Asia Pacific Industrial Organisation Conference 2022

9 – 11 December 2022


The University of Sydney, together with the University of New South Wales and the University of Technology Sydney, are hosting the Asia-Pacific Industrial Organisation Conference 2022 (APIOC)

The APIOC was established in 2016 with the aim of fostering IO research among scholars and building the IO community in the Asia Pacific region and beyond. APIOC 2022 will mainly be an in-person program with parallel streams in empirical and theoretical IO. We have a mix of keynote and invited speakers, as well as contributed paper sessions.

Leslie M. Marx
APIOC 2022 Chair


Keynote Speakers

John Asker

John Asker is a Professor of Economics at UCLA, where he holds the Armen A. Alchian Chair in Economic Theory. His research investigates topics related to antitrust policy, cartel behavior, firm-level productivity, and the aggregate impact of market power. In his research he employs a mix of theoretical and empirical methods. His papers have been published in journals in economics and finance, including the American Economic Review and the Journal of Political Economy. He is a co-editor of American Economic Journal: Microeconomics and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has a Ph.D. from Harvard University and a B.Ec(Hons) from the Australian National University.

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Yongmin Chen
UC Boulder

Yongmin Chen, PhD, Boston University, 1992, is a Professor and Provost’s Chair of Economics at the University of Colorado Boulder. His research interests center around pricing, consumer search, vertical organization, intellectual property/innovation, and law & economics. With over 60 journal articles, he has contributed to the economic analysis of a variety of topics, including (dynamic) price discrimination, product differentiation and price competition, competitive effects of vertical merger, the legal and market determinants of innovation, and the operation of online markets with consumer search. He is an associate editor of the RAND Journal of Economics, and he served as a co-editor (2011-12) and managing editor (2013-19) of the International Journal of Industrial Organization.

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Invited Speakers

Invited Speakers

Conference Information

Program and Wi-Fi



Wi Fi

If you have an eduroam account, you will be able to access the University’s Wifi. If you’re unsure if you have an eduroam account or how to set one up, you can do so via this link.

Alternatively you can access the University’s UniSydney-Guest network when on campus (although please be aware this is an open network).

Locations and Hotel Information
















Please note that there are multiple locations across USYD, UNSW and UTS.

  • Welcome Reception at UTS

The Welcome Reception and round-table event will be held on level 3 of the UTS Business School building.

Address: UTS Business School,  Building 8, Dr Chau Chak Wing Building

14-28 Ultimo Road, Ultimo NSW 2007

See Google Maps and  UTS Campus Map

Entry from:

The Goods Line (level 3) >  Ultimo Rd (level 2) > Cafe 80, Mary Ann Str (level 2)

  • Dinner and Keynote talk at UNSW

The Lounge, Level 11, UNSW Library, Library Rd, UNSW Sydney, Kensington NSW 2052

  • Conference sessions:

The majority of conference sessions will be held at the University of Sydney (USYD)  Law School Building, Get directions


Hotel Information

The following hotels are close by to campus:



Local Organising Committee


APIOC would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous support

  • University of Sydney
  • University of Technology Sydney
  • University of New South Wales
  • University of Melbourne (Centre for Market Design)
  • Houston Kemp
  • RBB Economics
  • Bates White