Richard Pryke’s paper is a valuable contribution to the consideration of the lessons of US airline deregulation for Europe. He offers us two major conclusions in this paper: ‘However, it seems likely that the net benefits from liberalisation in Europe will be smaller than the gains from deregulation in the United States’ and ‘If liberalisation is not to turn out a monopolistic damp squib, it is vital that governments and the EC should do everything possible to foster competition and make airline routes as contestable as possible.’


Market Entry Price Discrimination European Economic Community Market Entrant Price Collusion 
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