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Competition Policy and Price Fixing

Louis Kaplow

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158624
eISBN:
9781400846078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158624.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Throughout the world, the rule against price fixing is competition law's most important and least controversial prohibition. Yet there is far less consensus than meets the eye on what constitutes ... More


Introduction

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/9780691158624.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter summarizes the book's main arguments. It sketches an overview of an analytical foundation for designing policy toward coordinated price elevation in oligopolistic industries, at the same ... More


U.S. Lower Court Practice

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/9780691158624.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines how the lower courts confront central legal questions that routinely arise in price-fixing and other horizontal-restraints cases in which the existence of an agreement is in ... More


Communications-Based Prohibition

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/9780691158624.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter begins by defining conventional prohibition in an operational fashion. As the earlier chapters have shown, this is a daunting task. Most views can be captured by supposing that the ... More


Shutdown: Death of an Industry

Larry Lankton

in Cradle to Grave: Life, Work, and Death at the Lake Superior Copper Mines

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083576
eISBN:
9780199854158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083576.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Price Fixing Committee of the War Industries Board started setting the price of copper to be paid by the American government and manufacturers. The price of copper declined, and the Lake mines ... More


Conclusion: The Social Market Economy in Retrospect

A. J. Nicholls

in Freedom with Responsibility: The Social Market Economy in Germany 1918-1963

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208525
eISBN:
9780191678059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208525.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter provides a conclusion regarding various aspects and theories of social market economy implemented in West Germany after the Great Depression. Income generated by the market was not ... More


Teetering on a Knife’s Edge

Yanek Mieczkowski

in Gerald Ford and the Challenges of the 1970s

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123493
eISBN:
9780813134956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123493.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the details of former U.S. President Gerald Ford's proposals for reducing inflation developed in coordination with the EPB and his newly created Council on Wage and Price ... More


Some wider problems with choice

Michael Clarke

in Challenging choices: Ideology, consumerism and policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423986
eISBN:
9781447301622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423986.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines a number of examples that demonstrate the manipulation of choice in markets. It notes that the preservation of choice in markets is secured by making them open to newcomers, so ... More


Price Fixing and the Political Community, 1778–1779

Kenneth Owen

in Political Community in Revolutionary Pennsylvania, 1774-1800

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827979
eISBN:
9780191866661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827979.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Political History

In 1779, Pennsylvanians undertook a bold experiment in economic regulation—forming price-fixing committees to reverse wartime inflation. This chapter analyzes the committees’ structure and the ... More


“Almost the Greatest Invention”

Elting E. Morison

in Men, Machines, and Modern Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262529310
eISBN:
9780262336581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529310.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes the development of the Bessemer steel process. In spring 1862, a rail of Bessemer steel was laid down between two abutting iron rails in the Camden yard of the London and ... More


From Competition to Collaboration: The Warshipbuilders’ Committee and the National Shipbuilders’ Security Scheme, 1926–1931

Christopher W. Miller

in Planning and Profits: British Naval Armaments Manufacture and the Military Industrial Complex, 1918-1941

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940667
eISBN:
9781786944412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940667.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the responses to lack of orders that the warshipbuilders and other naval arms manufacturers undertook after 1926 and the collapse of the Coventry Ordnance Works. These ranged ... More


Successes and Challenges in the Fight against Cartels

Joseph E Harrington

in Competition Policy for the New Era: Insights from the BRICS Countries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198810674
eISBN:
9780191847882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810674.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Competition Law, Comparative Law

During the last twenty-five years, we have witnessed a sea of change in the crusade against cartels. There are many reasons to believe that the environment is far less hospitable to firms forming and ... More


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