Navigating the New Matchmaker Economy Singapore Luncheon

Navigating the New Matchmaker Economy April 26 12:30-2:00pm Raffles Hotel 1 Beach Rd, Singapore Keynote Speaker David S. Evans Co-Author of Matchmakers: The New Economics of Multisided Platforms Harvard Business Review Press, May 2016 PANEL ON BUSINESS AND POLICY ISSUES William Kelly Uber Mr. Tolan Steele Visa Donny Soh Qlipp Daniel O´Connor CCIA John Fingleton […]

Comment: Time to reform deficient market structures

Posted by Financial Times Comment: Time to reform deficient market structures Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz (Managing Director, Global Economics Group) Regulators around the world have been investigating the manipulation of financial benchmarks for years now. While they will continue, we should also ask what can be done to deter and detech such conduct. It all started with […]

CPI needs a desk manager

CPI needs a desk manager

Desk Manager JOB DESCRIPTION: Minimum requirements: Minimum 2 years in an business role Proofreading skills Research oriented tasks Sound decision making skills Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work independently Proficiency with MS Office and QuickBooks. Organized, high energy, take-charge person Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing Knowledgable in Social Media Ability to increase […]

US: FTC seeks more information on Pfizer-Allergan merger

US: FTC seeks more information on Pfizer-Allergan merger

Pfizer and Allergan said they have received a request for additional information from the US Federal Trade Commission with respect to their merger. The FTC’s request for information extends the waiting period required under antitrust rules to 30 days, after the companies have provided the information. The companies said the request was anticipated as part […]

Remembering Our Friends In Brussels

After the horrible events this week, we wish to take a moment to remember all our friends in Brussels and Europe who were effected by this tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

The New Economics of Multi-sided Platforms: Matchmakers – Book presentation

Navigating the New Matchmaker Economy April 26 12:30-2:00pm Raffles Hotel 1 Beach Rd, Singapore Keynote Speaker David S. Evans Co-Author of Matchmakers: The New Economics of Multisided Platforms Harvard Business Review Press, May 2016 Many of the most dynamic public companies, from Alibaba to Facebook to Visa, and the most valuable start-ups, such as Airbnb […]

Antitrust Developments in China

This month, the Antitrust Chronicle (AC) addresses recent developments on Single Firm/Unilateral conduct. A rich variety of articles from Europe, the U.S., India and Mexico illustrate the latest changes to the notion of anticompetitive effects under article 102 TFUE, the legal tests applicable in section 2 cases, enforcement rules in the energy and telecom sectors […]

Matchmakers: The New Economics of Multisided Platforms

Matchmakers, Evans and Schmalensee’s new book on multi-sided platform businesses, is available for pre-order on Amazon.com in the US.   Many of the most dynamic public companies, from Alibaba to Facebook to Visa, and the most valuable start-ups, such as Airbnb and Uber, are matchmakers that connect one group of customers with another group of customers. Economists call matchmakers […]

Antitrust Developments in China

This month CPI would like to join the Chinese New Year celebrations this year of the monkey, and bring to our readers a special issue on Antitrust Developments in China. Last year, 2015, was a very active year for Chinese antitrust authorities as well as Chinese courts. The experience accumulated by the administrative agencies and […]