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Competition policy in banking

Xavier Vives.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

October 2011; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Financial Regulation; Banking. 9449 words.

This paper summarizes some of the arguments relating competition and banking instability, draws connections between regulation and competition policy, and surveys and analyses the role of...

COUNTER-INTUITIVE FAIRNESS IN ANTITRUST: PROTECTING THE MONOPOLIST AND BALANCING AMONG COMPETING CLAIMS

Adi Ayal.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Financial Regulation; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Market Structure and Pricing. 17226 words.

Antitrust originated in popular resistance to 17th century Royal Grants and 19th century economic power. This article contends that much of the guiding force of today's antitrust policy...

ECONOMIES OF SCALE AND MERGER EFFICIENCIES IN THE CHILEAN PENSION FUNDS MARKET

Claudio Agostini, Eduardo Saavedra and Manuel Willington.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2014; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Financial Institutions and Services; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 8041 words.

Over the last twenty years there has been a significant concentration process in the pension fund manager industry in Chile (the number of firms has dropped from 21 in 1994 to only 6 in...

EMPIRICAL APPROACHES FOR IDENTIFYING MAVERICK FIRMS: AN APPLICATION TO MORTGAGE PROVIDERS IN AUSTRALIA

Robert Breunig and Flavio Menezes.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Industrial Organization; Banking. 9186 words.

This paper develops an empirical strategy to identify maverick-like behavior. This strategy includes measuring two behavioral dimensions: (i) the extent to which particular suppliers...

HIGH MORTGAGE RATES IN THE LOW COUNTRIES: WHAT HAPPENED IN THE SPRING OF 2009?

Mark A. Dijkstra, Fleur Randag and Maarten Pieter Schinkel.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Banking; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 6831 words.

Since the spring of 2009, Dutch mortgage rates have been structurally high, both in comparison to the rest of Europe and to funding costs. This article reviews the debate on possible...

The market for bigness: economic power and competition agencies’ duty to curtail it

Adi Ayal.

in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement

October 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Welfare Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Financial Regulation. 13430 words.

In its early days antitrust policy was motivated largely by public fears regarding economic power, the excess influence owners of large businesses might exert over political and commercial...

MARKET STRUCTURE AND INTENSITY OF PRICE COMPETITION IN EU BANKING

Giovanni Alberto Tabacco.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Banking; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 4224 words.

This article analyzes both determinants of market structure and the intensity of price competition in the European Union (EU) banking industry. For this purpose, the first part of the...

NOTES ON THE MARGIN: AN OVERVIEW OF NMA'S MORTGAGE MARKET STUDY

Bastiaan Overvest and Gülbahar Tezel.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Banking; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 5608 words.

This article presents the findings of a sector study conducted by the Netherlands Competition Authority on the Dutch mortgage market. Following the outbreak of the financial crisis, the...