Bureau of Economics Seminar Series

Seminar Series
Federal Trade Commission
Bureau of Economics

Fall 2017

Date

Speaker

Paper

Room

8/17/2017

Michael Kummer (Georgia Tech)

When Private Information Settles the Bill: Money and Privacy in Google's Market for Smartphone Applications

H332

8/31/2017

Kerry Tan (Loyola)

Mergers and Product Quality: A Silver Lining from De-Hubbing in the U.S. Airline Industry

H432

9/7/2017

Sandro Ambuehl (Toronto)For They Know Not What They Do. Incentives with Costly Information AcquisitionH332

9/14/2017

  H332
9/21/2017Stephen Ryan (Wash U)Classification Trees for Heterogeneous Moment-Based ModelsH332

9/28/2017

Dan O'Brien (Bates White)

The Competitive Effects of Common Ownership: Economic Foundations and Empirical Evidence

H332

10/5/2017Zach Brown (Columbia)An Empirical Model of Price Transparency and Markups in Health CareH332

10/11/2017

(Wednesday)

Kurt Lavetti (Ohio State)Physician Concentration and Negotiated Prices: Evidence from State Law Changes

H332

10/19/2019Nolan Pope (Maryland)The Unintended Impact of Pretrial Detention on Case Outcomes: Evidence from NYC ArraignmentsH332
10/26/2017Soheil Ghili (Yale)Network Formation and Bargaining in Vertical Markets: The Case of Narrow Networks in the Health Insurance Industry

H332

11/2/2017FTC Microeconomics Conference  

11/9/2017

Mitsuru (Michi) Igami (Yale)Measuring the Incentive to Collude: The Vitamin Cartels, 1990–1999

H332

11/16/2017Fernando Luco (Texas A&M)

 

H332

11/23/2017

Thanksgiving  
11/30/2017Tobias Salz (Columbia) H332
12/7/2017Will Dobbie (Princeton) H332
12/14/2017Jose-Antonio Espin-Sanchez (Yale) H332
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. Outside visitors are welcome, but should contact Jeremy Sandford (jsandford@ftc.gov) in advance of the seminar to arrange building access.

Updated: October 17, 2017


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