Economic Tools for Gauging the Competitive Effects of Partial Acquisitions in the Energy Sector

Economic Tools for Gauging the Competitive Effects of Partial Acquisitions in the Energy Sector

Yianis Sarafidis, Andrea Asoni
Antitrust & Competition

In the Summer 2017 edition of the Transportation and Energy Industries Committee’s Newsletter, the authors examine two economic tools, the modified HHI and the modified GUPPI, that may be useful in the antitrust analysis of partial acquisitions and joint ventures. The authors motivate the economic principles underlying these two tools and discuss how the economists at the agencies may use these tools in their antitrust analysis of partial acquisitions and joint ventures. To read the article, click the link below. 

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