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Vertical integration and competition policy.

Ross Jones

Vertical integration and competition policy.

by Ross Jones

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Published by Department of Economics, Brunel University in Uxbridge, Middx .
Written in English


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SeriesDiscussion papers in economics / Brunel University -- no. 8503, Discussion papers in economics -- no. 8503.
The Physical Object
Pagination51p.
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14475406M

Experts examine the application of economic theory to antitrust issues in both the United States and Europe, discussing mergers, agreements, abuses of dominance, and the impact of market features. Over the past twenty years, economic theory has begun to play a central role in antitrust matters. In earlier days, the application of antitrust rules was viewed almost entirely in formal terms; now. context, vertical agreements – to restrict competition on the market to the detriment of consumers. Assessing vertical restraints is also important in the context of the wider objective of achieving an integrated internal market. Market integration enhances competition in the European Size: KB.

Competition authorities-especially those in Europe-have focused critical attention on the integration of trade execution and post-trade services in a single “silo.” This hostility is predicated on a belief that integrated exchanges are immune to competitive entry. The preponderance of defense contracts that were easier to get also isolated the region from market competition, which led to longer design cycles and vertical integration. If the story behind the book was: "Silicon Valley went on an upward trajectory and never looked back", the book wouldn't have been as interesting and would have been over in Cited by:

Double marginalization is a vertical externality that occurs when two firms with market power (i.e., not in a situation of perfect competition), at different vertical levels in the same supply chain, apply a mark-up to their double markup induces a deadweight loss, because the end product is priced higher than the optimal monopoly price a vertically integrated company would set.   Backward integration is a form of vertical integration that involves the purchase of, or merger with, suppliers up the supply chain. Companies pursue backward integration when it Author: Will Kenton.


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Vertical integration and competition policy by Ross Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

Vertical Integration and Regulation An Analysis of Vertical Unbundling from a Competition Law and Competition Economics Perspective. Authors: Kleineberg, Christoph Free PreviewBrand: Springer Vertical integration and competition policy.

book Publishing. The three cases illustrate the nature and importance of the strategic advantage derived from vertical integration.

They also illustrate the concern competition authorities feel about vertical integration, and provide lessons for firms regarding the objections that may be raised towards their trading arrangements. Vertical Integration and Competition Policy. Authors. Kim Warren. Vertical integration can be a source of significant strategic advantage for firms, whether in the form of backward integration to gain security of some important supply or of forward integration to ensure adequate distribution of products or services.

Yet for exactly. Vertical Integration and Competition Policy Article in Journal of Regulatory Economics 24(2) February with 23 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Jonas Häckner.

The European Commission has decided to implement a simplified procedure in the context of vertical integration.

If the combined market shares of the merging firms is higher than 25% the Commission will investigate the merger thoroughly. Otherwise, the merger is considered harmless.

The purpose of this study is to examine the welfare aspects of vertical integration in a simple model Cited by: The purpose of this study is to examine the welfare aspects of vertical integration in a simple model and investigate the accuracy of the proposed rule of thumb.

Mergers turn out to be harmless from a social point of view when the upstream market is relatively less concentrated compared to the downstream market. The welfare implications of vertical integration turn out to depend on relative market shares and the degree of product differentiation.

Basically, a merger is harmless from a social point of view when the upstream market is relatively concentrated compared to the downstream market and/or if products are sufficiently close substitutes.

There is a vast literature on vertical integration. Closest in spirit to this study is perhaps Salinger () where firms compete in quantities using constant returns to scale technologies.

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The text also takes a look at contractual controls that are not illegal per se, alternative legal rules, and antitrust policy. The publication is a dependable reference for researchers interested in the law and economics of vertical integration and control. - Buy Vertical Integration and Regulation: An Analysis of Vertical Unbundling from a Competition Law and Competition Economics Perspective (SpringerBriefs in Law) book online at best prices in India on Read Vertical Integration and Regulation: An Analysis of Vertical Unbundling from a Competition Law and Competition Economics Perspective (SpringerBriefs in Law) book Author: Christoph Kleineberg.

Purchase Strategic Aspects of Oligopolistic Vertical Integration - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. Vertical Integration and Competition Article in American Economic Review 96(2) February with 25 Reads How we measure 'reads'. This book fills a gap in the existing literature by dealing with several issues linked to long-term contracts and the efficiency of electricity markets.

These include the impact of long-term contracts and vertical integration on effective competition, generation investment in risky markets, and the challenges for competition policy by: 1. Vertical Integration, Market Structure and Competition Policy: Experiences of Indian Manufacturing Sector during the Post-Reform Period Rakesh Basant Pulak Mishra W.P.

September The main objective of the working paper series of the IIMA is. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Recently, the European Commission has decided to implement a simplified procedure in the context of vertical integration.

If the combined market shares of the merging firms are less than 25 percent, upstream and downstream, the Commission will consider the merger harmless.

Competition Law and Policy” project. Portions of this essay draw on material in my papers “Asset Specificity and This is the fundamental basis for neoclassical theories of vertical integration.

Vertical externalities: A classical explanation for vertical integration is as a response to. : Vertical Integration, Outsourcing, and Corporate Strategy (): Kathryn Rudie Harrigan: BooksPrice: $ When this book appeared init was the most comprehensive study of vertical integration written at that point.

Presenting a conceptual model based on four dimensions: breadth, stages, degree, and form, it proposes diverse solutions for vertical integration, focusing on the major forces affecting strategy choices. Implementation of these objectives takes place through two main policy areas: the market design process and competition policy (including the policy with respect to horizontal unbundling of dominant incumbent firms).

This process is constrained by external factors such as the economic climate and the physical situation in a country.Vertical Integration and Competition Policy Vertical Integration and Competition Policy Warren, Kim Vertical integration can be a source of significant strategic advantage for firms, whether in the form of backward integration to gain security of some important supply or of forward integration to ensure adequate distribution of products or services.Competition Policy and Vertical Restraints: Franchising Agreements This report reviews the application of competition policy to retail franchising, a form of distribution that has spread rapidly across the OECD in the last several decades1.

The report analyses the economic effects of vertical File Size: KB.