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Call for Papers: TSE and IDEI Eighth Bi-Annual Conference on the Economics of Intellectual Property, Software and the Internet


The Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and the Institut D’Economie Industrielle (IDEI) are issuing a call for original research papers to be presented at the eighth bi-annual conference on the Economics of Intellectual Property, Software and the Internet. The conference will be held at Toulouse University in Toulouse, France, on Thursday, January 8 and Friday, January 9, 2015.

This conference, organized by TAP scholar Jacques Cremer and Paul Seabright, will discuss recent academic contributions to the economics of Intellectual Property, and of the Software and Internet Industries, whether theoretical, econometric, experimental or policy oriented. Suggested topics for submitted papers include:

  • The industrial organization of the software and Internet industries
  • The effect of IT and of the Internet on economic organization
  • Intellectual property in digital goods
  • Access to information

Papers dealing with emerging policy issues are especially welcome.

Submission Details

Papers for the conference should be submitted to the following email address: softint@tse-fr.eu by September 30, 2014.

Notification Deadline: Authors will be notified of decisions by October 15, 2014.

View the announcement from the Institut D’Economie Industrielle website.