Quantitative Methods for Competition Analysis

Quantitative Methods for Competition Analysis

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Professional training

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Certificate of Attendance

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Full Time

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Regular fees: 1200 - 3000 EUR

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An Early Bird discounted fee will be offered to participants confirming their attendance before April 14. A reduced course fee is also available to Regulators, Competition Authorities, Academics and Barcelona GSE Alumni.  

From May 13 to 15, 2020, the Barcelona GSE will be holding a professional intensive course on Quantitative Methods for Competition Analysis that will provide participants (economists, lawyers, and practitioners working for firms or in agencies) with a thorough understanding of recent empirical methods to measure market power and competition, with applications to market definition, merger analysis, and damages from anticompetitive conduct.

 

Faculty

Includes leading academic economists in the area of industrial organization and competition policy and practitioners with extensive experience on quantitative methods in competition cases:

Frank Verboven (University of Leuven)

Helena Perrone (UPF and Barcelona GSE)

Szabolcs Lorincz (European Commission)

Benoit Durand (RBB Economics)

 

Key benefits

  • Review established and recent quantitative methods for competition analysis, with a proper balance between techniques and interpretation also accessible to non-economists.
  • Learn about the practical considerations to apply techniques, based on the lessons from various recent cases where quantitative techniques have been applied.
  • Learn to interpret and critically evaluate the empirical results from different approaches.
  • Develop a good common sense of the advantages and disadvantages of different approaches, and the circumstances under which they are (not) suitable.
  • Acquire a thorough understanding of the data requirements for applying various techniques.
  • Three practice sessions illustrate how to implement the econometric techniques with standard software (Stata), covering demand estimation, merger simulation and treatment effects.

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Posted on

Start Date

End Date

Application Deadline

Type

Professional training

Certifications & Titles

Certificate of Attendance

Study Options

Full Time

Fees

Regular fees: 1200 - 3000 EUR

Comment:

An Early Bird discounted fee will be offered to participants confirming their attendance before April 14. A reduced course fee is also available to Regulators, Competition Authorities, Academics and Barcelona GSE Alumni.  

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Ramon Trias Fargas 25-27

08005 Barcelona , Spain