The Economic Impact of Merger Control Legislation

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Carletti, Elena; Hartmann, Philipp; Ongena, Steven;
  • Publisher: TILEC
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.irle.2015.01.004
  • Subject: Welt | Legal Institutions | Bankenpolitik | Department of Banking and Finance | G21 | Recht | Mergers and Acquisitions | Fusionskontrolle | G28 | financial regulation; legal institutions; merger control | D4 | Übernahme | Bank | 330 Economics | Financial Regulation | Mergers and Acquisitions,Competition Policy,Legal Institutions,Financial Regulation | Competition Policy
    • jel: jel:G21 | jel:D4 | jel:G28
      ddc: ddc:330

Based on a unique dataset of legislative changes in industrial countries, we identify events that strengthen the competition control of mergers and acquisitions, analyze their impact on banks and non-financial firms and explain the different reactions observed with spec... View more
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