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Levin College of Law

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

DOJ Economic Analysis Group (EAG) Spring 2011 Seminar Series

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

Economics Seminars

The Economic Analysis Group (EAG) presents a seminar series to advance recent economic analyses in the fields of industrial organization, antitrust, and applied microeconomics. Schedules are organized in the spring and fall.

Location: Seminars take place in the Liberty Square Building at 450 Fifth Street NW. The closest Metro stop is Gallery Place/Chinatown.
Time: Seminars take place 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesdays unless otherwise noted.
Attendance: Seminars are free and open to the public, but prior arrangements must be made in order to pass through building security.
Contact: For more information or to arrange attendance, contact Thomas Jeitschko at 202-532-4826 or send e-mail to or
Date Speaker Topic
March 8 David Ridley
Duke, Bus.
"Pricing Strategy under Inflation Constraints"
March 15 Ginger Jin
UMD, Econ.
"The imperfection of human inspectors: lessons from Florida restaurant inspections" (with Jungmin Lee, Sogang University & IZA)
March 22 Tracy Lewis
Duke, Bus.
"Default Rights & Efficient Long Term Contracts with Private Information"
March 29

Bob Marshall
Penn State

“Coordinated Effects in the 2010 Horizontal Merger Guidelines,” (with Wayne-Roy Gayle, Leslie Marx and Jean-Francois Richard)
April 5 Sergei Koulayev
Boston College
"Explaining adoption and use of payment instruments by US consumers"
April 13
Neil Gandal
Tel-Aviv University
"Ain't it "Suite?" Bundling in the PC Office Software Market"
(with Sarit Markovich and Michael Riordan)
April 19 Albert Ma
Boston University
"Public Report, Price, and Quality"
April 26 Pete Kyle
UMD, Fin.
"Reforming the OTC Derivatives Market"
May 3
Jeremy Verlinda
"Flexible Estimation in the Presence of Interval Regressors"
May 17 Mara Lederman
Toronto, Econ.
"Do Firms Game Quality Ratings? Evidence from the Mandatory Disclosure of Airline On-Time Performance"
May 24 Sean Chu
"A Dynamic Model of Mortgage Default and Prepayment,"
(with Pat Bajari, Denis Nekipelov and Minjung Park)
May 31 Eric Emch
"What is the full impact of entry? Measuring incumbent price responses to actual and potential LCC entry in airline markets"
June 8
Lars-Hendrik Röller
President of ESMT and former Chief Competition Economist of the European Commission
"Challenges in EU Competition Policy"

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