"Pricing Technologies and their Economic and Social Consequences"

MWP Multidisciplinary research workshop (PriTech 2021)

Economics, Law, Sociology and History of Algorithmic/Dynamic Pricing, ESLs and other pricing technologies, as well as their impact on society

PriTech is a two-day online research workshop that emphasizes technological developments in the way prices are calculated, recorded, and communicated. It is an interdisciplinary event that is meant to bring together economists, lawyers, sociologists, historians, and industry practitioners.

You can also find a few paragraphs on the subject matter of the workshop on the Agenda page.


The workshop is scheduled for 25, 26 of March 2021 (Thursday and Friday).

The program can be downloaded through this link - MWP_Pricing_Technologies_programme.pdf

There is also an online version with the abstracts, links to drafts, and all other materials.

PriTech is made possible by our amazing speakers -

Andreas Leibbrandt

(Monash University)

Arnoud den Boer

(University of Amsterdam)

Brad Kells

(Cargo Chief, Lead Data Scientist)

Brendan Lucier

(Microsoft Research)

Christo Wilson

(Northeastern University)

Emilio Calvano

(University of Bologna)

Franck Cochoy

(University of Toulouse)

Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius

(Radboud University)

Giacomo Calzolari

(European University Institute)

Hal Varian


Heinrich Nax

(ETH Zurich & University of Zurich)

Joseph Harrington

(University of Pennsylvania)

Joseph Turow

(University of Pennsylvania)

Justin Johnson

(Cornell University)

Marian Moszoro

(George Mason University & SGH Warsaw School of Economics)

Matthijs Wildenbeest

(Indiana University)

Michal Gal

(University of Haifa)

Natali Helberger

(University of Amsterdam)

Oren Bar-Gill

(Harvard University)

Rob Nicholls

(University of New South Wales)

Tamar Kricheli-Katz

(Tel-Aviv University)


The workshop is invite-only for presenters, but everyone is welcome to attend in Zoom, participate in the discussion through chat, or watch the videos as they are uploaded.

To join us live on Zoom you will need to register in advance (you will only receive the Zoom link if you register).

The registration is now closed. Please email the organizers directly if you would like to join for the second day.


The workshop is organized by Arthur Dolgopolov, Francesco Ducci, Agnieszka Jabłonowska, and Giacomo Tagiuri, MW Fellows at the Max Weber Programme, European University Institute.

For any questions please contact the organizers at organizers (at) pritechworkshop.online.

We look forward to welcoming you to our virtual workshop,

Agnieszka, Arthur, Giacomo, and Francesco