Industrial Organization in the digital economy

The LCII, in collaboration with HEC-ULg, organizes a two days Workshop on Industrial Organization in the digital economy.


March 6, 2015 - 9:00 am


March 7, 2015 - 12:30 am


HEC-­‐ULg, rue Louvrex 14, 4000 Liège   View map

The LCII, in collaboration with HEC-ULg, organizes a two days Workshop on Industrial Organization in the digital economy. Liège, 6 & 7 March 2015.

Day 1: Friday March 6

9h–‐10h45: Session 1 Pricing on the internet (chair: Axel Gautier)

Welcome words: Axel Gautier & Paul Belleflamme

  • Broos, S. (ULg and LCII) Competing One‐Way Essential Complements: the Forgotten Side of Net Neutrality (co-author : A. Gautier)
  • Carroni, E. (UNamur) Pricing in Social Networks under Limited Information (co-author : S. Righi)
  • Huang, J. (CEMFI) Should Google Profit like a Taxi Driver?

10h45-11h15: Coffee break

11h15-12h45: Session 2 On-line content production (chair : Eric Toulemonde)

  • Aguiar, L. (IPTS) Online Copyright Enforcement, Consumer Behavior, and Market Structure (co-authors : J. Claussen and C. Peukert)
  • Dürr, N. (Center for European Economic Research) Exploring Niche Competition and the Timing of Entry : The Case of the Motion Picture Industry (co-authors : B. Engelstätter and R. Ward)
  • Sen, A. (TSE) Clicks and Editorial Decisions: How does Popularity Shape Online News Coverage? (Co-author : P. Yldirim)

12h45-14h: Lunch

14h-15h30: Plenary session 1 (chair: Paul Belleflamme)

  • N. Petit (ULg and LCII) Antitrust in High Tech Markets: The challenge of policing “Moligopolists”

15h30-16h: Coffee break

16h-18h: Session 3 IP and antitrust Policy in the digital economy (chair: J. Crémer)

  • Boutin, A. (ULB & FRESH) Screening for Good Patent Pools through Price Caps on Individual Licenses
  • Gaudin, G.  (DICE, University of Düsseldorf) On the Antitrust  Economics of the Electronic Books Industry (co–‐author: A. White)
  • Mariotto, C. (Ecole Nationale des Mines de Paris & CERNA) Double Internalization and Interchange Fee Bias (co–‐author: M. Verdier)
  • Kasiyanto, S. (TILEC) Understanding the Battle in Ruling the Interchange Fees of Card Networks

20h: Conference Diner at l’Enoteca

Day 2: Saturday March

9h‐11h Session 4 Strategic investments and market structure (chair: Paul Belleflamme)

  • Lam, W. (ULg and LCII) Attack-Deterring and Damage-Control Investments in Cybersecurity
  • Liu, X. (TSE) Targeted Advertising and Entry
  • Brühn, T. (Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen) The Value of User‐Specific Information for Two-Sided Matchmakers (co-authors : G. Götz and A. Meinusch)
  • Montes, R. (TSE) Imperfect Competition, Information, and Privacy (co-authors : W. Sand-Zantman and T. Valletti)

11h‐11h15: Coffee Break

11h15‐12h45: Plenary session 2 (chair: Axel Gautier)

  • J. Crémer (TSE), Analyzing competition forthe market in Internet markets

12h45: Lunch

Liege Competition and Innovation Institute
University of Liege (ULg)
Quartier Agora
Place des Orateurs, 1, Bât. B 33
BE-4000 Liege

Phone: +32 4 366.31.30
Fax: +32 4 366.31.55