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A review of merger decisions in the EU: What can we learn from ex-post evaluations?

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A review of merger decisions in the EU: What can we learn from ex-post evaluations? / Ormosi, Peter (Lead Author); Havell, Richard; Mariuzzo, Franco.

European Commission, 2016. 113 p.

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Ormosi, Peter ; Havell, Richard ; Mariuzzo, Franco. / A review of merger decisions in the EU: What can we learn from ex-post evaluations?. European Commission, 2016. 113 p.

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