Leniency Programs and Cartel Prosecution
AbstractWe study the enforcement of competition policy against collusion under Leniency Programs, which gave reduced fines to firms revealing information ot the Antitrust Authority. Such programs give firms an incentive to break collusion, but may also have a pro-collusive effect, since they decrease the expected cost of misbehaviour.
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Date of creation: 1999
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COMPETITION ; MARKET STRUCTURE ; ANTITRUST LEGISLATION;
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- Massimo Motta & Michele Polo, . "Leniency Programs and Cartel Prosecution," Working Papers 150, IGIER (Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research), Bocconi University.
- Motta, Massimo & Polo, Michele, 2000. "Leniency Programs and Cartel Prosecution," CEPR Discussion Papers 2349, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
- L44 - Industrial Organization - - Antitrust Issues and Policies - - - Antitrust Policy and Public Enterprise, Nonprofit Institutions, and Professional Organizations
- D40 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure and Pricing - - - General
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