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Antitrust law and economics

This comprehensive book provides an extensive overview of the major topics of antitrust law from an economic perspective. Its in-depth treatment and analysis of both the law and economics of antitrust is presented via a collection of interconnected original essays. The contributing authors are among the most influential scholars in antitrust, with a rich diversity of backgrounds. Their entries cover, amongst other issues, predatory pricing, essential facilities, tying, vertical restraints, enforcement, mergers, market power, monopolization standards, and facilitating practices. This well-organized and substantial work will be invaluable to professors of American antitrust law and European competition law, as well as students specializing in competition law. It will also be an important reference for professors and graduate students of economics and business
eBook, English, 2010
Edward Elgar, Northampton, Mass., 2010
1 online resource (xii, 298 pages)
9781849805285, 1849805288
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1 The economics of antitrust enforcement
2 Facilitating practices and concerted action under Section 1 of the Sherman Act
3 The law of group boycotts and related economic considerations
4 The economics of monopoly power in antitrust
5 The law and economics of monopolization standards
6 The law and economics of predatory pricing
7 The essential facilities doctrine
8 Antitrust analysis of tying arrangements and exclusive dealing
9 Vertical restraints, competition and the rule of reason
10 Market concentration in the antitrust analysis of horizontal mergers
11 Patent litigation, licensing, nonobviousness, and antitrust