Competition policy is by many considered an important piece of countries’ economic policy toolkit. Since when do policymakers care about competition and why? What can competition do to push innovation?
In this episode, Matthias Bauer and Aurelien Portuese have a conversation on competition policy. This episode is also part 1, listen to part 2 here.
Aurelien Portuese is the Director on Antitrust and Innovation Policy at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. He is also an adjunct professor of law at the Global Antitrust Institute of George Mason University, and at the Catholic University of Paris. As an expert in U.S. antitrust and EU competition law and economics, Portuese has published extensively on these issues and has presented his research at international conferences. With 10 years of university experience (UK, France, Belgium, US), his research encompasses U.S. and European perspectives on the regulation of competition.