Portrait of Dr Carlotta Mariotto

Dr Carlotta Mariotto : Consultant

Carlotta is a member of Oxera’s Competition team, and works across a wide range of sectors and services within Team Italy.

Before joining Oxera, Carlotta worked for about three years at the Chief Economist Team of the Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission in Brussels, providing economic support to case teams in both mergers and antitrust instruments. She has extensive experience in mergers regarding industrial and manufacturing goods, as well as Article 101 and 102 cases in payments markets.

Carlotta speaks English, French, and Italian.

Tel: +39 02 30450294

Carlotta's specialisms include:

Selected
professional experience

  • Economic advice and bidding analysis in the context of a merger in the hydraulic systems sector (2020)

  • Economic advice and market definition for an article 102 payment case (2020)

  • Economic advice and market definition in the context of after-market cases in payment markets (2020)

  • Economic advice and bidding analysis for a merger in the aircraft industry (Boeing/Embraer) (2019–2020)

  • Economic advice and market reconstruction in the market for refrigeration compressors (Nidec/Embraco) (2019)

  • Economic guidance on the EC side for merchants’ pass-through estimation for the report on the study for the application of the Interchange fees regulation conducted by external consultants (2018–2019)

Selected
publications

  • Mariotto, C. and Verdier, M. (2020), ‘Platform–merchant competition for sales services’, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 29:4, pp. 834–53.

  • Mariotto, C. and Verdier, M. (2017), ‘Who Pays for Card Payments? A General Model on the Role of Interchange Fees’, Review of Network Economics, 16:3, 307–49.

  • Mariotto, C. (2016), ‘Competition for Lending in the Internet Era: the Case of Peer-to-Peer Lending Marketplaces in the USA’, Journal of Communications and Strategies, 103:3.

  • Mariotto, C. and Verdier, M. (2015), ‘Innovation and Competition in the Retail Banking Industry: An Industrial Organization Perspective’, Journal of Communications and Strategies, n. 99.

Qualifications

  • PhD in Industrial Economics at Institute Mines-Paristech, CERNA, Paris

  • MSc in Economics and Social Sciences, Bocconi University, Milan

  • BSc in Economics and Social Sciences, Bocconi University, Milan