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Economics

Past CCRP workshops

18th CCRP Workshop, July 2014

The summer 2014 CCRP workshop was hosted by the Department of Applied Economics of Universitat Autonoma Barcelona, Spain on the 11th (afternoon) and 12th (all day) July 2014. View the programme of the workshop.

17th CCRP workshop January 2014

The Winter 2014 CCRP workshop was hosted by City University London on the afternoon of Thursday 23rd January and Friday 24th January 2014. Click here to view the programme for the workshop. As part of the workshop a two hour competition policy roundtable was held at 11:00 on Friday regarding the role of concurrency and the relationship between CMA and the sectoral regulators from April 2014 onwards. A summary document on the roundtable will be produced in March 2014.

The roundtable was chaired by Emeritus Professor John Cubbin and the panelists included:

  • Lord Currie (Chairman, Competition & Markets Authority)
  • Luis Correia da Silva (Managing Director - Oxera)
  • Peter Freeman CBE, QC (Chairman, Competition Appeal Tribunal)
  • Jon Stern (Senior Visiting Fellow, CCRP)
  • Catherine Waddams (Professor of Regulation ESCR Centre for Competition Policy, UEA)
  • Roger Witcomb (Chairman - Competition Commission).

View the panelists' short bios.

16th CCRP workshop July 2013

The CCRP Summer 2013 Workshop took place at the Department of Economics, Quantitative Methods and Business Strategy at the University of Milan-Bicocca in Milan, Italy, on the afternoon of Thursday 11 & 12 July 2013. View some of the presentations or papers.

15th CCRP workshop January 2013

The CCRP Winter 2013 Workshop was hosted by the Department of Economics at City on the afternoon of Thursday 24 January and all day on Friday 25 January 2013. View the programme for the workshop.

As part of the workshop a two-hour competition policy roundtable was held at 11:00 on Friday regarding the future of the UK competition regime. The 2013 Round Table focused on market investigations both currently under the CMA (Competition Markets Authority) from 2014 onwards. The panellists included:

  • Lord Currie (Chair designate, Competition and Markets Authority)
  • Peter Freeman CBE, QC (Chairman, CAT)
  • Thomas Hoehn (Visiting Professor, Imperial College London & Competition Commission panel member)
  • Derek Ridyard (Partner, RBB Economics)
  • Mary Starks (Senior director, OFT)
  • Roger Witcomb (Chairman, Competition Commission)

The Round Table was chaired by Emeritus Professor John Cubbin (represented on the day by Jon Stern, CCRP Senior Visiting Fellow). See the programme of the Round Table and a list of participants, and view a summary report.

14th CCRP workshop July 2012

The 14th CCRP Workshop took place at the WU Vienna University of Economics and Business in Austria on Thursday 12 (afternoon) and Friday 13 July 2012.

The Workshop was co-organised by the Research Institute for Regulatory Economics in WU and CCRP. See the event programme and a list of the names of the conference participants. View some of the presentations and/or papers.

13th CCRP workshop January 2012

The 13th CCRP Winter 2012 Workshop took place at the Department of Economics, City University London on Friday 20 January 2012. See the event programme and view some of the presentations and/or papers.

As part of the workshop a two-hour Round Table was held at 11:00 on the future of the UK's competition regime which focused on the government's competition regime change proposals. The panellists included:

  • Professor Bruce Lyons (Professor of Economics, University of East Anglia and CCP)
  • Amelia Fletcher (OFT)
  • Peter Freeman (CAT)
  • Mark Williams (NERA)
  • Roger Witcomb (CC).

The Roundtable was chaired by Emeritus Professor John Cubbin. See the programme of the Round Table, a list of the participants and a summary of the discussion.


A separate by-invitation-only event on Water Policy and Regulation in England & Wales was sponsored by OFWAT and the Environment Agency and took place on 19 January 2012. See a programme of the event, and a list of the invited panellists and audience.

12th CCRP workshop July 2011

The 12th CCRP workshop took place in the afternoon of 7 July and all day on 8 July 2011. The Summer 2011 workshop was organized jointly with the IFP School Centre for Economics and Management and took place at the Centre of Economics & Management of the IFP School, Rueil-Malmaison/Paris. Please click for a copy of the workshop programme (pdf),  or view some of the 12th CCRP workshop presentations and/or papers.

11th CCRP workshop, February 2011

The 11th CCRP workshop took place on Friday 11 February 2011. The workshop was hosted by the Aston Centre for Critical Infrastructure and Services (ACCIS) at the Aston Business School in Birmingham. The CCRP workshop was preceded by an ACCIS workshop on Thursday 10th entirely dedicated to the Water and Sewage industry and in particular the current debate on the restructuring and regulatory reform of the sector in England & Wales.

Please click for a copy of the workshop programme (pdf), a list of the workshop participants (pdf) and the bios of the paper presenters (pdf).

10th Workshop in Competition and Regulatory Policy, City University London

The 10th CCRP workshop took place at City University London on Thursday 8 and Friday 9 July 2010.

The summer program (pdf) and list of participants (pdf) can be found here.

9th Workshop in Competition and Regulatory Policy, University of Munich, Germany.

The 9th CCRP workshop took place at the Institute for Communication Economics (ICE) of the University of Munich (LMU) on Saturday 16 January 2010.

8th Workshop in Competition and Regulatory Policy, Aston Business School, Birmingham

The summer 2009 workshop on Competition and Regulation took place at Aston Business School in Birmingham and was hosted and organised by the Economics and Strategy Group on Thursday 9 July and Friday 10 July 2009.

7th Workshop in Competition and Regulatory Policy, City University, London

The winter 2009 workshop on competition and regulation took place at the School of Social Sciences at City University on Friday 23rd January 2009.

6th Workshop in Competition and Regulatory Policy, City University, London

The summer 2008 workshop on competition and regulation took place at the School of Social Sciences at City University on Thursday 10 and  Friday 11 July 2008.

5th Competition and Regulatory Policy Workshop, ULPGC (Gran Canaria)

The fifth workshop took place on Friday and Saturday the 25 and 26 of January 2008.

The programme can be found here.

4th Workshop in Competition and Regulation, University of Surrey (London)

The CCRP's fourth winter workshop on competition and regulation took place at the University of Surrey, Guildford, UK on Thursday 18 and Friday 19 of January 2007.

A variety of papers were contributed covering areas such as Telecoms, Financial Regulation and Electricity Markets. 

3rd Workshop in Competition and Regulation, City University (London)

The CCRP organised the third workshop on competition and regulation at the Department of Economics at City on Monday and Tuesday, 3 and 4 July, 2006.

The workshop programme had three sessions: Regulation Infrastructure and Commitment, Issues in Competition Policy and Electricity and Networks.

2nd Workshop in Competition and Regulation, IESE (Barcelona)

The CCRP and the Public-Private sector research centre (SP-SP) at IESE (Barcelona) organised a workshop on competition and regulation on Monday 19 December 2005.