Over the past two decades, private equity “has become a vastly more sizable and influential part of the economic landscape” (Lerner et al. 2012).
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Anti-cartel enforcement is the least controversial of competition-policy themes. Price fixing, market sharing and other agreements to restrict competition have obvious negative effects on welfare.
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Cartels are a clear and ever-present violation of market economics (see Verboven and van Dijk 2007). Catching cartels is a key function of governments around the world. But to catch them, it helps to understand them. To understand how cartels work, it is of first-order importance to analyse which issues cartels aim to solve and how.
Trade, Competition, and the Pricing of Commodities
Simon J Evenett, Frédéric Jenny, 15 February 2012
Edited by Simon J. Evenett and Frédéric Jenny
15 February 2012
Global environmental problems need regional solutions
Richard S J Tol, Dritan Osmani, 23 June 2010
In 1994, Scott Barrett predicted that international environmental agreements were either broad but shallow, or deep but narrow (Barrett 1994). That is, international agreements had either many signatories who promised to do very little for the environment; or a few signatories who promised to do a lot.
Ari Hyytinen, Frode Steen, Otto Toivanen, 5 May 2010
Competition policy matters. The US government, as well as the EU and its member states, spend large amounts on shaping and executing competition policy – known as antitrust in the US. The private sector spends correspondingly large amounts in shaping the outcome and participating in the law battles.
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