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Pierre Regibeau

Pierre Régibeau is the Chief Competition Economist at DG Comp. Dr. Régibeau received a BSc in Economics from the University of Liège (Belgium) and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley. After graduation, he embarked on an academic career at institutions such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Kellogg School of management (Northwestern University), the Institute for Economic Analysis (Barcelona) and the University of Essex, where he currently is Honorary Visiting Professor. He has published academic and policy papers in leading reviews. His areas of specialty include industrial organisation, with a special emphasis on technology-intensive industry and intellectual property rights and International Trade. He was on the Board of Editors of the Journal of Industrial Economics for more than ten years. He has also been teaching about the interface between IPRs and Competition Policy for the last 14 years in the well-established CRESSE summer school attended by lawyers and personnel from competition and regulatory authorities. Dr. Régibeau has also been a member of the EAGCP (Economic Advising Group on Competition Policy) at the EU Commission. Position(s): Vice President ,Charles River Assoc. London, England Experience & Areas of Interest Dr. Pierre Régibeau specializes in the field of industrial organisation, law and economics and international business with a strong experience of economic consultancy.

Dr. Régibeau has worked on numerous cases involving mergers, competition inquiries at the European Commission and national competition authorities.

Since 1987 he has held teaching positions at the Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University), the University of Barcelona and INSEAD. In the last few years, his work has mostly focused on network industries and high-tech industries. Dr. Regibeau has written extensively on intellectual property rights with an emphasis on the interface between IPRs and competition policy. He is the author (with K. Rockett) of a report on IP and competition policy commissioned by DG Comp in 2011. Most recently he was a reader of economics at the University of Essex. From 2006 to 2011, he was a member of the Economic Advising Group on Competition Policy, a group of academics advising DG COMP. Dr. Régibeau is a native French speaker. Education

  • PhD Economics, University of California, Berkeley
  • Licence en Science Economique,  University of Liège

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