In recent years, the European Commission has sought to gradually increase the effectiveness of state aid control as part of EU competition policy. It has done so in part through the use of a more refined economic analysis on a case-by-case basis. This talk aims at discussing some key issues examined by the Commission when assessing the effects of state measures on competition and trade.
Adina Claici has been working in the Chief Economist Team at the European Commission (DG Competition) since 2008. She is currently involved in merger, state aid and antitrust cases.
Regulation and Competition Seminars at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics: http://j.mp/CompetitionSeminarsGSE