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The Guideline: Assessing Efficiencies Gains in Merger Rulings

Jun 10, 2014 The Guideline: Assessing Efficiencies Gains in Merger Rulings - Marc Ivaldi & Aleksandra Khimich (Toulouse School of Economics) It has long been recognized...

Market Definition and Merger Analysis for Multi-Sided Platforms

David Evans, Richard Schmalensee, Nov 13, 2012 This paper provides a brief progress report on market definition and the analysis of mergers for multi-sided platforms....

Use and Misuse of Empirical Methods in the Economics of Antitrust,...

Dennis Carlton, Mar 14, 2011 The application of economics to issues involving competition policy has always required a mixture of economic theory and empirical analysis....

Price Theory and Merger Guidelines, II

Sonia Jaffe, Glen Weyl, Mar 14, 2011 The innovations of the new U.K. and U.S. merger guidelines released last year have excited many economists. On...

Will the 2010 Merger Guidelines Survive the DOJ’s Complaint in U.S....

Geoffrey Manne, Joshua Wright, Oct 31, 2011 AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile presents an opportunity for judicial scrutiny of the newest iteration of the Department...

New Tools for Competitive Effects: Do We Really Know What Works...

Mar 15, 2011 Competition agencies around the world are charged with the task of identifying and challenging mergers and acquisitions that are likely to substantially...

Upward Price Pressure, Merger Simulation, and Merger Simulation Light

Michael Noel, Mar 14, 2011 Every year, the Federal Trade Commission("FTC")and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice ("DOJ") are notified of thousands of...

Price Theory and Merger Guidelines

Sonia Jaffe, Glen Weyl, Mar 14, 2011 The innovations of the new U.K. and U.S. merger guidelines released last year have excited many economists. On...

Use and Misuse of Empirical Methods in the Economics of Antitrust

Dennis Carlton, Mar 14, 2011 The application of economics to issues involving competition policy has always required a mixture of economic theory and empirical analysis....

Upward Pricing Pressure and Critical Loss Analysis: Response

Joseph Farrell, Carl Shapiro, Jan 07, 2011 As members of the Department of JusticeĀ  and Federal Trace Commission working group that is reviewing the Horizontal...

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