Carnegie Mellon University

Heinz-Tepper IO Conference

September 26-27, 2019
Tepper School of Business, Tepper Quad


Conference Schedule

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2019
12 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Welcome
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Efficiency in Decentralized Transport Markets
Presenter: Myrto Kalouptsidi, Harvard
Discussant: Tobias Salz, MIT
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Disagreement Payoffs and Negotiated Prices: Evidence From Out-of-Network Hospital Payments
Presenter: Elena Prager, Northwestern
Discussant: Ben Handel, Berkeley
3:30 - 4 p.m. Coffee Break
4 - 5 p.m. Renewables, Market Design, and Market Structure
Presenter: Mar Reguant, Northwestern
Discussant: Ryan Kellogg, Chicago
5 - 6 p.m. Demand for Performance Goods: Import Quotas in the Chinese Movie Market
Presenter: Marc Rysman, Boston University
Discussant: Peter Newberry, Penn State
7 p.m. Dinner

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2019
8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Coffee and Breakfast
8:45 - 9:45 a.m.

Selection with Variation in Diagnostic Skill: Evidence from Radiologists
Presenter: Matthew Gentzkow, Stanford
Discussant: Anh Nguyen, Carnegie Mellon

9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Production Function Estimation with Measurement Error in Inputs
Presenter: Allan Collard-Wexler, Duke
Discussant: Karam Kang, Carnegie Mellon
10:45 - 11 a.m. Coffee Break
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. From Population Growth to Firm Demographics: Implications for Concentration, Entrepreneurship and the Labor Share
Presenter: Hugo Hopenhayn, UCLA 
Discussant: Ali Shourideh, Carnegie Mellon
12 - 1:30 p.m. Reinvigorating Competition Policy: What Can Industrial Organization Contribute?
Presenter: Nancy Rose, MIT
Plenary and Lunch
1:30 - 1:45 p.m. Coffee
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Health Insurance Menu Design: Managing the Spending-Coverage Tradeoff
Presenter: Kate Ho, Princeton
Discussant: Liran Einav, Stanford