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II Rio International Workshop on Advances in Competition Policy Analysis

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December 5-6, 2019
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The Competition and Regulation European Summer School and Conference (CRESSE) and the Research Group in Law, Economics and Competition of the Institute of Economics – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (GDEC/IE/UFRJ) are organizing the II Rio International Workshop on Advances in Competition Policy Analysis. The goal of the workshop is to bring together academics, policy makers and other practitioners specializing in the area of competition economics and policy to discuss the recent advances in the area.

BELIEVE is an international network of academics and professionals, practicing in Competition or Regulatory Authorities, Consultancies and Legal Practices, with an interest in Competition Policy and Sectoral Regulation. In addition to the annual Annual Competition and Regulation European Summer School and Conference and Lawyers Week, CRESE has organized and contributed to similar events in different countries.


GDEC is a research group on competition, law and economics and regulation, at the Institute of Economics at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). The Institute of Economics is one of the leading centers for economic research and has a distinguished graduate program in economics in Brazil.

Confirmed Invited Speakers include: Cristina Caffarra (CRA), William Kovacic (George Washington University), Cesar Mattos (SEAE - Ministry of the Economy, Brazil), Martin Pietz (Mannheim University), Guilherme Resende (CADE, Brazil).

The Workshop will be held in English.


For further information, please contact us: 

Important Dates
Important Dates

Monday, June 17

- Call for Papers (Opening)

Friday, September 6

  - Call for Papers Deadline

Monday , October 7

- Selected Papers Announcement

Thursday, October 10

- Registration opens

Tuesday, November 5

- Full-paper submission deadline (for those who submitted only the extended abstract)

Monday, December 2nd

- Registration ends

Thursday and Friday, December 5 and 6

- Workshop

December. 5, 2019


December. 6, 2019

Conference Venue

Conference Venue

The conference will take place at the Institute  of  economics  - Federal University of  Rio de Janeiro .  Situated near the downtown city center, in the  tourist zone  between Sugarloaf and Copacabana Beach, a fifteen-minute drive from Santos Dumont airport. Served by several bus lines and the metro, the venue  It offers rapid access conditions to various areas of the city, in addition to being close to two multi-service shopping malls, such as Rio Sul and Casa and Gourmet shopping mall.


Av Pasteur, 250  - Urca, Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Brazil 


There are a number of hotels located in the Ipanema, Copacabana, Botafogo areas, very close to the conference venue. We have negotiated special rates.  


Mercure Botafogo Mourisco hotel .

SINGLE* -  BRL 309.00 + 5% tax  


DOUBLE* - BRL 359.00 + 5% tax

*Breakfast included.

To make your reservation or for more information, please contact r, informing the title  " GDEC-UFRJ".

Everest Rio Hotel .

SINGLE/DOUBLE STANDARD* -  BRL 368.00 + 5% tax  



SINGLE/DOUBLE PREMIUM* - BRL 472.00 + 5% tax

*Breakfast included.

To make your reservation or for more information, please visit the website and  informing the promocode  "GDEC-CRESSE II RIO ".


Click here to register

To complete your registration please go to the  Registration Payment  page(receipt information form and payment).


Academics and Professionals - 300 BRL

Graduate Students* - 100 BRL

Undergraduate Students* - 50 BRL


* Graduate and Undergraduate Students: please send status proof to after registering

** Fees are not refundable except in the case of event cancellation

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Eduardo Pontual Ribeiro (GDEC/UFRJ)

Camila Cabral Pires-Alves ( GDEC/UFRJ )

Yannis Katsoulacos (CRESSE/Athens University of Economics and Business)

Local Organizing Committee

Camila Cabral Pires-Alves ( GDEC/UFRJ )

Diandra Rocha (GDEC/UFRJ)

Eduardo Pontual Ribeiro ( GDEC/UFRJ )

João Luiz Ponde ( GDEC/UFRJ )

Luiz  Carlos Delorme Prado ( GDEC/UFRJ )

Maria Tereza Leopardi Mello ( GDEC/UFRJ )

Marcos Puccioni de Oliveira Lyra ( GDEC/UFRJ )

Scientific Committee

Amanda Athayde (UnB)

Claudio Lucinda (USP)

Joao Luiz Ponde (UFRJ)

João Paulo de Resende (CADE)

Luiz C. Delorme Prado (UFRJ)

Liberty Mncube (Witwatersrand University, South Africa)

Paulo Burnier da Silveira (UnB)

Paulo Furquim Azevedo (Insper)

Sergio Aquino de Souza (UFC)

Svetlana Golovanova (HSE, Russia)


German Zamorano (UFRJ)

Gustavo Henrique Costa Barbosa (UFRJ)

Joel  Ndala Makangila (UFRJ)

Matheus Ramalho (UFRJ)

Tiago Dias dos Santos (UFRJ)

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