Seminars 2015-2016



Fall Quarter 2016

Friday, September 23, 2016

10:00 AM-11:30 AM          Room D.313       Ping Dong, Rotman School of Management"Witnessing Moral Violations Increases Conformity in Consumption "

Friday, October 7, 2016

3:15 PM-4:45 PM             Room A.202       Evan Weingarten, Wharton - "The Effect of Salience on Valuation: Addressing the Dual-Causality Problem in Decision Biases"


Monday, October 17, 2016

9:00 AM-10:30 AM           Room D.313       Khai Chiong, USC - "An Empirical Model of the  Mobile Advertising Market"

Friday, October 28, 2016

10:00 AM-11:30 AM          Room D.313      Adam Smith, Ohio State University - "Inference for Product Competition and Separable Demand"

Friday, November 4, 2016

3:00 PM-4:30 PM              Room A.201      Kaitlin Woolley, University of Chicago - "The Experience Matters More Than You Think: People Value Intrinsic

                                                                          Incentives More Inside Than Outside an Activity" & "For the Fun of It: Harnessing Immediate Rewards to Increase Persistence in Long-Term Goals"

Friday, November 11, 2016

1:30 PM-3:00 PM              Room A.201      Andrey Simonov, University of Chicago- "Demand for (Un)Biased News:The Role of Government Control in Online News Markets"

Spring Quarter 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016

1:30 PM-3:00 PM          Room D.310                       Leslie John, Harvard Business School - "Hiding Personal Information Reveals the Worst"

Winter Quarter 2016

Friday, January 22, 2016

1:30 PM-3:00 PM          Room D.310          Eesha Sharma, Tuck School of Business - "Discretionary Debt: Drivers of Willingness To Borrow for Experiences and Material Goods"

Friday, January 29, 2016

1:30 PM-3:00 PM          Room D.310         Alexander MacKay, Chicago Booth-  "The Structure of Costs and the Duration of Supplier Relationships"

Friday, February 5, 2016

3:00 PM-4:30 PM          Room D.310         Tom Gilovich, Cornell University- "We'll Always Have Paris: The Hedonic Payoff from Experiential and Material Investments"

Friday, February 12, 2016

1:30 PM-3:00 PM          Room D.310        Samir Mamadehussene, Northwestern University - "Do Low Price Guarantees Hurt Consumers? Theory and Evidence"

Friday, February 19, 2016

1:30 PM-3:00 PM          Room D.310        Derek Rucker, Northwestern University

Fall Quarter 2015

Monday, September 28, 2015
4:00 PM- 5:30 PM          Room D.310          Thomas Otter, Goethe University Frankfurt - "Measuring Substitution and Complementarity among Offers in Menu Based Choice Experiments"
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
10:30 AM- Noon             Room A.202          Beth Fossen, Emory University -"Television Advertising and Online Word-of-Mouth: An Empirical Investigation of Social TV Activity"

Friday, October  16, 2015
3:30 PM- 5:00 PM          Room D.310          Yanhao (Max) Wei, University of Pennsylvania - "Product Similarity Network in the Motion Picture Industry"

Friday, October  23, 2015
10:30 AM- Noon             Room B.301          Anna Tuchman, Stanford University - "Advertising and Demand for Addictive Goods:The Effects of E-Cigarette Advertising"

Friday, October  30, 2015
10:30 AM- Noon             Room D.301          Sylvia Hristakeva, Boston College - "How Do Vertical Contracts Affect Product Assortments?"

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
10:00 AM- 11:20 AM      Room D.310          Nathan Marwell, University of Wisconsin- "Competing Fundraising Models in Crowdfunding Markets"

Friday,  November 6, 2015

3:30 PM- 5:00 PM          Room D.310          Berkeley Dietvorst, University of Pennsylvania- "Algorithm Aversion: People Erroneously Avoid Algorithms After Seeing Them Err " &
                                                                    "Running Head: OVERCOMING ALGORITHM AVERSION"

Friday, November 13, 2015

10:30 AM- Noon             Room D.301          Raluca Ursu, University of Chicago- "The Power of Rankings: Quantifying the Effects of Rankings on Online Consumer Search and Choice"


Winter Quarter 2015

January 9:       Stijn M.J. van Osselaer, Cornell University - "The Handmade Effect: What's Love Got to Do with It?"

January 16:     Anja Lambrecht, London Business School - "Show You Target Early Trend Propagators? Evidence from Twitter"

January 27:     Bart Bronnenberg, Tilburg UniversityFebruary 6:     Andrey Fradkin, Stanford University - "Search Frictions and the Design of Online Marketplaces"

February 13:   Elisabeth Honka, University of Texas at Dallas - "Simultaneous or Sequential? Search Strategies in the U.S. Auto Insurance Industry"

February 17:   Laura Lasio, Toulouse - "Delisting Pharmaceuticals from Insurance Coverage: Effects on Consumption, Pricing and Expenditures in France"

February 20:   Eesha Sharma, Dartmouth - "The Restorative Hypothesis: Why a Dollar Saved Is not a Dollar Earned"

February 23:   Thomas Quan, Minnesota - "Product Variety, Across-Market Demand Heterogeneity, and the Value of Online Retail"

Fall Quarter 2014

September 26: Maria Ana Vitorino, University of Minnesota - "Advertising, Consumer Awareness and Choice: Evidence from the U.S. Banking Industry"

October 3:         Nina Mazar, University of Toronto - "Pain of Paying -- A Metaphor Gone Literal: Evidence from Neurobiology and Behavioral Decision Making"

October 7:         Lalin Anik, Duke University - "Contingent Match Incentives Increase Donations"

October 17:       Xing Li, Stanford University - "Product Offerings and Product Line Length Dynamics"  **Held in Entrepreneurs Hall, Room C.303

October 31:       Hui Li, University of Pennsylvania  - "Intertemporal Price Discrimination with Complementary Products: E-Books and E-Readers"

November 7:    Stephanie Tully, NYU - "Making Your Discretionary Money Last: Financial Constraints Increase Preference for Material Goods by Focusing Consumers on Longevity"

November 7:    Katja Seim, University of Pennsylvania - "Drip Pricing When Consumers Have Limited Foresight: Evidence from Driving School Fees"  ** Held in Gold Hall, Room B.301, 3:30-5:00pm

November 10:  Yufeng Huang, Tilburg University - "Learning by Doing and the Demand for Advanced Products"

November 14:  Oystein Daljord, Stanford University - "Commitment, Vertical Contracts and Dynamic Pricing of Durable Goods"  **Held in Entrepreneurs Hall, Room C.303

November 21:  Dan Schley, Ohio State - "Assessing 'Economic Value': Symbolic-Number Mappings Predict Risky and Riskless Valuations"

December 5:    Geoffrey Fisher, Caltech - "Intertemporal Discount Rates Are Mediated By Relative Attention" & "The Multi-Attribute Attentional Drift Diffusion Model of Consumer Choice"

Spring Quarter 2014

5/9-5/10: 2014 Marketing Camp

All seminars will be held in Cornell Hall, Room D.310 from 1:30-3:00pm (unless otherwise noted). For additional information, please contact us