Merger Simulation in Competition Policy : A Survey

  title={Merger Simulation in Competition Policy : A Survey},
  author={Oliver Budzinski Isabel Ruhmer},
  • Oliver Budzinski Isabel Ruhmer
  • Published 2008
Advances in competition economics as well as in computational and empirical methods have offered the scope for the employment of merger simulation models in merger control procedures during the past almost 15 years. Merger simulation is, nevertheless, still a very young and innovative instrument of antitrust and, therefore, its ‘technical’ potential is far from being comprehensively exploited and teething problems in its practical use in the antitrust environment prevail. We provide a… CONTINUE READING
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