Ignacio Herrera Anchustegui is an Associate Professor at the University of Bergen specialized in EU/EEA competition law, public procurement. His research interests are also connected with the regulation of energy markets with a special emphasis on the regulation of offshore wind electricity and new energy technologies, like hydrogen. He is also a Member of the Bergen Offshore Wind Centre - BOW. He holds a PhD from the University of Bergen, “Buyer Power in EU Competition Law” which was awarded the 2017 Concurrences PhD award. He is also recipient of the Scholar-In-Residence Program award by the Antitrust Law Section of the American Bar Association in 2017, and the interdisciplinary Meltzer Prize 2018 for Young Researchers at the University of Bergen. He has published widely in competition law journals and his work has been referred to by the President of the UK Supreme Court and the European Commission.
Ignacio has been awarded the International Scholar-in-Residence scholarship by the American Bar Association for 2017. He is also the winner of the 2017 Concurrences PhD Award for his book "Buyer Power" published by Concurrences
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Over the past two decades the importance of buyer power analysis has grown. This has been caused by the refinement of competition economics – distinguishing between the traditional monopsony and the more nuanced bargaining power –, the growth of large retailers with market power as buyers and sellers, concern regarding the imposition of unfair purchasing practices, and a better understanding of buyer power competitive effects for current and future competition.
Over the past two decades the importance of buyer power analysis has grown. This has been caused by the refinement of competition economics – distinguishing between the traditional monopsony power and the more nuanced modality of bargaining power –, the growth of large retailers with market power as buyers and sellers, and fears concerning buyer (retailers’) power anticompetitive effects, for current and future competition.
This section selects books on themes related to competition laws and economics. This compilation does not attempt to be exhaustive but rather a survey of themes important in the area. The survey usually covers publication over the last three months after publication of the latest issue of (...)
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