The Private International Cartels (PIC) Data Set comprises the largest known collection of legal-economic information on contemporary price-fixing cartels. This publication constitutes a subset of the data collection that covers 1990 to 2012 in a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. It also includes a data guide that details the scope, strengths, and limitations of the data. The first sections explain the scope, strengths, and limitations of the PIC data. The second section analyses the size of, injuries caused by, and antitrust penalties imposed on contemporary price-fixing cartels.
Pages 2 and 3 of the spreadsheet show currency exchange rates and, importantly, a list of footnotes and abbreviations such as two-digit industry codes and country codes.
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Researchers should cite this work as follows:
- Connor, J. M. (2017). Private International Cartels Full Data 2012-4-13 2012-1 Edition. Purdue University Research Repository. doi:10.4231/R7GF0RPJ
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