Emmanuel Combe

French Competition Authority (Paris), University Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris)
Vice-President

Emmanuel Combe is the Vice-President of the French Competition Authority. As Professor at the University Sorbonne, his research and teaching interests were mainly related to competition policy (especially cartels and agreements between firms) and intellectual property rights (especially the interface between patent and competition). He published a textbook (in French) on “economics and competition policy” (2005) and numerous papers on the fight against cartels. Emmanuel Combe is also visiting professor at the College of Europe (Bruges) and at the University of Buenos-Aires (USAL). Emmanuels has been a Member of the Scientific Committee of Concurrences since 2006.

See also: http://www.emmanuelcombe.fr/pourquoi-ce-site/

Linked authors

University Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris)
ESSEC Business School (Paris)
OnPoint Analytics (Emeryville)
Lear - Laboratorio di economia, antitrust, regolamentazione (Rome)
SITE- Stockholm School of Economics
Avocat au barreau de Paris
University Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris)
Paul Hastings (Brussels)

Articles

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Emmanuel Combe, Emmanuel Macron, Nicolas Charbit Emmanuel MACRON, French Minister of Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs: Competition policy: A weapon to reconcile liberty, equality and economic efficiency

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Interview conducted by Emmanuel Combe, French Competition Authority and Nicolas Charbit, Editor in chief Concurrences. Since 26 August 2014 Minister of Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs From 2012 to 2014 Deputy Secretary-General of the Elysée From 2011 to 2012 Associate Manager at the (...)

Emmanuel Combe, Francesco Rosati, Igor Simic The passing-on defence theory

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This set of three papers are derived from the training session on the “Passing on defence” organized by Concurrences Review that has held on 5th July 2011 in Paris. The first contribution written by the economist Emmanuel Combe is dedicated to the definition of the fundamental notions. The second (...)

Constance Monnier-Schlumberger, Emmanuel Combe Cartels in Europe: main features

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Sur la base d’un échantillon inédit rassemblant les 111 cartels condamnés par la Commission Européenne entre 1969 et 2009, nous dressons le portrait robot du cartel européen. Nous comparons nos résultats avec ceux obtenus dans d’autres études menées sur des cartels internationaux et américains. Nous (...)

Emmanuel Combe What’s wrong with low cost ?

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Despite its economic success, the low cost model is often considered as detrimental to consumers because it may reduce the quality level of products and services. Contrary to this view, we argue the low cost model is beneficial for consumers, by allowing them to choose an adequate quality level (...)

Emmanuel Combe The low cost model or the return of price competition

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While consumers worry about their standard of living, the recent publication of the Beigbeder report on the low cost model draws our attention. The report proposes to use this economic model as a means for reducing prices and thus to increase purchasing power. For any competition specialist, (...)

Constance Monnier-Schlumberger, Emmanuel Combe Fining cartels: An economic approach

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This paper provides an empirical methodology to determine fines to be imposed on a cartel which is based on easily computable economic variables. Our approach allows to compare, on a case by case basis, the amount of monetary penalties inflicted by antitrust authorities to the illegal profit (...)

Constance Monnier-Schlumberger, Emmanuel Combe Cartel Profiles in the European Union

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Cet article présente la première étude systématique de tous les cartels condamnés par la Commission européenne depuis 1969. Il fournit une analyse de leurs caractéristiques permettant de tracer leur portrait robot - secteurs concernés, nombre de parties à l’accord, évaluation du rôle des associations (...)

Emmanuel Combe, Heiner Haug Brand name drugs and generic drugs at war

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La guerre économique et juridique que se livrent laboratoires et génériqueurs a connu depuis le début de l’année 2006 de nouveaux développements, qui nous conduisent à actualiser notre étude parue dans le numéro 1-2006 de cette revue. Nous focaliserons notre attention sur deux types de comportements qui (...)

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