Can horizontal mergers actually boost competition?

Hackbarth, D. and Taub, B. (2018) Can horizontal mergers actually boost competition? ProMarket, 14 Aug.

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Research by Dirk Hackbarth and Bart Taub shows the potential to merge in the future increases competition prior to merging. Hence–in contrast to the conventional view–mergers can indeed be pro-competitive.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Taub, Professor Bart
Authors: Hackbarth, D., and Taub, B.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > Adam Smith Business School > Economics
Journal Name:ProMarket
Publisher:Stigler Center at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business

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