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MaCCI IO Day 2020

This year’s MaCCI IO Day was held as an online event. Close to 50 members and some co-authors gathered for a day of presentations and discussions.

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300 Researchers Logging In for Virtual Economics of ICT Conference

The ZEW Conference on the Economics of Information and Communication Technologies has become one of the most important scientific events in the field of digital economics.

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MaCCI/EPoS Virtual IO Seminar – Spring 2020

The MaCCI/EPoS Virtual IO Seminar has come to a close for the spring term. It attracted considerable attention from researchers in the fields of digital and competition economics.

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MaCCI Member Thomas Fetzer at University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

Together with Hebert Hovenkamp (University of Pennsylvania), MaCCI member Thomas Fetzer discussed the emerging development and future outlook of the...

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MaCCI Senior Member Volker Nocke on Mergers in Chicago

At the 12th Annual Conference on Antitrust Economics and Competition Policy in Chicago, organized by the Northwestern Center on Law, Business, and...

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MaCCI Members Present at this Year’s CRESSE and EARIE

Numerous MaCCI Members from ZEW and University of Mannheim presented their latest work at the CRESSE (European Summer School and Conference in Competition and Regulation) and EARIE (European Association for Research in Industrial Economics) Conference in Rhodes and Barcelona this year. The CRESSE is...

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MaCCI Members Part of the Faculty of the Competition and Innovation Summer School 2019

From 27 to 31 May 2019, MaCCI members Bernhard Ganglmair, Georg Licht, Martin Peitz, Helena Perrone, and Bettina Peters participated in the ninth Competition and Innovation Summer School (CISS) at Velika Plaža in Ulcinj, Montenegro, lecturing on topics as diverse as platform competition, vertical...

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MaCCI Members Franck and Peitz on Competition Policy in the Platform Economy

On 8 May 2019, the Brussels-based think tank "Centre on Regulation in Europe" (CERRE) released the report "Market Defintion and Market Power in the Platform Economy". In this report, MaCCI members Jens-Uwe Franck and Martin Peitz provide guidance on how to define markets and on how to assess market...

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MaCCI Director Thomas Fetzer on Big Data and Competition Law at the 8th China Competition Policy Forum

MaCCI Director Thomas Fetzer was invited by SAMR (State Aministration for Market Regulation) to give a presentation on big data and competition law at the eighth China Competition Policy Forum on 8 May in Haikou, Hainan, China. The China competition policy forum is one of the most important...

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March 2019: MaCCI Members Franck and Peitz Winner of the 2019 Antitrust Writing Award

For their paper "Suppliers as Forgotten Cartel Victims", published in the New York University Journal of Law & Business, MaCCI members Jens-Uwe Franck...

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