Advanced Course: Data Bundling and Platform Envelopment

Jorge Padilla, and Patrick Rey

May 28–29, 2020


Course objectives:

In this course participants will work hand in hand with TSE EX ED faculty to understand the economics of tying in platform markets. In particular, they will assess in depth the effects of platform envelopment and data bundling strategies, review some recent cases, such as the Google Android case, and discuss appropriate remedies, such as data sharing, taking account of potential privacy concerns.

Key benefits:

• Learn about the economics of tying in multisided markets
• Assess in depth recent cases
• Discuss appropriate legal standards


Raphaël de Coninck, CRA
Dr. Alexandre de Cornière, TSE
Dr. Jorge Padilla, TSE