The Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI) is a research association of ZEW and the Faculty of Law and Economics at the University of Mannheim. MaCCI strengthens the exchange between researchers of law and economics and, thus, gives impetus in terms of competition policy, regulation, and innovation.



Eleventh MaCCI Annual Conference

This year’s MaCCI Annual Conference took place on 23 and 24 March. The two conference days were filled with nearly 80 presentations in contributed sessions.

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MaCCI Members join the International Journal of Industrial Organization as Associate Editors

MaCCI Members Bernhard Ganglmair and Nicolas Schutz became Associate Editor of the International Journal of Industrial Organization (IJIO).

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Economics of Public Procurement

On November 4 and 5, 2021, the third edition of the ZEW Workshop Economics of Public Procurement took place at the premises of ZEW Mannheim. This year's edition was jointly organized with the VATT Institute for Economic Research.

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Tenth MaCCI Law and Economics Conference

The tenth MaCCI Law and Economics Conference will take place on 18./19. November 2021 at the premises of ZEW. This year’s topic will be competition and the regulation of financial innovation.

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MaCCI Members Nocke and Peitz on Competition Policy at CRESSE

MaCCI members Nocke and Peitz contributed to the competition policy discussions at the 2021 CRESSE conference in Heraklion, Crete. Volker Nocke gave a keynote lecture entitled “Concentration Thresholds for Horizontal Mergers”.

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MaCCI Member Ganglmair Presents Consumer-Markup Study at BMJV Online Event

On 20 September 2021, the German Federal Ministry for Justice and Consumer Protection (BMJV) organized an Online Panel Discussion on the Yale Tobin Center's recent study “Consumer Protection for Online Markets and Large Digital Platforms.”

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MaCCI Member Nocke Elected Fellow of the Econometric Society

MaCCI senior member Volker Nocke has been elected a fellow of the Econometric Society. The Econometric Society is one of the most prestigious academic societies in the field of economics. Elected fellows run the society, choosing the constitution and electing the council, officers, and fellows. The…

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MaCCI Summer Institute in Competition Policy

MaCCI hosted its first major in-person event since the outbreak of the COVID19 pandemic. During the 2021 MaCCI Summer Institute in Competition Policy MaCCI researchers and invited scholars presented recent work in industrial economics that informs the competition policy debate. In particular,…

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