2nd Annual Organizational Economics Workshop

Friday 8 August 2008

The workshop examined various economic issues relating to organizations, including: the design of hierarchies; decision making within organizations; ownership; and contracts.

Invited speakers

  • Esteban Rossi-Hansberg (Princeton University)
  • Wouter Dessein (GSB, University of Chicago)
  • Joshua Gans (Melbourne Business School)
  • Catherine de Fontenay (Melbourne Business School)

Papers presented

Jianpei Li (University of International Business and Economics)
Allocation of Authority when a Person is not a Robot

Uwe Dulleck (Queensland University of Technology)
Management Boards and Strategic Consulting

Esteban Rossi-Hansberg (Princeton University)
Organizing Growth

Wouter Dessein (Columbia Business School)
Organize to Compete

Joshua Gans (Melbourne Business School)
Contracting for Publication

Kieron Meagher (UNSW and Australian National University)
Competition and decision making in organizations

Catherine de Fontenay (Melbourne Business School)
The Shrinking of Middle Management

Hodaka Morita (University of New South Wales)
Formal Contracts, Relational Contracts, and the Holdup Problem

Conference organisers

  • (University of New South Wales)
  • Andrew Wait (University of Sydney)

Funding for the workshop provided by Australian Research Council DP0556363, The University of New South Wales and The University of Sydney.