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

Oct 16, 2013 (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) I’ve written the following articles on multi-sided platforms since the publication of Platform Economics:...

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

David Evans, Sep 10, 2013 (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) Last week a court appointed expert in the interchange fee litigation in...

How Card Regulation is Killing Competition

David Evans, Aug 06, 2013 (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) If you think there isn’t enough competition in the payments industry, just...

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

David Evans, Mar 13, 2013 (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) In the next several columns I am going to develop the argument...

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 (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) There’s an old saying that nothing’s certain but death and taxes. I...

A few reflections on the FTC’s decision on Google

David Evans, Jan 08, 2013 (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) The FTC’s 5-0 decision to drop its investigation into Google’s search-related practices...

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