Triangle Microeconomics Conference
We are pleased to announce that the Department of Economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host the 2019 Triangle Microeconomics Conference, which will take place at the Koury Auditorium, Kenan Flagler Business School in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on April 5-6, 2019.
The goal of this conference is to provide a forum for economists to present and discuss high quality research. The conference will cover recent academic work in microeconomic theory and industrial organization.
For more information, see our list of presenters for past conferences.
Friday, April 5 in Koury Auditorium at Kenan Flagler School of Business
Breakfast and Welcome
Laura Doval, California Institute of Technology
Paper: “Mechanism design with limited commitment”
Ben Handel, University of California, Berkeley
Paper: “What Do Insurers Do Differently From One Another? Productivity, Innovation, and Managed Competition”
Alessandro Pavan, Northwestern University
Paper: “Targeting and price customization in platform markets”
Graduate Student Presentations
- Natalie Bachas, Princeton University
Paper: “Market Power and Policy Pass-through in Small Business Lending”
Simon Board, University of California at Los Angeles
Paper: “Learning Dynamics in Social Networks”
John Asker, Columbia University
Paper: “A Computational Framework for Analyzing Dynamic Procurement Auctions: The Market Impact of Information Sharing”
Saturday, April 6 in Koury Auditorium at Kenan Flagler School of Business
Breakfast and Welcome
Paul Scott, New York University Stern School of Business
Paper: “Competition and Investment in Mobile Telecommunications”
Jidong Zhou, Yale University School of Management
“Information Structure and Price Competition”
JP Dube, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Paper: “Scalable Price Targeting”
We have blocked rooms at The Carolina Inn at $199/night, for stays of April 4-5; this is competitive with other, more distant hotels in the area. To obtain the group rate, contact The Carolina Inn directly at 919 918 2726 and mention the “Department of Economics”. Reservations at the group rate must be made by February 19, 2019.
For more information on traveling to our department, please see our travel and accommodations page.