Definition of the Relevant Market: (Lack Of) Harmony Between Industrial Economics and Competition Law - European Studies in Law and Economics 9 (Paperback)Hila Nevo (author)
Paperback 292 Pages / Published: 21/11/2014
- Publisher out of stock
Market definition plays a critical role in EC competition law, as the first step of any investigation into the nature of competition in a given industry. While not an end in itself, the definition of the relevant market serves to identify those products and areas which effectively restrain the behaviour of the firms of interest, so that those firms could not act independently within the market. However, the main challenge in this process is to outline, which products should be included in the market, and which should be left outside its bounds. Whereas traditional market definitions highlighted product characteristics, functionality and intended use as key provisions, modern competition-law inquiries attempt to reformulate the market delineation exercise in more economic terms. This book strives for a greater harmony between law and economics in defining antitrust markets. To that end, it brings together a wide array of quantitative tests routinely utilised by European competition authorities, such as price correlation analysis or the analysis of trade flows, together with more sophisticated quantitative measures such as merger simulation models or critical loss analysis. Taken together, this book proffers a comprehensive and protracted account of economic and empirical methods dominating the antitrust discourse to date, which carry the potential to revolutionise the quality of antitrust enforcement, its transparency, predictability and the accuracy of its results.
Publisher: Intersentia Ltd
Number of pages: 292
Weight: 480 g
Dimensions: 240 x 160 x 20 mm
You may also be interested in...
Please sign in to write a review
Simply reserve online and pay at the counter when you collect. Available in shop from just two hours, subject to availability.
Thank you for your reservation
Your order is now being processed and we have sent a confirmation email to you at
When will my order be ready to collect?
Following the initial email, you will be contacted by the shop to confirm that your item is available for collection.
Call us on or send us an email at
Unfortunately there has been a problem with your order
Please try again or alternatively you can contact your chosen shop on or send us an email at