The Program on Economics & Privacy (PEP) at George Mason University School of Law hosted a Scholars Conference on the economics of digital information policy on Friday, April 29, 2016. The mission of PEP is to promote the sound application of economic analysis to issues surrounding the digital information economy through original research, policy outreach, … Continue reading “Program on Economics & Privacy: Digital Information Policy Scholars Conference”

The Program on Economics & Privacy (PEP) at George Mason University School of Law hosted a Scholars Conference on the economics of digital information policy on Friday, April 29, 2016. The mission of PEP is to promote the sound application of economic analysis to issues surrounding the digital information economy through original research, policy outreach, … Continue reading “Scholars’ Conference on Privacy”

The LEC’s Program on Economics & Privacy (PEP) hosted a two-day program on the economics of information. The first day consisted of instruction on the foundational economics of information, with focus on search costs, adverse selection, and the economics of advertising and privacy. The day finished with an industry panel to discuss the role of … Continue reading “LEC Workshop on Consumer Protection for AG Staff and Economists”

Leading scholars, practitioners, and government officials discussed topics such as biometrics, big data, differing EU and US approaches to the intersection between privacy and antitrust, and new empirical research on privacy and data security. A luncheon panel will discuss the encryption debate. Privacy & Competition: US & EU Perspectives   Panelists: Andrea Glorioso, Counselor, ICT … Continue reading “Fourth Annual LEC Public Policy Conference on the Law & Economics of Privacy and Data Security”

The Program on Economics & Privacy (PEP) at Antonin Scalia Law School invites applications for an innovative research program designed to support research on the economics of privacy and data security. The Privacy Scholars Fellowship Program is designed to support research on the economics of privacy and data security. Topics of special interest include: consumer … Continue reading “2016-17 Privacy Scholars Fellowship Program”

The Program on Economics & Privacy (PEP) at George Mason University School of Law will host a Scholars Conference on the economics of digital information policy on Friday, April 28, 2017. The mission of PEP is to promote the sound application of economic analysis to issues surrounding the digital information economy through original research, policy … Continue reading “Second Annual Digital Information Policy Scholars Conference”

The Program on Economics & Privacy (PEP) and Mason Attorneys General Education Program were pleased to host their Workshop for Attorneys General on the Economics of Information, Advertising, and Privacy, Wednesday, June 7, 2017 through Thursday, June 8, 2017. The Workshop will brought together state attorneys general staff and regulators from throughout the United States … Continue reading “Workshop for Attorneys General and Regulators on the Economics of Information, Advertising, and Privacy”

The Third Annual Digital Information Policy Scholars Conference was held on Friday, April 27, 2018 at George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School in Arlington, Virginia.  The conference was hosted by the Program on Economics & Privacy whose mission is to promote the sound application of economic analysis to issues surrounding the digital information economy … Continue reading “3rd Annual Digital Information Policy Scholars Conference”

The George Mason University Law & Economics Center and the Program on Economics & Privacy (PEP) hosted the Workshop for Attorneys General and Regulators on the Economics of Information, Advertising, and Privacy at George Mason University’s Arlington, Virginia campus on Thursday, May 31 and Friday June 1, 2018. Today’s vibrant internet economy is increasingly driven … Continue reading “Workshop for Attorneys General and Regulators on the Economics of Information, Advertising, and Privacy”