Spain, Barcelona

Competition Economics

when 25 June 2018 - 29 June 2018
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 1050

The Barcelona Competition Economics Summer School 2018 will offer two courses:

Horizontal Mergers – Theory and Empirics will be taught by Albert Banal-Estañol (UPF and Barcelona GSE) and Christian Michel (UPF and Barcelona GSE). It will focus on introducing important theoretical models and empirical methods for the analysis of the competitive aspects of horizontal mergers.

Competition in the Digital Sector will be taught by Massimo Motta (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE) and Juan-José Ganuza (UPF and Barcelona GSE). It will focus on analyzing the firms' competitive behavior in digital markets and its implication for competition policy and regulation.

Course leader

It is directed by Juan-Jose Ganuza (UPF and Barcelona GSE)

Course aim

The schedule of the Barcelona Competition Economics Summer School is designed to allow students to participate in all courses in the Competition program.

Courses can also be taken individually or in combination with courses in other BGSE Summer School programs, schedule permitting.

Credits info

At the conclusion of the Summer Schools, participants will receive a certificate for the number of hours attended. All Barcelona GSE courses require an average of twice the lecture hours for readings, pre-readings and class preparation. Interested students should check with their universities to see if these hours are transferable into ECTS credits.

Fee info

EUR 1050: Regular Fee
EUR 650: Reduced Fee


Reduced Fee applies to PhD/Masters students, including Barcelona GSE students.
Multiple course selection, alumni, groups and partner discounts are available.
EARLY BIRD discount if confirming by March 5, 2018

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