Dr. C.-Philipp Heller

Associate Director


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PhD in economics, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
MSc in economic theory and econometrics, Toulouse School of Economics
BA in economics, University of Cambridge, King’s College


Dr. C.-Philipp Heller is an Associate Director in NERA’s Antitrust and Competition practice, based in Berlin. He advises clients in all aspects of competition and antitrust economics. He has experience working on both follow-on and stand-alone cartel damages litigation, national and international merger notifications, international arbitration, government antitrust investigations, and regulatory procedures. In his work he uses a variety of theoretical, empirical, and econometric techniques, including game theory and regression analysis. His work has been submitted to many antitrust authorities, including DG Comp of the European Commission, German Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt), the German Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur), and national courts.

Dr. Heller’s work covers a variety of industries, including telecommunications, trucks, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, consumer goods, automotive, payment services, sugar, lumber, steel, sweets, and transport.

He has written several articles about (cartel) damage quantification; antitrust economics in sports (football media rights, club ownership rules); the regulation of connected, autonomous, and electric vehicles; exclusionary bundle discounts; the design of digital online platforms; mobile network infrastructure; and the pass-through of overcharges, among other topics. His research has been published in the American Economic Review, the Journal of German and European Competition Law (WuW), the New Journal of Antitrust Law (NZKart), SpoPrax, the Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, Social Choice and Welfare, Economics Bulletin, and Games and Economic Behavior. Dr. Heller has presented his work at several international academic conferences.

Prior to joining NERA, he earned his PhD in economics from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. During his PhD, Dr. Heller spent several months on a research visit to Stanford University. He holds a master’s degree in econometrics and economic theory from the Toulouse School of Economics and a BA in economics from the University of Cambridge.



Title Type Author
Electric Vehicle Charging—Public Tenders and Price Regulation in Germany Published Article By Dominik Hübler, Dr. C.-Phillip Heller
Defining Relevant Markets in the Crypto Economy Published Article Dr. C-Philipp Heller, et al.
Competition Issues in Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure—Legal and Economic Asp... Published Article By Dominik Hübler, Dr. C.-Phillip Heller
A Practitioner’s Guide to Quantifying Damage Book Dr. C.-Philipp Heller, et al.
Quantification of the Overcharge of the Chipboard Cartel Published Article Dr. C.-Philipp Heller, Claudia L. Beckmann, LL.M, and Johannes Mattke
The Role of Economics on the Road to Autonomous Vehicles and Digital Mobility White Paper Daniel Hanson, Richard Eichmann, Richard Marsden, George Anstey, Grant Saggers, Dr. Garrett Glasgow, Dr. C-Philipp Heller, Dr. Hector Lopez, Dr. Bruno Soria, Dr. Will Taylor, and Adam Rhoten
Economic Aspects of the ‘50+1 Rule’ in German Football Published Article Dr. C.-Philipp Heller
German Federal Cartel Office Market Investigation of Electric Vehicle Charging Statio... Published Article Dominik Hübler, Dr. C.-Philipp Heller, et al.
Appointments for Vaccinations—Restoring Fairness and Avoiding Black Markets Published Article Dr. C.-Philipp Heller, Professor Rustamdjan Hakimov, Professor Dorothea Kübler and Professor Morimitsu Kurino
How to Avoid Black Markets for Appointments with Online Booking Systems Published Article Dr. C.-Philipp Heller, Professor Rustamdjan Hakimov, Professor Dorothea Kübler and Professor Morimitsu Kurino