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Quantitative Perspectives on Behavioral Economics and Finance
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Multi-Market Antitrust Economics

Authors: GILBERT, SCOTT

  • Explores antitrust themes through basic economic models
  • Provides commentary on both classical and modern antitrust economics
  • Examines the issue of monopoly and mergers from a multi-market perspective
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Antitrust economics is a field that draws extensively on the economic theory of industrial organization, and the field's frontier is at the cutting edge of economic research. This book bridges the gap between introductory texts and advanced research volumes by presenting select themes in antitrust economics and modeling. All from a neoclassical perspective, the author begins by discussing classic monopoly, continues to add more markets to the mix—via spillover effects and horizontal/vertical mergers—and then explores logical ties to international trade and regulated industries. While brief and selective, the method provides a basic analytical reference point for approaching special antitrust topics not covered here, such as tying, bundling, and exclusive dealing.  Such analytics are sometimes likened to a rational defense of monopoly and related anti-competitive behavior, but are essential to explicating antitrust economics from a mainstream Western economic vantage.

About the authors

Scott Gilbert is Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, USA. He is the author of Business Liability and Economic Damages, Vice President of the National Association of Forensic Economics, and Board Member of the American Academy of Economic and Financial Experts.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)
  • Antitrust Law

    Pages 3-13

    Gilbert, Scott

  • Pure Monopoly Model

    Pages 15-33

    Gilbert, Scott

  • Monopoly Spillover Effects

    Pages 37-49

    Gilbert, Scott

  • Mergers

    Pages 51-80

    Gilbert, Scott

  • International Trade

    Pages 83-111

    Gilbert, Scott

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Multi-Market Antitrust Economics
Authors
Series Title
Quantitative Perspectives on Behavioral Economics and Finance
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-69386-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-69386-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-69385-9
Series ISSN
2662-3986
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 136
Number of Illustrations
20 b/w illustrations
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