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Competition issues under discussion


This page lists the main topics under discussion at recent and forthcoming OECD Competition Committee meetings. The proceedings of these discussions will be later published online at

June 2017 discussions

Market studies methodologies for competition authorities

Competition issues in aftermarkets 

Algorithms and collusion 

Rethinking the Use of Traditional Antitrust Enforcement Tools in Multi-Sided Markets

Radical Innovation in the Electricity Sector 


Access by topic

Abuse of dominance



Regulated sectors


‌‌‌Pro-competitive policy reforms  

See also previous discussions on:

Behavioural Economics

Evaluating the Impact of Competition Law Enforcement

Network Neutrality

Competition and Behavioural Economics (Discussion held in June 2012)

Papers available for download:

Summary of the discussion on Behavioural Economics

Behavioural Economics as applied to Firms: A Primer - Paper by Steffen Huck and Mark Armstrong

The Implications of Behavioral Antitrust - Paper by Maurice Stucke

Shrouded Attributes, Consumer Myopia, and Information Suppression in Competitive Markets [The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2006) 121(2): 505-540] - Note by Xavier Gabaix and David Laibson


Evaluating the Impact of Competition Law Enforcement (Discussion held in June 2012)

Available for download: Stocktaking on evaluation - Note by Peter Ormosi

See also: Evaluation of Competition Interventions


Network Neutrality (Discussion held in June 2011)

Papers available for download:

Some remarks on net neutrality and the evolution of the internet-economy - Paper by David Evans

Competition and consumer protection issues in the net neutrality debate, with special reference to Europe - Paper by Martin Cave



These papers represent work in progress and are not final versions. They represent the views of the author[s] and do not necessarily reflect those of the OECD or of the governments of its Member countries.


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