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The Theory of Collusion and Competition Policy (The MIT Press)



A review of the theoretical research on unlawful collusion, focusing on the impact and optimal design of competition law and enforcement.

Collusion occurs when firms in a market coordinate their behavior for the purpose of producing a supracompetitive outcome. The literature on the theory of collusion is deep and broad but most of that work does not take account of the possible illegality of collusion. Recently, there has been a growing body of research that explicitly focuses on collusion…

The Theory Of Collusion And Competition Policy

Pub Date : 2017-11-09 | Author : Joseph E. Harrington | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9780262036931
ISBN 13 : 0262036932

Introduction -- Game-theoretic modelling issues -- Impact of competition policy on collusion -- Optimal competition policy -- Some areas for future research..

Competition Policy

Pub Date : 2004-01-12 | Author : Massimo Motta | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781107393851
ISBN 13 : 110739385X

This is the first book to provide a systematic treatment of the economics of antitrust (or competition policy) in a global context. It draws on the literature of industrial organis..

Handbook Of Law And Economics

Pub Date : 2007-11-07 | Author : A. Mitchell Polinsky | Publisher : Elsevier

ISBN 10 : 9780080554235
ISBN 13 : 0080554237

Law can be viewed as a body of rules and legal sanctions that channel behavior in socially desirable directions — for example, by encouraging individuals to take proper precautio..

The Effects Of Competition

Pub Date : 2002-01-18 | Author : George Symeonidis | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 026226465X
ISBN 13 : 9780262264655

A theoretical and empirical study of the effects of competition across a broad range of industries. Policies to promote competition are high on the political agenda worldwide. But ..

Economics Of Regulation And Antitrust

Pub Date : 2005-08-19 | Author : W. Kip Viscusi | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9780262220750
ISBN 13 : 026222075X

This new edition of the leading text on business and government focuses on the insights economic reasoning can provide in analyzing regulatory and antitrust issues. Departing from ..

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