13. März 2014

Berlin IO Day

The 2nd Berlin IO Day

Termin

13. März 2014

Ort

Schumpeter Saal
DIW Berlin im Quartier 110
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin

The Berlin IO Day is a one-day workshop sponsored by Berlin's leading academic institutions, including DIW Berlin, ESMT, WZB, Humboldt University Berlin, and Technical University Berlin which takes place twice a year, in the Fall and in the Spring. The aim is to create an international forum for high quality research in Industrial Organization in the heart of Berlin, one of Europe's most vibrant and intellectually lively cities.

09:00 Registration

09:30 Welcome
Tomaso Duso (DIW Berlin & DICE)

Morning: Empirics

Chair:

Daniel Klapper (Humboldt University Berlin)

09:45 Marijuana on Main Street? Estimating Demand in Markets with Limited Access         
Michelle Sovinsky (University of Zurich)
Co-author: Liana Jacobi
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Grab Them Before They Go Generic: Habit Formation and the Emerging Middle Class         
Alon Eizenberg (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Co-author: Alberto Salvo

12:45

Lunch

Afternoon: Theory

Chair:

Özlem Bedre-Defolie (ESMT Berlin)

14:00 Product Design (and Characteristics Advertising)
Simon Anderson (University of Virginia)
Co-author: Levent Çelik
15:15 Non-reservation Price Equilibria and Consumer Search
Maarten Janssen (University of Vienna)
Co-authors: Alexei Parakhonyak, Anastasia Parakhonyak
16:30 Coffee break
17:00 Open Access Publishing: Theory and Policy
Mark Armstrong (University of Oxford)

18:15

Closing Remarks

Dorothea Kübler (WZB, Berlin)

20:00

Dinner (by invitation only)

The Berlin IO Day is a one-day workshop sponsored by the Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP) and supported by the Berlin's leading academic institutions, including DIW Berlin, ESMT Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, and WZB which takes place twice a year, in the Fall and in the Spring.

For each Berlin IO Day, we will invite four or five speakers to present their recent work on a variety of IO topics, followed by a general discussion. The aim is to create an international forum for high quality research in Industrial Organization in the heart of Berlin, one of Europe's most vibrant and intellectually lively cities.

Organizers: