The 17th CEPR-JIE Conference on Applied Industrial Organization (IO) took place in London, 19-21 May 2016. The event was hosted by University College London (UCL) and the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and was organised by Gregory S. Crawford (University of Zurich and CEPR), Alessandro Gavazza (LSE and CEPR), Rachel Griffith (IFS/Manchester and CEPR), Lars Nesheim (UCL), and Tommaso Valletti (Imperial and CEPR).
Financial support for the conference was generously provided by the Journal of Industrial Economics (JIE), Amazon Economists, Charles River Associates (CRA), the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), CEMMAP, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD, LSE), Compass Lexecon, Google, RBB Economic Consultants, and CEPR.
The Applied IO conference series seeks to contribute to the understanding of the breadth of topics analysed within the field of Industrial Organization, including demand, productivity, competition in the short- and long-run, innovation, investment, and auctions, to develop empirical protocols and tests of economic models, to promote the exchange and the dissemination of results at the forefront of research, and finally, to evaluate current competition and regulation policies. It will cover the state of the art in both applied and empirical Industrial Organization.
Keynote speeches this year were be given by:
- Bruno Jullien, Toulouse School of Economics and CEPR
- Jan De Loecker, Princeton University, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, NBER and CEPR
You can view the full conference programme here – http://cepr.org/6715
Ambassadors Hotel 4* – 5min walk to UCL and 10min walk to IFS http://www.ambassadors.co.uk/welcome-homehtml
The Wesley 4* – 5 min walk to UCL and 15 Min walk to IFS http://www.thewesley.co.uk/location-en.html
Euston Square Hotel 3* – 5 min walk to UCL and 10min walk to IFS http://www.euston-square-hotel.com/
Delegates may also wish to look at more accommodation options close to Kings Cross.
Travelodge – there are 2 close by Kings Cross which is only a 15min walk away from UCL.
The closest tube stations to UCL are Euston and Euston Square. Goodge St is closest to the IFS but is easily walkable from Tottenham Court Road, Warren Street and Euston.
Euston – Victoria and Northern Lines.
Euston Square – Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith and City lines
Goodge Street – Northern Line
Tottenham Court Road – Northern and Central Lines.
Financial support for the conference is generously provided by the Journal of Industrial Economics (JIE), Amazon Economists, Charles River Associates (CRA), the Institute for Fiscal Studies, cemmap, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD, LSE), Compass Lexecon, Google, RBB Economic Consultants, and CEPR.