Spring 2023

Seminars will be held on Tuesdays from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm in Cheit Hall Room 210.

January 24

Stephanie Smith

(University of Chicago)

January 31

Paul Gertler

(UC Berkeley)
February 7

Jan Engelmann

(UC Berkeley)
February 14

Rafael Greminger

(University College London)

February 21


February 28

Sylvia Hristakeva

March 7


Cindy Cryder

(Washington University in St. Louis)

March 14 Mark Dean


Joint with IO

March 21 Etan Green

(University of Pennsylvania)

April 4 Andrey Simonov


April 11 Alex Koch

(University of Chicago)

April 18 Stephen Anderson

(university of Texas, Austin)

April 25 Jessica Fong

(University of Michigan)

May 2 Adelle Yang

(National University of Singapore)

Fall 2022

Seminars will be held on Tuesdays from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm in Cheit Hall Room 325.

August 30

Fan Zhang

(UC Berkeley)

September 6

Jesse Yao

(UC Berkeley)
September 13

Stephen Baum

(UC Berkeley)
September 20

Ella Honka

September 27

Jordan Tong

October 4

Serena Chen

(UC Berkeley)
November 22

Andrey Fradkin

(Boston University)

November 29 Kristen Duke


December 6 TBA

Spring 2022

Seminars will be held on Tuesdays from 2 pm – 3:30 pm via Zoom.

January 19

Juliana Schroeder

(UC Berkeley)

January 26

Rahul Bhui

A Rational Account of the Repulsion Effect


February 2 Pranav Jindal

(University of North Carolina)

February 9

Aniko Oery

(Yale University)

February 16

He Wang

(Georgia Tech)

February 23 Yuting Zhu


March 9

Daniel Schwartz

(University of Chile)

March 16 Stephen Spiller


March 30 Moritz Meyer-ter-Vehn


April 6 Ella Honka


April 13 Ayelet Gneezy


April 20 Yewon Kim


April 27 Isamar Troncoso Cortez


May 11

Pinar Yilidrim

(University of Pennslyvania)


Fall 2021

Seminars will be held on Tuesdays from 2 pm – 3:30 pm via Zoom.

August 31

Zhihao Zhang

Predicting open-ended decisions:

Connecting brand awareness and consumer choice

(UC Berkeley)

September 7

Kristin Donnelly

Time Periods Feel Longer When They Span More Category Boundaries:

Evidence From the Lab and the Field

(UC Berkeley)

September 14

Park Sinchaisri

Joint with OITM

Improving Human Decision-Making with Machine Learning

(UC Berkeley)

September 21

Alexey Sinyashin

Optimal Policies for Differentiated Green Products:

Characteristics and Usage of Electric Vehicles

(UC Berkeley)

September 28

David Rand



October 5 Olivia Natan

(UC Berkeley)

October 12

Leon Musolff

Entry Into Two-Sided Markets Shaped By Platform-Guided Search

(Princeton University)

October 19 Amandeep Singh

Network Externalities and Cross-Platform App

Development in Mobile Platforms

(University of Pennsylvania)

October 26 Clarice Zhao

The Consumption of Serial Media Products and Optimal Release Strategy

University of Toronto

October 28 Sarah Moshary

Sponsored Search in Equilibrium: Evidence from Two Experiments

(University of Chicago)

October 29 Samuel Goldberg

Designing Monitoring Programs


November 2 Bradley Larsen

How Well Does Bargaining Work in Consumer

Markets? A Robust Bounds Approach


November 9 TBA
November 16 Doug Chung


November 23 Elizabeth Friedman


November 30 Raluca Ursu


December 7 Sanjay Jain

(University of Texas, Dallas)

Spring 2021

Seminars will be held on Tuesdays from 2 pm – 3:30 pm via Zoom.

February 9

Dave Holtz (MIT)

February 16

Zachary Zhong (University of Toronto, Rotman)

February 23

Shreya Kankanhalli (Stanford)

March 2

Minjee Sun (University of Toronto, Rotman)

March 9

Daniela Saban (Stanford)

Joint with OITM

March 16 Ishita Chakraborthy (Yale University)
March 30

Ron Berman (University of Pennsylvania)

April 6 Peter Zubcsek (Tel Aviv University)
April 13 Joyee Deb (Yale University)
April 20 Weijie Zhong (Stanford)
April 27 Tami Kim (University of Virginia, Darden)
May 4 Gabriel Weintraub (Stanford)

Joint with OITM

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)