How Cartels Endure and how They Fail: Studies of Industrial Collusion

Edward Elgar Publishing
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Why do some cartels fail and others succeed? This question has intrigued economists for a hundred years, and they have created an extensive body of theory to help explain cartel behaviour. This book looks at the experience of actual cartels and challenges
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Edited by Peter Z. Grossman, Clarence Efroymson Chair in Economics, Butler University, US
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Edward Elgar Publishing
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Published on
Jan 1, 2004
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Pages
324
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ISBN
9781781956373
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Industries / General
Business & Economics / International / Economics
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