Unilateral-Effects Analysis

Unilateral-Effects Analysis

Definition

A method of calculating the likely anticompetitive effects of a proposed merger based on the elasticities, margins, and recapture ratios of a particular market. The resulting loss of competition is called a unilateral anticompetitive effect because it does not depend on firms in the market acting interdependently. The model is particularly useful in markets with differentiated products that are not identical and target different consumers.

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