Prof. Dr. Tomaso Duso

Prof. Dr. Tomaso Duso
Head of Department
Firms and Markets
Field(s) of work
Markets and Competition
Key activities
  • Applied Microeconometrics
  • Empirical Industrial Economics
  • Competition Policy and Regulation
  • Law and Economics
  • Management

    Publications at DIW Berlin

    DIW Wochenbericht (25 / 2018)

    Deutschland muss seine Digitalstrategie überdenken, um den Anschluss nicht zu verlieren: Editorial

    Tomaso Duso, Pio Baake, Yann Girard, Anselm Mattes, Claus Michelsen, Mattia Nardotto, Jo Seldeslachts, Slobodan Sudaric
    DIW Wochenbericht (25 / 2018)

    Ausbau der deutschen Grundbreitbandversorgung: Lehren aus der Vergangenheit mahnen zur Besonnenheit

    Tomaso Duso, Mattia Nardotto, Jo Seldeslachts
    Diskussionspapiere/ Discussion Papers (2018)

    Price or Variety? An Evaluation of Mergers Effects in Grocery Retailing

    Elena Argentesi, Paolo Buccirossi, Roberto Cervone, Tomaso Duso, Alessia Marrazzo

    Lectures at DIW Berlin

  • Vortrag DIW Berlin Graduate Center 2018 Summer Workshop
    Potsdam, 18.06.2018 - 20.06.2018

    Airbnb and Rental Prices: Evidence from Berlin
    Kevin Tran, Tomaso Duso, Claus Michelsen, Maximilian Schäfer

  • Vortrag Regulation and Environment Seminar : Paris School of Economics
    Paris, Frankreich, 20.11.2017

    The Effect of Supermarket Mergers on Prices and Variety
    Tomaso Duso

  • Vortrag 2017 Annual Conference of the Association of Competition Economists (ACE)
    Madrid, Spanien, 16.11.2017 - 17.11.2017

    The UPS/TNT Merger Decision : A Discussion
    Tomaso Duso

  • Vortrag CESifo Area Conference on the Economics of Digitization
    München, 03.11.2017 - 04.11.2017

    A Retrospective Study of State Aid Control in the German Broadband Market
    Tomaso Duso, Mattia Nardotto, Jo Seldeslachts

  • Vortrag Food Economics Seminar : Toulouse School of Economics
    Toulouse, Frankreich, 19.10.2017

    The Effect of Supermarket Mergers on Prices and Variety
    Tomaso Duso

  • Research Projects

    Aktuelles Projekt

    Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP)

    Themen: Aktueller Schwerpunkt: Aktuelle Steuerfragen in Deutschland, Aktueller Schwerpunkt: Verbraucher und Verbraucherpolitik, Berlin und Brandenburg, Europäische Union, Geld und Finanzmärkte, Wettbewerbspolitik und Regulierung, Wirtschaftsordnung und Wirtschaftspolitik
    Aktuelles Projekt

    Economic impact of competition policy enforcement on the functioning of télécoms markets in the EU

    Themen: Aktueller Schwerpunkt: Verbraucher und Verbraucherpolitik, Europäische Union, Medienwirtschaft, Telekommunikation, Informationswirtschaft, Wettbewerbspolitik und Regulierung, Wirtschaftszweige
    Abgeschlossenes Projekt

    The economic impact of enforcement of competition policies on the functioning of EU energy markets

    Themen: Aktueller Schwerpunkt: Verbraucher und Verbraucherpolitik, Energieökonomik, Europäische Union, Wettbewerbspolitik und Regulierung, Wirtschaftszweige

    CV - Short Version

    Professional Position:

    • Since 04/2013: Head of Department, Firms and Markets, DIW Berlin
    • Since 04/2011: Professor, Düsseldorfer Institute for Competition Economics
    • 08/2004 - 03/2011: Research Fellow, Humbolt University Berlin
    • 08/2004 - 03/2011: Research Fellow, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (WZB)
    • 03/2003 - 06/2004: Assistant Professor, University of Vienna
    • 01/2002 - 02/2003: Research Fellow, Humboldt University Berlin
    • 09/1998 - 12/2001: Junior Research Fellow, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (WZB)



    • 07/2002: Doctor Rerum Politicarum (Ph.D.), Humboldt University Berlin
    • 03/1996: Laurea in Economia, Ca´Foscari University, Venice


    Representative Publications:

    • Ex-post Merger Evaluation in the UK Retail Market for Books (with Luca Aguzzoni, Elena Argentesi, Lorenzo Ciari, and Massimo Tognoni), Journal of Industrial Economics, 2016, 64, 1, 170-200.
    • The Welfare Impact of Parallel Imports: A Structural Approach applied to the German Market for Oral Antidiabetics (with Annika Herr and Moritz Suppliet), Health Economics, 2014, 23, 1036–1057.
    • Collusion through Joint R&D: An Empirical Assessment (with Lars-Hendrik Röller and Jo Seldeslachts) The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2014, 96, 2, 349–370.
    • An Empirical Assessment of the 2004 EU Merger Policy Reform (with Klaus Gugler and Florian Szücs), Economic Journal, 2013, 123, 572, F596-F619.
    • Competition Policy and Productivity Growth: An Emprical Assessment, (with Paolo Buccirossi, Lorenzo Ciari, Giancarlo Spagnolo, and Cristiana Vitale), The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2013, 95, 4: 1324-1336.
    • How Effective is European Merger Control?, (mit Klaus Gugler und Burcin Yurtoglu),European Economic Review, 2011, 55, 7, 980-1006.
    • The Political Economy of Mobile Telecommunications Liberalization: Evidence from the OECD Countries, (mit Jo Seldeslachts), Journal of Comparative Economics, 2010, 38, 2, 199-216.
    • The Political Economy of European Merger Control: Evidence Using Stock Market Data, (mitDamien Neven und Lars-Hendrik Röller), The Journal of Law and Economics, 2007, 50, 3, 455-489.