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Local market structure and consumer prices: Evidence from a retail merger

Rickert, Dennis ; Schain, Jan Philip ; Stiebale, Joel investigate Local market structure and consumer prices: Evidence from a retail merger. ABSTRACT: This paper analyzes the effects of a merger between a German supermarket chain and a soft discounter on… … Continue reading

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The Money Market Funds Regulations 2018

On 11 June 2018, there was published on the legislation.gov.uk website The Money Market Funds Regulations 2018 together with an explanatory memorandum.  The Regulation gives effect to the EU Money Market Funds Regulation by amending the Financial Services and Markets … Continue reading

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Pricing in a Frictional Product Market

Leena Rudanko (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia) offers Pricing in a Frictional Product Market. ABSTRACT: Recent research argues that a key factor limiting firm growth is the gradual accumulation of product market demand. Motivated by this evidence, this paper studies… … Continue reading

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Towards a genuine single European financial market – the role of regulation and supervision

On 7 June 2018, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a speech given by its Executive Director, Verena Ross. The speech was entitled Towards a genuine single European financial market – the role of regulation and supervision. The … Continue reading

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Brace yourselves, a market crash is coming – or is it?

Global M&A activity has been off to a record start this year. The overall volume has reached nearly $2 trillion as of May 21, 2018 according to Thomson Reuters data. While some may view this increasing trend with optimism, certain … Continue reading

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