Bureau of Economics Seminar Series

Seminar Series

Federal Trade Commission

Bureau of Economics

Spring 2019

Date

Speaker

Paper

Room

2/28/2019

Jason Abaluck (Yale SOM)

Less is more: Improving choices by limiting choices in health insurance markets

H332

3/7/2019

Garrett Johnson (BU Questrom)

The online impact of privacy regulation: An early look at Europe's GDPR

(CANCELED)

H332

3/14/2019

Marshall Steinbaum (Utah)Labor market concentration

H332

3/21/2019

Matt Grennan (Wharton)Mergers and marginal costs: New evidence on hospital buyer powerH332

3/28/2019

Abe Dunn (BEA)Are medical care prices still declining?  A systematic examination of quality-adjusted price index alternatives for medical careH332
4/4/2019Molly Schnell (SIEPR)TBDH332

4/8/2019

(Monday)

Gabrielle Rovigatti (Bank of Italy)From mad men to maths men: Concentration and buyer power in online advertising

TBD

4/11/2019Erick Sager (Federal Reserve Board)What are the price effects of trade?  Evidence from the U.S.H332
4/18/2019Andrey Simonov (Columbia Business School)Competitive advertising on brand search: Traffic stealing, adverse selection, and customer confusionH332
4/25/2019John Haltiwanger (Maryland)TBD

H332

5/2/2019  H332
5/9/2019Constantine Yannelis (Chicago Booth)TBD

H332

5/16/2019Itai Ater (Tel Aviv University)The effects of mandatory disclosure of supermarket pricesH332
5/23/2019Dan Bjorkegren (Brown)Competition in network industries

H332

5/30/2019Salvador Navarro (Western Ontario)TBD

H332

6/13/2019John Asker (UCLA)TBD

H332

6/20/2019Avi Goldfarb (Toronto)TBD

H332

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars take place 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: March 25, 2019


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