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Antitrust News: The European Commission imposes fines for the first time in 15 years as a result of online retail price restrictions (RPM)

Author: Luis Blanquez On July 24, 2018, the European Commission fined manufacturers Asus, Denon & Marantz, Philips and Pioneer for over €111 million for restricting the ability of online retailers to set their own retail prices for a variety of … Continue reading

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Monopolistic Competition, Price Discrimination and Welfare

Youping Li, East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST) and Jie Shuai, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law study Monopolistic Competition, Price Discrimination and Welfare. ABSTRACT: This paper studies third degree price discrimination in a monopolistically competitive market. When… … Continue reading

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Deal price, less synergies, best evidence of share value in fair merger process

By Amy Leisinger, J.D. In an appraisal action resulting from a 2016 acquisition, the Delaware Chancery Court found that that the fair value of the petitioners’ shares is the deal price with a deduction for merger synergies—$53.95 per share. According … Continue reading

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Does Price Competition Damage Healthcare Quality?

Anne-Fleur Roos, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) – Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), Eddy van Doorslaer, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) – Institute of Health Policy and Management, Owen O'Donnell, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) – Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), Frederik Schut,… … Continue reading

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Do Merger Efficiencies Always Mitigate Price Increases?

Zhiqi Chen, Carleton University – Department of Economics, and Gang Li, Nanjing University – Department of Economics ask Do Merger Efficiencies Always Mitigate Price Increases? ABSTRACT: In a Cournot model with differentiated products, we demonstrate that merger efficiencies in the… … Continue reading

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