Antitrust Analysis of Hub-and-Spoke Conspiracies

49 Pages Posted: 1 Feb 2017

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Benjamin Klein

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics; Compass Lexecon

Date Written: January 31, 2017

Abstract

This paper clarifies the relation between per se hub-and-spoke and vertical rule of reason antitrust analysis, the tension between which is illustrated with a detailed examination of the Apple e-books case.

Keywords: Hub-and-spoke conspiracy, antitrust, Apple e-books

JEL Classification: K21, L12, L41, L42

Suggested Citation

Klein, Benjamin, Antitrust Analysis of Hub-and-Spoke Conspiracies (January 31, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2909341 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2909341

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