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Legal traditions and competition policy

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The book discusses competition from different theoretical perspectives and examines the implications these viewpoints have for policy. The contributors assess competitiveness in domestic markets and the impact of foreign competition. They also review the experiences of a range of countries in developing competition policy and examine both the strengths and weaknesses of these policies.
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  • Lee, Cassey, 2005. "Legal traditions and competition policy," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 45(2-3), pages 236-257, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:quaeco:v:45:y:2005:i:2-3:p:236-257
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    1. Kronthaler, Franz, 2007. "Effectiveness of Competition Law: A Panel Data Analysis," IWH Discussion Papers 7/2007, Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH).
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    3. Tay-Cheng Ma, 2012. "Legal tradition and antitrust effectiveness," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 43(3), pages 1263-1297, December.

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