October 15, 2021 | 11:00 am

October 16, 2021 | 1:00 pm


The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center/Room 106

Penn State - Cornell Conference on Econometrics and IO Conference, 2021

All presentations will be held over zoom at this link:



The Virtual Chair link is only being used for social interaction during coffee breaks and lunchtime.


October 15, Friday

 10:50  Welcome

Xu Cheng (UPenn)- Clustering for Multi-dimensional Heterogeneity

with Peng Shao and Frank Schorfheide.

 11:45 Francesca Molinari (Cornell) - Discrete Choice Models with Heterogeneous Preferences and Consideration, with Victor Aguiar and Levon Barseghyan.
 12:30  Lunch
  1:30  Yingyao Hu (Hopkins) - Partial Identifcation of Nonlinear Models with Misclassifcation Error: A Pertur-bation Approach.
  2:15  Chen Qiu (Cornell) - Approximate Minimax Estimation of Average Regression Functionals.
  3:00  Rob Porter (Northwestern) - Testing Competition in U.S. Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Auctions,

with Andres Aradillas-Lopez, Phil Haile, Ken Hendricks and Diwakar Raisingh.

  3:45  Coffee Break
  4:00  Andres Santos (UCLA) - Inference for Large-Scale Linear Systems with Known Coefficients,

with Zheng Fang, Azeem Shaikh, and Alexander Torgovitsky.

  4:45  Conor Ryan (Penn State) - How Does Insurance Competition Affect Medical Consumption?

October 16, Saturday

  9:00  Ron Gallant (Penn State) - Variance-Covariance from a Metropolis Chain on a Curved, Singular Manifold.
  9:45  Ginger Jin (Maryland) - Flagship Entry in Online Marketplaces, with Zhentong Lu, Xiaolu Zhou and Lu Fang.
 10:30  Zhuan Pei (Cornell) - Visual Inference and Graphical Representation in Regression Discontinuity Designs, with Cristina Korting, Carl Lieberman, Yi Shen, and Jordan Matsudaira.
 11:15       Coffee Break
 11:45 Chris Conlon (NYU)- Common Ownership and Competition in the Ready-To-Eat Cereal Industry,

with Matthew Backus and Michael Sinkinson.

 12:30 Joerg Stoye (Cornell)- A Simple, Short, but Never-Empty Confidence Interval for Partially Identified Parameters.
  1:15  Lunch