Paris Seminar on the Economics of Digitization

Calendar 2017/2018

All seminars of the academic year 2017/2018 are finished. We thank the speakers and the audience for its participation and wish you happy holidays! For the seminars in the academic year 2018/2019, please see here.

Past seminars

  • 7 September 2017: Svetlana Abramova (University of Innsbruck)

Mixing Coins of Different Quality: A Game-Theoretic Approach (with Pascal Schöttle and Rainer Böhme)

  • (Friday) 22 September 2017: Alexandre De Cornière (Toulouse School of Economics),

Application bundling in system markets (with Greg Taylor)

  • 28 September 2017: Thomas Frick (Rotterdam School of Management),

Personalization in Social Retargeting – A Field Experiment (with Ting Li)

  • 9 November 2017: Emmanuel Lorenzon (Université Paris IX Dauphine)

Collusion with a rent-seeking agency in sponsored search auctions

  • (Monday) 13 November 2017 (11h-12h30): Jörg Claussen (University of Munich)

Freemium Pricing – Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment (with Julian Runge, Stefan Wagner and Daniel Klapper)

  • 23 November 2017: Andrea Mantovani (Università di Bologna)

Hotels, online travel agencies, and price parity clauses: the case

  • (Tuesday) 5 December 2017 (12h-13h30): Babur De Los Santos (Clemson University)

Using Mobile App usage Data to Estimate the Value of Experience Goods (with Cacare and Duch-Brown)

  • 7 December 2017: Caroline Lancelot-Miltgen (Université Paris IX Dauphine)

Information privacy in firm-customer relationships: the customer's perspective

  • Seminar cancelled 14 December 2017: Michael Kummer (Georgia Institute of Technology & Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW))

User Data, Market Power and Innovation in Online Markets – Evidence from the Mobile App Industry (with Reinhold Kesler and Patrick Schulte)

  • 18 January 2018: Julienne Liang (Orange)

How does co-investment affect the FttH coverage, its adoption and competition? (with Marc Lebourges)

  • 1 February 2018: Paul Belleflamme (Aix-Marseille Université)

Platform Competition: Who Benefits from Multihoming? (with Martin Peitz)

  • 15 February 2018:· Timothy Yeung (Université Paris IX Dauphine)

The Impact on the Hotel Industry of the Rise of Airbnb in Fourteen European Cities (with Diane Colye)

  • 22 February 2018, 2pm (co-organized with Telecom École de Management):

      • Anna d’Anunzio (Università Federico II): Ad networks, consumer tracking, and privacy

      • Amedeo Piolatto (University of Barcelona): Competition and welfare consequences of information websites

  • 1 March 2018:· Marianne Verdier (University Paris 2 Panthéon Assas)

Bailout Policies when Banks Compete with Switching Costs (with Noé Ciet)

  • 12 April 2018:· Mattia Nardotto (KU Leuven)

Internet and Health Choices: Evidence from the UK (with Sofia Amaral-Garcia, Carol Propper and Tommaso Valletti)

  • 17 May 2018:· Sara Ellison (MIT):

Regulatory Distortion: Evidence from Uber’s Entry Decisions in the US (with Haldun Anil)

  • 24 May 2018: (in B567) Jens Grossklags (Technical University of Munich)

An Economic Study of the Effect of Android Platform Fragmentation on Security Patch Updates (with Sadegh Farhang and Aron Laszka)

  • 14 June 2018:

Federico Etro (Universita Ca'Foscari Venezia): The Economics of the Android Case

Pai-Ling Yin (Marshall School of Business): Economics of mobile application (co-organized with Institut Mines Telecom, Business School and Institut Carnot)

General Information

The Economics of Digitization seminar is jointly organized by Telecom ParisTech and the University of Paris-Sud.


Presentations take place at 1:30pm in Room B603, Telecom ParisTech, 46 Rue Barrault, 75013 Paris (if not indicated otherwise)

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