Common Errors and Misunderstandings in Competition Law: An Economist's View
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences
June 7, 2012
19th St.Gallen International Competition Law Forum ICF, June 7th and 8th 2012
This paper discusses five errors and misunderstandings in the application of competition law which are particularly relevant from the perspective of an economist: 1) The notion that economists and lawyers do not mix well; 2) The notion that economists should not (but often do) disagree; 3) The (ab)use of empirical evidence; 4) The (un)importance of tacit collusion; 5) The vertical restraints conundrum.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 12Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: January 26, 2013
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