The Research Area Comprises:

  • Function of Digital Platforms
  • Aspects of Competition Economics
  • User-Generated Content
  • Social Networks

The “Digital Markets” research area is concerned with the design and function of digital platforms as well as the behaviour of agents operating within them. Research activities include platforms providing information on hotels and private housing, apps, and platforms where users can rate goods and services, as well as knowledge platforms and crowd working platforms for assigning jobs and tasks.