Monopsony in Law and Economics

Author: Roger D. Blair,Jeffrey L. Harrison

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139490974

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

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Most readers are familiar with the concept of a monopoly. A monopolist is the only seller of a good or service for which there are not good substitutes. Economists and policy makers are concerned about monopolies because they lead to higher prices and lower output. The topic of this book is monopsony, the economic condition in which there is one buyer of a good or service. It is a common misunderstanding that if monopolists raise prices, then monopsonists must lower them. It is true that a monopsonist may force sellers to sell to them at lower prices, but this does not mean consumers are better off as a result. This book explains why monopsonists can be harmful and the way law has developed to respond to these harms.

International and Comparative Competition Law

Author: Maher M. Dabbah

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139492713

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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This thorough appraisal of competition law and policy from an international and comparative perspective covers the role of different international organisations active in the area, the significance of multinational enterprises and, in particular, the differences between US and EU systems. Taking examples from regions such as Africa, the Middle East and Asia, Maher M. Dabbah looks at the law and policy in developing countries and at a regional level, the internationalisation of competition law and the doctrines of extraterritoriality, bilateral cooperation and multilateral cooperation as well as the relationship between competition and trade policy. The book should prove useful to anyone who is interested in gaining an insight into the international dimension of competition law and policy. It is written in a language and style which make such a complex topic both possible to understand and enjoyable.

Competition Policy and Resource Utilization

An Agenda for Resource-Dependent Developing Countries

Author: David Oluwadare Adetoro

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 1443892084

Category: Political Science

Page: 295

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This book examines the extent to which competition law and policy could be employed to promote the efficient allocation of resources in resource-dependent developing economies. Its background inquiry into competition policy and the analysis of economic problems of resource-dependent developing economies inspired by global competition trends in the United States and Europe provide an indispensable framework for understanding competition policy and current attitudes to regulation in a liberalised developing economy. The book provides a systematic exposition of some of the problems associated with resource-dependent economies and the implications for competition and what kinds of conduct in which firms can and cannot engage. In addition to building on basic competition and antitrust concepts, it offers insights into some prevailing problems, which include the issue of ‘resource curse’, rent-seeking, corruption, and abusive business practices, among others. Their examination here is aligned with scrutiny of the characteristics of developing countries in contrast to developed countries; Nigeria is taken as a proxy for resource-dependent developing countries. The book also determines whether competition law and policy could be used as a tool for addressing competition problems that may exist in resource-dependent developing countries. This book provides meaningful material for both undergraduate and graduate business school programs. In addition, it will be of great interest to lawyers, historians, economists, sociologists, and policy makers in both government and business who wish to understand competition issues in a clear and rigorous way in developing economies.

Law and Economics

Positive, Normative and Behavioral Perspectives

Author: Jeffrey L. Harrison

Publisher: Thomson West

ISBN: 9780314180162

Category: Law

Page: 748

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This textbook presents a broad examination of law and economics, including the questions of economic justice raised by the application of economics to law. It explores both conventional analysis and examines how that analysis may be affected by behavioral findings. A primary focus is on how economic analysis holds up in markets that are often defined by rights, perceived duties, and obligations. Chapters include the tools of analysis, behavioral economics, the Coase Theorem, contract law, tort law, criminal law, government regulation, antitrust, and intellectual property.

Kartellrecht

Kommentar

Author: Astrid Ablasser-Neuhuber

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783406576492

Category: Antitrust law

Page: 3031

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AdWords für Dummies

Author: Howard Jacobson,Howie Jacobson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9783527704446

Category: Google

Page: 394

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Das Internet bietet ungeahnte Werbemöglichkeiten für Unternehmen. Aber man muss sie auch zu nutzen wissen. Google AdWords ist ein cleveres Onlinemarketing-Tool, mit dem Sie Ihre Website für noch mehr Kunden attraktiv machen können. Der Onlinemarketing-Spezialist Howard Jacobson zeigt Ihnen von der Anmeldung über die Ausarbeitung einer Marketingstrategie bis hin zur ihrer Perfektionierung, wie Sie Google AdWords professionell nutzen und gewinnbringend einsetzen. Sie erfahren, wie Sie die richtigen Suchbegriffe auswählen, um Kunden anzulocken, wie Sie Ihren Markt erforschen, eine Direktmarketing-Strategie entwickeln und den Erfolg Ihrer Anzeigen analysieren und optimieren. Starten Sie durch mit 25 Euro Startguthaben - So wird Ihr Internetauftritt ein Erfolg!

Mergers and Acquisitions

Understanding the Antitrust Issues

Author: Robert S. Schlossberg,American Bar Association. Section of Antitrust Law

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781590313732

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 869

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Since the publication of the first edition of Mergers and Acquisitions, the federal agencies and state attorneys general have continued an active merger agenda and have refined merger analyses through settlements, liquidated cases, and speeches. This second edition has been completely updated to capture the most important developments in this area. A comprehensive review of U.S. substantive merger law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Second Edition gives you indispensable guidance you can put into practice today. No other book gathers all of the resources, case law, and agency rulings you need in a single place. It is a fundamental reference to: the relevant case law; antitrust guidelines; policies and speeches, and; consent decrees on the subject. This valuable source guides you through the substantive analysis applied to transactions, including market definition and measurement; possible coordinated and unilateral effects arising from a transaction; potential mitigating factors, efficiencies, and defenses; joint ventures and vertical and conglomerate mergers; international transactions; and judicial relief and remedies. serve you again and again as you counsel your clients, help them understand the issues involved, and work more effectively to achieve your goals in the evaluation process and beyond.

Competition, Innovation, and Antitrust

A Theory of Market Leaders and Its Policy Implications

Author: Federico Etro

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540496017

Category: Science

Page: 283

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This book reviews recent progress in the theory of oligopoly and market leadership and provides new results on the theory of Stackelberg competition and Nash competition with strategic investment under endogenous entry. These theories are applied to models of competition in quantities, prices and to patent races. The results are used to propose a new approach to competition policy and issues of the abuse of dominance.

Microsoft, Antitrust and the New Economy: Selected Essays

Author: David S. Evans

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0792376676

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 486

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These essays, written by critics of the government's efforts to regulate Microsoft, constitute an effort to put the case in the context of the ongoing debate over the role of government in managing markets - especially in technology driven new economy industries.

Das Zeitalter des Überwachungskapitalismus

Author: Shoshana Zuboff

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593439638

Category: Political Science

Page: 727

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Gegen den Big-Other-Kapitalismus ist Big Brother harmlos. Die Menschheit steht am Scheideweg, sagt die Harvard-Ökonomin Shoshana Zuboff. Bekommt die Politik die wachsende Macht der High-Tech-Giganten in den Griff? Oder überlassen wir uns der verborgenen Logik des Überwachungskapitalismus? Wie reagieren wir auf die neuen Methoden der Verhaltensauswertung und -manipulation, die unsere Autonomie bedrohen? Akzeptieren wir die neuen Formen sozialer Ungleichheit? Ist Widerstand ohnehin zwecklos? Zuboff bewertet die soziale, politische, ökonomische und technologische Bedeutung der großen Veränderung, die wir erleben. Sie zeichnet ein unmissverständliches Bild der neuen Märkte, auf denen Menschen nur noch Quelle eines kostenlosen Rohstoffs sind - Lieferanten von Verhaltensdaten. Noch haben wir es in der Hand, wie das nächste Kapitel des Kapitalismus aussehen wird. Meistern wir das Digitale oder sind wir seine Sklaven? Es ist unsere Entscheidung! Zuboffs Buch liefert eine neue Erzählung des Kapitalismus. An ihrer Deutung kommen kritische Geister nicht vorbei.

Antitrust and Associations Handbook

Author: N.A

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781604423921

Category: Law

Page: 266

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Significant segments of American business and professions are represented by trade and professional associations. Associations are setting product standards, certifying the expertise of professionals, and actively opposing or promoting new legislative and regulatory initiatives. But association activities raise potential antitrust risks and their exposure to antitrust challenge has increased proportionately. This Handbook helps association counsel and executives help to understand the antitrust issues associated with association activities and minimize their risk.

Antitrust and the Bounds of Power

The Dilemma of Liberal Democracy in the History of the Market

Author: Giuliano Amato

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1847313345

Category: Law

Page: 154

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Since it first came into existence, antitrust law has become progressively more technical both in its form and in its manner of enforcement. Yet technicalities and doctrines give covert and not neutral solutions to a crucial dilemma which is of fundamental importance: how much private power is needed to preserve economic freedom from the intrusion of public power, and how much public power is needed to prevent private power becoming a threat to the freedom of others? In this lucidly written and challenging book, Giuliano Amato draws on his wide experience to examine the character of this dilemma and the way in which it has been addressed by legislatures and courts in the US and in Europe. His observations on the history and the doctrines of antitrust law and his conclusions as to how successfully the dilemma is being managed by the super economies of Europe and the US challenge conventional thinking. They will also stimulate economists and lawyers as well as business and lay people to consider more closely the future of antitrust laws across the globe.

The Circular Economy and Its Implications on Sustainability and the Green Supply Chain

Author: Akkucuk, Ulas

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522581103

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 327

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In the modern world, solid and liquid waste deposits are mounting due to increasing populations and wealth. Businesses are therefore being put under pressure to pay attention to the environmental and resource consequences of the products they produce and the services they deliver. The Circular Economy and Its Implications on Sustainability and the Green Supply Chain is a collection of innovative research on methods of extending biological cycles found in nature to technological cycles where goods, when disposed properly, are converted into new products in an environmentally efficient way. It examines current research on how to deal with the waste resulting from human activities, the relationship between environmental and human health, and international legislation on waste management. This book is ideally designed for economists, managers, practitioners, academicians, researchers, and students.

Antitrust law

interpretation and implementation

Author: Charles J. Goetz,Fred S. McChesney

Publisher: Foundation Pr

ISBN: 9781599410098

Category: Law

Page: 936

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This new edition casebook excels at communicating a sense of how antitrust law affects both business decisions and lawyerly practice. It addresses the initial difficulty that most students experience in understanding how the different statutes, doctrinal developments, and economic issues fit together to form a reasonably coherent picture. The authors achieve this by presenting a set of overview materials that provide a clear road map and useful perspectives. The Third Edition of Antitrust Law includes more lower court cases and more "real-world" material such as jury instructions. Although the text is sparing in its presentation of economic models, the authors have also integrated important economics into every part of the text. This casebook shows how a few simple models, as well as more general implications of social-science thinking, yield important insights and also wield much influence in antitrust jurisprudence. The Third Edition includes an expanded use of clarifying visual-aid exhibits to help students better understand complex issues in law as well as economics.

Federal Antitrust and EC Competition Law Analysis

Author: Femi Alese

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9780754670100

Category: Law

Page: 544

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This book provides the reader with a comprehensive analysis of US Federal Antitrust and EC Competition Law. It is encyclopaedic in coverage: examining every constituent element of the law and landmark decisions from the perspectives of economics and policy goals, explaining their implications for commercial operations and advocating policy reforms where necessary.

The Oxford Handbook of Behavioral Economics and the Law

Author: Eyal Zamir,Doron Teichman

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199397953

Category: Psychology

Page: 496

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The past twenty years have witnessed a surge in behavioral studies of law and law-related issues. These studies have challenged the application of the rational-choice model to legal analysis and introduced a more accurate and empirically grounded model of human behavior. This integration of economics, psychology, and law is breaking exciting new ground in legal theory and the social sciences, shedding a new light on age-old legal questions as well as cutting edge policy issues. The Oxford Handbook of Behavioral Economics and Law brings together leading scholars of law, psychology, and economics to provide an up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of this field of research, including its strengths and limitations as well as a forecast of its future development. Its 29 chapters organized in four parts. The first part provides a general overview of behavioral economics. The second part comprises four chapters introducing and criticizing the contribution of behavioral economics to legal theory. The third part discusses specific behavioral phenomena, their ramifications for legal policymaking, and their reflection in extant law. Finally, the fourth part analyzes the contribution of behavioral economics to fifteen legal spheres ranging from core doctrinal areas such as contracts, torts and property to areas such as taxation and antitrust policy.