ZEW Mannheim will hold its nineteenth Conference on the Economics of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Mannheim on 10 and 11 July 2021. The objective of the conference is to discuss recent scientific contributions to the economics of ICT and the economics of ICT industries. Theoretical, empirical and policy-oriented contributions are welcome. Please submit papers as a PDF or MS Word file to ict-conference@zew.de no later than 1 March 2021.

Keynote speakers

  • Hanna Halaburda (Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA)
  • Zsolt Katona (University of California, Berkeley, USA)

Topics of interest

Internet and telecommunication • Digital markets and platforms • Artificial intelligence • Cloud computing • Big data • Value of 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

The decision on acceptance will be made by 15 April 2021 and jointly with the decision on the format of the conference (face-to-face or digital).



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