Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Editor: D. Daniel Sokol
University of Florida
Levin College of Law

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Behavioral Economics and Merger Analysis

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

Alison Oldale (U.K. Competition Commission) explains Behavioral Economics and Merger Analysis.

ABSTRACT: The papers in this volume by Eliana Garcés, and Matthew Bennett, John Fingleton, Amelia Fletcher, Liz Hurley & David Ruck provide a very clear overview of behavioral economics and its application to competition policy generally. In this note I will comment on some implications of what they have to say for merger analysis.

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