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Competition, Regulation and Pluralism in the Online World

22nd March 2018 - 23rd March 2018

Online World

2018 Annual Scientific Seminar on the Economics, Law and Policy of Communications and Media

The Annual Scientific Seminar, organised jointly by the Florence School of Regulation, Communications & Media (FSR C&M), the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF) and the Florence Competition Programme in Law and Economics (FCP), is at the frontier of research in electronic communications, Internet and media. It brings together scholars in the fields of social sciences, economics, law and journalism, as well as practitioners.

Selected papers will be published in a special issue of the European Competition and Regulatory  Law Review (CoRe).

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Suggested Topics:

  • Regulation and competition policy in infrastructure and digital markets (including the role of National Regulatory Authorities and National Competition Authorities)
  • Economic and legal issues in digital markets (market definition, market power, innovation, consumer welfare)
  • Mergers and vertical integration in infrastructure and digital markets
  • Spectrum allocation and spectrum usage
  • Economic and legal issues of next-generation networks (connectivity, technological developments, investment)
  • Interconnection, content distribution and net neutrality
  • Online platforms, social media and advertising
  • Online media, data protection, profiling and online pluralism
  • Media bias, advertiser bias, and the political economy of media markets
  • Liability of online platforms and freedom of expression
  • Data markets: Big Data, data analytics, data protection
  • Economics and legal issues related to algorithms and Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Blockchain technology and platform responsibility
  • E-commerce, search, behavioural advertising, profiling
  • Apps economy

 

Submissions

  • Papers should be sent to FSR.ComsMedia@eui.eu by 31 January 2018.
  • The program will be announced by 12 February 2018.
  • A maximum number of 15-18 research papers will be accepted.

Details

Start:
22nd March 2018
End:
23rd March 2018
Event Category:

Organiser

Anna Pisarkiewicz
Phone:
+39 0554685803
Email:
Anna.Pisarkiewicz@EUI.eu

Venue

Refettorio, Badia Fiesolana
Via dei Roccettini 9
San Domenico di Fiesole, FL 50014 Italy
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