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Diskussionspapiere 1460 / 2015

What Clients Want: Choices between Lawyers' Offerings

We analyze a client's choice of contract in auctions where Dutch law firms compete for cases. The distinguishing feature is that lawyers may submit bids with any fee arrangement they prefer: an hourly rate, a fixed fee or a \mixed fee," which is a time-capped fixed fee plus an hourly rate for any additional hours should the case take longer than expected. This format of selling legal services is unusual ...

2015| Flóra Felsö, Sander Onderstal, Jo Seldeslachts
Konferenz

BCCP Conference and Policy Forum 2016

Big data is transforming the world we live in. The instant availability of information impacts how individuals consume, how businesses thrive or fail, how society makes scientific discoveries, as well as how governments design and implement informed policies. At a pace and scale unanticipated 20 years ago, information technology is enabling consumers globally. Uncountable services make use of a...

17.06.2016
DIW Roundup 43 / 2014

Marktstrukturen in der Trinkwasserversorgung

Mit mehr als 6.000 Unternehmen kann die Trinkwasserversorgung Deutschlands im internationalen Vergleich als höchst fragmentiert angesehen werden. Während die Trinkwasserversorgung in zahlreichen Ländern durch eine ähnliche Fragmentierung gekennzeichnet ist, gibt es aber auch Beispiele höchst konsolidierter Versorgungsstrukturen: so gibt es in England und Wales lediglich 22 Trinkwasserversorgungsunternehmen ...

2014| Michael Zschille
Externe referierte Aufsätze

A Retrospective Merger Analysis in the U.K. Videogame Market

We study the effect of a merger in a dynamic high-technology industry—the videogame market—which is characterized by the frequent introduction of new products. To assess the impact of the merger between two large specialist retailers in the United Kingdom—Game Group PLC and Games Station Limited—we perform a difference-in-differences analysis comparing the price evolution of the merging parties with ...

In: Journal of Competition Law & Economics 10 (2014), Iss. 4, S. 933-958 | Luca Aguzzoni, Elena Argentesi, Paolo Buccirossi, Lorenzo Ciari, Tomaso Duso, Massimo Tognoni, Christiana Vitale
Berlin IO Day

The 1st Berlin IO Day

The Berlin IO Day is a new one-day workshop sponsored by Berlin's leading academic institutions, including DIW Berlin, ESMT, WZB, Humboldt University Berlin, and Technical University Berlin which takes place twice a year, in the Fall and in the Spring. The aim is to create an international forum for high quality research in Industrial Organization in the heart of Berlin, one of Europe's most...

27.09.2013
Diskussionspapiere 1321 / 2013

Merger Externalities in Oligopolistic Markets

We quantify externalities on profitability and market shares of competing firms in oligopolistic markets through the transition from an n to an n - 1 player oligopoly after a merger. Competitors are identified via the European Commission's market investigations and our methodology allows us to distinguish the externality due to the change in market structure from the merger effect. We obtain results ...

2013| Klaus Gugler, Florian Szücs
Diskussionspapiere 1330 / 2013

They Played the Merger Game: A Retrospective Analysis in the UK Videogames Market

We study the effect of a merger in a dynamic high-technology industry-the videogame market- which is characterized by frequent introduction of new products. To assess the impact of the merger between two large specialist retailers in the UK, we perform a difference-in-differences analysis comparing the price evolution of the merging parties to that of their 7 major competitors on an original sample ...

2013| Luca Aguzzoni, Elena Argentesi, Paolo Buccirossi, Lorenzo Ciari, Tomaso Duso, Massimo Tognoni, Cristiana Vitale
Berlin IO Day

The 3rd Berlin IO Day

The Berlin IO Day is a one-day workshop sponsored by Berlin's leading academic institutions, including DIW Berlin, ESMT, WZB, Humboldt University Berlin, and Technical University Berlin which takes place twice a year, in the Fall and in the Spring. The aim is to create an international forum for high quality research in Industrial Organization in the heart of Berlin, one of Europe's most vibrant...

26.09.2014
Berlin IO Day

The 2nd Berlin IO Day

The Berlin IO Day is a one-day workshop sponsored by Berlin's leading academic institutions, including DIW Berlin, ESMT, WZB, Humboldt University Berlin, and Technical University Berlin which takes place twice a year, in the Fall and in the Spring. The aim is to create an international forum for high quality research in Industrial Organization in the heart of Berlin, one of Europe's most vibrant...

13.03.2014
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