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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

CARTELS: A CONFERENCE IN HONOR OF ROBERT F. LANZILLOTTI, March 1 - 2, 2013, University of Florida

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285 Holland Law Center, Levin College of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law

March 1 - 2, 2013

Sponsored by the Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center Warrington College of Business, University of Florida


8:45 am – 9:00 am Welcoming remarks

9:00 am – 10:45 am SESSION 1 (Daniel Sokol, Chair)

Luke Froeb, Vanderbilt University “Cartel Detection: A Review of Theory and Practice”

William Page, University of Florida “Objective and Subjective Theories of Concerted Action”

10:45 am – 11:00 am Break

11:00 am – 12:45 pm SESSION 2 (Robert Marshall, Chair)

Joseph Harrington, University of Pennsylvania “The Relative Efficacy of Price Announcements and Express Communication for Collusion when Firms are Asymmetric: Experimental Findings”

Margaret Levenstein, University of Michigan “Price-Fixing Hits Home: An Empirical Study of U.S. Price Fixing Conspiracies”

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm KEYNOTE LUNCHEON ADDRESS Robert Lanzillotti, University of Florida “Cartels and Cartel Detection”

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm SESSION 3 (Patrick Rey, Chair)

Leslie Marx, Duke University “Buyer Resistance for Cartel versus Merger” (Joint with Robert Marshall)

Charles Angelucci, University of Toulouse & Harvard University “Moral Hazard in Hierarchies: The Case of Soft Information”

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm Break

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm SESSION 4 (William Page, Chair)

Daniel Sokol, University of Florida “Cartels, Detection, and Mergers and Acquisitions”


8:45 am – 10:30 am

SESSION 1 (Jon Hamilton, Chair) John Asker, New York University “Cartels and the Extensive Margin”

Roger Blair, University of Florida, “The Implications of American Needle Cartel for the NCAA ”

10:30 am – 10:45am Break

10:45 am – 11:45 am SESSION 2 (David Sappington, Chair)

Patrick Rey, University of Toulouse “On the Design of Leniency Programs”

Download UF Cartels Agenda 1-8-13

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