chapter  12
ECONOMIC THEORY AND COMPETITION POLICY IN THE NETHERLANDS
Pages 19

To the surprise of politicians, journalists and many economists, competition policy in the Netherlands is increasingly coming under attack from EC competition policy. A subject that has for decades received almost no attention in the mass media and the financial and even professional media, is suddenly a news item. Not a ver^ hot item maybe, but one can now regularly read articles on the subject. The prestigious Dutch paper N R C even published a series of articles under the heading Nederland Kartelland (The Netherlands: Nation of Cartels).