INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION CONFERENCE
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The conference will include Dennis Carlton as keynote speaker, panel discussions, and contributed sessions on all topics in industrial organization including antitrust economics and regulation.
The 2014 conference program schedule is posted here: http://editorialexpress.com/conference/IIOC2014/program/IIOC2014.html
The deadline for submitting a paper has passed, but if you have submitted and would like to review your submission: http://editorialexpress.com/conference/IIOC2014
Registration is available on the registration tab above or at: http://www.ios.neu.edu/registration.htm
The Northwestern Law Searle Center on Law, Regulation and Economic Growth is a nonprofit research and educational organization committed to the study of the impact of laws and regulations on economic growth. Based at Northwestern University School of Law, the Center was founded in 2006 with a generous grant from the late Daniel C. Searle.
The mission of The Searle Center is to study the impact of laws and regulations on economic growth and to communicate the results of that research to academic, public policy and judicial leaders. The Searle Center has a dual mission of research and education.
Dennis W. Carlton is the David McDaniel Keller Professor of Economics at the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago where he teaches in the Business School, Law School and Economics Department. His teaching and research centers on microeconomics, industrial organization, and antitrust. He has published more than 100 articles and two books, including one of the leading textbooks in industrial organization. He is the co-editor of The Journal of Law and Economics and serves on the Editorial Board of Competition Policy International, and on the advisory board of The Journal of Competition Law and Economics.
In addition to his academic credentials, Carlton recently served as the Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. He also served as the sole economist on the recent Antitrust Modernization Commission, a Congressional commission that published its findings in 2007. Carlton is a Senior Managing Director of Compass Lexecon. He has served as an expert in numerous domestic and foreign cases involving issues in antitrust, contract damages, regulation, and intellectual property in industries ranging from telecommunications, energy, airlines, railroads, insurance, computers, credit cards, chemicals, organized exchanges to automobiles. He has also served as a consultant for the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission on cases and general antitrust policy, and as an advisor to the Department of Justice and FTC in the revision of the Merger Guidelines. He lectures frequently on antitrust issues.
Carlton is the recipient of a number of awards, including the first annual Robert F Lanzillotti prize for the best paper in antitrust economics awarded at the 2008 IIOC.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Magnificent MileRooms are being held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Magnificent Mile (site of the Saturday Keynote Dinner and four blocks from the Northwestern Law Searle Center) at the special room block rate of $159 per night, plus applicable taxes.
Please note that the room block expires March 21 or whenever the room block is sold out.
The following link will direct you to the room block:
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