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What Twitter, the London Stock Exchange, and eHarmony Have in Common...

Nov 12, 2013 What Twitter, the London Stock Exchange, and eHarmony Have in Common and Why the Capital Markets Industry Should Care - David S....

Supplement to Platform Economics: The Economics of Multi-Sided Businesses

Oct 16, 2013   I’ve written the following articles on multi-sided platforms since the publication of Platform Economics: Essays on Multi-Sided Businesses in December 2011. Hopefully,...

What the Court’s Expert in the Interchange Fee Litigation Said about...

David Evans, Sep 10, 2013   Last week a court appointed expert in the interchange fee litigation in the United States submitted a memorandum that evaluated...

How Card Regulation is Killing Competition

David Evans, Aug 06, 2013   If you think there isn’t enough competition in the payments industry, just wait a few years - there will be...

Is it Time to Exclude Experts Who Ignore the Multisided Platform...

David Evans, Mar 13, 2013   In the next several columns I am going to develop the argument that the economics profession now knows that many...

Market Definition and Merger Analysis for Multi-Sided Platforms

David Evans, Richard Schmalensee, Nov 13, 2012 This paper provides a brief progress report on market definition and the analysis of mergers for multi-sided platforms....

A 2012 progress report on The Antitrust Analysis of Multi-Sided Platforms

David Evans, Richard Schmalensee, Nov 13, 2012 Adapted from the Introduction and Conclusions to The Antitrust Analysis of Multi-Sided Platforms by David S. Evans and...

Rivals for Attention

David Evans, Feb 14, 2013   There’s an old saying that nothing’s certain but death and taxes. I want to add something else to the list....

A few reflections on the FTC’s decision on Google

David Evans, Jan 08, 2013   The FTC’s 5-0 decision to drop its investigation into Google’s search-related practices is breathtaking. A number of companies had charged...

Price Signals in Two-Sided Markets

Joshua Gans, Jul 27, 2010 Two-sided platforms have represented an antitrust challenge in a similar way to the challenge posed by innovation and dynamics. Put...

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