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The Making of Competition Policy: Legal and Economic Sources

Daniel A. Crane and Herbert Hovenkamp


This book provides edited selections of primary source material in the intellectual history of competition policy from Adam Smith to the present day. Chapters include classical theories of competition, the U.S. founding era, classicism and neoclassicism, progressivism, the New Deal, structuralism, the Chicago School, and post-Chicago theories. Although the focus is largely on Anglo-American sources, there is also a chapter on European Ordoliberalism, an influential school of thought in post-War Europe. Each chapter begins with a brief essay pulling together the important themes from the period ... More

Keywords: intellectual history, competition policy, Adam Smith, classicism, neoclassicism, progressivism, New Deal, structuralism, Chicago School, post-Chicago theories

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199782796
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199782796.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel A. Crane, editor
Professor of Law, University of Michigan

Herbert Hovenkamp, editor
Ben V. & Dorothy Willie Professor of Law, University of Iowa

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