Prof. dr. Maarten Pieter Schinkel

MSc (1994 Maastricht) Ph.D. (2001 Maastricht)

Maarten Pieter Schinkel is a professor of economics at the University of Amsterdam's Faculty of Economics and Business and co-director at the Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics (ACLE). By affiliation, he is also a professor of law at the Faculty of Law. Schinkel is Visiting Professor in the College of Europe in Bruges. His research interests and teaching focus on industrial organization and regulation theory, in particular the enforcement of competition rules. His recent papers consider, among other things, antitrust damages, forensic economics, cartel detection, Type I and Type II errors in antitrust enforcement, leniency, European competition law enforcement, and efficiencies in merger control. 

Professor Schinkel has previously worked in history of economic thought and general equilibrium theory, in particular on questions concerning the behavior of economies outside of equilibrium. He held positions at the Universität Regensburg (Germany), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge MA, USA), Université de Liège (Belgium) and the Universiteit Maastricht (The Netherlands). Schinkel has published his work with international publishing houses, including Cambridge University Press, and in international journals, including RAND Journal of Economics, the European Economic Review, the Journal of Industrial Economics, the International Journal of Industrial Organization, the Review of Industrial Organization, the Journal of Mathematical Economics, History of Political Economy, the Journal of Regulatory Economics, Journal of Competition Law and Economics, World Competition and the European Competition Law Review.

Professor Schinkel is a Senior Consultant for Charles River Associates (CRA). He served in several public functions, including as Deputy Economic Counsel to the Board (Assistent Economisch Raadsadviseur), a temporary academic second with the Netherlands Competition Authority (NMa) in The Hague. Schinkel is a DAAD fellow, a NAF fellow, a Fulbright fellow, a CEPR Research Affiliate, and a Research Fellow of the Tinbergen Institute.

Contact information

Phone: + 31 20 525 7132
Fax: + 31 20 525 5318

Published by  ACLE

5 February 2014