We’ve Uncovered Patterns of Gold Price Manipulation: Rosa Abrantes-Metz

Posted by Smallcap Power We’ve Uncovered Patterns of Gold Price Manipulation: Rosa Abrantes-Metz Global Economics Group Managing Director Dr. Rosa Abrantes-Metz spoke with SmallCapPower at Mines and Money New York, where she talked about how she has developed screens for detecting silver and gold price manipulation, among other suspected market rigging, taking what she learned […]

The Effects of Piracy on Competition: Evidence from Subscription TV

Posted by Social Science Research Network The Effects of Piracy on Competition: Evidence from Subscription TV By Christian Rojas (University of Massachusetts) & Arturo Briceño Abstract:     Competition studies that focus on antitrust issues (e.g. market definition, market power) are typically conducted in markets where all firms are assumed to operate legally (competitors are tax-abiding […]

Entrepreneurial Choice: Restoring a Relevant Antitrust Policy

Posted by Social Science Research Network Entrepreneurial Choice: Restoring a Relevant Antitrust Policy By Warren S. Grimes (Southwestern Law School) Abstract:     Current antitrust orthodoxy focuses on short term price/output factors. This increasingly criticized model does not adequately protect competition in industries in which individuals and small firms thrive. Small entrepreneurs may be efficient for […]

Price Discrimination as a Violation of the Sherman Act

Posted by Social Science Research Network Price Discrimination as a Violation of the Sherman Act By Ramsi Woodcock (Georgia State University) Abstract:     The advance of the information age promises to make it possible for producers to charge consumers tailored prices that extract maximum value from them, a practice known as perfect price discrimination. I […]

Penalizing on the Basis of the Severity of the Offence: A Sophisticated Revenue-Based Cartel Penalty

Posted by Social Science Research Network Penalizing on the Basis of the Severity of the Offence: A Sophisticated Revenue-Based Cartel Penalty By Yannis Katsoulacos (Athens University), Evgenia Motchenkova (TILEC) & David Ulph (University of St. Andrews) Abstract:    In Katsoulacos, Motchenkova and Ulph (2015) we examined the welfare properties of a number of monetary penalty […]

Portfolio Diversification, Market Power, and the Theory of the Firm

Posted by Social Science Research Network Portfolio Diversification, Market Power, and the Theory of the Firm By José Azar (University of Navarra) Abstract:     This paper develops a model of firm behavior in the context of oligopoly and portfolio diversification by shareholders. Competition for shareholder votes among potential managers seeking corporate office leads to internalization […]

Anti-Competitive Effects of Common Ownership

Posted by Social Science Research Network Anti-Competitive Effects of Common Ownership By José Azar (University of Navarra), Martin C. Schmalz (University of Michigan) & Isabel Tecu (Charles River Associates) Abstract:     Many natural competitors are jointly held by a small set of large institutional investors. In the US airline industry, taking common ownership into account […]

Competition and Entry: Do Entrants Deserve Special Protection in India and Other Emerging Economies?

Posted by Social Science Research Network Competition and Entry: Do Entrants Deserve Special Protection in India and Other Emerging Economies? By D. Daniel Sokol (University of Florida) & Jan Peter van der Veer (RBB Economics) Abstract:     We discuss the question whether competition policy should provide entrants with special protection in the Indian competition […]

Testimony on International Antitrust Enforcement

Posted by Social Science Research Network Testimony on International Antitrust Enforcement By Koren W. Wong-Ervin (George Mason University) Abstract:     Prepared Statement of Koren W. Wong-Ervin, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, Before the United States House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law, “International Antitrust Enforcement,” […]

Intellectual Property and Competition Law

Posted by Social Science Research Network Intellectual Property and Competition Law By C. Scott Hemphill (New York University) Abstract:      This chapter, prepared for the Oxford Handbook of Intellectual Property Law, surveys the intersection of competition law — or antitrust law, as it is known in the United States — with intellectual property (IP). […]

1 2 3 135