ECEFG Competition Policy Workshop 2022

Friday 14 Oct 2022, 09:00 - 18:00
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Novotel Brainpark Rotterdam

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It is our pleasure to invite you to our ECEFG Competition Policy Workshop 2022. This time, the topic is on 'Big Tech in Competition Policy: Perspectives from economics and law'.

The workshop is organised by Erasmus Center for Economic and Financial Governance (ECEFG), with the support of the Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus School of Law, and the Tinbergen Institute.


9:00-9:30  Welcome & Coffee
9:30-10:00Lola Montero Santos (European University Institute) - A Proposed Taxonomy of Data Obligations for Big Tech & the Possible Outcomes They Could Entail
10:00-10:30Ruben van Oosten (Amsterdam Business School )Predatory Pricing in the Presence of Network Effects: Evidence from the lab (co-authored with Sander Onderstal, Amsterdam Business School)
10:30-11:00Jan Blockx (University of Antwerp) - The Impact of the DMA on Article 102 TFEU Enforcement
11.00-11.20Coffee Break
11.20-11.50Esmée Dijk (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) - How do Start-up Acquisitions Affect the Direction of Innovation? (co-authored with José Luis Moraga-Gonzáles, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and University of Groningen, and Evgenia Motchenkova, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
11.50-12.20Anouk van der Veer (European University Institute) - Survival of the Fittest: Static or Dynamic Competition
13.50-14.20Sean Ennis (University of East Anglia) - Price Parity Clauses for Hotel Room Booking: Empirical Evidence from Regulatory Change (co-authored with Marc Ivaldi, Toulouse School of Economics, and Vicente Lagos, Institut Polytechnique de Paris)
14.20-14.50Qian Li (Maastricht University and Erasmus School of Law) and Niels Philipsen (Maastricht University and Erasmus University Rotterdam) -  AI-enabled Price Discrimination as an Abuse of Dominance: A Law and Economics Perspective (co-authored with Caroline Cauffman, Maastricht University)
14.50-15.20Bita Shabgard (Universitat de les Illes Balears) - R&D Investment and Network Effects: A Dynamic Model in the Search Engine Market
15.20-15.40Coffee Break
15.40-16.10Alba Ribera Martínez (Universidad Carlos III Madrid) -The Facebook/GIPHY divestiture. The (new) first of many?
16.10-16.40Sander Onderstal (Amsterdam Business School ) Vertical integration in auction markets (co-authored with Ruben van Oosten, Amsterdam Business School)
16.40-17.00Coffee Break
17.00-17.30Tjasa Petrocnik (Tilburg Law School) Big Tech and Public Policy: transgressing the boundaries of EU competition Law
17.30-18.00Michele Cantarella (University of Helsinki) - Piecework and job search in the platform economy (co-authored with Chiara Strozzi, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia)
18.00Closing remarks


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