Essays about: "Contestability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the word Contestability.

  1. 1. Consumer Welfare and the European Commission

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Nicolas Pershaf; [2022]
    Keywords : Consumer welfare; European Commission; Sustainability; Digital Markets; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This essay aims to answer several questions: how is consumer welfare defined in economics and by the Commission, how has the role of the concept evolved throughout the history of the Commission’s competition policy, and how do the modern problems of digital markets and sustainability affect the role of consumer welfare? It can first be stated that there exists a clear definition and a way to measure consumer welfare in economic theory. In short, it is the difference between what consumers would have been willing to pay for a good and what they actually had to pay. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tipping Markets : An analysis of the Commission's proposal for a Digital Markets Act

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Hedvig Sylwan; [2021]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The particular characteristics and practices of digital platforms have given rise to the phenomenon of “tipping”, where one platform provider takes the whole market. There has been a growing concern among competition law regulators and enforcers that the traditional ex-post antitrust instruments cannot remedy the distortion of competition it causes in digital markets. READ MORE

  3. 3. Contestability and Legitimacy : The Case for Contestability as Political Legitimization in the Presence of Problematic Contracts

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier

    Author : Henrik Österlund; [2019]
    Keywords : Contestability; Consent; Voluntarism; Political Theory; Legitimization; Problematic Contracts;

    Abstract : In this essay, I discuss the merits of contestability in contrast with consent as a meansof legitimizing the state. Particularly I have been concerned with problematiccontracts: Contracts with undefined obligations and their implications on thelegitimacy of voluntarist consent. READ MORE

  4. 4. Multiple large shareholders, control contestability and debt maturity : A study on the conflict of interest over debt maturity between minority and large shareholders on the Swedish stock exchange

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/FöretagsekonomiLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten; Linköpings universitet/FöretagsekonomiLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Maximilian Hamel Wassing; Martin Kenney; [2016]
    Keywords : Agency costs; control contests; cost of capital; debt maturity; debt structure; multiple large shareholders; ownership structure;

    Abstract : Background: Sweden has a tradition of a concentrated ownership structure where many owners use dual asset classes to maintain corporate control by possessing small portions of the dividend rights. Financial literature has shown that these controlling owners find more incentives to divert corporate resources for private use, at the expense of shareholders. READ MORE

  5. 5. The European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights: A Case Study of the Instrument's Conceptualisation of Democracy and Democratisaton

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jessica Brodd; [2012]
    Keywords : The Political Approach; EIDHR; Democracy Promotion; Democratisation; The Developmental Approach; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In recent years the idea and practice of democracy promotion has gained con-siderable attention and exists on every international organisation’s agenda. Due to the contestability of the concept of democracy, promoters are in front of a variety of instruments. READ MORE