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Competition policy in modern retail markets

Hans W. FriederiszickElżbieta GłowickaJournal of Antitrust Enforcement, Oxford University Press, November 2015

Hans W. Friederiszick and Ela Glowicka published an article on the Journal of Antitrust Enforcement. The article maps out the alignment of characteristics of products targeted by recent antitrust enforcement in Europe with the likelihood of free-rider effects taking place. Specifically in the case of products with search and experience characteristics, intensive enforcement activity despite prevalent free-riders were found.

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Keywords: competition law, cross-channel shopping, externalities, retail competition