Short-Term Assignment –
Hidden Forms of Ineffective Competition and Price Controls: Implications For Policy and Legislation
Samoa Governance Support Programme
Location: Remote work
Duration: 45 working days
ARF Category: Email Programme Manager (email address on page 2) for more info
Est. Date: early 2021
Seeking: A Samoa-based consultant with knowledge and experience of policy and practice surrounding the analysis and establishment of price controls and market regulation more broadly and of consumer protection.
Aim of the Assignment
The aim of this assignment will be to help the Fair-Trading and Codex Division (FTCD) of the Ministry of Commerce Industry and Labour (MCIL) to examine the existence, form, and extent of hidden ineffective competition in the wholesale and retail markets; the introduction of price controls for purposes other than the correction of market failures; and to set out the implications for government policy and the Act.
Please see tender notice and TOR for more info.
How to apply
Interested applicants are requested to submit their CV and a one-page covering note in an email with the subject “Consultant: Ineffective Competition and Price Controls” to Programme Manager, Tammy.Theikdi@adamsmithinternational.com. Unfortunately, due to high application volume, only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Applications close 28 January 2021,
About the Organization
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