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Merger Policy and Efficiency Gains

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  • Marcos Ávalos Bracho

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    (Full-time professor-researcher, Centro de Alta Dirección en Economía y Negocios (CADEN), Facultad de Economía y Negocios, Universidad Anáhuac-México Norte, Mexico City. Mexico.)

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This paper provides a discussion on mergers and the role played by efficiency gains. By introducing a capacity-constrained Cournot model, we show that one way to extract useful information from merging firms is to design a scheme (requiring that the firms divest some of their assets) that leads to self-selection of the more socially worthwhile mergers.

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Article provided by in its journal Economia Mexicana NUEVA EPOCA.

Volume (Year): XIX (2010)
Issue (Month): 2 (July-December)
Pages: 343-376

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Handle: RePEc:emc:ecomex:v:19:y:2010:i:2:p:343-376

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Keywords: efficiency gains; merger policy; structural remedies.;

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