Massimo Motta

Research Professor of Economics, ICREA-Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona School of Economics

Massimo Motta is Research Professor of Economics 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 main areas of research are industrial organisation and competition policy. His work, widely cited and influential, has been published in the leading international economic journals. His book on Competition Policy: Theory and Practice (Cambridge University Press, 2004) is the standard international 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).