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Depiction of Gender on the agenda: improving inclusivity in competition analysis
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Gender on the agenda: improving inclusivity in competition analysis

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has launched an initiative to explore whether applying a gender ‘lens’ can help deliver more effective competition policy. As surveys are often used to help define markets and assess the impact of mergers, the OECD asked Oxera to assess gender differences in surveys carried out in past competition cases. What differences does our study find, and does gender matter in competition policy? Read More

Depiction of Non-fungible. Non-tangible. Still valuable?
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Non-fungible. Non-tangible. Still valuable?

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are blockchain-based ownership certificates of all kinds of digital collectables—ranging from pixelated cats to canonical YouTube videos and even recordings of unique moments in sport. The market for NFTs has skyrocketed. But what are they exactly? And what is driving their value? With the help of Oxer-cat, the first Oxera NFT, we aim to answer these questions, and provide an overview of possible challenges and future developments for NFTs. Read More

Summary: ‘Decarbonising Transport: A Better, Greener Britain’

On 14 July 2021, the UK government published its long-awaited Transport Decarbonisation Plan (‘the Plan’), outlining 78 commitments and actions to deliver net zero in the transport system by 2050. Alongside the Plan, the government also published a delivery plan on the phasing out of petrol and diesel cars and… Read More

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