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Title: Recent Developments at DG COMP: 2016/17
Authors: Buehler, B
Coublucq, D
Hariton, C
Langus, G
Valletti, T
Item Type: Journal Article
Abstract: The Directorate General for Competition at the European Commission enforces competition law in the areas of antitrust, merger control, and state aids. This year’s article provides first a general presentation of the role of the Chief Competition Economist’s team and surveys the main achievements of the Directorate General for Competition over 2016/2017. The article then reviews the economic work undertaken in one merger case between Dow/DuPont, which raised specific issues related to innovation, as well as in an antitrust case on parity clauses related to Amazon e-books.
Issue Date: 9-Nov-2017
Date of Acceptance: 16-Oct-2017
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/51860
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11151-017-9592-x
ISSN: 0889-938X
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Start Page: 397
End Page: 422
Journal / Book Title: Review of Industrial Organization
Volume: 51
Issue: 4
Copyright Statement: © The Author(s) 2017. Open Access: This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.
Keywords: 1402 Applied Economics
Economics
Publication Status: Published
Appears in Collections:Imperial College Business School