Reports


  • 31-May-2017

    English

    OECD Competition Assessment Reviews: Greece 2017

    This report analyses Greek legislation in a number of sectors and identifies about 350 legal provisions which could be removed or amended to lift regulatory barriers to competition. The work undertaken in the project has involved the review of over 1 200 pieces of legislation in these sectors of the economy, using the OECD Competition Assessment Toolkit. The analysis of the legislation and of the Greek sectors has been complemented by research into international experience and consultation with stakeholders from the public and private sectors. The OECD has developed recommendations to remove or modify the provisions in order to be less restrictive for suppliers and consumers, while still achieving Greek policy makers’ initial objectives. If these recommendations are implemented, benefits to consumers in Greece and to the Greek economy should arise in all sectors. Throughout this report, the authors identify the sources of those benefits and, where possible, provide quantitative estimates.

  • 22-March-2017

    English

    Evaluation of Competition Interventions

    Governments everywhere are increasingly interested in assessing the effects of their policies and the effectiveness of public institutions. Competition policy is no exception. Competition agencies affect the economy by taking decisions on cases under competition law. With their governments, they can influence market competition in the economy more widely through policy interventions.

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  • 15-March-2017

    English

    Financial Consumer Protection

    The OECD works on advancing consumer finance protection through informed choice that includes disclosure, transparency and education; protection from fraud, abuse and errors; and, recourse and advocacy.

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  • 7-March-2017

    English

    Global Interim Economic Outlook, March 2017

    Global GDP growth is projected to pick up modestly to around 3½ per cent in 2018, from just under 3% in 2016, boosted by fiscal initiatives in the major economies.

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  • 17-February-2017

    English

    Mexico - strengthening the competition and regulation framework

    This multi-year project aims to improve the competitiveness of the Mexican economy by reforming and modifying the regulatory and institutional framework to support higher levels of investment, employment and growth.

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  • 11-January-2017

    English

    Review of procurement rules and practices of PEMEX in Mexico

    This report analyses procurement rules and regulations in Mexico's state-owed petroleum company (PEMEX) and makes policy recommendations to promote competition and fight bid rigging in accordance with international best practices.

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  • 11-January-2017

    English

    OECD Competition meetings: Calendar of events

    View the list of competition meetings organised by the OECD Competition Committee, its working parties, international forums and regional centres for competition.

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  • 11-January-2017

    English

    Fighting bid rigging in government contracts: Mexico-OECD partnership

    Mexico has partnered with the OECD to improve its procurement practices and step up its fight against bid rigging. In January 2011, Mexico's Social Security Department became the first public agency in Mexico (and in the world) to formally commit to adopt and implement the OECD Competition Committee’s Guidelines for Fighting Bid Rigging in Public Procurement.

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  • 9-January-2017

    English

    The resolution of competition cases by specialised and generalist courts: Stocktaking of international experiences

    In the framework of a project with the Mexican Ministry of Economy, this report provides an overview of international experiences and best practices regarding the role of courts in the implementation of competition policy. It presents different institutional designs, the role of courts, courts specialisation and their benefits as well as their relationship with other government bodies and stakeholders.

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  • 9-January-2017

    Spanish

    La resolución de asuntos de competencia por órganos de jurisdicción especializada y general: Balance de experiencias internacionales

    En el marco de un proyecto con la Secretaría de Economía de México, este informe ofrece una visión general de las experiencias internacionales sobre el papel de los tribunales en la implementación de la política de competencia. Presenta diferentes diseños institucionales, el papel de los tribunales, la especialización de los tribunales y sus beneficios, así como su relación con otros órganos gubernamentales y partes interesadas.

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