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Definition: Cartels are agreements between most or all of the major producers of a good to either limit their production and/or fix prices. Cartels are generally illegal in the United States.

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Books on Cartels

  • The effects of competition: Cartel policy and the evolution of strategy and structure in British industry - George Symeonidis, MIT Press, 2002.
  • Breaking the Oil Cartel - Irwin Stelzer, Hudson Institute, 2000.
  • In the Beginning: The Story of the International Trade Cartel - Richard Kelly Hoskins, Virginia Publishing, 1995.
  • Mercantile States and the World Oil Cartel, 1900-1939 (Cornell Studies in Political Economy) - Gregory P. Nowell, Cornell University Press, 1994.
  • The Great Uranium Cartel - Earle Gray, McClelland and Stewart, 1992.
  • The Oil Cartel Case : A Documentary Study of Antitrust Activity in the Cold War Era - Burton Ira Kaufman, Greenwood Press, 1978.
Journal Articles on Cartels
  • The effects of competition: Cartel policy and the evolution of strategy and structure in British industry - George Symeonidis, MIT Press, 2002.
  • Breaking the Oil Cartel - Irwin Stelzer, Hudson Institute, 2000.
  • In the Beginning: The Story of the International Trade Cartel - Richard Kelly Hoskins, Virginia Publishing, 1995.
  • Mercantile States and the World Oil Cartel, 1900-1939 (Cornell Studies in Political Economy) - Gregory P. Nowell, Cornell University Press, 1994.
  • The Great Uranium Cartel - Earle Gray, McClelland and Stewart, 1992.
  • The Oil Cartel Case : A Documentary Study of Antitrust Activity in the Cold War Era - Burton Ira Kaufman, Greenwood Press, 1978.

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