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The OECD holds a roundtable on market studies

Executive summary, by the Secretariat Considering the discussion at the roundtable and the delegates’ submissions, several key points emerge. (1) Market studies are a wide-spread component of the work portfolios of competition agencies. Nearly every competition agency conducts market studies even though not all of the agencies mean the same thing by “market.” There are some countries, however, with a particularly long and rich tradition of conducting market studies. In the US, market studies were initiated at the beginning of the 20th century and, in Japan, market studies go as far back as the late 1940s. The United Kingdom has spent considerable time and effort reviewing and analyzing its considerable experience in initiating and conducting markets studies as well as in carrying

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OECD, The OECD holds a roundtable on market studies, 1 June 2008, e-Competitions June 2008, Art. N° 85669

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