ENSAE (Paris) French Competition Authority (Paris)

Thibaud Vergé

ENSAE (Paris), French Competition Authority (Paris)
Vice President / Professor of Economics

Thibaud Vergé is Vice President of the Autorité de la concurrence since January 2023. He is also Professor of Economics at ENSAE Paris, Institut Polytechnique de Paris since 2013. He is currently a member of the Economic Advisory Group for Competition Policy at the European Commission (EAGCP). He has been teaching industrial economics and competition policy in various programs including ENSAE Paris, Ecole Polytechnique, HEC Lausanne and the Brussels School of Competition. His academic research focuses on industrial organization and competition policy (with a particular focus on vertical restraints). Prior to joining ENSAE Paris, Thibaud was Chief Economist at the Autorité de la Concurrence (Feb. 2010 – May 2013). Between 2013 and 2020, he was also a Senior Academic Consultant with the European Competition Practice of Charles River Associates (CRA International). He has a PhD in Economics from the Toulouse School of Economics.

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Patrick Rey, Thibaud Vergé Vertical restraints in European competition policy


This chapter focuses on the treatment of vertical restraints in European competition policy, which has put more emphasis on intra-brand competition, compared with what can be observed in other regions. The first part of the paper relates this emphasis to the objective of the European, namely, (...)

David Tayar, Thibaud Vergé Concentrative vs. cooperative joint-ventures


This set of two papers is derived from the training session organized by the Concurrences Review that was held on 20th March 2012 in Paris. The contributions examine the legal and economic issues that joint ventures may raise in the context of the implementation of merger control rules. (...)

Catherine Prieto, Laurent Flochel, Peter Eberl, Thibaud Vergé Conference - Reform of vertical distribution - Roundtable I : A stronger economic analysis : Market power, efficiency gains... What changes for the new approach? (Paris, 27 May 2010)


This first roundtable of the conference “Reform of vertical distribution”, Paris, 27 may 2010, is dedicated to the role of economic analysis. The economists insist that the reform is a mere update of the vertical guidelines rather than a massive change with regard to economic analysis. It is (...)

Andrei Gurin, Catherine Brel, Jacqueline Riffault-Silk, Joseph Vogel, Laurence Idot, Marie Malaurie-Vignal, Muriel Chagny, Nicolas Guérin, Reine-Claude Mader Saussaye, Robert Saint-Esteben, Thibaud Vergé, Wilfried Guerrand Conference: Distribution on Internet and Antitrust (AFEC, Paris, 5 October 2009)


Introductory remarks Laurence Idot Professor, Universtité Paris II, European College Director of the Scientific Committee of Concurrences 1. Mr President of the Commercial Court, Ladies and Gentlemen. Today is a first, and I am pleased about it. It is indeed the first time that an AFEC (...)


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