Bureau of Economics Seminar Series

Seminar Series

Federal Trade Commission

Bureau of Economics

Fall 2018

Date

Speaker

Paper

Room

8/2/2018

Itay Fainmesser (JHU)

The market for online content

H294

9/6/2018

Brent Hickman (Queens)

How efficient are decentralized auction platforms?

H332

9/13/2018

Jack Mountjoy (Booth)Community colleges and upward mobility

H332

9/20/2018

Desire Kedgani (Iowa State)Identifying treament effects in the presence of confounded typesH332

9/27/2018

Katalin Springel (Georgetown)Network externality and subsidy structure in two-sided markets: Evidence from electric vehicle incentivesH294
10/4/2018Elie Prager (Kellogg)Consumer responsiveness to simple health care prices: Evidence from tiered hospital networksH294
10/11/2018Nathan Miller (Georgetown)Oligopolistic price leadership: An empirical model of the U.S. beer industry

H332

10/18/2018Dan Grodzicki (Penn State)The credit consequences of unpaid medical billsH332
10/25/2018Peter Blair (Harvard)Job market signaling through occupational licensing

H332

11/1/2018No seminarFTC Microeconomics Conference 
11/8/2018Alice Chen (USC)Physician fraud deterrence

H332

11/15/2018Thomas Wollmann (Booth)How to get away with merger: Stealth consolidation and its effect on US healthcareH332
11/22/2018No seminar (Thanksgiving) 

H332

11/29/2018Simha Mummalaneni (Washington) 

H332

12/6/2018Mo Xiao (Arizona) 

H332

12/13/2018Michael Dickstein (NYU) 

H332

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: November 8, 2018


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