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Cartels and productive efficiency

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and governments have always been subject to scrutiny, and sometimes severe sanctions. Since the twentieth century, competition law has become global. The two largest and most influential systems of competition regulation are United States antitrust law and European Union competition law . National and regional competition authorities across the world have formed international support and enforcement networks. Modern competition law has historically evolved on a country level to promote and maintain competition in markets principally within the territorial boundaries of nation-states . National competition law usually does not ...
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Supernormal Profit – Consequences of Supernormal Profit and ...
It can be argued that there is no firm that is really a monopoly because true monopoly exists when there is only one producer of a commodity that has no close substitute. However, it can be said that monopoly exists when one firm dominates a market. The demand curve is downward sloping and the monopoly firm is the price taker. Monopolies are caused by economies of scale (can create natural monopolies) and a firm controlling an essential factor of production. (can create artificial monopolies). Monopolies that are able to make supernormal profits, are not necessarily against the public interest, in fact, almost all, if not all ... market research, surveys and trends

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CARTELS AND PRODUCTIVE EFFICIENCY

Cartels and productive efficiency: Evidence from German coal ...
Jun 22, 2007 ... capital input increased from 135.5 million Marks to 865.3 million Marks (538 percent), and labour input from 19315 workers to 150890 workers ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Cartels, managerial incentives, and productive efficiency in ...
increased from 135.5 million Marks to 865.3 million Marks (538 percent), ..... relationship between management compensation and productive efficiency is ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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programs in uncovering cartels and provide incentives to cartel .... This harm to “productive” and “dynamic” efficiency is no less real than that to ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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Nov 17, 2005 ... generates productive efficiencies and increases producer surplus? More fundamentally, it is not necessarily the case that a monopsony cartel ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Research Summary for a General Audience
This document provides a somewhat chatty discussion of selected research papers that may be accessible to a broader audience.  It starts with a discussion of different styles of research in economics, to try to better explain how some of my "basic research" fits in and how it might be used by other economists, and why it might be important even if it doesn't directly relate to policy.  The document then provides more in-depth discussion of a few selected papers in different areas of economics. At the end of each extended description of a paper or set of papers, I have included an "executive summary" that ...
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Unemployed individuals are unable to earn money to meet financial obligations. Failure to pay mortgage payments or to pay rent may lead to homelessness through foreclosure or eviction. The loss of health insurance benefits that comes with unemployment increases susceptibility to malnutrition, illness, mental stress, and loss of self-esteem, leading to depression. Dr. M. Harvey Brenner conducted a study in 1979 on the "Influence of the Social Environment on Psychology." Brenner found that for every 10% increase in the number of unemployed there is a 1.2% in total mortality, a 1.7% increase in cardiovascular disease, 1.3% more ...