Drs. Chipty and Booth Speak on Market Definition

Drs. Chipty and Booth Speak on Market Definition

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Drs. Chipty and Booth have been invited by WilmerHale to give a presentation on the practice of market definition. They will cover topics such as the role of market definition in antitrust analysis, empirical strategies for defining relevant markets, and differences between merger and conduct cases.


Dr. Booth Chairs Session on Advertising and Price Dispersion on Platforms

Sunday, April 22, 2018
8:00 to 10:00 am

The 16th Annual IIOC

Hilton Indianapolis Hotel, Indianapolis, IN (Circle City 7, 7th floor)

Dr. Booth will chair a session on advertising and price dispersion on platforms at the 16th annual International Industrial Organization Conference. The session will feature three papers:

  • “Effects of an Advertising Tax in Two-sided Markets under Imperfect Competition” by C. Matthew Shi
  • “The Dynamics of Online Hotel Prices and the EU Booking.com Case” by Andrea Mantovani, Claudio Piga, and Carlo Reggiani
  • “Internet Use, Competition, and Geographical Rescoping in Yellow Pages Advertising” by Lesley Chiou and Marc Rysman

Click here to view the conference program.

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.

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.