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Damien NEVEN

Head of International Economics Department
Spoken languages
English, French
Areas of expertise
  • Competition policy
  • European Union



PhD, Nuffield College, Oxford

Damien Neven obtained Master’s degree in Economics and a BA in geography from the University of Louvain. He has been teaching at INSEAD, the University of Brussels, the College of Europe and the the University of Lausanne. His main research areas are competition economics and international economic integration. He has recently been focusing on the latter with a special interest for the law and economics of enforcement and international coordination. He has acted as Chief Competition economist at the directorate general for competition of the EU commission in Brussels from September 2006 until May 2011.


  • Upstream Conduct and Price Authority with Competing Organizations, (2023),  with E. Andreu, S. Piccolo and Roberto Venturini, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, forthcoming,
  • Price Authority and Information Sharing with Competing Supply Chains, (2023) with S. Piccolo and E. Andreu, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Volume 88, May 2023
  • Pre-empting the entry of near perfect substitutes, with V. Lipatov and G. Siotis, Journal of Competition Law and Economics, 2020
  • Dominance and market definition in the pharmaceutical industry following the ECJ Paroxetine judgment, with G. Siotis, Journal of European Competition Law and Practice, 2020 – Selected as the Winner of the Antitrust Writing Award, Unilateral conduct category, 2021 



Currently on leave as Chief Competition Economist at the directorate general for competition of the EU Commission.

Damien Neven
Damien NEVEN

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