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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Israel: Old School Trustbusting Meet New School Conglomerate Busting

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

There is an interesting story today about the Israeli government's moves to break up the conglomerates that control large parts of the Israeli economy.

Given that in a number of countries conglomerates control large parts of the economiy (see the importantant cross country work by Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer on Corporate Ownership Around the World) maybe this could be the start of a much larger trend.

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