Call for Papers:

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is a statutory body established under the Competition Act, 2002 with the objective to prevent practices having an adverse effect on competition, to promote and sustain competition in markets, to protect the interest of consumers and to ensure freedom of trade carried on by other participants in markets in India. CCI is also mandated to take suitable measures for the promotion of competition law through organising various advocacy programmes for the stakeholders.

In furtherance of the above, CCI as a public institution is engaged in encouraging scholarship in the field of competition law and policy so as to develop a better understanding of competition issues relevant in the Indian context, to draw inferences for implementation of competition law and to create a culture of competition in India. In pursuit of the same, the Commission is publishing its annual Journal on Competition Law and Policy in both print and online version.

Submission of Papers:

The Commission invites original high-quality research papers, articles, case law and book reviews on competition law, the economics of competition law and contemporary antitrust issues for publication in the aforesaid journal. The orientation of the papers may be theoretical, empirical or case studies based.

The journal would cover a wide range of related themes. However, research papers/articles/book reviews on the following themes, in the Indian context and based on empirical research, would be encouraged:

  • Cartel
  • Vertical restraints and competition
  • Market definition, measuring market power and abuse of dominance
  • Merger and acquisition
  • New age economy, platform markets and challenges for antitrust enforcement
  • Intellectual property rights and competition law
  • Recent development in competition law and policy
  • Any other issues related to competition law and policy

Selection Process:

Papers received for publication in the journal shall be selected through a rigorous two-stage review process. At the initial stage, the Joint editors will carry out a blind review to determine the eligibility of the paper for further review. On clearing the initial stage, the paper will be sent to the editorial board.

A double-blind review process will be followed at both stages. Based on the editorial board recommendations, the paper will be rejected or accepted or sent to authors for revision.

Important Dates:

There is no specific deadline for the submission of papers. Papers cleared by the Editorial Board will be published in the next available issue of the Journal.

How to Submit?

Full papers along with a CV/Resume of author(s) and duly signed certificate of originality (Please see Annexure) may be sent to journals@cci.gov.in.

Contact Info:

E-mail ID: journals@cci.gov.in

Requests for further information or any other queries may also be sent to this email ID.

Further Details:

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