The Antitrust Revolution: Economics, Competition, and Policy

Synopsis

The Antitrust Revolution: Economics, Competition, and Policy, 4/e,consists of a set of twenty original essays on important recent antitrust cases,commissioned and edited by John E. Kwoka, Jr. and Lawrence J. White. Each essaydiscusses a single case and was written by an economist who actuallyparticipated in the case. The cases are organized into three major sections:horizontal structure; horizontal practices; and vertical and complementarymarket issues. Each section has an introductory/overview essay written by theeditors. This collection is a unique resource. No other book provides such detailedeconomic analyses of antitrust cases. No other book provides the comprehensivecoverage of recent and emerging issues as does this volume. None draws on theexperience and reputation of so many leading economists to explain the analysesthat underlay the arguments in their cases. The Antitrust Revolution, 4/e, can be used in undergraduate and graduateclasses in industrial organization, government policy, and antitrust/regulationlaw and economics. It is also a useful reference book for lawyers andeconomists--both academics and practitioners--who are interested in the types ofeconomic analyses that have been applied in recent antitrust cases. For this fourth edition, fourteen new cases have been added, and six casesfrom the third edition have been updated and shortened. Among the importantrecent antitrust cases covered in the book are the British Petroleum/ARCO merger(2000), Toys "R" S (2000), American Airlines (2001), US vs. Microsoft (2001),and AOL Time Warner (2000).

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • John E. Kwoka Jr.
  • Lawrence J. White
  • Serdar Dalkir
  • Frederick R. Warren-Boulton
  • Steven R. Brenner
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2004