Fall 2020

Seminars will be held on Mondays from 10 am – 11:30 am via Zoom.

August 31

Scott Kaplan (UC Berkeley)

Entertainment Utility from Suspense, Surprise, and

September 14

Sameer Srivastava (UC Berkeley)

Doing Organizational Identity:
Performative Atypicality and Earnings Surprises
September 21

Harry Zihao Zhou (UC Berkeley)

On the Design of Referral Programmes

September 28

Taly Reich (Yale University)

Valuable Mistakes

October 5

Gustavo Manso (UC Berkeley)

Recommendations with Feedback

October 12 Pantelis Loupos  (UC Davis)

Joint with OITM

Starting Cold: The Power of Social Networks in

Predicting Customer Behavior in Peer-to-Peer Digital Platform

October 19

Simone Marinesi (University of Pennslyvania)

Joint with OITM

Rethinking Crowdfunding Platform Design:

Mechanisms to Deter Misconduct and Improve Efficiency

October 26 Abigail Sussman (University of Chicago)

When Shrouding Prices Signals Transparency:

A Preference for Costly Disclosures

November 2 Pinar Yildrim (University of Pennslyvania)

Automation, Career Values, and Political Preferences

November 9 Angela Y Lee (Northwestern University)

Feeling Right vs. Doing the Right Thing:

The Impact of Regulatory Fit on Moral Behavior

November 16 Jidong Zhou (Yale University)

Consumer Information and the Limits to Competition

November 23 Dmitry Taubinsky (UC Berkeley)

Who Chooses Commitment?

Evidence and Welfare Implications

November 30 Amin Sayedi (University of Washington)

First-price Auctions in Online Display Advertising

December 7 Anna Elizabeth Tuchman (Northwestern University)

Generalizable and Robust TV Advertising Effects

Spring 2020

Seminars will be held on Mondays from 10 am – 11:30 am in C330 Haas.

January 27

Kanishka Misra (UCSD)

Deep learning choice models: integrating theory with articial intelligence


February 3

Wes hartman (Stanford)

Preference Externality Estimators:
A Comparison of Border Approaches and IVs


February 24

Luca Cian (University of Virginia, Darden)

Word-of-Machine” (WOM):

Artificial Intelligence Recommenders Shift Hedonic

and Utilitarian Trade-offs Across the Consumer Journey

March 2

Harikesh Nair (Stanford)

Parallel Experimentation in a Competitive Advertising Marketplace

March 9

Jayson Jia (University of Hong Kong)

A human mobility paradigm for risk and behavior research:

The case of COVID-19 epidemic in China

March 16 Oleg Urminsky (University of Chicago, Booth)
March 30

Yufeng Huang (University of Rochester, Simon)

April 6 Sameer Srivastava (University of California, Berkeley)
April 13 Martin Spann (University of Munich)
April 20 Hengchen Dai (UCLA)
April 27 Laura Doval (California Institute of Technology)
May 4 Avi Goldfarb (University of Toronto, Rotman)

Fall 2019

Seminars will be held on Mondays from 11 am – 12:30 pm in C325 Haas.

September 9 Kwabena Donkor (UC Berkeley)

“The Psychic and Cognitive Costs of Tipping”

September 16 Xin Chen (UC Berkeley, Haas)

“Social Promotional Strategies and Consumer Choice: Evidence from an Online Field Experiment”

September 23 Rachel Gershon (UCSD)

“Why Prosocial Referral Incentives Work:

The Interplay of Reputational Benefits and Action Costs”

September 26 Joshua Lewis  (University of Pennslyvania)
October 7 Rhia Catapano  (Stanford)
October 14 Qi Pan  (University of Pennslyvania)
October 21 Weichen Yan   (New York University)
October 28 Ilya Morozov  (Stanford)
October 31 Gaston Illanes   Assistant Professor, Economics (Northwestern University)
November 4 Marissa Sharif   Assistant Professor, Marketing (University of Pennslyvania)
November 18 Robert Zeithammer (UCLA)
November 25 Michael Choi (UC Irvine)
December 2 Celia Gaertig (Booth)
December 9 Michael Platt (University of Pennslyvania)

Spring 2019

Seminars will be held on Mondays from 11 am – 12:30 pm in C320 Haas.

January 28 Dana Carney (UC Berkeley, Haas)
February 4 Ryan Webb (University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management)
February 11 Szu-chi Huang (Stanford Graduate School of Business)
February 25 Lisa Bolton (Penn State)
March 4 David Broockman (Stanford Graduate School of Business)
March 11 Jiwoong Shin (Yale School of Management)
“Targeted Advertising: How Do Consumers Make Inferences?”
March 18 Isabelle Perrigne (Rice University)
“Estimating Models of Entry and Differentiated Products”
April 1 Hugo Hopenhayn (UCLA)
April 8 Melanie Brucks (Stanford Graduate School of Business)
April 15 Matt Shum (Caltech)
“Split Second Decision Making in the Field: Response Times in Mobile Advertising”
April 22 Sanjog Misra (University of Chicago, Booth School of Business)
“Deep Neural Networks for Estimation and Inference: Application to Causal Effects and Other Semiparametric Estimands”
April 29 Paul Ellickson (University of Rochester, Simon Business School)
“Measuring Competition in Spatial Retail”
May 6 Heski Bar-Isaac (University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management)
“Vertical Information Restraints: Pro- and Anti-Competitive Impacts of Minimum Advertised Price Restrictions”

Fall 2018

August 27 Michael O’Donnell (UC Berkeley)
“Preference Reversals in Willingness to Pay and Choice”
September 10 Eddie Ning (UC Berkeley)
September 17 Avner Shlain (UC Berkeley)
September 24 Brad Larsen (Standford Department of Economics)
October 1 Miklos Sarvary (Columbia Business School)
October 8 Ian Krajbich (Ohio State, Psychology Department)
October 15 Zhihao Zhang (UC Berkeley)
October 22 Stephanie Tully (University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business)
October 29
Oeystein Daljord
(University of Chicago, Booth School of Business)
November 5 Joachim Vosgerau (Bocconi University, Marketing Department)
November 19 Kinshuk Jerath (Columbia Business School)
November 26 Jeffry Simpson (University of Minnesota, Psychology Department)
December 3 Hema Yoganarasimhan (University of Washington, Foster School of Business)



Spring 2018

January 29 Don Moore (Haas School of Business, Management of Organizations)
The Epistemology of Overconfidence: On the Difficulty of Being Both Wrong and Knowing It
February 12 Sarah Moshary (Penn Economics)
“Market Structure and Product Variety: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Liquor Licensure “
February 26 Ming Hsu (Haas School of Business, Marketing)
“Understanding Human Sociality: From Brain to Behavior to Society “
March 5 Rabah Amir (The University of Iowa)
“On Oligopoly with Positive Network Effects “
March 19 Alex Rees-Jones (Wharton)

“A Tax Law is a Nudge “

April 2 Yiangos Papanastaseou ( Haas School of Business, Operations and Information Technology Management)

“Fake News Propagation and Detection”

April 9 Jeff Sherman (UC Davis)

“Category and Context Differentiation: Implications for Attitude Formation and Change”

April 16 Seenu Srinivasan (Stanford)

“It isn’t 4 P’s, It’s Two Double P’s! Why Should Product & Price Precede Promotion & Place in New Product Marketing?”

April 23
Donna Hoffman 
(The George Washington School of Business)