Over the course of a single day, most consumers will come into contact with at least one product that is offered to them at a price of zero. Business models centred around the zero-price provision of products are not new. However, in the digital economy, new zero-price markets have arisen with their own unique characteristics and vast scope.
The OECD held a discussion in November 2018 to cover several particular challenges associated with quality in zero-price markets, including:
The discussion was held during a joint meeting of the OECD Consumer Protection and Competition committees.
All related materials for the discussion are available on this page.
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