The Economics of Climate Change

Climate change is powering the demand for sustainable growth around the world. The desire to protect our planet is transforming industries, and having a lasting impact on the way we live and work together.

Bits of advice: the true colours of dark patterns

Dark patterns are deceptive online interface designs that are used to trick people into making decisions that are in the interests of the online business, but at the expense of the user.

Celebrating 40 years

Over the past four decades, we’ve grown in size, expanded across Europe and delved into new sectors. We’ve followed our passion for working together with experts in government, regulation, courts and business to find answers to global challenges.

Oxera is an economics and finance consultancy that inspires better decisions, helping you solve complex challenges and build stronger strategies.

Our approach is grounded in academic curiosity and enriched by the experience of a diverse team of people.Working with you to make a difference is what drives our talented team, meaning that you’ll always have people around you that care as much as you do.

Latest Insights

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Reflections in the water: insights on Ofwat’s PR24 draft methodology

On 7 July, Ofwat published its draft methodology for its next price review (PR24), setting out in detail how it plans to assess expenditure, financing costs, performance targets and incentives…
Leon Fields Senior Consultant
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The energy crisis: where next for the UK energy retail sector?

What were the root causes and costs of the recent supplier failures in the UK energy retail market? The Board at Ofgem (the energy regulator for Great Britain) asked Oxera…
Joseph Duffy Senior Consultant
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Like an economist at Wimbledon

To what extent is future success affected by past success? This topical question has implications for many areas of society, including education. However, a new study suggests that the answer…
Dr Hélène Bourguignon Partner
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A consolidated tape in the EU? How fixed income and equity trading markets perform

The European Council and Parliament have been discussing the European Commission’s proposal to create a consolidated tape with prices and volume data on fixed income securities and equities traded in…
Reinder Van Dijk Partner
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Payment for Order Flow and a consolidated tape: the impact on retail investors

The European Commission is proposing to introduce a consolidated tape with data on fixed income and equity transactions to help retail (and institutional) investors achieve ‘best execution’. It is also…
Reinder Van Dijk Partner

Preparing for Consumer Duty

Due to high demand, Oxera and UK Finance are running this workshop again. The feedback from previous participants included: ‘[This is the] first truly practical application of what the Consumer Duty means’, and ‘Will help enormously with our implementation!’. In collaboration with UK Finance we’re running an interactive… Read More

Inspiring better decisions through economics and finance

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