Kigyouketsugou Kisei no Keizai Bunseki (Economic Analysis of Antitrust Merger Regulation)

24 June 2014
By Dr. Hiroaki Ishigaki, Dr. Naoya Kaneko, and Dr. Tomohiko Yano

In this book from NERA's Global Antitrust and Competition Practice, Vice President Dr. Hiroaki Ishigaki, Senior Consultant Dr. Naoya Kaneko, and Consultant Dr. Tomohiko Yano explain the Japan Fair Trade Commission's merger assessment guidelines and merger guidelines. The economic analyses covered in the book include price correlation analysis, stationary analysis, demand function estimation, price elasticity analysis, critical loss/elasticity analysis, merger simulation, and natural experiments. The authors also discuss the role and meaning of economic analysis approaches by using past merger cases in Japan, the US, and the EU as examples.

This book is available in Japanese only. To learn more or to order a copy, please visit the publisher's website.