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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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12.10.2023 - 13.10.2023

Researchers Discuss Entrepreneurship at CoDE Conference

The conference comprised numerous presentations on the economics of entrepreneurship and its implications. In their keynote speeches, Ufuk Akcigit (University of Chicago) and Flora Bellone (Université Cote D`Azur) discussed privatization and firm dynamics in East Germany and the relationship between…

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Natalia Fabra on War and Climate Change

In our third fireside talk, Martin Peitz talked to Natalia Fabra (Carlos III University) about her research and policy work on electricity markets and how Europe should adapt its energy policy in response to climate change and war.

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MaCCI Member Joins the Board of the RAND Journal of Economics as Associate Editor

MaCCI Member Nicolas Schutz has become associate editor of the RAND Journal of Economics.

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31.08.2023 - 01.09.2023

Workshop on Frontiers in Empirical Industrial Organization

Researchers gathered in Mannheim for a two-day MaCCI/EPoS workshop on the frontiers in Empirical Industrial Organization. The programme contained diverse topics, covering methodological contributions in demand estimation and industry-focused discussions on key sectors such as automotive and retail.

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Thirteen MaCCI researchers presented at the EARIE Conference in Rome

This year's annual meeting of EARIE in Rome featured a large number of presentations from MaCCI researchers:

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