News Archive

10.06.2013

Advances in Competition Policy at the Third MaCCI Summer Institute

MaCCI held its third Summer Institute in Competition Policy in the first week of June. In this 5 day event leading academic economists from Europe and the United States interact with MaCCI members and collaborate on various projects in competition policy. Presentations at the MaCCI Summer Institute…

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01.06.2013

New Editorial Positions for MaCCI Members Peitz and Schmidt-Dengler

In the first half of 2013, Peitz and Schmidt-Dengler accepted additional editorial duties. Martin Peitz became Associate Editor of the Journal of Industrial Economics and Philipp Schmidt Dengler Associate Editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association.

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17.04.2013

MaCCI Members Successful in Fourth SEEK Round

In the fourth SEEK round, MaCCI members received funding for two research projects in the field of cartels. Konrad Stahl, Philipp Schmidt-Dengler, Matthias Hunold, Kai Hüschelrath, Ulrich Laitenberger, and Georg Licht are part of a large international research team focusing on answers to the…

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28.03.2013

MaCCI Goes South Africa

MaCCI Coordinator Kai Hüschelrath gave an invited lecture on cartel detection at a workshop on Time Series and Competition Policy in Stellenbosch (South Africa). Other invited lectures were given by Dan Rubinfeld (Berkeley) and Elena Argentesi (Bologna). The workshop was also used to identify…

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13.02.2013

Nocke Vice Chair of the Industrial Economics Section of the German Economic Association

At its annual meeting Volker Nocke has been elected vice chair of the industrial economics section of the Verein für Socialpolitik (German Economics Association) for the period 2013 to 2015.

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05.02.2013

Volker Nocke Becomes Associate Editor of Journal of Economic Theory

As the only researcher based in Germany, MaCCI Senior Member Volker Nocke has been appointed Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Theory, one of the most prestigious academic journals in economics.

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22.01.2013

MaCCI Present at AEA Annual Meeting in San Diego

MaCCI Coordinator Kai Hüschelrath gave a presentation on the pricing dynamics of hard-core cartels at the Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association in San Diego (USA). The meeting is one of the most prestigious conferences of the economics profession.

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03.01.2013

Volker Nocke Organizes the Core Programme of the Annual Meeting of the German Economic Association

Volker Nocke organizes the core programme "Competition Policy and Regulation in a Global Economic Order" of this year's annual conference of the German Economic Association (Verein für Socialpolitik) which will take place September 4-7, 2013 at the University of Düsseldorf. As keynote speakers he…

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19.12.2012

Volker Nocke New Member of the Steering Committee of the Association of Competition Economists (ACE)

Volker Nocke has been elected member of the steering committee of the Association of Competition Economists (ACE). The European-based ACE brings together experts of the economics of competition who work in government, academia, and the private sector.

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21.11.2012

MaCCI Coordinator Speaks at ECN Meeting

MaCCI Coordinator Kai Hüschelrath gave a presentation on cartel detection at a European Competition Network Meeting of the Group of Chief Economists in Warsaw (Poland). The group meets on a regular basis to discuss recent economic advances and current case work.

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