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.




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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MaCCI Member Nocke at the Annual CRA Brussels Conference

MaCCI Senior Member Volker Nocke participated at the annual CRA Brussels Conference on 6 December 2023. He spoke at a panel on „From more economic approach to which economic approach.“ The other panelists included Paula Blizzard, California‘s Senior Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust, and…

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MaCCI Member Peitz at Japan Fair Trade Commission and Competition Commission of India

In November, MaCCI Director Martin Peitz visited the Japanese Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) and gave an in-house lecture on “Digital Platforms and Section 19a in the German Competition Law.” In December, he gave a remote lecture on “Competition Economics of Self-Preferencing” at the Competition…

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23.11.2023 - 24.11.2023

MaCCI Law & Economics Conference on Media Funding

With the move to digital and changing media consumption patterns, traditional funding and content creation face challenges. This year’s MaCCI Law & Economics Conference focused on these issues.

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MaCCI Members Contribute to ACE Conference

MaCCI Members Volker Nocke, Helena Perrone, and Kevin Remmy participated in the Annual Conference of the Association of Competition Economics (ACE), which took place from 16-17 November in Edinburgh. Nocke was the academic discussant in the special plenary case session on the Microsoft / Activision…

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Joshua Gans on Artificial Intelligence and Economics

In our fourth fireside talk, Martin Peitz talked to Joshua Gans (Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto) about his research and experience regarding AI and how AI is likely to change our economies.

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