Portrait of Dr Stefan Witte

Dr Stefan Witte : Senior Consultant

Stefan is a member of Oxera’s FOAD (follow-on antitrust damages), Analytics and Litigation teams, as well as Team DACH. His work involves applying economic and econometric techniques in a wide range of contexts, in particular cartel damages, as well as investigating how such techniques can be improved on in the face of current and future challenges. Stefan has several years’ experience in the field of damages litigation for dispute cases in Germany and other European countries, as well as for the World Trade Organization.

Stefan speaks English, French, and German.

Tel: +32 (0) 2 895 90 86

Stefan's specialisms include:

Selected
professional experience

  • Provided insights regarding the innovativeness of the digital sector in Germany (2020)

  • Supported the litigation between a major digital platform and claimants seeking damages based on a European Commission decision (2020)

  • Provided economic assessment for supervisory authority relating to the compliance of leading European securities exchange with MiFID II regulations (2020)

  • Supported the litigation between car part producers and OEMs (2020)

  • Supported the litigation between a major digital platform and parties claiming damages (2020)

  • Supported the litigation in the context of the European trucks competition infringement (2017–20)

Selected
publications

  • Kaul, A., Hagedorn, M. and Witte, S. (2016), ‘Arbeitsplatzeffekte einer umfassenden Förderung der Elektromobilität in Deutschland’, Nationale Plattform Elektromobilität.

  • Kaul, A., Pfeifer, G. and Witte, S. (2016), ‘The incidence of Cash for Clunkers: Evidence from the 2009 car scrappage scheme in Germany’, International Tax and Public Finance, 23, pp. 1093–1125.

  • Kaul, A., Pfeifer, G., Schieler, M. and Witte, S. (2013), ‘Skaleneffekte bei Verwaltungs- und Verfahrenskosten der Unfallversicherungsträger der öffentlichen Hand’ (‘Economies of Scale in Public Statutory Accident Insurance Funds in Germany’), Zeitschrift für öffentliche und gemeinwirtschaftliche Unternehmen, 4, pp. 271–284.

  • Schmidtchen, P., Koboldt, C., Helstroffer, J., Will, B., Haas, G. and Witte, S. (2009), Transport, Welfare And Externalities. Replacing the Polluter Pays Principle with the Cheapest Cost Avoider Principle, Edward Elgar.

Qualifications

  • PhD Economics, Saarland University, Germany

  • Master Economics and Politics, University of Freiburg, Germany

  • Politics and Public Administration (non-degree), Sciences Po (IEP) Paris, France

  • Bachelor Philosophy & Economics, University of Bayreuth, Germany

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