A team of experts from CRA’s European Competition Practice, together with Dr. Andrea Coscelli, Director of Competition Economics at Ofcom, teach a six-month course on “The Role of Economics in Competition Law & Practice.” Led by Cristina Caffarra, the CRA team includes Damien Neven, Ugur Akgün, Valter Sorana, Hugh Wills, and Hans Zenger.
The course will cover an introduction to microeconomics and industrial organization theory; as well as the application of economics to competition policy, including the analysis of market power, market definition, cartels and other coordinated behavior, unilateral conduct including predatory and exclusionary practices, and horizontal and vertical mergers. The course does not require any previous knowledge of economics.
Antitrust issues in e-commerce
Furthermore, the growth of technology has significantly affected antitrust and competition analysis. The importance of innovation, the dynamic nature of the...