Mario Mariniello was a Research Fellow at Bruegel from October 2012 to 2015. From 2007 to 2012, Mario was a member of the Chief Economist Team at DG-Competition, European Commission. He holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Organization from the European University Institute of Fiesole (Florence) and a M.Sc. in Economics from CORIPE (Turin).
During the time he spent at the European Commission, he developed the economic analysis of a number of topical Antitrust and Merger cases such as Qualcomm, Oneworld and Star alliances, e-books, KLM/Martinair, Newscorp/BSkyB, UPM/Myllykoski. He also participated in the drafting of the new European Guidelines for the application of Art.101 TFEU to Horizontal Cooperation Agreements.
Mario’s work at Bruegel focuses on European competition policy and regulation issues. His columns and policy works are published or quoted in leading international media, such as Wall Street Journal, New York Times, La Tribune, Project Syndicate, Vox, Les Echos, De Standaard and others.