Five MaCCI researchers, namely, Jacopo Gambato, Nadine Hahn, Martin Peitz, Helena Perrone, and Anton Sobolev, presented recent research findings at the 17th Competition and Regulation Summer School and Conference (CRESSE) in Rhodes. In addition, Martin Peitz taught in the summer school of CRESSE to…
MaCCI Director Martin Peitz gave a lecture on German competition policy developments regarding Big Tech at the Korean Fair Trade Commission. He also had various exchanges on developments in competition practice in South Korea.
This year’s MaCCI IO Day was held on 5 May 2023. More than 30 members gathered for a day of presentations and discussions of papers on productivity, carbon pricing and emission fees, blockchain, search, platforms, and innovation.
On 25 April, Chiara Farronato (Harvard Business School) presented new empirical work documenting that Amazon engages in self-preferencing on its marketplace by systematically favoring its own brands in search results.
On April 18, Gary Biglaiser (University of Northern Carolina) presented new theoretical work on the interplay between price competition and consumers' perception of product differentiation, with applications to the optimal choice of business model by a dominant platform.