Fall 2023

Date Speaker Time/Location Title
Friday, October 10, 2023 Alex Moehring 10-11:30a/B.301  

Personalized Rankings and User Engagement: An Empirical Evaluation of the Reddit News Feed

Friday, October 20, 2023 Malika Korganbekova


Balancing User Privacy and Personalization

Monday, October 30, 2023 Walter W. Zhang


Optimal Comprehensible Targeting

Friday, November 11, 2023 Jacob Conway 10-11:30a/B.301


Date Speaker Title
May 1-2, 2023 Anja Lambrecht The Value of Platform Endorsement
FALL 2022
Friday, November 4, 2022 Bernd Schmitt Speciesism
Friday, October 28, 2022 Bernd Schmitt Pending
FALL 2021
Friday, October 1, 2021 Xinrong Zhu Inference and Impact of Category Captaincy
Friday, October 8, 2021 Runshan Fu How Does Zestimate Affect Housing Market Outcomes Across Socio-economic Segments
Friday, October 15, 2021 Tai Lam Platform Search Design and Market Power
Friday, October 22, 2021 Samuel Goldberg Designing Monitoring Programs
FALL 2019
Friday, September 27, 2019 Shreyans Goenka How Morality Shapes Consumer Preferences
Friday, October 4, 2019 Alex Gross Private Labels and Bargaining in the Supply Chain
Friday, October 11, 2019 Chuck Howard Why Do Consumers Under-Estimate Their Future Expenses? (And What We Can Do About It)
Friday, October 25, 2019 Weichen Yan Strategic Advertising and Release in the Movie Industry
Friday, November 1, 2019 Sarah Memmi Budgeting Time First Increases Multiple Goal Achievement
Friday, November 8, 2019 Ilya Morozov Measuring Benefits from New Products in Markets with Information Friction
Friday, January 25, 2019 Elicia John A Theory of Goal Maintenance: A Distinct and Vivid Pre-Goal Self Predicts Post-Goal Maintenance Behavior
Friday, January 25, 2019 Kate Christensen Pending
FALL 2018
Friday, November 30, 2018 Dina Mayzlin Paid vs Independent Product Recommendations by Influencers
Friday, November 6, 2018 Melanie Brucks Idea Generation: Insights for Consumers and Firms
Friday, November 2, 2018 Elizabeth Friedman Apples, Oranges and Erasers: The Effect of Considering Similar versus Dissimilar Alternatives on Purchase Decisions
Friday, October 26, 2018 Stephan Seiler Estimation of Preference Heterogeneity in Markets with Costly Search
Friday, October 19, 2018 Avner Shlain More than a Penny's Worth: Left-Digit Bias and Firm Pricing
Friday, October 5,2018  Jessica Yu Search, Selectivity and Market Thickness in Two-Sided Markets
Friday, March 16, 2018 Keisha Cutright The Price is Right: Perceptions of Control Influence How Consumers Use Price in Judging Product Quality
Friday, March 9, 2018 Pinar Yildirim Matching Pennies on the Campaign Trail: An Emprical Study of Senate Elections and Media Coverage
Friday, February 2, 2018 Alix Barasch Signaling and Cooperation
Friday, January 19, 2018 Matt Shum A Closed-Form Estimator for Dynamic Discrete Choice Models: Assessing Taxicab Drivers' Dynamic Labor Supply
Friday, January 12, 2018 Javier Donna Measuring the Welfare of Intermediation in Vertical Markets
Thursday, December 7, 2017 Andrew Rhodes Multiproduct Intermediaries and Optimal Product Range
Friday, December 1, 2017 Andrew Rhodes An Overview of the Theory of Consumer Search
FALL 2017
Monday, November 6, 2017    Caio Waisman Selling Mechanisms for Perishable Goods: An Empirical Analysis of a Resale Market for Event Tickets
Friday, November 3, 2017  Stephanie Chen Beliefs About the Casual Structure of the Self-Concept Determine Which Changes Disrupt Personal Identity
Monday, October 23, 2017   Kathy Li  Statistical Inference for Average Treatment Effects Estimated by Synthetic Control Methods 
Friday, October 20, 2017    Marco Qin Planes, Trains, and Co-Opetition: Evidence from China
Monday, October 9, 2017 Franklin Shaddy Seller Beware: How Bundling Affects Valuation
Monday, October 6, 2017 Matt Rocklage The Phenomenal Disjunction: Emotionality for Ourselves versus Others
Monday, September 25, 2017 John McCoy A Solution to the Single-Question Crowd Wisdom Problem
Friday, May 19, 2017 Avi Goldfarb Exit, Tweets, and Loyalty
Friday, May 12, 2017 Peter Rossi The Value of Flexible Work:Evidence from Uber Drivers
Friday, May 5, 2017 Deborah Small Impediments to Effective Altruism: Charity as a Taste-Based Decision
Friday, April 28, 2017 Bryan Bollinger Peer Effects in Outdoor Water Conservation: Evidence from Consumer Migration
Friday, April 14, 2017 Jordan Etkin The Downside of Productive Leisure
FALL 2016
Friday, September 23, 2016 Ping Dong Witnessing Moral Violations Increase Conformity in Consumption
Friday, October 7, 2016 Evan Weingarten The Effect of Salience on Valuations: Addressing the Dual Causality Problem in Decision Biases
Monday, October 17, 2016 Khai Chiong An Empirical Model of the Mobel Adversiting Market
Friday, October 28, 2016 Adam Smith Inference for Product Competition and Separable Demand
Friday, October 28, 2016 Kaitlyn Woolley The Experience Matters More Than You Think: People Value Intrinsic Incentives More Inisde Than Outside an Activity 
Friday, November 11, 2016 Andrey Simonov Demand for (Un)Biased News: The Role of Government control in Online News Markets