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Essays on competition policy

Gössl, Florian (2015) Essays on competition policy. PhD thesis, Universität zu Köln.

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    Abstract

    This thesis consists of self-contained analyses of three current topics in the field of competition policy. In Chapter 2, the impact of (a reduction of) complexity on welfare in competition cases is analyzed in a setting where asymmetric parties can acquire information to help their case and submit it to the decision-maker. In Chapter 3, the price effects of horizontal mergers as well as the incentives of firms to merge are analyzed in a bidding market. Finally, in Chapter 4, the impact of different pricing schemes on firms’ incentives to collude is analyzed in a differentiated-products market.

    Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
    Creators:
    CreatorsEmail
    Gössl, Floriangoessl@wiso.uni-koeln.de
    URN: urn:nbn:de:hbz:38-61827
    Subjects: no entry
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    KeywordsLanguage
    competition policy, horizontal mergers, bidding markets, capacity constraints, information acquisition, informational lobbying, collusion, price discrimination, non-linear pricingEnglish
    Faculty: Wirtschafts- u. Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät
    Divisions: Wirtschafts- u. Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät > Staatswissenschaftliches (Volkswirtschaftliches) Seminar
    Language: English
    Date: 2015
    Date Type: Publication
    Date of oral exam: 26 May 2015
    Full Text Status: Public
    Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2015 17:09:55
    Referee
    NameAcademic Title
    Wambach, AchimProf., Ph.D.
    Gürtler, OliverProf. Dr.
    Münster, JohannesProf. Dr.
    URI: http://kups.ub.uni-koeln.de/id/eprint/6182

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