Economics of Digitization

Avi Goldfarb, Chiara Farronato, and Catherine Tucker, Organizers

March 19, 2021


Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, March 19
11:00 am
Rebecca Janßen, ZEW Mannheim
Reinhold Kesler, University of Zurich
Michael Kummer, University of East Anglia
Joel Waldfogel, University of Minnesota and NBER

GDPR and the Lost Generation of Innovative Apps
Discussant: Timothy F. Bresnahan, Stanford University
11:40 am
Francis Annan, Georgia State University

Misconduct and Reputation under Imperfect Information
Discussant: Tavneet Suri, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
12:20 pm
Breakout Rooms
12:35 pm
12:50 pm
Filippo Mezzanotti, Northwestern University
Apoorv Gupta, Dartmouth College
Nicolas Crouzet, Northwestern University

Shocks and Technology Adoption: Evidence from Electronic Payment Systems
Discussant: Daniel Björkegren, Brown University
1:30 pm
Sarah Moshary, University of Chicago

Advertising Effects in Equilibrium
Discussant: Hal R. Varian, Google
2:10 pm
Breakout Rooms
2:25 pm
2:40 pm
Gordon Burtch, Boston University
Miguel Godinho de Matos, Catolica Lisbon School of Business & Economics
Francisco Lima, Universidade de Lisboa

Personal Social Networks, Technology Skills, and Workers’ Digital Resilience
Discussant: Prasanna Tambe, University of Pennsylvania
3:20 pm
Diego Aparicio, IESE Business School
Zachary Metzman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Roberto Rigobon, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER

The Pricing Strategies of Online Grocery Retailers
Discussant: Matthew Gentzkow, Stanford University and NBER
4:00 pm
Breakout Rooms
4:15 pm