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Essays in industrial organisation

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The first chapter considers a common agency model where two competition authorities share information about a firm under investigation. It shows that information-sharing can sometimes be welfare detrimental unless the authorities coordinate their enforcement policies as well as share information. The reason behind is that the authorities may have different leniency levels and the firm may decide to provide less precise information to one in an attempt to appeal the other. Furthermore it sh...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
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Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
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Supervisor
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2012-07-20

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