10 et 11 avril 2015 Organizational Economics Workshop 2015

Starting a series of workshops on Organizational Economics.

The Haas School of Business at the University of California-Berkeley and the Sorbonne Business School are organizing a series of workshops on Organisational Economics.

The first workshop is organized with the support from the Institute for Business Innovation at the Haas School of Business, the Jeffrey A. Jacobs Distinguished Professor Chair in Business and Technology, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and the Paris School of Economics — OSE Labex.

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Berkeley-Paris Organizational Economics Workshop
Haas School of Business – U. of California-Berkeley
April 10 and 11th, 2015. 

All sessions will be at the Seaborg Room of the Faculty Club.

Provisional Schedule

Dinner on Thursday 7pm at Olivetto‘s

Friday April 10

Registration:  8:00 – 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast: 8:30 – 9:00am

Introduction speech: 9:00-9:05am

Session I: 9:05-10:20am

Paper: “Growth and decentralization in Bad Times,” by Philippe Aghion, Nicholas Bloom, Brian Lucking, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen

  • Speaker: Nick Bloom (Stanford U.)
  • Discussant: Stéphane Saussier (Sorbonne Business School)

Break: 10:20-10:45am

Session II: 10:45-12:00pm

Paper: “Political Contestability and Contract Rigidity: An Analysis of Procurement Contracts,“ by Jean Beuve, Marian Moszoro and Stephane Saussier

  • Speaker: Marian Moszoro (U. of California Berkeley)
  • Discussant: William Fuchs (UCB)

Lunch: 12:00-2pm

Session III: 2:00-3:15pm

Paper: “Reel Authority: Relational Adaptation in the Movie Industry,” by Daniel Barron, Robert Gibbons, Ricard Gil and Kevin Murphy

  • Speaker: Robert Gibbons (MIT)
  • Discussant: Pablo Spiller (UCB)

Break: 3:15-3:45pm

Session IV: 3:45-5:00 pm

Paper: “State Ownership and Firm Performance,” by Sergio Lazzarini

  • Speaker: Sergio Lazzarini (Insper – Institute of Education and Research),
  • Discussant: Jean Beuve (Paris 1)

Reception: 7pm @ Pablo & Ana’s residence in San Francisco

Saturday, April 11

Registration: 8:30 – 9:00am
Continental Breakfast: 9:00 – 9:30am

Session I: 9:30-10:45am

Paper: “CEO values, management style and firm performance”, by Marieke Huysentruyt

  • Speaker: Marieke Huysentruyt (LSE)
  • Discussant: Rui de Figueiredo (UCB)

Break: 10:45-11:15am

Session II: 11:15-12:30pm

Paper: “Mergers & Acquisitions in the US Video Game Industry: Assessing theories of Vertical Integration.” by Ricard Gil and Frederic Warzynski

  • Speaker: Ricard Gil (Johns Hopkins University)
  • Discussant: Orie Shelef (Stanford)

Lunch: 12:30-2:00pm

Session III: 2:00-3:15pm

Paper: “The High Quality of Piece Rate,” by Walid Hejazi, Brian Silverman and Brent Perekoppi

  • Speaker: Brian Silverman (U. of Toronto)
  • Discussant: Noam Yuchtman (UCB)

Break: 3:15-3:45pm

Session IV: 3:45-5:00pm

Paper: « Sophisticated bidders in beauty contest auctions, » by Stefano Galavotti, Luigi Moretti and Paola Valbonesi

  • Speaker: Paola Valbonesi (U. of Padova)
  • Discussant: Ricard Gil (The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School)