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“Doubt is Their Product”: The Difference Between Research and Academic Lobbying

By Tommaso Valletti (ProMarket) Research on market power, its causes, and its consequences has received a welcome revival in the past few years. A group of...

AMP It Up: As Its Antitrust Critics Grow Louder, Google Dials...

By: Alex Petros (Public Knowledge) Full disclosure: this blog post was not written with just the best prose and policy prescriptions in mind. There was...

A Law & Economics Perspective on Ruth Bader Ginsburg

By Ben Sperry & Christian Stout (Truth on the Market) With the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, many have already noted her impact on the...

Restoring Competition in the United States

By: Bill Baer, Jonathan B. Baker, Michael Kades, Fiona M. Scott Morton, Nancy L. Rose, Carl Shapiro & Tim Wu (ProMarket) Excessive market power plagues the...
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The Challenges to (Re)forming a Platform Economy for the People

By: Ariel Ezrachi & Gene Kimmelman (ProMarket) After years of timid enforcement against powerful online platforms, and silence from Congress, we are witnessing the awakening of antitrust...

Antitrust Lessons from AT&T’s M&A Fiasco

By: Jonathan M. Barnett  (Truth on the Market) AT&T’s $102 billion acquisition of Time Warner in 2019 will go down in M&A history as an...

Why the Federal Government’s Antitrust Case Against Google Should—and Likely Will—Fail

By: Thom Lambert (Truth on the Market) On October 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and eleven states with Republican attorneys general sued Google for...
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It’s Official: The Draft Bill GWB10

By Rupprecht Podszun, D'Kart Today, the German Federal Ministry of Economics officially published the draft bill on the new competition law. For months we have...

Can This Be the New Normal? 10 Questions on the Proposed...

By: Alfonso Lamadrid (Chilling Competition) Last week the European Commission launched a public consultation in relation to a proposed “new competition tool”. The impact of this “tool”...
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Little Law And No New Regulator: What’s Missing In The House...

By: Neil Chilson (Pro Market) It might be hard to believe the report is missing anything. After all, the subcommittee under Cicilline’s leadership spent more...

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