Event Synopsis: Compass Lexecon Economics Conference

On 23 September 2022, Compass Lexecon hosted its first Economics Conference at the Saïd Business School in Oxford, UK with the theme “Recent developments in the economics of mergers, and the scope for novel techniques and analysis”.

The conference aimed to provide a forum in which economists at government authorities, academic economists, and industry practitioners could exchange ideas on recent advances in empirical and theoretical academic work relevant to merger analysis.

The conference consisted of 13 research paper presentations, 2 keynote speeches and one panel discussion.

Keynote Speeches
  • Xavier Vives, IESE Business School
  • Stefan Hunt, Competition and Markets Authority
Paper Session 1
Paper Session 2
  • Chair: Laura Rovegno, Compass Lexecon
  • Greg Taylor, University of Oxford
  • Vincenzo Denicolo, University of Bologna
Paper Session 3
  • Chair: Soledad Pereiras, Compass Lexecon
  • Georges Siotis, Compass Lexecon and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
  • Michele Bisceglia, Toulouse School of Economics
Paper Session 4
  • Chair: Laura Rovegno, Compass Lexecon
  • Eeva Mauring, University of Bergen
  • Janithe Siriwardana, University of East Anglia
Paper Session 5
  • Chair: Kadu Prasad, Compass Lexecon
  • Peter Ormosi, University of East Anglia
  • Markus Reisinger, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
  • Johannes Paha, Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen
Paper Session 6
  • Chair: Segye Shin, Compass Lexecon
  • Howard Smith, University of Oxford
  • Toomas Hinnosaar, University of Nottingham
  • Alexandre de Cornière, Compass Lexecon and Toulouse School of Economics
Panel Discussion
  • Chair: Joe Perkins, Compass Lexecon
  • Stefan Hunt, Competition and Markets Authority
  • Patricia Lorenzo, Compass Lexecon
  • Szabolcs Lorincz, DG Competition, European Commission
  • Mary Starks, Flint Global

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