The objective of the conference is to discuss recent scientific contributions to the economics of information and communication technologies (ICT) and the economics of ICT industries. Theoretical, empirical and policy-oriented contributions are welcome.

Keynote Speakers

Liran Einav

Stanford University, USA

Catherine Tucker

MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, USA

Scientific Committee

Mary O´Mahony

King’s College London, United Kingdom

Catherine Tucker

MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, USA

Tommaso Valletti

European Commission

Joel Waldfogel

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

Julian Wright

National University of Singapore

Feng Zhu

Harvard Business School, Boston, USA

Martin Peitz

University of Mannheim, MaCCI and ZEW

Florian Stahl

University of Mannheim and ZEW

Software and Internet industries · Telecommunication and new media · Internet services · Electronic commerce · Digital markets and platforms ·Cloud computing · Big data · Social media · ICT and innovation · ICT, productivity and growth · ICT and the labour market · Digital divide · Intellectual property rights · Standards · Competition policy and regulation of ICT · Economics of privacy

There will be invited and contributed sessions. The deadline for submission of full papers is 1 March 2019. Please submit papers in PDF or MS Word format to

Submissions by PhD students are particularly encouraged.

The decision on acceptance will be reached no later than 10 April 2019. The conference fee is EUR 200.

Participants presenting a paper pay a reduced conference fee of EUR 150. Presenters may apply for financial support from ZEW to cover travel expenses after notification of acceptance. Accommodation for presenters will be covered by ZEW.

Presenters may be asked to discuss another paper. All participants are requested to register no later than 30 April 2019.

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27.06.2019 - 28.06.2019

Event Location

ZEW – Leibniz-Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung

L 7, 1 68161 Mannheim

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