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Committed Procurement in Privately Negotiated Markets: Evidence from Laboratory Markets

Darlington M. Sabasi, Christopher T. Bastian, Dale J. Menkhaus and Owen R. Phillips.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

October 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies. 8641 words.

Previous research suggests an increase in committed procurement can result in lower cash market prices for livestock. There is a paucity of research that ascertains prices received by...

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DESIGNING AUCTIONS TO PROTECT COMPETITION AND TO PROMOTE EFFICIENCY AND REVENUE

Jia Yi Jayme Leong and Hi Lin Tan.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies. 11016 words.

The use of auctions has become increasingly widespread, from the allocation of resources like electricity and spectrum, to the selling of personal items on online websites like eBay....

EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE OF CONSUMER RESPONSE IN REGULATED MARKETS

Catherine Waddams Price and Minyan Zhu.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Regulation and Industrial Policy. 13243 words.

The U.K. Competition and Markets Authority has opened two major investigations into the retail energy and banking sectors, and identifies weak consumer response as a potential theory of...

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THE FTC, IP, AND SSOS: GOVERNMENT HOLD-UP REPLACING PRIVATE COORDINATION

Richard A. Epstein, F. Scott Kieff and Daniel F. Spulber.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; General Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Property Law; Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Manufacturing; Welfare Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Economic History; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Capitalist Systems; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 21147 words.

In its recent report entitled, “The Evolving IP Marketplace,” the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposes a far-reaching regulatory approach (Proposal) that is likely to interfere with the...

LOYAL OR LOCKED-IN—AND WHY SHOULD WE CARE?

Tom Björkroth.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2014; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Microeconomics. 6948 words.

Consumer switching costs confer market power on firms. This is verified by the strands of theoretical and empirical research in economics. However, switching costs arise from a number of...

STICKY REBATES: LOYALTY REBATES IMPEDE RATIONAL SWITCHING OF CONSUMERS

Alexander Morell, Andreas Glöckner and Emanuel V. Towfigh.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Microeconomics. 12510 words.

Competition policy often relies on the assumption of a rational consumer, although other models may better account for people's decision-making behavior. In three experiments, we...