Daniel Rubinfeld visits Stellenbosch

Posted by Johan Fourie on 2013-02-25

Prof Daniel Rubinfeld will visit the Department of Economics at Stellenbosch University from Wednesday 27 February to Thursday 7 March. Prof Rubinfeld is the Robert L. Bridges Professor of Law and Professor of Economics Emeritus at University of California (Berkeley) and Professor of Law at New York University. He is a distinguished academic, with wide-ranging scholarly work in applied microeconomics, econometrics, public policy, and industrial organization. His publication list includes seven books, over seventy articles in leading scholarly journals, and more than forty articles in books. Prof Rubinfeld is actively involved in competition policy practice; he was deputy assistant attorney general at the US Department of Justice and acted as expert consultant in landmark US competition cases. He has held a number of visiting professorships at leading American and European universities.

Prof Rubinfeld will be presenting a seminar on Friday (1 March) in Room 104 on network effects in the airline industry and their implications for consumer welfare. Please join us for lunch on the second floor of the Schumann Building at 13:30, after which we the seminar will commence at 14:15.

Apart from the seminar Prof Rubinfeld will also:

  • Present a graduate class on the econometrics of antitrust
  • Act as keynote speaker at the ‘Time series and competition policy' workshop I am organizing at Stias on 4 and 5 March

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