4th Edition of Winter School on Role of Economics in Competition Law 2017
The current 4th edition of the Winter School on Role of Economics in Competition law is being organised by CIRC in association with NERA Economic Consulting.
Date: 14th - 17th November, 2017
Venue: The Orchid Mumbai, 70-C, Nehru Road, Vile Parle East, Mumbai
Why join Winter School?
Economics actuates Competition Law and Regulatory Scenario:
Markets are becoming increasingly global and the approaches to regulate them are more economics based. Modern competition law differs from traditional competition law in that it now reflects the dominance of the economic model of analysing the market structures and behaviour. Competition Economics assumes importance as regulatory and competition authorities have moved to adopt more economics based approaches in analysing business practices and determining anti-competitive behaviour. Even the current policy formulation and consultation takes in to account market dynamics and thus critical to understand these nuances to help better understand the broader picture.
Competition law and policy is sector neutral and thus a better understanding of competition economics equips participants with tools to analyse interplay between complex issues related to competition in all the sectors of economy.
Global Relevance with Local Application:
The knowledge acquired through this Winter School will be relevant regardless of the jurisdiction in which you work. Case studies, decisions and approaches from the US, EU and developing countries will be discussed within a common analytical framework strongly based on economic theory. Contemporary issues related to predatory pricing, abuse of dominance, online platforms, network effects, economics of merger evaluation, bundling, discounts, etc. will be analysed in an informed manner.
Topics to be covered include:
The Winter School will help practitioners address questions such as: what is meant by dominance? What economic benefits is competition supposed to produce? How does one define the relevant product and geographical market? Some of the topics include:
- Regulating Markets through Competition Law & Policy
- Oligopoly & Game Theory
- Economics of Exclusionary Behavior
- Collusive Behavior & Cartels Detection
- The Economics of Unilateral Effects
- Economics of Exploitative Practices
- Economics of Network Industries & Platform Markets
- Economics of Mergers & Merger Simulation
- Quantitative techniques in Competition Analysis
- Monopoly, Leveraging, and Predatory Pricing
Specially designed course material will be provided which will include detailed presentations, explanatory readings and latest case studies.
- Indian Participants: INR 75,000
- Foreign Participants: US $2,000
The course fee is Inclusive of all taxes, reading material, lunch and snacks.
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