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 2018 Triangle Microeconomics Conference, which will take place at the McColl Building in the UNC Kenan-Flagler School in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on April 6-7, 2018.
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 6 in McColl Hall #3575 at Kenan Flagler School of Business
Nemanja Antic, Communication Between Shareholders
(with Nicola Persico)
Fernando Luco, Vertical Integration with Multi-Product Firms: When Eliminating Double Marginalization May Hurt Consumers
(with Guillermo Marshall)
Yongmin Chen, Efficient Liability in Expert Markets
Kei Kawai, Missing Bids
(with Sylvain Chassang, Jun Nakabayashi and Juan Ortner)
Vivek Bhattacharya, An Empirical Model of R&D Procurement Contests: An Analysis of the DOD SBIR Program
Joe Harrington, Collusion through Coordination on Announcements
(with Lixin Ye)
Yeon-Koo Che, Weak Cartels and Collusion-Proof Auctions
(with Daniele Condorelli and Jinwoo Kim)
Saturday, April 7 in Koury Auditorium at Kenan Flagler School of Business
Kate Ho, Equilibrium Provider Networks: Bargaining and Exclusion in Health Care Markets
(with Robin Lee)
Bob Town, Externalities and Benefit Design in Health Insurance
(with Amanda Starc)
Joyee Deb, Gambling Over Public Opinion
(with Deepal Basak)
Download the full schedule here.
We have blocked rooms at The Carolina Inn at $199/night, for stays of April 6-7; 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 March 1, 2018.
For more information on traveling to our department, please see our travel and accommodations page.