The Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI) is a research association of ZEW and the Faculty of Law and Economics at the University of Mannheim. MaCCI strengthens the exchange between researchers of law and economics and, thus, gives impetus in terms of competition policy, regulation, and innovation.

Please visit our YouTube channel to watch the recordings of some of our past events.




Heike Schweitzer passed away

Heike Schweitzer passed away on June 11 at the age of 56. We all are losing a brilliant law scholar and intellectual leader in competition law. MaCCI…

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Second CREST-Mannheim Workshop

The second edition of the CREST-Mannheim workshop (also known as "Journées Mannheim-Palaiseau-Paris") took place in Paris and Palaiseau on May 16-17. Researchers from CREST and MaCCI met in Paris and Palaiseau to discuss recent research on price discrimination, merger control, platform pricing,…

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MaCCI IO Day 2024

This year’s MaCCI IO Day was held on 24 May 2023. More than 30 members gathered for a day of presentations and discussions of papers on pricing (and "shrinkflation"), privacy, competition with recommendation systems, procurement, and trade. We were particularly happy to welcome Yossi Spiegel, who…

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03.05.2024 - 05.05.2024

Ten MaCCI Researchers Present their Work at the IIOC in Boston

MaCCI was well represented at this year’s International Industrial Organization Conference in Boston with ten of its members. Mathilde Cappelletti, Jacopo Gambato, Bernhard Ganglmair, Nadine Hahn, Daniil Larionov, Robin Ng, Volker Nocke, Helena Perrone, Luca Sandrini, and Nicolas Schutz presented…

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03.05.2024 - 05.05.2024

Volker Nocke wins Robert F. Lanzilotti Prize in Antitrust Economics

The article “Acquihiring for Monopsony Power” by MaCCI Researcher Volker Nocke and co-authors Heski Bar-Isaac (University of Toronto) and Justin Johnson (Cornell University) has been awarded the Robert F. Lanzillotti Prize for the best paper in antitrust economics presented at the International…

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MaCCI Member speaks at the IMCO Meeting of the European Parliament

MaCCI Director Martin Peitz made proposals on the enforcement of the Digital Markets Act as an invited expert to the meeting of the European Parliament's Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO).

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6th MaCCI Career Day

The MaCCI Career Day is a forum for all economics students (bachelor, master and Ph.D.) interested in a career in competition economics. Students informally talk about their career plans, internships, and job opportunities with potential employers in the field of competition economics and…

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MaCCI hosts the 2024 Meeting of the Industrial Economics Section of the German Economics Association

On 7-8 March this year's annual Meeting of the Industrial Economics Section of the German Economics Association was hosted by MaCCI. The industrial economics section has leading researchers in industrial economics mostly from Austria, Germany and Switzerland as its members. The two-day event…

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MaCCI Members win Prize for Best Papers by Young Researchers

MaCCI Members Jacopo Gambato and Nadine Hahn won the Andrea Lofaro Prize for the Best Papers on Industrial Organization written by Young Researchers. In late February, the awards will be presented at a conference organized by the Centre of Competition Economics in London.

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