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A “PRINCIPLED” APPROACH TO THE DESIGN OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY

Dennis L. Weisman.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Energy and Utilities; Antitrust Issues and Policies. 14031 words.

The Obama administration came into power championing a philosophical shift in regulatory and antitrust policy. The telecommunications industry was singled out by the administration as a...

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Agglomeration, clusters, and industrial policy

Max Nathan and Henry Overman.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Regulation and Industrial Policy. 11548 words.

This paper considers the appropriate spatial scale for industrial policy. Should policy focus on particular places, targeting clusters of firms that are spatially concentrated? Or should...

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THE ANTITRUST CONSUMER WELFARE PARADOX

Barak Y. Orbach.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Welfare Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies. 14396 words.

“Consumer welfare” is the only articulated goal of antitrust law in the United States. It became the governing standard following the 1978 publication of Robert Bork's The Antitrust Paradoxnull...

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Are food safety standards different from other food standards? A political economy perspective

Johan F.M. Swinnen and Thijs Vandemoortele.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2009; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Economics of Health; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 6758 words.

This paper uses a political economy model which integrates risk to analyse whether the nature of public food standards [food safety standards, food quality standards, and social and...

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Bank Bailouts and Moral Hazard: Evidence from Germany

Lammertjan Dam and Michael Koetter.

in The Review of Financial Studies

August 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Banking; Financial Regulation; Regulation and Industrial Policy. 16089 words.

We use a structural econometric model to provide empirical evidence that safety nets in the banking industry lead to additional risk taking. To identify the moral hazard effect of bailout...

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Barriers to ‘US style’ lean retailing: the case of Wal-Mart's failure in Germany

Susan Christopherson.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Other Economic Systems; International Factor Movements and International Business; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Services. 9273 words.

Wal-Mart's exit from the German market in 2006 after 10 years of attempting to achieve sustainable competitive advantage contributes an interesting case to the small but expanding...

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Biotechnology and the development of food markets: retrospect and prospects

GianCarlo Moschini.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

September 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Agricultural Economics. 10563 words.

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Biotechnology has had an important impact on the agricultural and food industries over the last 12 years by way of fast and extensive adoption of a...

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British infrastructure policy and the gradual return of the state

Dieter Helm.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economic Development. 10374 words.

The state of British infrastructure is the source of almost continuous study and criticism. There is now a host of new demands in water, energy, transport and communications which require a...

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CAN LOBBYING PREVENT ANTICOMPETITIVE OUTCOMES? EVIDENCE ON CONSUMER MONOPSONY IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Dino Falaschetti.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marketing; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Energy and Utilities; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Law and Economics; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Public Economics. 12089 words.

When basic competition rules cannot stop market power abuses, industry-specific regulations can improve economic performance. But regulations are also more immediately exposed to political...

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Can the failing firm defence rule be counterproductive?

Helder Vasconcelos.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 10708 words.

The present paper investigates the role of the failing firm defence (FFD) concept in the merger control process within a Cournot setting where (i) endogenous mergers are motivated by...

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