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Competition Issues in Pharmaceuticals: The Challenges Ahead


Thursday 22 June, etc.venues The Hatton, London EC1N 8HN, 9am - 6pm.


Hosted by the Centre for Competition Policy and the School of Economics at the University of East Anglia, this one day conference in London will bring together academics and leaders from both industry and regulatory groups to identify and discuss the challenges facing the pharmaceutical industry today.


Consisting of five sessions, each with an academic presentation followed by a panel discussion, this conference promises to deliver insightful policy discussion with expert views and lively debate on the current competition problems and future issues this sector faces.


The sessions will cover:

'Impediments to competition in US pharmaceutical industry' with Fiona Scott Morton, Yale School of Management

'Restrictions on secondary pharmaceutical patenting: India in comparative perspective' with Bhaven Sampat, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

'Effect of SPCs and other exclusivity policies on consumer welfare and R&D investment behaviour' with Margaret Kyle, Centre for Industrial Economics, MINES Paris Tech and Northwestern

'Role of authorized generics in enabling pay for delay deals' with Farasat Bokhari, Centre for Competition Policy & School of Economics, University of East Anglia

'Does reference pricing drive out generic competition in pharmaceutical markets? Evidence from a policy reform' Chiara Canta, NHH Norweigian School of Economics


Panellists include Gregory Asciolla, Partner at Labton Sucharow; Paul Csiszar, DG Comp; Tomaso Duso, DIW Berlin and DICE; The Rt Hon. Sir Robin Jacob, University College London; Susan Jones, Novartis International; Kai-Uwe Kühn, Centre for Competition Policy, University of East Anglia; Carmine Ornaghi, Southampton University; Pierre Regibeau, Charles River Associates; Pedro Caro de Sousa, OECD; Caroline Teyssié, Autorité de la concurrence; Mike Walker, Competition and Markets Authority.


Registration | Rate: £50 | Maximum 30 places available


Click here for the full programme 

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