2012 Research Seminars

Speaker Affiliation Area Topic Date/Time Location
Robert Bray Stanford Graduate School of Business ITO Deriving Supply Chain Metrics from Financial Statements Jan. 11 - 10:30 a.m. Otterson Hall, #4E106
David Ong Peking University HSBC School of Business Econ/Strategy Tiger Women of Chinese Universities: An All-Pay Auction Experiment on Gender Signaling of Desire to Win Jan. 11 - 12:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4S138
Korok Ray Georgetown University Finance/Accounting Sorting Effects of Performance Pay Jan. 11 - 12:30 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4E106
Sabina S. Alistar Stanford University ITO Resource Allocation for Infectious Disease Control Jan. 12 - 2:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4E106
Carl Mela Duke University Fuqua School of Business Marketing Hyper Media Search and Consumption Jan. 17 - 1:30 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3S138
Nina Mazar University of Toronto Rotman School of Management Marketing Genetic and Environmental Influences on Morality Jan. 25 - 1:30 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3S138
Kevin Boudreau London Business School ECON/Strategy High Incentives, Sorting on Skills — or Just a "Taste" for Competition?
Field Experimental Evidence from an Algorithm Design Contest
Jan. 25 - 12:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4S138
Zoe Kinias INSEAD Management Women's Beliefs about Men's Identification Influence Perceptions of Sexism, Anger, and Professional Desirability Jan. 30 - 2:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3E107
Jonah Berger University of Pennsylvania Wharton School Marketing Virality, Word-Of-Mouth, and Drivers of Social Transmission Jan. 31 - 1:30 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3S138
Theo Offerman University of Amsterdam ECON/Strategy Discrimination in the Labor Market: The Curse of Competition between Workers Feb. 1 - 12:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4S138
Brad Barber UC Davis Graduate School of Management Finance The Earnings Announcement Premium Around the Globe Feb. 1 - 1:45 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3E107
Arvind Krishnamurthy Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University Finance Sizing Up Repo Feb. 2 - 10:30 a.m. Otterson Hall, #3E108
Krishna Savani Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Columbia University Management The Choice Mindset: Consequences for Decision Making and Social Policy Feb. 6 - 1:30 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4E106
Loukas Balafoutas University of Innsbruck ECON/Strategy Parents and children: On the intergenerational transmission of competitive behavior Feb. 8 - 12:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4S138
Nicholas Barberis Yale School of Management Finance Prospect Theory Applications in Finance Feb. 8 - 01:45 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3E107
Anya Savikhin Univeristy of Chicago ECON/Strategy The Behavioralist as Dietician: Leveraging Behavioral Economics To Improve Child Food Choice and Consumption Feb. 10 - 11:00 a.m. Otterson Hall, #4S138
Liat Hadar Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya Marketing It's Not Only What You Know but Also How Knowledgeable You Feel: Subjective Knowledge in Consumer Financial Decisions Feb. 13 - 12:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4S138
Toni Whited Simon Graduate School of Business, University of Rochester Finance Equity Market Misvaluation and Firm Financial Policies Feb. 13 - 1:45 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3E107
Werner Gűth Max Planck Institute of Economics ECON/Strategy Push, Pull or Both? Proximate and Ultimate Levels in the Analysis of Social Interaction Feb. 15 - 12:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4S138
Robert Swinney Stanford Graduate School of Business ITO Inventory Pooling with Strategic Consumers: Operational and Behavioral Benefits Feb. 15 - 3:30 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3S138
Daniel Cohen University of Texas at Dallas Finance Product Market Competition and Financial Accounting Misreporting Feb. 17 - 10:30 a.m. Otterson Hall, #3E107
Monic Sun Stanford Graduate School of Business Marketing Ad Revenue and Content Commercialization: Evidence from Blogs Feb. 21 - 1:30 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3S138
X. Frank Zhang Yale University Finance Analyst Interest, Market Visibility, and Stock Returns Feb. 24 - 2:30 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4E106
David Gal Kellogg School of Management Marketing Can Small Victories Help Win the War? Evidence from Consumer Debt Management Feb. 28 - 1:30 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3S138
Ehud Kalai Northwestern University ECON/Strategy Back to the Future: Hindsight Stability in Bayesian Repeated Games with Many Players Feb. 28 - 12:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4S138
Andrew Patton Duke University Finance The Reliability of Voluntary Disclosures: Evidence from Hedge Funds Feb. 29 - 10:45 a.m. Otterson Hall, #4E106
Marina Agranov Caltech ECON/Strategy The Effect of Negotiations on Bargaining in Legislatures Mar. 7 - 12:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4S138
Praveen Kumar Bauer College of Business at University of Houston Finance Information Manipulation and Rational Investment Booms and Busts Mar. 7 - 10:45 a.m. Otterson Hall, #4E106
Arthur Korteweg Stanford University Finance Structural Models of Capital Structure: A Framework for Model Evaluation and Testing Mar. 14 - 10:45 a.m. Otterson Hall, #4E106
Ayala Arad Department of Economics,
UC Berkeley
ECON/Strategy Colonel Blotto's Top Secret Files: Multi-Dimensional Iterative Reasoning in Action Mar. 14 - 12:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4S138
Daniel Molden Northwestern University Management How Individual Self-Regulation Affects Interpersonal and Intergroup Interactions Mar. 15 - 10:30 a.m. Otterson Hall, #4E106
Rosalind Chow Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon Organizational Research The good and the bad of affirmative action support: When and why dominant group members support redistributive policies Mar. 16 - 1:30 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3E107
Julia Minson Wharton ECON/Strategy "Be reasonable, see it my way": Dissent neglect in collaborative judgment Mar. 21 - 12:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4S138
Mitchell Petersen Northwestern University Finance Investment and Capital Constraints:Repatriations Under the American Jobs Creation Act Apr. 3 - 2:45 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3E107
Mitchell Petersen Northwestern University Finance Investment and Capital Constraints:Repatriations Under the American Jobs Creation Act Apr. 3 - 2:45 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3E107
Roger Bohn IRPS, UC San Diego ITO Daredevils to Sysops: How Technologies Evolve from Art to Engineering Science Apr. 9 - 2:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3E106
Bettina Rockenbach University of Cologne ECON/Strategy The Royal Lie: Effects of centralized feedback manipulations on cooperation in public goods provision Apr. 10 - 12:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4S138
David Faro London Business School Marketing Merely Available: Products May Be Effective Without Actual Consumption Apr. 10 - 1:30 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3S138
Roman Sheremeta Chapman University ECON/Strategy Facing Your Opponents: Social Identification and Information Feedback in Contests Apr. 11 - 12:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4S138
Matthew Gentzkow University of Chicago Booth School of Business Finance Competition in Persuasion Apr. 12 - 2:45 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3E107
Tom Chang USC ECON/Strategy What Drives the Disposition Effect? A Cognitive Dissonance Based Explanation Apr. 18 - 12:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4S138
Mark Grinblatt UCLA Finance IQ, Education, and Mutual Fund Choice April 18 - 2:45 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3E107
Anitesh Barua McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin ITO Market Myopia Apr. 23 - 12:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3E138
Devin Pope Chicago Booth ECON/Strategy Projection Bias in the Car and Housing Markets Apr. 25 - 12:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4S138
Ricardo Alonso USC ECON/Strategy Recruitment and Selection in Organizations May 2 - 12:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4S138
Eric Clemons University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School ITO Regulation of Digital Businesses May 2 - 1:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4S138
Gulden Ulkumen USC Marshall School of Business Marketing How Framing Impacts Consumers' Financial Judgments and Decisions May 7 - 1:30 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3S138
Charles Elkan UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering ITO TBD May 7 - 3:30 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3S138
Leo Bursztyn UCLA ECON/Strategy Understanding Peer Effects in Financial Decisions: Evidence from a Field Experiment May 9 - 12:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4S138
Tim Derdenger Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon Marketing Economic Value of Celebrity Endorsements:
Tiger Woods' Impact on Sales of
Nike Golf Balls
May 9 - 1:30 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3S138
Jonathan Berk Stanford University Finance Measuring Economic Rents in the Mutual Fund Industry May 10 - 2:45 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3E107
Bill Lovejoy University of Michigan - Ross School of Business ITO Efficient Structures for Innovative Social Networks May 14 - 11:30 a.m. Otterson Hall, #3S138
David Wozniak Eastern Michigan University ECON/Strategy TBD May 16 - 12:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4S138
Lee Fleming Harvard Business School ITO Brain Drain
Employee Mobility and Acquisition
May 17 - 2:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3S138
Abdolkarim Sadrieh University of Magdeburg ECON/Strategy Concurrence of Pro-Social and
Anti-Social Preferences
May 22 - 1:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3S138
Jarrad Harford The UW Business School Finance Does The Director Labor Market Offer Ex Post Settling-up for CEOs? The Case of Acquisitions May 22 - 2:45 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3E107
Jeff Livingston Bentley University ECON/Strategy When the Weak Become Weaker: The Effect of Market Power on Third Degree Price Discrimination May 23 - 12:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4S138
Ram Rao School of Management at University of Texas at Dallas Marketing TBD May 23 - 1:30 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3S138
Terry Odean Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley Finance Bubbling with Excitement: An Experiment May 23 - 2:45 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3E107
Ola Kvaloy University of Stavanger ECON/Strategy No Guts, No Glory May 30 - 12:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #4S138
Robin Hogarth Universitat Pompeu Fabra Marketing What are the chances of winning? Exploring the ecology and psychology of competitions July 2 - 11:00 a.m. Otterson Hall
Prasanna Tambe NYU Stern School of Business ITO Social Returns To Dot-Com Investment August 17 - 3:00 p.m. Otterson Hall, #3S138
Gary Charness University of California, Santa Barbara Econ Let’s talk: How communication affects contract design August 21 - 12:00 p.m. Wells Fargo Hall, #4W114
Edward D. Van Wesep UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Finance The Idealized Electoral College Voting Mechanism and Shareholder Power September 28 -
2:00 p.m.

Otterson Hall #3E107

Marta Serra-Garcia University of Munich ECON/Strategy Lying: the role of language in social dilemmas October 3 -
12:00 p.m.


Alex Imas UC San Diego ECON/Strategy Emotional Dynamics in Decisions and Strategic Behavior October 8 -
12:00 p.m.
Claire Tsai Rotman School of Management - University of Toronto Marketing How Price Promotions Influence Post-Purchase Consumption Experience over Time October 9 -
1:30 p.m.
James Konow Loyola Marymount University ECON/Strategy Cooperation Is Relative: Framing and Income Effects with Public Goods October 10 -
12:00 p.m.
Alexander Wagner University of Zurich ECON/Strategy The Interaction between Social Norms and Intrinsic Preferences for Truthfulness: From Conformity to Steadfastness October 17 -
12:00 p.m.
Maxim Sinitsyn UC San Diego Marketing Coordination of Price Promotions in Complementary Categories October 23 -
1:30 p.m.


Amnon Rapoport UC Riverside ECON/Strategy Choice of Routes in Traffic Networks October 24 -
12:00 p.m.


Keith Chen Yale School of Management ECON/Strategy TBD October 31 -
12:00 p.m.


Ali Parlakturk UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School ITO The Value of Commitments When Selling to Strategic Consumers: A Supply Chain Perspective November 1 -
11:00 a.m.

Otterson Hall #3S138

Karl Ulrich Wharton School - UPenn ITO The Importance Of The Raw Idea In Innovation: Testing The Sow’s Ear Hypothesis November 8 -
11:00 a.m.
Otterson Hall, 3S138
Serguei Netessine INSEAD ITO Managing Global Sourcing: Inventory Performance November 13 -
8:30 a.m.
Stephan Meier Columbia Business School ECON/Strategy Trust and Parochialism in a Culture of Crime November 14 -
12:00 p.m.
Jingqi Wang Kellogg School of Management - Northwestern University ITO Warranty Pricing with Product Failures and Forward Looking Consumers: an Empirical Approach November 16 -
11:00 a.m.
Laura Gee UCSD, Department of Economics ECON/Strategy Social Networks and Labor Markets: How Strong Ties Relate to Job Transmission On Facebook's Social Network November 19 -
12:00 p.m.
Christopher Bryan UCSD ECON/Strategy Being by Doing: Invoking the Self to Influence Behavior November 28 -
12:00 p.m.
Deborah Small University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School Marketing "Signals of Selfish Motives in Altruistic Behavior" December 4 -
10:30 a.m.
Otterson Hall, 3E107
Michael R. Roberts University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School Finance "A Century of Capital Structure: The Leveraging of Corporate America" December 4 -
2:00 p.m.
Otterson Hall, 3E107
Shivendu Shivendu UCI, The Paul Merage School of Business ITO "Deal or No Deal? : Advertizing and Sampling Effects on Two-sided Daily Deal Platforms" December 5 -
10:30 a.m.
Otterson Hall, 3S138
Kjell G. Nyborg University of Zurich Finance "Bank Bailout Menus" December 6 -
2:00 p.m.
Otterson Hall, 3E107
Joseph Goodman Washington University in St. Louis Marketing "Having versus Consuming: Failure to Estimate Usage Frequency Makes Consumers Prefer Multi-Feature Products" December 11 -
1:30 p.m.
Selin Malkoc Washington University in St. Louis Marketing "Not All Power is Created Equal: Role of Social and Personal Power in Decision-making" December 12 -
1:30 p.m
Otterson Hall, Room 3E107
Jack Goncalo Cornell University Management "Outside advantage: Can social rejection fuel creative thought?" December 13 -
2:00 p.m.
Otterson Hall, 3E107