Second Annual Digital Information Policy Scholars Conference Call For Papers

The Program on Economics & Privacy (PEP) at Antonin Scalia Law School, will host a scholars conference on the economics of digital information policy on April 28, 2017.

TOPICS: Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
– Consumer valuation of privacy
– The impact of privacy & data security regulation on consumers and firms
– Data security in the payment industry
– Liability issues surrounding the Internet of Things
– The use of big data for consumers scoring
– Big data and price discrimination
– Targeted advertising
– Ad blocking
– The intersection of privacy and competition policy
– Information, privacy, and education policy
– Consumer responses to disclosures
– Privacy and data security issues surrounding biometrics

The selection committee includes Alessandro Acquisti (Carnegie Mellon), Jane Bambauer (University of Arizona), James E. Rogers College of Law), Michael Baye (Indiana University, Kelley School of Business), James Cooper (George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School), Bruce Kobayashi (George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School), Andrew Stivers (Federal Trade Commission), Catherine Tucker (MIT, Sloan School of Management), and Liad Wagman (Illinois Institute of Technology).

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Please send your paper or abstract by February 13, 2017, to Jeff T. Smith, Coordinator of PEP, at