Evaluating the public benefit test

Project leader(s)

Purpose and benefits

Through a review of existing guidelines and assessment of the economics distinguishing public and private benefit, this project evaluated the public benefit test applied in authorisations to assess the effectiveness of its application and to foster the creation of a network of trade practices economists.


Vijaya Nagarajan, An assessment of the public benefit test in authorisation determinations by the ACCC, September 2005 [PDF, 980KB]

Image: Emeritus Professor Peter Drahos (RegNet)

Professor Peter Drahos

Peter Drahos is an Emeritus Professor in the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet), ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, at the Australian National...

Trade, investment & IP 440x440

Trade, investment and intellectual property

This cluster looks at the impacts of the trade, investment and intellectual property regimes on the regulatory sovereignty and capacity of states and the consequences that flow from those impacts.

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