The Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) organised a conference on “Impact Assessment of Interventions of Competition and Consumer Authorities”, to pay tribute to the ten-year anniversary of the ACM’s (former NMa’s) Chief Economist Office. The conference took place in Amsterdam on November 16, 2016.
This document is the presentation of our first keynote speaker, professor Tommaso Valletti (Chief Competition Economist of the European Commission, Professor of Economics at Imperial College Business School and at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”). Tommaso Valletti discusses his research on the effectiveness of policy measures in the UK telecom sector. In particular, he addresses the digital divide, an economic and social inequality with regard to access to, use of, or impact of ICT.