Economic Workshop at IDC/TAU 9 – 10.7.2017

10 ביולי 2017, 9:00 
בניין בית הספר לכלכלה, 101 
 Economic Workshop at IDC/TAU 9 – 10.7.2017

Tiomkin School of Economics and Berglas School of Economics

cordially invite you to the

 Economic Workshop at IDC & TAU 

Sunday – Monday, July 9th-10th 2017

Please RSVP here >>

IO Workshop at IDC, Sunday, July 9th 2017

Mivtach Shamir Holdings LTD. (A316), Arison-Lauder Building, IDC Herzliya

Reception

9:30              

Aviv Nevo, "The Tragedy of the Last Mile: Congestion Externalities in Broadband Networks"

(with Jacob B. Malone and Jonathan W. Williams)

10:00 

 

Neil Gandal, Tel-Aviv University

Discussant:

Coffee Break

 

Ariel Pakes, "Empirical Tools and Competition Analysis: Past Progress and Current Problems"

11:15             

David Genesove, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Discussant:

Lunch

12:30

Gautam Gowrisankaran, "Salience, Myopia, and Complex Dynamic Incentives: Evidence from

Medicare Part D" (with Christina M. Dalton and Robert Town)

13:30     

Itai Ater, Tel-Aviv University

Discussant:

Coffee Break

 

Chaim Fershtman, "The Competitive Effects of Information Sharing" (with John Asker, Jihye Jeon, and Ariel Pakes)

14:45     

Gautam Gowrisankaran, University of Arizona

Discussant:

Coffee Break

 

Alon Eizenberg, "Structure, Conduct, and Contact: noncompetitive Behavior in Closely-Related Markets" (with Dalia Shilian)

16:00     

Jorge Alé Chilet, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Discussant:

"The Role of Empirical Analysis for Antitrust Practice"

PANEL*:

Gathering

17:30

Keynote lecture: Ms. Michal Halperin (Adv.), Israel Antitrust Authority, Director-General

Open discussion moderated by Prof. Zvi Eckstein, IDC Herzliya

Prof. Aviv Nevo, University of Pennsylvania
Prof. Ariel Pakes, Harvard University
Dr. Yair Eilat, Chief Economist, Israel Antitrust Authority
Dr. David Tadmor (Adv.),Co-Chairman and Co-Managing Partner, Tadmor & Co.Yuval Levy & Co.

18:00

   

Macro Workshop at TAU, Monday, July 10th 2017 

The Fred and Jetty Strauss Conference Room (101),Berglas Building, TAU, Tel-Aviv

 

Reception

8:30 

Matteo Maggiori, "Unpacking Global Capital Flows" (with Brent Neiman and Jesse Schreger)

9:00              

Luigi Bocola, Northwestern University

Discussant:

Coffee Break

 

Luigi Bocola, "Financial Crises and Lending of Last Resort in Open Economies" (with Guido  Lorenzoni)

10:15              

Assaf Razin, Tel-Aviv University

Discussant:

Coffee Break

 

Benjamin Johannsen, "On the Empirical Determinants of Nominal Exchange Rates." (with  Martin Eichenbaum and Sergio Rebelo) 

11:30   

Zvi Hercowitz, IDC Herzliya

Discussant:

Lunch

12:45

Alex Cukierman, "Forex intervention and reserve management in Switzerland and Israel since the financial crisis: Comparison and policy lessons"

13:45             

Amit Friedman, BOI

Discussant:

Coffee Break

 

Keynote address:

Elhanan Helpman, "Growth, Trade, and Inequality" (with Gene Grossman)

15:00

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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