May 26 & 27, 2023 Eighth Organizational Economics Workshop

Berkeley-Padova-Paris Eighth Organizational Economics Workshop


May 26 and 27, 2023

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

8th edition of the workshop will be held in Paris.

Thursday, May 25

Pre-workshop Dinner TBA


5, rue de Berri, 75008

7:30-9:00 pm



Cosy Meeting Center

34 avenue des Champs-Élysées, 75008 Paris

Friday, May 26

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: « Public Procurement and the Risk of Severe Weather Events »
by A. Bafundi, R. Camboni, E. Grillo and P. Valbonesi

Speaker: Edoardo Grillo (University of Padova)

Discussant: Ricard Gil (Queen’s University)

Break: 10:45-11:15am

Session II: 11:15-12:30pm

Paper: “When More Than Two Come to Tango: Discretion, Complexity and Public Contract Renegotiations in the European Union
by Fernando Deodato, Carolyn Heinrich , Stéphane Saussier and Mehdi Shiva

Speaker: Carolyn Heinrich (Vanderbilt University)

Discussant:Paola Valbonesi (University of Padova)

Lunch: 12:30-1:30pm

Session III: 1:30-2:45pm

Paper: “Competition under Incomplete Contracts and the Design of Procurement Policies« 

by Rodrigo Carril, Andres Gonzalez Lira and Michael S. Walker

Speaker:  Andres Gonzalez Lira(Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile Business School)

Discussant: Francesco Decarolis (Bocconi University)

Break: 2:45-3:15pm

Session IV: 3:15-4:30pm

Paper: “Past Performance and Procurement”
by Pvel Andreyanov, Francesco Decarolis, Riccardo Pacini, Giancarlo Spagnolo

Speaker: Francesco Decarolis (Bocconi University)

Discussant: Carine Staropoli (Paris School of Economics)

Session V: 4:30-5:45pm

Paper: “The Organizational Structure of Development and Firm Innovation”
by Jiho Yang, Paola Criscuolo and Brian S. Silverman

Speaker:Brian Silverman (University of Toronto)

Discussant: Pablo Spiller (U. of California Berkeley)

Dinner at The Bayadere

35, Rue de Berri, 75008

7:30-9:00 pm

Saturday, May 27

9:00 – 9:30 am: Breakfast

Session VI: 9:30-10:45am

Paper: “How do Internal and External Contracts Differ?Evidence from the Semiconductor

by Magelssen C; Rich B; Mayer K

Speaker: Catherine Magelssen (London Business School)

Discussant: Simon Porcher (Université Paris, Panthéon-Assas)

Break: 10:45-11:15am

Session VII: 11:15-12:30pm

Paper: “Gender Pay Differences in Senior Management of Charities”
by Eliane H. Baker and Ricard Gil

Speaker: Ricard Gil (Queen’s University)

Discussant: Marian Moszoro (IMF)

Lunch: 12:30-2:00pm

Session VIII: 2:00-3:15pm

Paper: “Corporate Ownership and Firm Performance: Evidence from Fertility Clinics”
by A. La Forgia and J. Bodner

Speaker:Ambar La Forgia (U. of California Berkeley)

Discussant: Brian Silverman (University of Toronto)

Break: 3:15-3:45pm

Session IX: 3:45-5:00pm

Paper: “Governance in the Wild: A Theory of State vs. Private Firms under Weak Institutions”

Gani Aldashev, Heikki Rantakari, and Giorgio Zanarone

Speaker: Giorgio Zanarone(HEC Lausanne)

Discussant: Wouter Dessein (Columbia Business School)