Picture of Massimo Motta Prof. Massimo Motta


Massimo Motta (1960) earned a PhD in Economics at the University of  Louvain. He has taught at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, the European University Institute, and the University of Bologna. He is a Research Fellow of the CEPR and CESifo, as well as member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Competition Economists, of the Economic Advisory Group on Competition Policy at the European Commission, and of the Expert Academic Panel of Ofcom, and has been elected in the Council of the European Economic Association (2008-2012).  His book on Competition Policy: Theory and Practice (Cambridge University Press, 2004) is the standard international reference on the economics of antitrust.

BOCLE’s themes of research: Industrial organization and competition policy

Recent Representative publications

  1. Buyers' Coordination and Entry, Economic Journal, forthcoming (with Chiara Fumagalli).
  2. Exclusive dealing and entry, when buyers compete, 2006, American Economic Review, 96(3), 785-795 (with Chiara Fumagalli).
  3. Leniency Programs and Cartel Prosecution, 2003, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 21, 347-379 (with Michele Polo).
  4. Country Asymmetries, Endogenous Product Choice and the Speed of Trade Liberalization, 2001,  European Economic Review, 45, 87-207 (with Antonio Cabrales).
  5. Foreign Direct Investments and Spillovers Through Workers' Mobility, 2001, Journal of International Economics, 53, 205-222 (with Andrea Fosfuri and Thomas Rønde).

    click here to contact Prof. Motta