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What were the root causes and costs of the recent supplier failures in the UK energy retail market? The Board at Ofgem (the energy regulator for Great Britain) asked Oxera…
To what extent is future success affected by past success? This topical question has implications for many areas of society, including education. However, a new study suggests that the answer…
The European Council and Parliament have been discussing the European Commission’s proposal to create a consolidated tape with prices and volume data on fixed income securities and equities traded in…
The European Commission is proposing to introduce a consolidated tape with data on fixed income and equity transactions to help retail (and institutional) investors achieve ‘best execution’. It is also…
Recent years have seen renewed debate around vertical merger control. Authorities have been changing their guidance and competition headlines have been dominated by vertical mergers such as AT&T/Time Warner, Facebook/Giphy…
The current spikes in electricity and gas prices are raising concerns at the EU and national level. To mitigate their impact, while also increasing security of supply, the European Commission…
With growing pressure on economies to decarbonise in line with the 2015 Paris Agreement, transport—and particularly air transport—has come under increased scrutiny. Moving passengers from air to rail has been…
What is the purpose of investor compensation schemes? When, to what extent, and to whom should compensation be paid? Peter Andrews, Oxera Senior Adviser, and Jonathan Haynes, finance expert and…

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