The OECD holds a roundtable one economic evidence in merger analysis

Executive summary, by the Secretariat (1) Economic evidence should be based on clear economic theory, and should be transparent, replicable and intuitive to allow non-economists to fully understand the analysis. In order to help companies involved in competition cases to achieve this, a number of competition authorities have issued Best Practice Guidelines on the presentation of economics evidence in merger cases. A number of competition authorities have issued “Best Practice Guidelines” for the presentation of economic evidence in merger cases. These guidelines stress a number of important characteristics that economic evidence should exhibit. Economic evidence should be based on clear economic theory; it should make clear what question it is seeking to answer and why this question

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  • OECD - Competition Division (Paris)

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OECD, The OECD holds a roundtable one economic evidence in merger analysis, 1 February 2011, e-Competitions February 2011, Art. N° 85623

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