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Assessing the Effects of Antitrust Enforcement in the United States

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  • Gregory Werden

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal De Economist.

    Volume (Year): 156 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 4 (December)
    Pages: 433-451

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:decono:v:156:y:2008:i:4:p:433-451

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    Keywords: antitrust enforcement; cartels; mergers; L40; K21;

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    1. In Lee, 1999. "Non-cooperative Tacit Collusion, Complementary Bidding and Incumbency Premium," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer, vol. 15(2), pages 115-134, September.
    2. Mats Bergman, 2008. "Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? or Measuring and Evaluating the Effectiveness of Competition Enforcement," De Economist, Springer, vol. 156(4), pages 387-409, December.
    3. Jarig Sinderen & Ron Kemp, 2008. "The Economic Effect Of Competition Law Enforcement: The Case Of The Netherlands," De Economist, Springer, vol. 156(4), pages 365-385, December.
    4. Gunnar Niels & Reinder Dijk, 2008. "Competition Policy: What are the Costs and Benefits of Measuring its Costs and Benefits?," De Economist, Springer, vol. 156(4), pages 349-364, December.

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