Antitrust policy: the impact of revenue penalties on price

Elliott, Caroline and Acutt, Melinda (2007) Antitrust policy: the impact of revenue penalties on price. Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, 7 (1). pp. 1-8. ISSN 1566-1679

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Abstract

The paper examines the impact on a firm’s price when it faces the possibility of an antitrust investigation and associated potential revenue penalty. As well as presenting a general model of antitrust intervention, an illustrative example reflecting the provisions of the 1998 UK Competition Act is offered, the example being developed to explore the implications of the probability of antitrust intervention and punishment increasing non-linearly as a firm’s profit rises.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade
Additional Information: The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com
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Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Economics
ID Code: 23623
Deposited By: Dr Caroline Elliott
Deposited On: 19 Feb 2009 11:11
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2019 00:27
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/23623

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