A report on Cartel

Headquarters of the Rhenish-Westphalian Coal Syndicate, Germany (at times the best known cartel in the world), around 1910
The printing equipment company American Type Founders (ATF) explicitly states in its 1923 manual that its goal is to "discourage unhealthy competition" in the printing industry.

Group of independent market participants who collude with each other in order to improve their profits and dominate the market.

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Headquarters of the Rhenish-Westphalian Coal Syndicate, Germany (at times the best known cartel in the world), around 1910

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Kone

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Elevator engineering and service company employing over 60,000 personnel across 60 countries worldwide.

Elevator engineering and service company employing over 60,000 personnel across 60 countries worldwide.

The former Kone corporate offices in Munkkiniemi, Helsinki
Flags at Kone corporate headquarters, built in 2001 in Keilaniemi, Espoo, Finland
Kone UltraRope in elevator shaft
Kone EcoDisc motor

In total, the industry received a 1 billion EUR fine for cartel activity across Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.

George W. Stocking Sr.

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George Ward Stocking Sr. (September 24, 1892 – June 7, 1975) was an American economist, who was one of the pioneers of industrial organization and an early writer on international cartels.

Otis Worldwide

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American company that develops, manufactures and markets elevators, escalators, moving walkways, and related equipment.

American company that develops, manufactures and markets elevators, escalators, moving walkways, and related equipment.

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An Otis escalator

In February 2007, European Union regulators fined Otis Elevator €225 million (US$295.8 million) for being part of a price-fixing cartel in the Belgian, Dutch, Luxembourg, and German markets.

Market concentration

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Function of the number of firms and their respective shares of the total production in a market.

Function of the number of firms and their respective shares of the total production in a market.

There are game theoretic models of market interaction (e.g. among oligopolists) that predict that an increase in market concentration will result in higher prices and lower consumer welfare even when collusion in the sense of cartelization (i.e. explicit collusion) is absent.

Syndicate

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Self-organizing group of individuals, companies, corporations or entities formed to transact some specific business, to pursue or promote a shared interest.

Self-organizing group of individuals, companies, corporations or entities formed to transact some specific business, to pursue or promote a shared interest.

A sales syndicate is a cartel with a joint sales agency.

Competition regulator

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Institution that oversees the functioning of the markets.

Institution that oversees the functioning of the markets.

Competition regulators may also regulate certain aspects of mergers and acquisitions and business alliances and regulate or prohibit cartels and monopolies.

British Valve Association

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The British Radio and Valve Manufacturers' Association (BVA) was a 20th-century cartel of vacuum tube (valve) manufacturers in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) that was designed to protect their interests from foreign competition.

Friedrich Kleinwächter

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Austrian economist.

Austrian economist.

In 1883 Kleinwächter presented the first scientific analysis on economic cartels.