Wednesday, January 31, 2018

13th International Conference on Advances in the Analysis of Competition Policy and Regulation (CRESSE) June 29th to July 1st 2018

We invite submissions of papers to the 13th 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 29th to July 1st 2018, 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 2018 Keynote Speakers:

        Prof. Dennis Carlton (The University of Chicago Booth School of Business). Title of presentation: “How Transaction Costs Should Influence Competition Policy and Our Economic Models”

        Prof. John Vickers (University of Oxford). Title of presentation: " Competition with Captive Customers"

Special Keynote Lecturer:

        Dr. David Evans (Chairman of Global Economics Inc.). Title of presentation: “The Antitrust Economics of Multisided Platforms: A Progress Report on the Economic Literature and Its Application to Cases”

Keynote Lawyers’ Lecturer:

        Prof. Herbert Hovenkamp (University of Pennsylvania Law School). Title of presentation “Is the Consumer Welfare Principle Imperiled?”

Special Keynote Lawyers’ Lecturer:

    Prof. Eleanor Fox (New York University School of Law). Title of presentation: "Antitrust and Sovereignty: Dealing with Clash and Forging Community in the Absence of Global Law""



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 Stade-Aid.
Submissions by legal experts are also encouraged.

Deadline for paper submission: 2nd April, 2018
Acceptance of papers by 7th May, 2018. 

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.

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