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Measuring Benchmark Damages in Antitrust Litigation
Journal of Econometric Methods (2014)
  • Daniel L Rubinfeld, Berkeley Law
  • Justin McCrary, Berkeley Law
Abstract

We compare the two dominant approaches to estimation of benchmark damages in antitrust litigation, the forecasting approach and the dummy variable approach. We give conditions under which the two approaches are equivalent and present the results of a small simulation study.

Keywords
  • antitrust; damages estimation; law and economics.
Publication Date
Winter 2014
Citation Information
Daniel L Rubinfeld and Justin McCrary. "Measuring Benchmark Damages in Antitrust Litigation" Journal of Econometric Methods Vol. 3 Iss. 1 (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jmccrary/3/