Peder Sather 2016

Peder Sather 2016

CONFERENCE ON INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION AND HEALTH ECONOMICS

NHH is pleased to announce the 2016 Peder Sather Conference on Industrial Organization and Health Economics.

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This conference is jointly sponsored by Peder Sather Foundation for Advanced Study, the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), the Centre for Applied Research (SNF), the Bergen Center for Competition Law and Economics (BECCLE), and the UC Berkeley Competition Policy Center.

The conference organizers are Ben Handel (UC Berkeley), Richard Gilbert (UC Berkeley), Eirik Gaard Kristiansen (NHH/LEMO), Steffen Juranek (NHH/LEMO) and Morten Sæthre (NHH/BECCLE). The conference is co-organized with Bergen Center for Competition Law and Economics (BECCLE).

Academic Program

The conference starts 9:00 am Monday May 23th and ends at 5.15 pm Tuesday May 24th. Presenters should plan 30 minutes to describe their papers. Following each presentation, there will be 10 minutes for discussion, introduced by a discussant (10 minutes). The conference will take place at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), Auditorium Karl Borch.

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Programme, May 23
09:00

Coffee

09:20

Welcome

09:30

Session 1

Jonathan Kolstad (UCB)
"Information Frictions and Adverse Selection: Policy Interventions in Health Insurance Markets" 
Discussant: Malin Arve (NHH)

Chiara Canta (NHH)
"Does Reference Pricing Drive Out Generic Competition in Pharmaceutical Markets? Evidence from a Policy Reform"
Discussant: Ben Handel (UCB)

11:15

Coffee and fruit

11:30

SESSION 2

Ben Handel (UCB)
"What Does a Deductible Do? The Impact of Cost-Sharing on Health Care Prices, Quantities, and Spending Dynamics"
Discussant: Morten Sæthre (NHH)

12:30

 Lunch

13:30

SESSION 3

Aaron Edlin (UCB)
"Hunting Unicorns? Experimental Evidence on Predatory Pricing Policies"
Discussant: Thomas de Haan (NHH)

Morten Sæthre (NHH)
"Responses to Quality Standards in the Pharmaceutical Market"
Discussant: Erik Sørensen

15:15

COFFEE AND FRUIT

15:30

SESSION 4

Jacopo Bizzotto (UiO)
"Fees, Reputation, and Rating Quality"
Discussant: Jonathan Kolstad (UCB)

Steve Tadelis (UCB)
"The Limits of Reputation in Platform Markets: An Empirical Analysis and Field Experiment"
Discussant: Trond Olsen (NHH)

17:15

 Closing

Programme, May 24
09:30

Session 1

Richard Gilbert (UCB)
"Licensing and Innovation with Imperfect Contract Enforcement"
Discussant: Steffen Juranek (NHH)

Carl Shapiro (UCB)
"Property Rules vs. Liability Rules for Patent Infringement"
Discussant: Tommy Staahl Gabrielsen (UiB)

11:15

Coffee and fruit

11:30

SESSION 2

Tore Ellingsen (SSE and NHH)
"Paying Specialists: A theory of Competitive Compensation"
Discussant: Steve Tadelis (UCB)

12:30

 Lunch

13:30

SESSION 3

Christian Riis (BI)
"Patent Design"
Discussant: Richard Gilbert (UCB)

Tore Nilssen (UiO)
"Delegation of Regulation"
Discussant: Carl Shapiro (UCB)

15:15

COFFEE AND FRUIT

15:30

SESSION 4

Bjørn Olav Johansen (UiB)
"Platform Price Parity Clauses with Direct Sales"
Discussant: Aaron Edlin (UCB)

17:15

CLOSING

17:30

RECEPTION WITH TAPAS