October 7, 2016

Berlin IO Day

The 7th Berlin IO Day

Date

October 7, 2016

Location

Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
School of Business and Economics
Spandauer Str. 1
10178 Berlin

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, Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, and WZB 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
09:40 Opening
Daniel Klapper (HU Berlin)

Morning

Chair:

Daniel Klapper  
09:45 International Price Differences in Online Markets – Evidence from Portable Computers (with Nestor Duch-Brown, Lukasz Grzybowski, and André Romahn)
Frank Verboven (University of Leuven)
10:45 Discussion
11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Innovation and Distribution: A General Equilibrium Model of Manufacturing and Retailing
Bart Bronnenberg (Tilburg University)
12:30 Discussion
12:45 Lunch

Afternoon

Chair:

Özlem Bedre-Defolie (ESMT)  
14:00 Information Use and Acquisition in Price-Setting Oligopolies (with Chris Wallace)
David Myatt (London Business School)
15:00 Discussion
15:15 Buying Goods of Unknown Value: An Experiment (with Katharina Momsen)
Henrik Orzen (University of Mannheim)
16:15 Discussion
16:30 Coffee Break
17:00 Agency Pricing and Bargaining: Empirical Evidence from the E-Book Market (with Babur De los Santos and Daniel P. O'Brien)
Matthijs R. Wildenbeest 
(Indiana University)
18:00 Discussion
18:15 Concluding Remarks
Tomaso Duso (DIW Berlin)
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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