2018 Conference on Structural Microeconomics

June 7-8, 2018

Location: Yale School of Management 
Evans Hall, 165 Whitney Ave., Room 2400

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Organizers: Steven Berry, John Eric Humphries and Cormac O’Dea

 

*Presenter

Thursday, June 7
8:30am to 9:15am Registration and Breakfast
9:15am to 10:15am Andrew Shephard (University of Pennsylvania), "Marriage Market Dynamics Gender and the Age Gap"
10:15am to 10:30am Coffee Break
10:30am to 11:30am *Mary Ann Bronson (Georgetown University), Maurizio Mazzocco (University of California, Los Angeles), "Taxation and Household Decisions: an Intertemporal Analysis"
11:30am to 11:45am Coffee Break
11:45am to 12:45pm Martin Gaynor (Carnegie Mellon University), *Nirav Mehta (Western University), Seth Richards-Shubik (Lehigh University), "Optimal Contracting with Altruistic Agents: A Structural Model of Medicare Reimbursements for Dialysis Drugs"
12:45pm to 2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm to 3:00pm *Pietro Tebaldi (University of Chicago), Alexander Torgovitsky (University of Chicago), Hanbin Yang (University of Chicago Booth), "Nonparametric Estimates of Demand in the California Health Insurance Exchange"
3:00pm to 3:15pm Coffee Break
3:15pm to 4:15pm *Yinghua He (Rice University), Thierry Magnac (Toulouse School of Economics), "A Pigouvian Approach to Congestion in Matching Markets"
4:15pm to 5:15pm *Nikhil Agarwal (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Itai Ashlagi (Stanford University), Daniel Rees (University of Toledo), Paulo Somaini (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), "An Empirical Framework for Sequential Assignment: The Allocation of Deceased Donor Kidneys"
6:30pm to 9:00pm Dinner - Union League Cafe[Map]
Friday, June 8
8:30am to 9:15am Breakfast
9:15am to 10:15am Benjamin Handel (Northwestern University), *Igal Hendel (Northwestern University), Michael Whinston (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), "The Welfare Impact of Long Term Health Insurance Contracts"
10:15am to 10:30am Coffee Break
10:30am to 11:30am Wesley Blundell, (California State University, East Bay), Gautam Gowrisankaran (University of Arizona), *Ashley Langer (University of Arizona), "Escalation of Scrutiny: The Gains from Dynamic Enforcement of Environmental Regulations"
11:30am to 11:45am Coffee Break
11:45am to 12:45pm *Petra Todd (University of Pennsylvania), Weilong Zhang (University of Pennsylvania), "A Dynamic Model of Personality, Schooling, and Occupational Choice"
12:45pm to 2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm to 3:00pm *Chao Fu (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Shoya Ishimaru (University of Wisconsin-Madison), John Kennan (University of Wisconsin-Madison), "Government Expenditure on the Public Education System"
3:00pm to 3:15pm Coffee Break
3:15pm to 4:15pm Bart Hamilton (Washington University in St. Louis), Andrés Hincapié (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), *Robert Miller (Carnegie Mellon University), Nicholas Papageorge (Johns Hopkins University), "Innovation and Diffusion of Medical Treatment"
4:15pm to 5:15pm Sungjin Cho (Seoul National University), Gong Lee (Georgetown University), *John Rust (Georgetown University), Mengkai Yu (Georgetown University), "Optimal Dynamic Hotel Pricing"

Participants

Jason Abaluck
(Yale University)
Thierry Magnac
(Toulouse School of Economics)
Nikhil Agarwal
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Maurizio Mazzocco
(UCLA)
Mohit Agrawal
(Yale University)
Nirav Mehta
(University of Western Ontario)
Naoki Aizawa
(University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Robert Miller
(Carnegie Mellon University)
Joseph Altonji
(Yale University)
Corina Mommaerts
(University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Noriko Amano Patino
(Yale University)
Monica Morlacco
(Yale University)
Peter Arcidiacono
(Duke University)
Julie Holland Mortimer
(Boston College)
Nate Barker
(Yale University)
Yusuke Narita
(Yale University)
Marianne Bernatzky Köhli
(Yale University)
Salvador Navarro
(University of Western Ontario)
Steve Berry
(Yale University)
Cormac O'Dea
(Yale University)
Aaron Bodoh-Creed
(University of California, Berkeley)
Yoko Okuyama
(Yale University)
Mary Ann Bronson
(Georgetown University)
Max Perez Leon Quinoso
(Yale University)
Paula Calvo
(Yale University)
Armando Perez-Gea
(Yale University)
Pedro Carneiro
(University College London)
Ana Reynoso
(Yale University)
Judy Chevalier
(Yale University)
Seth Richards-Shubik
(Lehigh University)
Taha Choukhmane
(Yale University)
Michael Rubens
(Yale University)
Chris Conlon
(New York University Stern)
John Rust
(Georgetown University)
Eleanor Dillon
(Amherst College)
Oren Sarig
(Yale University)
Michael Dinerstein
(University of Chicago)
Subrata Sen
(Yale University)
Patrick Donnelly Moran
(University of Oxford)
Andrew Shephard
(UPenn)
Ying Fan
(University of Michigan - Ann Arbor)
Bernardo Silveira
(Washington University in St. Louis)
Bernd Fitzenberger
(Humboldt Universität Berlin)
Michael Sinkinson
(Yale University)
Chao Fu
(University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Nicholas Snashall-Woodhams
(Yale University)
Wayne Yuan Gao
(Yale University)
Oscar Soler Sanchez
(Yale University)
George-Levi Gayle
(Washington University in St. Louis)
Suk Joon Son
(Yale University)
Martin Gaynor
(Carnegie Mellon University)
Steven Stern
(Stony Brook University)
Soheil Ghili
(Yale University)
Pietro Tebaldi
(University of Chicago)
Kenneth Gillingham
(Yale University)
James Thomas
(Yale University)
Gary Gorton
(Yale University)
Jeff Thurk
(University of Notre Dame)
Phil Haile
(Yale University)
Petra Todd
(University of Pennsylvania)
Yinghua He
(Rice University)
Alexander Torgovitsky
(University of Chicago)
Igal Hendel
(Northwestern University)
Yen Tran
(Yale University)
Brent Hickman
(Queen's University)
Kosuke Uetake
(Yale University)
Andres Hincapie
(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Gregory Veramendi
(Arizona State University)
Topi Hokkanen
(Aalto University)
Vanessa Vytlacil
(Yale University)
John Eric Humphries
(Yale University)
Edward Vytlacil
(Yale University)
Yiraj Jorapur
(Yale University)
Daniel Waldinger
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Karam Kang
(Carnegie Mellon University)
Yuzhou Wang
(Yale University)
Adam Kapor
(Princeton University)
Kevin Williams
(Yale University)
Jakub Kastl
(Princeton University)
Tianhao Wu
(Yale University)
Al Klevorick
(Yale University)
Xiaochuan Xing
(Yale University)
Louise Laage
(Yale University)
Kohei Yata
(Yale University)
Ashley Langer
(University of Arizona)
Ge Zhang
(Yale University)
Jim Levinsohn
(Yale University)
Ling Zhong
(Yale University)
Ming Li
(Yale University)
Jin Zhou
(University of Chicago)
Alexander MacKay
(Harvard University)