The Analysis of Tying Cases: A Primer

Jean Tirole, Apr 01, 2005 This primer analyzes factors that make ties more likely either to hurt or to benefit consumers. It first identifies factors...

Tied and True Exclusion: Comment on Jean Tirole’s “The Analysis of...

Barry Nalebuff, Apr 01, 2005 The takeaway point of Tirole’s excellent primer is that tying, while potentially exclusionary, does not deserve special treatment. This commentary...

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David Evans, Apr 01, 2005 Dear Colleagues, We invite you to join a dialogue about competition policy. The conversation that we will have through these...

The Great Reformer: Mario Monti’s Legacy in Article 81 and Cartel...

Margaret Bloom, Apr 01, 2005 Commissioner Mario Monti’s achievements in relation to Article 81 of the EC Treaty include three are major reforms: (1) the...

How Economics Can Improve Antitrust Doctrine towards Tie-In Sales: Comment on...

Dennis Carlton, Michael Waldman, Apr 01, 2005 Tirole has written an excellent primer focused on what is known about tying and what he believes is...

Economies as an Antitrust Defense: The Welfare Tradeoffs

Apr 01, 2005 In this article, Oliver Williamson sets out the case for taking efficiency gains into account when analyzing allegedly anticompetitive conduct, especially in...

The Limits of Antitrust

Frank Easterbrook, Apr 01, 2005 In this article, Frank Easterbrook sets out the basic components of what has become known as the error-cost framework in...

Predatory Price Cutting: Notes and Comments

Sep 01, 2005 In this article, Professor Yamey reviews the post-war contributions to the literature and analysis of predatory price cutting. While the point has...

Predatory Pricing and Related Practices under Section 2 of the Sherman...

Sep 01, 2005 A firm may reduce its prices in an attempt to destroy its rivals or to deter new entry. Although the Sherman Act...

Vertical Restraints and Antitrust Policy: A Reaction to Cooper, Froeb, O’Brien,...

Ralph Winter, Sep 01, 2005 Cooper, Froeb, OBrien, and Vita argue that (1) economic theory, especially post-Chicago theory, provides little in the way of unambiguous...

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