Professor Lawrence White, PhD, was a visiting researcher at ZEW's Research Group "Competition and Regulation" on March 4 and 5, 2015. He is Robert Kavesh Professor of Economics and Deputy Chair of the Economics Department at New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business, US. Among other books, he is a co-author of "The Antitrust Revolution". His primary research areas of interest include financial regulation, antitrust, network industries, international banking, and applied microeconomics. During his stay at ZEW, he held a lecture on credit rating agencies at the Mannheim Competition Policy Forum.