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The 3rd annual Bergen Competition Policy Conference – Save the date!

The 3rd annual Bergen Competition Policy Conference will take place April 27-28 2017. This year the conference will be held at the Norwegian School of Economics. A Call for Papers as well as information on keynotes and invited sessions will be circulated and posted at www.beccle.no early January 2017. Be sure to save the date.


BECCLE’s Simen Aardal Ulsaker: “On vertical restraints”

BECCLE is proud to announce that BECCLE’s Simen Aardal Ulsaker, on thursday 1 September, defended his thesis, On vertical restraints: Essays in Industrial Organization, for the PhD degree at the Norwegian School of Economics. The prescribed topic for the trial lecture was Resale Price Maintenance: Economic theories and legal treatment. Ulsaker was a PhD Candidate […]


Peder Sather 2016 – Conference on industrial organization and health economics

  • 05, 11, 2016
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BECCLE is pleased to announce the 2016 Peder Sather Conference on Industrial Organization and Health Economics. May 23-24 BECCLE is co-organizing the 2nd Peder Sather Conference in Industrial Organization and Health Economics. The conference is jointly organized by the Norwegian School of Economics, UC Berkeley and BECCLE, and will take place at NHH. The conference […]


Kurt Brekke appointed chief economist at the Norwegian Competition Authority

  • 05, 10, 2016
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BECCLE’s Kurt R. Brekke has been appointed as chief economist at the Norwegian Competition authority. Congratulations! Read more…


The 2nd annual BECCLE Competition Policy Conference is streaming live

We’re proud to announce that we are streaming our 2nd annual Competition Policy Conference live. We will stream both the keynote addresses and the invited sessions on health care, verticals and enforcement. The recordings will also be available online after the conference. Follow the 2016 Competition Policy Conference here… See the full conference program (pdf) […]


BECCLEs Tommy Staahl Gabrielsen skal leie ekspertutval om delingsøkonomi

  • 03, 05, 2016
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I statsråd fredag 4. mars sat regjeringa ned eit ekspertutval som skal utgreie moglegheiter og utfordringar av den nye delingsøkonomien. Professor Tommy Staahl Gabrielsen ved Institutt for økonomi (UiB) og BECCLE skal leie utvalet. Les mer…


BECCLE får fem nye år

Senter for konkurransepolitikk (BECCLE) fekk løyving frå Universitetsstyret i Bergen til å halde fram til 2020. Den forlenga samarbeidsavtalen mellom NHH og UiB sikrar at institusjonane framleis har spisskompetanse på forsking og utdanning innan konkuransepolitikk. Dagleg leiar for BECCLE, professor Tommy S. Gabrielsen, er svært nøgd med tildelinga. – Vi er sjølvsagt glade for denne […]


The Norwegian FIDE Report

Beccle-associates Christian N.K. Franklin, Halvard Haukeland Fredriksen and Ingrid M.H. Barlund have written the Norwegian report on the topic “Private Enforcement and Collective Redress in European Competition Law” for this year’s FIDE Congress. The report explains how EU competition law is included in the EEA Agreement, with particular emphasis on its enforcement in the EFTA-pillar […]


Lars Sørgard utnevnt som ny konkurransedirektør

Vi gratulerer Lars med utnevningen som ny konkurransedirektør. Konkurransetilsynet har fått en høyst kompetent leder med lang erfaring fra konkurransepolitikk både fra et faglig og praktisk perspektiv. Lars var en av initiativtakerne til opprettelsen av BECCLE, og han var inntil nylig en del av ledergruppen vår. En sentral målsetting med opprettelsen av BECCLE var å […]


Best master thesis in competition economics

BECCLE’s Håvard Mork Sandvik was awarded the Norwegian Competition Auhtority’s price for best master thesis in competition economics 2015 with the thesis “Eksklusivitetsavtaler og investering” In his thesis, written in Norwegian, Sandvik analyses whether exclusivity agreements may stimulate investments and innovation. Read more at the competition authority’s website… Sandvik’s award was the second time a […]