June 14 and 15, 2016 VIIth International Conference « Contracts, Procurement, and Public-Private Arrangements »

VIIth International Conference « Contracts, Procurement, and Public-Private Arrangements » – June 14 & 15th 2016


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, award 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, 2016
Decision will be announced by March 15th, 2016
Completed drafts of accepted papers are due by May 25th, 2016

Keynote speakers

Sylvain Chassang – Professor of Economics, Princeton University
Alexander Galetovic – Professor of Economics, U. de Los Andes, Chile

Roundtable : « The future of PPPs »

Paul Davies Price WaterHouse Cooper

Guy Chetrit — European PPP Expertise Center

Bertrand Camus — DG SUEZ Eau France

Salim Bensmail — Director, Fin Infra

Conference Venue

The conference will take place on 14th and 15th June, 2016 at the Sorbonne Business School – BioPark Building, 11 rue Watt, 75013 Paris.


The conference is organized in cooperation with the Florence School of Regulation  and the Paris School of Economics — OSE Labex.

Partners and Sponsors

Registration fees: 150 Euros (full price) / 80 Euros (PhD students and students graduated from IAE) / Free for sponsors and people participating to the round table only

For further information: carine.staropoli@univ-paris1.fr

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