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Econometric analysis of mergers from a company's point of view

I am learning about financial analysis of mergers and acquisitions: most of the models are based on accounting principles and simple assumptions. I wanted to delve deeper into more statistical/ ...
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Can a horizontal merger in a highly concentrated market be beneficial to consumers if the cost synergy of the 2 merging firms is large enough?

There are three firms in a market and they compete in quantities ( a la Cournot).Two of the three firms merge (horizontal merger). The two merging firms will be able to reduce marginal costs ...
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Merger simulation literature request

In an effort to empirically back up merger simulation models (which are rarely used in practice) I am trying to find 'old' papers, working papers, memos, etc. that have data on simulations people ran ...
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Demand functions in merger simulation models

Currently competition authorities usually decide whether to approve a merger or not based on the total revenues or capacities of the merging firms and some rule of thumbs. A reason for this is that ...