A recent fall in the labour share of income has helped fuel rising inequality and populist demand for dramatic reform of competition law and stirred a debate in the competition community on monopsony and labour market power retained by employers. In June 2019 the OECD held a hearing discussion on this topic. The topic will be explored again during the 2020 OECD Competition Open Day on 26 February 2020.
The financial sector has been the object of many innovations in recent years, with significant impact on consumers and on regulation. In June 2019, the OECD discused to what degree digital disruption from FinTech and BigTech could impair financial market stability and thus, whether players in these markets need a different type of regulatory oversight. The topic will again be explored during the 2020 Competition Open Day.
The OECD held a roundtable in June 2019 to examine the review of enforcement decisions and investigation steps by courts in relation to competition law, and refered to methods ensuring that courts have access to expertise in competition law and economics. Access all related materials.
3 June 2019 - Digital competition challenges will be a theme of the 2019 G7 French Presidency. This high-level Conference's discussions addressed: data and competition, digital innovation and competition and regulatory challenges for competition policy.
Education services are fundamental for economic and social well-being. They not only directly boost public sector productivity, but also the productivity of workers across the economy by improving their skills, increasing their capacity to add value, and giving them the ability to adapt to new ways of working. In June 2019, the OECD will hold a roundtable discussion on publicly funded education markets.
This report provides a description of the main characteristics of the sector, with a particular focus on the Mexican market. It also emphasizes the activity of competition authorities and the impact of regulatory measures affecting the industry. To conclude, it provides a series of recommendations to be considered in the Mexican framework.
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9 April 2019 – This competition assessment of the poultry sector in the Mexican states of Jalisco and Sinaloa makes 19 recommendations for improving competitive conditions in the sector at the federal level. It complements the competition assessment of the Mexican meat sector at the federal level for chicken, beef and pork published in the 2018 OECD Competition Assessment Review of Mexico.
Este informe analiza el mercado de la producción, distribución y comercialización de carne de cerdo en México. El objetivo es analizar cómo funciona el mercado avícola e identificar posibles distorsiones a la competencia y proporciona una serie de recomendaciones a las autoridades locales y al gobierno para mejorar la eficiencia del mercado.
This report analyses the market for the production, distribution and marketing of pork meat in Mexico and provides a series of recommendations to local authorities and government to improve the whole efficiency of the market.
A revisão por pares é um elemento central do trabalho da OCDE. Este relatório da OCDE serviu de base para a revisão por pares do Brasil realizada pelo Comitê de Competição da OCDE em 27 de novembro de 2018.