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.

For detailed programme go to Conference Maker


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


Research in IO: Evidence from the EARIE conference.

Otto Toivanen, Aalto University and Yossi Spiegel, Tel Aviv University, discussed by Rosa Ferrer, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

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
Amelia Fletcher, University of East Anglia, and Martin Peitz, University of Mannheim, on Regulating the Digital Economy.

13:40 - 14:30


Music and a guided tour of 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, Collège de france

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.

16:00 - 16:30


Europe’s energy future under different scenarios
Eirik Wærness, Equinor, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist. 

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

IO in action: Some antitrust cases in Norway
General director Lars Sørgard, The Norwegian Competition Authority, in conversation with Øyvind Thomassen, NHH Norwegian School of Economics

13:30 – 14:30


Music and culture from 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

The Norwegian Economy in Times of Covid
Roger Hammersland, Researcher, Statistics Norway

16:30 – 18:00

Plenary Panel


Chair: John Van Reenen, London School of Economics and Political Science

Wendy Carlin, University College London 
Betsey Stevenson, University of Michigan 
Monika Schnitzer, University of Munich 
Philippe Aghion, Collège de France 


18:00 – 18:30

EARIE General Assembly & Award Ceremony