Cornerstone Research staff and experts were chosen as winners in Concurrences Review’s annual selection of leading articles.
London—Concurrences Review selected two competition papers authored by Cornerstone Research staff and an affiliated expert as winners of the Antitrust Writing Awards 2017. The awards honour the best articles published or accepted for publication in peer-reviewed journals or professional business publications in the preceding year.
A jury of more than 50 international antitrust experts reviewed 600 papers and selected winners based on writing, scholarship, originality, practical relevance, and the contribution they make to competition advocacy. The awards are organised by Concurrences Review and the George Washington University Law School Competition Law Center.
Academic Article, Economics
This article discusses whether exclusive dealing arrangements between brewers and their distributors lead to foreclosure. Dr Asker evaluates the effect of these arrangements on competition in the Chicago beer market in 1994. He provides a diagnostic test indicating that foreclosure effects are not present in this market, suggesting that the most likely effect of intervention would be to reduce social welfare.
Business Article, Unilateral Conduct
In this article, the authors discuss some of the reasons for dual distribution and multi-channel distribution, review the economic analysis of RPM, and demonstrate that RPM plays a key role in facilitating the competitive benefits that can arise from dual distribution and multi-channel distribution.