Sanctions: Is more always better? Introduction Laurence IDOT Professeur à l’Université Paris II-Panthéon Assas Présidente du comité scientifique de Concurrences 1. Après les enquêtes et le rôle de l’économie comportementale dans l’appréciation des comportements, voici venu le temps des sanctions, thème (...)
John M. Connor was Professor of industrial economics at Purdue University in Indiana from 1983 to 2011, and since 2011 Professor Emeritus. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Boston College and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. Connor has worked an expert on dozens of antitrust law cases, most recently as an Expert Economist at OnPoint Analytics, Inc. since 2014. He is an experienced economic analyst assisting antitrust authorities and law firms in cases involving allegations of price-fixing and estimating economic damages. From 1979 to 1983 he was head of Food Manufacturing Research in the Economic Research Service of USDA. Dr. Connor specializes in empirical research in industrial economics and antitrust policy; since 1996 the focus of his research has been the competitive analysis of international cartels. He is the author of 13 books and monographs and more than 200 articles in journals of economics and law, many of them based on large data sets on international cartels or price-fixing overcharges that he assembled. His book Global Price Fixing, received two national writing awards in 2002 and 2003. A second revised edition of Global Price Fixing was released in 2006.
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La revue Concurrences a publié dans son N° 4-2009 un article de M. Ehmer et Rosati qui contestait le point de vue soutenue par Mme Neelie Kroes, Commissaire en charge de la politique de concurrence, dans un discours officiel tenu à Bruxelles en mars 2009, selon lequel l’importance des sanctions (...)
Presentation At a time when the Commission is publishing new guidelines on the calculation of fines in antitrust matters, it seems appropriate to question the purpose and effectiveness of the penalties imposed on undertakings that have infringed the competition rules, particularly in the case (...)