< Go back to the Publications

Competition in bidding markets

June 2007


"Competition authorities become interested in auctions by a number of routes. In competition advocacy, they may advise other parts of government on how to design auctions in order to improve their efficiency — the degree of competition. They may evaluate mergers and agreements between firms that operate in auction markets. And they may be concerned with collusion and abuse of a dominant position in auctions"

Disclaimer: this external document does not necessarily represent the views of Microeconomix.

Download the document