Competition Law Enforcement in the BRICS and in Developing Countries: Legal and Economic Aspects

Competition Law Enforcement in the BRICS and in Developing Countries: Legal and Economic Aspects

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This contributed volume focuses on competition policy enforcement in BRICS and developing counties. It examines the role and application of economic analysis and evidence in law enforcement procedures, as well as their influence on competition authorities’ policy-making. The contributors also address topics such as recent developments in competition law and practice, institutional design, indicators of performance in enforcement, the incorporation of public interest concerns in Competition Authority objectives, procedural fairness, procurement procedures and compulsory licensing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319309477
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 06/03/2016
Series: International Law and Economics
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 361
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Yannis S. Katsoulacos is a Professor at the Athens University of Economics and Business (, Dept. of Economic Science (1994 - ) and Chairman of the Department (2011 - ). Has been University Vice-rector (2007 – 2011) and Post-graduate Studies Director in Applied Economics and Finance (2000 - ). Holds a PhD and an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics.

Frédéric Jenny is a Professor of economics at ESSEC Business School in Paris and Chairman of the OECP Competition Committee.

Table of Contents

Introduction.-1 The Institutional Design of Competition Authorities: Debates and Trends.- 2 New Indicators of Competition Law and Policy in 2013 for OECD and Non-OECD Countries.- 3 Cartel Damages to the Economy: An Assessment for Developing Countries.- 4 Public Enforcement of Antitrust Law in China: Perspective of Procedural Fairness.- 5 Antitrust and Compulsory Licensing in BRICS and Developing Countries.- 6 Procurement Procedures and Bid-Rigging in Brazil.- 7 The Nature and use of Economic Evidence in Competition Enforcement.- 8 Economic Analysis in Antitrust: the Case of Brazil.- 9 Economic Evidence in Competition Law Enforcement in India.- 10 Models of Monopoly in the Quarter-Century Development of Russian Competition Policy: Understanding Competition Analysis in the Abuse of Dominance Investigations.- 11 Economic Analysis in Competition Law Enforcement in Russia: Empirical Evidence Based on Data of Judicial Reviews.- 12 The Incorporation of the Public Interest in the Assessment of Prohibited Conduct: A Juggling Act?.- 13 Estimating the Benefits of Anti-Cartel Interventions: The Case of the South African Cement Cartel.- 14 A History of Collusion: The Persistence of Cartels in South Africa.- 15 Application of Hypothetical Monopoly Test (SSNIP) to the Brazilian Market of Ready-Made Meals and the Role of the Department of Economic Studies.

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