Toulouse School of Economics NERA (Paris)

Marc Ivaldi

Toulouse School of Economics, NERA (Paris)

Professor Ivaldi is an expert in the use of empirical and quantitative methods for competition and regulation policy and has advised firms as well as competition and regulatory authorities on a wide range of proposed mergers, in particular in France and in Brussels. He has led economic analysis in the Volvo/Scania, Lagardère/Editis, Tetra Laval/Sidel, Crédit Agricole/Crédit Lyonnais, and Banque Populaire/Caisse d’Epargne cases. He has addressed competitions issues for different private companies including notably, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Deutsche Bahn, and France Telecom. His expertise is focused on applied industrial organization—utilizing econometric methods to evaluate firms’ conduct, designing business models, and testing theoretical predictions on market equilibrium, contractual arrangements, and regulatory schemes. Much of his work has been devoted to analysis of network and transport service industries including rail, air, energy, telecommunications, banking, and information technologies. His research on competition policy bears on the delineation of markets, the measurement of unilateral and coordinated effects, and the impact of cartels. He is currently working on the econometrics of two-sided markets, applied to airports, TV channels and media. He is currently Professor of Economics at the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Research Fellow at the Institut D’Economie Industrielle (IDEI) and at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), and Scientific Coordinator for the Cooperation on European Research in Economics (COEURE). He has served as a member of the Economic Advisory Group on Competition Policy at the Directorate General for Competition (European Commission), Chair of the Standing Committee on Research at the European Economic Association (EEA) and also as Scientific Director of the Division of Social Sciences and Humanities at the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research. Professor Ivaldi is a member of the editorial boards of Economics of Transportation and Review of Network Economics. He is a frequent speaker at leading conferences and academic forums around the world. Professor Ivaldi is also the author of two books (A Structural Analysis of Expectation Formation Based on Business Surveys of French Manufacturing Industry and Microeconometrics : Surveys and Applications) and has contributed to many others. He is a referee for several of the world’s most prestigious academic journals in economics and has had dozens of his own articles published.

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Marc Ivaldi, Liberty Mncube, Marina Sánchez del Villar The South African Competition Tribunal hears arguments for merger which would result in a 90% share in the market for steel drums (Greif / Rheem)


Abstract In this paper, we use a differentiated- products oligopoly model to assess the impact on competition of a merger between Greif and Rheem South Africa. Both parties are active in the industrial packaging products sector. The parties’ activities overlap, among others, in the production (...)

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Marc Ivaldi, Adrien Giraud, Umberto Berkani Ouverture du transport ferroviaire de voyageurs à la concurrence (Séminaire Nasse - Paris, 28 juin 2020)


Lors du séminaire organisé le 28 juin 2019, Marc Ivaldi (économiste, directeur d’études à l’EHESS, chercheur à l’École d’économie de Toulouse, consultant auprès de NERA Economic Consulting et président du comité exécutif de l’ITEA) et Adrien Giraud (avocat associé au cabinet Latham & Watkins en antitrust (...)


Prix 230€00 Frédéric Jenny Liber Amicorum

Dr. Frédéric Jenny is the renaissance man of competition policy. As an economist, scholar, judge and enforcer, he has helped transform the landscape of global competition enforcement. In the first (...)

Date 1er janvier 2019
Auteur(s) : Nicolas Charbit, Sonia Ahmad (Editors)
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Dictionnaire de droit de la concurrence

Le Dictionnaire de droit de la concurrence, sous la direction scientifique du Professeur Muriel Chagny et Emmanuel Combe, rassemble plus de 250 définitions essentielles à la bonne compréhension du (...)

Date 1er janvier 1900
Auteur(s) : Muriel Chagny, Emmanuel Combe (dir.)
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