Antitrust Writing Award for Hans-Theo Normann and Olivia Bodnar


Düsseldorf Competition Economics partner Prof. Dr. Hans-Theo Normann and Economist Dr. Olivia Bodnar (together with Melinda Fremerey (IW Cologne) and Jannika Schad (Uni Siegen)) have won the Concurrences Antitrust Writing Award 2022 in the category Academic Article/ Private Enforcement!

The award was given for the article "The effects of private damage claims on cartel activity: Experimental evidence,"which appeared in the prestigious Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization. The article addresses the effects of private damage claims against cartels on leniency.

The Antitrust Writing Award is presented once a year by Concurrences Review and the George Washington University Law School Competition Law Center and recognizes the best articles of the year in the areas of antitrust and mergers.