Monopoly and competition policy : an Edward Elgar research review

This review draws on a collection of seminal writings dealing with the development of competition policy in Europe, the United States and Japan. It begins by discussing the writings of leading philosophers and scholars on the rationale and desirability of competition in market economies. These inter...

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Main Author: Scherer, F. M.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham, UK Edward Elgar Pub. 2016, c. 2016
Series:International library of critical writings in economics
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBook Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This review draws on a collection of seminal writings dealing with the development of competition policy in Europe, the United States and Japan. It begins by discussing the writings of leading philosophers and scholars on the rationale and desirability of competition in market economies. These interpretations range in time of origin from ancient Greece through to Adam Smith and James Madison to very recent contributions in the competition policy debate. Having established relevant philosophical foundations, the review offers analyses by leading British, American, German and Japanese scholars on the interpretation and administration of laws concerning price-fixing and other restrictive agreements, market dominance and monopolization, predatory practices and mergers
Physical Description:1,248 p.
ISBN:9781785360794