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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Recent Advances in the Analysis of Competition Policy and Regulation

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Joseph E. Harrington Jr., Professor of Economics, Johns Hopkins University, and Yannis Katsoulacos, Professor of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business have edited a book on Recent Advances in the Analysis of Competition Policy and Regulation.

BOOK ABSTRACT: This state-of-the-art volume highlights important recent research contributions covering all the significant themes surrounding competition policy and regulation, including financial regulation and multisided markets.

Bringing scholars and policymakers to the frontiers of research and addressing the critical issues of the day, the book presents original important new theoretical and empirical results. Contents:

Introduction

Joseph E. Harrington Jr and Yannis Katsoulacos

PART I: COMPETITION POLICY AND RELATED ISSUES

1. Switching Costs and Network Effects in Competition Policy

Jacques Cremer and Gary Biglaiser

2. Corporate Leniency with Private Information: An Exploratory Example

Joseph E. Harrington Jr

3. The Economics of Pending Patents

Johannes Koenen and Martin Peitz

4. Testing for the Presence of a Maverick in the French Audit Industry

Marc Ivaldi, Sebastien Mitraille and Catherine Muller

5. Optimal Decisions in Two-stage Bundling

Xeni Dassiou and Dionysius Glycopantis

6. Competition Policy and Firm’s Damages

Panagiotis N. Fotis

7. Social-Welfare-Enhancing Collusion and Trade

George Deltas, Alberto Salvo and Helder Vasconcelos

PART II: ONLINE SEARCH, ADVERTISING AND TWO-SIDED MARKETS

8. A Note on Vertical Search Engines’ Foreclosure

Emanuele Tarantino

9. Issues in Online Advertising and Competition Policy: A Two-sided Market Perspective

Emilio Calvano and Bruno Jullien

10. Assessing Unilateral Merger Effects in the Dutch Daily Newspaper Market

Lapo Filistrucchi, Tobias J. Klein and Thomas O. Michielsen

11. Leadership in Multi-sided Markets and Dominance in Online Advertising

Federico Etro

PART III: REGULATION

12. Bargaining and Collusion in a Regulatory Model Raffaele Fiocco and Mario Gilli

13. Investment and the Strategic Role of Capital Structure in Regulated Industries: Theory and Evidence

Carlo Cambini, Laura Rondi and Yossi Spiegel

14. Rethinking Regulatory Capture

Per J. Agrell and Axel Gautier

15. Can Structural Models be Useful to Understand the Electricity Wholesale Markets? An Application to Spain

Vitor Marques, Adelino Fortunato and Isabel Soares

PART IV: FINANCIAL REGULATION

16. Rebuilding International Financial Regulation and Basel III

Kern Alexander

17. The Shock of the Old: The First Financial Crisis of the Twenty-first Century

Geoffrey Wood

18. Fixing Finance: Are We There Yet?

Thomas F. Huertas

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