NIE Network of Industrial Economists
University of Nottingham

5. Doctoral Student Colloquium

The NIE Colloquium will take place Friday 26 June 2015, 10-4 pm, at Nottingham University Business School (North Building), Economics and Finance Division, Jubilee Campus, The University of Nottingham.

Please see directions to the Jubilee Campus and the Jubilee Campus Map.

The original call for papers


Friday, 26 June 2015
09:30-10:00 Registration
PG Atrium
10:00-10:15 Welcome
Room: C76

International Trade

Room: C76

Chair: Daniel McGowan

Enrico Vanino: "Anti-dumping measures on Chinese products - A curse or blessing for European firms?"
Discussant: Unmut Senalp


Unmut Senalp: "Self-selection to export: Understanding the the evidence and impact on increasing marginal costs"
Discussant: Mustapa Douch

Mustapha Douch:  "Productivity dynamics, short and long-run effects of agglomeration externalities"
Discussant: Enrico Nanino

11:30-11:50 Coffee Break
PG Atrium

Corporate behaviour

Room C76
Chair: Hang Le

Yijun Meng: "Do independent directors improve firm performance in China?"
Discussant: Natalie J. Moore

Natalie Moore: "Do we really put our money where our mouth is? The ethics of aware consumers: An incentivised discrete choice experiment"

Discussant: Yinjun Meng



Room A75
Chair: David Paton

Nils Gutacker: "Do patients choose hospitals that improve their health?"
Discussant: Carsten J. Crede

Carsten J. Crede: "A structural break cartel screen from dating and detecting collusion"
Discussant: Nils Gutacker

12:40-13:30 Lunch
PG Atrium

Vertical structure

Room C76

Chair: Monica Giuletti

Liang Lu: "A comparison of wholesale structure and the agency structure in differentiated markets"
Discussant: Guillem Ordóñez-Calafí

Tien-Der Han : "Social efficiency of entry in a successive oligopoly: The implications of foreign competitors"

Discussant: Liang Lu

Guillem Ordóñez-Calafí: "Competing under financial constraints"
Discussant: Tien-Der Han


Innovation, quality and delegation

Room A75

Chair: Arijit Mukherjee

David T. Angenendt: "The role of firm size in choice and enforcement of patent protection"
Discussant: Sneha Gaddam

Sneha Gaddam : "Delegation of authority in non-contractible cost settings"

Discussant: Jittinan Apinyanon

Jittinan Apinyanon: "Infrastructure sharing in telecommunications"
Discussant: David T. Angenendt


Coffee Break

PG Atrium

15:00-15:50 Energy and utility


Chair: Giuliana Battisti

Andrew Burlinson: "Consumer adoption of energy efficient technologies: Evidence from a UK district heating scheme"

Discussant: Alexander D. Stead

Alexander D. Stead: "Regulation and the efficiency of UK water and sewage companies"

Discussant: Andrew Burlinson




Concluding Remarks 


Awarding the prize for the best empirical paper sponsored by the Business and Industrial Section of the Royal Statistical Society.