Thursday, February 23, 2017

Call for papers: 12th International Conference on Advances in the Analysis of Competition Policy and Regulation (CRESSE) June 30th to July 2nd 2017

We invite submissions of papers to the 12th International Conference on Advances in the Analysis of Competition Policy and Regulation (CRESSE) that will take place in the island of Crete, near Heraklion city (GREECE), from June 30th to July 2nd 2017, at the Venue Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort.


The CRESSE Scientific Committee consists of: Prof. Joseph Harrington (Business Economics and Public Policy Department, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), Prof. Yannis Katsoulacos (Athens University of Economics and Business), Dr. Pierre Régibeau (Charles River Associates), Prof. Patrick Rey (Toulouse School of Economics) Prof. Thomas Ross (Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia) and Prof. David Ulph (University of St. Andrews).


CRESSE 2017 Keynote Speakers will be:

        Prof. Louis Kaplow (Harvard Law School). Title of presentation: “Price-Fixing Policy”

        Prof Carl Shapiro (University of California at Berkeley). Title of presentation: "Antitrust in a Time of Populism"


Special Keynote Lawyers’ Lecturer will be:

        Prof. William Kovacic (The George Washington University Law School). Title of presentation: TBA


Invited Speakers will be:

        Prof. Volker Nocke (UCLA and University of Mannheim). Title of presentation: "Multiproduct-Firm Oligopoly: An Aggregative Games Approach"

    Prof. Massimo Motta (Barcelona Graduate School of Economics). Title of presentation “Investment, Innovation and Merger Assessment”


Other confirmed speakers include: Prof. Heski Bar-Issac, Prof. Neil Gandal, Prof. Joe Harrington, Prof. Marc Ivaldi, Prof. Frederic Jenny, Prof. Bruno Jullien, Prof. Fiona Scott Morton, Prof. Patrick Rey, Prof. Howard Shelanski, Prof. Tommaso Valletti and Prof. Frank Verboven Topics: 

We welcome submissions of theoretical, policy oriented or empirical papers related to any one of the main aspects of Competition Policy (dominance, collusion or mergers) or Sectoral Regulation or to issues of policy implementation, enforcement and State-Aid. Submissions by legal experts are also encouraged.

Deadline for paper submission: 1st April, 2017 Acceptance of papers by 8th May, 2017.  Those who wish to present should send their papers electronically to



The Conference registration fee is 400.00 euros. Conference Speakers, Discussants and PhD Students get a 50% discount. CRESSE Summer School Students may participate in the Conference free of charge.

Registration fees cover participation in the Conference, the Conference bags with the articles that will be presented, participation to the coffee breaks, the (three) Conference lunches as well as participation to the Conference dinner (Sunday July 2nd).

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