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Empirical Approaches for Identifying Maverick Firms: An Application to Mortgage Providers in Australia

Breunig, Robert; Menezes, Flavio


This paper develops an empirical strategy to identify maverick-like behavior. This strategy includes measuring two behavioral dimensions: (i) the extent to which particular suppliers underprice rivals; and (ii) the timing of the suppliers' responses to systemic cost changes. This strategy is applied to a dataset that contains interest rates charged by mortgage providers in Australia from January 2003 to October 2006. We then evaluate suppliers' behavior both in terms of the rates that they...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Competition Law & Economics
DOI: 10.1093/joclec/nhm035


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