The Overcharge as a Measure for Antitrust Damages ∗

  title={The Overcharge as a Measure for Antitrust Damages ∗},
  author={Martijn A. Han and Maarten Pieter Schinkel and Jan Tuinstra},
Victims of antitrust violations can recover damages in court. Yet, the quanti…cation of antitrust damages and to whom they accrue is often complex. An illegal price increase somewhere in the chain of production percolates through to the other layers in a sequence of partial pass-ons. The resulting reductions in sales and input demands lead to additional harm to downstream (in)direct purchasers and upstream suppliers to the cartel, respectively. Nevertheless, U.S. civil antitrust litigation is… CONTINUE READING
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