2-4 May 2018 Seoul, Korea
The OECD/Korea Policy Centre Competition Programme together with the International Competition Network organised a workshop for Senior and Chief Economists in Seoul on 2-4 May 2018 to present ongoing issues on competition economics.
The programme provided senior and chief economists of competition agencies worldwide with insights from the academia on key competition economic principles while providing an opportunity for sharing experiences.
Participants were divided in two tracks:
A session on sharing experiences of how to organise economists in an agency was moderated by the OECD.
Each session was composed of a introduction by a leading academic followed by case studies from participating agencies.
The workshop featured international academics, experts and practitionners including:
The OECD Korea Policy Centre’s Competition Programme has been organising capacity building events for Asian-Pacific Competition authorities since 2004. As economics has become more and more important in competition enforcement cases across the globe, the OECD/KPC has teamed up with with the ICN Agency Effectiveness Working Group, to organise a workshop looking in depth at some fundamental economic topics. The ICN had already organised a similar workshop in 2016 introducing topics such as merger remedies and vertical restraints in digital markets which triggered great interest from participants (read the event’s report).
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