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Peitz and Schmidt-Dengler new Co-Editors of the International Journal of Industrial Organization

MaCCI Members Martin Peitz and Philipp Schmidt-Dengler have been appointed co-editors of the International Journal of Industrial Organization. Their term starts January 2014. The International Journal of Industrial Organization is a leading field journal and covers theoretical and empirical…

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Volker Nocke and Martin Peitz Nominated Members of the Economic Advisory Group on Competition Policy

Commissioner and Vice President of the European Commission Joaquin Almunia has nominated MaCCI members Volker Nocke and Martin Peitz as members of the Economic Advisory Group on Competition Policy (EAGCP). According to the European Commission, "the EAGCP creates a discussion forum on competition…

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First MPI-ZEW Private Law & Economics Workshop in Hamburg

On November 21 and 22, MaCCI members Stefan Frübing, Kai Hüschelrath, Ulrich Laitenberger, and Florian Smuda participated in the first interdisciplinary private law & economics workshop at the Max-Planck-Institute (MPI) for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg. The workshop brings…

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Workshop on Procurement and Contracts

On October 16-18, 2013, MaCCI members Malin Arve, Martin Peitz, and Lily Samkharadze organized a workshop on procurement and contracts in Bad Homburg. Presentations covered a wide range of theoretical and applied topics in procurement and contract theory.

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Call for Papers: Annual Conference of the Leibniz ScienceCampus MaCCI - Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (March 14-15, 2014)

The Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI) – a joint initiative of the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and the University of Mannheim – is pleased to announce its Annual Conference 2014 in Mannheim on March 14-15, 2014. The objective of the conference is to provide a…

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MaCCI Member Volker Nocke Elected into the Council of the European Economic Association

Volker Nocke has been elected member of the Council of the European Economic Association. Histerm of office starts at the beginning of 2014 and terminates end of2018. The European Economic Association promotes top quality research on economic issues that are of particular relevance in Europe.

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MaCCI Involved in Training of Judges in Competition Economics

MaCCI coordinator Kai Hüschelrath gave three lectures on selected aspects of vertical agreements as part of a seminar series on “Private Enforcement of Competition Law in Europe”, specifically designed for judges with a focus on competition law. The seminar series is financed by the European…

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MaCCI Research Presentations at EALE Annual Conference Warsaw 2013

MaCCI researchers Andreas Engert, Kai Hüschelrath and Florian Smuda were invited to present ongoing research at the 30th Annual Conference of the European Association of Law and Economics (EALE) in Warsaw.

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Reinhard Selten Award for MaCCI Member Christian Michel

Christian Michel, junior MaCCI member, received the Reinhard Selten Award of the German Economic Association (Verein für Socialpolitik) honoring his paper "Identification and Estimation of Intra-Firm and Industry Competition via Ownership Change". In his paper, he proposes a novel empirical…

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MaCCI Research Presentations at EARIE Annual Conference

MaCCI researchers Malin Arve, Sven Heim, Kai Hüschelrath, Michael Kummer, Georg Licht, Andras Niedermayer, Volker Nocke, Bettina Peters, Fabienne Rasel, Philipp Schmidt-Dengler, Dominik Schober, Nicolas Schutz, Florian Smuda, Konrad Stahl, Naoki Wakamori, and Chengsi Wang were invited to present…

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