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.



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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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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