For more recent events see the events calendar.

 

Fall 2013

-to be added-

 

Spring 2013

-to be added-

 

Fall 2012

Day Date Time Chair Topic Room
Thu Sep 27 12:30pm   (student-advisor meeting) K520
Thu Oct 4 12:30pm NO MEETING CONFERENCE ABROAD  
Thu Oct 11 12:30pm Carlos Santos Estimating Demand Shocks Using Production Data K520
Thu Oct 18 12:30pm NO MEETING FALL BREAK  
Thu Oct 25 12:30pm t.b.a. t.b.a. K520
Thu Nov 1 12:30pm t.b.a. t.b.a. K520
Thu Nov 8 12:30pm   (student-advisor meeting) K520
Thu Nov 15 12:30pm Martin Gaynor (Carnegie Mellon) Structural Models of the Hospital Industry K520
Thu Nov 22 12:30pm   (student-advisor meeting) K520
Thu Nov 29 12:30pm Tobias Klein Upward Pricing Pressure in Two-Sided Markets K520
Thu Dec 6 12:30pm t.b.a. t.b.a. K520
Thu Dec 13 12:30pm t.b.a. t.b.a. K520

 

Spring 2012

Day Date Time Chair Topic Room
Thu Jan 19 noon Yifan Yu a.o. (student-advisor meeting) K520
Thu Jan 26 12:30pm Benjamin Tanz a.o. (student-advisor meeting) K520
Thu Feb 2 12:30pm   (student-advisor meeting) K520
Thu Feb 9 12:30pm Carlos Santos Solving Dynamic Games by Discretizing the State Distribution K1012A
Thu Feb 16 12:30pm   (student-advisor meeting) K520
Fri (NOTE DAY!) Mar 9 12:30pm Yufeng Huang Learning by Doing and Replacement of Consumer Durables K520
Fri (NOTE DAY!) Mar 16 12:30pm   (student-advisor meeting) K520
Thu Mar 22 12:30pm   (student-advisor meeting) K520
Thu Mar 29 12:30pm Yufeng Huang a.o. Learning by Doing and Replacement of Consumer Durables K520
Thu Apr 5 12:30pm Kamlesh Kumar a.o. GMM Estimation of Mixed Hitting-Time Models K520
Thu Apr 19 12:30pm Bart Bronnenberg Convenience, Demand, and Marketing K520
Thu Apr 26 12:30pm Shiko Maruyama (New South Wales) Externality and Strategic Interaction in the Location Choice of Siblings under Altruism toward Parents K834
Thu May 10 12:30pm Geert Ridder (USC) Models with Nonseparable Errors K520
Thu May 24 12:30pm   (student-advisor meeting) K520
Thu May 31 12:30pm   (student-advisor meeting) K520
Thu Jun 14 12:30pm Yufeng Huang and Benjamin Tanz Learning by Doing and Consumer Switching Costs and Growth through Entry K520

 

Fall 2011

Day Date Time Chair Topic Room
Thu Sep 15 12:30-1:30pm (NOTE TIME!) Neil Gandal (Tel Aviv) Ain’t it “Suite”? Bundling in the PC Office Software Market CZ111
Thu Oct 6 noon Jan Kabátek A Structural Model of Female Labor Supply in the Context of Childcare and Unobserved Heterogeneity K1012A
Thu Oct 13 noon Benjamin Tanz a.o. (student-advisor meeting) K520
Thu Nov 3 noon Ewout Verriest (KU Leuven) Commitment in Intertemporal Household Consumption: A Revealed Preference Analysis K1012A
Thu Nov 10 12:45-2:15pm (NOTE TIME!) Nan Yang Creative Destruction among Grocery Stores PZ50
Thu Nov 17 noon Yufeng Huang a.o. (student-advisor meeting) K1012A
Thu Dec 1 noon Benjamin Tanz , Jan Kabátek a.o. (student-advisor meeting) K1012A
Thu Dec 8 noon Kamlesh Kumar (student-advisor meeting) K1012A
Thu Dec 15 noon Yufeng Huang (student-advisor meeting) K1012A
Thu Dec 22 noon CANCELLED (but lunch available in K5 secretariat or pantry)  

 

Spring 2011

Day Date Time Chair Topic Room
Thu Jan 20 noon Tobias Klein Estimating Demand for Dutch Daily Newspapers K834
Thu Jan 27 noon Nan Yang Creative Destruction in a Dynamic Oligopolistic Market C187
Thu Feb 3 noon Benjamin Tanz E-commerce and Market Structure K834
Thu Feb 10 noon Yufeng Huang Market Alternative to Birth Control K1012A
Thu Feb 17 noon Gaurab Aryal (ANU) Identification of Contract Models with Multiple Attributes K1012A
Thu Feb 24 noon Baran Duzce Competition and Portfolio Selection in Mutual Funds Industry K1012A
Thu Mar 17 noon Jaap Abbring Games with Multivariate Hitting Times K1012A
Thu Mar 24 noon Nan Yang Endogenous Sunk Cost, Targeted Advertising, and Market Structure K1012A
Thu Apr 7 noon Benjamin Tanz Demand and Reputation in Online Auctions K1012A
Thu May 26 noon JanTilly Very Simple Markov-Perfect Industry Dynamics K1012A
Thu Jun 9 noon Nan Yang The Dutch Grocery Retail Industry Dynamics K1012A
Thu Jun 16 noon Lapo Filistrucchi Modeling Myopic Habits in Discrete Choice Models K1012A
Thu Jun 23 noon Tobias Klein Revealed Heterogeneous Preferences K1012A
Thu Jun 30 noon Catherine Schaumans Competition Between Belgian GPs - Simultaneous Entry and Revenue Model K1012A

 

Fall 2012

Day Date Time Speaker Title Details Contact
Wed Sept 5 4.00pm Liran Einav (Stanford) Moral Hazard in Health Insurance: How Important is Forward Looking Behavior? Econometrics Tobias Klein
Wed Sept 12 10.54am Tobias Klein (UCL) Discussion of Insulated Platform Competition by Alexander White and Glen Weyl TILEC IO Reading Group Tobias Klein
Wed Sept 12 4.00pm Adam Rosen (UCL) Simultaneous Equations Models for Discrete Outcomes: Coherence, Completeness, and Identification Econometrics Tobias Klein
Wed Sept 19 4.00pm Gautam Tripathi (Luxembourg) Nonparametric Estimation of Returns to Scale Econometrics Martin Salm
Wed Sept 24 4.00pm Frederic Vermeulen Sharing Rule Identification for General Collective Consumption Models Econometrics  
Wed Sept 28 1.00pm Jan Kabátek Iteration Capping for Discrete Choice Models Using E-M Algorithm GSS  
Wed Oct 3 4.00pm Eric French (Chicago Fed) The Effect of Disability Insurance Receipt on Labor Supply: A Dynamic Analysis Econometrics Jaap Abbring
Wed Nov 20 1:00pm Pablo d'Erasmo (Maryland) Quantitative Model of Banking Industry Dynamics Economics Workshop  
Tue Dec 18 all day Bart Bronnenberg, Jeff Campbell, JP Dubé, Frank Verboven a.o. Tinbergen-VU Workshop on Industrial Economics Tinbergen Institute Jaap Abbring

 

Spring 2012

Day Date Time Speaker Title Details Contact
Wed Feb 1 4.00pm Daniel Kemptner (DIW Berlin) Estimating Dynamic Discrete Choice Models with Unobserved Heterogeneity: The Advantage of Bayesian Procedures Econometrics Tobias Klein
Wed Feb 15 4.00pm Steffen Reinhold (Mannheim) The Relationship between Education and Smoking: Evidence from a Life-Cycle Model Econometrics Tobias Klein
Tue Mar 6 4.00pm Frederic Vermeulen Aggregation without the Aggravation? Nonparametric Analysis of the Representative Consumer Labor-Health (K834)  
Wed Mar 7 4.00pm Irene Botosaru (Toulouse) A Duration Model with Dynamic Unobserved Heterogeneity Econometrics Jaap Abbring
Wed Mar 13 1.00pm Ariel Pakes (Harvard) Dynamic Games with Asymmetric Information: A Framework for Empirical Work Faculty Jan Boone
Wed Mar 21 4.00pm Gregory Crawford (Warwick) CANCELLED Econometrics Jaap Abbring
Wed May 9 4:00pm Jörg Stoye (Cornell) Nonparametric Analysis of Random Utility Models Econometrics Frederic Vermeulen
Wed May 16 4.00pm David Rivers (Western Ontario) On the Identification of Production Functions: How Heterogeneous is Productivity? Econometrics Jaap Abbring

 

Fall 2011

Day Date Time Speaker Title Details Contact
Wed Sep 14 4.00pm Nan Yang (Tilburg) Creative Destruction in the Dutch Grocery Retail Industry Econometrics  
Wed Sept 28 4.00pm Frank Verboven (Leuven) Exclusive Dealing as an Entry Barrier; An Empirical Analysis of the Car Market Econometrics Tobias Klein
Wed Oct 12 4.00pm Erwann Sbai (Auckland) Electricity Spot Market Auctions: Estimation and Comparison Econometrics Jan Magnus
Wed Dec 14 4:00pm Alfred Galichon (Ecole Polytechnique) Inference on Surplus in Matching Markets and Personality Traits and the Marriage Market Econometrics Frederic Vermeulen and Laurens Cherchye

 

Spring 2011

Day Date Time Speaker Title Details Contact
Wed Jan 19 12.30-2pm Carlos Santos (Alicante) Sunk Costs of R&D, Trade and Productivity: The Mould Industry Case Marketing Bart Bronnenberg
Wed Feb 16 4.00pm Philipp Schmidt-Dengler (Mannheim) Government Policy and the Dynamics of Market Structure: Evidence from Criticaidence from Critical Access Hospitals Econometrics Tobias Klein
Wed Mar 2 4:00pm Dennis Kristensen (University College London ) Stochastic Demand and Revealed Preference Econometrics Frederic Vermeulen and Laurens Cherchye
Wed Mar 23 4.00pm Stephan Seiler (LSE) The Impact of Search Costs on Consumer Behaviour: A Dynamic Approach Econometrics Tobias Klein
Wed May 25 4.00pm Thierry Magnac (Toulouse School of Economics) Human Capital Investments and the Life Cycle Variance of Earnings Econometrics Tobias Klein
Wed Jun 1 10.45am, M1002 Catherine Schaumans (Tilburg University) Applications Based on "Entry and Competition in Differentiated Product Markets" - The Case of Belgian GPs TILEC Work in Progress  
Wed Jun 1 4.00pm Bernard Salanié (Columbia) Partner Choice and the Marital College Premium Econometrics Jaap Abbring
Wed Jun 22 12.30-2pm Matthew Gentzkow (Chicago Booth) Competition and Ideological Diversity: Historical Evidence from U.S. Newspapers Marketing Bart Bronnenberg

 

Fall 2010

Day Date Time Speaker Title Details Contact
Wed Sep 8 4.00pm Frederic Vermeulen (Tilburg) Married with Children: A Collective Labor Supply Model with Detailed Time Use and Intra-Household Expenditure Information Econometrics  
Fri Sept 10 12:30pm Elisabeth Honka (Chicago Booth) Quantifying Search and Switching Costs in the U.S. Auto Insurance Industry Marketing Bart Bronnenberg
Wed Oct 6 4.00pm Yuya Takahashi (University of Mannheim) Estimating a War of Attrition: The Case of the US Movie Theater Industry Econometrics Jaap Abbring
Wed Oct 13 4:00pm Jeremy Lise (University College London ) Matching, Sorting and Wages Econometrics Frederic Vermeulen and Laurens Cherchye
Thu Oct 14 11:30 am (NOTE TIME CHANGE!) in DZ003 Michael Anderson (University of California, Berkeley) TheEffect of Health Insurance Coverage on the Use of Medical Services Econometrics Tobias Klein
Wed Nov 10 4:00pm Aureo de Paula (University of Pennsylvania) Identification and Estimation of Preference Distributions when Voters are Ideological Econometrics Jaap Abbring
Wed Nov 17 4:00pm Ed Vytlacil (Yale University) Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of a Binary Choice Model of Loan Approval using only Approved Loans Econometrics Jaap Abbring
Wed Dec 8 1:00pm Lapo Filistrucchi (Tilburg University) Merger Simulation in a Two-Sided Market: The Case of the Dutch Daily Newspapers Economics Workshop  
Thu Dec 9 12:30pm in DZ 3 Andrew Ching (University of Toronto) Effects of Publicityon Demand: The Case of Anti-Cholesterol Drugs Marketing George Knox
Wed Dec 15 4:00pm Elie Tamer (Northwestern University) Sensitivity Analysis in a Likelihood model: A Partial Identification Approach Econometrics Jaap Abbring

 

Spring 2010

Day Date Time Speaker Title Details Contact
Wed Jan 20 4:00pm Jan Eeckhout (UPF/UPenn) Identifying Sorting- In Theory Econometrics Jaap Abbring
Wed Mar 17 4.00pm Jeffrey Campbell (FRB Chicago) The Financial Labor Supply Accelerator Econometrics Jaap Abbring
Wed Mar 24 11:45am (NOTE TIME CHANGE!) Jeremy Fox (Chicago) Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of Random Coefficients in Nonlinear Economic Models Marketing Bart Bronnenberg
Wed Mar 24 4:00pm Sonia Oreffice (Alicante) Fatter Attraction: Marital Status and the Relationship between BMIand Labor Supply Econometrics Frederic Vermeulen
Wed Apr 14 4:00pm Sergei Koulayev (Boston Fed) Estimating Demand in Online Search Markets, with Application to Hotel Bookings Econometrics Tobias Klein
Wed Apr 28 4.00pm Jaap Abbring (Tilburg) A Note on the Non-Parametric Identification of Generalized Accelerated Failure Time Models Econometrics Jaap Abbring
Wed May 12 4:00pm Chris Flinn (NYU) Household Choices and Child Development Econometrics Frederic Vermeulen
Wed May 26 4:00pm Ken Wolpin (UPenn) Aligning Learning Incentives: An Experiment in Mexican High Schools to Improve Mathematics Achievement Econometrics Frederic Vermeulen
Wed Jun 23 1:00pm Lapo Filistrucchi (Tilburg) Price Wars in Two-Sided Markets: The case of the UK Quality Newspapers Econ Workshop Lapo Filistrucchi
Wed Jun 23 4:00pm Ian Crawford (Oxford) Not Another Solution to the APC problem Econometrics Frederic Vermeulen

 

Fall 2009

Day Date Time Speaker Title Details Contact
Wed Sep 16 4:00pm Aviv Nevo (Northwestern) A SimpleModelof Demand Accumulation Econometrics Jaap Abbring
Tue Oct 6 1:00pm Ron Borkovsky (Toronto Rotham SoM) A User's Guide to Solving Dynamic Stochastic Games Using the Homotopy Method Economics Amrita Ray Chaudhuri
Fri Oct 9 4.15pm Jaap Abbring (Tilburg) Structural Duration Analysis (Inaugural lecture) Aula Jaap Abbring
Wed Oct 21 10:45am - noon Catherine Schaumans (Tilburg) Reading group on "Empirical Models of Entry and Market Structures" by Steven Berry and Peter Reiss TILEC Catherine Schaumans
Wed Oct 21 4:00pm Denis Nekipelov (Berkeley) Statistical Properties of Numerical Derivatives Econometrics Tobias Klein
Wed Nov 4 1:00pm Catherine Schaumans (Tilburg) Entry Threshold Ratios as a Measure of Competition: A Refinement Econ Workshop Catherine Schaumans
Mon Nov 23 noon - 2:00pm Bart Bronnenberg (Tilburg) and Che-Lin Su (Chicago Booth) The Evolution of Brand Preferences: Evidence from Consumer Packaged Goods and ML Estimation of Discrete Choice Games of Incomplete Information Room C 127; lunch provided Tobias Klein
Wed Dec 16 1:00pm (NOTE TIME CHANGE!) Geert Ridder (USC) Partial Identification and Confidence Intervals Econometrics ; lunch provided Jaap Abbring

 

2008/9

In 2008/09 , informal seminars were given by Jaap Abbring(EOR, Nov 18), Catherine Schaumans (ECO,Jan 27), Nan Yang (Tinbergen Institute/VU, May 19), Florian Maican (Gothenborg, May 25), and Mathilda Orth (Gothenborg, May 25). Also, Tobias Klein (EOR, Dec 2) and Lapo Filistrucchi (ECO, Mar 24) presented in readinggroups. Finally, a number of related formal seminars were organized by CentER.


2012/13

Jaap Abbring, Bart Bronnenberg and Tobias Klein will teach a double CentER field course in Empirical Industrial Organization for second-year Research Master and PhD students in business and economics with an interest in structural econometrics and computational economics, and their applications to empirical industrial organization and marketing:

Tobi taught Two-Sided Markets at the Competition and Innovation Summerschool in Turunç/Marmaris, Turkey

 

2011/12

Jaap, Bart, and Tobias taught a double CentER topics course in Empirical Industrial Organization for second-year Research Master and PhD students:

Lapo taught a related NAKE course, T11.19: Advanced Industrial Organization (Empirical)

Finally, Tobi taught Two-Sided Markets at the Competition and Innovation Summerschool in Turunç/Marmaris, Turkey

 

2010/11

Jaap, Bart, and Tobias taught a double CentER topics course in Empirical Industrial Organization for second-year Research Master and PhD students:

  • 230319: Theory-Based Econometric Models in Marketing
  • 230323: Topics in Empirical Industrial Organization

Jaap taught the latter course as SEIO11: Empirical Industrial Organization II

Lapo taught a related NAKE course, T10.19: Advanced Industrial Organization (Empirical)

Jaap gave to guest lectures on Structural Duration Analysis to PhD students at Yale University

On December 10, 13:30-15:30 in K834, Andrew Ching (University of Toronto) taught a 2h primer on Bayesian estimation

 

2009/10

Bart, Jaap, Tobi, Lapo, and Catherine Schaumans taught CentER Research Master courses:

  • 230319: Theory-Based Econometric Models in Marketing
  • 230323: Topics in Empirical Industrial Organization

Moreover, Lapo taught a related NAKE course, T09.19: Advanced Industrial Organization (Empirical)

Tobi taught Demand Estimation at the Competition and Innovation Summerschool in Turunç/Marmaris, Turkey

Finally, Jaap taught a course on Structural Duration Analysis in the Danish Graduate Program in Economics at the University of Aarhus (Denmark)

 

2008/09

Jaap taught a course on Dynamic Discrete Choice and Duration Analysis in the CIdE Summer School of Econometrics in Bertinoro (FC, Italy)

From December 9-11, 2008, Che-Lin Su (Chicago Booth) taught a minicourse on computational economics (sponsored by the EOR, ECO and MKT departments).