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ECIPE Seminar: Online Platforms, Innovation and Competition in the EU – Explaining Europe’s Hostility Towards Modern Platform Businesses

October 11 2018
Venue: ECIPE Office, Avenue des Arts 40, 6th floor, 1040 Brussels
Speakers: Fredrik Erixon, Matthias Bauer, David Jevons
Time: 10:30

The event addresses EU policies that affect online platforms and digital business models.

Modern online platforms are a market-driven cure to the imperfections of the EU’s incomplete Single Market. The ascent of the platform economy has been a boon for the European economy. And yet, all the big and famous digital platforms have probably got the message by now: European policymakers don’t like them very much.

Given this context, we would like to discuss the following questions:

  • What is the economic impact of online platforms in the EU?
  • What explains EU policymakers’ hostility against modern digital platforms?
  • Should online platforms be considered a threat to marketplace competition in the EU?
  • Are online platforms overly exposed to rent-seeking activities?
  • And are policymakers actually right in defending old approaches of regulation in the light of dynamic markets?
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Programme

Please join a conversation with Fredrik Erixon, Director,  ECIPE, Matthias Bauer, Senior Economist, ECIPE, David Jevons, Partner, Oxera, Oxford (UK), and an Expert Digitalisation and Single Market Policies, European Commission (tbc).

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