The 9th CSIO/IDEI Conference on Industrial Organization
May 7-8, 2010
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. 

All presentations will be in room 3245 in the Economics Department. The format of paper presentations will be: (i) 50 minutes for presenter (ii) 10 minutes for discussant (iii) 15 minutes for questions led by presenter.

Friday, May 7
8:00 - 8:40
Continental Breakfast in Glick Seminar Room 3204
8:40 - 8:45
Rob Porter: Welcome address
8:45 -10:00 

Patrick Rey: “Loss Leading, Exploitation, and Retailer Seller Power” (with Zhijun Chen )

Discussant: Bill Rogerson

10:00 -11:15

Aviv Nevo: “A Simple Model of Demand Anticipation" (with Igal Hendel)

Discussant: Marc Ivaldi

11:15 -11:45
Coffee Break in Room 3204
11:45 -1:00

Sebastien Pouget: “Rational and Irrational Bubbles: An Experiment” (with Sophie Moinas)  

Discussant: Snehal Banerjee

1:00 - 2:30
Lunch at the Allen Center
2:30 - 3:45

Jeroen Swinkels: “Moral Hazards, Minimum Payments, Outside Options and Market Outcomes” (with Ohad Kadan)

Discussant: Jacques Crémer

3:45 - 4:15  
Coffee Break in Room 3204
4:15 - 5:30

Doh-Shin Jeon: “Natural Barrier to Entry in the Credit Rating Industry” (with Stefano Lovo)

Discussant: Marco Ottaviani

Saturday, May 8
8:00 - 8:30
Continental Breakfast in Room 3204
8:30 - 9:45 

Thierry Magnac: “College Entry Exams: A Dynamic Discrete Choice Model” (with Jose Raimundo Carvalho)

Discussant: Sergio Urzua

9:45 - 11:00

Mike Whinston: “Merger Policy with Merger Choice” (with Volker Nocke)

Discussant: Bruno Jullien

11:00 -11:30
Coffee Break in Room 3204
11:30 - 12:45

Thomas Hubbard: “The Economics of Radiator Springs: Industry Dynamics, Sunk Costs,and Spatial Demand Shifts” (with Jeffrey Campbell )

Discussant: Margaret Kyle

Lunch at the Allen Center
Social Event TBA

List of Participants