Annotated Bibliography for the Transparency Papers: Version 2.0

28 Pages Posted: 14 Jan 2012 Last revised: 22 Jul 2016

Malcolm B. Coate

U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Date Written: July 21, 2016


.This paper contains an annotated bibliography of the studies associated with transparency in merger policy at the Federal Trade Commission. After a brief introduction to provide context and a list of topics addressed in the particular studies, the 36 papers are briefly reviewed, with links to the SSRN versions as well as citations to the final versions. This note is not intended to summarize the research in detail, just provide an overview of the areas studied and easy access to the research papers.

Keywords: Merger Policy, Federal Trade Commission, Merger Guidelines

JEL Classification: K21, L40

Suggested Citation

Coate, Malcolm B., Annotated Bibliography for the Transparency Papers: Version 2.0 (July 21, 2016). Available at SSRN: or

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