2013 Workshop on Information Systems and Economics

December 19 - 20

WISE focuses on the economic consequences of IT advances and innovations. WISE welcomes new research on how information and IT transform business and society that is supported by economic theories and methodologies.

Specific areas of interest include (but are not limited to):

  • The effects of IT on industrial organization and firm boundaries
  • Platform economics and strategy
  • Productivity and performance effects of IT
  • The economics of digital products and information goods
  • Electronic commerce and electronic markets
  • Network effects in products and industries
  • The economics of standards, compatibility and interoperability
  • Social network analysis and the economics of social media
  • The economic consequences of IT-enabled outsourcing and IT services
  • Digital piracy and IT-related intellectual property issues
  • The economics of software development and related methodology innovations
  • Data-based marketing and pricing
  • Effects of IT on inequality and labor markets
  • Implications of IT for differentiation and competitive outcomes
  • The unique antitrust and regulatory challenges presented by IT industries
  • Big data and privacy
  • The social impact of the information systems academic community


Submissions accepted: Wednesday August 1, 2013

Submission deadline: Monday September 16, 2013.

Notice of acceptance: Monday October 28, 2013

Drafts due for discussion: Friday November 22, 2013.



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Bocconi University
Milan, Italy
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