The 2010 Horizontal Merger Guidelines: From Hedgehog to Fox in Forty Years

56 Pages Posted: 11 Sep 2010  

Carl Shapiro

University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

Date Written: September 10, 2010

Abstract

This paper discusses some of the economic principles underlying the revised Horizontal Merger Guidelines that were issued by the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission in August 2010.

Keywords: mergers, antitrust, unilateral effects, market definition

JEL Classification: L4, K21, L1

Suggested Citation

Shapiro, Carl, The 2010 Horizontal Merger Guidelines: From Hedgehog to Fox in Forty Years (September 10, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1675210 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1675210

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