A 2012 progress report on The Antitrust Analysis of 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 Richard Schmalensee, which is forthcoming in Roger Blair and Daniel Sokol, eds., Oxford Handbook on International Antitrust Economics, Oxford University Press. Since the birth of the multi-sided platform literature, three […]

Libor, Screening & Reform

Rosa Abrantes-Metz, Jan 10, 2013 CPI Cartel Column edited by Rosa Abrantes-Metz (NYU Stern School of Business) Introduction by Rosa Abrantes-Metz Earlier last month I had the pleasure and the honor of presenting my work on Libor, Screens and Reform at the European Commission – I would like to share my presentation with you.  

Seven Principles for Reforming Financial Benchmarks

Rosa Abrantes-Metz, David Evans, Mar 05, 2013 (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) A number of regulators have been looking at how to dig financial markets out of the Libor mess. There isn’t much disagreement that bank-run benchmarks based on made-up numbers that can be readily manipulated have to be very significantly […]

“From Collusion to Competition” – Sixth Issue

Mar 01, 2013 CPI Cartel Column edited by Rosa Abrantes-Metz (NYU Stern School of Business)   Introduction by Rosa Abrantes-Metz Welcome to the February issue of “From Collusion to Competition.” This month’s column is dedicated to Romania. We have the privilege of having two excellent articles, the first by Dr. Bogdan Chiritoiu, President of the […]

The OECD/ICN Joint Survey on International Enforcement Cooperation: A Ground-Breaking Initiative

Feb 26, 2013 CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) The OECD/ICN Joint Survey on International Enforcement Cooperation: A Ground-Breaking Initiative by Philip Collins (Office of Fair Trading, OECD Competition Committee) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.)   The last 20 years have seen a marked increase in […]

Minority Shareholdings and the Competing Merger Control Jurisdictions of the EU and National Competition Authorities: The Ryan Air / Aer Lingus Case

Pedro Caro de Sousa, Feb 21, 2013 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) presents: Minority Shareholdings and the Competing Merger Control Jurisdictions of the EU and National Competition Authorities: The Ryan Air / Aer Lingus Case by Pedro Caro de Sousa (Linklaters) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) […]

Regional Competition Center for Latin America presents: Competition Challenges in the Supermarket Sector

Regional Competition Center for Latin America presents: Competition Challenges in the Supermarket Sector – by Emek Basker (University of Missouri) and Michael Noel* (Noel Economic Research) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) *Emek Basker is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri and an expert on the supermarket sector. Michael […]

Did the D.C. Circuit Gut the CFPB?

David Evans, Feb 05, 2013 (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) Did the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Board (CFPB) receive an appointment that violated the U.S. Constitution? A recent D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals decision strongly suggests that the answer is yes. The answer is important because the new powers […]