An evaluation of the impact upon productivity of ending resale price maintenance on books

C. Ball, Stephen Davies, Matthew Olczak, Christopher Wilson

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Abstract

Report prepared for the OFT by the Centre for Competition Policy at University of East Anglia.
An examination of the ending of RPM aims to improve understanding of how competition interventions affect productivity, provide a methodological framework that could inform future evaluations and provide inputs to the ongoing debate about the effects of RPM.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherOffice of fair trading
Number of pages112
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2008

Publication series

NameOFT's economic discussion paper series
No.981

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    Ball, C., Davies, S., Olczak, M., & Wilson, C. (2008). An evaluation of the impact upon productivity of ending resale price maintenance on books. (OFT's economic discussion paper series; No. 981). Office of fair trading. http://www.oft.gov.uk/shared_oft/economic_research/oft981.pdf