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Thursday, September 1, 2011

DOJ EAG Fall Seminar Series 2011 Schedule

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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.




Sept 13

(Tues 2-3:30)

Steve Salop


"Gauging Parallel Accommodating Conduct Concerns with the CPPI," with S. Moresi, D. Reitman, and Y. Sarafidis

Sept 20

 (Tues 2-3:30)

Sheldon Kimmel


“The Illusion of Anticompetitive Behavior Created by 100 Years of Misleading Farm Statistics

Sept 26

(Mon 2-3:30)

Cuihong Li


“Sourcing from Supplier Effort and Competition”

Oct. 4

(Tues 2-3:30)

Mitsu Nishida

Johns Hopkins

“Estimating a Model of Strategic Network Choice: The Convenience-Store Industry in Okinawa”

Oct. 11

(Tues 2-3:30)

Hans Normann


“Explicit vs. Tacit Collusion -- The Impact of Communication in Oligopoly Experiments,” with M. Fonseca

Oct. 18

(Tues 2-3:30)

Todd Zywicki


“Credit Cards and Bankruptcy”

Oct. 25

(Tues 2-3:30)

Malcolm Coate


“The use of Natural Experiments in Merger Analysis”

Nov. 1

(Tues 2-3:30)

Bill Nye


“Some New Data About the Impact of U.S. Antidumping Duties on the Price of U.S. Imports”

Nov. 7

(Mon 2-3:30)

Steve Puller

Texas A&M

"Power to Choose: An Analysis of Consumer Behavior in the Texas Retail Electricity Market," w. A. Hortaçsu and S.A. Madanizadeh

Nov. 15

(Tues 2-3:30)

Panle Jia


“The Cost of Free Entry: An Empirical Study of Real Estate Agents in Greater Boston,” with Parag Pathak

Nov. 29

(Tues 2-3:30)

Joe Harrington

Johns Hopkins


Dec. 6

 (Tues 2-3:30)

Leemore Dafny


“Competition in Quality: A Case Study of Dialysis Clinics,” with D. Cutler and Ch. Ody

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.

For more information or to arrange attendance, contact Thomas Jeitschko at 202-532-4826 or send e-mail to or

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