Research Group on Digital Markets

An informal group of scholars interested in topics related to the industrial organization of digital markets, law and economics, and applied microeconomics. The group aims to foster discussion, cooperation, and research activities on cutting-edge topics about digital markets.

Talks on preliminary research ideas

  • November 16, 2020: Marco Magnani, “Measuring switching cost in the Italian electricity market”
  • December 14, 2020: Riccardo Camboni, “Decentralized procurement and centralized price caps: a structural approach of auctions for drugs in Italy”
  • January 25, 2021: Luca Sandrini, “Patents with competing innovators”
  • February 22, 2021: Leonardo Madio, “Platform duality and network externalities”
  • April 26, 2021: Andrey Tskachenko (Bocconi) “Competitive effect of vertical integration in auctions”
  • May 10, 2021: Michelangelo Rossi (Telecom Paris) “Bias in review systems”
  • May 24, 2021: Andrea Mantovani (Toulouse Business School) “Price parity clauses”
  • June 14, 2021: Shiva Shekhar (Passau) “Vertical foreclosure in markets with network externalities”

In-depth Analysis of:

  • November 2, 2020: The US House Antitrust Subcommittee on the Investigation on Competition in the Digital Marketplace.
  • November 30, 2020: Old and new trends in the gaming industry
  • February 8, 2021: The EU Digital Markets Act
  • March 8, 2021: The EU Digital Services Act