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CALL FOR PAPERS: 3rd International Workshop on the Economics of Competition and Industrial Organization

Workshop date: 
Monday, March 9, 2015 to Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Workshop location: 
Stellenbosch

The aim of the workshop is to consider theoretical and empirical advances in the economics of competition. Previous workshops included a mix of applied microeconomics and industrial organization research, but theoretical work is also welcome. The aim of the workshop is to afford researchers the opportunity to build networks with local and international colleagues. International participants including the keynote speaker Prof Luke Froeb (Vanderbilt University) as well as Prof Katja Seim (University of Pennsylvania Wharton School) and Prof Caroline Buts (Vrije Universiteit Brussel).

Workshop information: 
Workshop papers: 
Presumptions and prior odds in merger decision rules
Demand Estimation and Competition in the South African Banking Industry
The Internet: Just Another Distribution Channel? EU and U.S. Competition Policy Approaches to E-Commerce
Mergers Increase Output when Firms Compete by Managing Revenue
Estimating demand for fixed-mobile bundles and switching costs between tariffs
Studies of Cartel Stability, Breakdown and Harm in South Africa
Multinational Production and the Scope of Innovation
An Analysis of Competition and Market Structure in the Nigerian Banking Industry (2001-2013)
Complexity, Efficiency, and Fairness of Multi-Product Monopoly Pricing
Ryan Hawthrone Presentation
Knocking on Tax Haven’s Door: Multinational Firms and Transfer Pricing
Toward a Theory of Market Failure in the South African Private Health System