China's Anti-Monopoly Law: what is the welfare standard?

Pingping Shan, Guofu Tan, Simon J. Wilkie, Michael A. Williams

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Abstract

China's Anti-Monopoly Law (AML) sets forth the country's antitrust enforcement policies. We investigate the welfare standard that the AML seeks to maximize by examining both its stated language and, via revealed preference, the antitrust actions taken by the Anti-Monopoly Enforcement Authority.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)31-52
Number of pages22
JournalReview of Industrial Organization
Volume41
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Anti-Monopoly Law
  • Antitrust
  • Merger
  • Welfare standard

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