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May 8, 2017

Economics Experiments in the Tech Industry

Economics Experiments in the Tech Industry

Conference
Location: 
SIEPR Gunn Building Koret-Taube Conference Center 366 Galvez St. Stanford University
Admission: 

Contact SIEPR

Contact: 
Celia Clark
650-725-1872
celia.clark@stanford.edu

May 8, 2017

8:00am to 8:30am
Breakfast
8:30am to 9:00am
Welcome and Introduction
Presenter(s) : 

Mark Duggan, Stanford University, SIEPR
Gopi Shah Goda, Stanford University, SIEPR
Mike Luca, Harvard Business School, SIEPR

9:00am to 10:00am
Session I
An Overview of Experiments at Tech Companies
Presenter(s) : 

Steve McBride, Netflix
Emily Sands, Coursera
Kostya Kashin, Facebook
Bar Ifrach, Airbnb 

Moderator: 

Muriel Niederle, Stanford University, SIEPR

10:00am to 10:30am
Break
10:30am to 11:15am
Session II
Advertising Experiments
Presenter(s) : 

Daisy Dai, Lehigh University
Navdeep Sahni, Stanford GSB
Michael Ostrovsky, Stanford GSB

11:15am to 12:00pm
Session III
Keynote: From Data to Decisions: A Conversation with Geoff Donaker
Presenter(s) : 

Geoff Donaker, former COO, Yelp
Matt Gentzkow, Stanford University, SIEPR

12:00pm to 1:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm to 1:45pm
Session IV
Improving Hiring with Behavioral Science
Presenter(s) : 

Kate Glazebrook, Applied
Paul Oyer, Stanford University GSB, SIEPR

1:45pm to 2:45pm
Session V
Bringing Economics Into Tech
Presenter(s) : 
Joe Golden, Collage
Mike Bailey, Facebook
Steve Tadelis, UC Berkeley, Amazon
Moderator: 

Gabriel Weintraub, Stanford GSB

2:45pm to 3:00pm
Break
3:00pm to 3:45pm
Session VI
Marketplace Experiments
Presenter(s) : 

Sarah Moshary, University of Pennsylvania
Mike Luca, Harvard Business School, SIEPR

3:45pm to 5:00pm
Research Speed Talks
Presenter(s) : 

Nikhil Naik, Harvard
Dara Lee Luca, Mathematica Policy Research
Jonathan Hall, Uber
Ramesh Johari, Stanford University
Bobak Pakzad-Hurson, Stanford University

5:00pm to 5:30pm
Wrap Up and Next Steps
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Reception and Poster Session
Presenter(s) : 
Andrew Hillis, Harvard
Daniel Brown, Harvard
Hyunjin Kim, Harvard