Market power in Chinese Taipei: Laws, policies and treatments

Kung Chung Liu, Yun Peng Chu

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Abstract

The experience of Chinese Taipei shows that opening up a previously protected market to new entrants can be a more effective and reliable way to enhance competition than regulating the behavior of dominant or monopolistic firms. Moreover, when opening up the market, the liberalizing measures adopted by government should be market-structure-neutral. That is, it should not try to dictate the direction and results of market competition. A more pressure-resistant mechanism should be designed to deal with market power, taking the form of a regime that is cross-sector, independent and collective in its decision-making, such as has been the case with Chinese Taipei's Fair Trade Commission.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)129-143
Number of pages15
JournalReview of Industrial Organization
Volume21
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2002
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Cable TV
  • Competition law
  • Market power
  • Merger
  • Telecommunications

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Strategy and Management
  • Economics and Econometrics

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