Refusals to Deal, Essentials Facilities, and Price Squeezes

Refusals to Deal, Essentials Facilities, and Price Squeezes by Barak Orbach, University of Arizona and Raphael Avraham, University of Arizona ABSTRACT: Antitrust refusal to deal,...

Competition between Managed Care Organizations and Indemnity Plans in Health Insurance...

Competition between Managed Care Organizations and Indemnity Plans in Health Insurance Markets by Edmond Baranes (Montpilier) and David Bardey (Universidad de los Andes) ABSTRACT: This paper...

Call for papers: “The evolution of antitrust public enforcement”

The Italian annual journal "Concorrenza e mercato" (Giuffre Publ.), whose 2012 issue has just been published, invites submission of full papers for publication in...

What Is Regulation?

What Is Regulation? by Barak Orbach (Arizona) ABSTRACT: People hold strong views about regulation, but do they know what “regulation” means? National Federation of Independent Business...

Competition Advocacy in Mexico: Lessons From the Past Decade

Competition Advocacy in Mexico: Lessons From the Past Decade by Angel Lopez Hoher (Mexican Federal Competition Commission) ABSTRACT: Competition advocacy is sometimes treated like enforcement's poor...

UK: Clarification of the Litigation Privilege that can be Claimed by...

UK: Clarification of the Litigation Privilege that can be Claimed by Parties During an Investigation by Dan Burton (Freshfields) ABSTRACT: Litigation privilege allows firms to withhold...

Germany: The Bundeskartellamt’s New Merger Guidelines

Germany: The Bundeskartellamt's New Merger Guidelines by Andreas Bardong, Bundeskartellamt ABSTRACT: Economic concepts play a far greater role, in the updated guidance document on substantive merger...

Price Effects and Switching Costs of Airlines Frequent Flyer Program

Claudio A. Agostini, Universidad Adolfo Ibanez Diego Inostroza, Manuel Willington, Universidad Alberto Hurtado discuss Price Effects and Switching Costs of Airlines Frequent Flyer Program. ABSTRACT: Frequent flier...

Competition Within Intellectual Property Regimes – The Instance of Patent Rights

Rudolph J.R. Peritz, New York Law School has authored Competition Within Intellectual Property Regimes - The Instance of Patent Rights. ABSTRACT: This chapter describes an emergent jurisprudence...

Upward Pricing Pressure in Two-Sided Markets

    Upward Pricing Pressure in Two-Sided Markets by Pauline Affeldt (ECA Economics), Lapo Filistrucchi (Tilberg), and Tobias J. Klein (Tilburg) ABSTRACT: Pricing pressure indices have recently...

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