Chips with Everything

6 Mar 2023

In this new report, DRD’s Ed Bowie examines how better policy coordination and the relaxation of competition controls could help resolve global chip shortages.

The global shortage of chips is driving both inflation and geopolitical sensitivities.  Without their steady and secure supply, the technologies on which our economies are built are vulnerable to shortages – holding back innovations and threatening growth and prosperity.

Competition law sets out a broad range of prohibitions on the ability of firms to compete – but in this report, DRD’s Ed Bowie examines how the relaxation of such prohibitions may be required in order to help resolve these challenges.

Click here to read the full report.