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7- Competition Defaults and Antitrust Remedies in Digital Search

Competition, Defaults, and Antitrust Remedies in Digital Search

The rapid growth in digital platforms and information technology are greatly affecting how consumers discover and purchase products, making online markets the most attractive...
Gatekeepers’ Tollbooths for Market Access: How to Safeguard Unbiased Intermediation

Gatekeepers’ Tollbooths for Market Access: How to Safeguard Unbiased Intermediation

Gatekeepers may seek to maximize revenues by replacing any unbiased, purely relevance-based intermediation of business users with a biased, payment-based intermediation. To this end,...
Mr. Watson, Come Here. I Want To See You: A Message From the Communications Industries on How To Promote Competition in the Online Platform Space

Mr. Watson, Come Here. I Want To See You: A Message...

The “legacy” communications industries — plain old telephone service, fixed and mobile broadband access, cable and satellite video distribution — afford two useful teachings...
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The Google Complaint: A Step Backward for Antitrust Policy

By Jay Ezrielev (Elevecon)1   The U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and eleven states filed their Complaint against Google, accusing the company of anticompetitive conduct to...
Online Search Competition and the Risk of Unintended Consequences of Data Access

Online Search Competition and the Risk of Unintended Consequences of Data...

Mandatory access to digital platforms’ data is one of the remedies proposed to address potential failures in digital markets. In addition to the high...
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Ten Things To Know About The ACCC’s Digital Platforms Inquiry

August 2019 CPI Oceania Column edited by Sam Sadden (CPI) presents: Ten Things To Know About The ACCC’s Digital Platforms Inquiry By Prof. Caron Beaton-Wells (University...

Defining Markets for Multi-Sided Platforms: The Case of Search Engines

Posted by Social Science Research Network Defining Markets for Multi-Sided Platforms: The Case of Search Engines By Thomas Hoppner (Technical University Wildau) Abstract:     Despite the rise...

Competition, Innovation, and Dynamic Change in the Internet Information Search Industry

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle R. Shyam Khemani, Aug 22, 2014 At the core of the widely acknowledged economic...

Why Some Platform Businesses Face Many Frivolous Antitrust Complaints and What...

David Evans, Dec 20, 2012 In the last decade a number of internet-based multi-sided platforms have emerged that provide free services to, in some cases,...

The Role of Keyword Advertising in Competition Among Rival Brands

David Evans, Elisa Mariscal, Sep 13, 2012 A consumer types the name of a brand into a search engine. In most cases, the search-results page...
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