TEIS 2019 Program

Friday March 15 (Roof @ Fairmont Hotel Vancouver)
5:30–6:00pm Opening Reception
6–7:00pm Open-floor Discussion


Saturday March 16 (Roof @ Fairmont Hotel Vancouver)
7:30-8:50am Breakfast
8:50–9:00am Opening Remarks
9–10am Rajiv Dewan, University of Rochester
"Effect of asymmetric machine learning on price discrimination"
Discussant: Mingdi Xin, University of California at Irvine
10–11am Abhijeet Ghoshal, University of Wisconsin
"Support Forums and Software Vendor's Pricing Strategy"
Discussant: Antino Kim, Indiana University
11–11:30am Coffee Break
11:30am–12:30pm Rachel Chen, University of California at Davis
"The Interaction of Fit-revelation Strategy and Advertising"
Discussant: Manu Goyal, University of Utah
12:30–2pm Lunch
2–3pm DJ Wu, Georgia Institute of Technology
"Platform Competition under Network Effects: Piggybacking and Optimal Subsidization"
Discussant: Ming Fan, University of Washington
3–4pm Hooman Hidaji, University of Calgary
“Take Out Your Data: Impact of the Right to Data Portability on Platform Competition”
Discussant: Rajiv Mukherjee, SMU
4–4:30pm Coffee Break
4:30–5:30pm James Zhang, University of Texas at Dallas
“Is More Better? Divide between Retailer’s and Manufacturers’ Preferences for Reviews and Review Monetization”
Discussant: Yipeng Liu, Northern Illinois University
6:30pm–9:00 Dinner (The Tea House on Stanley Park)(Map)
Bus leaves from Fairmont Hotel Vancouver at 6:10pm
Drinks from 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Dinner at 7:00pm
Bus leaves from Tea House at 9:10pm


Sunday March 17 (Roof @ Fairmont Hotel Vancouver)
7:30–9am Breakfast
9–10am Hemant K. Bhargava University of California at Davis
"Turbulence in Entertainment: Chaos or a New Order? A Model for Co-opetitive Production with Cross-Producer Bundling"
Discussant: Debabrata (Deb) Day, University of Washington
10–11am Lizhen Xu, Georgia Institute of Technology
"Everyday Low Price Strategy and Survival in Online Markets: A Model of Search and Price Competition"
Discussant: Atanu Lahiri , University of Texas at Dallas
11–11:30am Coffee Break
11:30am–12:30pm Lin Hao, Notre Dame
"The Overlooked Benefit of Consumer Showrooming for a Physical Retailer"
Discussant: De Liu, University of Minnesota
12:30–2pm Lunch


Monday March 18 (Moresby Island Room @ Fairmont Hotel Vancouver)
5:30–6:30pm Roundtable Discussion
6:30–6:45pm Closing Remarks