2009 CAPCP Conference on Auctions and Procurements
Penn Stater Conference Center
Saturday, March 28, 2009
7:15 - 8:15 a.m. Buffet breakfast in Senate Suites - Main Level
All sessions to be held in room 207
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Morning Session Chair: Vijay Krishna, Pennsylvania State University
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Steven Berry, Yale University
"Nonparametric Identification of Multinomial Choice Demand Models with Heterogeneous Consumers"
Discussant: Stephen Ryan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jeroen Swinkels, Washington University in St. Louis
"On the Analysis of Asymmetric First Price Auctions"
Discussant: Bernard Lebrun, York University
10:30 -11:00 a.m. Break
11:00a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Frank Wolak, Stanford University
"How Do Firms Exercise Unilateral Market Power?
Evidence from a Bid-Based Wholesale Electricity Market"
Discussant: Daniel Ackerberg, UCLA
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Buffet lunch in Senate Suites - Main Level
Afternoon Session Chair: James Tybout, Pennsylvania State University
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Victor Aguirregabiria, University of Toronto
"A Dynamic Oligopoly Game of the US Airline Industry: Estimation and Policy Experiments"
Discussant: Daniel Xu, New York University
Lanier Benkard, Stanford University
"Simulating the Dynamic Effects of Horizontal Mergers: U.S. Airlines "
Discussant: Allan Collard-Wexler, NYU - Stern School of Business
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Break
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
CRIFES Roundtable: Energy Security
Andrey Vavilov, Institute for Financial Studies
Richard Ericson, East Carolina University
Clifford Gaddy, Brookings Institution
Evening events will be held at Beaver Stadium - Presidential Suites
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Reception
7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Dinner
Bus service will be provided for event at Beaver Stadium