Via our virtual platform we look forward to interact and share research with our audience. You are welcome to attend exciting plenary and invited sessions. The programme for the contributed sessions is now available in the link below.

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Friday 27 August

09:30 – 09:45

Opening and Welcome address

09:45 - 11:00

keynote I


Rocco Macchiavello, London School of Economics and Political Science

IO and Development

11:00 - 11:30

Economists corner

Assessing EARIE papers. 
Otto Toivanen and Yossi Spiegel, discussed by Rosa Ferrer

11:30 - 13:00

Invited session I: Competition issues in Platforms


Chair:  Tommaso Valletti, Imperial College and University of Rome Tor Vergata

Özlem Bedre-Defolie, ESMT Berlin

Hybrid Platform Model

Sandro S. Shelegia, Pompeu Fabra

Retailer-led Marketplaces

11:30 - 13:00

Parallel SESSION I

13:00 - 13:20

Policy Corner

Competition Issues in Platforms
Speakers of Invited Session I will discuss informally Competition Issues in Platforms.

13:20 - 13:40

Policy corner

Regulating the Digital Economy: a Conversation
A Conversation with Amelia Fletcher and Martin Peitz on Regulating the Digital Economy.

13:30 - 14:30


Music and culture from Bergen

14:30 - 16:00

Invited session II - Panel: (Competition) Policies for the Green Deal


Chair: Natalia Fabra, University of Carlos III Madrid 

Pierre Régibeau, European Commission

Making competition rules and sustainability work together

Mar Reguant, Northwestern University

International competition aspects of the Green Deal and leakage issues

Philippe Aghion, Harvard

Industrial Policy for the Green Deal

14:30 - 16:00


16:00 - 16:30

policy corner

Research Topics on Policies for the Green Deal
A Conversation with the Speakers of Invited Session II to discuss research topics on Policies for the Green Deal.

16:30 - 17:45

KEYnote II


Judith A. Chevalier, Yale School of Management

"Platforms for labor"

17:45 - 18:15

policy corner

Next generation EU Fund
A Presentation by Giulio Federico (European Commmission) 

Chaired by John Vickers (EARIE Past President; University of Oxford)


Saturday 28 August

09:30 - 11:00

Invited session III: IO, Globalization and Trade


Chair: Catherine Thomas, London School of Economics

Kalina Manova, University College London

Firms in Global Value Chains

Monika Mrázová, University of Geneva

What is the Role for International Regulatory Agreements?

09:30 - 11:00


11:00 – 11:30

Policy corner

Trade during and after Covid.
Speaker of Invited Session III will informally talk about Trade during and after Covid.

11:30 – 13:00

Invited session IV: Sectoral Studies & Innovation


Chair:  Michelle Sovinsky, University of Mannheim

Margaret K. Kyle, MINES ParisTech

Incentives for Pharma Innovation: What’s Working, What’s Lacking

Monika Schnitzer, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich

The Tech sector: regulation versus breakups

11:30 - 13:00

parallel SESSIONS IV

13:00 - 13:30

Policy corner

Sectoral studies and Innovation
A Conversation with the Speaker of Invited Session IV on Sectoral Studies and Innovation.

13:00 - 13:30

policy corner

Norwegian Competition Authority

13:00 – 14:30


Music and a guided tour of Bergen

14:30 – 16:00

Invited session V:  Policies for Vaccines


Chair: Kurt R. Brekke, NHH Norwegian School of Economics

Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College

Incentivizing Vaccine Development with Advance Market Commitments 

Mathias Dewatripont, Université Libre de Bruxelles

Industrial and vaccine policy

14:30 - 16:00

parallel SESSIONS V

16:00 – 16:30

policy corner

Policies for Vaccines
A Conversation with the Speakers of Invited Session V on Policies for Vaccines.

16:00 – 16:30

policy corner

Covid in Norway

16:30 – 18:00

Plenary Panel


John Van Reenen, London School of Economics and Political Science

The Role of the State in the Economy

18:00 – 18:30

EARIE General Assembly & Award Ceremony