2021 Agenda

8:30 AM8:40 AM0:10Opening Remarks & Welcome
8:40 AM10:40 AM2:00Session 1 - Papers with DiscussantCOVID-19 and Digital Resilience: Evidence from Uber EatsManav Raj, Arun Sundararajan and Calum YouGang WangRecording
Addictive PlatformsShota Ichihashi and Byung-Cheol KimRenato GomesRecording
Price Parity Clauses and Product Prices: Evidence from Amazon and eBayYu SongAvi GoldfarbRecording
Platform-based Disruption: The Dual Effect of Digital Platforms on Incumbent FirmsCarmelo Cennamo, Tim Meyer and Erdem Dogukan YilmazJoost RietveldRecording
10:40 AM10:55 AM0:15Break
10:55 AM11:55 AM1:00Session 2 - Short papersBest or Right? - Positioning and Authentication in Online Matching PlatformsAmit Basu, Sreekumar Bhaskaran and Rajiv MukherjeeRecording
Smart Contracts, IoT Sensors and Platform Efficiency: Automated Execution vs. Increased InformationYannis Bakos and Hanna HalaburdaRecording
Discovery vs. Membership PlatformsBenjamin Casner and Tat-How TehRecording
Authority and Delegation in Online CommunitiesJacopo BregolinRecording
Platform Ecosystems: Participation and Supply by Value Creators, Revenue-Sharing, and Platform DesignHemant BhargavaRecording
The Invisible Hand: Algorithmic Control of Youtube Consumers and ProvidersMareike Möhlmann and Ola HenfridssonRecording
11:55 AM12:55 PM1:00Lunch with Zoom Breakout Rooms
12:55 PM2:55 PM2:00Session 3 - Papers with DiscussantEcosystems and competition law in theory and practiceMichael Jacobides and Ioannis LianosBrad GrenwoodRecording
Platforms, Free Speech & The Problem of Fake NewsMarshall Van Alstyne
Annabelle GawerRecording
The Economics of Social DataAlessandro Bonatti, Dirk Bergemann and Tan GanByung-Cheol KimRecording
Regulating Platform Fees under Price ParityAndrea Mantovani and Renato GomesDavid Ronayne or Greg TaylorRecording
2:55 PM3:10 PM0:15Break
3:10 PM4:10 PM1:00Session 4 - Short PapersMotivating Third-Party Providers to Avoid Complaints: A Random Field Experiment from the Perspective of Value Co-creation and Appropriation in Platform GovernanceXia Zhao, Peijian Song, Lanfei Shi, Ling Xue and Fan FengRecording
The Role of On-Demand Delivery Platforms in RestaurantsZhuoxin Allen Li and Gang WangRecording
Technology and Disintermediation in Online MarketplacesGrace GuRecording
Market Design Choices, Racial Discrimination, and Micro-Entrepreneurship in Digital MarketplacesMohammed Alyakoob and Mohammad RahmanRecording
European Privacy Law and Global Markets for DataChristian Peukert, Michail Batikas, Stefan Bechtold and Tobias KretschmerRecording
The Limits of Centralized Pricing in Online Marketplaces and the Value of User ControlApostolos Filippas, Srikanth Jagabathula and Arun SundararajanRecording
4:10 PM4:20 PM0:10Break
4:20 PM6:20 PM2:00Papers with DiscussantComplementary Multi-Sided Platforms

Tim Simcoe, Doh-Shin Jeon, Yassine Lefouili and Yaxin LiKartik KannanRecording
Playlisting Favorites: Measuring Platform Bias in the Music IndustryLuis Aguiar, Joel Waldfogel and Sarah WaldfogelAndrey FradkinRecording
Steering via Algorithmic RecommendationsHsin-Tien Tiffany Tsai and Nan ChenMichail BatikasRecording
Can Self-Regulation Save Digital Platforms?Michael Cusumano, Annabelle Gawer and David YoffieRob SeamansRecording
6:20 PM6:30 PM0:10Closing Remarks
6:30 PM7:30 PM1:00Zoom Social
7:30 PM9:30 PM2:00Dinner for in-person participants (Covid conditions permitting)

2021 Video Presentations

PapersAuthorsVideo Link
Competition and Reputation in a Congested Marketplace: Theory and Evidence from AirbnbMichelangelo RossiVideo
Measuring the Value Created by Connections of Different Types on the Largest Social Media PlatformsSinan Aral, Seth Benzell and Avinash CollisVideo
Optional Intermediaries and Pricing RestraintsChang Liu, Fengshi Niu and Alexander WhiteVideo
Economics of Social Media Fake AccountsZihong Huang and De LiuVideo
Trade-offs of Using Middleware: An Innovation Enabler and Creativity ConstraintMilan Miric, Hakan Ozalp and Erdem Dogukan YilmazVideo
The Effects of Platform Superstars on Content Production: Evidence from NinjaJens Foerderer and Dominik GuttVideo
Platform quality and competitionNestor Duch-Brown and Georgios PetropoulosVideo
Competition of Multi-Platform Ecosystems in the IoTFrank MacCrory and Evangelos KatsamakasVideo
Platform Design When Sellers Use Pricing AlgorithmsJustin Johnson, Andrew Rhodes and Matthijs WildenbeestVideo
No News is Bad News: Political Corruption, News Deserts, and the Decline of the Fourth EstateTed Matherly and Brad GreenwoodVideo