Klaus Gugler

Klaus Gugler’s research interests include empirical industrial organization, especially competition and regulatory policy and the effects of mergers, and corporate governance. Before the appointment of full professor in economics at the WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, he has been associate professor of economics at the University of Vienna. He gained valuable scientific experience during research stays at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin, London Business School and Harvard Law School. He published in top refereed economics journals including the Economic Journal, The Review of Economics and Statistics, and the European Economic Review. He is a member of the "Industrieökonomischer Ausschuss" of the "Verein für Socialpolitik", and head of the Institutes of Quantitative Economics as well as of Regulatory Economics at WU. He has been a member of the Austrian Competition Commission as well as witness in numerous antitrust cases such as mergers and abuse of dominance cases for the Austrian Cartel Court.

Concentration in the EU: Where It is Increasing and Why

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