CRA International (Paris)

Thibaud Vergé

ENSAE Paris-Tech, CRA International (Paris)
Professor of Economics at ENSAE and Senior Academic Consultant

Thibaud Vergé is Professor of Economics at ENSAE ParisTech and Senior Academic Consultant at Charles River Associates. Prior to re-joining ENSAE and CRA, Thibaud was Chief Economist at the Autorité de la Concurrence (Feb. 2010 – May 2013). He was previously researcher at CREST (Laboratoire d’Economie Industrielle, Sept. 2005 – Jan. 2010) as well as Senior Academic Consultant to CRA (2008-2010) and lecturer in Economics at the University of Southampton (2002-2005) and Bristol (2000-2002). Thibaud holds a PhD in Economics from the Toulouse School of Economics and an Habilitation (HDR) from Université Paris 1. He has been teaching industrial economics and competition policy in various programs including ENSAE (since 2005), Ecole Polytechnique (2006-2014), Brussels School of Competition (2011-2013). His academic work focuses on industrial organization and competition policy (with a particular focus on vertical restraints).

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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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