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CCP book - Behavioural Economics in Competition and Consumer Policy

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"This book summarises the most significant developments in thinking in this area: for some it will be an accessible introduction, for others a reminder and a reference point to the more detailed analytical studies that are available." - Sarah Chambers 

Download the presentation slides from the launch of the book, which took place at the Competition Commission on the 27th November 2013.

The implications of behavioural economics for competition and consumer policy have received keen interest from academics and policy-makers in recent years. CCP researchers have approached this topic from the perspectives of economics, law, politics and business management in writing Behavioural Economics in Competition and Consumer Policy, which reflects the Centre's interest, expertise and multidisciplinary approach to policy-making.

The book draws on researchers' insights, based on surveys, experiments, theoretical work and market case studies, into specific behavioural issues and how these may or may not be resolved by intervention. The book's intended audiences are policy-makers and practitioners who may be weighing up whether and how to take the evidence on behavioural traits into account when considering intervention in markets. The book has been written to make it accessible to a wide range of readers, whether in public, private or third sector organisations. It comprises an Introduction and Glossary followed by eight chapters that include real-world case studies. It can be read as an introduction to the area, or as a reminder and a reference point to the more specialised analytical studies that are available. 

For queries or more information, please contact ccp@uea.ac.uk

2014

Hviid, M and Peysner, J β€˜Comparing Economic Incentives to Pursue Private Actions across EU member states', in B. Rodger (Ed.), Competition Law: Comparative Private Enforcement and Collective Redress in the EU, Kluwer Law International, forthcoming 2014

2013

Mehta, J (ed)  Behavioural Economics in Competition and Consumer Policy, CCP, November 2013

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Mantzari, D and Tapia, J  β€˜The Regulation/Competition Interaction' in Ioannis Lianos and Damien Geradin (eds.), Handbook on European Competition Law - Substantive Aspects, (Edward Elgar)

Wadlow, C β€˜The Impact of General European Union Law on Industrial Property Law' in Ohly, A, and Pila, J (eds.), The Europeanization of Intellectual Property Law, Oxford University Press, 978-0-19-966510-5

2012

Akman P The Concept of Abuse in EU and Competition Law, Law and Economic Approaches Hart Publishing, 2012

2011

Agisilaou P, Kallis D and Kleanthous K.K Competition Policy in Cyprus 1989-2009, Nomiki Vivliothiki, Athens, Greece, 2011

Wadlow, C The Law of Passing Off: Unfair Competition by Misrepresentation, Sweet & Maxwell, May 2011

Whelan, P Criminal Cartel Enforcement in the European Union: Avoiding a Human Rights Trade-off, chapter 10 in Criminalising Cartels: A Critical Interdisciplinary Study of an International Regulatory Movement', Beaton-Wells & Ezrachi (eds) (Hart Publishing: Oxford) (forthcoming)

2010

Wadlow, C Unfair Competition by Misappropriation: The reception on international news in the common law, in The Common Law of Intellectual Property, Essays in Honour of Professor David Vaver, edited by Lionel Bently, Catherine W Ng and Giusepppina D'Agostino, Hart Publishing (Aug 2010)

2009

Hviid, M and Stephan, A - Fines Which Deter? The Graphite Electrodes Cartel in Bruce Lyons (ed.), Cases in European Competition Policy, Cambridge University Press, Chapter 5

Kassim, H and Stevens, H - Air Transport and the European Union: Europeanization and and its Limits, Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics, December 2009.

Lyons, B Cases in European Competition Policy: the Economic Analysis, Cambridge University Press (September)

Lyons, B - Anticompetitive Agreements or Good Governance? The Orders and Rules of British Horseracing in Bruce Lyons (ed.), Cases in European Competition Policy, Cambridge University Press, Chapter 8 

Lyons, B - An Economic Assessment of EC Merger Control: 1958-2007 in Xavier Vives (ed), Competition Policy in the EU: Fifty Years on from the Treaty of Rome, Oxford University Press, September 2009.

2008

Davies, S and Lyons, B - Mergers and Merger Remedies in the EU, Edward Elgar

2007

Lodge, M and Stirton, L - Telecommunications Policy Reform: Embedding Regulatory Capacity in Gordon Baker (ed.), No Island is an Island: The Impact of Globalization on the Commonwealth Caribbean, Chatham House, Chapter 5, pp.98-121 (April)

Waddams Price, C - Effect of Liberalising UK Retail Energy Markets on Consumers in Dieter Helm (ed.), The New Energy Paradigm, Oxford University Press, Part III, Chapter 12, pp.348-371 (April)

Wadlow, Christopher (2007) The case for reclaiming European unfair competition law from Europe's consumer lawyers. In: The Regulation of Unfair Commercial Practices under EC Directive 2005/29β€”New Rules and New Techniques. Studies of the Oxford Institute of European and Comparative Law (4). Hart Publishing, Oxford, pp. 175-189. ISBN 9781841136998

2006

Gaudeul, A and Jullien, B - E-Commerce, Two-Sided Markets and Info-Mediation in Eric Brousseau and Nicolas Curien (eds.), Internet and Digital Economics, Cambridge University Press, Part III, Chapter 9 

Harker, M, Mathieu, L and Waddams Price, C - Regulation and Consumer Representation in Michael Crew and David Parker (eds.), International Handbook on Economic Regulation, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Chapter 10

Scott, AD, Hviid, M and Lyons, B - Merger Control in the UK, Oxford University Press

2004

Davidson, R, Davies, SW, Gasiorek, M, Lyons, B, Ulph, D, Vaughan R and Winters, A - The Impact of a Single Currency in Europe on Product Markets: Theory and Evidence in A. Dierx, F. Ilzkovitz and K. Sekkat (eds.), European Integration and the Functioning of Product Markets, Edward Elgar, Chapter 2, pp.17-60 

Pre-CCP

Waddams Price, C - Yardstick Competition and Comparative Performance Measures in Practice in Lester C. Hunt (ed.), Energy in a Competitive Market: Essays in Honour of Colin Robinson, Edward Elgar, Chapter 2 (2003)

Waddams Price, C and Ugaz, C (eds.) - Utility Privatisation and Regulation: A Fair Deal for Consumers?, Edward Elgar (2003)

Bennett, M and Waddams Price, C - Incentive Contracts in Utility Regulation in Eric Brousseau and Jean-Michel Glachant (eds.), The Economics of Contract, Cambridge University Press, Chapter 23, pp.416-439 (2002)

Clarke, R, Davies, SW, Dobson, P and Waterson, M - Buyer Power and Competition in European Food Retailing, Edward Elgar (2002)

Fitzgerald, L and Waddams Price, C - Gas in Peter Vass (ed.), Regulatory Review, Centre for the Study of Regulated Industries, pp.63-74 (2001)

Harker, M - Competition in UK Network Industries in Encyclopedia of Comeptition Law (contributing editor), Chapter 15, Sweet and Maxwell (2003)  

Waddams Price, C - Gas: Regulating for Social Needs in Colin Robinson (ed.) Regulating Utilities: New Issues, New Solutions, Edward Elgar, pp.166-186 (2001)