Martin Peitz is professor of economics at the University of Mannheim (since 2007), a director of the Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation - MaCCI (since 2009), an academic director of the Centre on Regulation in Europe, CERRE (since 2012), and member of the economic advisory group on competition policy (EAGCP) at the European Commission (since 2013). He has been head of the Department of Economics from 2010 to 2013.
Martin Peitz graduated in economics at the University of Bonn in 1992. He received his doctorate in economics from Bonn within the European Doctoral Program in 1995. He then became assistant professor at the University of Alicante, Spain, and was tenured in 1999. In 2000 he was awarded the prestigious Heisenberg fellowship by the German Science Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft). He held visiting appointments at the Universities of Frankfurt and Mannheim and was professor of economics at the International University in Germany from 2004 to 2007.
Martin Peitz has been Editor of Review of Network Economics (until 2014), Co-Editor of International Journal of Industrial Organization, Associate Editor of Journal of Industrial Economics and Information Economics and Policy, and member of the editorial boards of Telecommunications Policy and Journal of Media Economics. He is Research Fellow of CEPR, CESifo and ENCORE, CRESSE Associate, and ZEW Research Associate. He has widely published in leading economics journals. He is author of the books Industrial Organization: Markets and Strategies (with Paul Belleflamme) and Regulation and Entry into Telecommunications Markets (with Paul de Bijl), both published by Cambridge University Press, and editor of the Oxford Handbook of the Digital Economy (with Joel Waldfogel), published by Oxford University Press. His research covers various topics in industrial organization, competition policy, regulation, and microeconomics.