NET Institute Conference on Network Economics

 

Co-sponsored by the NET Institute, http://www.NETinst.org/

and the Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Stern School of Business

 

April 20, 2007

 

Stern School of Business, NYU, 44 West 4th Street, New York [MAP]

 

Program

(also at http://www.NETinst.org/2007_conference.htm)

 

Streaming video part 1 part 2 part 3 Conference Booklet

 

8:30-9:00        Continental Breakfast

 

9:00-9:15        Introductory Remarks

Nicholas Economides, Executive Director, NET Institute and Stern School of Business, NYU

                        Ariel Pakes, Director, NET Institute, Harvard University and NYU

                        William Baumol, Academic Director, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Stern School of Business, NYU

 

9:15-10:45      Electronic Commerce

                        Chairman: Brian Viard, GSB, Stanford University

1.      Chris Forman, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, Anindya Ghose, Stern School of Business, NYU, Avi Goldfarb, Rotman School of Business, University of Toronto, Geography and Electronic Commerce: Measuring Convenience, Selection, and Price. [Presentation]

Discussant:  Evan Rawley, UC Berkeley. [Presentation]

 

2.      Ali Hortacsu, University of Chicago and Asis Martinez-Jerez, Harvard Business School, The Geography of Trade on eBay and MercadoLibre. [Presentation]

Discussant: Michal Grajek, European School of Management and Technology. [Presentation]

 

3.      Yongmin Chen and Chuan He, University of Colorado at Boulder, Paid Placement: Advertising and Search on the Internet. [Presentation]

Discussant: Yossi Spiegel, Tel Aviv University. [Presentation]

 

10:55-12:55    Platform Competition

                        Chairman: Heski Bar-Isaac, Stern School of Business, NYU  

1.      Jay Pil Choi, Michigan State University, Tying in Two-Sided Markets with Multi-Homing. [Presentation]

Discussant:  Ke-Wei Huang, Stern School of Business, NYU. [Presentation]

 

2.      Ravi Mantena, Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Rochester, Ramesh Sankaranarayanan, School of Business, University of Connecticut, and Siva Viswanathan, Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, Exclusive Licensing in Complementary Network Industries. [Presentation]

Discussant: Anirban Sengupta, Texas A&M University. [Presentation]

 

3.      James E. Prieger, Pepperdine University and Wei-Min Hu, UC Davis, An Empirical Analysis of Indirect Network Effects in the Home Video Game Market. [Presentation]

Discussant: Jeremy Fox, University of Chicago. [Presentation]

 

4.      Christopher R. Knittel, University of California, Davis, and Victor Stango, Tuck School, Dartmouth, Strategic Incompatibility in ATM Markets. [Presentation]

Discussant: Jake Kendall, UC Santa Cruz. [Presentation]

 

12:55 to 2:05  Keynote Lunch

                        David Heiner, Microsoft.  [Presentation]

 

2:15-4:15        Software Competition

                        Chairman: Ignacio Esponda

1.      Seung-Hyun Hong, University of Illinois, and Leonardo Rezende, University of Illinois, Lock-In and Unobserved Preferences in Server Operating System Adoption: A Case of Linux vs. Windows. [Presentation]

Discussant: Bin Gu, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin. [Presentation]

 

2.      Abraham Seidmann, Simon School of Business, University of Rochester, and Jennifer Zhang, College of Business Administration, University of Toledo, Selling and Leasing Software with Network Externality. [Presentation]

Discussant: Mingdi Xin, Stern School of Business, NYU. [Presentation]

 

3.      Stephen Ryan and Catherine Tucker, MIT, Heterogeneity and the Dynamics of Network Technology Adoption. [Presentation]

Discussant: Arun Sundararajan, Stern School of Business, NYU. [Presentation]

 

4.      Albert Creus Mir, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Ramon Casadesus-Masanell, Harvard Business School, and Andres Hervas-Drane, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bandwidth Allocation in Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Networks. [Presentation]

Discussant: Benjamin Chiao, University of Michigan. [Presentation]

 

4:15-5:15 Reception

 

Please RSVP at http://w4.stern.nyu.edu/economics/rsvp/