AntiTrust Economics & Competition on Policy Workshop
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As part of the Business & Policy Initiative at Simon Business School, we present the Antitrust Economics & Competition Policy Workshop, featuring presentations by some of the nation’s top minds in business and policy. This two-day event also includes a Roundtable on Algorithmic Pricing and Competition moderated by Jeanine Miklos-Thal, director of the Business & Policy Initiative at Simon Business School.

Agenda
12:00pm
1:00pm
Informal Lunch, for speakers, Schlegel 101
1:00pm
1:15pm
Registration and Welcome
1:15pm
2:00pm
Algorithmic Competition, With Humans
Presenter
Mathew Leisten, Federal Trade Commission
2:05pm
2:50pm
Algorithmic Pricing Facilitates Tacit Collusion
Presenter
Leon Musolff, Microsoft Research
2:55pm
3:20pm
Pricing Frictions and Platform Remedies: The Case of AirBnB
Presenter
Yufeng Huang, University of Rochester, Simon Business School
3:20pm
4:00pm
Coffee break
4:00pm
5:30pm
Round Table Algorithmic Pricing and Competition
Schlegel 102
Panelists:
  • Ai Deng, Charles River Associates
  • Joe Harrington, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton Business School
  • Justin Johnson, Cornell University, Johnson Graduate School of Management
  • Nathan Wilson, Compass Lexecon
Moderator:
  • Jeanine Miklós-Thal, University of Rochester, Simon Business School
6:00pm
Speaker's Dinner: Grappa Restaurant

Hilton Garden Inn Hotel, College Town

8:15am
9:00am
Breakfast, Schlegel 101
9:00am
10:00am
Merger Analysis with IIA Demand
Presenter
Volker Nocke, Mannheim University
10:05am
11:05am
Pricing Power in Advertising Markets: Theory and Evidence
Presenter
Ali Yurukoglu, Stanford GSB
11:05am
11:30am
Coffee break
11:30am
12:30pm
Purchase History and Product Personalization
Presenter
Laura Doval, Columbia Business School
12:30pm
1:30pm
Luncheon, Eisenberg Rotunda
1:30pm
2:30pm
Sherlocking’ and Information Design by Hybrid Platforms
Presenter
Jay Pil Choi, Michigan State University