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Interactions between competition and consumer policy.

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This paper discusses complementarities and tensions between competition policies and consumer protection policies. The paper argues that markets will often supply adequate customer protection without the need for extra public intervention. Special areas where intervention might be needed are discussed, including the need to combat deceptive marketing and the need to provide additional market transparency (about both headline prices and shrouded product attributes). A few instances are present...

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Journal:
Competition Policy International
Volume:
4
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2008
URN:
uuid:ff166fcf-c3c1-4057-9cf5-10e295b66468
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:15244

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