School Programme

Thirteenth CEPR/JIE School on Applied Industrial Organization

Generously sponsored by Economists

London; 18-21 May 2016

CILIP, 7 Ridgmount Street, London, WC1E 7AE​

Wednesday 18 May



10:00-10:30 Registration and coffee
Session 1: Moral Hazard and Quality Disclosure
Chair: Sofronis Clerides (University of Cyprus & CEPR)

Measuring moral hazard using insurance panel data
*Juha Tolvanen (Princeton University)

Discussant: Paul Scott (Toulouse School of Economics)


Competitive pricing and quality disclosure to cursed consumers
*Alessandro Ispano (CREST) and Peter Schwardmann (University of Munich)

Discussant: Regis Renault (Université de Cergy-Pontoise)

12:10-12:30 Coffee
Session 2: Political Connections and Inertia

Political Connections and Market Structure
*Camilla Roncorini (Yale University) and Lorenzo Magnolfi (Yale University)

Discussant: Howard Smith (University of Oxford)


Quantifying Inertia in Retail Deposit Markets
*Florian Deuflhard (Goethe University)

Discussant: Francesco Decarolis​ (Boston University)

14:10-15:40 Lunch
Session 3: Gradualism and Forum Shopping

Building Relationships: Gradual Collusion in Retail Pharmacies
*Jorge Alé Chilet (The Hebrew University)

Discussant: Frode Steen (Norwegian School of Economics) 


What to Buy When Forum Shopping? Analyzing Court Selection in Patent Litigation
*Fabian Gaessler (Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition) 

Discussant: Rosa Ferrer (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

19:00 School Dinner