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Digital Economy Workshop

CATÓLICA - 28-30 March 2019

At Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics

More information to come.


Thursday, March 28th

1.30PM - 2PM | Registration and Coffee

2PM - 3.30PM | Session 1
Dainis Zegners: If It Bleeds, It leads: The Role of Attention and Negativity in Online News
Anna Kerkhof: Advertising and Content Differentiation: Evidence from YouTube
Ting Li: Mobile Advertising as a Customer Retention Strategy: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

3.30PM - 4PM | Coffee Break

4PM - 5.30PM | Session 2
Gal Oestreicher-Singer: Title TBC
Michael Kummer: Effects of Reviews on Health Care Allocations
Michael Ribers: Battling Antibiotic Resistance: Using Machine Prediction to Imprive Prescribing

5.30PM-7PM | Roundtable discussion

8PM | Dinner

Friday, March 29th

8.30AM - 9AM | Coffee Break

9PM - 10.30AM | Session 3
Ohad Barzilay: Equal Opportunity for All? The Long Tail of Crowdfunding: Evidence from Kickstarter
Xitong Li: Ladies First, Gentlemen Third! The Effect of Fundraising Perspectives on Donations
Lior Zalmanson: The Effect of Co-Creation on Video Game Success
Reinhold Kesler: The Impact of the EU-GDPR on the Online Market for Mobile Applications

10.30AM - 11AM | Coffee Break

11AM - 12.30PM | Session 4
Sagit Bar-Gill: When Small Businesses Become Data-Driven: A Field Experiment
Martin Murmann: Unemployment Benefits and Startup Success
Maximilian Schäfer: Assessing Competition Between Airbnb and the Hotel Sector
Kevin Tran: Airbnb and Rental Prices: Evidence from Berlin

12.30PM-2PM | Lunch

2PM - 3.30PM | Session 5
Tomer Geva: The Information Content of Multi-Word Hashtags
Rodrigo Belo: Effects of Disclosing Sponsorship on User Engagement in Social Media
Hannes Ullrich: Career concerns and managerial risk taking: Evidence from the NFL and Twitter
Jörg Claussen: Man versus Machine: Targeting, Data and Externalities in Online News

3.30PM - 4PM | Coffee Break

4PM - 5.30PM | Session 6
Shachar Reichman: Reducing Uncertainty in Enterprise Risk Management
Luis Aguiar: Platforms, Promotion and Product Discuovery: Evidence from Spotify Playlists
Christian Peukert: Digital Disintermediation and the Market for Ideas
Miguel Godinho de Matos: The Impact of GDPR on Consumer Behavior and Firm targeting

5.30PM-6PM | Coffee Break

Saturday, March 30th

Optional social program.


Christian Peukert
Miguel Godinho de Matos

Important information

Registration is by invite only.




List of Participants

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Anna Kerkhof, University of Cologne, Germany

Christian Peukert, Católica-Lisbon, Portugal

Dainis Zegners, Rotterdam School of Management, Netherlands

Gal Oestreicher-Singer, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Hannes Ullrich, DIW Berlin, Germany

Jörg Claussen, LMU Munich, Germany

Kevin Tran, DIW Berlin, Germany

Lior Zalmanson, University of Haifa

Luis Aguiar, European Commission, Spain

Martin Murmann, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Maximilian Schäfer, DIW Berlin, Germany

Michael Kummer, University of East Anglia, UK

Michael Ribers, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Michail Batikas, LMU Munich, Germany

Miguel Godinho de Matos, Católica-Lisbon, Portugal

Ohad Barzilay, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Reinhold Kesler, ZEW Mannheim, Germany

Rodrigo Belo, Rotterdam School of Management, Netherlands

Sagit Bar-Gill, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Shachar Reichman, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Ting Li, Rotterdam School of Management, Netherlands

Tobias Kretschmer, LMU Munich, Germany

Tomer Geva, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Uli Laitenberger, ParisTech, France

Uli Kaiser, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Xitong Li, HEC Paris, France