ACCEPTED PAPERS

Startups and young innovative and knowledge-based firms mergers: an antitrust issue?

Camila C. Pires-Alves (UFRJ), Manuel Gonzalo (UFRJ) and Marcos Puccioni de Oliveira Lyra (UFRJ)

Leniency and cooperation programs in Brazil: an empirical analysis from 1994 to 2014

Fernanda Mariana da Silva Lima (UERJ), Lucia Helena Salgado (UERJ) and Eduardo Pedral Sampaio Fiuza (IPEA)

Origins of antitrust law in Brazil

Luiz Carlos Delorme Prado (UFRJ) and Pedro Navarrete (UFRJ)

Competition policy and industrial development: the challenges of structural transformation in South Africa

Simon Roberts (University of Johannesburg)

Regional competition enforcement: co-operation between SADC competition authorities in the investigation of cross-border cartels

Alex Kühn (The Competition Commission of South Africa) and Mfundo Ngobese (The Competition Commission of South Africa)

The role of judicial review in developing evidentiary standards of economic analysis under administrative enforcement: on the example of market analysis in the Russian competition enforcement during 2008-2015

S. Avdasheva (Higher School of Economics), S. Golovanova (Higher School of Economics), Y. Katsoulacos (Athens U. Econ. Bus.)

Community detection as a screening device for bid-rigging: the case of Brazilian procurement tenders

Eduardo Pedral Sampaio Fiuza (UFRJ)

Using worker flows to measure firm dynamics in Brazil – entry, exit and mergers

Eduardo Pontual Ribeiro (UFRJ), Carlos Henrique Corseuil (IPEA), Danilo Santa Cruz Coelho (IPEA) and Luciene Souza (PUC-Rio)

Economic cartel damages: harm to competition, private damage and optimal fine

Fabiana Tito (Tendencias)

Collusive benchmark rates fixing

Nuria Boot (DIW Berlin), Timo Klein (Amsterdam U.) and Maarten Pieter Schinkel (Amsterdam U.)

Cartel damage evaluation: a case study of the liquefied petroleum gas sector in Pará, Brazil

José Féres (IPEA) and Nathalie Gressler Afonso (FGV)

Competition policy evaluation through damage estimation in fuel retail cartel

Simone Maciel Cuiabano (Ministry of Finance)

Adapt and survive: an analysis of the perspectives for selective distribution systems in the age of electronic commerce

Felipe Renault Coelho da Silva Pereira (University of Edinburgh)

Assessing competition in Brazil’s electricity market if bid-based system dispatch were adopted

Richard L. Hochstetler (FGV)

Algorithms and big data - policy solutions for fighting inequality and their consequences for antitrust analysis

Marcela Mattiuzzo (USP)

Auctions with Interdependency and Capacity Constraint: Assets Allocation in the Brazilian Power Transmission Sector

Lucas V. Motta (UFPE) and Francisco S. Ramos (UFPE)

The effects of competition on price and quality of triple play: evidence from the Brazilian telecommunications market

Tainá Leandro (ANCINE) and Victor Gomes (UNB)

Event study applied to merger’s analysis: theory and cases in Brazil

Sergio A. de Souza (UFC), Pedro R. Fernandes (Iplanfor) and Lucia Helena Salgado (UERJ)

In the middle of the shelf: Antitrust blindness to non-typical behavioral economics’ monopolization strategies

Bruno Bastos Becker (USP)

Non price effects in merger analysis – a pervasive ingredient in antitrust policy, in Brazil and elsewhere

Bernardo Gouthier Macedo (LCA), Sílvia Fagá de Almeida (LCA) and Paulo Adania (LCA)

Should competition authorities care about conglomerate mergers?

Paulo Furquim de Azevedo (Insper) and Carolina Policarpo Garcia (FGV)

Recapture ratios in merger analysis

Serge Moresi (Charles River Associates) and Hans Zenger (European Commission)

Tacit Semi-Collusion

Leonardo J Basso (U. Chile) and Tom Ross (UBC) [Invited Paper]