E.CA Competition Law & Economics Expert Forum, Brussels
5th E.CA Competition Law and Economics Expert Forum
31 May 2017 in Brussels
This half-day conference offered insights into recent developments in competition law and economics with a special focus on market definition for merger and antitrust purposes.
As 2017 marked the 20th anniversary of the EU Notice on Market Definition some of the “classic” methods and issues related to market definition were reviewed. The conference also looked ahead at new questions arising in the era of fast-moving digital markets and two-sided platforms.
Download the presentations of the Expert Forum:
Market definition: Classic Methods and Issues, Thomas Buettner, DG Competition
Market Definition in the Digital Era (Theoretical and) Measurement Issues, Gregory S Crawford, University Zurich
Market definition in the digital era – a focus on two sided markets, Joseph Farrell, University of California (Berkeley) and Bates White
Geographic Market Definition – Analysis and Visualization, Hans W. Friederiszick, E.CA Economics and ESMT Berlin
Observations on the European Commission’s approach to market definition in the digital era, Nelson Jung, Clifford Chance
Market Definition in the Digital Era, Arno Rasek, Bundeskartellamt
Market definition and recent empirical methods, Frank Verboven, KU Leuven and CEPR (London)