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MANDALA EXECUTIVE EDUCATION

COMPETITION ECONOMICS, POLICY AND LAW IN AUSTRALIA

Running again Semester 1, 2024 - Canberra, in-person event

Join us in person for eight practical and insightful sessions across two days. The course is an opportunity to step back, think big and reflect on how to lift competition in Australia with Australia's leading experts on Competition, Policy and Law.

COURSE FEE & DETAILS

  • Semester 1, 2024
  • All meals and welcome/wrap-up drinks included
  • Hosted at Kambri on the ANU campus
  • Underground parking available ($13 per day)
  • $2990 (Exc GST)

$2,990

ENROL

Core Overview

Explore the latest research on the multiple facets of competition economics, policy and law and learn practical economic methodologies for thinking about competition

Hear from political, APS and academic leaders

Hear from political, APS and academic leaders

Hear from Australia’s thought leaders on competition, including Andrew Leigh MP, Rod Sims AO, Economist and former Chair ACCC and Liza Carver, Commissioner ACCC.

Learn practical methods for analysing competition

Learn practical methods for analysing competition

The course teaches practical economic tools and frameworks to think about and solve the big competition challenges we face today (no maths!).

Get up-to- date on the  latest research

Get up-to- date on the latest research

The research on competition and its impacts has evolved substantially in the last few years thanks to new datasets and research techniques.

Practical examples and case studies

Practical examples and case studies

No maths, no jargon. The course covers practical examples and case studies from Australia and comparable countries.

Course Lecturer:

Dr. Adam Triggs

Learn from leading researchers on the impact of competition on the economy, consumers, businesses and the community

  • PhD Economics, Bachelor of Laws
  • Non-resident fellow, Brookings
  • Visiting fellow, ANU Crawford School
  • Partner at Mandala
  • Former head of Canberra office, AlphaBeta
  • Former economic advisor to Minister for Competition
  • Former advisor at PM&C and ACCC
  • Columnist, Fairfax papers
Course Lecturer:

Dr. Adam Triggs

Learn from leading researchers on the impact of competition on the economy, consumers, businesses and the community

PhD Economics, Bachelor of Laws

Non-resident fellow, Brookings

Visiting fellow, ANU Crawford School

Partner at Mandala

Former head of Canberra office, AlphaBeta

Former economic advisor to Minister for Competition

Former advisor at PM&C and ACCC

Columnist, Fairfax papers

Meet our course lecturers

Hear from Australia’s thought leaders on competition, policy and law.

Dr. Adam Triggs

Dr. Adam Triggs

Course Lecturer

A non-resident fellow at the Brookings Institution, a visiting fellow at the ANU Crawford School as an accomplished economist & policy expert.

The Hon. Andrew Leigh MP

The Hon. Andrew Leigh MP

Guest Presenter

  • Assistant Minister for Competition, Charities and Treasury
  • Assistant Minister for Employment
  • Former Professor of Economics
Rod Sims AO

Rod Sims AO

Guest Presenter

  • Professor at Australian National University
  • Former Chair of the ACCC
  • Former Director at Port Jackson Partners
Liza Carver

Liza Carver

Guest Presenter

  • Commissioner, ACCC
  • Former Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Joint Global Practice Head - Competition, Ashurst

Course Outline

The course is taught in eight sessions over two days, broken-up with guest speakers, workshops and interactive learning techniques

Program brochure

The program fee covers tuition, books, case material accommodations, and key meals.

DOWNLOAD BROCHURE

9:00AM - 10:30AM

Session 1: The latest research: Why competition matters and who it impacts​

10.30AM - 11.00AM

Morning Tea

11:00AM - 12:30PM

Session 2: How to measure competition: Theories of competitive harm​

12.30PM - 1.30PM

Lunch

1:30PM - 3:30PM

Session 3: The state of competition in the Australian economy and specific industries​

3.00PM - 3.30PM

Afternoon Tea

3:30PM - 5:00PM

Session 4: The economic thought and politics of competition, with the Hon. Andrew Leigh MP​

9:00AM - 10:30AM

Session 5: Applying a competition lens to government policies, laws and regulations

10:30AM - 11.00AM

Morning Break

11:00AM - 12:30PM

Session 6: Competition institutions and Australia’s reform history, with Rod Sims AO

12:30PM - 1:30PM

Lunch Break

1.30PM - 3.00PM

Session 7: Overview of competition law and its implementation in Australian courts, with ACCC Commissioner, Liza Carver

3.00PM - 3.30PM

Afternoon Tea

3:30PM -5:00PM

Session 8: Competition, technology, data and trade

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