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Bristol-Warwick Empirical IO workshop & masterclass

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Bristol-Warwick Empirical IO workshop & masterclass

Dates: Tuesday 13 June - Thursday 15 June 2023
Organisers: Alessandro Iaria (University of Bristol) and Ao Wang (University of Warwick)
Location: Scarman Conference Centre, University of Warwick

13th June (Masterclass & reception)

Masterclass: Empirical Industrial Organization and Finance by Alessandro Gavazza (LSE)

Session 1: 14:00-16:00

Break: 16.00 - 16.30
Session 2: 16.30 - 18.30 ((with 10 mins’ break after 55mins)

Welcome reception & dinner (by invitation): from 19.00

14th June (Workshop)

Session 1: 9.30 - 11.00

Estimating Discrete Games with Many Firms and Many Decisions: An Application to Merger and Product Variety by Ying Fan (Michigan), joint with Chenyu Yang (Maryland)
Self-preferencing, Quality Provision, and Welfare in Mobile Application Markets by Xuan Teng (LMU)

 Break: 11.00-11.30
 Session 2: 11.30 – 13.00

Refinancing Cross-Subsidies in the Mortgage Market by Alessandro Gavazza (LSE), joint with Jack Fisher (LSE), Lu Liu (U. of Pennsylvania, Wharton), Tarun Ramadorai (Imperial College Business Schoo) and Jagdish Tripathy (Bank of England)
Bank Branching Strategies in the 1997 Thai Financial Crisis and Local Access to Credit by Christoph Walsh (Tilburg), joint with Marc Rysman and Robert M. Townsend.

Lunch 13.00 - 14.30
Session 3: 14.30 – 16.00

Insider and outsider careers in executive management by Robert Miller (CMU Tepper), joint with Andrea Flores, George-Levi Gayle and Limor Golan.
Customers as buffer, by Andrea Pozzi (EIEF) joint with Massimiliano Affinito (Bank of Italy), Marco Di Maggio (HBS), Luigi Guiso (EIEF) and Fadi Hassan (Bank of Italy).

A walk to Kenilworth Castle & dinner in Kenilworth afterwards (invitation only)

15th June (Workshop)

Session 4: 9.00 - 10.30

Search Frictions and Product Design in the Municipal Bond Market by Giulia Brancaccio (NYU Stern), joint with Karam Kang (CMU)
London Sorting: London Sorting: a BLP model of location choice of heterogeneous workers in London by Lars Nesheim (UCL)

Break: 10.30 - 11.00
Session 5: 11.00 - 12.30

Influencer Cartels by Marit Hinnosaar (Nottingham), joint with Toomas Hinnosaar.

What can Greek islands teach us about pass-through and competition? by Christos Genakos (Cambridge Judge).

Lunch: from 12.30


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