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Antitrust Law in Perspective: Cases, Concepts and Problems in Competition Policy

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Edition: 2nd ed., 2008
Author(s): Gavil, Kovacic, Baker


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This Antitrust Law in Perspective: Cases, Concepts and Problems in Competition Policy casebook emphasizes the central role of concepts such as market power, efficiency, entry, and the boundaries of modern "competition policy." It includes accessible narrative material, as well as charts, tables and figures to enable in-class teaching. The book presents the economics students need to know to practice antitrust today simply and clearly, and integrates economic thinking throughout. Almost every chapter concludes with problems and exercises that develop lawyering skills, as well as deepen the understanding of antitrust principles.

Table of Contents includes:
Defining Competition Policy for a Global Economy;
Concerted Action Among Competitors ("Horizontal" Agreements);
Distinguishing Cioncerted From Unilateral Action;
Distribution Relationships Having Collusive Effects (Vertical Intrabrand Agreements);
Mergers Among Competitors ("Horizontal" Mergers);
Dominant Firm Behavior Having Exclusionary Effects;
Concerted Conduct Having Exclusionary Effects;
Integrating Core Concepts with More Structured Antitrust Analysis;
Implementing Competition Policy Rules: The Structure of Antitrust Enforcement;
Innovation, Intellectual Property and the "New Economy".


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Format Hardcover
Author Gavil, Kovacic, Baker
ISBN 9780314162618
Edition 2nd ed., 2008
Publisher West