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May 18, 2018

Economics of the Gig Economy

Economics of the Gig Economy

Event Sponsor(s): 
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Stanford Center for Population Health Sciences
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
Conference
Location: 
SIEPR Gunn Building Koret-Taube Conference Center 366 Galvez St. Stanford University
Admission: 

Please contact SIEPR

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

May 18, 2018

8:00am to 8:45am
Breakfast
8:45am to 9:00am
Welcome and Introductions
Presenter(s) : 

Paul Oyer, Stanford

9:00am to 9:45am
Research Paper: Reputation in the Long-Run
Presenter(s) : 
John J. Horton, NYU
 
(co-authors, Apostolos Filippas, NYU, and Joseph Golden, Collage.com)
 
9:45am to 10:45am
Panel Discussion: Gig Company Perspectives on Research: What are the Big Issues?
Presenter(s) : 
Wael Mohammed, Field Nation
Jeremy Burton, Wonolo
Michael Kearns, Toptal
Kay Neth, Rover 
 
Moderator: 

Paul Oyer, Stanford

10:45am to 11:15am
Break
11:15am to 12:00pm
Research Paper: Foot in the Door or Head and Shoulders above the Rest? How Algorithmic Recommendations Affect Employer Search and Hiring Behavior
Presenter(s) : 
Moshe Barach, Georgetown
 
(co-authors,  Ming Leung and Sibo Lu, UC Berkeley)
 
12:00pm to 12:30pm
Break and Get Lunch
12:30pm to 1:45pm
Lunch Talk: Katharine Abraham, University of Maryland
Moderator: 

Paul Oyer, Stanford

 

Discussant(s):

Ben Casselman, NY Times

Stephane Kasriel, Upwork

1:45pm to 2:00pm
Break
2:00pm to 2:45pm
Research Paper: Consumption Insurance and Multiple Jobs: Evidence from Rideshare Drivers
Presenter(s) : 

Dmitri Koustas, UC Berkeley

2:45pm to 3:00pm
Break
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Panel Discussion: Research Collaboration Between Academics and Gig Economists: Aligning Interests and Insuring Quality
Presenter(s) : 
Susan Athey, Stanford
Jonathan Hall, Uber
Mike Luca, Harvard
Lucas Puente, Thumbtack
 
Moderator: 

Chris Stanton, Harvard

4:00pm to 4:15pm
Break
4:15pm to 5:00pm
Research Paper: Evaluating Market Outcomes in a Nationwide Experiment on Tipping: Evidence from Uber
Presenter(s) : 

Bharat Chandar, Uber

 

(co-authors, Ian Muir, Uber, Ali Hortacsu and John List, University of Chicago, and Jeffrey Wooldridge, Michigan State)

5:00pm to 5:10pm
Closing Remarks
Presenter(s) : 

Mark Cullen, Stanford

5:10pm to 6:00pm
Reception