Working Papers

cGUPPI: Scoring Incentives to Engage in Parallel Accommodating Conduct

August 10, 2015

In this paper, the authors propose an index for scoring coordination incentives, which they call the “coordination GUPPI” or cGUPPI. This paper describes the cGUPPI methodology and its properties, including its relationship to the GUPPI used to score unilateral effects. It also illustrates the mechanics of the cGUPPI methodology with several examples of hypothetical mergers. To read more, click the link below.

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