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Saturday

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 AckerbergUCLA

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 EricsonEast 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