Matrix Economics Events

Dr. Chipty will participate in the Federal Trade Commission’s hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century, focused on the potential for collusive, exclusionary, and predatory conduct in multi-sided, technology-based platform industries. Her panel, which will be held on the first of the three-day event, will debate issues related to defining markets and establishing market power in cases involving multi-sided platforms.

When:    Monday, October 15, 2018 at 3:15 to 5:00 pm
Event:    FTC Hearings #3: Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century
Host:      The FTC-Global Antitrust Institute
Where:   George Mason University, Arlington, VA

Dr. Chan will participate in a panel discussion on minimum advertised price policies and other resale issues.  She and others will discuss their views on the legal and economic issues related to minimum advertised pricing policies, including legal risk, enforcement issues, and setting realistic outcomes. The panel will also discuss other best practices and risks in establishing pricing and distribution policies.

When:    FridayJune 8, 2018 at 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Event:    Audio Call
Host:      ABA SAL, Distribution and Franchising Committee

Dr. Chipty participates in a panel discussion on market definition in section 2 and section 7 cases.  She and others discuss their views on whether one can use the same test (e.g., the hypothetical monopolist test) for market definition in a monopolization case as in a merger case, 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?”

When:    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Event:    Audio Call
Host:      ABA SAL, Unilateral Conduct Committee and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee

Dr. Chipty worked with staff of the Health Policy Commission to understand the determinants of price variation across Massachusetts inpatient hospitals. The results of this analysis were presented in the 2017 Academy Health Annual Research Conference. The poster summarizing this work is titled, Factors Underlying Variation in Inpatient Hospital Prices.

When:    June 25 – 27, 2017
Event:    2017 AcademyHealth Annual Research Conference
Host:      Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC)
Where:   New Orleans, Louisiana

Dr. Chipty speaks about her work on Australia’s tobacco plain packaging legislation at an international conference on addiction, in Paris, France.

When:    May 31, 2017 at 1:00 to 2:45 pm
Event:    International Congress of Addictology
Host:      KATANA santé
Where:   Paris, France

Matrix Economics sponsors a panel on “Empirical Studies in Two-Sided Markets” at the International Industrial Organization Conference.

When:    April 7 – 10, 2017
Event:    The 15th Annual IIOC Conference
Host:      International Industrial Organization Society
Where:   Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, Boston, MA

Dr. Chipty participates as the defense’s expert in the ABA’s Mock Trial, at ABA’s 2017 Antitrust Spring Meetings.

When:   March 28, 2017 at 1:30 to 5:00 pm
Event:   2017 Antitrust Spring Meetings
Host:     American Bar Association, Trial Practice Committee
Where:  Marriott Marquis, 901 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC 20001-4307

Dr. Chipty is featured in a fireside chat at her Alma Mater, Wellesley College, to talk with students about graduate school, economic consulting, and starting a business.

When:   March 21, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Event:   Fireside Chat
Host:     Career Education & Economic Student Association (ESA)
Where:  Cow Chair Room at the Lulu Wang Campus Center

Dr. Chipty participates in a panel discussion on recent developments in healthcare antitrust.

When:   Wedneday, October 12, 2016 at 1:00 to 2:30 pm
Event:    Webinar
Host:      Wisconsin Hospital Association