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Dissecting Professor Wu and Yelp’s Local Search Study: An Antitrust Law...

By Joshua D. Wright (George Mason University) Abstract:     In a 2015 article co-authored with three Yelp employees, Professor Wu purports to examine evidence from...

Manipulation for Competition: Pricing Models in the Presence of Promotional Reviews

By Tingting Nian (University of California), Liangfei Qiu, Jingchuan Pu & H. Kenneth Cheng (University of Florida) Abstract:      In the past decade, we...

The Taking Economy: Uber, Information, and Power

By Ryan Calo (University of Washington) & Alex Rosenblat (Data & Society Research Institute) Abstract:     Sharing economy firms such as Uber and Airbnb facilitate...

The Emerging High-Court Jurisprudence On The Antitrust Analysis Of Multisided Platforms

By David S. Evans – Between September 2014 and September 2016 high courts in multiple jurisdictions released five decisions that address applying competition law to...

‘Uber Economy’: Employee, Self-Employed or the Need for a Special Employment...

By Adrian Todolí-Signes (University of Valencia) Abstract:     The Digital era has changed industrial relationships dramatically and this has caused a considerable degree of legal...

Privacy’s Trust Gap

By Neil M. Richards (Washington University) & Woodrow Hartzog (Samford University) Abstract:      It can be easy to get depressed about the state of...

Competing with big data

By Jens Prufer (Tilburg University) & Christoph Schottmüller (University of Copenhagen) Abstract:     This paper studies competition in data-driven markets, that is, markets where the...

Rise of the API copyright dead?: An updated epitaph for copyright...

By Peter S. Menell (University of California) Abstract:      After a decade of bruising legal battles, the courts and software industry norms largely resolved...

Android, iOS And Market Power – What Does Mobile Platform Competition...

By Jakob Kucharczyk  The European Commission’s competition investigation into Google’s Android mobile operating system (“OS”) has raised a lot of attention and commentary. So far...

Enforcement In Digital Markets

By Dr. Anna Blume Huttenlauch Andreas Mundt, president of the German Federal Cartel Office (“FCO”), recently emphasized the important role of competition authorities in tackling...

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