The 12th Digital Economics Conference

January 10–11, 2019

Room MS001-MS002-MS003

The objective of the conference, organized by the TSE Digital Center at the Toulouse School of Economics with the help of the CEPR, is to discuss recent contributions to the understanding of the digital economy and its consequences for modern societies. Keeping the spirit of previous years, the conference will feature theoretical, econometric, experimental and policy oriented contributions. We welcome submissions from scholars working in law, political science, psychology and sociology as well as economics.  

Roundtable video (ENG)

 "From Pipeline to Platform: How do firms adapt to the digital Revolution" 



List of communications

Luis AGUIAR (EU Commission) and Joel WALDFOGEL (University of Minnesota) Platforms, Promotion, and Product Discovery: Evidence from Spotify Playlists

Simon ANDERSON (University of Virginia), Alicia BAIK (University of Virginia), and Nathan LARSON (American University), Price Discrimination in the Information Age: List Prices, Poaching, and Retention with Personalized Discounts

Francis BLOCH (Paris School of Economics) and Gabrielle DEMANGE (Paris School of Economics), Profit-sharing rules and taxation of multinational two-sided platforms.

Francesco DECAROLIS (Bocconi University) and Gabriele ROVIGATTI (Bank of Italy), From Mad Men to Maths Men: Concentration and Buyer Power in Online Advertising

Neil GANDAL (Tel Aviv University), JT HAMRICK (The University of Tulsa), Farhang ROUHI (University of New Mexico), Arghya MUKHERJEE (The University of Tulsa), Amir FEDER (Tel Aviv University), Tyler MOORE (The University of Tulsa), and Marie VASEK (University of New Mexico), The Economics of Cryptocurrency Pump and Dump Schemes

Axel GAUTIER (University Liege) and Robert SOMOGYI (Budapest University of Technology and Economics), Prioritization vs zero-rating: Discrimination on the internet

Emeric HENRY (Sciencs Po), Oscar BARRERA (Paris School of Economics), Sergei GURIEV (Sciences Po), and Ekaterina ZHURAVSKAYA (Paris School of Economics), Facts, Alternative Facts, and Fact Checking in Times of Post-Truth Politics

Jin-Hyuk KIM (University of Colorado), Peter NEWBERRY (Pennsylvania State University) and Calvin QIU (Berkeley Research Group), The Role of Information Signals in Determining Crowdfunding Outcomes

Fengshi NIU (University of California, Berkeley), Chang LIU (Harvard University) and Alexander WHITE (Tsinghua University),  Payment Platforms and Pricing: When Does a "One Price Rule" Help Consumer?

Maryam SAEEDI (Carnegie Mellon University), Xiang HUI (Washington University) and Neel SUNDARESAN (Microsoft Corp), Adverse Selection or Moral Hazard, An Empirical Study

Andrey SIMONOV (Columbia University) and Shawndra HILL (Microsoft Research), Competitive Advertising on Brand Search: Traffic Stealing, Adverse Selection, and Customer Confusion

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