rasel pitmanThe honored guest of Commission for the Protection of competition was Russell Pittman, Phd, the director of the Department for Economic Analysis of the US Department of Justice. who is one of the leading experts on the issues of protection of competition.

Dr. Pittman held a useful lecture for employees of the Commission about using econometrics in market analysis, as well as experience in implementing competition policy in the United States.

Dr. Pittman will participate at the panel “The Role of Econometrics in the implementation of the Law on Protection of Competition” within the International Conference „Institution Building of the National Competition Authorities in South-East Europe” which will be held on June 2nd and 3rd 2016, in Belgrade in collaboration with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

The lecture was attended by the members of the Council of the Commission, heads of division and employees of the Commision.