Portrait of Célia Baye

Célia Baye : Senior Consultant

Célia is a member of Oxera’s Transport and Analytics teams. She specialises in applying quantitative methods to a diverse range of economic issues. She also has experience in applying econometric and other quantitative methods to various projects including mergers and acquisitions, cartels, impact assessments, and cases of abuse of dominance.

Before joining Oxera, Célia obtained a Master’s degree in Managerial and Financial Economics from HEC Paris, specialising in econometrics. During her studies, she completed an internship in the economic studies department of an international research institute.

Célia speaks English, and French.

Tel: +33 (0)1 87 16 51 33

Célia's specialisms include:

professional experience

  • Quantitative assessment of damages resulting from anticompetitive practices in the European power cables sector (2021–)

  • Economic assessment of alleged abuse of dominance in the UK port services sector (2021)

  • Economic assessment of the merger between Air Canada and Air Transat (2020)

  • Competitive assessment of abuse of dominance claims in the global agrobusiness sector (2020)

  • Economic analysis as part of a merger in the steel sector in Europe (2019)

  • Competitive risk assessment of abuse of dominance claims in the courier delivery sector (2019)


  • Déchamps, P., Descamps, A., Arduini, F., Baye, C. and Damstra, L. (2019), ‘Labour markets: a blind spot for competition authorities?’, Competition Law Journal, forthcoming.


  • Master’s in Managerial and Financial Economics, HEC Paris, France

  • Bachelor’s in Economics and Finance, McGill University, Canada

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