Digital Economy

September 02 - 05, 2018 Freiburg
Local Organisation: Lars P. Feld
Core Conference: Axel Ockenfels
Open Meeting: Gernot Müller


Core Conference 2018: Digital Economy

The rapid progress in computer technology has caused a profound change in both economic and labour relations and led to revolutionary data-driven business concepts. This development entails new problems as well as potential opportunities for the economic policy and regulation. The organisation of the digital economy through politics, society and the economy itself represents one of the most urgent and important challenges of our time.

The confirmed keynote speakers, Google chief economist Hal Varian,  Susan Athey from Stanford University and David Parkes from Harvard University, are three of the most renowned researchers and designers in the digital economy. Additionally, we will have a panel on shaping the digital economy, where we expect Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter AltmaierHeike Schweitzer from the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Peter Cramton from the University of Cologne and Google's Hal Varian

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Open Conference

Programme Committee for contributed papers:

  • Zeno Enders (Universität Heidelberg)
  • Florian Englmaier (LMU München)
  • Rainer Haselmann (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt)
  • Udo Kreickemeier (TU Dresden)
  • Jürgen Maurer (HEC Lausanne)
  • Dieter Nautz (FU Berlin)
  • Aderonke Osikominu (Universität Hohenheim)
  • Nadine Riedel (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
  • Karl Schlag (Universität Wien)
  • Almuth Scholl (Universität Konstanz)
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© Foto: Niklas Gaus