Seminars

The Management Department Seminar Series welcomes speakers from other universities both national and international to share their research findings and create a community for knowledge exchange and discussion. The sessions are open to all faculty, research staff and PhD students.

2018/19 seminars

Tuesday 11 September. 11.30 – 12.45. LG19b seminar room. (HEALTH ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Laura Cornelsen (LSHTM). Framing and signalling effects of taxes on sugary drinks: a Discrete Choice Experiment among households in Great Britain

Monday 17 September 2018. 11.30 – 12.45. LG19a seminar room. (MARKETING SEMINAR)

Jacob Hornik (Coller School of Management, Tel Aviv University). To Make Them Laugh Or Sad? A Comparative Meta-Analysis of Advertising Appeals

Monday 01 October 2018. 11.30 – 12.45. LG19a seminar room (MARKETING SEMINAR)

Jacob Hornik (Coller School of Management, Tel Aviv University). Beyond Satisfaction – Creating Customer Delight.

Friday 12 October 2018. 11.30 – 12.45. LG19a seminar room (MARKETING SEMINAR – INTERNAL ONLY)

Alex Yao (Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California). Consumer Demand for Luxury Goods: The Prestige and Substitution Effects of Price

Thursday 18 October 2018. 14.00 – 15.15. LT2 (MARKETING SEMINAR – INTERNAL ONLY)

Jörn Boehnke (Harvard). Using Machine Learning to Predict Price Dispersion

Monday 22 October 2018. 11.30 – 12.45. LG19a seminar room (MARKETING SEMINAR – INTERNAL ONLY)

Ananya Sen (MIT). Advertising Spending and Media Bias: Evidence from News Coverage of Car Safety Recalls

Tuesday 30 October 2018. 11.00 – 12.15. LT3. (OPERATIONS SEMINAR)

Sumit Kunnumkal (Smith School of Business). New bounds for assortment optimization under the nested logit model

Tuesday 30 October 2018. 13.15 – 14.30. LG19a seminar room (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Andrew Shephard (University of Pennsylvania). Marriage market dynamics, gender, and the age gap

Wednesday 07 November 2018. 13.15 – 14.30. LG19a seminar room (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Robert MaCulloch (University of Aukland). Welfare: Savings not Taxation

Monday 12th November 2018. 11.30 – 12.45. LG19a seminar room (MARKETING SEMINAR – INTERNAL ONLY)

Minkyung Kim (Yale School of Management). A Structural Model of a Multi-tasking Salesforce with Private Information

Tuesday 13 November 2018. 13.15 – 14.30. LG19a seminar room (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Valerie Karplus (MIT). Closing the energy efficiency gap in industrial firms: The role of management practices

Wednesday 14 November 2018. 13.15 – 14.30. LG19a seminar room (MARKETING SEMINAR – INTERNAL ONLY)

(Stijen Maesen, KU Leuven, Belgium) When Does Adding a Health Symbol Improve or Harm Product Performance?

Tuesday 20 November 2018. 13.15 – 14.30. LG19a seminar room (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Tobias Klein (Tilberg). Does the framing of patient cost-sharing incentives matter? The effects of deductibles vs. no-claim refunds

Tuesday 27 November 2018. 13.30 – 14.45. LG19a seminar room (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Giorgia Barboni (University of Warwick). Knowing what’s good for you: Can a repayment flexibility option in microfinance contracts improve repayment rates and business outcomes?

Tuesday 04 December 2018. 13.30 – 14.45. LTUG (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Meredith Fowlie (Berkeley). Mitigating Emissions Leakage in Incomplete Carbon Markets

Monday 10 December 2018. 11.30 – 12.45. LT3 (STRATEGY & OB SEMINAR)

Celia Moore (Bocconi University). Reading Leaders: The Role of Literary Fiction in Leadership Effectiveness

Thursday 13 December 2018. 16.00 – 17.30. LTUG (OPERATIONS & COMPUTING SEMINAR)

Angelos Tsoukalas (American University of Beirut in the Olayan School of Business). Robust Dual Dynamic Programming

Wednesday 09 January 2019. 11.00 – 12.15. LT2 (STRATEGY & OB SEMINAR) – INTERNAL ONLY

Christiane Bode (Bocconi University). Up to no good? Gender, social impact work and employee promotions

Friday 11 January 2019. 14.00 – 15.15. LG19B seminar room. (OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT) – INTERNAL ONLY

Ragavendran Gopalakrishnan (Cornell University). On the Design of Service Systems when Servers are Strategic

Monday 14 January 2019. 11.30 – 12.45. LG19a seminar room (STRATEGY & OB SEMINAR)

Isabel Fernandez-Mateo (LBS). Rejection, competition, and gender diversity in talent pipelines

Tuesday 15 January 2019. 11.30 – 12.45. LG19a seminar room (ECONOMICS SEMINAR) – INTERNAL ONLY

Clare Balboni (LSE). In harm’s way? Infrastructure investments and the persistence of coastal cities

Friday 18 January 2019. 11.30 – 12.45. LG19B seminar room (ECONOMICS SEMINAR) – INTERNAL ONLY

Mateusz Mysliwski (UCL). Value of Information and the Impact of Mortgage Intermediaries on Lender Competition and Households’ Financial Positions

Monday 21 January 2019. 11.30 – 12.45. LG19a seminar room (ECONOMICS SEMINAR) – INTERNAL ONLY

Michele Fioretti (USC). Giving for Profit or Giving to Give: The Profitability of Corporate Social Responsibility

Monday 11 February 2019. 11.30 – 12.45. LG19a seminar room (MARKETING SEMINAR)

Thomas Mussweiler (LBS). Social Comparison: Ubiquity and Flexibility of a Basic Mechanism

Monday 25 February 2019. 14.00 – 15.00. LG19b seminar room (ANALYTICS & OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT SEMINAR)

Ronald Hochreiter (WU, Vienna). On Artificial Intelligence in Business and Finance

Monday 04 March 2019. 12.00 – 13.00 LG19a seminar room (ANALYTICS & OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT SEMINAR)

Rouba Ibrahim (UCL). A General Framework to Compare Announcement Accuracy: Static vs LES-based Announcement

Monday 18 March 2019. 11.00 – 12.45. LG19a seminar room (STRATEGY & OB SEMINAR)

Andrew Hafenbrack (Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics). Mindfulness and Other Adventures

Friday 22 March 2019. 09.45 – 10.45. Lower Ground Square lecture theatre (ANALYTICS & OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT SEMINAR)

David Simchi-Levi (MIT). Online Resource Allocation with Applications to Revenue Management 

Monday 25 March 2019. 11.00 – 12.15. LG19a seminar room (MARKETING SEMINAR)

Martin Schreier (Vienna University). When Valentino Gets Personal: Is Self-customization the New Luxury?

Tuesday 02 April 2019. 13.15 – 14.30. LG19a seminar room (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Noam Yuchtman (Berkeley). Social Interactions and the Dynamics of Political Movements: Experimental Evidence from Hong Kong’s Antiauthoritarian Protests 

Tuesday 09 April. 13.15 – 14.30. LG19a seminar room (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Lorenzo Casaburi (University of Zurich). ICT and Firm Performance: Evidence from Contract Farming in Kenya

Monday 29 April 2019. 11.00 – 12.15. LG19a seminar room, Business School. (MARKETING SEMINAR)

Marc Fischer (University of Cologne). Evaluating the Firm Brand Exploitation Strategy: A Value-based Approach 

Tuesday 30 April 2019. 13.15 – 14.30. LG19a seminar room, Business School. (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Giuseppe Moscelli(University of Surrey). Effects of market structure and patient choice on hospital quality for planned patients

Tuesday 07 May 2019. 11.00 – 12.00. LG19a seminar room, Business School. (ANALYTICS & OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT SEMINAR)

Anton Kleywegt (Georgia Tech University). Joint Estimation of Discrete Choice Model and Arrival Rate with Unobserved Stock-outs

Tuesday 07 May 2019. 13.15 – 14.30. LG19a seminar room, Business School. (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Daniel Ershov (Toulouse School of Economics). The Effects of Consumer Search Costs on Entry and Quality in the Mobile App Market

Friday 10 May 2019. 14.00 – 15.00. LG19a seminar room, Business School. (ANALYTICS & OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT SEMINAR)

Anthony Man-Cho (Chinese University of Hong Kong). Non-Convex Robust Low-Rank Matrix Recovery

Monday 13 May 2019. 11.00 – 12.15. LG19a seminar room, Business School. (MARKETING SEMINAR)

Eddie Ning (Berkeley). List Price and Discount in A Stochastic Sales Process

Tuesday 14 May 2019. 13.15 – 14.30. LG19a seminar room, Business School. (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Kalina Manova (UCL). Productivity, (Mis)allocation and Trade

Monday 20 May 2019. 10.30 – 11.30. LG19a seminar room, Business School. (ANALYTICS & OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT SEMINAR)

Eddie Anderson (University of Sydney). Robust sample average approximation with small sample sizes

Tuesday 28 May 2019. 13.30 – 14.45. LG19a seminar room, Business School. (ECONOMICS)

Charles Angelucci (Columbia Business School). Media Competition and News Diets

Monday 03 June 2019. 11.00 – 12.15. LG19b seminar room, Business School. (ANALYTICS & OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT SEMINAR)

Vishal Agrawal (Georgetown University). Non-ownership Business Models for Solar Energy

Tuesday 04 June 2019. 10.00 – 11.00. LT2, Business School. (ANALYTICS & OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT SEMINAR)

Venkat Chandrasekaran (California Institute of Technology). Learning Convex Relaxations from Data

Tuesday 04 June 2019. 13.30 – 14.45. LT2, Business School. (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

Francesco Decarolis (University of Bocconi). From Mad Men to Maths Men: Concentration and Buyer Power in Online Advertising 

Tuesday 11 June 2019. 10.00 – 11.00. LG19b seminar room, Business School. (ANALYTICS & OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT SEMINAR)

Stephen Chick (INSEAD). New Effective Medicines to Market Sooner? Some statistical and economic challenges of value-based clinical trial design

Tuesday 11 June 2019. 13.30 – 14.45. LT2, Business School. (ECONOMICS SEMINAR)

John Michael Van Reenen (MIT). The Fall of the Labor Share and the Rise of Superstar Firms

Tuesday 18 June 2019. 11.30 – 12.45. LTUG, Business School. (MARKETING SEMINAR)

Cem Ozturk (Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology). The End of the Express Road for Hybrid Vehicles: Can Governments’ Green Product Incentives Backfire?

 

For more information please contact Donna Sutherland-Smith at d.sutherlandsmith@imperial.ac.uk