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The Deterrent Effect of UK Competition Enforcement

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  • Fiammetta Gordon

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  • David Squires

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  • Fiammetta Gordon & David Squires, 2008. "The Deterrent Effect of UK Competition Enforcement," De Economist, Springer, vol. 156(4), pages 411-432, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:decono:v:156:y:2008:i:4:p:411-432
    DOI: 10.1007/s10645-008-9102-5
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    1. Gunnar Niels & Reinder Dijk, 2008. "Competition Policy: What are the Costs and Benefits of Measuring its Costs and Benefits?," De Economist, Springer, vol. 156(4), pages 349-364, December.

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    Keywords

    competition enforcement; consumer savings; deterrent effect; merger control; K21; L4;

    JEL classification:

    • K21 - Law and Economics - - Regulation and Business Law - - - Antitrust Law
    • L4 - Industrial Organization - - Antitrust Issues and Policies

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