Detect and prevent antitrust violations
Topic:PURCHASING--LAWS AND REGULATIONS
Note:In Public Management -- Vol. 80 - no. 1 (January 1998).
Summary:Bid rigging, price fixing, and other typical antitrust violations have a more devastating effect on the American public than any other type of economic crime. Such illegal activity contributes to inflation, shakes public confidence in the country's economy, and undermines our system of free enterprise.