Do court-ordered breakups spur innovation?
Leon Taylor ()
Law and Economics from University Library of Munich, Germany
Breaking up a monopoly may have stimulated innovation in oil refining over decades. In the shorter run, the immediate demand for oil may have spurred more innovation.
Keywords: oil; refining; antitrust; innovation; patents (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: K21 L42 L65 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 10 pages
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