Programme


The videos of the EARIE 2020 online conference sessions are available on the University of Bologna Department of Economics YouTube Channel.



Friday, August 28, 2020

 

15:00 - 16:15 CEST    
Plenary speaker Natalia Fabra  
  The Energy Transition: A Challenge for Industrial Economics  
16:30 - 18:00 CEST    
Invited session 1: Vertical restraints and investment
     
  Jeanine Miklós-Thal Scott Kominers
  Input Price Discrimination by Resale Market (joint with Greg Shaffer) Investment Incentives in Near-Optimal Mechanisms (joint with M. Akbarpour, S. Li, and P. R. Milgrom)
     
Invited session 2: Empirical analysis of oligopoly
     
  Greg Crawford David Byrne
  The case to investigate in Google-Fitbit (And its implications for academic IO research) Price Discrimination, Search, and Negotiation in an Oligopoly: A Field Experiment in Retail Electricity (joint with Leslie A. Martin and Jia Sheen Nah)

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Saturday, August 29, 2020

 

15:00 - 16:15 CEST    
Presidential address John Vickers  
  Competition for Imperfect Consumers  
     
16:15 - 16:25 CEST    
General Assembly    
     
16:30 - 18:00 CEST    
Invited session 3: Platforms and network effects
     
  Julian Wright Marc Ivaldi
  Data-Enabled Learning, Network Effects and Competitive Advantage (joint with Andrei Hagiu) Platform Mergers: Lessons from a Case in the Digital TV Market (joint with Jiekai Zhang)
     
Invited session 4: Empirics for auctions and trading games
     
  Shoshana Vasserman Brad Larsen
  Scaling Auctions as Insurance: A Case Study in Infrastructure Procurement (joint with Valentin Bolotnyy) A Mechanism Design Approach to Identification and Estimation (joint with Anthony Lee Zhang)

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Sunday, August 30, 2020

 

15:00 - 16:15 CEST    
Plenary speaker John Asker  
  Cartels and Welfare  
16:30 - 18:00 CEST    
Invited session 5: Antitrust
     
Guest Chair Lorenzo Coppi (Compass Lexecon)
     
  Giacomo Calzolari Louis Kaplow
  Algorithmic Pricing, Observability and Collusion (joint with Emilio Calvano, Vincenzo Denicolò and Sergio Pastorello) Horizontal Merger Analysis
     
Invited session 6: Price discrimination
     
  Renato Gomes Laura Doval
  Brand Loyalty and Quality Provision in Oligopolistic Price
Discrimination
(joint with Jean-Marie Lozachmeur and Lucas Maestri)
Nonlinear Pricing with Downstream Markets (joint with Vasiliki Skreta)