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Assessing the Effects of Antitrust Enforcement in the United States

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  • Gregory Werden, 2008. "Assessing the Effects of Antitrust Enforcement in the United States," De Economist, Springer, vol. 156(4), pages 433-451, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:decono:v:156:y:2008:i:4:p:433-451
    DOI: 10.1007/s10645-008-9103-4
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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.
    2. Jarig Sinderen & Ron Kemp, 2008. "The Economic Effect Of Competition Law Enforcement: The Case Of The Netherlands," De Economist, Springer, vol. 156(4), pages 365-385, December.
    3. Mats Bergman, 2008. "Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? or Measuring and Evaluating the Effectiveness of Competition Enforcement," De Economist, Springer, vol. 156(4), pages 387-409, December.
    4. repec:kap:decono:v:166:y:2018:i:1:d:10.1007_s10645-017-9307-6 is not listed on IDEAS
    5. Yannis Katsoulacos & Evgenia (E.) Motchenkova & David Ulph, 2017. "Penalising on the basis of the severity of the offence: A sophisticated revenue-based cartel penalty," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 17-120/VII, Tinbergen Institute.

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    Keywords

    antitrust enforcement; cartels; mergers; L40; K21;

    JEL classification:

    • L40 - Industrial Organization - - Antitrust Issues and Policies - - - General
    • K21 - Law and Economics - - Regulation and Business Law - - - Antitrust Law

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