Hans Zenger

European Union - Directorate General for Competition

Place Madou, Madouplein 1

Saint-Josse-ten-Noode/Sint-Joost-ten-Noode

Brussels, B-1049

Belgium

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

22

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“  New in 2019: A paper on parallel trade and innovation (forthcoming in the Journal of Health Economics, with M. Reisinger and L. Saurí) and a paper on increasing market power and merger control (forthcoming in Competition Law & Policy Debate, with T. Valletti).  ”

Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Theories of Harm in European Competition Law: A Progress Report

TEN YEARS OF EFFECTS-BASED APPROACH IN EU COMPETITION LAW, Jacques Bourgeois and Denis Waelbroeck, eds., pp. 185-209, Bruylant, 2012
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2012
Hans Zenger and Mike Walker
European Union - Directorate General for Competition and Charles River Associates, Incorporated
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European competition law, theory of harm, effects-based approach

2.

Loyalty Rebates and the Competitive Process

Journal of Competition Law & Economics, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 717-768, 2012
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2012
Hans Zenger
European Union - Directorate General for Competition
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Rebates and Competition Law: An Overview of EU and National Law

EU COMPETITION CASE LAW DIGEST, Frédéric Jenny, ed., Institute of Competition Law, 2014
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 Apr 2014
Hans Zenger
European Union - Directorate General for Competition
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Devising Loyalty Rebates that Comply with the As-Efficient-Competitor Test

Concurrences, Vol. 2013, No. 3, pp. 16-19, 2013
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 May 2013 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2013
Hans Zenger
European Union - Directorate General for Competition
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Loylaty rebates, as-efficient-competitor test, substantial foreclosure

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The Competitive Effects of Rail Freight Mergers in the Context of European Liberalization

Journal of Competition Law & Economics, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 455-479, 2011
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 May 2011 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2011
Oliver Stehmann and Hans Zenger
European Commission and European Union - Directorate General for Competition
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Perfect Surcharging and the Tourist Test Interchange Fee

Journal of Banking & Finance, Vol. 35, No. 10, pp. 2544-2546, 2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 May 2011 Last Revised: 19 May 2018
Hans Zenger
European Union - Directorate General for Competition
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Perfect surcharging, tourist test, interchange fee, payment cards, payment cards markets

7.

When Does Exclusive Dealing Intensify Competition for Distribution? Comment on Klein and Murphy

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 77, No. 1, pp. 205-211, 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2011
Hans Zenger
European Union - Directorate General for Competition
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exclusive dealing

8.

Should Profit Margins Play a More Decisive Role in Merger Control? - A Rejoinder to Jorge Padilla

Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, Vol. 9, No. 5, pp. 336-342, 2018
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2018
Tommaso M. Valletti and Hans Zenger
Imperial College Business School and European Union - Directorate General for Competition
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Merger Control, Margins, Competitive Effects

9.

Recent Developments at DG Competition: 2017/2018

Review of Industrial Organization, Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 653-679, 2018
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2018
European Union - Directorate General for Competition, Independent, Toulouse Business School, European Union - Directorate General for Competition, European Union - Directorate General for Competition, European Commission, DG Competition, Chief Economist's Team, Imperial College Business School and European Union - Directorate General for Competition
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Competition Policy, Antitrust, Mergers, State Aid, Counterfactual, Google, Price Discrimination

10.

Recapture Ratios in Merger Analysis

Economics Letters, Vol. 170, No. 1, pp. 136-138, 2018
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2018
Serge Moresi and Hans Zenger
Charles River Associates (CRA) and European Union - Directorate General for Competition
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Diversion ratios, competitive effects of mergers

11.

Ex-Post Evaluation of Enforcement: A Principal-Agent Perspective

De Economist, Vol. 156, No. 4, pp. 477-490, 2008
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 May 2011
Damien J. Neven and Hans Zenger
University of Geneva and European Union - Directorate General for Competition
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ex-post evaluation, competition policy, incentive scheme

12.

The Marginal Price Effects of Antitrust Rules Against Price Discrimination

Economics Letters, Vol. 117, No. 3, pp. 921-923, 2012
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 03 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2012
Hans Zenger
European Union - Directorate General for Competition
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price discrimination, personalized pricing, antitrust pricing rules, non-linear pricing

13.

Some Remarks on Pricing Abuses and Exclusionary Conduct

Revista de Concorrência & Regulação, Vol. 2, No. 6, pp. 25-36, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2012
Damien J. Neven and Hans Zenger
University of Geneva and European Union - Directorate General for Competition
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Increasing Market Power and Merger Control

Competition Law & Policy Debate, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16
Tommaso M. Valletti and Hans Zenger
Imperial College Business School and European Union - Directorate General for Competition
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Increasing market power, merger control, potential competition

15.

Why Firms' Exploitation of Consumer Myopia May Benefit Myopic Consumers

Economics Letters, Vol. 118, No. 2, pp. 307-309, 2013
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2012
Hans Zenger
European Union - Directorate General for Competition
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consumer myopia, pricing, add-ons

16.

Advertising and the Screening Role of Mass Media

Information Economics and Policy, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 107-119, 2008
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 May 2011 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2011
Susanne Kremhelmer and Hans Zenger
University of Munich - Department of Economics and European Union - Directorate General for Competition
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adverse selection, advertising, media economics

17.

Differentiated Interchange Fees

Economics Letters, Vol. 115, No. 2, pp. 276-278, 2012
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2013
Hans Zenger
European Union - Directorate General for Competition
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interchange fees, two-sided markets, price discrimination

18.

Parallel Imports, Price Controls, and Innovation

Journal of Health Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 08 May 2019
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management - Economics Department, European Union - Directorate General for Competition and European Union - Directorate General for Competition
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Pharmaceutical Innovation, Parallel Imports, Price Regulation, Research & Development, Patent Length

19.

Uncoordinated Corruption as an Equilibrium Phenomenon

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 167, No. 2, pp. 343-351, 2011
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 26 May 2011 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2011
Hans Zenger
European Union - Directorate General for Competition
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Corruption, competition, bureaucracy, public officials, equilibrium phenomenon

20.

Competition and Collusion with Fixed Output

Economics Letters, Vol. 120, No. 2, pp. 259-261, 2013
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 22 May 2013
Hans Zenger
European Union - Directorate General for Competition
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collusion, fixed output, price discrimination

21.

When do Independent Distributors Undersupply Promotional Services?

B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 1-7, 2012
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 14 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2013
Hans Zenger
European Union - Directorate General for Competition
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service provision, independent distributors, vertical integration, double marginalization

22.

The Optimal Regulation of Product Quality Under Monopoly

Economics Bulletin, Vol. 12, No. 13, pp. 1-4, 2006
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 May 2011
Hans Zenger
European Union - Directorate General for Competition
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