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Monday, September 13, 2010

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

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

Herb Hovenkamp (Iowa - Law) has a new paper on Antitrust and the Close Look: Transaction Cost Economics in Competition Policy.

ABSTRACT: This paper briefly examines the contributions of Transaction Cost Economics (TCE) to antitrust analysis, focusing on vertical integration and its contractual substitutes, mainly, minimum and maximum resale price maintenance, vertical nonprice restraints, tying, bundled discounts and exclusive dealing and related exclusionary contracts.

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