Registrations are open for the online training “Sectoral Challenges in the Digital Economy”

Registrations are now open for the second edition of the online course Sectoral Challenges in the Digital Economy, jointly organised with the Florence School of Regulation – Communications and Media. The course represents the third block of the Annual Training on Competition and Regulation in the Digital Era.

Digitalisation has brought several profound changes to a number of markets across all sectors of the economy. This online course, now in its second edition, adopts a multi-disciplinary (mainly legal and economic) approach to provide you with expert insights into the challenges posed by the digital economy in a selected set of sectors, which constitute a core economic activity of Big Tech.

The course consists of 6 week modules, during which you will learn about competition and regulatory responses adopted by competition and regulatory authorities across a different set of jurisdictions, with a focus on:

  • Online advertising and search engine markets;
  • Social networks;
  • Sharing economy;
  • Apps and videogames;
  • E-commerce.

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Competition and regulation professionals interested in fine-tuning their expertise in the competition and regulatory challenges brought by digitalisation in these sectors are invited to apply before 8 may 2022.

3 free seats available for officials from National Competition Authorities of low-income countries

The online training is organised in cooperation with the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the OECD. In particular, our partner institution UNCTAD will assign 3 free seats to officials from National Competition Authorities of low-income countries.

To learn more about the course structure, content, fees scheme, and free seats for officials from low-income countries, visit the web page of the course: Sectoral Challenges in the Digital Economy