Welcome to my webpage
I am Head of the Firms and Markets Department at the Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW Berlin), a professor of empirical industrial economics at the Düsseldorf Institute for
Competition Economic (DICE) of the Heinrich-Heine
University, and the speaker of the newly founded Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP).
interests are in applied econometrics in the fields of industrial organization, competition policy, regulation, and management. My papers have been published in The Review of Economics and Statistics, The Economic Journal, The Journal of Law and Economics, European Economic Review, and Journal of Management Studies among other academic journals.
I have advised several public bodies, such as various DGs of the European Commission, the UK
Competition Commission, and the OECD on competition policy issues.
Recent Discussion Papers
A Retrospective Merger Analysis in the UK Videogames Market (with Luca Aguzzoni, Elena Argentesi, Paolo Buccirossi, Lorenzo Ciari, Massimo Tognoni, and Cristiana Vitale), Journal of Competition Law and Economics, 2014, 10, 4, 933–958