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Prices, Market Definition, and the Effects of Merger: Staples-Office Depot (1997)

Serdar Dalkir, CRETC Competition & Regulation Economics Testimony and Consulting LLC and Frederick Warren-Boulton, Ankura Consulting Group describe Prices, Market Definition, and the Effects of Merger: Staples-Office Depot (1997). ABSTRACT: On September 4, 1996, the two largest office superstore chains… … Continue reading

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Global recorded-music and music publishing market share results for 2018

Music & Copyright‘s annual survey of the recorded-music and music-publishing sectors has revealed the changes in global market share for the three major music groups and the independent sector. Recorded-music leader UMG maintained the top spot, with an increased share … Continue reading

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What the LIBOR Phase-out Means for Debt Capital Market Participants

The London Interbank Overnight Rate (“LIBOR”) is an interest rate calculation that is used globally for purposes of debt capital market transactions including bond issuances, loans, and derivatives. In particular, LIBOR underpins many Floating Rate Notes (“FRNs”), which use the … Continue reading

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Repercussions of International Trade on the Market Power of Firms in Different Market Structures.

Repercussions of International Trade on the Market Power of Firms in Different Market Structures. By: Rashid, Muhammad Mustafa Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to provide an introduction of market power in different market structures and how this market… … Continue reading

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Inequality and market concentration, when shareholding is more skewed than consumption

Inequality and market concentration, when shareholding is more skewed than consumption By: Joshua Gans; Andrew Leigh; Martin Schmalz; Adam Triggs Abstract: Economic theory suggests that monopoly prices hurt consumers but benefit shareholders. But in a world where individuals or households… … Continue reading

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