Competition policy is an interesting, growing and multi-disciplinary field that has become more and more important in the last decades and where economics have been given growing space as well.
The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences 2016 was awarded jointly to Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström, “for their contributions to contract theory”.
Professor Athey visited TSE in December to give
a lecture on the future of media platforms. The
TSEconomist met her for an interview where she
spoke on the news industry, women in economics
and current trends in economic research.
“You know what you ought to do and you’re not able to bring yourself to do it. It’s that gap between intention and action.”