Challenges of Introducing Competition Law in Developing Countries: The Developmental Dimensions


  • Diego Petrecolla Director of the Centre for the Studies of Economic Regulation Universidad Argentina de la Empresa - World Bank Institute; formerly the President of the Argentine Competition Commission
  • Lic Paula Margaretic


The present article deals with the challenges that developing countries might experience with implementing competition policy. This task is particularly important as it involves not only the creation of a competition law, but also, and  perhaps more importantly, it requires the construction of a competitive environment where such a tradition often does not exist.