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2019 Conference 
"Advances in the Analysis of Competition Policy and Regulation"
Friday 5th July - Sunday 8th July, 2019

Plato and Aristotle

(Raffaello Sanzio, "The School of Athens")

CRESSE Conferences deal with Competition and/or Sectoral Regulation issues with emphasis on the policy relevance of recent research. The objective is to give the opportunity for a limited number of high quality papers to be presented and discussed in detail. A second objective is to provide a forum for economists and legal experts to meet and exchange ideas.

An important aspect of the Conference is the organisation of Round Tables with participants from academia but also from policy practice, regulated enterprises, the EU Commission etc.

CRESSE 2019 Conference Keynote Speakers: 

 Competition Policy Keynote Lecture by Prof. Richard Gilbert (University of California Berkeley)  

 J-J Laffont Lecture by Prof. Robert Porter (Northwestern University, Co-Director, Center for the Study of Industrial Organization)  

 Keynote Lawyers’ Lecture by Prof. Ariel Ezrachi (Pembroke College, University of Oxford)


2018 Conference ProgramPast CRESSE Keynote Speakers

Conference Scientific Committee
The CRESSE Scientific Committee consists of Prof. Joe Harrington, Business Economics and Public Policy Department, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (2010 - ), Prof. Patrick Rey, University of Toulouse (2006 - ), Prof. D. Ulph, University of St. Andrews (2006 - ), Dr. P. Regibeau, Charles River Associates (2012 - ), Prof. Thomas Ross Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (2014 - ) and Prof. Yannis Katsoulacos, AUEB (2006 - ), who also acts as Chairman and Coordinator. Prof. Massimo Motta (Barcelona Graduate School of Economics) was a member of the Scientific Committee from 2006 – 2010.

CRESSE Advisory Board
The Board consists of individuals of outstanding reputation in competition law and policy. 

The Members of the Board are:

Prof. Frederic Jenny (ESSEC Business School; Chairman of the OECD Competition Committee)

Prof. William Kovacic (The George Washington University Law School, former Federal Trade Commission Chairman) 

Prof. Aviv Nevo
(The Wharton School and Dept. of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, former Chief Economist at Antitrust Division of Dept. of Justice)

Prof. Howard Shelanski
(Georgetown University, formerly Director of the Bureau of Economics at the U.S. FTC and Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs)

CRESSE Associates
International network of prominent scholars, policy makers and practitioners in Competition Policy and Regulation that are involved in the Summer School, the Lawyers’ Course and / or the Conference as regular participants and provide a channel between CRESSE and the academic, policy and consultancy community.

CRESSE Associates (Academics – Economists) 
Prof. John AskerProf. Heski Bar-IsaacProf. Gregory CrawfordProf. Claude CrampesProf. Vincenzo DenicoloProf. Federico EtroProf. Amelia FletcherProf. Chiara FumagalliProf. Christos GenakosProf. Elisabetta IossaProf. Katernia KyriazidouProf. Kai-Uwe KuhnProf. Leslie Marx,  Prof. Peter MollgaardProf. Juan-Pablo MonteroProf. Fiona Scott MortonProf. Volker NockeProf. Dan O' BrienProf. Martin PeitzProf. Michele PoloProf. Eduardo Pontual RibeiroProf. Maarten Pieter SchinkelProf. Giancarlo SpagnoloProf. Yossi SpiegelProf. Rune StenbackaProf. Guofu TanProf. Tommaso VallettiProf. Frank VerbovenProf. Thibaud VergeProf. Nikolaos VettasProf. Glen WeylProf. Julian WrightProf. Guangliang Ye.

CRESSE Associates (Law, Policy and Practice)
Mr. Tembinkosi BonakeleDr. Cristina CaffarraDr. Jet DengProf. Damien GeradinProf. Ioannis KokkorisDr. Assimakis KomninosProf. Ioannis LianosDr. Frank P. Maier-Rigaud,Prof. Philip Marsden, Dr. Liberty Mncube, Dr. Jorge PadillaProf. Daniel SokolProf. Dimitris TzouganatosDr. Keith Waehrer.

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