BECCLE Conference


Bergen Center for Competition Law and Economics (BECCLE) is pleased to announce the eight annual conference on competition policy. See full program HERE.

Location: NHH Norwegian School of Economics.
Auditorium: N, Q & P. 



In addition, there will be four invited sessions with three invited speakers on each session

The future of Article 102:

Market design in power markets:

Merger policy:

  • Tina Søreide (moderator) (Norwegian Competition Authority)

  • Tommaso Valletti (chair) (Imperial College London and BECCLE/NHH))

  • Aviv Nevo (FTC and Univ Pennsylvania)

  • Hans Zenger (European Commission)

Competition Policy and Labour Markets: Are National Competition Authorities on Point?

  • Hans-Petter Håvås Hanson (Chair), Chief Economist, Norwegian Competition Authority

  • Marta Rocha, Acting Chief Economist, Autoridade da Concorrência

  • Jakob Schneebacher, Assistant Director of Econometrics, Competition and Market Authority

  • Alexander L.P. Willén, Professor, Norwegian School of Economics


The BECCLE conference is open also for persons not presenting a paper. There is no conference fee. We offer lunch free of charge to all attendees. REGISTER HERE.  


For any questions, please contact the organising committee by using the following email address:


For the open sessions, we now invite submissions of original research papers. Papers should be in the field of competition law and economics. We welcome both theoretical and empirical papers, as well as case studies. Lawyers are especially encouraged to submit papers (working papers or published papers) or extended abstracts. 

Papers should be submitted as a pdf-file to, no later than February 1, 2024

Authors of accepted papers will be notified no later than March 10, 2024. All papers will be allocated a discussant, and presenters may be asked to discuss a paper. 

More about how to submit your paper HERE