Encyclopedia of Law and Economics

2019 Edition
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Market Definition

  • Javier ElizaldeEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7753-2_311


The goal of this essay is to explain the role attributed to the analysis of market definition in the guidelines which rule in the United States and the European Union and to revise some of the empirical tests proposed by researchers in the fields of competition Economics and Law along with some of the critiques they received regarding their applicability for antitrust purposes.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of NavarraPamplonaSpain