Thirteenth Annual Federal Trade Commission Microeconomics Conference

13th Annual Federal Trade Commission Microeconomics Conference

Event Description

The Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Economics and the Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale University will virtually host the 13th Annual FTC Microeconomics Conference on November 5 and 6, 2020. This event will bring together scholars working in areas related to the FTC’s antitrust, consumer protection, and public policy missions.

The scientific committee for the conference is:

  • Andrew Caplin (New York University)
  • Philip Haile (Yale University)
  • Justine Hastings (Brown University)

Organizers: Ted Rosenbaum (FTC) and Yan Lau (FTC)

Staff Contact: Alexander Avramov (202-326-3003)

In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, this year’s conference will be held virtually. As the date approaches, we will post further updates on this webpage.

SPONSORS

This conference is sponsored by the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Economics and the Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale University.

REGISTRATION

Pre-registration for this conference is not required, but it is encouraged so that we may better plan for the event. To pre-register, please e-mail your name and affiliation to BE-Micro@ftc.gov. You will receive a confirmation email when your registration is complete. We will use your email address to contact you with information about the conference and will share your name and email address with the conference co-sponsors. The FTC Act and other laws we administer permit the collection of your pre-registration contact information and the comments you file to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. For additional information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, see the Commission's system for mailing lists. For more details, please see the FTC Privacy Policy.

ATTENDING THE WORKSHOP

The conference is free and open to the public. In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, this year’s conference will be held virtually. As the date approaches, we will post further updates on this webpage.

Event Details

FTC Privacy Policy

Under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) or other laws, we may be required to disclose to outside organizations the information you provide when you pre-register. The Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments, whether filed in paper or electronic form, and as a matter of discretion, we make every effort to remove home contact information for individuals from the public comments before posting them on the FTC website.

The FTC Act and other laws we administer permit the collection of your pre-registration contact information and the comments you file to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. For additional information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, see the Commission’s comprehensive Privacy Policy.

This event is open to the public and may be photographed, videotaped, webcast, or otherwise recorded. By participating in this event, you are agreeing that your image — and anything you say or submit — may be posted indefinitely at ftc.gov or on one of the Commission's publicly available social media sites.