(Postponed) Sixth Organizational Economics Workshop

Berkeley-Paris Sixth Organizational Economics Workshop


March 13 and 14, 2020

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

The first workshop took place in 2015, and was organized at the University of California Berkeley.  The second workshop took place in 2016, and was held at the Sorbonne Business School, 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, and the Paris School of Economics — OSE Labex. The third workshop was held at the University of California-Berkeley, on the 7th and 8th of April, 2017. The fourth workshop took place at the University of Paris Panthéon Sorbonne, on the 13th and 14th of April, 2018. The fifth workshop was held at the University of California Berkeley, on the 8th and 9th of March, 2019.


March 13/14, 2020

Location: ESCP, 79, avenue de la République, 75011 Paris


Friday, March 13

8:30 – 9:15 am: Registration and Breakfast

9:15 – 9:30: Welcome Remarks

Stéphane Saussier (Sorbonne Business School)

Session I: 9:30-10:45am

Paper: “Bidding on Price and Quality: An Experiment on the Complexity of Scoring Auctions”
by R. Camboni, Corazzini, Galavotti, P. Valbonesi

Speaker: Stefano Galavotti (University of Bari)

Discussant: Carine Staropoli (Paris School of Economics)

Break: 10:45-11:15am

Session II: 11:15-12:30pm

Paper: “Hospital Purchasing with Reference Pricing: Evidence from an Anti-Corruption Program in Italy”
by Adriano de Leverano, Robert Clark and Decio Coviello

Speaker: Adriano de Leverano (ZEW Mannheim)

Discussant: Philippe Gagnepain (Paris School of Economics)

Lunch: 12:30-1:30pm

Session III: 1:30-2:45pm

Paper: “How Do Nascent Social Entrepreneurs Respond to Rewards? A Field Experiment on Motivations in a Grant Competition”
by Ina Ganguli, Marieke Huysentruyt and Chloé Le Coq

Speaker: Chloé Le Coq University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas (CRED) and Stockholm School of Economics (SITE)

Discussant: Béatrice Boulu-Reshef (Paris School of Economics) TBC

Break: 2:45-3:15pm

Session IV: 3:15-4:30pm

    Paper: “Rewarding for Causal Impact”
by Sergio G. Lazzarini, Thomaz Teodorovicz, Sergio Firpo, Sandro Cabral

Speaker: Sergio Lazzarini (Insper – Institute of Education and Research),

Discussant: Stéphane Saussier (Sorbonne Business School)

Session V: 4:30-5:45pm

Paper: « Monitoring and Intrinsic Motivation: Evidence from Liberia’s Trucking Firms »
by Golvine de Rochambeau

Speaker: Golvine de Rochambeau (SciencesPo Paris)

Discussant: Jean Beuve (University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne)

Dinner 7pm: Location TBA

Saturday, March 14

Session VI: 9:30-10:45am

Paper: « Vertical Integration, Supplier Behavior and Quality Upgrading among Exporters »
by Christopher Hansman, Jonas Hjort, Gianmarco León, Matthieu Teachout

Speaker: Christopher Hansman (Imperial College)

Discussant: Eric Brousseau (U. Dauphine – PSL)

Break: 10:45-11:15am

Session VII: 11:15-12:30pm

Paper: “The distributional effects of contract enforcement on procurement outcomes: a spatial discontinuity approach via quantile regressions”
by Francesco Decarolis, Gianpiero Mattera, Carlo Menon

Speaker: Gianpiero Mattera (OECD)

Discussant: Marian Moszoro (George Mason U.)

Lunch: 12:30-2:00pm

Session VIII: 2:00-3:15pm

Paper: “Misallocation in the Market for Inputs: Enforcement and the Organization of Production
by Johannes Boehm and Ezra Oberfield

Speaker: Johannes Boehm (SciencesPo Paris)

Discussant: Pablo Spiller (U. of California Berkeley)

Break: 3:15-3:45pm

Session IX: 3:45-5:00pm

Paper: “Contracts and Firm Governance in the Wild”
by Giorgio Zanarone and Gani Aldashev

Speaker: Giorgio Zanarone (Washington University, St. Louis)

Discussant: Paola Valbonesi (U. of Padova)