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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 www.oecd.org/competition/roundtables.

June 2014 discussions

Airline Competition

Generic Pharmaceuticals

Financing of Broadband Networks

Competition issues in Public-Private Partnerships

Enhanced Enforcement Co-operation

 

February 2014 discussions

Financial Consumer Protection

Investigation of consummated and Non-notifiable Mergers

Evaluation of Government Interventions

Fight against Corruption

Distribution of pharmaceuticals





Other forthcoming work

Behavioural Economics

Network Neutrality

Remedies in Cross-border Mergers 

 

More forthcoming work


 

Competition and Behavioural Economics (Discussion held in June 2012)

Papers available for download:

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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