This article explores the relationship between competition and ethical codes in services. It starts from considerations relating to the imperfect information of consumers on their needs and specificities of the services offered and asks whether self regulation (in form of ethical codes) could be a substitute for competition.
JENNY, F. (2002). Regulation, Competition and Professions. In: The Anticompetitive Impact of Regulation. 1st ed. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, pp. 116-127.