CSIO-IDEI Conference 2017

The 15th CSIO/IDEI Conference on Industrial Organization
May 12-13, 2017
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
The Center for the Study of Industrial Organization jointly sponsors this conference with the Institut D’Economie Industrielle at the University of Toulouse.


DIRECTIONS: The conference will be held at Northwestern University in the Kellogg Global Hub, 2211 Campus Drive, starting at 8am on Friday, May12th and ending early afternoon on Saturday, May 13th.  More directions.

ACCOMMODATIONS: We have reserved a block of rooms for conference invitees at the Hyatt House in Evanston, which is within walking distance of the conference location on campus.  Please contact Heather at csio@northwestern.edu for further details.

PROGRAM:  All presentations will be in KGH 5101. The format of paper presentations will be: (i) 50 minutes for presenters(ii) 10 minutes for discussants (iii) 15 minutes for questions led by presenter.

Friday, May 12

8:00 – 8:40am
Continental breakfast, room 5101

8:40 – 8:45
Rob Porter, Northwestern University: Welcome Address

8:45 – 10:00
Pierre Dubois, Toulouse School Economics
On the Role of Parallel Trade on Manufacturers and Retailers Profits in the Pharmaceutical Sector (joint with Morten Sæthre)
Discussant:  Rob Porter, Northwestern University

10:00 – 11:15
Gaston Illanes, Northwestern University
Estimating the Effect of Potential Entry on Market Outcomes Using a Licensure Threshold
Discussant:  Mathias Reynaert, Toulouse School of Economics         

11:15 – 11:45
Coffee Break, room 5101

11:45 – 1:00pm
Renato Gomes, Toulouse School of Economics
Drip Prices and Missed Sales (joint with Jean Tirole)
Discussant:  William Rogerson, Northwestern University

1:00 – 2:30
Lunch at the Allen Center

2:30 – 3:45
Daniel Martin, Northwestern University
Complex Disclosure (joint with Ginger Zhe Jin and Michael Lucca)
Discussant:  Ana Gazmuri, Toulouse School of Economics

3:45 – 4:15
Coffee break, room 5101

4:15 – 5:30
Isis Durrmeyer, Toulouse School of Economics
Competitive Non-linear Pricing:  Evidence from the French Automobile Market (joint with Andras Niedermayer, Artyom Shneyerov)
Discussant:  Mar Reguant, Northwestern University

5:45 – 6:30
Cocktails at Found Restaurant, 1631 Chicago Avenue, Evanston

6:30 – 8:30
Dinner at Found Restaurant, 1631 Chicago Avenue, Evanston

Saturday, May 13

8:00 – 8:30am
Continental breakfast, room 5101

8:30 – 9:45
Daniel Barron, Northwestern University
Simple Optimal Contracts with a Risk-Taking Agent (joint with George Georgiadis and Jeroen Swinkels)
Discussant:  Patrick Rey, Toulouse School of Economics

9:45 – 11:00
Bruno Jullien, Toulouse School of Economics
Privacy Protection (joint with Yassine Lefouili and Michael Riordan)
Discussant:  Michael Powell, Northwestern University

11:00 – 11:30
Coffee break, room 5101

11:30 – 12:45pm
Nemanja Antic, Northwestern University
Screening through Coordination (joint with Kai Steverson)
Discussant:  Daniel Garrett, Toulouse School of Economics

12:45 – 2:00
Lunch at the Allen Center

3:00 – 5:00
Boating on the Chicago River

Dinner at the home of Alessandro Pavan