Competition Policy Review – Professor Ian Harper, Speech to CEDA

 In Australia, NewZealand
Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. My sincere thanks go to CEDA for hosting this event at short notice.

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The Panel’s task

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Last year, I was honoured to be asked to lead a review of Australia’s competition policy. As a professional economist, I was already very familiar with the importance of competition in making markets work for the benefit of consumers.

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But in discussions across Australia and in almost 1,000 submissions, I and my colleagues, Peter Anderson, Su McCluskey and Michael O’Bryan, learnt just how powerful and important competition is in the lives of many Australians.

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We are brought up on examples of competition on the sporting field, making teams strive to be stronger, and to play the game in different and better ways.  Competition Policy Review – Read more…

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