The Strengthening of the Oligopoly Problem by Algorithmic Pricing

10 Pages Posted: 19 Jun 2020

Date Written: June 18, 2020

Abstract

The purpose of the paper is to establish if algorithms have an anticompetitive impact on firms’ pricing behavior that may not be detected by competition law. Specifically, it examines how pricing algorithms change the structure on the market and how this strengthens the oligopoly problem.

Keywords: Pricing algorithms, Pricing conduct, Market structure, Oligopoly, Competition law

JEL Classification: L13, L41, K21

Suggested Citation

Toft Bentsen, Amalie, The Strengthening of the Oligopoly Problem by Algorithmic Pricing (June 18, 2020). Copenhagen Business School, CBS LAW Research Paper No. 20-10, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3630578

Amalie Toft Bentsen (Contact Author)

Copenhagen Business School - CBS Law ( email )

Porcelaenshave 18B, 1
Frederiksberg 2000
Denmark

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