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Published: 24 March 2016

544 Pages


ISBN: 9780198717652

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Economics for Competition Lawyers

Second Edition

Dr Gunnar Niels, Dr Helen Jenkins, and James Kavanagh

  • Written specifically for a legal audience in plain English and based in real-world examples to aid a practical understanding
  • Authored by respected expert economists with considerable experience in simplifying complex economic arguments for the courts
  • Begins with first principles, allowing readers to build a solid and thorough understanding of economic theories
  • The book's format organises the subject matter into clear modules, allowing for quick reference to specific topics
  • Offers guidance on how to get the best from an economics expert in the context of a case

New to this Edition:

  • Fully revised and updated to reflect new developments in competition law, including the Google cases, LIBOR, and the Ryanair/Aer Lingus merger prohibition.
  • Discussion of recent cases which engage with interesting economic principles, such as profitability analysis in state aid, methods to determine overcharges and pass-on in damages cases, and IP standard setting in horizontal agreements.
  • Greater coverage of unilateral effects tests, behavioural economics, non-cartel horizontal agreements, and damages quantification, to reflect new trends in these areas.

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