The Indicators of Product Market Regulation Database is a comprehensive and internationally-comparable set of information about the state of regulation and market structures in OECD countries as well as for Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia and South Africa.
Blockchain is a general-purpose distributed ledger technology that threatens to disrupt markets and institutions across the world. To study its implications on competition policy, the OECD held a hearing in June 2018. This page contains all related materials.
Market concentration measures the extent to which market shares are concentrated between a small number of firms and it is usually taken as a proxy for the intensity of competition. In June 2018, the OECD held a discussion to explore whether fewer competitors necessarily means less competition.
Mergers can have effects on numerous dimensions of competition other than price, including quality, variety, and innovation. However, the analysis of these effects can pose several practical challenges for competition authorities. These challenges were discussed at the OECD during a roundtable on non-price effects of mergers in June 2018.
The growth of e-commerce has the potential to increase competition within retail markets, to greatly enhance consumer choice, and to prompt and facilitate innovation in product distribution. The OECD held a roundtable in June 2018 to explore the growing phenomenon of e-commerce in terms of its implications for competition law and policy.
Disruptive innovations in taxi, ride-sourcing and ride-sharing services radically changed the regulatory and competitive landscape, raising new questions for regulators and competition law enforcers. To discuss these challenges, the OECD held a roundtable on taxis and ride-sharing services in June 2018.
The Peace pillar of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development encompasses a diverse range of issues including stability and effective governance.
This 2018 OECD Guide provides a comprehensive overview of the competition laws and practices of 22 selected jurisdictions in the Asia-Pacific region.
Seoul, 2-4 May 2018: This workshop, co-organised by the OECD-Korean Policy Centre and the International Competition Network, provided senior and chief economists with a comprehensive programme on competition economics that will include merger simulation, buyer power, big data, platforms and multi-sided markets, fundamentals of IO and Game Theory among others.