Bureau of Economics Seminar Series

Seminar Series

Federal Trade Commission

Bureau of Economics

Spring 2018

Date

Speaker

Paper

Room

3/1/2018

Michael Darden (GWU)

Hospital pricing and public payments

H332

3/8/2018

Alberto Galasso (Toronto)

The diffusion of new institutions: evidence from renaissance Venice's patent system

H332

3/15/2018

Guillermo Marshall (Illinois)Search and wholesale price discrimination

H332

3/22/2018

Thomas Hubbard (Kellogg)When demand increases cause shakeoutsH332

3/29/2018

Daniel Martin (Kellogg)Complex disclosureH332
4/5/2018Sarah Moshary (Penn)Market structure and product variety: Evidence from a natural experiment in liquor licensureH332
4/12/2018Matt Schmitt (UCLA)Is pharmaceutical demand sensitive to new clinical evidence? Estimates from pediatric labeling changes

H332

4/19/2018Scott Nelson (Chicago Booth)Private information and price regulation in the US credit card marketH332
4/26/2018Effi Benmelech (Kellogg)Strong employers and weak employees: how does employer concentration affect wages?

H332

5/3/2018Heski Bar-Isaac (Toronto)Vertical information restraints: Pro- and anti-competitive impacts of minimum advertsied priceH332
5/10/2018Hanming Fang (Penn)Partial rating area offering in the ACA marketplaces: Facts, theory and evidence

H332

5/17/2018Gaurab Aryal (Virginia)Public communication and collusion in the airline industryH332
5/24/2018Eric Barrette (HCCI)Markups versus discounts?  Implications of the structure of hospitals' managed care contracts

H332

5/31/2018Justin Johnson (Cornell)The agency and wholesale models in electronic content markets

H332

6/7/2018Robert McMillan (Toronto)Education reform in general equilibrium: Evidence from California's class size reduction

H332

6/21/2018Gloria Sheu and Charles Taragin (DOJ)Simulating mergers in a vertical supply chain with bargaining

H294

All seminars take place on Thursdays at 2:30pm in the FTC Headquarters building located at 600 Pennsylvania Ave NW. Outside visitors are welcome, but should contact Jeremy Sandford (jsandford@ftc.gov) in advance of the seminar to arrange building access.

Updated: June 14, 2018


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