Screening markets for cartel detection - collusive marker in the CFD cartel-audit
Christian Lorenz ()
Industrial Organization from EconWPA
Coordination Failure Diagnostics (CFD) is a model that analyses real market processes with the help of time pattern analysis and investigates whether they operate efficiently (See www.wiwi.uni-muenster.de/cfd). The CFD cartel-audit should enable the detection of cartels via characteristic market process patterns. This is based on the assumption that existing cartels cause failures in the observed process patterns. The CFD cartel-audit attempts to draw conclusions from these process patterns in order to find hidden cartels and to engage antitrust agencies into additional more detailed audits.
Keywords: cartel; cement; collusive marker; market screening; price fixing (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: L13 L41 L61 D43 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-com, nep-cse, nep-mic and nep-reg
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Journal Article: Screening markets for cartel detection: collusive markers in the CFD cartel-audit (2008)
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