WORKING PAPERS Do Retail Mergers Affect Competition? Evidence from Grocery Retailing

Abstract

This study estimates the price effects of horizontal mergers in the U.S. grocery retailing industry. We examine fourteen regions affected by mergers including both highly concentrated and relatively unconcentrated markets. We identify price effects by comparing markets affected by mergers to unaffected markets using both difference-in-difference estimation… (More)

Topics

Figures and Tables

Sorry, we couldn't extract any figures or tables for this paper.