Since January 2012, Prof. Dr. Kai Hüschelrath has been head of ZEW’s Research Group "Competition and Regulation" and coordinator of the Leibniz ScienceCampus "Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation" (MaCCI). In October 2013, he joined the University of Mannheim as Professor of Economics, Competition Policy. Kai Hüschelrath studied economics and management at the University of Würzburg. From 2001 to 2004 he was a research and teaching assistant of Jürgen Weigand at the Chair for Microeconomics and Industrial Organization at WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar. During that time, he spent several months as visiting scholar at the University of California at Berkeley and the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. After working as an economist in the London office of Frontier Economics for almost two years, he joined ZEW’s Research Department "Industrial Economics and International Management" in October 2006, there he worked as researcher and later senior researcher until December 2011. From April 2009 until September 2013 he was also Assistant Professor of Industrial Organization and Competitive Strategy at WHU. Kai Hüschelrath’s research mainly concentrates on the entire field of industrial organisation with a particular focus on competitive strategy and competition policy. He has published in well-known field journals such as the Antitrust Bulletin, the Journal of Competition Law and Economics, the World Competition Law and Economics Review or the European Competition Journal. He also has substantial experience in advising both private companies and public authorities in competitive strategy and competition policy matters.

2023 Awards


Nominee, 2016 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Economics

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