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Competition Policy in Small Distant Open Economies: Some Lessons from the Economics Literature (WP 03/31)

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Monday, 1 December 2003
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JEL classification: 
K21 - Antitrust Law
L40 - Antitrust Issues and Policies: General
L50 - Regulation and Industrial Policy: General
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This paper reviews the economic literature on the implications of an economy's size and isolation for competition law.


Paper prepared for the New Zealand Treasury. It has benefited from comments on an earlier version by Lee Colville, Joanna Gordon, Rory McLeod, Frederick Sautet, Neil Quigley, Fleur Knowsley and Annemieke Karel.


The views, opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this Working Paper are strictly those of the author(s). They do not necessarily reflect the views of the New Zealand Treasury. The New Zealand Treasury takes no responsibility for any errors or omissions in, or for the correctness of, the information contained in this Working Paper. The paper is presented not as policy, but to inform and stimulate wider debate.

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Wednesday, 24 October 2007