The Economics of the Antitrust Process / Edition 1

The Economics of the Antitrust Process / Edition 1

by M.B. Coate
     
 

This book focuses on the antitrust process and how that process affects the efficiency of antitrust law enforcement. The contributors share a wide range of experiences in the antitrust process, including academia, the legal environment, and both private and public sectors. The book deals first with merger activities, followed by non-merger enforcement initiatives and… See more details below

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This book focuses on the antitrust process and how that process affects the efficiency of antitrust law enforcement. The contributors share a wide range of experiences in the antitrust process, including academia, the legal environment, and both private and public sectors. The book deals first with merger activities, followed by non-merger enforcement initiatives and concludes with an examination of the future role of antitrust.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792397311
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
05/31/1996
Series:
Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy Series, #22
Edition description:
1996
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
0.69(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Ch. 1Introduction: The Economics of the Antitrust Process1
Ch. 2Overenforcement in the Hart-Scott-Rodino Second Request Process15
Ch. 3The Merger Guidelines As Applied41
Ch. 4Simulation as an Alternative to Structural Merger Policy in Differentiated Products Industries65
Ch. 5The Efficiencies Defense in Merger Cases89
Ch. 6Buyers, Market Power, and Market Definition117
Ch. 7Merger Enforcement at the Reagan/Bush FTC135
Ch. 8Winners and Losers in the Settlement of Merger Litigation153
Ch. 9Efficiency Lost?: The Microsoft Consent Decree175
Ch. 10Predatory Pricing in the Retail Trade: The Wal-Mart Case195
Ch. 11Guilt by Association: An Analysis of Nonprice Horizontal Restraint Enforcement217
Ch. 12Antitrust, Economics, and "Reality"239
Index255

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