Book introduction: Antitrust law in the new economy

Posted by Social Science Research Network Book introduction: Antitrust law in the new economy By Mark R. Patterson (Fordham University) Abstract:      Markets run on information. Buyers make decisions by relying on information about the products available, and sellers decide what to produce based on information about what buyers want. But the ways in […]

Competition law and policy after Brexit

Posted by Social Science Research Network Competition law and policy after Brexit By Niamh Dunne (London School of Economics & Political Science) Abstract:     Competition law and policy is an area where the EU legal framework has had a particularly significant impact on the evolution of UK law. The EU rules have functioned as both […]

Attention markets & the law

Posted by Social Science Research Network Attention markets & the law By Tim Wu (Columbia University) Abstract:     Human attention is a resource. An increasingly large and important sector of the economy, including firms such as Google, Facebook, Snap, along with parts of the traditional media, currently depend on attentional markets for their revenue. Their […]

Citizen Fox: The global antitrust vision of Eleanor Fox

Posted by Social Science Research Network Citizen Fox: The global antitrust vision of Eleanor Fox By Philip Marsden (College of Europe) & Spencer Weber Waller (Loyola University of Chicago) Abstract:     This chapter will examine the growth of Professor Eleanor Fox’s global and cosmopolitan vision for the future of competition policy. Over her illustrious career, […]

Defining ‘big data’ in antitrust

Posted by Social Science Research Network Defining ‘big data’ in antitrust By Xavier Boutin & Georg Clemens (Compass Lexecon) Abstract:     This paper provides a definition of “big data” in antitrust. While big data has become an important topic in the antitrust literature and in competition policy practice, no clear-cut definition of big data […]

Will antitrust regulators please stand up — Apple’s free pass

Will antitrust regulators please stand up — Apple’s free pass By Nicolas Petit Last week, Russia’s competition authority said that Apple colluded with resellers to fix the price of its iPhone. This unprecedented decision closes a long period of antitrust leniency towards the giant iPhone maker. And it also puts front and center the question of Apple’s industry […]

The Duke Model: A performance-based solution for compensating college athletes

Posted by Social Science Research Network The Duke Model: a performance-based solution for compensating college athletes By David A. Grenardo (St. Mary’s University) Abstract:      College athletes should reap what they sow. They create a product in the multi-billion dollar business of college athletics, namely football and men’s college basketball games, that relies on […]

Optimal licensing under incomplete information: the case of the inside patent holder

Posted by Social Science Research Network Optimal licensing under incomplete information: the case of the inside patent holder By Cuihong Fan (Shanghai University), Byoung Heon Jun & Elmar Wolfstetter (Korea University) Abstract:     We reconsider the inside innovators’ optimal licensing problem, assuming incomplete information and unit cost profiles that may or may not have the […]

Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, Antonin Scalia law school, George Mason University, on the proposed revisions to the people’s republic of china anti-unfair competition law

Posted by Social Science Research Network Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, on the Proposed Revisions to the People’s Republic of China Anti-Unfair Competition Law By Koren W. Wong-Ervin, Douglas H. Ginsburg, Joshua D. Wright & Bruce H. Kobayashi (George Mason University) Abstract:     This comment is submitted by […]

Do premiums increase after health insurance mergers? – a reassessment of Guardado et al.’s findings

Posted by Social Science Research Network Do premiums increase after health insurance mergers? – a reassessment of Guardado et al.’s findings By Robert Bourke, Mark A. Israel, Ben Wagner & David A. Weiskopf (Compass Lexecon) Abstract:     Guardado, Emmons, and Kane (2013) found that premiums in Nevada increased by 13.7 percent following the merger of […]

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