In recent years there has been a marked increase in interest in the empirical evaluation of competition policy generally and merger policy more specifically.
Competition authorities sometimes require that firms divest some of their assets to rivals in order to allow a merger to take place.
This paper studies the role of structural remedies in merger control in a Cournot setting where (endogenous) mergers are motivated by prospective efficiency gains and must be submitted to an Antitrust
This paper analyzes the gain in pricing power that a firm achieves by merging with a potential competitor in its market.
In our paper, the target of a proposed merger, by setting a reserve price, is able to screen prospective acquirers according to their (expected) ability to generate merger-specific synergies.
In this study, using market-level data on quantities, prices' and automobile characteristics from 1995 to 2001, we conduct a market analysis of the Chinese automobile industry under imperfect competit
This paper revisits third-degree price discrimination when input buyers serve multiple product markets.
Software security is a major concern for vendors, consumers and regulators. When vulnerabilities are discovered after the software has been sold to consumers, the firms face a dilemma.
Legal actions by direct and indirect purchasers to recover damages from price-fixing, common in the United States for years, are now appearing in a number of other countries.
Dampening of interbrand as well intrabrand competition is often advanced to justify per se illegality of RPM.