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Recent Papers and Articles Published

Mike Holland and Jannie Rossouw:

Mike Holand, Jannie Rossouw and Jessica Staples, Focal Point Pricing: A challenge to the Successful Implementation of Section 10A (introduced by the Competition Amendment Act). South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences, Vol 18, No 3 (2015).

The paper can be found at http://www.sajems.org/index.php/sajems

Jessica Staples of Bowman Gilfillan, Mike Holland and Jannie Rossouw, Taking Public Interest Too Far: Walmart Stores Inc v Massmart Holdings Ltd, South African Mercantile Law Journal (volume 25, No.1, 2013).

Jannie Rossouw:

"Living standards: An economic perspective on quality of life in South Africa" (co-author), Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie: Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe (name translated as South African Academy: Journal of Humanities) Vol. 53, No. 1, March 2013.

"An international comparison of inflation credibility surveys" (co-author), South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences Vol. 16, No. 2, June 2013.

"A small note on a big difference: Percent change and percentage point change" Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie: Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe (name translated as South African Academy: Journal of Humanities) Vol. 53, No. 3, September 2013.

Breytenbach, A and Rossouw, J. 2013. 'n Ontleding van vergoedingsneigings in die Suid-Afrikaanse staatsdiens, 2005 tot 2012 (An analysis of remuneration trends in the South African civil service, 2005 to 2012) Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe (Journal of Humanities) Vol 53:4 December.

Conference Papers

Mike Holland, Jannie Rossouw and Jessica Staples, Focal Point Pricing: A Challenge to the Successful Implementation of section 10A (introduced by the Competition Amendment Act). Paper presented at the Seventh Annual Conference on Competition Economics and Policy on the 5th of September 2013, Johannesburg. Download PDF

Neelan Govender and Mike Holland, Pricing Behaviour in Manufacturing Industry in South Africa: Implications for Competition Policy. Paper presented at the Seventh Annual Conference on Competition Economics and Policy on the 5th of September 2013, Johannesburg. Download PDF

Global Competition Review: The Handbook of Competition Economics 2015

We have contributed a chapter on South Africa. Download PDF

Also view the chapter as an extract from the Handbook of Competition Economics 2015 at

www.GlobalCompetitionReview.com.

 

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