George Mason Law & Economics Center Program on Economics & Privacy: Digital Information Policy Scholars Conference

Country: USA

City: Arlington

Abstr. due: 01.02.2016

Dates: 29.04.16 — 29.04.16

Area Of Sciences: Economics and management; Law;

Organizing comittee e-mail:

Organizers: Law & Economics Center at George Mason University School of Law


The Program on Economics & Privacy (PEP), part of the Law & Economics Center at George Mason University School of Law, will host a Scholars Conference on the economics of digital information policy on April 29, 2016.

TOPICS: Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
– The impact of privacy regulation on consumers and firms
– Empirical estimation of consumer valuation of privacy
– Ex ante precautions vs. ex post mitigation in data security
– Data security in the payment industry
– The use of big data for consumers scoring
– Big data and price discrimination
– Privacy harms
– Targeted advertising
– Privacy and competition policy
– Disclosures on mobile platforms
– The impact of privacy policies on consumer behavior

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