Starting tomorrow (Tuesday Dec 8) and continuing Wednesday, Truth on the Market will be presenting a symposium on the topic of credit card interchange fees. I’ll be participating along with a group of very distinguished economists and law professors. This is one of the most interesting issues in consumer payments that I’ve looked at. Here’s the lineup:
The symposium will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 8 and 9.
- Omri Ben-Shahar (University of Chicago Law School)
- Tom Brown (O’Melveney & Myers)
- Bob Chakravorti (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
- Richard Epstein (University of Chicago and NYU Law Schools)
- Joshua Gans (University of Melbourne Business School)
- Ron Mann (Columbia University Law School)
- Geoffrey Manne (International Center for Law & Economics and Lewis & Clark Law School)
- Tim Muris (George Mason University School of Law and O’Melveney & Myers)
- Allan Shampine (Compass/Lexecon)
- Bob Stillman (CRA International)
- James Van Dyke (Javelin Strategy & Research)
- Joshua Wright (George Mason University School of Law)
- Todd Zywicki (George Mason University School of Law)
Thanks to my friend Geoffrey Manne for organizing the program and inviting me to participate. Check it out beginning tomorrow.