Mini course: Competition Economics

Presented by Volker Nocke

Professor of Economics, University of Mannheim

This PhD-level mini-course covers selected topics in the theory of antitrust economics. The focus will be on recent work on two key issues in competition policy: horizontal mergers and vertical restraints.

Syllabus for mini course July 2016

The course is free but RSVP is essential. Email enquiries@cmd.org.au to confirm your attendance.

Volker Nocke has held the Chair in Microeconomics since September 2009. He is a member of the European Commission’s Economic Advisory Group on Competition Policy (EAGCP), member of the Council of the European Economic Association, member of the Executive and Steering Committees of the Association of Competition Economics (ACE), and Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Theory. He is a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London, a Fellow of the CESifo Research Network, Munich, and a Senior Member of the Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI). In 2012, he was awarded a 5-year Starting Grant by the European Research Council (ERC).

See his homepage for more details.