The Office of Competition and Economic Analysis provides industry and policy decisionmakers with information on the impacts of economic and regulatory policies on U.S. manufacturing and services industries.
OCEA performs in-depth industry analysis on the effects of both domestic and foreign policy developments on U.S. business competitiveness. Our core projects are benchmarking the environment facing U.S. industry, analyzing regulatory reform outcomes, issuing antitrust exemption certificates for export trading company mergers, and assessing foreign investments in the United States.
OCEA publishes research papers that analyze global competitiveness, employment, and the environment. OCEA also does research and analysis to support the National Export Initiative. A full list of OCEA publications can be found here.