• 1. Introduction
  • 2. Prior Theoretical and Empirical Research
  • 3. Legal Cartels in the German Competition Law
  • 3.1 History of German Cartels
  • 3.2 Cartels in the German Competition Law
  • 4. Quantitative Importance of Legal Cartels
  • 4.1 Number of Cartels
  • 4.2 Industry Distribution
  • 5. Analysis of Condition and Cooperation Cartels
  • 5.1 Data Description
  • 5.2 Motives for Cartel Formation
  • 5.3 Life Cycles of Legal Cartels
  • 6. Conclusion
  • Appendix
  • References