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Title Antitrust law and economics [electronic resource] / edited by JohnB. Kirkwood
Imprint Bingley, U.K. : Emerald, 2004
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (viii, 504 p.)
Series Research in law and economics, 0193-5895 ; v. 21
Research in law and economics ; v. 21
Note Preface / Richard O. Zerbe -- Consumers, economics, and antitrust / John B. Kirkwood -- The morton and international salt cases : discountson sales of table salt / John L. Peterman -- Injunctive relief in Sherman act monopolization cases / Robert W. Crandall, Kenneth G. Elzinga -- United shoemachinery revisited / Roger D. Blair, Jill Boylston Herndon -- An economic justification for a price standard in merger policy :the merger of superior propane and ICG propane / Richard O. Zerbe, Sunny Knott -- Vertical mergers and market foreclosure / William S. Comanor, Patrick Rey -- The competitive-neighbors approach to analyzing differentiated product mergers / Paul A. Johnson, James Levinsohn, Richard S. Higgins -- Settling the controversy over patent settlements : payments by the patent holder should be per se illegal / Cristofer Leffler, Keith Leffler -- Titan agonistes : the wealth effects of the standard oil(N.J.) case / Michael Reksulak, William F. Shughart, Robert D. Tollison, Atin Basuchoudhary -- Successful monopolization through predation : the National Cash Register Company/ Kenneth Brevoort, Howard P. Marvel
This volume contains ten papers, by many prominent authors, examining antitrust issues of current interest. The first paper summarizes the other papers and presents original research on the meaning of consumer welfare and the sources of buyer power. The next five articles evaluateolder antitrust cases to determine whether the decisions reached, the relief ordered, or both, enhanced consumerwelfare. The seventh paper describes a new measure of efficiency that gives greater weight to consumer harm and applies it to a recent merger. The next paper explains a new way in which vertical foreclosure can enhance the market power of anupstream supplier. The ninth article refines an innovativetechnique for identifying substitutes among a set of differentiated products. The tenth paper confronts a contentious policy issue - the treatment of patent settlements in which the patent holder pays the challenger to exit the market - and concludes that they should be per se illegal
Emerald
Subject Law -- Business & Financial. bisacsh
Competition law -- Antitrust law. bicssc
Antitrust law -- Economic aspects -- United States
Alt Author Kirkwood, John B
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