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Estimating Merging Costs by Merger Preconditions

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  • Jingang Zhao

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Volume (Year): 66 (2009)
Issue (Month): 4 (April)
Pages: 373-399

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Handle: RePEc:kap:theord:v:66:y:2009:i:4:p:373-399

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Keywords: core; estimation of transaction costs; merger precondition; oligopoly; C62; C71; L14; L41;

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  1. Stoyanova, Rayna & Gründl, Helmut, 2013. "Solvency II: A driver for mergers and acquisitions?," ICIR Working Paper Series 13/13, International Center for Insurance Regulation (ICIR), Goethe University Frankfurt.
  2. Yang, Dong & Liu, Miaojia & Shi, Xiaoning, 2011. "Verifying liner Shipping Alliance’s stability by applying core theory," Research in Transportation Economics, Elsevier, vol. 32(1), pages 15-24.

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