September 27, 2013

Berlin IO Day

The 1st Berlin IO Day

Date

September 27, 2013

Location

ESMT Berlin
European School of Management and Technology
Schloßplatz 1
10178 Berlin

The Berlin IO Day is a new one-day workshop sponsored by Berlin's leading academic institutions, including DIW Berlin, ESMT, WZB, Humboldt University Berlin, and Technical University Berlin which takes place twice a year, in the Fall and in the Spring. The aim is to create an international forum for high quality research in Industrial Organization in the heart of Berlin, one of Europe's most vibrant and intellectually lively cities.

09:00 Registration

09:30 Welcome
Tomaso Duso (DIW Berlin & DICE)

Morning: Theory

Chair:

Roland Strausz (Humboldt University Berlin)

09:45 Platform Pricing under Dispersed Information
Bruno Jullien (Toulouse School of Economics)
Co-author: Alessandro Pavan
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 A Theory of Contracts with Limited Enforcement
David Martimort (Paris School of Economics)

12:45

Lunch

Afternoon: Empirics & Experiments

Chair:

Steffen Huck (WZB, Berlin)

14:00 Estimating a Dynamic Game of Spatial Competition: The Case of the U.K. Supermarket Industry
Yuya Takahashi (University of Mannheim)
Co-authors: Pasquale Schiraldi, Howard Smith
15:15 Do Fewer Firms Find it Easier to Collude? On Numbers Effects in Oligopoly Experiments
Hans-Theo Normann (Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics)
Co-author: Miguel A. Fonseca
16:30 Coffee break
17:00 Cooperation/Collusion in Continuous Time: Two Experimental Studies
Maria Bigoni (University of Bologna)
Co-authors: Marco Casari, Andzrej Skrzypacz, Giancarlo Spagnolo

18:15


Closing Remarks
Paul Heidhues (ESMT)

20:00 Dinner (by invitation only)

The Berlin IO Day is a one-day workshop sponsored by the Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP) and supported by the Berlin's leading academic institutions, including DIW Berlin, ESMT Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, and WZB which takes place twice a year, in the Fall and in the Spring.

For each Berlin IO Day, we will invite four or five speakers to present their recent work on a variety of IO topics, followed by a general discussion. The aim is to create an international forum for high quality research in Industrial Organization in the heart of Berlin, one of Europe's most vibrant and intellectually lively cities.

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