3 MAY 2019

Venue: Room B-135



12:00 – 13:00   BUFFET LUNCH and welcome by local organizers (Hall)

13:00 – 14:00   KEYNOTE SPEECH: How Effective Is Black-box Digital Consumer Profiling and Audience Delivery?

Catherine Tucker (MIT)

Session 1: policy

Chair: Axel Gautier (University of Liege)

14:00 – 14:35   Online Shopping and Retail Employment: Evidence from Brick-and-mortar bookstores

Tobias Lohse (Ifo Institute for Economic Research), Andreas Mazat, Bastian Stockinger

Discussant: Uli Laitenberger (Telecom ParisTech)

14:35 – 15:10    Mergers in the Digital Economy

Joé Lamesch (University of Liege), Alex Gautier

Discussant: Marc Bourreau (Telecom ParisTech)

15:10 – 15:45   dominant platform and strategic sponsorship

Fabrizio Ciotti (UCLouvain)

Discussant: Axel Gautier (University of Liege)

15:45 – 16:15   COFFEE BREAK

Session 2: Sharing economy

Chair: Alexandre de Cornière (Toulouse School of Economics)

16:15 – 16:50   Gender-specific benefits from ride-hailing apps: Evidence from Uber’s entry in Chile

Ángela Muñoz (Telecom ParisTech), Vicente Lagos, Christine Zulehner

Discussant: Paul Belleflamme (UCLouvain)

16:50 – 17:25   The price is right!

Abi-Rafeh Rossi (Toulouse School of Economics), Emil Palikot

Discussant: Lukasz Grzybowski (Telecom ParisTech)

17:25 – 18:00   Price Manipulation in Peer-to-Peer Markets

Vladimir Pavlov (The Wharton School), Ron Berman

Discussant: Alexandre de Cornière (Toulouse School of Economics)

19:00   DINNER: (for speakers and discussants)








4 MAY 2019

Venue: Room B-135



Session 3: two-sided platforms:

Chair: Oliver Falck (Ifo Institute for Economic Research)

09:00 – 09:35   Estimating Demand with Multi-Homing in Two-Sided Markets

Pauline Affeldt (DIW Berlin), Lapo Filistrucchi

Discussant: Valerio Serse (UCLouvain)

09:35 – 10:10   Coopetition in two-sided markets

Adrien Raizonville (Telecom ParisTech), Marc Bourreau

Discussant: Axel Gautier (University of Liege)

10:10 – 10:30   COFFEE BREAK

Session 4: data markets

Chair: Marc Bourreau (Telecom ParisTech)

10:30 – 11:05   The Effects of Personal Information on Competition: Partial Price Discrimination and Consumer Privacy

Francesco Clavorà Braulin (University of Bologna)

Discussant: Xavier Wauthy (University Saint-Louis Brussels)

11:05– 11:40   Standing on the Shoulders of Web Giants: The Economic Effects of Personal Data Markets

Bastian Haberer (University of Passau), Jan Kraemer, Daniel Schnurr

Discussant: Julien Jacqmin (University of Liège)

11:40– 12:15   RePec

Christian Zimmerman (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)

12:15 – 13:45   lunch

Session 5: Media

Chair: Paul Belleflamme (Aix-Marseille University)

13:45– 14:20  The Newsroom Dilemma. Media Competition, Speed and the Quality of Journalism

Federico Trombetta (University of Warwick), Ayush Pant

Discussant: Leonardo Madio (UCLouvain)

14:20 – 14:55   Homophily in Social Media and News Polarization

Luis Abreu (Toulouse School of Economics), Doh-Shin Jeon

Discussant: Oliver Falck (Ifo Institute for Economic Research)

14:55 – 15:30   Advertising and Content Differentiation: Evidence from YouTube

Anna Kerkhof (University of Cologne)

Discussant: Thomas Fackler (Ifo Institute for Economic Research)

15:30 – 15:50   COFFEE BREAK

Session 6: Reputation

Chair: Lukasz Grzybowski (Telecom ParisTech)

15:50 – 16:25   How Does Competition Affect Reputation Concerns? Theory and Evidence from Airbnb

Michelangelo Rossi (Universidad Carlos III)  

Discussant: Thomas Fackler (Ifo Institute for Economic Research)

16:25 – 17:00   Dealing with Uncertainty: The Value of Reputation in an Institutional Void

Nicolas Eschenbaum (University of St. Gallen), Helge Liebert

Discussant: Sebastian Wichert (Ifo Institute for Economic Research)