MEMBERS
Mitsuru Igami, Andraz Kavalar, Jinyoung Lee, Wilko Ziggy Schulz-Mahlendorf, Jiyeon Seo, Hisayuki Yoshimoto, and I
We keep the maximum number of active participants at 6.

RULES
Everybody has to read the paper of the week and participate in the discussion.

MEETING TIME
Tuesday afternoon since fall 2010
Friday afternoon since fall 2008
Thursday afternoon during summers

Uncategorized
(10/12/10) Przemyslaw Jeziorski, "Estimation of Cost Synergies from Mergers without Cost Data: Application to U.S. Radio," working paper, 2010
(09/27/10) Hellerstein and Villas-Boas, "Outsourcing and Pass-through," Journal of International Economics, 2010
(09/02/10) Ackerberg and Botticini, "Endogenous Matching and the Empirical Determinants of Contract Form," Journal of Political Economy, 2002
(08/26/10) Ackerberg and Crawford, "Estimating Price Elasticities in Differentiated Product Demand Models with Endogenous Characteristics," working paper, 2009
(08/19/10) Ackerberg and Rysman, "Unobserved Product Differentiation in Discrete-Choice Models: Estimating Price Elasticities and Welfare Effects," RAND Journal of Economics, 2005
(08/12/10) Bagwell and Staiger, "Delocation and Trade Agreements in Imperfectly Competitive Markets," working paper, 2009
(07/08/10) Robin Lee, "Competing Platforms," working paper, 2008
(04/02/10) Einav and Levin, "Empirical Industrial Organization: A Progress Report," Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2010
Angrist and Pischke, "The Credibility Revolution in Empirical Economics: How Better Research Design is Taking the Con out of Econometrics," Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2010
(02/26/10) John Asker, "A Study of the Internal Organisation of a Bidding Cartel," working paper, 2009
Guerre, Perrigne, and Vuong, "Optimal Nonparametric Estimation of First-Price Auctions," Econometrica, 2000
(02/19/10) Bajari, Hong, Krainer, and Nekipelov, "Estimating Static Models of Strategic Interactions," working paper, 2009
(01/15/10) John Sutton, "Market Structure: Theory and Evidence," Handbood of Industrial Organization, 2007

FUTHER DYNAMICS
(07/01/10) Minjung Park, "Advertising and Market Share Dynamics," working paper, 2008
(06/24/10) Aw, Roberts, and Xu, "R&D Investment, Exporting, and Productivity Dynamics," working paper, 2009
(06/17/10) Fershtman and Pakes, "Finite State Dynamic Games with Asymmetric Information: A Framework for Applied Work," working paper, 2009
(05/28/10) Joao Macieira, "A Dynamic Model of Innovation and Technological Competition in the Supercomputer Industry," working paper, 2009
(05/21/10) Gordon and Sun, "A Dynamic Structural Model of Addiction, Promotions, and Permanent Price Cuts," working paper, 2009
(04/30/10) Esteban and Shum, "Durable-goods Oligopoly with Secondary Markets: The Case of Automobiles," RAND Journal of Economics, 2007
(04/23/10) Christopher Conlon, "A Dynamic Model of Costs and Margins in the LCD TV Industry," job market paper, 2010
(04/16/10) Harikesh Nair, "Intertemporal Price Discrimination with Forward-Looking Consumers: Application to the US Market for Console Video-games," Quantitative Marketing and Economics, 2007

LEARNING, SEARCH AND SWITCHING
(05/07/10) Ellison and Ellison, "Search, Obfuscation, and Price Elasticities on the Internet," Econometrica, 2009
(04/09/10) Oleksandr Shcherbakov, "The Effect of Consumer Switching Costs on Market Power of Cable Television Providers," job market paper, 2009
(03/05/10) Jeffrey Prince, "Repeat Purchase amid Rapid Quality Improvement: Structural Estimation of Demand for Personal Computers," Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2008
(02/12/10) Matthew Osborne, "Consumer Learning, Switching Costs, and Heterogeneity: A Structural Examination," working paper, 2007
(02/05/10) Stephan Seiler, "A Dynamic Demand Model with Consideration Set Formation," working paper, 2009
(01/29/10) Alicia Barroso, "Advertising and Consumer Awareness of a New Product," working paper, 2008
(01/22/10) Daniel Ackerberg, "Advertising, Learning, and Consumer Choice in Experience Good Markets: An Empirial Examination," International Economic Review, 2003

VERTICAL RELATIONSHIPS
(12/24/09) Aliawadi, Bradlow, Draganska, Nijs, Rooderkerk, Sudhir, Wilbur and Zhang, "Empirical Models of Manufacturer-Retailer Interaction: A Review and Agenda for Future Research," Marketing Letters, 2010
(12/17/09) Julie Mortimer, "Vertical Contracts in the Video Rental Industry," Review of Economic Studies, 2008
(12/10/09) Draganska, Klapper, and Villas-Boas, "A Large Slice or a Large Pie? An Empirical Investigation of Bargaining Power in the Distribution Channel," Marketing Science, 2010
(12/04/09) Crawford and Yurukoglu, "The Welfare Effects of Bundling in Multi-Channel Television Markets," working paper, 2008
(11/25/09) Hortacsu and Syverson, "Cementing Relationships: Vertical Integration, Foreclosure, Productivity, and Prices," Journal of Political Economy, 2007
(11/18/09) John Asker, "Diagnosing Foreclosure due to Exclusive Dealing," working paper, 2005
(11/09/09) Sofia Berto Villas-Boas, "Vertical Relationships between Manufacturers and Retailers: Inference with Limited Data," Review of Economic Studies , 2007

DYNAMIC NON-PERFECT COMPETITION
(11/06/09) Benkard, "A Dynamic Analysis of the Market for Wide-Bodied Commercial Aircraft," Review of Economic Studies , 2004
(10/30/09) Goettler and Gordon, "Does AMD Spur Intel to Innovate More?," working paper, 2009
(10/23/09) Guatam Gowrisankaran, "A Dynamic Model of Endogenous Horizontal Mergers," RAND Journal of Economics, 1999
(10/16/09) Daniel Yi Xu, "A Structural Empirical Model of R&D, Firm Heterogeneity, and Industry Evolution," working paper, 2008
(10/09/09) Weintraub, Benkard, and Van Roy, "Computational Methods for Oblivious Equilibrium," working paper, 2009
Weintraub, Benkard, and Van Roy, "Markov Perfect Industry Dynamics with Many Firms," Econometrica, 2008
(10/02/09) Doraszelski and Judd, "Avoiding the Curse of Dimensionality in Dynamic Stochastic Games," working paper, 2010
Doraszelski and Judd, "Avoiding the Curse of Dimensionality in Dynamic Stochastic Games - Online Appendix," working paper, 2010
(09/22/09) Berry and Tamer, "Identification in Models of Oligopoly Entry," working paper, 2006

MOMENT INEQUALITIES
(09/15/09) Pakes, Porter, Ho and Ishii, the same paper as below
(09/08/09) Thomas Holmes, "The Diffusion of Wal-Mart and Economies of Density," working paper, 2009
(08/25/09) Joy Ishii, "Compatibility, Competition, and Investment in Network Industries: ATM Networks in the Banking Industry," working paper, 2005 (unavailable latest version is 2008)
(08/18/09) Katherine Ho, "The Welfare Effects of Restricted Hospital Choice in the US Medical Care Market," Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2006
(08/11/09) Katherine Ho, "Insurer-Provider Networks in the Medical Care Market," American Economic Review, 2009
(08/04/09) Pakes, Porter, Ho and Ishii, "Moment Inequalities and Their Application," working paper, 2006
Pakes, Porter, Ho and Ishii, Technical Appendix to "Moment Inequalities and Their Application," working paper, 2006

ESTIMATION METHOD
(07/28/09) Bajari and Benkard, "Demand Estimation with Heterogeneous Consumers and Unobserved Product Characteristics: A Hedonic Approach," ,
(05/22/09) Dube, Fox and Su, "Improving the Numerical Performance of BLP Static and Dynamic Discrete Choice Random Coefficients Demand Estimation," working paper, 2009
(03/13/09) Daniel Ackerberg, "A New Use of Importance Sampling to Reduce Computational Burden in Simulation Estimation," working paper, 2001

NETWORKS AND EXTERNALITIES
(07/21/09) Philipp Schmidt-Dengler, "The Timing of New Technology Adoption: The Case of MRI," working paper, 2006
(07/14/09) Ackerberg and Gowrisankaran, "Quantifying Equilibrium Network Externalities in the ACH Banking Industry," RAND Journal of Economics, 2006
(07/07/09) Ryan and Tucker, "Heterogeneity and the Dynamics of Technology Adoption," working paper, 2008
(06/30/09) Gandal, Kende and Rob, "The Dynamics of Technological Adoption in Hardware/Software Systems: The Case of Compact Disc Players," RAND Journal of Economics, 2000
(06/23/09) Goolsbee and Klenow, "Evidence on Learning and Network Externalities in the Diffusion of Home Computers," Journal of Law and Economics, 2002
(06/12/09) Marc Rysman, "Competition between Networks: A Study of the Market for Yellow Pages," Review of Economic Studies, 2004

MARKET POWER ESTIMATION
(06/05/09) Daniel Sullivan, "Testing Hypotheses about Firm Behavior in the Cigarette Industry," Journal of Political Economy, 1985
(05/29/09) Robert Porter, "A Study of Cartel Stability: The Joint Executive Committee, 1880-1886," Bell Journal of Economics, 1983
(05/15/09) Nicolas de Roos, "A Model of Collusion Timing," International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2004
(05/08/09) Fershtman and Pakes, "A Dynamic Oligopoly with Collusion and Price Wars," RAND Journal of Economics, 2000
(05/01/09) Kenneth Corts, "Conduct Parameters and the Measurement of Market Power," Journal of Econometrics, 1999
Lawrence Lau, "On Identifying the Degree of Competitiveness from Industry Price and Output Data," Economic Letters, 1982
Timothy Bresnahan, "The Oligopoly Solution Concept Is Identified," Economic Letters, 1982

PRODUCT DIFFERENTIATION MODEL
(04/24/09) Andrew Sweeting, "Dynamic Product Repositioning in Differentiated Product Industries: The Case of Format Switching in the Commercial Radio Industry," working paper, 2007
(04/17/09) Connan Snider, "Predatory Incentives and Predation Policy: The American Airlines Case," working paper, 2008
(04/10/09) Robin Lee, the same paper
(04/03/09) Robin Lee, "Vertical Integration and Exclusivity in Platform and Two-Sided Markets," working paper, 2009
(03/06/09) Pasquale Schiraldi, "Automobile Replacement: a Dynamic Structural Approach," working paper, 2008
(02/27/09) Gowrisankaran and Rysman, "Dynamics of Consumer Demand for New Durable Goods," working paper, 2009
(02/20/09) Berry, Levinsohn and Pakes, "Differentiated Products Demand Systems from a Combination of Micro and Macro Data: The New Car Market," Journal of Political Economy, 2004
(02/13/09) Goolsbee and Petrin, "The Consumer Gains from Direct Broadcast Satellites and the Competition with Cable TV," Econometrica, 2004
(02/06/09) Amil Petrin, Quantifying the Benefits of New Products: The Case of the Minivan," Journal of Political Economy, 2002
(01/30/09) Aviv Nevo, "Measuring Market Power in the Ready-to-Eat Cereal Industry," Econometrica, 2001
(01/23/09) Aviv Nevo, "A Practitioner's Guide to Estimation of Random-Coefficients Logit Models of Demand," Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2000
(01/16/09) Steve Berry, "Estimating Discrete-Choice Models of Product Differentiation," RAND Journal of Economics, 1994

PRODUCTION FUNCTION ESTIMATION
(01/09/09) Ackerberg, Caves and Frazer, "Structural Identification of Production Functions," working paper, 2006
(12/05/08) Levinsohn and Petrin , "Estimating Production Functions Using Inputs to Control for Unobservables," Review of Economic Studies, 2003
(11/21/08) Olley and Pakes, "The Dynamics of Productivity in the Telecommunications Equipment Industry," Econometrica, 1996

DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING
(11/14/08) Su and Judd, "Constrained Optimization Approaches to Estimation of Structural Models," working paper, 2008
(11/07/08) Pakes, Ostrovskky, and Berry, "Simple Estimators for the Parameters of Discrete Dynamic Games (with entry/exit examples)," RAND Journal of Economics, 2007
(10/31/08) Pesendorfer and Schmidt-Dengler, "Asymptotic Least Squares Estimators for Dynamic Games," Review of Economic Studies, 2008
(10/24/08) Allan Collard-Wexler, "Demand Fluctuations and Plant Turnover in the Ready-Mix Concrete Industry," working paper, 2006
(10/17/08) Aguirregabiria and Mira, "Sequential Estimation of Dynamic Discrete Games," Econometrica, 2007
(10/10/08) Bajari, Benkard and Levin, "Estimating Dynamic Models of Imperfect Competition," Econometrica, 2007
(10/03/08) Stephen Ryan, "The Costs of Environmental Regulation in a Concentrated Industry," working paper, 2006
(09/26/08) Emi Nakamura, "Accounting for Incomplete Pass-Through," working paper, 2007
(09/18/08) Victor Aguirregabiria, "The Dynamics of Markups and Inventories in Retailing Firms," Review of Economic Studies, 1999
(09/11/08) Hendel and Nevo, the same paper
(09/04/08) Hendel and Nevo, "Measuring the Implications of Sales and Consumer Inventory Behavior," Econometrica, 2006
(08/28/08) Eckstein and Wolpin, "The Specification and Estimation of Dynamic Stochastic Discrete Choice Models: A Survey," Journal of Human Resources, 1989

ENTRY AND EXIT
(08/22/08) Katja Seim, "An Empirical Model of Firm Entry with Endogenous Product-Type Choices," RAND Journal of Economics, 2006
(08/14/08) Steven Berry, "Estimation of a Model of Entry in the Airline Industry," Econometrica, 1992
(08/07/08) Bresnahan and Reiss, "Entry and Competition in Concentrated Markets," Journal of Political Economy, 1991
(08/01/08) Michael Mazzeo, "Product Choice and Oligopoly Market Structure," RAND Journal of Economics, 2002