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Do companies have non compete agreements between each other?

This is known as dividing markets or market allocation, and it is against the law in the US, the EU, and I imagine in most countries with antitrust laws.
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Why is collective bargaining by a group of employees not the same thing as price-fixing?

This is more of an elaboration of The Almighty Bob's answer: It is true that if we start from a competitive market (i.e. large numbers of buyers and sellers), then granting market power to sellers (e....
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What does liberal economic theory say about monopolies?

Monopoly and competition are one of the central topics in microeconomics, so there many theories on the source of monopoly, and they are not universally applicable. Government intervention is ...
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