30 et 31 mai 2012 International Conference « Contracts, Procurement, and Public-Private Arrangements » – Paris

The Program

This conference focuses on the recent developments in contract theories. Papers are invited on all topics of contract theories including: Relational contracting, transaction costs, renegotiations, incentives, attribution mechanisms, incomplete contracting, contract design, benchmarking, privatization, corruption, institutions.

Papers presented may be theoretical or applied. A special attention will be given to proposals addressing issues related to procurement and public-private arrangements.The conference will bring together academics, policymakers and practitioners to discuss those issues. The conference format will be designed to facilitate informal interactions among participants and promote future collaborations.  


  • The submission deadline is March 1st, 2012
  • Decision will be announced by March 15th, 2012
  • Completed drafts of accepted papers are due by May 15th, 2012

Keynote speakers

  • Florencio LOPEZ DE SILANES, Edhec-Lille
  • Giancarlo SPAGNOLO, Stockholm School of Economics
  • Steve TADELIS, Univ. of California-Berkeley
  • Ekaterina ZHURAVSKAYA, Paris School of Economics

Conference Venue

The conference will take place on 30th and 31st may, 2012 at the Maison des Polytechniciens.

Registration fees: 150 Euros (full price)/  80 Euros (PhD students and students graduated from IAE)

For further information: conf.chaireEPPP@univ-paris1.fr


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