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Economic theory and the antitrust dilemma

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Published by R.E. Krieger Pub. Co. in Malabar, Fla .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Trusts, Industrial -- United States.,
    • Monopolies -- United States.,
    • Competition -- United States.,
    • Antitrust law -- Economic aspects -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeter Asch.
      LC ClassificationsHD2785 .A78 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 414 p. :
      Number of Pages414
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3177477M
      ISBN 10089874699X
      LC Control Number83019947

      An event study of state antitrust enforcement and passage of the Sherman Act,” in J.C. Heckelman, J.C. Moorhouse, and R.M. Whaples (eds.) Public Choice Interpretations of American Economic History. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 77–Cited by: This book provides what international trade law has hitherto lacked: a coherent analysis of 'product likeness' under Article III of the GATT. Christian A. Melischek develops an economic approach to the interpretation of 'like' products on the basis of a comparative analysis with antitrust theories on market definition. p Hill OHara book 10/31/ ] A COGNITIVE THEORY OF TRUST. relationships? How can a better understanding of trust help us devise tools to improve human social and economic interactions? Interpersonal trust has been approached thus far from two different normative perspectives. Scholars outside of the criminal law typicallyCited by:   The book's biggest strength may thus well be the fact that it constantly encourages the reader to challenge conventional thinking. Moreover, it rightly calls for a distinction between the use of economic insight to inform competition policy and improve the accuracy and effectiveness of its abstract rules on the one hand, and the use of in-depth.

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ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint. Originally Economic theory and the antitrust dilemma book New York: Wiley, Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. The Antitrust Paradox is a book by Robert Bork that criticized the state of United States antitrust law in the s.

A second edition, updated to reflect substantial changes in the law, was published in It is claimed that the work is the most cited book on antitrust.

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Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The prisoner's dilemma is a standard example of a game analyzed in game theory that shows why two completely rational individuals might not cooperate, even if it appears that it is in their best interests to do so.

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Mandler maintains that although earlier neoclassicism deserved criticism, current theory does not adequately address the problems. Flynn, J. J., ‘ Antitrust Jurisprudence: a Symposium on the Economic, Political and Social Goals of Antitrust Policy ’ () University of Pennsylvania Law Review Flynn, J.

J., ‘ The Reagan Administration's Antitrust Policy, “Original Intent” and the Legislative History of the Sherman Act ’ () 83 Antitrust Bulletin Cited by: This new edition of the leading textbook on government and business policy explains how the latest theoretical and empirical economic tools can be employed to analyze pressing regulatory and antitrust issues.

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Part of the Antitrust and Trade Regulation Commons, and the Public Law and Legal Theory Commons Recommended Citation John S. Wiley Jr., Reciprocal Altruism as a Felony: Antitrust and the Prisoner's Dilemma, 86 M by: 5.

The fourth edition has been substantially revised and updated throughout, with new material added and extended discussion of many topics. Part I, on antitrust, has been given a major revision to reflect advances in economic theory and recent antitrust cases, including the case against Microsoft and the Supreme Court's Kodak decision.

What are the 50 most important economic theories of the last century. That’s the question a publisher recently asked me to ponder for a book they are developing.

I’ve noodled on this over the past week and have some initial ideas. But I would be remiss if I didn’t solicit suggestions from my insightful readers. Economic theory usually differentiates across the four major types of market structure: monopoly, oligopoly, monopolistic competition, and perfect competition.

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Antitrust is, in some sense, the applied arm of oligopoly theory. Because real situations are so complex, the application of oligopoly theory to antitrust analysis is often challenging, and we have only scratched the surface of many of the more subtle issues of law and economics in this text.

Adams, W. J., “Market Structure and Corporate Power,” Columbia Law Review, Novemberpp. – Google ScholarAuthor: Robin Carey. Although the antitrust literature has not much considered this game theory analysis, game theorists and some economists have applied the prisoner's dilemma to an oligopoly context for at least 30 years (Luce and Raiffap.

97; Samuelson ).Cited by: 1. Posner more than Bork carefully explained the types of economic theory and evidence that should guide the application of antitrust law. Although Bork never called for the outright repeal of antitrust legislation, his book persuaded many that a drastic shrinkage of the scope of antitrust was needed.

No such radical spirit animated Posner’s book. Today's antitrust professionals may disagree on specific practices and rules, but most litigators, prosecutors, judges, and scholars agree that the primary goal of antitrust laws should be to promote economic welfare, and that economic theory should be used to determine how well business practices conform to that goal.5/5(1).

The Need for International Antitrust Laws is Reflected in Global Dilemmas Facing American Managers Marshall D. Nickles, Ed.D. and Jeffrey Schieberl, J.D. support corporate finance as well as the need for international antitrust laws. Keynesian macro economic theory has been widely accepted as policy for correcting recessions.

This outstanding collection of original essays brings together some of the leading experts in competition economics, policy and law. They examine what lies at the core of the ‘economic approach to competition law’ and deal with its normative and institutional limitations.

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The book first summarizes the transaction cost economics approach to the study of economic organization. It develops the underlying behavioral assumptions and the types of transactions; alternative approaches to the world of contracts are by: he discipline of game theory was pioneered in the early 20th century by mathematicians Ernst Zermelo () and John von Neumann ().

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Baker, Two Sherman Act Section 1 Dilemmas: Parallel Pricing, the Oligopoly Problem, and Contemporary Economic Theory, 38 Antitrust Bull.() ("Stigler profoundly changed the way economists understand coordination among oligopolists; and his analysis has also influenced antitrust law.").

to conform to Adam Smith's economic theory from Wealth of Nations. due to lobbying efforts by private citizens' groups. due to the anti-competitive practices of some large trusts. to restrict competition.

With continued antitrust scholarship of this book's caliber, U.S. antitrust policy will eventually be brought "kicking and screaming" into the rapidly evolving global political economy.

Reference 1. Report of the President's Commission on Industrial Competitiveness, Global Competition: The New Reality, Vol. Downloadable. This paper tests the insiders' dilemma hypothesis in a laboratory experiment.

The insiders' dilemma means that a profitable merger does not occur, because it is even more profitable for each firm to unilaterally stand as an outsider (Kamien and Zang, and ). The experimental data provides support for the insiders' dilemma, and thereby for endogenous.

How does the prisoner's dilemma compare to the outcome of a repeated game. n a repeated game, firms are more likely to charge a high price and receive high profits. UPS and FedEx both struggle to deliver the surge of packages they receive during the end-of-year holiday season.

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Peter Asch $ Industrial Organization and Antitrust Policy. Peter Asch $ We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in %. Prisoner's dilemma is a term used to describe certain types of non-zero-sum situations in game theory where rational self-interested individuals make choices that lead to suboptimal results.

Many games are zero sum in that a positive result for one side (+1) will result in a loss (−1) for the other (+1, −1 = 0). Trust, Distrust, and Antitrust. Using both economic theory and empirical evidence, the Article explains how judgment-sharing agreements may reduce settlement values, lead to the suppression of.

Do moral dilemmas truly exist. What counts as a moral dilemma. Can an adequate moral theory admit the possibility of genuine conflicts of moral obligations.

In this book, twelve prominent moral theorists examine these and other questions from a. Downloadable (with restrictions). This paper tests the insiders’ dilemma hypothesis in a laboratory experiment.

The insiders’ dilemma means that a profitable merger does not occur, because it is even more profitable for each firm to unilaterally stand as an outsider (Stigler, ; Kamien and Zang, and ).

The experimental data provides support for the insiders’ dilemma, and. Alongstanding question in the software debate is whether operating systems and components such as browsers and media players are really separate products bundled as one or simply an integrated product with multiple functions.

The debate often plays out in the classic game of supply and demand. Consumers often prefer a bundled product that provides more. By Eleanor M. Fox (New York University School of Law) 1.

Abstract: In this essay Professor Fox reflects on the sometimes delicate balance between private power and state posits a triangle of tensions among: 1) relying on the market with aggressive antitrust to tame and cabin business power, 2) relying on the market and opposing aggressive antitrust on the theory that.

Herbert J. Hovenkamp. IP and Antitrust: An Analysis of Antitrust Principles Applied to Intellectual Property Law, with Mark D. Janis and Mark A. Lemley. New York: Aspen Law & Business, -2 volumes, loose-leaf, pages; Supplement, The Identification and Proof of Horizontal Agreements Under the Antitrust Laws, 38 Antitrust Bull.

5, 24–5 (); Werden, G.J. Economic Eudence on the Existence of Collusion: Reconciling Antitrust Law with Oligopoly Theory, 71 ANTITRUST L.J. –8 (). Edmund Kitch joined the faculty in His scholarly and teaching interests include agency, corporations, securities, antitrust, industrial and intellectual property, economic regulation and legal and economic history.

In law school Kitch was comment editor for the University of Chicago Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif. After spending one year as an assistant.

Oligopoly is a market structure in which there are a few firms producing a product. When there are few firms in the market, they may collude to set a price or output level for the market in order to maximize industry profits. As a result, price will be higher than the market-clearing price, and output is likely to be lower.

At the extreme, the. The previous chapters on the theory of the firm identified three important lessons: First, that competition, by providing consumers with lower prices and a variety of innovative products, is a good thing; second, that large-scale production can dramatically lower average costs; and third, that markets in the real world are rarely perfectly competitive.INTRODUCTION.

Predatory pricing poses a dilemma that has perplexed and intrigued the antitrust community for many years.

On the one hand, history and economic theory teach that predatory pricing can be an instrument of abuse, but on the other side, price reductions are the hallmark of competition, and the tangible benefit that consumers perhaps most desire from the .Dilemma in antitrust enforcement: How use of economics can guide enforcement rules in multi-sided markets Article August with 41 Reads How we measure 'reads'.