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Eduard Cruset Pla : Analyst

Eduard is a member of Oxera’s Analytics team, focusing on econometrics and data science. His primary experience is in the water, gas, electricty, and transport sectors. With two degrees in Economics and Computer Science, his multidisciplinary background allows him to apply a wide range of techniques—from standard econometrics to specialised machine learning—to solve clients’ problems. He has worked on projects estimating the economic impact of international travel restrictions, assessing the effects of a levy on online content application providers to fund network operators, and benchmarking a shadow study for European electricity and gas transmission operators.

Before joining Oxera, Eduard graduated with a BSc in Economics and a BSc in Computer Science. He specialised in data manipulation and machine learning techniques. He then completed an internship in an economics-related data science role in both in the public and private sectors.

Eduard speaks English, Spanish, and Catalan.

Tel: +31 (0)20 888 8381

Eduard's specialisms include:

professional experience

  • Assessed the impact of international travel restrictions following the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy (2022–23)

  • Performed a shadow analysis on the benchmarking of European transmission system operators (TSOs) in gas and electricity (2023)

  • Advised the government of the Netherlands on the impact on consumer welfare of allowing telecoms companies to introduce a levy on online giants such as Google and Amazon (2022–23)

  • Performed various analyses in the UK water sector, including support to the base modelling consultations, cost adjustment claims (2022–23)

  • Analysed the impact of several consecutive mergers in the telecoms sector in Serbia (2022)

  • Supported the analysis of a major telecoms merger in the Netherlands (2022–23)


  • BSc Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain

  • BSc Computer Science & Engineering, TU Delft, the Netherlands

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