Rome 27-28 June 2013
The Economics of Merger control
What we talk about when we talk about mergers

Tomaso Duso - DIW Berlin & Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics

He is head of DIW Berlin & Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics. He is also professor of empirical (industrial) economics at the Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economic (DICE) of the Heinrich-Heine University.

He previously was a lecturer at the Humboldt University Berlin and the University of Vienna, and a research fellow at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (WZB). He earned a laurea in economics from the Ca’ Foscari University, Venice and a PhD in economics from the Humboldt University Berlin.

Tomaso’s research interests are applied econometrics in the fields of industrial organization, law and economics, and management. Some specific topics are competition policy, merger control, regulation, research joint ventures, lobbying, and institutions.

He published in The Review of Economics and Statistics, The Journal of Law and Economics, European Economic Review, Public Choice, Journal of Management Studies, and Research Policy among other academic journals.

Tomaso has advised several public bodies, such as the European Commission and the UK Competition Commission, on competition policy issues.