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The mediator - not what you think (for economic policy lessons)

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  • Shastitko, Andrei


    (NRU HSE)

  • Golovanova, Svetlana


    (Russian presidental academy of national economy and public administration (RANEPA))

In this paper, the authors attempt to illustrate the risk of incorrect use of terminology in the classification of a commercial practice in the light of the application of economic policy instruments. The focus of the study - the term "intermediary", associated with a fairly narrow functionality respective companies and even the negative socio-economic effects. The paper analyzes the range of issues that are in the organization's area of ??responsibility - a system integrator of complex capital-intensive project. The study shows how the qualification of a commercial practice is not based on the economic analysis of economic activity, but relies on the terminology associated with negative socio-economic effects, is fraught with the risk of erroneous legal conclusions.

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Article provided by Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration in its journal Economic Policy.

Volume (Year): 1 (2016)
Issue (Month): (February)
Pages: 43-60

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Handle: RePEc:rnp:ecopol:ep1603
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  1. N. Pavlova & A. Shastitko., 2014. "Effects of Hostile Tradition in Antitrust: Active Repentance versus Cooperation Agreements?," VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, N.P. Redaktsiya zhurnala "Voprosy Economiki", vol. 3.
  2. Andrey Shastitko & Svetlana Golovanova, 2013. "Competition Issues Regarding Procurement for Large Companies and Suppliers The Gazprom Case," Antitrust Chronicle, Competition Policy International, vol. 11.
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