School of Business and Economics


22 June 2017 - 23 June 2017

PhD Symposium in Industrial Economics

About this event

Network of Industrial Economics Network of Industrial Economics

The SBE PhD symposium, held on Thursday, Juune 22nd, will provide PhD students in industrial economics with the opportunity to present and discuss their work. A number of external academics will join our internal faculty to act as discussants and provide high-quality feedback.

The NIE annual conference, held the following day on Friday, June 23rd, will consist of presentations by six prominent industrial economists, including Tomaso Duso (DIW Berlin); the former chief economist of the Office of Fair Trading Amelia Fletcher (UEA); co-editor of the Journal of Industrial Economics Alessandro Gavazza (LSE); associate editor of the International Journal of Industrial Organization Jose-Luis Moraga Gonzalez (VU Amsterdam); the chief competition economist of DG COMP Tommaso Valletti (Imperial); and former editor of the Journal of Industrial Economics Mike Waterson (Warwick).

We invite PhD students in industrial economics to submit their papers. We will select the best papers to be presented at the PhD Symposium. Successful students will also be expected to attend the NIE annual conference the following day. Accommodation will be provided and reasonable travel expenses within the UK will be reimbursed.

Submission: Submit your paper by 5pm on Friday, 5 May 2017. This could be a finished paper, a thesis chapter or a working draft. Your paper should be submitted via email to Ruth Cufflin at Successful students will be notified by Friday, 26 May 2017.

Kind regards,

The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) - Monica Giulietti (LOC Chair), Anna Rita Bennato, Luke Garrod and Chris M. Wilson