The Two-Sided Market Literature Enriches Traditional Antitrust Analysis

David Park, William Rooney, Apr 19, 2007 The term two-sided market sounds strange to the antitrust lawyer´s ear. Antitrust markets typically are not described as...

The Empirics of Antitrust in Two-Sided Markets

Marc Rysman, Apr 19, 2007 Recent theoretical research on the implications of two-sided markets is gaining recognition for its implications in antitrust. However, the role...

Two-Sided Platform Markets and the Application of the Traditional Antitrust Analytical...

Renata Hesse, Apr 19, 2007 It only takes working through a single matter that involves a two-sided market to recognize that the antitrust analysis can...

The Industrial Organization of Markets with Two-Sided Platforms

David Evans, Richard Schmalensee, Apr 19, 2007 Many diverse industries are populated by businesses that operate "two-sided platforms." These businesses serve distinct groups of customers...

Introduction to the Symposium

Jean-Charles Rochet, Jean Tirole, Apr 19, 2007 It is our pleasure to introduce this special issue of Competition Policy International, dedicated to the Two-Sided Markets...

Time to Rethink Merger Policy?

Jordi Gual, Apr 19, 2007 This paper provides a critical analysis of some of the key features of merger policy as understood and practiced in...

Are Article 82 EC and Intellectual Property Interoperable? The State of...

Maurits Dolmans, Paul-John Loewenthal, Robert O'Donoghue, Apr 19, 2007 The objectives of intellectual property rights (IPR) and competition law are essentially the same: both promote...

Holding Innovation to an Antitrust Standard

Richard Gilbert, Apr 19, 2007 Several antitrust cases have involved allegations of anticompetitive innovation or product design and some plaintiffs and antitrust scholars have argued...

The Logic and Limits of Ex Ante Competition in a Standard-Setting...

Damien Geradin, Anne Layne-Farrar, Apr 19, 2007 Some scholars have questioned the process by which cooperative standards are typically set, worrying about the potential for...

From the Editor: Spring 2007

Our fifth issue of Competition Policy International brings diverse fare from 29 leading economists and lawyers from the European Community and the United States....

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