6. Oktober 2017

Berlin IO Day

The 9th Berlin IO Day

Termin

6. Oktober 2017

Ort

Schumpeter Hall
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 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.

09:15 Registration
09:55 Opening
Hannes Ullrich (DIW Berlin & University of Zurich)

Morning

Chair:

Michał Grajek (ESMT)  
10:00 Structural Model of Product Line Pricing in Differentiated Good Markets
Andras Niedermayer (Université Paris-Dauphine)
11:00 Coffee Break
11:15 The Effects of a Day Off from Retail Price Competition: Evidence on Consumer Behavior and Firm Performance in Gasoline Retailing
Frode Steen (NHH Norwegian School of Economics)
12:15 Lunch

Afternoon

Chair:

Anja Schöttner (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)  
13:30 Relational Contracts, Procurement Competition, and Supplier Collusion
Giancarlo Spagnolo (SITE Stockholm & University of Rome “Tor Vergata”)
14:30 The Limits to Moral Erosion in Markets: Social Norms and the Replacement Excuse
Björn Bartling (University of Zurich)
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00 Salience in Retailing: Vertical Restraints on Internet Sales
Fabian Herweg (University of Bayreuth)
17:00 Closing Remarks
Tomaso Duso (DIW Berlin)
19:30 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.

Organizers: