The Law and Economics of State Aid and other Anti-Competitive State Interventions


Students must follow module on The Law and Economics of State Aid and other anti-competitive state interventions at the BSC, which encompasses three BSC sessions:

1. Brief historical and economic background
2. The notion of State aid: legal concept v. economic theory
3. State aid administrative procedure
4. Compatibility assessment of State aid: the central role of economic theory – the balancing test
5. State aid and services of general economic interest as well as other state interventions
6. Non horizontal compatible aid: various sector specific regulations (e.g.: aviation) focusing on rescue and restructuring aid
7. State aid and the financial crisis
8. National courts and State aid control.


More information at:

Liege Competition and Innovation Institute
University of Liege (ULg)
Quartier Agora
Place des Orateurs, 1, Bât. B 33
BE-4000 Liege

Phone: +32 4 366.31.30
Fax: +32 4 366.31.55