Examples & Explanations: Antitrust

Antitrust : Examples & Explanations is designed to be accessible to students with no background in economics, but also sophisticated enough for advanced courses on anti-trust law. Author Christopher Sagers provides…

Antitrust : Examples & Explanations is designed to be accessible to students with no background in economics, but also sophisticated enough for advanced courses on anti-trust law. Author Christopher Sagers provides straightforward introductions to the principles of antitrust law and uses the proven-effective Examples & Explanations pedagogy to illustrate the practical applications of the principles described under each topic.

Antitrust, a timely and succinct study guide, features :

  • a two-pronged approach to describing the economics of antitrust law
  • an intuitive, non-quantitative introduction, followed by
  • traditional and quantitative economic analysis
  • a consistent emphasis on real-world business transactions for example, the book gives extensive, accessible background material to put things like mergers and acquisitions, marketing, and product distribution into real-world context
  • comprehensive coverage
    • the Sherman and Clayton Acts
    • the Robinson-Patman Act
    • merger review under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act
    • procedural and institutional complexities of antitrust law
    • antitrust law vis-a-vis innovation and intellectual property
    • the scope of antitrust law, including comprehensive coverage of the many antitrust immunities and exemptions
  • systematic organization, from the most general to the most specific
  • advanced topics such as oligopoly theory, monopolistic competition, and product distribution

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