Dr Sten Nyberg is Professor of Economics at Stockholm University, where he has been a faculty member since 1996. He is an appreciated and acclaimed teacher on Antitrust and Regulation economics and the Economics of Strategy. He also has extensive experience in teaching Microeconomics and Industrial Organization.

Professor Nyberg has published in numerous high-ranking peer-review journals such as the Quarterly Journal of Economics, JEEA, Economica, the Journal of Public Economics and The International Journal of Industrial Organization.

In addition to his activities as an academic scholar, Nyberg has served as Chief Economist of The Swedish Competition Authority for four years between 2008 and 2011. During this period he was deeply involved in the Authority’s successful case against a cartel between Volvo-dealers and a successful abuse-of-dominance case against the international telecom operator TeliaSonera.

Prior to taking the position of Chief Economist of the SCA, he served more than ten years as appointed expert judge in the Stockholm District Court (1997-2000) and the Swedish Market Court (2000-2007).

Dr Mattias Ganslandt (Ph.D., Lund University, Sweden) is the director of the Center for European Law and Economics (CELEC) in Stockholm. He is also an associate professor of economics at the School of Economics and Management (EHL), Lund University and has been affiliated with SNS – Center for Business and Policy Studies since 2001. Dr. Ganslandt served a four-year term as Secretary General of the Swedish Economic Association, from 2002 to 2006. He was a research fellow and Research Program Director at The Research Institute of Industrial Economics in Stockholm from 2000 to 2006.

Dr. Ganslandt’s current research at CELEC is focusing on intellectual property rights and competition policy in international markets. In his research, he has made contributions to the theory of vertical restraints in international markets and business strategies to segment geographical markets, e.g., vertical price control, exclusive territories and endogenous barriers to parallel trade.

He has worked as an independent economic expert for private companies, law firms and government agencies and analyzed economic issues in a number of industries, including broadcasting, public procurement, petroleum, chemicals, retail and distribution, paper, metals, autos, software, ferry operations, mobile telecommunications, airlines, non-alcoholic beverages etc.