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dc.contributor.authorBudzinski, Oliveren_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-12-06en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-12-06T13:13:16Z-
dc.date.available2012-12-06T13:13:16Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/67109-
dc.description.abstractThis paper provides a comparative analysis of methods for the empirical ex post evaluation of merger control decisions. It develops a competition-policy oriented framework of assessment criteria for the leading evaluation methods and applies them to structural modeling and simulation, differences-in-differences methods, event studies as well as survey-based methods. It concludes that a method-mix is recommendable, however, under the exclusion of event studies that fail to safeguard a minimum level of reliability of their results. Furthermore, the paper warns against overly optimistic expectations about the effects of systematic impact evaluations of merger decisions.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aTechn. Univ., Inst. für Volkswirtschaftslehre |cIlmenauen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIlmenau Economics Discussion Paper, Ilmenau University of Technology, Institute of Economics |x75en_US
dc.subject.jelC18en_US
dc.subject.jelC54en_US
dc.subject.jelL41en_US
dc.subject.jelL40en_US
dc.subject.jelK21en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordempirical methods of industrial organizationen_US
dc.subject.keywordmerger controlen_US
dc.subject.keywordcompetitionen_US
dc.subject.keywordpolicyen_US
dc.subject.keywordantitrust decisionsen_US
dc.subject.keywordcomparative analysisen_US
dc.titleImpact evaluation of merger control decisionsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn722215983en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:tuiedp:75-

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