Economics of Antitrust: New Issues, Questions, and Insights

Thu Jul 01 16:24:38 EDT 2004
Edited by Dr. Lawrence Wu

Economics of Antitrust: New Issues, Questions, and Insights is a provocative look at the issues and questions surrounding antitrust public policy and litigation. Edited by economist Dr. Lawrence Wu, the book is an anthology of work by respected experts at NERA Economic Consulting, one of the world's foremost firms of economists and a division of Marsh & McLennan Companies, the global insurance, investment, and consulting services leader.


To order a copy of Economics of Antitrust: New Issues, Questions, and Insights ($21.95 USD) or to request a chapter, please visit www.economicsofantitrust.com


 

The first book in NERA's Economics of Antitrust series, Economics of Antitrust: New Issues, Questions, and Insights contains perspectives that should prove indispensable to attorneys, government regulators, economists, academicians, students, and others seeking a full understanding of the topic. The chapters show how economics is applied in the "real world," providing insights into a number of compelling issues.

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  • Market Definition Using Econometrics: An Apparent Paradox Explained 
  • Two Methods of Determining Elasticities of Demand and Their Use in Merger Simulation 
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  • Innovation Market Analysis -- Lessons from the Genzyme-Novazyme Acquisition 
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  • The Frequently Forgotten Benefits of Price Discrimination 
  • Assessing the Competitive Effects of Bundling: The Australian Experience 
  • Contracting Practices by Hospitals 
  • The Intersection of Antitrust and Intellectual Property Economics: A Schumpeterian View 
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