Competition policy to the fore

Posted by Johan Fourie on 2013-03-19

Dr Willem Boshoff organised a workshop on ‘Time Series and Competition Policy' from 4 to 5 March, to discuss research employing time-series data in understanding competition problems. The workshop, funded by Economic Research Southern Africa, attracted participants from South African universities, consulting firms, and the Competition Commission.

As part of his visit to the Department, Prof Daniel Rubinfeld (UC Berkeley & NYU) participated in the workshop, delivering a keynote address on challenges in merger control. Other international participants included Prof Kai Hüschelrath (ZEW & Mannheim) and Prof Elena Argentesi (Bologna).

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