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Some economics of abuse of dominance

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The paper offers an economic appraisal of selected aspects of EC law and policy towards abuse of dominance (Article 82). After a brief discussion of thresholds for dominance, five theories of exclusionary harm to compeptition are outlined, concerning: predatory pricing, partial exclusion to exploit rivals, divide-and-rule exclusion, leverage of market power, and maintenance of market power. Issues arising in three EC cases on which judgment was given in 2007 are then discussed in the light of...

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University of Oxford
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Department of Economics Discussion Paper Series
Publication date:
2007-11-01
Paper number:
376
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1144068
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2020-12-15

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