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Patrick Massey - Conference Speeches.


Analysing the Performance of Republic of Ireland Football Managers: A Production Frontier Approach. Sports Economics Workshop, University College Cork, Cork 22nd July 2016. Co-authored with David Butler UCC and Oliver O'Brien, Gonzaga Collete.

Has Competition in the Market for Subscription Sports Broadcasting Benefitted Consumers? XIth Annual Sports Economics Conference, Gijon,  6th May 2016. Co-authored with Dr Robbie Butler UCC.

Teams' Responses to Changed Incentives: Evidence from Rugby Union's Six Nations Championship, European Sports Economics Association Annual Conference, University of Zurich, 28th August 2015. Co-authored with Dr Vincent Hogan UCD. A revised version of the paper is included in the UCD School of Economics Working Paper series. Click here to download.

Teams' Responses to Changed Incentives: Evidence from Rugby Union's Six Nations Championship, X Gijon Annual Sports Economics Conference, Gijon 8th May 2015. Co-authored with Dr Vincent Hogan UCD.

The Role of Economics in Competition Law Cases, speech to Irish Centre for European Law Conference 6th March, 2015, Distillery Building, Dublin.

Competition Law and Professional Teams Sports: Evidence from Rugby Union's Celtic Fringe, Dublin Economics Workship Annual Economic Policy Conference, Cork 17th October 2014. Co-authored with Dr Vincent Hogan UCD.

 

Competitive Balance: Results of Two Natural Experiments from Rugby Union, European Sports Economics Association, Annual Conference, University of Antwerp, 4th September, 2014. Click here to download. Co-authored with Dr Vincent Hogan UCD.

Pat Massey (on left) at ESEA Conference in the University of Antwerp with Paul Madden (University of Manchester).

 

 

 

 

What Has Irish Competition Policy Achieved, Dublin Economics Workshop Annual Economic Policy Conference, Kenmare, 15th October, 2011. Click here to download.

The Evolving Role of Economics in Competition and Regulatory Case, Competition Press 16th Annual Competition and Regulatory Conference, 12th October 2010. Click here to download.

Commission’s Economic Analysis Shoots Down Ryanair’s Proposed Acquisition of Aer Lingus, Competition Press Conference, 30th April, 2008. Click here to download.

The Role of Economics in Competition Policy,  Presented at University of Limerick, 30th January 2008. Click here to download.

DELAYED INDEFINITELY - Regulatory Reform of the Irish Bus Industry, Presented to Dublin Economics Workshop Annual Policy Conference Kenmare, 15th October 2006.

Raiding the Four Goldmines: Some Thoughts on the Competition Authority’s Preliminary Report on the Legal Profession, Dublin Economics Workshop Annual Economic Policy Conference, Sheen Falls Hotel, Kenmare, Co. Kerry, 15th October 2005. Click here to download. 

Measuring Market Power in Irish Merger Control: The Economics Underlying the Assessment of Mergers, Irish Centre for European Law Conference, Hilton Hotel, Dublin, 16th June 2005. Click here to download

Criminalisation and Leniency - Will the Combination Favourably Affect Cartel Stability?, Amsterdam Centre for Law and Economics Conference: Remedies and Sanctions in Competition Policy, Amsterdam, 15th February 2005. Click here to download.

Why Utility Regulation is Failing Irish Consumers, presentation to regulators’ economic workshop, Trinity College Dublin, 9th November 2004.

Is Utility Regulation Failing Irish Consumers, speech to Dublin Economics Workshop, Annual Economics Policy Conference, Kenmare, County Kerry, 16th October 2004. A revised version of this paper is included in the NUI, Maynooth Economics Working Paper Series. Click here to download.

Utility Regulation is Failing Irish Consumers, speech to Competition Press Conference, Radison Hotel, Dublin, 29th September 2004.

Criminal Sanctions for Competition Law: A Review of Irish Experience. Address to Competition Law Scholars Forum: Decentralised Enforcement: From the Idea to the Reality, Glasgow GraduateSchool of Law, 22nd April 2004.Click here to download.  

The Evolution of Irish Merger Control Legislation, Competition Authority, Merger Conference, Hilton Hotel, Dublin, 9th September 2002.

The Great Cartel Crackdown: Aims and Effectiveness of the New Criminal Definitions. Competition Press Conference: New Criminal Regime, New Merger Controls: Introduction to the Competition Act 2002, Hilton Hotel, Dublin, 8th May 2002. Click here to download.

Competition Policy and Regulatory Reform in Public Utility Industries. OHR/OECD Conference on Regulatory Governance and Network Industries, Holiday Inn, Sarajevo, April 19th 2002. 

From Rockefeller to Gates - The Evolution of Predatory Pricing: Or How to Distinguish Victims from Sore Losers. Competition Press Conference. Hilton Hotel, Dublin, 26th September 2001. Click here to download.

 
 
 
 
 
Speaking at the UCD Law Faculty in 2001,  Compecon Director Patrick Massey with Dermot Cahill of UCD (left) and Mr. Justice Peter Heerey of the Federal Court of Australia (right).

 

 

 

 

 

The Approach of the Irish Competition Authority to Cartel Investigations, Office of Fair Trading Cartel Conference, Grand Hotel, Brighton, 22nd November 2000.

Using Immunity to Fight Criminal Cartels. Competition Authority Conference on New Strategies that Can Help Win the War Against Cartels. Radisson Hotel, Dublin, 17th November 2000.

Merger Analysis by the Authority - A Whole New Ballgame? Competition Press Conference, Dublin, 24th October 2000.

Investigating Cartels, Dublin Economics Workshop, Economic Policy Conference, October 2000, Sheen Falls Hotel, Kenmare, 14th October 2000.

Competition Law Priorities for a New Millennium. Paper presented at University of Limerick, Thursday 4th May 2000.

Competition Policy and the Transport Sector. Chartered Institute of Transport Conference, Clontarf Castle, Dublin, 2nd March 2000.

Tackling the ‘Cosy Cartels’: The Competition Authority’s Enforcement Priorities. Paper presented to UCD School of Law/Competition Authority conference, University College Dublin, 12th November 1999. Click here to download.

Why Ireland Needs an Effective Competition Policy. Presentation to ICTU Seminar, 15th April 1999.

Merger Control: The Missing Link in Irish Competition Policy. Competition Press Conference 13th October 1998. Click here to download.

Think Competition! Speech to Forum for Public Procurement Seminar, Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone, 3rd December 1997. Click here to download.

The New Competition Law Enforcement Regime. Irish Centre for European Law Conference, Westbury Hotel, Dublin, 9th April 1997.

Principles, Powers and Priorities - enforcing competition law in cases of mergers and acquisitions. Competition Press Conference, 13th May 1996. Click here to download.

Some Implications of the Competition Act, Presented  to  Conference  on  Competition  Policy,  Centre  for  Economics  and Law, University College Galway, 23rd November, 1991. Click here to download.

The New Competition Act, Presented  to  Dublin Economics Workshop Annual Economic Policy Conference, Kenmare, 19thOctober, 1991. Click here to download.