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Comparing Merger Policies in the European Union and the United States

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  • Mats Bergman

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  • Malcolm Coate

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  • Maria Jakobsson

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  • Shawn Ulrick

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Review of Industrial Organization.

    Volume (Year): 36 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 4 (June)
    Pages: 305-331

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:revind:v:36:y:2010:i:4:p:305-331

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    Keywords: Antitrust; Comparative regulatory policy; Merger policy; Oaxaca decomposition; L44; K21;

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    Cited by:
    1. Ulrick, Shawn W., 2012. "The Oaxaca decomposition generalized to a continuous group variable," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 115(1), pages 35-37.
    2. Szücs, Florian, 2012. "Investigating transatlantic merger policy convergence," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 30(6), pages 654-662.
    3. Qing Yang & Michael Pickford, 2014. "The Merger Clearance Decision Process in New Zealand: Application of a New Two-Stage Probit Model," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer, vol. 44(3), pages 299-325, May.

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