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Monday, July 14, 2008

Recent Developments In Monopoly And Competition Policy

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George Norman (Cummings Professor of Entrepreneurship and Business Economics, Tufts University) has a new edited volume out titled Recent Developments In Monopoly And Competition Policy.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Acknowledgements

Introduction George Norman

PART I SETTING THE SCENE: THE CASE FOR ANTITRUST POLICY
1. Jonathan B. Baker (2003), ‘The Case for Antitrust Enforcement’
2. John Vickers (2005), ‘Abuse of Market Power’

PART II THEORY OF PRICE FIXING   
3. Barbara McCutcheon (1997), ‘Do Meetings in Smoke-Filled Rooms Facilitate Collusion?’
4. David Genesove and Wallace P. Mullen (2001), ‘Rules, Communication, and Collusion: Narrative Evidence from the Sugar Institute Case’
5. Susan Athey and Kyle Bagwell (2001), ‘Optimal Collusion with Private Information’
6. Joseph E. Harrington, Jr. (2005), ‘Optimal Cartel Pricing in the Presence of an Antitrust Authority’

PART III THE IMPACT OF PRICE FIXING    
7. Robert H. Porter and J. Douglas Zona (1999), ‘Ohio School Milk Markets: An Analysis of Bidding’
8. John E. Kwoka, Jr. (1997), ‘The Price Effects of Bidding Conspiracies: Evidence from Real Estate Auction “Knockouts”’
9. John M. Connor (2001), ‘“Our Customers Are Our Enemies”: The Lysine Cartel of 1992–1995’
10. Lawrence J. White (2001), ‘Lysine and Price Fixing: How Long? How Severe?’

PART IV CARTELS   
11. George Symeonidis (2002), ‘Cartel Stability with Multiproduct Firms’
12. Margaret C. Levenstein and Valerie Y. Suslow (2006), ‘What Determines Cartel Success?’
13. Massimo Motta and Michele Polo (2003), ‘Leniency Programs and Cartel Prosecution’

PART V HORIZONTAL MERGERS   
14. Joseph Farrell and Carl Shapiro (1990), ‘Horizontal Mergers: An Equilibrium Analysis’
15. David Spector (2003), ‘Horizontal Mergers, Entry, and Efficiency Defences’
16. Orley Ashenfelter, David Ashmore, Jonathan B. Baker, Suzanne Gleason and Daniel S. Hosken (2006), ‘Empirical Methods in Merger Analysis: Econometric Analysis of Pricing in FTC v. Staples’
17. Dario Focarelli and Fabio Panetta (2003), ‘Are Mergers Beneficial to Consumers? Evidence from the Market for Bank Deposits’

PART VI VERTICAL MERGERS AND FORECLOSURE 
18. Janusz A. Ordover, Garth Saloner and Steven C. Salop (1990), ‘Equilibrium Vertical Foreclosure’
19. Yongmin Chen (2001), ‘On Vertical Mergers and Their Competitive Effects’
20. Margaret E. Slade (1998), ‘Beer and the Tie: Did Divestiture of Brewer-Owned Public Houses Lead to Higher Beer Prices?’

PART VII VERTICAL RESTAINTS   
21. B. Douglas Bernheim and Michael D. Whinston (1998), ‘Exclusive Dealing’
22. Michael D. Whinston (2001), ‘Exclusivity and Tying in U.S. v. Microsoft: What We Know, and Don’t Know’
23. Tim R. Sass (2005), ‘The Competitive Effects of Exclusive Dealing: Evidence from the U.S. Beer Industry’

PART VIII OTHER ABUSIVE PRACTICES   
24. Kenneth G. Elzinga and David E. Mills (2001), ‘Predatory Pricing and Strategic Theory’
25. Barry Nalebuff (2004), ‘Bundling as an Entry Barrier’
26. Dennis W. Carlton and Michael Waldman (2002), ‘The Strategic Use of Tying to Preserve and Create Market Power in Evolving Industries’
27. Leemore S. Dafny (2005), ‘Games Hospitals Play: Entry Deterrence in Hospital Procedure Markets’

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