The Antitrust Prohibition of Excessive Pricing

@article{Gilo2018TheAP,
  title={The Antitrust Prohibition of Excessive Pricing},
  author={David Gilo and Y. Spiegel},
  journal={International Journal of Industrial Organization},
  year={2018},
  volume={61},
  pages={503-541}
}
Excessive pricing by a dominant firm is unlawful in many countries. To assess whether it is excessive, the dominant firm’s price is often compared with price benchmarks. We examine the competitive implications of two such benchmarks: a retrospective benchmark where the price that prevails after a rival enters the market is used to assess whether the dominant firm’s pre-entry price was excessive, and a contemporaneous benchmark, where the dominant firm’s price is compared with the price that the… Expand
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