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Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? or Measuring and Evaluating the Effectiveness of Competition Enforcement

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  • Mats Bergman

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal De Economist.

    Volume (Year): 156 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 4 (December)
    Pages: 387-409

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:decono:v:156:y:2008:i:4:p:387-409

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    Keywords: antitrust; cartels; merger policy; competition policy; ex-post evaluation; law enforcement; K21; L44; H11;

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    1. Budzinski, Oliver, 2012. "Empirische Ex-Post Evaluation von wettbewerbspolitischen Entscheidungen: Methodische Anmerkungen," Ilmenau Economics Discussion Papers 69, Ilmenau University of Technology, Institute of Economics.
    2. Budzinski, Oliver, 2012. "Impact evaluation of merger control decisions," Ilmenau Economics Discussion Papers 75, Ilmenau University of Technology, Institute of Economics.
    3. Oliver Budzinski, 2011. "Impact Evaluation of Merger Decisions," Working Papers 112/11, University of Southern Denmark, Department of Environmental and Business Economics.

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