Mattias Ganslandt (Ph.D., Lund University, Sweden) is the director of the Center for European Law and Economics (CELEC) in Brussels. He is also an associate professor of economics at the School of Economics and Management (EHL), Lund Universityand 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.