Meeting programme

7 July 2017

09:00 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 10:30 Welcome Session
10:30 – 12:30 Parallel Sessions I
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 16:00 Parallel Sessions II
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break
20:00 – 23:30 Conference dinner (DOC Rui Paula Restaurant and Wine Tasting made by Wine & Soul)

8 July 2017

09:00 – 11:00 Parallel Sessions III
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 12:30 Plenary Session with Sofia Villas-Boas (Keynote speaker)
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 16:00 Parallel Sessions IV
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 – 18:30 Parallel Sessions V

Sofia Berto Villas-Boas is a Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at U C Berkeley. Born in Portugal in 1971 she received her Ph.D. in economics from U. C. Berkeley in 2002.
Her research interests include industrial organization, consumer behavior, food Policy, and environmental regulation.
Her recent empirical work has focused on the economics behind wholesale price discrimination banning legislation, contractual relationships along a vertical supply chain, and identifying the role of those contracts in explaining pass -through of cost shocks along the supply chain into retail prices that consumers face.
Sofia has published in the top economic journals such as Review of Economic Studies, Management Science, Rand Journal of Economics, and the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.

Contacts: sberto@berkeley.edu, and mailing address: 207 Giannini Hall ARE, U. C. Berkeley. Berkeley CA 94720-3310.

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