The Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Economics hosted a two day conference to bring together scholars working in industrial organization, information economics, game theory, quantitative marketing, consumer behavior, and other areas related to the FTC’s antitrust and consumer policy missions. Examples of topics included online advertising, information disclosure, horizontal and vertical mergers, bundling, loyalty and other discounts, dynamic oligopoly, intellectual property, and behavioral and experimental economics.
The scientific committee for the conference was:
- Susan Athey (Harvard)
- Patrick Bajari (Minnesota)
- John List (Chicago)
- Carl Shapiro (Berkeley)
- Scott Stern (Northwestern-Kellogg)