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NET Institute Conference on Network Economics NET Institute; Institute for Business Innovation, Haas School of Business UC Berkeley Friday, May 9, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT) Berkeley, CA

 

 

NET Institute Conference on Network Economics

 Sponsored by the NET Institute, http://www.NETinst.org/ and

the Institute for Business Innovation, Haas School of Business

 May 9, 2014

Wells Fargo Room, Haas School of Business [MAP]

 Program

(also at http://www.NETinst.org/2014_conference.htm)

Conference Booklet

 

8:30-9:00         Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:15         Introductory Remarks

                            Nicholas Economides, Executive Director, NET Institute, Stern School of Business, NYU & Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley

9:15-11:00       Two-sided markets

                             Chairman: Nicholas Economides, Stern School of Business, NYU and Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley

 1.      Lapo Filistrucchi and Tobias J. Klein, Tilburg University, Price Competition in Two-Sided Markets with Heterogeneous Consumers and Network Effects, NET Institute Working Paper #13-20. 

Discussant:  Przemek Jeziorski, UC Berkeley.

2.      Itai Ater, Tel Aviv University and Eugene Orlov, Compass Lexecon, The Effect of the Internet on Performance and Quality: Evidence from the Airline Industry, NET Institute Working Paper #13-07.

Discussant: and Byung-Cheol Kim, Georgia Institute of Technology [Presentation]

3.      Aaron Bodoh-Creed, University of California at Berkeley, Jorn Boehnke (Speaker), University of Chicago and Brent R. Hickman, University of Chicago, Optimal Design of Two-Sided Market Platforms: An Empirical Case Study of eBay, NET Institute Working Paper #13-22

Discussant: Anton Badev, Federal Reserve Bank, San Francisco

 

11:15-1:00       Network Neutrality, Regulatory Issues and Network Formation

                           Chairman: Michael Katz, UC Berkeley

 1.      Jay Pil Choi, Michigan State University, Doh-Shin Jeon, Toulouse School of Economics & CEPR and Byung-Cheol Kim (Speaker), Georgia Institute of Technology, Asymmetric Neutrality Regulation and Innovation at the Edges: Fixed vs. Mobile Networks, NET Institute Working Paper #13-24. 

Discussant: Glenn Woroch, UC Berkeley.

2.     Jin-Hyuk Kim (Speaker), University of Colorado at Boulder, and Tin Cheuk Leung, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Quantifying the Impacts of Digital Rights Management and E-Book Pricing on the E-Book Reader Market, NET Institute Working Paper #13-03. [Presentation]

Discussant: Minjung Park, UC Berkeley 

3.      Zsolt Katona, University of California at Berkeley, Competing for Influencers in a Social Network, NET Institute Working Paper #13-06. [Presentation]

Discussant: Hanna Halaburda, Bank of Canada

 

1:00-2:15         Lunch

  

2:15-4:00         Network Marketplaces, Intermediaries, and Social Issues on Networks

1.    Hanna Halaburda (Speaker), Bank of Canada, Bruno Jullien, Toulouse School of Economics and Yaron Yehezkel, Tel Aviv University, Dynamic Network Competition, NET Institute Working Paper #13-10. 

Discussant: Miguel Villas-Boas, UC Berkeley.

2.      Panos Markopoulos (Speaker), University of Cyprus and Kartik Hosanagar, University of Pennsylvania, A Model of Product Design and Information Disclosure Investments, NET Institute Working Paper #13-25. 

Discussant: Ying-Ju Chen, UC Berkeley.

 3.   Jason Chan (Speaker), Anindya Ghose and Robert Seamans, Stern School of Business, NYU, The Internet and Hate Crime: Offline Spillovers from Online Access, NET Institute Working Paper #13-02. 

Discussant: Sridhar Narayanan, Stanford GSB.

  

4:00-5:30         Cheese and Wine Reception

To attend the conference it is required that you RSVP at http://netinst2014.eventbrite.com/

                          

                            Have questions about NET Institute Conference on Network Economics?                                  Contact NET Institute; Institute for Business Innovation, Haas School of Business UC Berkeley

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