Massimo Motta

ICREA-UPF and BSE; former Chief Competition Economist, European Commission

Massimo Motta is Research Professor at ICREA-Universitat Pompeu Fabra and at the Barcelona School of Economics (BSE). He served as Chief Competition Economist of the European Commission from 2013 to 2016, and he has extensive experience in advising competition and regulatory agencies from all over the world, as well as training their staff.

Massimo’s research, widely cited and influential, has been published in the main economic journals. His book on Competition Policy: Theory and Practice (Cambridge U.P., 2004) is the standard reference on the economics of antitrust. He also wrote (with C. Fumagalli and C. Calcagno) Exclusionary practices. The Economics of Monopolisation and Abuse of Dominance (Cambridge U.P., 2018).