Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - School of Business and Economics

Workshop 2011 (Paris)

Workshop on

“ Market Power in Vertically Related Markets”

February 3rd and 4th, 2011

INRA, 147 Rue de l’Université, 75007 Paris


Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

09:00 – 09:30

Registration & Coffee

09:30 – 11:30 Chair: Patrick Rey

Konrad Stahl and Lars-Hendrik Röller
Ownership and Control in Vertically Related Industries
Discussant: Roland Strausz
Eric Avenel
Suppliers’ Merger and Consumers’ Welfare
Discussant: Joao Montez

11:30 – 12:00 Coffee Break

12:00 – 13:00

Clémence Christin
Collusive Strategic Buying of a Necessary Input
Discussant: Laurent Linnemer

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch

14:30 – 16:30 Chair: Stéphane Caprice

Tommaso Valletti, and Anna Rita Bennato
Pharmaceutical Innovation and Parallel Trade
Discussant: Emeric Henry
Marie-Laure Allain, Emeric Henry and Margaret Kyle
Inefficiencies in technology transfer: Theory and empirics
Discussant: Patrick Rey

16:30 – 16:45 Coffee Break

16:45 – 17:45

Zhijun Chen and Greg Shaffer
Naked Exclusion with Minimum-Share Requirements
Discussant: Massimo Motta

20:00 Diner at Tour Montparnasse


Friday, February 4th, 2011

09:00 – 11:00 Chair: Massimo Motta

Chrisovalantou Milliou
Vertical Integration and Decreasing Rival’s Cost
Discussant: Stéphane Caprice
Markus Reisinger and Emanuele Tarantino
Vertical Integration with Complementary Inputs
Discussant: Nicolas Schutz

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:15

Stephen Hansen and Massimo Motta
Foreclosure Under Risk Aversion
Discussant: Nikos Vettas

12:15 – 13:45 Lunch

13:45 – 15:45 Chair: Roland Strausz

Vanessa Von Schlippenbach and Isabel Teichmann
The Strategic Use of Private Quality Standards in Vertical Chains
Discussant: Ozlem Bedre
Fabian Herweg and Daniel Müller
Price Discrimination in Input Markets: Quantity Discounts and Private
Discussant: Frago Kourandi

15:45 – 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:00

Christian Wey and Justus Haucap
Input Price Discrimination (Bans), Entry and Welfare
Discussant: Francisco Ruiz-Aliseda