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Law and Competition in Twentieth-Century Europe: Protecting Prometheus

David Gerber


Protecting economic competition has become a major objective of government in Western Europe, and competition law has become a central part of economic and legal experience. The competition law of the European Union has played a key role in the success of European integration during the last four decades, and it is likely to do so in the future. In recent years, national competition laws have also become increasingly important, often creating tensions between national-level and European-level regulation. Yet, despite its importance, images of European experience with competition law often rema ... More

Keywords: economic competition, competition law, European Union, European integration, protecting competition, competition dynamics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780199244010
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244010.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Gerber, author
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology