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New publication: "Competition law through an Ordoliberal Lens"

New publication by Ignacio Herrera Anchustegui

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This new article dealing with the Ordoliberalism as a competition policy has been published in the last issue of the Oslo Law Review and it is available in the following link:

https://www.journals.uio.no/index.php/oslawreview/article/view/2568

The abstract of the paper is below:

"Ordoliberalism is a German school of economic thought that advocates regulating the free market economic based on a set of state-imposed rules guaranteed by the economic constitution to impose a competitive order in society. It proposes an alternative method to pure laissez-faire and stateplanned economy for the better regulation of the market economy by having as goals the protection of the competitive process and individual freedom. In this article I submit that ordoliberalism, an indigenous European competition policy, is an adequate economic and analytical tool to base the practice and decision-making of competition law. My aim is twofold: contribute to the discussion on what ordoliberalism is in general and in particular concerning competition policy, and offer a refreshed perspective on an ordoliberal-oriented competition policy."