Prospectus Workship in Industrial Organization, 2000/01 - 2011/12

Formerly Prospectus Workshop in Microeconomics

| 2000/01 | 2001/02 | 2002/03 | 2003/04 | 2004/05 | 2005/06 |
| 2006/07 | 2007/08 | 2008/09 | 2009/10 | 2010/11 | 2011/12 |

To find the Archives for more recent years, go to the Events/Seminars page and scroll to the bottom, Past Events

2011/12  
Oct. 11 Jorge Balat, Yale University, “Highway Procurement and the Stimulus Package: Identification and Estimation of Dynamic Auctions with Unobserved Heterogeneity”
Oct. 18 Eduardo Souza Rodrigues, Yale University, “What is the Minimum Payment Farmers Are Willing to Accept to Preserve the Amazon?”
Oct. 25 Elan Fuld, Yale University, “Franchising and Local Knowledge: An Empirical Investigation in the Pizza Delivery Industry”
Nov. 1 Ted Rosenbaum, Yale University, “Low Cost Location vs. Right Next Door: A Dilemma of Manufacturing Site Selection”
Nov. 8 Chris Neilson, Yale University
Nov. 29 Martin Hackmann, Yale University, “The Impact of Medicaid Reimbursement Rates on Nursing Home Quality”
Dec. 6 Rich Langford, “Vehicle Portfolios” & Adam Kapor, “The College Market Under a Percentage Plan”, Yale University
Dec. 13 Phil Haile, Yale University, “Collusion in Recent OCS Oil and Gas Auctions?”
Mar. 20 Ted Rosenbaum, Yale University, “Imported from Alabama? How and Why is the US Auto Industry Geographically Moving”
Apr. 3 Chris Neilson, Yale University, “Challenges to Estimating Demand for Schools: Selection and Unobserved Quality”
Apr. 10 Martin Hackmann, Yale University, “Access to Good Quality of Care: Capacity Constraints and Strategic Admission Policies in the Nursing Home Industry”
Apr. 24 Rich Langford, Yale University, “Dynamic Discrete Choice of Vehicle Portfolios”
Adam Kapor, Yale University, “The College Market Under a Percentage Plan”
May 1 Ahmed Khwaja, Yale University, “Short Run Needs and Long Term Goals: A Dynamic Model of Thirst Management”
May 8 Michael Dickstein, Yale University, “Estimation of Discrete Choice Models using Moment Inequalities”
May 15 Dongkyu Chang, Yale University
2010/11  
Oct. 5 Yoko Konishi, RIETI, JSPS, “Productivity of Service Providers: Microeconometric Measurement in the Case of Hairdressers”
Oct. 12 Myrto Kalouptsidi
Oct. 19 Eduardo Souza-Rodrigues, “Deforestation in the Amazon”
Oct. 26 Ted Rosenbaum, “The Economics of Site Selection: The Case of the Auto Industry”
Nov. 9 Elan Fuld, “Franchising and Spatial Competition in the Pizza Delivery Industry”
Nov. 16 Jorge Balat, “A Model of Dynamic Auctions with Unobserved Heterogeneity”
Nov. 30 Martin Hackmann, “Switching Costs in the Industry for TV Services”
Maximiliano Appendino, “Product Differentiation, Search Costs, and Competition in the Mutual Fund Industry: a Continuation of a Case Study of S&P 500 Index Funds”
Dec. 7 Christopher Neilson, “Dynamic Competition amongst Schools” and
Lint Barrage, “Fueling the Future: Firm  Behavior and Government Intervention in Motor Fuel Supply Infrastructure”
Mar. 1 Christopher Neilson, “Estimating Demand in Higher Education Markets”
Mar. 22 Elan Fuld, Yale University
Mar. 29 Jorge Balat, Yale University, “Estimation of Dynamic Auctions with Unobserved Heterogeneity”
Apr. 5 Ted Rosenbaum, Yale University, “Who moves South and Why? A Dynamic Model of the Geography of the US Auto Industry”
Apr. 12 Eduardo Souza Rodrigues, Yale University, “How Much are Farmers Willing to Accept to Keep the Amazon?”
Apr. 19 Lint Barrage, Yale University, “Crime and Punishment? Market Responses to the BP Oil Spill” (with Justine Hastings)
Martin Hackmann, Yale University, “Quality Standards and Regulation in the Nursing Home Industry”
Apr. 26 Christopher Neilson, Yale University, “Dynamic Competition Amongst Schools”
2009/10  
Oct. 6 Frank Limbrock, “Demand for Prescription Pharmaceuticals”
Oct. 13 Christopher Conlon
Oct. 20 Myrto Kalouptsidi, “A Dynamic Model of the World Shipping Industry”
Oct. 27 Taeyoung Kim, “Dynamic Grocery Shopping”
Nov. 10 Eduardo Souza Rodrigues, “A Structural Approach to Access the Dynamic Effects of Environmental Policies”
Nov. 16 Che-Lin Su,University of Chicago,  “Mathematical Programming with Equilibrium Constraints” (MPEC). This mini-course consists of three sessions, Mon, Tues, and Wed
Dec. 1 Steven Bednar, “The Return to Campaign Visits”
Dec. 8 Ted Rosenbaum, “Explaining the Decline of Michigan: Modeling Site Selection in the Automotive Industry”
Dec. 15 Jorge Balat, “Deposit Insurance and Market Discipline”
Feb. 16 Eric Becker, Yale University, will discuss “On Random Tomography with Unobservable Projection Angles” by Victor M. Panaretos [Paper]
Feb. 23 Myrto Kalouptsidi, Yale University, “A Dynamic Analysis of the World Bulk Shipping Industry”
Mar. 2 Elan Fuld, Yale University, “Spatial Competition and Economies of Density in the Pizza Delivery Industry”
Mar. 23 Eduardo Sousa Rodrigues, Yale University, “A Structural Approach to Evaluate Dynamic Effects of Environmental Policies”
Mar. 30 Jorge Balat, Yale University, “Market Discipline in the Certificates of Deposit Market”
Apr. 13 Ted Rosenbaum, “The Economics of Site Selection: The Case of the Auto Industry”
Apr. 27 Sylvain Chabe-Ferret, Cemagref (French research institute on public policies), visiting Yale, “Identifying the Sign of Dynamic Treatment Effects out of Anticipation Behavior: The Case of Investment Subsidies”
2008/09  
Sep. 30 Ying Fan, Yale University, “Market Structure and Product Quality in the U.S. Daily Newspaper Market”
Oct. 7 Alon Eizenberg, Yale University, “Upstream Innovation and Product Selection in the Home PC Market”
Oct. 14 Jake Gramlich, Yale University, “Gas Prices and Endogenous Product Selection in the US Auto Industry” [Paper]
Oct. 21 Frank Limbrock, Yale University, “Demand for Pharmaceuticals”
Oct. 28 Christopher Conlon, Yale University, “An Algorithm for Improved Numerical and Statistical Performance of Demand Estimation”
Nov. 4 Myrto Kaloupsidi, Yale University, “The Bulk Shipping Industry (and China)”
Nov. 11 Taeyoung Kim, Yale University, “Store Choice with Correlated Preferences and Search Costs”
Fabian Duarte, Yale University
Nov. 18 Ted Rosenbaum, Yale University, “The Economics of Site Selection: The Case of the Automotive Industry”
Dec. 2 Eric Becker, Yale University, “Identification and Estimation of Consumer Heterogeneity in Multinomial Choice Models of Demand”
Feb. 24 Jorge Balat, Yale University, “Set Identification in Multi-Unit Auctions”
Elan Fuld, Yale University, “Testing for Differential Information in Common Value Auctions”
Mar. 24 Frank Limbrock, Yale University, “Demand for Prescription Pharmaceuticals”
Mar. 31 Christopher Conlon, Yale University, An MPEC Approach to Empirical Likelihood Demand Estimation”
Apr. 14 Myrto Kalouptsidi, Yale University,  “A Dynamic Analysis of the World Shipbuilding Industry”
Apr. 28 Fabian Duarte, Yale University, “Essays on Health Insurance”
May 5 Jorge Balat, Yale University, “Set Identification in Multi-Unit Auctions”
Eric Becker, Yale University
May 12 Elan Fuld, Yale University, “Juking the Stats: The Effect of Elections on the Measurement of Crime”
Ted Rosenbaum, Yale University, “The Economics of Site Selection: The Case of the Auto Industry&quote;
May 19 Steven Bednar, Yale University, “Demand for Politicians”
2007/08  
Oct. 2 Joshua Lustig, “Adverse Selection and Risk in Privatized Medicare” 
Oct. 9 Xiaolan Zhou, “Estimation of the Impact of Mergers in the Banking Industry”
Oct. 16 Frank Limbrock, “Demand for Prescription Pharmaceuticals”
Oct. 23 Jake Gramlich
Oct. 30 Ying Fan, “Product Choice in the U.S. Daily Newspaper Market”
Nov. 6 Alon Eizenberg, “Upstream Innovation in the Home PC Market: An Empirical Analysis”
Nov. 13 Christopher Conlon, “Investment in Retail Outlets”
Nov. 27 Myrto Kalouptsidi, “From Market Shares to Consumer Types: Duality in Differentiated Products Demand Estimation”
Dec. 4 Taeyoung Kim, “Costly Search with Heterogeneous Preferences”
Fabian Duarte, “Nonparametric Estimation of a Dynamic Auction”
Mar. 25 Frank Limbrock, Yale University, “Demand for Prescription Pharmaceuticals”
Apr. 1 Ying Fan, Yale University, “Product Choice in the U.S. Daily Newspaper Market”
Apr. 8 Jake Gramlich, Yale University, “Automotive Fuel Efficiency: A Model of Firm Choice”
Apr. 15 Chris Conlon, Yale University
Apr. 22 Alon Eizenberg, Yale University, “Upstream Innovation and Product Selection in the Home PC Market”
Apr. 29 Taeyoung Kim, Yale University, “Endogenous Switching Costs”
May 6 Fabian Duarte, Yale University, “Identification and Estimation of a Dynamic Auction Game”
Myrto Kalouptsidi, Yale University, “From Market Shares to Consumer Types: Duality in Differentiated Product Demand Estimation”
2006/07  
Sep. 18 Keli Xu, Yale University, “Empirical Likelihood Based Inference of Nonlinear Diffusions”
Sep. 26 Xiaolan Zhou, Yale University, “Mergers with Change of Product Qualities”
Oct. 3 Ying (Emily) Zhao, Yale University, “Market Power in Durable Goods Markets”
Oct. 10 Jake Gramlich, Yale University, “Endogenous Product Characteristics”
Oct. 24 Amit Khandelwal, Yale University, “The Long and Short (of) Quality Ladders”
Oct. 31 Ying Fan, Yale University, “Product Choice in an Oligopoly Equilibrium
Nov. 7 Josh Lustig, Yale University, “The Effects of HMO Competition on Medicare”
Nov. 14 Xiaolan Zhou, Yale University, “Mergers with Changes of Product Qualities: An Empirical Study of the Banking Industry”
Nov. 28 Alon Eizenberg, Yale University, “Vertical Contracting and the Impact of Upstream Innovation in the Home PC Market”
Dec. 5 Christopher Conlon, Yale University, “Demand Estimation under Incomplete Product Availability and Economic Impacts of Technological Innovations in Product Availability”
Feb. 27 Laure Athias, University of Paris Sorbonne, “The More the Merrier? Number of Bidders, Information Dispersion, Renegotiation and Winner’s Curse in Toll Road Concessions” (with Antonio Nuñez) [Paper]
Mar. 6 Luís Cabral, New York University and Visitor, Yale, “Dynamic Price Competition With Network Effects” [Paper]
Mar. 27 Joshua Lustig, “Competition between Medicare HMOs and Product Variety”
Apr. 3 Xiaolan Zhou, “Mergers with Changes of Product Qualities: An Empirical Study of the Banking Industry”
Apr. 10 Ying Fan, “Product Choice in the U.S. Daily Newspaper Market”
Apr. 17 Jake Gramlich, “Automobile Fuel Efficiency: A Model of Firm Choice”
Apr. 24 Frank Limbrock, “Hospital Specialization and Competition”
May 1 Alon Eizenberg, “Upstream Innovation and Vertical Contracting in the Home PC Market”
Chris Conlon, “Share Buybacks and Tender Auctions”
2005/06  
Sep. 20 Panle Jia, “What Happens When Wal-Mart Comes into Town — An Empirical Analysis of the Discount Retail Industry”
Sep. 27 Henry Schneider, “Information Asymmetry and Reputation in Auto Repair”
Oct. 4 Ulrich Wagner, “Assessing Global Collective Action Under the Montreal Protocol”
Oct. 11 Amit Khandelwal, “Product Quality and Competition in International Trade”
Oct. 18 Ying Zhao, “Demand Estimation of the Emerging Photo Printer Market”
Oct. 25 Gustavo Soares, “Inference with Inequality Moment Restrictions”
Nov. 1 Xiaolan Zhou, “Retail Agglomeration”
Nov. 8 Ying Fan, “Estimating Discrete-Continuous Models with Aggregate Data” and
Garry Gabison, “Effect of Competition on Choice Menus: the case of savings accounts”
Nov. 15 Marek Weretka, “Endogenous Market Power”
Nov. 29 Xianwen Shi, “Measuring Peer Effect in Academic Achievement” (work with Seik Kim)
Dec. 6 Jake Gramlich, “Endogenous Product Characteristics”
Josh Lustig, “Estimating Demand for Status Goods”
Feb. 28 Special lecture by Michael Whinston, Northwestern University, “Principles of Vertical Contracting”
Mar. 28 Ariel Pakes, Harvard University, “Simple Estimators for the Parameters of Discrete Dynamic Games” (with Steve Berry and Michael Ostrovsky) [Paper]
Apr. 4 Gustavo Soares, “Inference for Partially Identified Models with Inequality Moment Constraints”
Apr. 11 Garry Gabison, “Effect of Competition on Menus in the Medication Industry in France”
Xianwen Shi, “Monopoly Pricing with Information Acquisition”
Apr. 18 Ying (Emily) Zhao, “Estimation of Demand for Durable Goods Using Both Macro and Micro Data”
Xiaolan Zhou, “Estimation of a Model Entry with Multiple Location Choices”
Apr. 25 Frank Limbrock, “Airline Competition: The Role of Flight Frequency”
Amit Khandelwal, “The Long and Short (of) Quality Ladders”
May 2 Ying Fan, “Estimating Dynamic Oligopoly Models with Serially Correlated Private Shocks
Jake Gramlich, “Product Characteristics”
May 9 Ulrich Wagner, “Estimating a Dynamic Game of Coalition Formation: The Case of the Montreal Protocol”
Josh Lustig, “A Proposal to Study Screening in Competitive Insurance Markets”
2004/05  
Sep. 21  Philipp Schmidt-Dengler, “The Timing of New Technology Adoption: The Case of MRI”
Sep. 28 Fiona Scott Morton, Yale School of Management, “A Test of Bargaining Theory in the Auto Retailing Industry” (with Florian Zettelmeyer and Jorge Silva-Risso) [Paper]
Oct. 5 Guy Berger, “The Impact of Preferential Trade Agreements on Multilateral Trade Liberalization: Building Blocs or Stumbling Blocs?”
Oct. 12 Randi Pintoff, Yale University, “The Impact of Incarceration on Juvenile Crime: A Regression Discontinuity Approach” [Paper]
Oct. 19 Ulrich Wagner, “Assessing Collective Action for the Protection of the Stratospheric Ozone Layer”
Nov. 2 Xiaolan Zhou, “A Dynamic Model of Endogenous Product Quality”
Rossella Argenziano, “Differentiated Networks: Equilibrium and Efficiency”
Nov. 16 Panle (Pam) Jia, “What Happens When Wal-Mart Comes to Town: The Empirical Entry/Exit Patterns in the 90s for the Discount Retail Industry”
Nov. 30 Gustavo Soares, “Nonparametric Inference on First-Price Auctions”
Kyle Hood
Dec. 7 Frank Limbrock, “Why Mail-In Rebates?”
Garry Gabison, “USMC: Lease Only Policy the Other Commitment Mechanics”
Mar. 1 Ulrich Wagner, “Assessing Global Collective Action under the Montreal Protocol”
Mar. 22 Henry Schneider, “Induced-Demand in Auto Repair: A Field Experiment” and “Moral Hazard in New York City Taxicabs”
Mar. 29 Emily Zhao, “A Study of the Photo Printing Industry”
Apr. 5 Gustavo Soares, “Learning about Market Structure with Partially Identified Models”
Apr. 12 Kyle Hood
Apr. 19 Panle Jia, “Quantifying the Competition Effects and Network Effects — An Empirical Analysis of the Discount Industry”
Apr. 26 Xiaolan Zhou, “A Dynamic Model of Endogenous Product Characteristics”
May 3 Frank Limbrock
2003/04  
Sep. 23 Juan Carranza, “Product Innovation and Market Structure in Durable Goods’ Markets”
Sep. 30 Philipp Schmidt-Dengler, “The Timing of Adoption of a New Technology”
Oct. 7 Matthias Schuendeln, “Firm Dynamics in the Presence of Financing Constraints: Ghanaian Manufacturing Firms”
Oct. 14 Mainak Sarkar, “Estimating Diffusion Models Using Repeated Cross-sections: Quantifying the Digital Divide”
Oct. 28 Panle Jia, “The Effects of Extending Intellectual Property Rights Protection to Developing Countries:  A Case Study of the Indian Pharmaceutical Market”
Nov. 4 Henry Schneider, “Adverse Selection and Recent Changes in Information Asymmetry in the Used Car Market”
Nov. 11 John Mirikitani, “Entry by Charter Schools in Houston”
Nov. 18 Brian Dineen, “Identifying Moral Hazard and Adverse Selection in the Irish Motor Insurance Market”
Dec. 2 Calixto Lopez Castanon, “An Analysis of the Recording Industry”
Dec. 9 Daniel Monte, “The Amenity Costs of Marginal Climate Change: A Wage-Hedonic Analysis of Brazilian Cities”
Dec. 16 Ying (Emily) Zhao, “Analysis of Cross Category Purchases”
Feb. 17 George Hall, “Price Discrimination in the Steel Market” (with Hiu Man Chan and John Rust) [Paper]
Feb. 24 Henry Schneider, “Adverse Selection in the Used Car Market”
Mar. 2 Philipp Schmidt-Dengler, “Identification and Estimation of Dynamic Games” (with Martin Pesendorfer) [Paper]
Mar. 30 Penny Goldberg, “The Effects of Extending Intellectual Property Rights Protection to Developing Countries: A Case Study of the Indian Pharmaceutical Market” (Part II) (with Shubham Chaudhuri and Panle Jia) [Paper]
Apr. 6 Calixto Lopez Castanon, “Competition in the Mexican Pension System”
Apr. 13 Ying Zhao “Internet, TV and Other Offline Media”
Apr. 20 Ulrich Wagner, “Assessing Collective Action for the Protection of the Stratospheric Ozone Layer”
Apr. 27 Yavor Efremov, “Insider Trading: No Longer Only for the Rich and Famous” [Paper]
May 4 Philipp Schmidt-Dengler, “The Timing of New Technology Adoption”
2002/03  
Sep. 17 Steven Berry, “How to Write a Thesis in Applied Microeconomics”
Oct. 1 Elena Krasnokutskaya, “Auction Models with Unobserved Auction Heterogeneity: Application to the Highway Procurement Auctions” 
Oct. 8 Paris Cleanthous, “Demand Estimation and Welfare Implications of Innovation and Diffusion in the U.S. Antidepressant Market”
Oct. 15 Nancy Epling, “Price Discrimination and Exploitation of Heterogeneous Switching Costs: Survival Tactics of the Endangered Telephony Resale Fringe”
Oct. 22 Minchul Kim, “The Determinants of Internet Retailer Location in the United States”
Oct. 29 Randi Pintoff, “What is the Effect of the 1996 Welfare Reform on Crime Rates?”
Guy Berger, “Trade Agreements, Trade Disputes and Reputation” 
Nov. 5 Harsha Thirumurthy, “Returns to Apprenticeship Training in West Africa”
Andrew Lemon, “Bounded Rationality and Redistributive Trade Policies”
Nov. 12 Philipp Schmidt-Dengler, “Estimation of Discrete Games”
Panle Jia, “Fixed Cost Distribution Estimation in Entry Models”
Nov. 19 Steven Nafziger, “Landlords, Peasants, and Communal Institutions in 19th Century Russia”
Farooq Naseer, “Government Policy and Market Structure: Pakistan’s Sugar Industry over the Last Two Decades”
Dec. 3 Henry Schneider, “Estimating a Dynamic Model of Household Vehicle Purchases”
Talia Bar, “Defensive Publications in a Patent Race”
Dec. 10 Will Bunting
Brian Dineen, “Testing for Asymmetric Information and Learning Effects in Insurance Markets: The Irish Experience”
Dec. 17 Nancy Epling, “Price Discrimination amid Heterogeneous Switching Costs: A Competitive Tactic of the Telephony Resale Fringe” [Paper]
Feb. 11 Juan Carranza, Empirical Analysis of Quality Formation in Durable Goods Markets
Feb. 18 Shamena Anwar, “Racial Customer Discrimination in the Labor Market: Evidence from the National Basketball Association (NBA)”
Feb. 25 Andrew Lemon, “The Peril of Implementing Export Subsidies in the Presence of Special Interests” [Paper]
Mar. 4 Sofronis Clerides (University of Cyprus and Visitor, Yale), “International Textbook Pricing”
Mar. 25 Marco Oviedo, “Optimal Bidding in the Mexican Treasury Securities Primary Auctions: A Structural Econometrics Approach”
Apr. 1 Henry Schneider, “Vehicle Choice with Dynamics: VERY Preliminary Results”
Apr. 8 Guy Berger, “Trade Agreements with Sunk Costs and Uncertainty”
Apr. 15 Panle Jia, “Chain Store’s Location Choice”
Matthias Schuendeln, “Firm Dynamics in the Presence of Credit Constraints”
Apr. 22 Brian Dineen, “Irish Insurance Puzzles”
Apr. 29 Philipp Schmidt-Dengler, “Entry over Time and Across Industries in Two Austrian Towns”
Shamena Anwar, “Racial Profiling in Motor Vehicle Stops and Searches”
May 6 John Mirikitani, “Entry by Charter Schools in Houston”
2001/02  
Oct. 2 Sungjin Cho, “An Empirical Model of Mainframe Computer Investment” [Paper]
Oct. 9 Jennifer Murdock, “Valuing Recreational Fishing Opportunities in Wisconsin: Accounting for Unobserved Characteristics in a Discrete Choice Model of Demand”
Oct. 16 Karine Van der Straeten, “Electoral Competition Under Imperfect Information”
Oct. 30 Mainak Sarkar, “Diffusion Models of Internet Demand”
Luis Madrazo, “Institutional Inertia and Ideology”
Nov. 13 Ana Fernandes, “Trade Policy, Trade Volumes and Plant-level Productivity in Colombian Manufacturing Industries”
Nov. 27 Garth Frazer, “Linking Firms and Workers: Heterogeneous Labor and Returns to Education in Ghana” [Paper]
Nov. 28 Anat Bracha, “Self-Confidence and Insurance Decision”
Xia Li, “Advertisement as a Tool for Coordination Games”
Matthias Schuendeln, “Dynamic Decision Problems of Rural Households in Developing Economies”
Dec. 4 Marco Oviedo, “The PJM Electricity Market”
Juan Carranza, “Estimating the Incentives of Firms to Innovate in Durable Goods Markets”
Dec. 11 Jennifer Murdock, “Valuing Recreational Fishing While Catching Unobserved Characteristics” [Paper]
Dec. 18 Minchul Kim, “The Determinants of Internet Retailer Location in the U.S.”
Feb. 12 Elena Krasnokutskaya, “Identification of Auction Models with Unobserved Heterogeneity”
Feb. 26 Luis Madrazo, “Institutional Inertia: Ideology”
Mar. 5 Juan Carranza, “Durable Goods and Innovation: Stylized Facts from the Market of Digital Photo Cameras”
Marco Oviedo, “Marginal Cost Recovering from Optimal Bidding Behavior: The PJM Electricity Market Case”
Mar. 26 Paris Cleanthous, “Estimating the Welfare Implications of New Product Introduction in the Pharmaceutical Industry: The Case of Antidepressants”
Apr. 2 Mainak Sarkar, “A Structural Model of Technology Diffusion”
Apr. 9 Anat Bracha, “Self-Confidence and Insurance Decision”
Apr. 16 Xia Li, “A Topic About Women’s Wage Gap”
Matthias Schuendeln, “Firm Dynamics in the Presence of Credit Constraints: Tanzanian Manufacturing Firms”
Apr. 30 Nancy Epling, “Switching Costs and Price Discrimination in Long Distance Telephone Resale”
2000/01  
Sep. 12 Chris Timmins, “Measuring the Value of High Yielding Variety Seed Attributes in Brazilian Agriculture”
Sep. 19 Steve Berry, “How to Present a Thesis Topic”
Oct. 3 Oleg Melnikov, “Demand for Differentiated Durable Products: The Case of the U.S. Computer Printer Market” [Paper]
Oct. 10 Katja Seim, “Market Structure and Geographic Differentiation in Retail Markets”
Oct. 24 Marcela Melendez, “Estimating a Dynamic Model of Vertical Integration”
Oct. 26 Eugene Choo, “Rational Addiction and Rational Cessation: A Dynamic Structural Model of Cigarette Consumption” [Paper]
Nov. 7 Guenter Hitsch, “Estimating a Model of Product Introduction”
Nov. 14 Nickolay Moshkin, “Competition in the Natural Gas Pipeline Industry After Deregulation”
Nov. 16 Oleg Melnikov, “Demand for Differentiated Durable Products: The Case of the U.S. Computer Printer Market” [Paper]
Nov. 28 Katja Seim, “Market Structure and Geographic Differentiation in Retail Markets”
Nov. 30 Clement Chan, “A Continuous Choice, Differentiated Products Model with Corner Solutions Applied to the Demand for Soft Drinks” [Paper]
Dec. 5 Eugene Choo, “Rational Addiction and Rational Cessation: A Dynamic Structural Model of Cigarette Consumption” [Paper]
Dec. 8 Sung-Jin Cho, “An Empirical Model of Mainframe Computer Replacement” [Paper]
Dec. 12 Nick DeRoos, “A Model of Collusion Timing” [Paper]
Dec. 14 Guenter Hitsch, “Estimating a Model of Product Introduction”
Dec. 19 Nickolay Moshkin, “Competition in the Natural Gas Pipeline Industry After Deregulation”
Feb. 13 Hanming Fang, “Measuring Time Inconsistency: Evidence from Work-Welfare Decisions in NLSY” (with Dan Silverman) [Paper]
Feb. 20 Rupa Athreya, “Price Dispersion in the Wholesale Market for Steel”
Feb. 27 Jennifer Murdock, “A Panel Discrete Choice Model of Outdoor Recreation Behavior: Capturing Taste Heterogeneity, Variety Seeking Behavior, and Unobserved Site Characteristics”
Apr. 3 Elena Krasnokutskaya, “Pricing Auctions in the Deregulated Electricity Market”
Apr. 17 Yi Deng, “Private Value of European Patents”
Apr. 24 Nancy Epling
May 1 Yavor Efremov, “Pharmaceutical Mergers and Acquisitions — Synergies or Another Case of Hubris?” and “Insider Trading — No Longer Only for the Rich and Famous”
May 8 Paris Cleanthous and Matt Johnson, “Introduction of New Pharmaceutical Products”
May 15 John Mirikitani, “School Based Management in Texas:  Flaws in a Bush Education Policy for the US?”
May 22 Garth Frazer, “Workers are Employees: Returns to Education and Experience in the Ghanaian Manufacturing Sector”