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In recent years, economists have started applying the tools of industrial organization to an ever-growing set of industries. This conference showcased how the IO canonical concepts of demand, supply, imperfect competition, and strategic interactions can be applied to a broad set of general markets and economic questions, such as housing markets, school competition, environmental regulation, and health care.

Agenda

Thursday, September 22, 2022
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - 9:05 am
Opening Remarks
HEALTH SESSION

Session Chair: Pietro Tebaldi, Columbia University

9:05 am - 9:50 am
Contracting Over Rebates: Formulary Design and Pharmaceutical Spending
Kate Ho, Princeton University
9:55 am - 10:40 am
Multidimensional Screening and Menu Design in Health Insurance Markets

Amanda Starc, Northwestern University

10:45 am - 11:30 am
Demand Analysis under Latent Choice Constraints.
Paulo Somaini, Stanford University
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Lunch
PUBLIC POLICY SESSION

Session Chair: Ben Vatter, Stanford University

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Frictions in Mortgage Refinancing: Evidence from Chile

Gaston Illanes, Northwestern University

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
Market Structure and Political Influence in the Auto Retail Industry

Cailin Slattery, University of California, Berkeley

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Break
ENVIRONMENTAL SESSION

Session Chair: Nano Barahona, University of California, Berkeley

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Conservation Priorities and Environmental Offsets: Markets for Florida Wetlands

University of California, Los Angeles

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Attribute-based Subsidies and Market Power: an Application to Electric Vehicles

Panle Jia Barwick, University of Wisconsin, Madison

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Break
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Keynote Discussion: From IO to IO+: How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Headed?

Steve Berry, Yale University

Liran Einav, Stanford University

6:45 pm
Dinner
Friday, September 23, 2022
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Continental Breakfast
EDUCATION SESSION

Session Chair: Michael Dinerstein, University of Chicago

9:00 am - 9:45 am
Charter School Practices and Student Selection: An Equilibrium Analysis

Dennis Epple, Carnegie Mellon University

9:50 am - 10:35 am
Crowding in Private Quality: The Equilibrium Effects of Public Spending in Education

Natalie Bau, University of California, Los Angeles

10:40 am - 11:25 am
Measuring the Welfare Gains from Cardinal-Preference Mechanisms in School Choice
Jeremy Fox, Rice University
11:25 am - 1:00 pm
Lunch
URBAN SESSION

Session Chair: Juan Camilo Castillo, University of Pennsylvania

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Sea Level Rise and Urban Adaptation in Jakarta

Allan Hsiao, Princeton University

1:50 pm - 2:35 pm
Port Disruptions

Myrto Kalouptsidi, Harvard University

2:40 pm - 3:25 pm
Can Usage-Based Pricing Reduce Congestion?

Shoshana Vasserman, Stanford University

3:25 pm
Conference Concludes