INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION CONFERENCE
Sheraton Phildelphia University City Hotel
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Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With approximately 26,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities.
Drexel has built its global reputation on core achievements that include:
Founded in 1891 in Philadelphia, Drexel now engages with students and communities around the world via:
Sheraton Philadelphia University City is located in Philadelphia's vibrant University City neighborhood on the campus of the prestigious University of Pennsylvania. The hotel is just steps from Drexel University, Amtrak's 30th Street Station and the three hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania Health System.
Guests enjoy convenient access to downtown and the convention and historic districts of Center City Philadelphia. The hotel is also within walking distance from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Presbyterian Medical Center.
The hotel is minutes from iconic attractions like Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution were signed, the Liberty Bell, and the Franklin Institute. Explore the Philadelphia Zoo, Philadelphia Museum of Art and the U of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology.
OR you can call the toll free Central Reservations Office iat 1-800-228-3000 and identifying yourself as a member of the group "IOS" to obtain the special group rate.
Michael D. Whinston is the Sloan Fellows Professor of Management in the Applied Economics Group at MIT Sloan and Professor of Economics in the Economics Department.
Whinston was the Robert E. and Emily H. King Professor of Business Instutions in the Department of Economics, Northwestern University from 1998-2013. Previously, he was a Professor of Economics at Harvard University.
He is an elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a Fellow of the Econometric Society. He was also a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences, and an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow from 1990-1992. Whinston was awarded the Compass Lexicon Prize in 2008.
His research has covered a variety of topics in microeconomics and industrial organization, including firm behavior in oligopolistic markets, antitrust, game theory, the design of contracts and organizations, law and economics, and most recently, health economics.
Whinston is a coauthor of the leading graduate textbook in microeconomics, Microeconomic Theory [Oxford University Press, 1995], and is the author of Lectures on Antitrust Economics [The MIT Press, 2006]. Most recently he co-authored Microeconomics [McGraw-Hill, 2007; second edition 2013], an intermediate microeconomics text.
He has served as a coeditor of the RAND Journal of Economics, the leading journal in industrial organization, and is currently on the editorial board of the American Economic Journals: Microeconomics.
Whinston received a BS in economics and an MBA in finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a PhD in economics from MIT.
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