Cartel deterrence: The search for evidence and argument

Harding, Christopher
June 2011
Antitrust Bulletin;Summer2011, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p345
Academic Journal
The article discusses the difficulty in measuring the efficacy of cartel deterrence policies and sanctions. The author begins by examining the reasons why deterrence has become central to the rhetoric surrounding cartel regulation and economic competition law. Difficulties identifying efficacy are related to the fact that cartels feature both corporate and individual law-breaking, which require the implementation of corporate fines and prison sentences.


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