TBDHosted by UMD
6/3/2021Judy Chevalier (Yale)TBDHosted by FTC
All seminars will be held virtually. All FTC-hosted seminars are at 2:30pm Thursday and all UMD-hosted seminars are 3:30pm Tuesday unless otherwise indicated. Outside visitors are welcome, but should contact Miriam Larson-Koester (mlarsonkoester@ftc.gov) in advance of the seminar to arrange access.

Updated: March 1, 2021

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