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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.

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30.11.2022

MaCCI Board Member Presents Research at UK Competition Agency

MaCCI board member Bernhard Ganglmair presented his work on mergers and the effects on innovation in London, UK, at the Competition & Market Authority, the competition agency in the United Kingdom.

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22.11.2022

Eleventh MaCCI Law and Economics Conference

On 10 and 11 November 2022, the eleventh MaCCI Law and Economics Conference took place in Mannheim. The conference, organized by MaCCI Senior Member Jens-Uwe Franck and MaCCI Advisory Board Member Heike Schweitzer, focused on the twentieth anniversary of Regulation 1/2003 and raised the question of…

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11.11.2022

Ninth ZEW/MaCCI Conference on the Economics of Innovation and Patenting

After a two-year COVID break, the 9th Conference on the Economics of Innovation and Patenting took place on 3 and 4 November at ZEW Mannheim. The conference covered a wide range of topics in the economics of innovation, digitalization, firm performance, technology transfer, and intellectual property…

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11.11.2022

Economic Experts on Public Procurement Meet in Mannheim for the Fourth Time

On 27 and 28 October, 2022, the fourth edition of the ZEW Workshop “Economics of Public Procurement” took place at the premises of ZEW Mannheim. This year's edition was jointly organized with the University of Turku and the VATT Institute for Economic Research.

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18.10.2022

New Research on the Effects of Cartels Presented at a Series of MaCCI/EPoS Seminars

On October 18, Mitsuru Igami (Yale University) and Jan De Loecker (KU Leuven) presented new empirical work on the effects of cartels. Prof. Igami's talk focused on the interplay between incentives to collude and incentives to innovate in a tractable dynamic-oligopoly model of the LCD panel industry.…

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19.09.2022

MaCCI/EPoS Fireside Talk on Adam Smith and American Capitalism

In our second Fireside Talk, Martin Peitz talked to Glory Liu (Harvard) about her upcoming book “Adam Smith's America: How a Scottish Philosopher Became an Icon of American Capitalism.”

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19.09.2022

New Evidence on the Sustainability of Cartels Presented in a Series of MaCCI/EPoS Seminars

Nicolas de Roos (Sydney University) and Mathias Reyaert (Toulouse School of Economics) visited Mannheim to present their recent work on cartels in a…

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12.09.2022

MaCCI/EPoS Seminar Presentation by Nicolas de Roos

Tuesday September 6, 13:45-15:00, presentation of “Informed Sources and the Role of Platforms for Facilitating Anticompetitive Communication” by…

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11.07.2022

20th ZEW Conference on the Economics of Information and Communication Technologies

This year’s ZEW Conference on the Economics of Information and Communication Technologies took place on 7 and 8 July in collaboration with MaCCI. After the conference had to take place online for two years due to the pandemic, it was now possible to hold the 20th anniversary of the conference in…

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02.06.2022

MaCCI/EPoS Fireside Talk on the Profit Paradox

On 19. May, we welcomed Jan Eeckhout (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) for a Fireside Talk hosted by Martin Peitz (University of Mannheim, MaCCI).

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