Workshop on Digital Economy and Industrial Organisation

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Event Details

Date:
16 October 2019 at 9:00 am – 16 October 2019 at 5:00 pm
Venue:
Monash Business School, Building H, Level 2, Room 238 900 Dandenong Road Caulfield East VIC, VIC 3145
Categories:
Economics; Marketing; Global Business

Description

Monash Business School's Digital Economy Research Network at the Centre for Global Business will host the 2019 Monash workshop on Digital Economy and Industrial Organization on October 16, 2019, at the Caulfield campus of Monash University.

Six academic economists from universities in Australia, France and the Netherlands will present their latest research on digital intermediaries, online microloans, consumer privacy and social media.

In addition, policymakers and practitioners from Australia Competition and Consumer Commission, Productivity Commission, Frontier Economics and RBB Economics, will hold a panel discussion on the topic of 'Competition issues of online platforms: search advertising, consumer data, and market power'.

The primary goal of the workshop is to bring together people from academia, government agencies and private sector to exchange ideas about how to handle the challenges to market competition and consumer protection in the age of internet.

The workshop will also promote the research on digital economy undertaken at Monash Business School.

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