CRA Annual Brussels Conference: Economic Developments in Competition Policy, 2017
The CRA Annual Brussels Conference, Economic Developments in Competition Policy, took place on Tuesday 12th December 2017 at the Steigenberger Wiltcher’s Hotel, Brussels.
Speakers’ slides and videos of the panels (click on each panel title) can be found below.
Keynote: Recent Developments in the Enforcement Practices of the European Commission
Johannes Laitenberger, Director General, DG Competition
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A View from the Chief Economist
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Do Mergers Systematically Reduce Innovation? Theories, Presumptions and Standards of Evidence
Chair: Cristina Caffarra, CRA
Luke M Froeb, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, US Department of Justice
Giulio Federico, Head of Unit, DG Competition
Dietmar Harhoff, Director, Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition and Visiting Professor, MIT
Margaret Kyle, Professor of Economics, CERNA, MINES ParisTech
Miro Prek, Judge, General Court of the EU
Pierre Régibeau, CRA
Is Big the New Bad (Again)? “Hipster” and “Progressive Antitrust” vs Consumer Welfare
Chair: Cristina Caffarra, CRA
Andreas Mundt, President, Bundeskartellamt
Andrea Coscelli, Chief Executive, UK Competition and Markets Authority
Fiona Scott Morton, Professor of Economics, Yale School of Management and CRA
Howard Shelanski, Professor of Law, Georgetown University
Massimo Motta, ICREA-Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE
Concentration vs Consumer Welfare: Implications for Newer Agencies
William E Kovacic, Professor of Law & Policy, and Director, George Washington University Law School
Toh Han Li, Chief Executive, Competition Commission of Singapore
Tembinkosi Bonakele, Commissioner, Competition Commission of South Africa
Andrey Tsyganov, Deputy Head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia, Chief Economist
“Taking all Circumstances into Account”: Is Effects-Based Analysis Back?
Chair: Kai-Uwe Kühn, University of East Anglia, DICE, CRA
Address by Nils Wahl, Advocate General, Court of Justice of the EU
Michael L Katz, Sarin Chair Emeritus in Strategy & Leadership, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
Volker Nocke, Professor of Economics, UCLA
Philip Marsden, Senior Director, UK Competition and Markets Authority
Rupprecht Podszun, Chair for Civil Law, German & European Competition Law, Heinrich Heine Universität, Düsseldorf
Media Plurality, Media Bias and Fake News: An Antitrust Problem?
Chair: Oliver Latham, CRA
Chris Fonteijn, Chairman, Authority for Consumers and Markets, The Netherlands
Isabelle de Silva, President, Autorité de la concurrence
Andrea Prat, Professor of Economics, Columbia University and Professor of Business, Columbia Business School
Matthew Gentzkow, Professor of Economics, Stanford University
David Elstein, Chairman, openDemocracy, and Chairman, Broadcasting Policy Group
Algorithms and AI: Fighting Robots with Bows and Arrows?
Chair: Matthew Bennett, CRA
Terrell McSweeny, Commissioner, US Federal Trade Commission
Ariel Ezrachi, Professor of Competition Law, University of Oxford
Kai-Uwe Kühn, University of East Anglia, DICE and CRA
Steven Tadelis, Professor of Economics, Business & Public Policy, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
Cyril Ritter, Policy Officer, DG Competition
For program click here