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ACCESS AND INFORMATION REMEDIES IN HIGH-TECH ANTITRUST

Spencer Weber Waller.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 8165 words.

As antitrust becomes more complex, so do its remedies. While access and disclosure remedies have been a part of antitrust law since the very earliest days of the Sherman Act, they have...

THE ANTITRUST IMPLICATIONS OF “PAPERLESS TICKETING” ON SECONDARY MARKETS

Daniel A. Rascher and Andrew D. Schwarz.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Services; Market Structure and Pricing. 20775 words.

“Paperless Ticketing” refers to a transaction where the purchaser uses her credit card to get into an event instead of having a ticket, pdf, or mobile phone scanable file. As implemented by...

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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COLLUSION IN PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE IN CHILE: COMMENT

Raimundo Soto.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2014; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure and Pricing. 2493 words.

In an article published in 2011 by the Journal of Competition Law & Economics entitled “Collusion on Private Health Insurance Coverage in Chile,” Claudio Agostini, Eduardo Saavedra, and...

COLLUSION ON PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE IN CHILE

Claudio A. Agostini, Eduardo Saavedra and Manuel Willington.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure and Pricing. 13218 words.

In September 2005, the Chilean Competition Authority filed a lawsuit against five private health insurance providers for violation of antitrust laws. They were accused of colluding to...

Comparing open and Sealed Bid Auctions: Evidence from Timber Auctions*

Susan Athey, Jonathan Levin and Enrique Seira.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

February 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 16055 words.

We study entry and bidding patterns in sealed bid and open auctions. Using data from the U.S. Forest Service timber auctions, we document a set of systematic effects: sealed bid auctions...

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COMPETITION LAW AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: THE DUTCH AGREEMENT ON COAL-FIRED POWER PLANTS

Erik Kloosterhuis and Machiel Mulder.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Market Structure and Pricing; Publicly Provided Goods; Antitrust Issues and Policies. 11165 words.

Agreements between firms to jointly reduce production capacity generally violate competition law, unless specific conditions are met. These conditions imply that the agreements need to...

COMPETITION WITHIN FIRMS

Lisa Bruttel and Simeon Schudy.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Design of Experiments; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Market Structure and Pricing. 6768 words.

We investigate the role of incentives set by a parent firm for competition among its subsidiaries. In a Cournot experiment, four subsidiaries of the same parent operate in the same market....

Competitive harm in global supply chains: assessing current responses and identifying potential future responses

David J Gerber.

in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement

April 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Microeconomics; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; International Factor Movements and International Business; International Relations and International Political Economy; Economics; Public Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Law and Economics; Business and Management; Economic History; Economic Development. 9996 words.

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Global supply (or ‘value’) chains add much to the value of global markets, offering benefits to both producers and consumers. Yet, global supply...

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...

Demand growth and strategically useful idle capacity

Jack Robles.

in Oxford Economic Papers

December 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Production and Organizations; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 6973 words.

This paper presents a model of an incumbent firm and a potential entrant. If entry occurs, then firms engage in Cournot quantity competition. As in previous studies, pre-entry capacity is...

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THE DETERRENT AND ENUNCIATING EFFECTS OF CONSENT DECREES

Giovanna Massarotto.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Services; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 2959 words.

More than 90 percent of U.S. civil antitrust cases settle by consent decrees. This phenomenon raises two questions. First, do consent decrees sacrifice antitrust deterrence, given that no...

AN ECONOMIC APPROACH TOWARDS FINE VALUE OPTIMIZATION FOR ANTIMONOPOLY VIOLATIONS

Sergey Petrov and Aleksandr Shmakov.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Energy and Utilities; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Law and Economics. 5140 words.

The article proposes an approach to the identification of optimal fine value for the Antitrust Law violation based on the analysis of incentives of economic entities to violate the law....

THE ECONOMICS OF FTC v. LUNDBECK: WHY DRUG MERGERS MAY NOT RAISE PRICES

Gregory J. Werden.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 3000 words.

In Federal Trade Commission v. Lundbeck, the courts rejected a challenge to a consummated acquisition that had placed under common control the only two drugs for treating a serious heart...

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...

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...

THE GOOGLE BOOK SEARCH SETTLEMENT: A NEW ORPHAN-WORKS MONOPOLY?

Randal C. Picker.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Technological Change; Research and Development; Market Structure and Pricing. 12020 words.

This paper considers the proposed settlement agreement between Google and the Authors Guild relating to Google Book Search (GBS). I focus on three issues that raise antitrust and...

THE HYPOTHETICAL MONOPOLIST IN A WORLD OF MULTI-PRODUCT FIRMS: SHOULD OUTSIDE COMPANIONS BE INCLUDED IN HIS BASKET?

Adriaan ten Kate and Gunnar Niels.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Market Structure and Pricing. 6263 words.

The hypothetical monopolist of the U.S. Horizontal Merger Guidelines not only is supposed to be the sole producer of the products inside the candidate market, but also is not supposed to...

INCENTIVE EFFECTS FROM DIFFERENT APPROACHES TO HOLDUP MITIGATION SURROUNDING PATENT REMEDIES AND STANDARD-SETTING ORGANIZATIONS

F. Scott Kieff and Anne Layne-Farrar.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Property Law; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); General Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Law and Economics. 16313 words.

Debates about patent policy often focus on the potential for the threat of a court-imposed remedy for patent infringement to cause manufacturing entities and others to suffer patent holdup,...

INNOVATION AND OPTIMAL PUNISHMENT, WITH ANTITRUST APPLICATIONS

Keith N. Hylton and Haizhen Lin.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2014; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Criminal Law; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure and Pricing. 9137 words.

This article modifies the optimal punishment analysis by incorporating investment incentives with external benefits. In the models examined, the recommendation that the optimal penalty...