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How to Define Illegal Price Manipulation


  • Albert S. Kyle
  • S. Viswanathan


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  • Albert S. Kyle & S. Viswanathan, 2008. "How to Define Illegal Price Manipulation," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 98(2), pages 274-279, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:98:y:2008:i:2:p:274-79 Note: DOI: 10.1257/aer.98.2.274

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    JEL classification:

    • D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
    • K22 - Law and Economics - - Regulation and Business Law - - - Business and Securities Law
    • L11 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms


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