YEARBOOK OF ANTITRUST AND REGULATORY STUDIES (YARS) is published by the Centre for Antitrust and Regulatory Studies (CARS) which is part of the University of Warsaw Faculty of Management.
YARS (ISSN 1689-9024) is a double peer-reviewed scientific periodical, focusing on legal and economic issues of antitrust and regulation. It is intended to:
- present the most important and current issues surrounding competition protection, primarily restrictive practices and mergers but also state aid, and as well as pro-competitive sector-specific regulation, mainly in the telecommunications, postal services, energy and transport sectors;
- focus on the underlying assumptions, experiences and achievements of competition protection and sector-specific regulation in Poland as well as in other countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), taking into consideration the consequences of CEE's membership in the European Union, OECD and WTO;
- contain papers written primarily by CEE authors: academics, legal practitioners and consultants, judges and civil servants (including staff of EU institutions), mostly lawyers and economists;
- introduce Central and Eastern Europe's antitrust and regulation field to foreign readers: academics, legal practitioners, consultants as well as the staff of public authorities and courts dealing with antitrust and regulatory cases in other countries.
YARS is primarily published in a printed form; all of its printed volumes are available at the Economic Bookstore firstname.lastname@example.org and Faculty Bookstore Tomasz Biel email@example.com.
The YARS articles are accessible under the Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3.0 Poland License.
They are also accissible via many open sources databases, including
Polish Scientific Bibliography (Polska Bibliografia Naukowa, PBN)
Index Copernicus (IC)
Central European Journal of Science and Humanities (CEJSH)
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
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