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.



September 2018: MaCCI Member Martin Peitz on the Co-Existence of Competing Platforms

One of the hot questions in competition economics is when markets with digital platforms tip such that almost everybody uses the same platform. In a ten-minute video, Martin Peitz explains when and why competing platforms can co-exist.

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September 2018: MaCCI Members Buiten and Peitz co-author CERRE-Report on Platform Liability

Together with Alexandre de Streel (professor at the University of Namur and advisory board member of MaCCI) MaCCI members Miriam Buiten and Martin Peitz have written a report for the Brussels-based think-tank Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE) on platform liability.

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Volker Nocke Informs the ECN

MaCCI Senior Researcher Volker Nocke was the invited academic speaker at the latest edition of the Chief Competition Economists' Meeting oft he...

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MaCCI Co-Director Thomas Fetzer Speaking at the 7th China Competition Policy Forum

Co-Director Thomas Fetzer was invited by the Competition Law Center of.UIBE and the Expert Advisory Committee of the Anti-monopoly Commission of the...

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MaCCI Researchers at CRESSE 2018, 29 June - 1 July

At CRESSE 2018, Martin Peitz gave a plenary talk on the role of multihoming in platform markets and short presentation in the plenary panel on "Foreclosure in Platform Markets". Miriam Buiten presented work on the role of Big Data in competition and data protection law and Niklas Dürr on the...

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MaCCI Summer Institute in Competition Policy

The 2018 MaCCI Summer Institute in Competition Policy brought together researchers from Europe and North America to present and discuss work at the forefront of research on competition economics and regulation. Presenters from the United States were Matt Backus (Columbia), Liran Einav (Stanford),...

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