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Seminar Series

Federal Trade Commission

Bureau of Economics


Spring 2024

Thursday, March 7, 2024Thomas GraeberHarvardLost in TransmissionHQ-332
Thursday, March 14, 2024Ioana MarinescuUpennTBAHQ-332
Thursday, March 21, 2024Amy PeiNortheasternCan Curation Algorithms Amplify the Effect of Trolls?HQ-332
Thursday, March 28, 2024Dmitry Taubinsky UC Berkeley When Do "Nudges" Increase Welfare?HQ-332
Thursday, April 11, 2024Michael SalingerBoston UniversityThe Complicated Simple Economics of Vertical MegersHQ-332
Thursday, April 18, 2024Ian McCarthyEmory UniversityTBAHQ-332
Thursday, May 2, 2024Andrew CaplinNew York UniversityTBAHQ-332
Wednesday, May 8, 2024Farasat Bakhari (May 8 seminar)University of East AngliaMerger Review using Online ExperimentsHQ-332
Thursday, May 9, 2024Kevin WilliamsYale SOMDistributional Impacts of the Changing Retail LandscapeHQ-332
Thursday, May 16, 2024Aviv NevoUPenn / FTCTBAHQ-332
Thursday, May 23, 2024Lynn WuUPenn WhartonThe Double-edged Sword of Banning Generative AI on Online Question-and-Answer Communities: Evidence from Stack ExchangeHQ-332
Thursday, May 30, 2024Karam KangUniversity of WisconsinPolicy Deterrence: Strategic Investment in U.S. BroadbandHQ-332
Thursday, June 6, 2024Tesary LinBoston UniversityData Sharing and Website Competition: The Role of Dark PatternsHQ-332
Thursday, June 13, 2024Anne BurtonUT DallasNegative Externalities of Temporary Reductions in Cognition: Evidence from Particulate Matter Pollution and Fatal Car CrashesHQ-332


Fall 2023

9/7/2023Neale MahoneyStanford UniversitySelling SubscriptionsH332
9/14/2023David StillermanAmerican UniversityMerger Effects and Antitrust Enforcement: Evidence from US RetailH385
9/21/2023Leon MusolffUniversity of PennsylvaniaAlgorithmic Pricing Facilitates Tacit CollusionH332
9/28/2023Ryan WestphalBrandeis UniversityWhat You Don't Know Can't Pass ThroughH332
10/5/2023Huan TangUniversity of PennsylvaniaThe Supply and Demand for Data Privacy: Evidence from Mobile AppsH332
10/11/2023Gloria SheuFederal Reserve Board of GovernorsThe Welfare Effects of Complex IntegrationH332
10/19/2023Nick BuchholzPrinceton UniversityRethinking Reference Dependence: Wage Dynamics and Optimal Taxi Labor SupplyH332
10/26/2023Felix MontagDartmouth CollegeMergers, Foreign Competition, and Jobs: Evidence from the U.S. Appliance IndustryH332
11/09/2023Yizhou JinUniversity of TorontoEntry Barrier and Entrepreneurial Training on Digital PlatformsH332
11/26/2023Suresh NaiduColumbia UniversityTBDH332
12/7/2023Emiliano Huet-VaughnPomona CollegeTBDH332
12/14/2023Danna Kang ThomasUniversity of South CarolinaLicense Quotas and the Inefficient Regulation of Sin GoodsH332

All seminars are hybrid, at 2:30pm Thursday, except where noted otherwise.

Updated: March 6, 2023

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