Talks of the 2020-2021 academic year

- Tuesday, December 14, 2021: Holiday break - Tuesday, December 28, 2021: Holiday break

- Tuesday, November 30, 2021: Erik Madsen (New York University), Insider Imitation (with Nikhil Vellodi)
Moderator: Özlem Bedre-Defolie (ESMT-Berlin). Discussant: Justin Johnson (Cornell University)

- Tuesday, November 16, 2021: Kohei Kawaguchi (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), Merger Analysis in the App Economy: An Empirical Model of Ad-Sponsored Media (with Toshifumi Kuroda and Susumu Sato)
Moderator: Shota Ichihashi (Bank of Canada). Discussant: Daniel Ershov (Toulouse School of Economics)

- Tuesday, November 2, 2021: Timothy Simcoe (Boston University), Complementary Multi-Sided Platforms (with Doh-Shin Jeon, Yassine Lefouili and Yaxin Li)
Moderator: Hanna Halaburda (New-York Stern). Discussant: Alex White (Tsinghua University)

- Tuesday, October 19, 2021: Ginger Zhe Jin (University of Maryland), Platform as a Rule Maker: Evidence from Airbnb's Cancellation Policies (with Jian Jia and Liad Wagman)
Moderator: Andrey Fradkin (Boston University). Discussant: Konrad Stahl (University of Mannheim)

- Tuesday, October 5, 2021: Thomas Philippon (New-York University), Data Sharing and Market Power with Two-Sided Platforms (with Rishabh Kirpalani)
Moderator: Alexandre de Cornière (Toulouse School of Economics). Discussant: Shota Ichihashi (Bank of Canada).

- Tuesday, September 21, 2021: Jacopo Bregolin (Toulouse School of Economics), Authority and Delegation in Online Communities
Moderator: Chiara Farronato (Harvard Business School. Discussant: Kevin Boudreau (Northeastern University)

- Tuesday, September 7, 2021: Alexander White (Tsinghua University), Optional Intermediaries and Pricing Restraints (with Chang Liu and Fengshi Niu)
Moderator: Alexandre de Cornière (Toulouse School of Economics). Discussant: Julian Wright (National University of Singapore)

- Tuesday, August 10, 2021: Holiday break

- Tuesday, August 24, 2021: Holiday break

- Tuesday, July 27, 2021: Hanna Halaburda (NYU-Stern), Will Blockchain Disrupt Platform Businesses?
 Moderator: Greg Taylor (University of Oxford). Discussant: Andrei Hagiu (Boston University)

- Tuesday, July 13, 2021: Leonardo Madio (University of Padova), The Economics of Platform Liability (with Yassine Lefouili)
Moderator: Emilio Calvano (University of Bologna). Discussant: Kathryn Spier (Harvard Law School)

- Tuesday, June 29, 2021: Tat-How Teh (National University of Singapore), Multihoming and Oligopolistic Platform Competition (with Chunchun Liu, Julian Wright and Junjie Zhou)
Moderator: Andrei Hagiu (Boston University). Discussant: Markus Reisinger (Frankfurt School of Finance and Management)

- Tuesday, June 15, 2021: Susan Athey (Stanford University), Platform Annexation (with Fiona Scott Morton)
Moderator: Julian Wright (National University of Singapore). Discussant: Steven C. Salop (Georgetown University Law Center)

- Tuesday, June 1, 2021: Arun Sundararajan (New-York University), The Limits of Centralized Pricing in Online Marketplaces and the Value of User Control (with Apostolos Filippas Fordham and Srikanth Jagabathula)
Moderator: Andrey Fradkin (Boston University). Discussant: Shane Greenstein (Harvard Business School)

- Tuesday, May 18, 2021: Kai Hao Yang (Yale University), Equivalence in Business Models for Informational Intermediaries
Moderator: Emilio Calvano (University of Bologna). Discussant: Daniele Condorelli (University of Warwick)

- Tuesday, April 20, 2021: John J. Horton (MIT Sloan & NBER), Pricing in Designed Markets: The Case of Ride-Sharing (with Jonathan V. Hall and Daniel T. Knoepfle)
Moderator: Marc Rysman (Boston University). Discussant: Juan Camilo Castillo (University of Pennsylvania)

- Tuesday, April 6, 2021: Shota Ichihashi (Bank of Canada), Addictive Platforms (with Byung-Cheol Kim)
Moderator: Greg Taylor (University of Oxford). Discussant: Tommaso Valletti (Imperial College Business School)

- Tuesday, March 23, 2021: Hsin-Tien Tsai (NUS), Steering via Algorithmic Recommendations (with Nan Chen)
Moderator: Chiara Farronato (Harvard Business School). Discussant: Daniel Ershov (Toulouse School of Economics)

- Tuesday, March 9, 2021: Alessandro Bonatti (MIT), The Economics of Social Data (with Dirk Bergemann and Tan Gan)
Moderator: Alexandre de Cornière (Toulouse School of Economics). Discussant: Jay Pil Choi (Michigan State University)

- Tuesday, February 23, 2021: Ulrich Laitenberger (Telecom-ParisTech), Vertical Integration of Platforms and Product Prominence" (with Morgane Cure, Matthias Hunold, Reinhold Kesler and Thomas Larrieu)
Moderator: Feng Zhu (Harvard Business School). Discussant: Marc Ivaldi (Toulouse School of Economics)

- Tuesday, February 9, 2021: Ruslan Momot (HEC Paris), Digital Privacy (with Itay P. Fainmesser and Andrea Galeotti)
Moderator: Greg Taylor (University of Oxford). Discussant: Alex Smolin (Toulouse School of Economics)

- Tuesday, January 26, 2021: Luigi Zingales (University of Chicago), Kill Zone, (with Sai Krishna Kamepalli and Raghuram Rajan)
Moderator: Özlem Bedre-Defolie (ESMT-Berlin). Discussant: Luis Cabral (NYU Stern)

- Tuesday, January 12, 2021: Oren Reshef (Washington University in St Louis), Smaller Slices of a Growing Pie: The Effects of Entry in Platform Markets
Moderator: Andrey Fradkin (Boston University). Discussant: John Horton (MIT Sloan School of Management)

- Tuesday, December 29, 2020: Break

- Tuesday, December 15, 2020: Özlem Bedre-Defolie (ESMT-Berlin), Hybrid Platform Model (with Simon Anderson)
Moderator: Alexandre de Cornière (Toulouse School of Economics). Discussant: Heski Bar-Isaac (University of Toronto)

- Tuesday, December 1, 2020: Seth Benzell (MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy), How to Govern Facebook: A Structural Model for Taxing and Regulating Big Tech (with Avinash Collis)
Moderator: Hanna Halaburda (NYU-Stern). Discussant: Alex White (Tsinghua University)

- Tuesday, November 17, 2020: Jay Pil Choi (Michigan State University), Two-Sided Platforms and Biases in Technology Adoption (with Doh-Shin Jeon)
Moderator: Andrei Hagiu (Boston University). Discussant: Martin Peitz (University of Mannheim)

- Tuesday, November 3, 2020: Zhijun Chen (Monash University), Data-Driven Mergers and Personalization (with C. Choe, J. Cong and N. Matsushima) 
Moderator: Alexandre de Cornière (Toulouse School of Economics). Discussant: Greg Taylor (University of Oxford)

- Tuesday, October 20, 2020: Benjamin Leyden (Cornell University), Platform Design and Innovation Incentives: Evidence from the Product Ratings System on Apple's App Store
Moderator: Andrei Hagiu (Boston University). Discussant: Georgios Zervas (Boston University)

- Tuesday, October 6, 2020: Gregory Lewis (Microsoft Research), The Supply and Demand Effects of Review Platforms (with Georgios Zervas)
Moderator: Andrey Fradkin (Boston University). Discussant: Chiara Farronato (Harvard Business School)

- Tuesday, September 22, 2020: Andrew Rhodes (Toulouse School of Economics), Platform Design when Sellers Use Pricing Algorithm (with Justin Johnson and Matthijs Wildenbeest) 
Moderator: Hanna Halaburda (NYU-Stern). Discussant: Alexander MacKay (Harvard Business School)

- Tuesday, September 8, 2020: Nikhil Vellodi (Princeton University and Paris School of Economics), Rating Design and Barriers to entry, 
Moderator: Alexandre de Cornière (Toulouse School of University). Discussant: Maryam Saeedi (Carnegie Mellon University)

- Tuesday, August 25, 2020: (Cancelled for EEA 2020)
- Tuesday, August 11, 2020: (Break)

- Tuesday, July 28, 2020: Ananya Sen (Carnegie Mellon University), The Editor vs. the Algorithm: Economic Returns to Data and Externalities in Online News (with Jörg Claussen and Christian Peukert)
Moderator: Feng Zhu (Harvard Business School)

- Wednesday, July 15, 2020: Lester Chan (Boston University), Divide and Conquer in Two-Sided Markets: A Potential-Game Approach
Moderator: Hanna Halaburda (NYU-Stern)

- Tuesday, June 30, 2020: Andrey Fradkin (Boston University) Dog Eat Dog: Measuring Returns to Scale Using a Digital Platform Merger (with Chiara Farronato and Jessica Fong)
Moderator: Feng Zhu (Harvard Business School)

- Tuesday, June 16, 2020: Maryam Saeedi (Canergie Mellon University), Optimal Rating Systems on Platforms (with Hugo Hopenhayn)
Moderator: Alexandre de Cornière (Toulouse School of University)

- Tuesday, June 2, 2020: Özlem Bedre-Defolie (ESMT-Berlin), Platform Competion for Exclusivity with a Marquee Seller (with Gary Biglaiser)
Moderator: Hanna Halaburda (NYU-Stern)

- Tuesday, May 19, 2020: Renato Gomes (Toulouse School of Economics), Regulating Platform Fees under Price Parity (with Andrea Mantovani)
Moderator: Andrei Hagiu (Boston University)

- Tuesday, May 5, 2020: Hui Li (Carnegie Mellon University), Information Transparency, Multi-Homing, and Platform Competition: A Natural Experiment in the Daily Deals Market (with Feng Zhu) 
Moderator: Marc Rysman (Boston University)

- Tuesday, April 21, 2020: Andrei Hagiu (Boston University), Data enabled learning, network effects and competitive advantage (with Julian Wright)
Moderator: Alexandre de Cornière (Toulouse School of Economics)