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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Conceptual Foundations of Antitrust

ISBN13: 9780521142076
Published: April 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2005)
Price: £34.99
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9780521847957

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This is a philosophical study of concepts that lie at the foundation of antitrust - a body of law and policy designed to promote or protect economic competition. Topics covered are: the nature of competition; the relation between competition and welfare; the distinction between per se rules and rules of reason; agreements; concerted practices; and the spectrum from independent action to collusion. Although there are many legal and economic books on antitrust, this is the only book devoted to the philosophical scrutiny of the concepts that underpin it. No prior knowledge of philosophy is presupposed. The book is primarily directed at students, theorists and practitioners of antitrust, but will also be useful to lawyers, economists, philosophers, political scientists and others who have an interest in the discipline.

Competition Law
1. What is competition?;
2. Competition and welfare;
3. Per se rules and rules of reason;
4. Agreements;
5. Concerted practices;
6. The spectrum from independent action to collusion