ISBN 10: 0691158622 / ISBN 13: 9780691158624
Used / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "[H]is contribution to the debate is novel, provocative, and important."-- Choice. Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
0 avg rating
(0 ratings)

Synopsis:

Throughout the world, the rule against price fixing is competition law's most important and least controversial prohibition. Yet there is far less consensus than meets the eye on what constitutes price fixing, and prevalent understandings conflict with the teachings of oligopoly theory that supposedly underlie modern competition policy.



Competition Policy and Price Fixing provides the needed analytical foundation. It offers a fresh, in-depth exploration of competition law's horizontal agreement requirement, presents a systematic analysis of how best to address the problem of coordinated oligopolistic price elevation, and compares the resulting direct approach to the orthodox prohibition.


In doing so, Louis Kaplow elaborates the relevant benefits and costs of potential solutions, investigates how coordinated price elevation is best detected in light of the error costs associated with different types of proof, and examines appropriate sanctions. Existing literature devotes remarkably little attention to these key subjects and instead concerns itself with limiting penalties to certain sorts of interfirm communications. Challenging conventional wisdom, Kaplow shows how this circumscribed view is less well grounded in the statutes, principles, and precedents of competition law than is a more direct, functional proscription. More important, by comparison to the communications-based prohibition, he explains how the direct approach targets situations that involve both greater social harm and less risk of chilling desirable behavior--and is also easier to apply.

From the Back Cover:

"Kaplow has produced what is likely to be recognized as the definitive work on price fixing. His analysis is rigorous, comprehensive, lucid, and convincing."--Richard A. Posner, University of Chicago Law School

"Kaplow challenges--with gusto--the very foundations of existing price fixing doctrine. Read this book with an open mind and you will come away questioning basic concepts long taken for granted in antitrust law. Kaplow's analysis is precise and devastating. Prepare to be challenged and rewarded by this brilliant and radical book."--Carl Shapiro, University of California, Berkeley

"This is an ambitious book by a renowned scholar of antitrust law and economics on one of the most important and difficult topics in antitrust. Professor Kaplow demonstrates that current antitrust law for price fixing is fundamentally flawed and provides a fascinating road map for a new approach."--Richard J. Gilbert, professor emeritus, University of California, Berkeley

"This is the most significant book on the law and economics of collusion since Richard Posner's 1976 classic, Antitrust Law. Kaplow offers a well-conceived framework for examining the welfare impact of a price fixing regime and then uses it to produce many important insights. This provocative book will prove invaluable to scholars in economics and the law who work in the area of antitrust/competition policy. It is a must-read."--Joseph E. Harrington, University of Pennsylvania

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Book Condition: New

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Louis Kaplow
ISBN 10: 0691158622 ISBN 13: 9780691158624
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Bright Textbooks
(Aurora, CO, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. New Book. Seller Inventory # 0691158622-BTZ

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 28.39
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Louis Kaplow
ISBN 10: 0691158622 ISBN 13: 9780691158624
Used Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Books_Universe
(Sugarland, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: Used. Used Book. Seller Inventory # 0691158622-RMY

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 31.09
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Louis Kaplow
ISBN 10: 0691158622 ISBN 13: 9780691158624
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Books Planet
(Greenwood Village, CO, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. NEW BOOK. Seller Inventory # 0691158622-BKX

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 31.09
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Louis Kaplow
Published by Princeton University Press (2013)
ISBN 10: 0691158622 ISBN 13: 9780691158624
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
GlassFrogBooks
(Minden, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Princeton University Press, 2013. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0691158622-2-4

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 37.80
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Louis Kaplow
Published by Princeton University Press (2013)
ISBN 10: 0691158622 ISBN 13: 9780691158624
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Princeton University Press, 2013. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0691158622

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 32.82
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Kaplow, Louis
Published by Princeton University Press (2013)
ISBN 10: 0691158622 ISBN 13: 9780691158624
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Princeton University Press, 2013. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # WP-9780691158624

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 45.10
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 12.54
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Louis Kaplow
Published by Princeton University Press (2013)
ISBN 10: 0691158622 ISBN 13: 9780691158624
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Princeton University Press, 2013. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0691158622

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 50.18
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Louis Kaplow
Published by Princeton University Press (2013)
ISBN 10: 0691158622 ISBN 13: 9780691158624
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Princeton University Press, 2013. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0691158622q

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 56.91
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Kaplow, Louis
Published by Princeton University Press (2013)
ISBN 10: 0691158622 ISBN 13: 9780691158624
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Princeton University Press, 2013. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Seller Inventory # P020691158622

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 55.51
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Louis Kaplow
Published by Princeton University Press 2013-06-30, Princeton (2013)
ISBN 10: 0691158622 ISBN 13: 9780691158624
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Princeton University Press 2013-06-30, Princeton, 2013. hardback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 9780691158624

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 59.96
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 8.36
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are 19 more copies of this book

View all search results for this book