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Predatory pricing and Dawson - Protecting the competitive process, not competitors!

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Griggs, LD, Predatory pricing and Dawson - Protecting the competitive process, not competitors!, University of New South Wales Law Journal Forum, 9, (1) pp. 36-39. ISSN 1447-7297 (2003) [Refereed Article]


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Abstract

The question is relatively simple to state: under what circumstances, and to what extent, can a corporation with substantial market power engage in vigorous price-cutting? Pricing is predatory where a corporation sells at unsustainably low prices in an attempt to drive competitors from the market. However, predatory pricing may be difficult to distinguish from legitimate pro competitive conduct, such as vigorous discounting. Vigorous competition is desirable because it is likely to deliver economically efficient outcomes.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Law
Research Field:Law not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Justice and the Law
Objective Field:Justice and the Law not elsewhere classified
Author:Griggs, LD (Mr Lynden Griggs)
ID Code:26921
Year Published:2003
Deposited By:Law
Deposited On:2003-08-01
Last Modified:2009-07-17
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