Institute for Industrial Organization

We warmly welcome you to the Institute for Industrial Organization at the WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management.

The Institute for Industrial Organization, led by Prof. Dr. Jürgen Weigand, analyses competitive markets and their implications for business strategies and their applicability to strategic decisions processes of business leaders and teams.

The research focus of the Institute members is the economics of firms and industries and, in particular, its implications for competitive markets and politics. 

Our focus: "Economics for Strategic Leaders"

Research projects have been conducted in the fields of theoretical and empirical Industrial Organization, Competition Policy and Regulation, Computational Economics, Business Simulations, Monetary Economics, Corporate Governance and Sport Economics.

The book aims to further our understanding of how economic reasoning and legal expertise complement each other in defining the fundamental issues and principles in competition policy. In specially commissioned chapters the book provides a scholarly review of economic theory, empirical evidence and standards of legal evaluation with respect to monopolization of markets, exploitation of market power and mergers, among other issues.