Dr. Chipty Speaks on Market Definition at ABA Event

Dr. Chipty Speaks on Market Definition at ABA Event

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
12:00 to 1:00 pm

ABA Teleconference

Dr. Chipty will speak on an ABA panel on market definition in Section 2 and Section 7 cases. The panel will discuss whether the same test (e.g., the hypothetical monopolist test) can be used to define markets in monopolization cases and merger cases. The panel will also discuss whether market definition is a question of law or fact, and whether the use of a specific tool to define markets should be subject to review on appeal as a question of law or fact.

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Dr. Chipty’s Research with Massachusetts HPC on Hospital Price Variation to Be Presented

Sunday, June 25, 2017
12:15 to 1:45 pm

2017 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting

Hyatt Regency, New Orleans, LA (Elite Hall, Level 1)

Dr. Chipty worked with staff of the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission to understand the determinants of price variation across Massachusetts inpatient hospitals. The results of the analysis will be presented at the 2017 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting as a poster entitled “Factors Underlying Variation in Inpatient Hospital Prices.”

Click here to view the poster.

Matrix Economics Sponsors Session on Empirical Studies in Two-Sided Markets

Sunday, April 9, 2017
10:15 am to 12:15 pm

The 15th Annual IIOC

Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, Boston, MA (Atlantic 3)

Matrix Economics will sponsor a session on two-sided markets at the 15th annual International Industrial Organization Conference. The session will feature four papers:

  • “Competition and Welfare Consequences of Information Platforms” by Amedeo Piolatto
  • “How Efficient are Decentralized Auction Platforms?” by Aaron Bodoh-Creed, Jörn Boehnke, and Brent Hickman
  • “Working Under Search and Information Frictions: Evidence from an Online Crowdsourcing Platform Experiment” by Yusuke Narita and Kosuke Uetake
  • “Airline Services Agreements: A Structural Model of Network Formation” by Phillip McCalman and Marc Rysman

Click here to view the conference program.