INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION CONFERENCE
Presenters, Discussants, Chairs
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Please make sure that your discussant has a copy of your paper at least two weeks before your arrival in Boston. If you have slides for your talk, you will need to put them on a USB drive for transferring the slides to the computer in the discussion room before the start of your time slot. Rooms will be equipped with a laptop pc and an LCD projector.
All paper presenters have at least one discussant assignment per paper. Please make sure that you are aware of
all of your assignments by searching for your name in the online conference program,
Session chairs are asked to keep the program moving. For a four paper session, each paper is allotted 27 minutes for presentation and discussion. It is recommended that about 17 minutes be devoted to the paper presentation, approximately 5 minutes to the discussantís remarks, and about 5 minutes for rebuttal and discussion from the audience. As a courtesy to the speakers, session chairs should provide warnings to speakers when they come close to going over their allotted time.
You can upload a new version of your paper on the Conference Maker site through http://editorialexpress.com/conference/IIOC2013 Please post it by editing the record for your paper and clicking the YES button next to Upload new version of paper. Make sure to click the submit button when you are done.Also, please make sure that your co-authors are listed. If you find the process of adding co-authors difficult (on the Conference Maker site), please e-mail Kathy Downey email@example.com with the name, affiliation and e-mail address of each of your co-authors.
All corrections that you make will be visible the next time that the program is posted.
Carl Shapiro is the Transamerica Professor of Business Strategy in the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. Shapiro had the honor of serving as a Member of the Presidentís Council of Economic Advisers during 2011-12. For the two years immediately prior to that, he was the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economics at the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice; he also held that position during 1995-96. From 1998 to 2008, Shapiro served as Director of the Institute of Business and Economic Research at UC Berkeley. He has been Editor and Co-Editor of the Journal of Economic Perspectives and a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, among other honors. Shapiro earned his Ph.D. in Economics at M.I.T. in 1981, taught at Princeton University during the 1980s, and has been on the Berkeley faculty since 1990.
Shapiro has published extensively in the areas of industrial organization, competition policy, patents, the economics of innovation, and competitive strategy. His current research interests include competition policy, the economics of innovation, the design and use of patents, housing finance, and energy and environmental economics.
Shapiro is the co-author, with Hal R. Varian, of Information Rules: A Strategic Guide to the Network Economy, published by the Harvard Business School Press. Information Rules has received critical acclaim for its application of economic principles to the Information Economy and has been widely read by managers and adopted for classroom use.