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Competition Law in the developing world : The why and how of adoption and its implications for international competition law

  title={Competition Law in the developing world : The why and how of adoption and its implications for international competition law},
  author={Dina and I. and Waked},
Over the last decade most developing countries have adopted competition laws that aim at preventing anticompetitive and monopolistic practices and that facilitate efficient competitive environments. The motives to adopt these laws have varied. In some instances, rules have been adopted over the course of many years in response to local pressures, in order to mend behaviours imposing social costs on societies. In other instances, rules have been recommended as tools to achieve development. In… 

The diffusion of competition law in Africa: theoretical perspectives on the policy transfer process

This thesis uses policy diffusion theories as the theoretical framework for the study of the proliferation of competition laws in Africa. By forming synergies with the diffusion literature, the

Adopting competition law in Asia: an increasingly complex reality

  • S. V. Uytsel
  • Political Science
    Research Handbook on Asian Competition Law
  • 2020
For a long time, the Philippines and Japan were the only Asian countries with a competition law. The oldest competition law in Asia, that of the Philippines, dates back to 1925.1 Japan enacted its

Evaluating the influence of EU competition rules and Islamic principles on the treatment of abuse of dominance under Egyptian competition law

Egypt faced three central pressures to introduce its own competition law in 2005: first, EU/Egypt trade relations, second, introduction of the 1991 privatisation programme and third, its long-term

The Competition Law Institutions in the BRICS Countries: Developing Better Institutional Models for the Protection of Market Competition

The paper provides a comparative overview of the BRICS competition regimes with a special focus on the institutional design of the national competition authorities in these countries. It analyses the

Markets Need Not Be Perfect: Competition Policy and Market Structure Analysis in the Global South

DOI: 10.12957/dep.2016.26510 Abstract This article explores alternatives to the proscribed ideal of perfect competition and allocative efficiency that are more suitable to countries in the Global

Antitrust as Public Interest Law: Redistribution, Equity, and Social Justice

This article proposes the use of antitrust law to reduce poverty and address inequality. It argues that the antitrust laws are sufficiently malleable to achieve such goals. The current focus of