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ANTITRUST ENFORCEMENT IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT: THE CASE OF RUSSIA

Maria Ostrovnaya and Elena Podkolzina.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 8338 words.

Why do people violate the law? The Hobbesian outlook would be that people violate the law in the absence of appropriate punishment. John Stuart Mill would have attributed the violation to...

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...

CARTELS IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

Alberto Heimler.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 5465 words.

Public procurement markets differ from all others because quantities do not adjust with prices but are fixed by the bidding authority. As a result, there is a high incentive for organizing...

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...

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.

Abstract

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

Digging itself out of the hole? A critical assessment of the European Commission’s attempt to revitalize State aid enforcement after the crisis

Albert Sanchez-Graells.

in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement

April 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Public Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Law and Economics. 16639 words.

This article aims to assess the likelihood that State aid enforcement can be revitalized in the post-crisis period as a result of the 2012–2014 State aid modernization process (SAM). The...

Erosion or innovation?

Annetje T. Ottow.

in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement

April 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Economic Sociology; Public Economics. 7895 words.

Looking at competition agencies world wide, we can see the emergence of a new trend, with more and more agencies merging with others and creating new combinations. Competition agencies are...

EXPORTING KNOWLEDGE THROUGH TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND CAPACITY BUILDING

D. Daniel Sokol and Kyle W. Stiegert.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2010; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Public Economics. 8298 words.

With a significant increase in the number of countries with antitrust laws, technical assistance (TA) to improve the capacity of antitrust agencies has become a key priority for...

Infrastructure and Public Utilities Privatization in Developing Countries

Emmanuelle Auriol and Pierre M. Picard.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Economic Development. 8961 words.

Should governments in developing countries promote private ownership and deregulated prices in noncompetitive sectors? Or should they run publicly owned firms and regulate prices at the...

The limitations of European Union control of state aid

Alberto Heimler and Frédéric Jenny.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Law and Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 10554 words.

The European Union (EU) is one of the few jurisdictions in the world that has introduced specific legal provisions for controlling state aid. The treaty provisions are structured in such a...

THE MARKET ECONOMY INVESTOR PRINCIPLE: LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE CIUDAD DE LA LUZ CASE

Adina Claici, Georges Siotis, Obhi Chatterjee and Oliver Stehmann.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Corporate Governance; Publicly Provided Goods; Antitrust Issues and Policies. 12928 words.

This article analyses the principles applied by the European Commission in the state aid case Ciudad de la Luz. We first review how Market Economy Investor Principle (MEIP) has been applied...

Prioritization in practice: insights from the Competition Commission South Africa

Mark Burke.

in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement

August 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Public Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies. 8896 words.

Abstract

This article reports on a research study undertaken to explore the organizational practices and processes that make possible and enable prioritization...

REGULATING JOINT BIDDING IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

Gian L. Albano, Giancarlo Spagnolo and Matteo Zanza.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2009; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Market Structure and Pricing. 9825 words.

Joint bidding is the practice of two or more independent suppliers submitting a single bid, a widespread practice in private and public procurement. This practice may generate efficiencies...