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Liability Assessment

Louis Kaplow

in Competition Policy and Price Fixing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158624
eISBN:
9781400846078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158624.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter emphasizes that the internal sources of information discussed in the previous chapter are complementary to each other and to market-based techniques. In deciding whether to assign ... More


Defining the Problem

Louis Kaplow

in Competition Policy and Price Fixing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158624
eISBN:
9781400846078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158624.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter presents scenarios that illustrate the difficulty of defining agreement in a coherent fashion that successfully distinguishes pure interdependence (firms refrain from price cutting ... More


Communications

Louis Kaplow

in Competition Policy and Price Fixing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158624
eISBN:
9781400846078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158624.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines interfirm communications that many, sometimes implicitly, take to be central in defining the law's concept of agreement. The core problem with making the existence of ... More


Framework for Decision-Making

Louis Kaplow

in Competition Policy and Price Fixing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158624
eISBN:
9781400846078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158624.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter presents a framework for assessing competition rules. An economic approach to limiting coordinated oligopolistic price elevation seeks to determine liability and apply sanctions based ... More


Detection of Prohibited Communications

Louis Kaplow

in Competition Policy and Price Fixing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158624
eISBN:
9781400846078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158624.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter considers the communications-based prohibition, which requires demonstration of particular behavior that not only is hard to identify but also is not well correlated with high deterrence ... More


Further Topics

Louis Kaplow

in Competition Policy and Price Fixing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158624
eISBN:
9781400846078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158624.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter considers a number of additional subjects. It first considers the determination of sanctions under a communications-based prohibition, focusing on differences that arise when employing a ... More


Death’s Taken a Mighty Toll for Coal, Coal, Coal

Price V. Fishback

in Soft Coal, Hard Choices: The Economic Welfare of Bituminous Coal Miners, 1890-1930

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067255
eISBN:
9780199855025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067255.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Coal mining was one of the more dangerous occupations in the early 1900s. Workers were mobile enough that they reduced their labor supply to states where the mines were more dangerous. The United ... More


The Concept of Connectedness

Hal S. Scott

in Connectedness and Contagion: Protecting the Financial System from Panics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034371
eISBN:
9780262332156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034371.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the first of the three components of systemic risk: connectedness. Asset connectedness is the concern that the failure of one financial institution will provoke a chain ... More


Revisiting American Exceptionalism: Democracy and the Regulation of Corporate Governance: The Case of Nineteenth-Century Pennsylvania in Comparative Context

Naomi R. Lamoreaux

in Enterprising America: Businesses, Banks, and Credit Markets in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226261621
eISBN:
9780226261768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261768.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The legal rules governing businesses’ organizational choices have varied across nations along two main dimensions: the number of different forms that businesses can adopt; and the extent to which ... More


Very Sad for Us

Hugh Thomas

in Eduardo Barreiros and the Recovery of Spain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121094
eISBN:
9780300142464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121094.003.0029
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes the financial crisis faced by Barreiros Diesel. In the summer of 1966, Eduardo and Carranza went to London in order to call on the famous and powerful investment bankers S. G. ... More


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