‘Econometrics Meets Theory’

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About this event:

Created by Isabelle Perrigne

NYU Stern School of Business, Room UC25, Tisch Hall, 40 W. 4th St, New York

April 7th and 8th, 2017 

New York University 

NYU Stern School of Business

Room UC25, Tisch Hall 

40 W. 4th St, New York

This event is sponsored by the Center for Research on Applied and Theoretical Econometrics (CRATE, New York University), Rice University and New York University. Facilities have been generously made available by NYU Stern School of Business.

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Friday April 7th

8:30am: Breakfast

8:50am: Introductory Remarks by the organizers Alfred Galichon (NYU),
Isabelle Perrigne (Rice University) and Quang Vuong (NYU)

9:00-12:00: Session on Networks, Chair: Douglas Gale (NYU)

Rakesh Vohra (University of Pennsylvania)
“Network Formation and Systemic Risk” with Selman Erol (MIT)
Discussant: Nicolas Lambert (Stanford University)

Shuyang Sheng (UCLA)
“Estimation of Large Network Formation Games” with Geert Ridder (USC)
Discussant: Haiqing Xu (UT Austin)

Mihai Manea (MIT)
“Information Resale in Networks”
Discussant: Erik Madsen (NYU)
12:00-1:00pm: Lunch

1:00-3:00: Session on Demand I, Chair: Luis Cabral (NYU)

Nikhil Agarwal (MIT)
“Demand Analysis Using Strategic Reports: An Application to
a School Choice Mechanism” with Paulo Somaini (Stanford University)
Discussant: Jeremy Fox (Rice University)

Robin Lee (Harvard University)
“The Welfare Effects of Vertical Integration in Multichannel Television”
with Gregory Crawford (University of Zurich), Michael Whinston (MIT) and Ali Yurukoglu (Stanford University)
Discussant: John Lazarev (NYU)

3:00pm-3:30pm: Coffee Break

3:30pm-5:30pm: Session on Demand II, Chair: Christopher Conlon (NYU)

Geert Ridder (USC)
“Semiparametric M Estimators for General Dynamic Programming Discrete Choice Models with Continuous State Variables,” with Cheng
Chou (University of Leicester)
Discussant: Victor Aguirregabiria (University of Toronto)

Matt Shum (Caltech)
“Yogurts Choose Consumers: The Identification of Discrete Choice Models via Two-Sided Matching,” with Odran Bonnet (Sciences Po Paris) and Alfred Galichon (NYU)Discussant: Ariel Pakes (Harvard University)
7:00pm: Dinner Upon Invitation

Saturday April 8th

8:30am: Breakfast

9:00-12:00: Session on Contracts, Chair: Alessandro Lizerri (NYU)

Robert Miller (Carnegie Mellon)
“Interlocked Incentives and Inside Board Members: An Empirical
Analysis” with George-Levy Gayle (Washington St Louis) and
Limor Golan (Washington St Louis)
Discussant: Bernard Salanié (Columbia University)

Amit Gandhi (University of Wisconsin Madison)
“From Aggregate Betting Data to Individual Risk Preferences” with
Pierre-André Chiappori (Columbia University),
Bernard Salanié (Columbia University) and Francois Salanié (Toulouse School of Economics)
Discussant: Gaurab Aryal (University of Virginia)

Sylvain Chassang (NYU)
“Missing Bids” with Kei Kawai (UC Berkeley) and Jan Ortner (Boston University)
Discussant: Vijay Krishna (Pennsylvania State University)
12:00pm-1:00pm: Lunch

1:00-3:00: Session on Matching I, Chair: Konrad Menzel (NYU)

Atila Abdulkadiroglu (Duke University)
“Research Design Meets Market Design” with Joshua Angrist (MIT),
Yusuke Narita (Yale University) and Parag Pathak (MIT)
Discussant: Yinhua He (Rice University)

Yusuke Narita (Yale University)
“Match or Mismatch: Learning and Inertia in School Choice”
Discussant: Adam Kapor (Columbia University)

3:00pm-3:30pm: Coffee Break

3:30-5:30: Session on Matching II, Chair: Tim Christensen (NYU)

Christopher Flinn (NYU)
“Firm Choice of Wage-Setting Protocols inthe Presence of Minimum Wages” with James Mabli (Mathematica Policy Research) and Joseph Mullins (University of Western Ontario)
Discussant: Petra Todd (University of Pennsylvania)

Yeon-Koo Che (Columbia University)
“Strategic Mistakes: Implications for Market Design Research” with Georgy Artemov (University of Melbourne) and Yinghua He (Rice University)
Discussant: Marek Pycia (UCLA)