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Past Conferences

Due to the global coronavirus situation, the Industrial Organization Society canceled the International Industrial Organization Conference 2020 that was scheduled for May 1-3 at Drexel University.

The IIOC 2020 program has been posted at  https://editorialexpress.com/conference/IIOC2020/program/IIOC2020.html.

We are happy to share all 324 papers as they represent a wide spectrum of topics in industrial organization. We hope that you find the opportunity to browse the sessions, to learn about the most recent research in our field. As in prior years, the program is full of papers and presentations spanning theory, empirics, experiments, and policy with participants ranging from emerging to established scholars.

17th Annual IIOC Conference

  • Date: April 5-7, 2019
  • Place: Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Keynote Speaker: Glenn Ellison
  • Plenary Speakers: Kate Ho, Leemore Dafny, John Van Reenan, Chad Syverson
  • Sponsors: Analysis Group, applEcon, Bates White, The Brattle Group, Charles River Associates, Compass Lexecon, Google, Matrix Economics Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, the University of Florida Public Utility Research Center, and University of Florida Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. and
  • The full program schedule link

16th Annual IIOC Conference

  • Date: April 20-22, 2018
  • Place: Hilton Indianapolis Hotel Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Keynote Speaker: Nancy L. Rose
  • Plenary Talk: Jean Tirole
  • Sponsors: Amazon, Analysis Group, applEcon, Bates White, The Brattle Group, BRG Berkeley Research Group, Compass Lexecon, Google, Matrix Economics Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, the University of Florida Public Utility Research Center and University of Florida Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
  • The full program schedule link

15th Annual IIOC Conference

  • Date: April 7-9, 2017
  • Place: Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Keynote Speaker: Steven T. Berry
  • Sponsors: Amazon, Analysis Group, Bates White, The Brattle Group, Charles River Associates, Compass Lexecon, Google, the Kauffman Foundation, Matrix Economics Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, the University of Florida Public Utility Research Center, and University of Florida Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
  • The full program schedule link

14th Annual IIOC Conference

  • Date: April 15-17, 2016
  • Place: Drexel University, LeBow School of Business, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Keynote Speaker: Michael Whinston
  • Sponsors: Analysis Group, Bates White, The Brattle Group, Charles River Associates, Compass Lexecon, Facebook, Google, the Kauffman Foundation, Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, the University of Florida Public Utility Research Center and University of Florida Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
  • The full program schedule link
  • Pictures: link

13th Annual IIOC Conference

  • Date: April 24-26, 2015
  • Place: Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Keynote Speaker: Severin Borenstein
  • Sponsors: Amazon, Analysis Group, Bates White, Charles River Associates, Compass Lexecon, Cornerstone Research, Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Public Utility Research Center at the University of Florida, Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center at the University of Florida.
  • The full program schedule link
  • Pictures: link

12th Annual IIOC Conference

  • Date: April 11-13, 2014
  • Place: Northwestern Law Searle Center on Law, Regulation and Economic Growth, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Keynote Speaker: Dennis Carlton.
  • Sponsors: Analysis Group, Bates White, Brattle Group, eBay, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Google, Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Public Utility Research Center at the University of Florida, Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center at the University of Florida.
  • The full program schedule link
  • Pictures: link

11th Annual IIOC Conference

  • Date: May 16-18, 2013
  • Place: The Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Keynote Speaker: Carl Shapiro
  • Sponsors: Analysis Group, Bates White, Brattle Group, eBay, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Google, Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Public Utility Research Center at the University of Florida, Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center at the University of Florida.
  • The full program schedule link
  • Pictures: link

10th Annual IIOC Conference

  • Date: March 16-18, 2012
  • Place: George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia.
  • Keynote Speaker: Richard Schmalensee.
  • Sponsors: Analysis Group, Brattle Group, Google, Kauffman Foundation, Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, Public Utility Research Center at the University of Florida, Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center at the University of Florida.
  • The full program schedule link
  • Pictures: link

9th Annual IIOC Conference

  • Date: April 8-10, 2011
  • Place: The Boston Park Plaza, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Keynote Speaker: R. Preston McAfee
  • Sponsors: Analysis Group, Brattle Group, Kauffman Foundation, Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, Public Utility Research Center, University of Florida, Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center, University of Florida.
  • The full program schedule link

8th Annual IIOC Conference

  • Date: May 14-16, 2010
  • Place: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Keynote Speaker: John Sutton
  • Sponsors: Analysis Group, APPA American Public Power Association, Brattle Group, Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, Public Utility Research Center at the University of Florida, Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center at the University of Florida, Sauder.
  • The full program schedule link

7th Annual IIOC Conference

  • Date: April 3-5, 2009
  • Place: Northeastern University, Boston, MA
  • Keynote Speaker: Robert H. Porter
  • Sponsors: APPA American Public Power Association, Analysis Group, Brattle Group, Cornerstone Research, Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, Public Utility Research Center at the University of Florida, Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center at the University of Florida.
  • The full program schedule link

6th Annual IIOC Conference

  • Date: May 16-18, 2008
  • Place: Marymount University, Arlington, Virginia.
  • Keynote Speaker: Ariel Pakes.
  • Sponsors: Analysis Group, APPA American Public Power Association, Brattle Group, CRA International, Cornerstone Research, Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, Public Utility Research Center at the University of Florida, and the Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center at the University of Florida.
  • The full program schedule link

    5th Annual IIOC Conference

    • Date: April 13-15, 2007
    • Place: Georgia Southern, Savannah, Georgia
    • Keynote Speaker: Steve Berry.
    • Sponsors: Analysis Group, APPA, Charles River Associates, and Cornerstone Group.
    • The full program schedule link

      4th Annual IIOC Conference

      • Date: April 7-9, 2006
      • Place: Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.
      • Keynote Speaker: F.M. Scherer.
      • Sponsors: Analysis Group, APPA, The Brattle Group, CRA International, Eastern Bank, Microsoft, Public Utility Research Center at the University of Florida Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center at the University of Florida, TJX and Northeastern University College of Arts and Sciences.
      • The full program schedule link

        3rd Annual IIOC Conference

        • Date: April 8-9, 2005
        • Place: Georgia Institute of Tech Hotel and Conference Center, Atlanta, Georgia
        • Keynote Speaker: Margaret Slade, David Sappington.
        • Sponsors: Analysis Group, Center for Paper Business and Industry Studies, Charles River Associates, Troutman Sanders LLP, and The Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center at the University of Florida.
        • The full program schedule link

          2nd Annual IIOC Conference

          • Date: April 23-24, 2004
          • Place: Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois.
          • Keynote Speaker: Paul Joskow, Robert Porter.
          • Sponsors: Analysis Group, Charles River Associates, and Chicago Partners.
          • The full program schedule link

            1st Annual IIOC Conference

            • Date: April 4-5, 2003
            • Place: Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.
            • Keynote Speaker: Ariel Pakes, Michael Riordan
            • Sponsors: Analysis Group, APPA, Charles River Associates, Giannini Foundation, Kluwer.
            • The full program schedule link