Conceptual Foundations of Antitrust

Conceptual Foundations of Antitrust
Conceptual Foundations of Antitrust
Black, O
9780521142076
30/04/2010
£34.99
Pb
Cambridge University Press

This is a philosophical study of concepts that lie at the foundation of antitrust - a body of law and policy designed to promote or protect economic competition.

Topics covered are: the nature of competition; the relation between competition and welfare; the distinction between per se rules and rules of reason; agreements; concerted practices; and the spectrum from independent action to collusion.

Although there are many legal and economic books on antitrust, this is the first book devoted to the philosophical scrutiny of the concepts that underpin it. No prior knowledge of philosophy is presupposed.

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