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  • Antitrust penalties and the implications of empirical evidence on cartel overcharges 

    Katsoulacos, Yannis; Ulph, David Tregear (2013-11) - Journal article
    In this paper we provide a number of extensions to the theory of antitrust fines and we use these, with existing and new datasets, to contribute to a better understanding of the current fining policies of Competition ...
  • ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) : how far have we come? : analysis and evidence on effects of AFTA 

    Niyomsuk, Orachat (University of St Andrews, 2013) - Thesis
    This thesis addresses issues concerning trade effects of a particular RTA: AFTA. In the first part of the thesis, 2 different but related gravity frameworks are constructed as to evaluate the independent effects of AFTA ...
  • Consumer behaviour in a social context : implications for environmental policy 

    Ulph, David Tregear; Dasgupta, Partha; Southerton, Dale; Ulph, Alistair (University of St Andrews, 2014-01-01) - Working or discussion paper
    In this paper we summarise some of our recent work on consumer behaviour, drawing on recent developments in behavioural economics, in which consumers are embedded in a social context, so their behaviour is shaped by their ...
  • Consumption decisions when people value conformity 

    Ulph, David Tregear; Ulph, Alistair (University of St Andrews, 2014-10-01) - Working or discussion paper
    In this paper we assume that for some commodities individuals may wish to adjust their levels of consumption from their normal Marshallian levels so as to match the consumption levels of a group of other individuals, in ...
  • Decision errors, legal uncertainty and welfare : a general treatment 

    Ulph, David Tregear; Katsoulacos, Yannis (University of St Andrews, 2014-02) - Working or discussion paper
    This paper provides a general treatment of the implications for welfare of legal uncertainty. We distinguish legal uncertainty from decision errors: though the former can be influenced by the latter, the latter are neither ...
  • Essays in competition policy, innovation and banking regulation 

    Seifert, Jacob (University of St Andrews, 2014) - Thesis
    This thesis investigates the optimal enforcement of competition policy in innovative industries and in the banking sector. Chapter 2 analyses the welfare impact of compulsory licensing in the context of unilateral refusals ...
  • Essays on issues in climate change policy 

    Daube, Marc (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-23) - Thesis
    This thesis addresses three themes relating to climate change. The first is which types of fossil fuel to leave in the ground when they can differ in both their extraction cost and emissions rate. The analysis shows that ...
  • Keeping up with the Joneses : who loses out? 

    Ulph, David Tregear (2014-12) - Journal article
    This paper investigates how well-being varies with individual wage rates when individuals care about relative consumption and so there are Veblen effects – Keeping up with the Joneses – leading individuals to over-work. ...
  • Keeping up with the Joneses : who loses out? 

    Ulph, David Tregear (University of St Andrews, 2014-09-20) - Working or discussion paper
    This paper investigates how well-being varies with individual wage rates when individuals care about relative consumption and so there are Veblen effects – Keeping up with the Joneses – leading individuals to over-work. ...
  • Legal uncertainty, competition law enforcement procedures and optimal penalties 

    Ulph, David Tregear; Katsoulacos, Yannis (University of St Andrews, 2014-07-01) - Working or discussion paper
    In this paper we make three contributions to the literature on optimal Competition Law enforcement procedures. The first (which is of general interest beyond competition policy) is to clarify the concept of “legal uncertainty”, ...
  • Legal uncertainty, competition law enforcement procedures and optimal penalties 

    Katsoulacos, Yannis; Ulph, David Tregear (2015) - Journal article
    In this paper we make three contributions to the literature on optimal Competition Law enforcement procedures. A first contribution, of more general interest, is to formalise the concept of “legal uncertainty”, relying on ...
  • Measuring Tax Complexity 

    Ulph, David Tregear (Kluwer Law International, 2015-08-10) - Book item
  • Measuring tax complexity 

    Ulph, David Tregear (University of St Andrews, 2014-12) - Working or discussion paper
    This paper critically examines a number of issues relating to the measurement of tax complexity. It starts with an analysis of the concept of tax complexity, distinguishing tax design complexity and operational complexity. ...
  • Measuring the effectiveness of anti-cartel interventions : a conceptual framework 

    Katsoulacos, Yannis; Motchenkova, Evgenia; Ulph, David Tregear (University of St Andrews, 2015-12-21) - Working or discussion paper
    This paper develops a model of the birth and death of cartels in the presence of enforcement activities by a Competition Authority (CA). We distinguish three sets of interventions: (a) detecting, prosecuting and penalising ...
  • Moral behaviour, altruism and environmental policy 

    Daube, Marc Philip Klaus; Ulph, David Tregear (2016-02) - Journal article
    Free-riding is often associated with self-interested behaviour. However if there is a global mixed pollutant, free-riding will arise if individuals calculate that their emissions are negligible relative to the total, so ...
  • Moral behaviour, altruism and environmental policy 

    Ulph, David Tregear; Daube, Marc Philip Klaus (University of St Andrews, 2014-02-03) - Working or discussion paper
    Free-riding is often associated with self-interested behaviour. However if there is a global mixed pollutant, free-riding will arise if individuals calculate that their emissions are negligible relative to the total, so ...
  • Optimal climate change policies when governments cannot commit 

    Ulph, Alistair; Ulph, David Tregear (2013-10) - Journal article
    We analyse the optimal design of climate change policies when a government wants to encourage the private sector to undertake significant immediate investment in developing cleaner technologies, but the relevant carbon ...
  • Optimal climate change policies when governments cannot commit 

    Ulph, David Tregear; Ulph, Alistair (University of St Andrews, 2011) - Working or discussion paper
    We analyse the optimal design of climate change policies when a government wants to encourage the private sector to undertake significant immediate investment in developing cleaner technologies, but the relevant carbon ...
  • Optimal substantive standards for competition authorities 

    Katsoulacos, Yannis; Metsiou, Eleni; Ulph, David Tregear (2016-09) - Journal article
    Recent years have witnessed a significant resurgence in the debate concerning the optimal substantive standard to be used in the enforcement of competition law. One of the arguments proposed for using a Consumer Surplus ...
  • Optimal universal and categorical benefits with classification errors and imperfect enforcement 

    Ulph, David Tregear; Slack, Sean Edward (University of St Andrews, 2014-08-03) - Working or discussion paper
    We determine the optimal combination of a universal benefit, B, and categorical benefit, C, for an economy in which individuals differ in both their ability to work – modelled as an exogenous zero quantity constraint on ...