Thursday, August 24

Time Session / Event
10:00 – 13:00 Registration
13:00 – 13:15 Welcome Address
13:15 – 14:30 Keynote – Ali Hortaçsu
14:45 – 16:15 Parallel I & Invited  I
16:15 – 16:45 Coffee Break
16:45 – 18:15 Parallel II & Invited  II
18:15 – 19:30 Welcome Reception

Friday, August 25

Time Session / Event
09:30 – 11:00 Parallel III & Invited  III
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 13:00 Parallel IV & Invited  IV
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
13:15 – 14:15 Roundtable IO Journal Editors
14:30 – 16:00 Parallel V
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 18:00 Keynote – Panel
18:00 – 18:30 EARIE General Assembly
20:00 – 22:30 Conference Dinner

Saturday, August 26

Time Session / Event
09:00 – 10:30 Parallel VI & Invited V
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:15 Keynote Paul Heidhues
12:15 – 14:00 Lunch
12:30 – 13:30 ERC Funding Panel
14:00 – 15:30 Parallel VII & Invited VI
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:30 Parallel VIII

Keynote Speakers

Ali Hortaçsu
University of Chicago
Title: Organizations and Firm Behavior
Chair: Pierre Dubois

Paul Heidhues
Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE),
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Title: Regulation in Economies with Limited Consumer Attention (joint work with J. Johnen (UC Louvain) and B. Kőszegi (briq)
Chair: Natalia Fabra

Plenary Panel: Frontiers in Merger Analysis and Policy


Chiara Fumagalli
Bocconi University, Milan

Patrick Rey
Toulouse School of Economics

Hans Zenger
DG Competition (European Commission)

Invited Sessions

Invited I
Chair: Jeanine Miklos-Thal
Simon Loertscher (University of Melbourne)
Ramsey pricing revisited (with Ellen Muir)
Nicolas Schutz (University of Mannheim)
Merger Analysis with IIA Demand (with Volker Nocke)

Invited II

Data, Privacy, Competition

Chair: Chiara Fumagalli
Alessandro Bonatti (MIT)
How Do Digital Advertising Auctions Impact Product Prices?
(with Dirk Bergemann, Nicholas Wu)
Jacopo Perego (Columbia University)
Competitive Markets for Personal Data

Invited III
Chair: Laura Lasio
Anders Munk-Nielsen (University of Copenhagen)
Markups on Drop-Downs: Prominence in Pharmaceutical Markets
James Roberts (Duke University)
Regulation and Litigation in Health Care Fraud: the Case of Dialysis

Invited IV
Chair: Ulrich Hege
Alessandro Gavazza (London School of Economics)
Mortgage Pricing and Monetary Policy
Milena Wittwer (Boston College)
Intermediary Market Power and Capital Constraints

Invited V

Chair: Bruno Jullien
Ginger Zhe Jin (University of Maryland)
The Effects of Short-term Rental Regulation: Insights from Chicago (with Liad Wagman and Mengyi Zhong)
Giacomo Calzolari (European University Institute)
Artificial intelligence, algorithmic recommendations, and competition

Invited VI
Chair: Estelle Cantillon
Rodrigo Carril (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Centralized Procurement: the Role of Scale, Selection, and Preference Heterogeneity
Marleen Marra (Science Po Paris)
Spatial Rents, Garage Location, and Competition in the London Bus Market (with Florian Oswald)

Roundtable with the IO Journal Editors
Larry White (NYU)
Giacomo Calzolari and Ginger Zhe Jin (International Journal of Industrial Organization)
Vincenzo Denicolò (Journal of Economics and Management Strategy)
Alessandro Gavazza (RAND Journal of Economics)
Matthew Mitchell (Journal of Industrial Economics)
Larry White (Review of Industrial Organization)

ERC Funding Panel
Chair: Jerko Markovina
Panellists: Jerko Markovina, Natalia Fabra, Alessandro Gavazza, Sandro Shelegia
The ERC presents a great opportunity for economists to fund their research. This panel, chaired by Jerko Markovina, from the ERC SH1 panel, offers an opportunity to learn more about the application and selection process, while receiving first-hand experience from panel members and successful ERC grant holders.

Parallel Sessions here