Standards of Competition in the Irish Economy

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This paper argues that the Irish economy is characterised by high levels of industrial concentration and weak competition. Competition rules introduced in 1991 and strengthened in 1996 have had a significant effect in many markets, but the most extremely anti-competitive markets have remained from these rules. In some instances, political lobbying has… (More)

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@inproceedings{FINGLETON1997StandardsOC, title={Standards of Competition in the Irish Economy}, author={JOHN FINGLETON and Donal de Buitl{\'e}ir and Patrick F Lyons and Dermot McAleese and Paula O’Hare and Francis O’Toole and Frances P. Ruane}, year={1997} }