Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz

The Brattle Group

44 Brattle Street

3rd Floor

Cambridge, MA 02138-3736

United States

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“  Multisided platforms, cartels, screens for collusion, manipulation and fraud, financial sector and financial regulation.  ”

Scholarly Papers (49)

1.

LIBOR Manipulation?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2008
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz, Michael Kraten, Albert Metz and Gim Seow
The Brattle Group, affiliation not provided to SSRN, The Brattle Group and Milgard School of Business, UWT
Downloads 3,483 (4,573)
Citation 24

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LIBOR, LIBOR quotes, manipulations, conspiracies, collusion, CDS spreads, market cap

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Pharmaceutical Development Phases: A Duration Analysis

FTC, Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 274
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Oct 2004
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz, Christopher Adams and Albert Metz
The Brattle Group, CBO and The Brattle Group
Downloads 1,427 (19,131)
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Pharmceuticals, research and development, duration analysis

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The Lessons from Libor for Detection and Deterrence of Cartel Wrongdoing

Harvard Business Law Review Online, Volume 3:10-16 (2012), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-01
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2015
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and D. Daniel Sokol
The Brattle Group and USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,080 (28,828)

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antitrust, cartels, competition law, Libor, screens, corporate governance, compliance

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Antitrust Corporate Governance and Compliance

Oxford Handbook of International Antitrust Economics, Roger D. Blair and D. Daniel Sokol, eds., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-18
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Apr 2013
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and D. Daniel Sokol
The Brattle Group and USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,032 (30,791)

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antitrust, cartels, competition law, compliance, corporate governance, empirical, collusion, price fixing, corporate wrongdoing, enforcement, leniency, corporate crime

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Why and How Should the Libor Be Reformed?

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
The Brattle Group
Downloads 994 (32,445)
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Libor, Reform, Screens, Manipulation, Conspiracy

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Antitrust Screening: Making Compliance Programs Robust

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz, Patrick Bajari and Joe Murphy
The Brattle Group, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Independent
Downloads 821 (42,411)
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Screens, Conspiracies, Manipulations, Detection, Investigations, Compliance Programs, Internal Monitoring

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Tracking the Libor Rate

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Jul 2010
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
The Brattle Group and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics
Downloads 759 (47,063)
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market rate data, Libor, Benford’s law, second digit distributions, aggregation game, agents’ signals, manipulation, collusion, conspiracy

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How Far Can Screens Go in Distinguishing Explicit from Tacit Collusion? New Evidence from the Libor Setting

CPI Antitrust Chronicle, Vol. 1, March 2012
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Mar 2012
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Albert Metz
The Brattle Group and The Brattle Group
Downloads 714 (51,154)
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Libor, collusion, manipulation, screening, detection

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A Variance Screen for Collusion

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Apr 2005
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz, Christopher T. Taylor, Luke M. Froeb and John Geweke
The Brattle Group, U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and University of Technology Sydney - Economics Discipline Group
Downloads 583 (66,245)
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Collusion, Price Fixing, Firms, Firm

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Screening for Conspiracies: Applications for Litigation, Pre-Litigation, Regulation and Internal Monitoring

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Mar 2009
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Patrick Bajari
The Brattle Group and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 550 (71,328)
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Screening, Conspiracies, Collusion, Cartels, Manipulations, Detection

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Replacing the LIBOR with a Transparent and Reliable Index of Interbank Borrowing: Comments on the Wheatley Review of LIBOR Inital Discussion Paper

University of Chicago Institute for Law & Economics Olin Research Paper No. 620
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2012
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and David S. Evans
The Brattle Group and Global Economics Group
Downloads 501 (80,053)
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LIBOR, financial crisis, conspiracy, screening, interbank borrowing

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Is the Market Being Fooled? An Error-Based Screen for Manipulation

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Aug 2007
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Sumanth Addanki
The Brattle Group and NERA Economic Consulting
Downloads 458 (89,141)
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Manipulation, Screen, Futures Prices, Spot Prices, Commodities Markets, Forecasting Errors, Risk Premium, Basis

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The Determinants of Cartel Duration

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 May 2013
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz, John M. Connor, John M. Connor and Albert Metz
The Brattle Group, Purdue UniversityAmerican Antitrust Institute (AAI) and The Brattle Group
Downloads 445 (92,155)
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Cartel Duration, Screening, Mized Proportional Hazard Model, Collusion, Detection, Screening

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Revolution in Manipulation Law: The New CFTC Rules and the Urgent Need for Economic and Empirical Analyses

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, Vol. 15, pp. 357-418, 2013.
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2013
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz, Gabriel V. Rauterberg and Andrew Verstein
The Brattle Group, University of Michigan Law School and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 434 (94,875)

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Screen, Libor, CFTC, Swap, Manipulation, Dodd-Frank, Regulation, Law, Econometric, Flagging, Hunt Brothers, Silver

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Proactive vs Reactive Anti-Cartel Policy: The Role of Empirical Screens

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Jun 2013
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
The Brattle Group
Downloads 420 (98,519)
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screens, leniency, anti-cartel policy, regulation

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Will the Wheatley Recommendations Fix LIBOR?

CPI Antitrust Chronicle November 2012(2)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 Nov 2012
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and David S. Evans
The Brattle Group and Global Economics Group
Downloads 392 (106,679)
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Libor, interest rate manipulation

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Design and Implementation of Screens and Their Use by Defendants

Competition Policy International (CPI) Antitrust Chronicle, Vol. 2, September 2011
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Oct 2011
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
The Brattle Group
Downloads 363 (117,096)

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Screens, Conspiracies, Manipulations, Detection, Rebuttal, Futures Markets

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Defending Against Allegations of Fraud and Manipulation: The Role of the Economist Under the New CFTC Rules

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Jan 2012
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
The Brattle Group
Downloads 291 (147,272)

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CFTC, manipulation, commodities, fraud, screens, economic and empirical analyses

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Why and How to Use Empirical Screens in Antitrust Compliance

CPI Antitrust Chronicle, Vol. 1, February 2012
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 17 Feb 2012
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
The Brattle Group
Downloads 285 (150,445)

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Screens, compliance, collusion, conspiracies, manipulations, fraud, antitrust, Libor

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Can Machine Learning Aide in Cartel Detection?

Antitrust Chronicle, Competition Policy International, July 2018
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Dec 2018
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Albert Metz
The Brattle Group and The Brattle Group
Downloads 277 (155,346)

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Artificial Intelligence, Screens, Collusion, Detection

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The Power of Screens to Trigger Investigations

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Jul 2010
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
The Brattle Group
Downloads 257 (166,961)
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Screens, Conspiracies, Manipulations, Detection, Investigations

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Libor Litigation and the Role of Screening: The Need for Enhanced Compliance Programs

Competition Policy International (CPI) Antitrust Chronicle, Vol. 2, July 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Oct 2011
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
The Brattle Group
Downloads 241 (177,706)
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Libor, Conspiracy, Manipulation, Screens, Detection, Compliance

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Regulating Multisided Platforms? The Case Against Treating Platforms As Utilities

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Nov 2020
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Albert Metz
The Brattle Group and The Brattle Group
Downloads 230 (185,760)

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Antitrust, Regulation, Multi-sided Platforms, Monopoly

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Roundtable on Ex Officio Cartel Investigations and the Use of Screens to Detect Cartels

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Oct 2013
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
The Brattle Group
Downloads 197 (214,557)
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Screening, Anti-Cartel Detection, OECD, Leniency

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Did Credit Rating Agencies Cause the European Sovereign Debt Crisis?

Competition Policy International, Antitrust Chronicle, Vol. 2, January 2014
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 31 Jan 2014
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
The Brattle Group
Downloads 187 (224,596)

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CRA, Ratings, Sovereign Debt

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Aluminum Market Dislocation: Evidence, Incentives and Reform

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2013
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
The Brattle Group
Downloads 176 (236,646)
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Aluminum, Warehousing, Financial Regulation, Reform, Conspiracies, Manipulations, Incentives, Market Structure, Screens

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Why Screening Is a 'Must Have' Tool for Effective Antitrust Compliance Programs

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Jan 2021
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Albert Metz
The Brattle Group and The Brattle Group
Downloads 172 (242,498)

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Screen, collusion, fraud, manipulation, antitrust compliance

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A Short Note on Manipulation, Speculation and Crude Oil Prices

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 May 2012
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
The Brattle Group
Downloads 159 (257,855)
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Manipulation, Speculation, Oil Prices, Regulation

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The Impact of Entry on Prices and Costs

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Sep 2007
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Pedro Pereira
The Brattle Group and Autoridade da Concorrência
Downloads 157 (260,498)
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Entry, Competition, Mobile Telephony, Prices, Costs

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Before and after the Emu: Financial Integration, Monetary Policy and Welfare Changes

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Dec 2004
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
The Brattle Group
Downloads 157 (260,498)

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Monetary Union; Welfare Costs; National vs Common Monetary Policy; General Equilibrium Two-Country Model; Numerical Resolution

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The Future of Cartel Deterrence and Detection

CPI Antitrust Chronicle, January 2019
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Apr 2019
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Albert Metz
The Brattle Group and The Brattle Group
Downloads 154 (264,558)

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leniency, collusion, reform, pricing algorithms

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Enhancing Financial Benchmarks: Comments on the OICU-IOSCO Consultation Report on Financial Benchmarks

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Feb 2013
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and David S. Evans
The Brattle Group and Global Economics Group
Downloads 153 (265,905)

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financial benchmarks reform, LIBOR, conspiracies, manipulations, screening

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The Economics and Regulation of the Portuguese Retail Payments System

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 07 Jan 2014
David S. Evans and Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
Global Economics Group and The Brattle Group
Downloads 125 (310,981)
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retail payments, banking, interchange fees, price caps, multi-sided platforms, Portugal, current accounts, bank regulation

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The Contribution of Innovation to Health Care Costs: At Least 50%?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Aug 2012
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
The Brattle Group
Downloads 123 (314,718)
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Innovation, Residual, Health Care Costs, Health Care Reform

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What’s to be Done with Rating Agencies? Understanding the Problem to Find a Solution

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 03 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2013
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Kristiyana Teodosieva
The Brattle Group and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 122 (316,545)

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Credit Ratings, Antitrust, Monopsony Power, Competition, Structured Finance

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Basel requirements, Stress Testing, Financial Regulation, Bank Run

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The Dynamics of Single- and Multi-Sided Platform Monopolies

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Nov 2020
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Albert Metz
The Brattle Group and The Brattle Group
Downloads 102 (358,042)

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Single-Sided and Multi-sided Platforms, Networks, Network Effects, Direct and Indirect Network Effects, Monopoly, Deadweightloss, Numerical Methods

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Benefits to Society from Health Care Expenses: Do We Get More for Higher Spending?

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Jun 2012
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
The Brattle Group
Downloads 98 (367,491)

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Health care, costs, benefits, international comparisons, price adjusted for quality

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Regional Competition Center for Latin America: Antitrust Guidelines for Exchanges of Information Among Competitors

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
The Brattle Group
Downloads 88 (392,904)

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Communications and Collaborations Among Competitors, Anticompetitive Conduct

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Determinants of Pharmaceutical Review, Success and Duration

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Nov 2014
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz, Christopher Adams and Albert Metz
The Brattle Group, CBO and The Brattle Group
Downloads 73 (437,447)
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Pharmaceuticals, R&D, Duration, Probabilities, Risk

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Interview: Update on 'Screens for Conspiracies and Their Multiple Applications'

Competition Policy International Journal, Vol. 8 No. 1, Spring 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 23 Jun 2012
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
The Brattle Group
Downloads 70 (447,436)
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Screens, collusion, manipulation, detection, defense

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Antitrust Compliance 2.0: The Use of Structural Analysis and Empirical Screens to Detect Collusion and Corruption in Bidding Procurement Processes

Antitrust Chronicle, Competition Policy International, June 2015
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Dec 2018
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Elizabeth Prewitt
The Brattle Group and Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Downloads 66 (461,203)

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Bid Rigging, Screens, Detection, Deterrence, Collusion

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Pricing Algorithms and Implications for Competition

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Nov 2020
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
The Brattle Group
Downloads 58 (491,335)

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Pricing algorithms, tacit and explicit collusion, regulation, collaborations among competitors

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Collusion and Network Effects: Modeling the Dynamics of Single- and Multi-Sided Platforms

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 Jun 2021
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Albert Metz
The Brattle Group and The Brattle Group
Downloads 51 (520,449)

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Single- and Multi-Sided Platforms, Dynamics, Collusion, Numerical Resolution, Network Effects, Direct and Indirect Network Effects, Social Planner, Deadweight Loss

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Is There Misdiagnosis and Mistreatment in the Market for Credit Ratings?

CPI Antitrust Chronicle, Vol. 2, November 2013
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Nov 2013
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
The Brattle Group
Downloads 49 (529,284)

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Credit Ratings, Regulation, Monopsony Power, Structured Finance, Rating Shopping, Issuer Pays

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Downloads 37 (588,825)

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Payment systems, retail payments, credit cards, interchange fee, multisided platforms, price caps, retail payments, banking, bank regulation

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Recent Financial Sector Conspiracies and Manipulations: How to Prevent Future Similar Conduct?

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Dec 2018
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
The Brattle Group
Downloads 33 (623,866)

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Proactive Reform, Antitrust, Collusion, Manipulation, Fraud, Screening

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Modeling the Dynamics of Network Entry and Competition Under Single- and Multi-Homing

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Jun 2021
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Albert Metz
The Brattle Group and The Brattle Group
Downloads 32 (617,688)

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Platforms, Networks, Network Effects, Competition, Single-Homing, Multi-Homing, Entry, Entry Deterrence, Incumbency Advantage, Deadweight Loss, Numerical Resolution

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Competitive Dynamics of Online and Brick-and-Mortar Retail Prices

Antitrust Chronicle, Competition Policy International, July 2022
Number of pages: 14
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Mame Maloney
The Brattle Group and The Brattle Group
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Retail, Online, Brick-and=Mortar, Competition, Antitrust, Pricing

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 30
1.

Principles for Financial Benchmarks: Comments on the OICU-IOSCO Consultation Report on Financial Benchmarks

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 May 2013
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
The Brattle Group
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Financial benchmarks, Reform, LIBOR, Regulation