Mergers, Merger Control, and Remedies: A Retrospective by John Kwoka

By John Kwoka

In contemporary many years, antitrust investigations and circumstances concentrating on mergers -- together with these regarding Google, Ticketmaster, and masses of the household airline -- have reshaped industries and adjusted company practices profoundly. And but there was a relative dearth of special reviews of the consequences of mergers and the effectiveness of merger coverage. during this publication, John Kwoka, a famous authority on commercial association, examines all trustworthy empirical reports of the influence of particular mergers and develops solely new information regarding the rules and treatments of antitrust enterprises concerning those mergers. mixed with info on results, this coverage info permits research of, and creates new insights into, mergers, merger guidelines, and the effectiveness of treatments in fighting anticompetitive outcomes.After an summary of mergers, merger coverage, and a typical method of merger research, Kwoka bargains a close research of the studied mergers, suitable regulations, and selected treatments. Kwoka reveals, at first, that the majority of the studied mergers ended in aggressive damage, frequently within the kind of larger product costs but additionally with recognize to numerous non-price results. different very important findings comprise the truth that joint ventures and code sharing preparations don't lead to such damage and that guidelines meant to therapy mergers -- specially behavior treatments -- are usually not ordinarily powerful in restraining rate raises. The book's uniquely entire research advances our realizing of merger judgements and guidelines, indicates coverage advancements for pageant firms and treatments, and issues the right way to destiny research.

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