Competition and Consumers

The department at a glance.

Research profile

The Department of Competition and Consumers aims to produce robust evidence of how society and markets function. Its research uses approaches from behavioral and experimental economics, and industrial organization, thus enabling a comprehensive analysis of strategic interactions, market allocations, and human behavior. The department focuses on analyzing decision making among consumers and voters, different market structures, information asymmetries, and incomplete contracts. The findings serve as a basis for economic policy advice in the areas of nudging, competition, regulation, and consumer policy.

Research Areas

Markets and Regulation
Behavioral & Experimental Economics