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United States Competition Policy Institutions: Structural Constraints and Opportunities

G. BRUCE DOERN and STEPHEN WILKS

in Comparative Competition Policy: National Institutions in a Global Market

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280620
eISBN:
9780191684371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280620.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the institutions of competition policy in the United States. Competition policy in the USA is especially interesting, given that it has gone from being largely a ... More


On the Foundations of Antitrust Law and Economics

Daniel L. Rubinfeld

in How the Chicago School Overshot the Mark: The Effect of Conservative Economic Analysis on U.S. Antitrust

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195372823
eISBN:
9780199871773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372823.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This paper suggests that while the influence of industrial organization economics has grown substantially over time, it would be overly simplistic to characterize that influence as having been driven ... More


Introduction: Setting the Stage

Robert Pitofsky

in How the Chicago School Overshot the Mark: The Effect of Conservative Economic Analysis on U.S. Antitrust

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195372823
eISBN:
9780199871773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372823.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter presents four papers from some of the most eminent people in the antitrust field. It analyzes “barriers to entry” from a practical rather than theoretical point of view, and concludes ... More


The Chicago School’s Foundation Is Flawed: Antitrust Protects Consumers, Not Efficiency

John B. Kirkwood and Robert H. Lande

in How the Chicago School Overshot the Mark: The Effect of Conservative Economic Analysis on U.S. Antitrust

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195372823
eISBN:
9780199871773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372823.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This paper demonstrates that the Chicago School is wrong, as to both congressional intent and to recent case law. It begins by demonstrating that the wealth transfer concern is the primary reason for ... More


Competition Policy in IP-Intensive Markets

Christina Bohannan and Herbert Hovenkamp

in Creation without Restraint: Promoting Liberty and Rivalry in Innovation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199738830
eISBN:
9780199932702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738830.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Competition Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter explores the nature and goals of competition policy, including some important differences between price competition and innovation competition. Specifically, it discusses antitrust's ... More


Restraints on Innovation

Christina Bohannan and Herbert Hovenkamp

in Creation without Restraint: Promoting Liberty and Rivalry in Innovation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199738830
eISBN:
9780199932702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738830.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Competition Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter turns to one place where antitrust policy and IP policy should be aligned—namely, where a practice serves to restrain rather than promote innovation. Unfortunately antitrust's strict ... More


Antitrust in Moligopoly Markets

Nicolas Petit

in Big Tech and the Digital Economy: The Moligopoly Scenario

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198837701
eISBN:
9780191874291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837701.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Competition Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter draws the implications of the theory of moligopoly competition for antitrust law and policy. In digital industries, economic forces discounted in received theory produce socially ... More


American Influences on EEC Competition Law: Two Paths, How Much Dependence?

Brigitte Leucht and Mel Marquis

in The Historical Foundations of EU Competition Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665358
eISBN:
9780191748578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665358.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Competition Law, EU Law

This chapter examines the influence of the US in the development of European competition law in the 1960s and 1970s. It argues that European actors did in fact draw upon US antitrust ideas and that ... More


Antitrust Merger Policy Lessons from the Australian Experience

Philip L. Williams and Graeme Woodbridge

in Governance, Regulation, and Privatization in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386799
eISBN:
9780226386966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386966.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter addresses the following question: If a nation is contemplating antitrust merger policy, does the experience of Australia offer any guidance as to how value might be maximized? In drawing ... More


Antitrust and the Close Look: Transaction Cost Economics in Competition Policy

Herbert Hovenkamp

in The Global Limits of Competition Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774901
eISBN:
9780804782678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774901.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter emphasizes the diversity of economic theory by addressing the role of transaction cost economics (TCE) within antitrust. It identifies one extreme the “structural” school, which saw ... More


Regulation and Competition Policy in the Banking Sector

Elena Carletti and Xavier Vives

in Competition Policy in the EU: Fifty Years on from the Treaty of Rome

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566358
eISBN:
9780191722790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566358.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

The banking sector has long been exempted from the application of competition policy because of the potential trade-off between competition and stability. This chapter reviews the academic literature ... More


How Culture May Change Assumptions in Antitrust Policy

Thomas K. Cheng

in The Global Limits of Competition Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774901
eISBN:
9780804782678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774901.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter asks whether economic concepts that underpin competition law doctrines are culture-specific. Most microeconomic and industrial organization theories have been developed in Western ... More


Better Laws for Africa: Pro-Development, Pro-Inclusion, Pro-Outsider

Eleanor M. Fox and Mor Bakhoum

in Making Markets Work for Africa: Markets, Development, and Competition Law in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190930998
eISBN:
9780190931025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930998.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter explores the core and limits of competition law and policy in terms of the values of inclusive development and poverty alleviation in sub-Saharan Africa. A pro-outsider, pro-inclusive ... More


Retail Securities Regulation in the Aftermath of the Bubble

Nancy L. Rose

in Economic Regulation and Its Reform: What Have We Learned?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226138022
eISBN:
9780226138169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226138169.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter discusses regulation of the retail securities and investments industry, written for and from the perspective of an industrial organization economist. It describes the economic size and ... More


Big Tech and the Digital Economy: The Moligopoly Scenario

Nicolas Petit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198837701
eISBN:
9780191874291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837701.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Competition Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

To date, world antitrust and regulatory agencies have invariably described large technology companies—such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Apple, and Facebook—as dominant, bottleneck or gatekeeping ... More


The Elements of Marketcraft

Steven K. Vogel

in Marketcraft: How Governments Make Markets Work

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190699857
eISBN:
9780190699888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699857.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

How do you craft a market? This chapter reviews some of the key institutions necessary to make markets function and flourish. A modern market economy requires much more than the rule of law and the ... More


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