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Call for papers: Workshop on the Economics of Artificial Intelligence and Data

Call for papers: Workshop on the Economics of Artificial Intelligence and Data

co-organized by the Joint Research Center of the European Commission and the TSE Digital Center

Background and objective: Artificial Intelligence (Al) technologies and big data are currently receiving a lot of attention from both policymakers and firms. ln contrast, there is relatively little academic work by economists on these topics. This workshop aims at bringing together academics, policymakers and industry representatives to discuss economic issues related to Al and data. lt will include two keynote lectures, policyoriented panel discussions, and presentations of academic papers.

Keynote speakers:
Avi Goldfarb (University of Toronto)
Jacques Crémer (Toulouse School of Economics).

Submission: We welcome submissions of papers on all economic aspects of artificial intelligence and data. However, we particularly encourage submissions of policy-oriented papers on the following topics:

  • Al and competition
  • Al, labor and inequality
  • Al and privacy
  • Algorithmic decision-making
  • Data ownership and access
  • Data, algorithms and discrimination
  • Data and the Internet of Things
  • Markets for information

To submit your paperplease clickhere
Submission deadline: February 15, 2019

Decisions will be notified by March 8, 2019. We will cover accommodation expenses for speakers.

Nestor Duch-Brown (European Commission)
Yassine Lefouili (Toulouse School of Economics)

Workshop venue:
Berlaymont building, Rue de la Loi 200, l 049 Brussels, Belgium.

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