Nemmers Prize Conference
"Conference in Honor of Ariel Pakes"
Friday and Saturday, October 13-14, 2023
Kellogg Global Hub
|Friday October 13, 2023|
Welcome - Robert Porter (Northwestern University)
Richard Blundell (University College London): Durables and Lemons: Private Information and the Market for Cars (joint with Ran Gu - University of Essex, Soren Leth-Petersen - University of Copenhagen, Hamish Low - University of Oxford and Costas Meghir - Yale University)
Myrto Kalouptsidi (Harvard University): Port Technology and Investment in Infrastructure (joint with Giulia Brancaccio - New York University and Theodore Papageorgiou -Boston College)
Rebecca Diamond (Stanford University): A Contractarian CPI (joint with Ariel Pakes - Harvard University)
Elie Tamer (Harvard University): Inference on Counterfactuals in Simple Games
Matthew Gentzkow (Stanford University): What Drives Risky Prescription Opioid Abuse? Evidence from Migration (joint with Amy Finkelstein - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dean Li - Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Heidi Williams - Stanford University)
Kate Ho (Princeton University): Contracting Over Rebates: Formulary Design and Pharmaceutical Spending (joint with Robin Lee - Harvard University)
Nemmers Prize lecture
Ariel Pakes (Harvard University): Pharmaceutical Advertising in Dynamic Equilibrium (joint with Pierre Dubois - Toulouse School of Economics)
Introduced by Steven Berry (Yale University)
|Saturday October 14, 2023|
Parag Pathak (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): Who Gets What May Not Matter: Understanding School Match Effects (joint with Atila Abdulkadiroglu - Duke University and Christopher Walters - University of California, Berkeley).
Costas Meghir (Yale University): Marriage, Divorce and Child Development (joint with Pierre-André Chiappori - Columbia University, Monica Costa Dias - University of Bristol and Pengpeng Xiao - Duke University)
Rachel Griffith (Institute for Fiscal Studies): The Effects of Sin Taxes and Advertising Restrictions in Dynamic Equilibrium (joint with Rossi Abi-Rafeh - Toulouse School of Economics, Pierre Dubois - Toulouse School of Economics and Martin O'Connell - University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Liran Einav (Stanford University): Selling Subscriptions (joint with Ben Klopack - Texas A&M University and Neale Mahoney (Stanford University)
|12:30||Adjournment and lunch|
Free registration by October 5 at Eventbrite.
- Directions to campus
- Public paid parking in North Campus Garage on Friday. Parking is free in most campus lots on Saturday.
- Information for non-Northwestern participants on guest wireless access on campus
- Read more about the Nemmers Prize and the current and past winners