xii, 349 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
9781848448841 hardback 1848448848 hardback 9780857930330 ebook 0857930338 ebook
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Part I. The goals of competition law. 1. Consumer welfare and competition policy / Gregory J. Werden - 2. Consumer welfare, total welfare and economic freedom-on the normative foundations of competition policy / Viktor J. Vanberg - 3. Consumer welfare, economic freedom and the moral quality of competition law-comments on Gregory Werden and Victor Vanberg Part II. Merits and challenges of modern industrial economics. 4. Current issues in antitrust analysis / Daniel L. Rubinfeld - 5. Using economics for identifying anticompetitive unilateral practices / Michele Polo - 6. Moderin industrial economics: open problems and possible limits / Oliver Budzinski - 7. Modern industrial economics revisited-comments on Daniel Rubinfeld, Michele Polo & Oliver Budzinski / Laurence Idot Part III. Competition policy and evolutionary and innovation economics. 8. Industrial dynamics and evolution-the role of innovation, competences and learning / Uwe Cantner - 9. Competition, innovation and maintaining diversity through competition law / Wolfgang Kerber - 10. The impact of innovation-comments on Uwe Cantner and Wolfgang Kerber / Andreas Heinemann Part IV. Competition policy and behavioural and experimental economics. 11. Bounded rationality and competition policy / Justus Haucap - 12. Using experimental economics to understand competition / Bart J. Wilson - 13. Competition as a socially desirable dilemma-theory v. experimental evidence / Christoph Engel - 14. Introducing more features of real life into the economists' world of theoretical models-comments on Justus Haucap, Bart Wilson and Christoph Engel / Andreas Fuchs Part V. The political economy of competition policy. 15. Normative and institutional limitations to a more economic approach / Dirk Schroeder - 16. Competition agencies, independence, and the political process / William E. Kovacic - 17. On the (a)political character of the economic approach to competition law / Josef Drexl.
K3850 .C665 2011
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