June 16th-18th – Seventh Organizational Economics Workshop

Berkeley-Padova-Paris

Seventh Organizational Economics Workshop

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

The seventh edition will be held at the  Department of Economics and Management (University of Padova). (See here the previous editions)

 

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM 

DSEA – University of Padova

June 16/17/18, 2022

Location: Barco Teatro, Via dell’Orto Botanico, 12

 

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Dinner: 20:00 – xx to be defined

 

Friday, June 17, 2022

8:00 – 8:45 am: Registration and Light Breakfast

8:45 – 9:00: Welcome Remarks – Guglielmo Weber (“Decano” of the Department of Economics and Management “Marco Fanno”, University of Padova) to be confirmed

 

Session I: 9:00-11:00am

Rules, Discretion, and Corruption in Procurement:Evidence from Italian Government Contracting (by Francesco Decarolis, Raymond Fisman, Paolo Pinotti, Silvia Vannutelli)

Speaker: Francesco Decarolis (Bocconi University)

Discussant: Stephane Saussier (Sorbonne Business School – U. Paris 1 Sorbonne)

Impress to sell: Lobbying in procurement (by Roberto Burguet and József Sákovics)

Speaker: Roberto Burguet (University of Central Florida)

Discussant: Antonio Nicolò  (University of Padova)

 

Break 11.00 – 11:30

 

Session II: 11:30-13:30am

Measuring Remote Work Adoption (by Nick Bloom, Steve Davis, Stephen Hansen, Peter Lambert, Raffaella Sadun, and Bledi Taska)

Speaker: Raffaella Sadun (Harvard Business School)

Discussant: Alexia Delfino (Bocconi University)

The Management of Knowledge Work (by Wouter Dessein, Desmond (Ho-Fu) Lo, Ruo Shangguan, Hideo Owan)

Speaker: Wouter Dessein (Columbia University)

Discussant:  Lorenzo Rocco (University of Padova)

 

13:30 – 15:00 Lunch

 

Session III – Young Researchers: 15:00-17:00am

Can White Elephants Kill? The Unintended Consequences of Infrastructure Development in Peru (by Antonella Bancalari)

Speaker: Antonella Bancalari (University of St. Andrew)

Discussant: Luigi Moretti (University of Bergamo)

Buyers’ workload and R&D Procurement Outcomes: Evidence from the US Air Force Research Lab (by Leonardo Giuffrida and Emilio Raiteri)

Speaker: Leonardo Giuffrida (ZEW Mannheim)

Discussant: Marian Moszoro (IMF)

Decentralization, Local Capture and Centralized Control (by Riccardo Camboni, Philippe Gagnepain, David Martimort, and Paola Valbonesi)

Speaker: Riccardo Camboni  (University of Padova)

Discussant: Matthew Grennan (Haas School of Business – University of California, Berkeley)

Platform Liability and Innovation (by Doh-Shin Jeon, Yassine Lefouili, and Leonardo Madio)

Speaker: Leonardo Madio (University of Padova)

Discussant: Stefano Galavotti (University of Bari)

 

17:00 – 17:30 Coffee break

 

17:30 – 18:30 KEYNOTE: to be defined

            By Steve Tadelis (Haas School of Business – University of California, Berkeley)

 

Dinner: 20:00 – xx to be defined

 

Saturday, June 18, 2022

8:30 – 9:00 am: Light Breakfast

Session IV: 9:00-11:00am

Organizational Spillovers: Evidence from Linked Training and Communications Data (by Miguel Espinosa and Christopher Stanton)

Speaker: Miguel Espinosa (Bocconi University)

Discussant: Pablo Spiller (Berkeley University)

Are Hospital Acquisitions of Physician Practices Anticompetitive? (by Matthew Grennan, Zack Cooper, Stuart Craig, Joseph Martinez, Fiona Scott Morton, and Ashley Swanson)

Speaker: Matthew Grennan (Haas School of Business – University of California, Berkeley)

Discussant: Alessandro Bucciol (University of Verona)

 

Break 11.00 – 11:30

 

Session V: 11:30-13:30am

Trainspotting: Board Appointments in Private Firms (by Audinga Baltrunaite and Egle Karmaziene)

Speaker: Audinga Baltrunaite (Bank of Italy)

Discussant: Francesco Principe (University of Padova)

Individuals and Organizations as Sources of State Effectiveness (by Micheal Best, Jonas Hjort and David Szakonyi)

Speaker: Michael Best (Columbia University)

Discussant: Adriano De Leverano  (ZEW Mannheim)

 

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch

 

End of the workshop