John Fingleton is the full-time Chair of Fingleton associates. He was Chief Executive of the Office of Fair Trading from 2005 to 2012, having previously run the Irish Competition Authority. As an academic economist at the London School of Economics, Trinity College Dublin and the University of Chicago, he wrote and taught game theory, economics of industry and regulation. In government, he oversaw merger regulation, enforcement of competition rules, consumer protection, and credit regulation. He has been a strong advocate for the removal of government restrictions on competition and supply side reforms to improve productivity growth. John is a member of the World Economic Forum Council on Emerging Multinationals, a member of the Policy Advisory Board at the Social Market Foundation, and a Trustee at Kaleidoscope.
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You have an economic background. Why did you decide to embrace a career in competition ? After having chaired the Irish Competition Authority for 5 years, you became Chief Executive at the UK Office of Fair Trading. What are the main differences between the Irish and the UK competition (...)
Behavioural economics : Questioning the foundations of antitrust ? Introduction Frédéric JENNY President, OECD Competition Committee President of the International board of the Review Concurrences Professor, Co-Director of the Centre Européen de Droit et d’Economie, ESSEC, Paris 1. Ladies and (...)