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Reports

The landscape for European equity trading and liquidity

The landscape for equity trading in Europe has been going through a period of considerable change over the past few years since the introduction of the EU’s Markets in Financial instruments Regulation (MiFIR) and Second Directive (MiFID II) in 2018, and since the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. When considering… Read More

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Economic impact of Gatwick Airport

This report, prepared on behalf of Gatwick Airport Limited (GAL), presents an evaluation of Gatwick Airport’s value in the local economy. Following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on traffic in the UK and abroad, Oxera has been asked to update previous estimates of the economic value of Gatwick… Read More

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The Digital Markets Act and incentives to innovate

Amazon commissioned Oxera to conduct a behavioural economics experiment to test the impact of regulatory interventions, such as the proposal for the EU Digital Markets Act (‘DMA’), on innovation in the EU. This experiment brings new evidence of the likely effect of these regulatory proposals. The results showed that… Read More

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Impact of vaccination on risk of international air travel

In summer 2020, the UK government established travel corridors between the UK and a small number of countries that posed a low COVID-19 risk. In early 2021, new policies were introduced for passengers entering the UK amid worries around variants of concern. At the same time, the UK started to… Read More

Assessment of the effectiveness of rapid testing for SARS-CoV-2

Over the last year, governments have taken the necessary measures to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 by placing significant constraints on international travel, including bans on entry by non-citizens, quarantine (at home or in hotels), and testing. The roll-out of vaccination programmes at scale will be key to facilitating… Read More

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Effectiveness of dual-testing schemes for air passengers

This report is an extension of modelling that was conducted by Oxera and Edge Health in November 2020, which helped provide evidence that supported the test-to-release scheme that was subsequently implemented by the UK government in place of the mandatory 14-day quarantine requirement. At the time, the UK government was… Read More

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