WIPE will include about 16 presentations and plenary sessions with one keynote speaker (Tommaso Valletti, Imperial College Business School, London). Papers to be presented must fit into topics of Industrial and Public Economics like, among others, Environmental Economics, Regional Economics, and Markets and Institutions. There are not workshop fees, but attendants should cover their own travel and accommodation expenditures.
Extended Abstracts of proposed papers (between 500 and 1,000 words) should be submitted electronically in PDF format by emailing to email@example.com by 18th November 2013, along with the name, affiliation and contact details of the author(s). The deadline for notification of acceptance of abstracts is by 16th December 2013. Full Papers (in the region of 8,000 words) of accepted abstracts should be submitted in Word or PDF format by 13th January 2014 to be included in the final workshop programme.
Prize for Young Researchers
The Chair for the Promotion of Firm Innovation, has awarded the prize (ex aequo) to:
Christiaan Behrens (Tinbergen Institute, VU University Amsterdam) Mark Lijesen (VU University Amsterdam) joint with Mark Lijesen
The impact of product differentiation and uncertainty on capacity-then-price competition
Guiomar Ibáñez (University Rovira i Virgili & CREIP)
Innovation and Horizontal mergers in an industry vertically related