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  • Fixing Platform Monopoly within the Google Search Case

    Google is on trial for anticompetitive behaviors designed to guard its monopoly in web search. Herb Hovenkamp analyzes a number of potential cures the presiding courtroom and Division of Justice might pursue and suggests which of them might reach reinforcing competitors to guard client pursuits. Alphabet (Google) is on trial, charged by the Division of…

  • Panic-driven Financial institution Runs and Public Communication

    Utilizing a family survey with data remedies carried out within the aftermath of the SVB’s collapse, we look at the potential for a big financial institution’s failure to set off financial institution runs and the effectiveness of public communication in containing such a danger. We discover that information about SVB’s collapse will increase households’ propensity…

  • Do Wealth Taxes Considerably Curb Wealth Inequality?

    Politicians and governments in the US and elsewhere have lately proposed or applied wealth taxes to complement income and cut back wealth inequality. In a brand new examine, Samira Marti, Isabel Z. Martínez, and Florian Scheuer present how decreases in wealth taxes led to will increase in wealth inequality in Switzerland, although they discover that…

  • Merged Corporations Provide Much less Product Selection

    In new analysis, Enghin Atalay, Alan Sorensen, Christopher Sullivan, and Wanjia Zhu discover that mergers and acquisitions usually result in the merged agency providing much less product selection than when the 2 corporations operated pre-merger. In 2022, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the US totaled $2.4 trillion. M&A supply buying corporations the distinctive alternative to…

  • How US Antitrust Enforcement In opposition to Xerox Promoted Innovation by Japanese Rivals

    Xerox invented trendy copier know-how and was so profitable that its model title grew to become a verb. In 1972, U.S. antitrust authorities charged Xerox with monopolization and ultimately ordered the licensing of all its copier-related patents. As new analysis by Robin Mamrak exhibits, this antitrust intervention promoted subsequent innovation within the copier business, however…

  • How Anthony Downs’s Evaluation Explains Rational Voters’ Preferences for Populism

    In new analysis, Cyril Hédoin and Alexandre Chirat use the rational-choice concept of economist Anthony Downs to clarify how populism rationally arises to problem established establishments of liberal democracy. Coming from the suitable in addition to from the left of the political spectrum, populist actions are rising throughout Western nations. In some nations, they’ve received…

  • The Affect of Giant Institutional Buyers on Innovation Is Not as Optimistic as One Would possibly Anticipate

    In a brand new paper, Bing Guo, Dennis C. Hutschenreiter, David Pérez-Castrillo, and Anna Toldrà-Simats examine how giant institutional traders influence agency innovation. The authors discover that giant institutional traders encourage inner analysis and improvement however discourage agency acquisitions that might add patents and information to their corporations’ portfolios, hampering total innovation. Innovation and expertise…

  • The FTC Wants To Focus Arguments on Technological Transitions After Excessive-Profile Losses

    Joshua Grey and Cristian Santesteban argue that the Federal Commerce Fee’s focus in Meta-Inside and Microsoft-Activision on slender markets like VR health apps and consoles missed the boat on the true competitors problem: the risk to future competitors in nascent markets like VR platforms and cloud gaming. The Federal Commerce Fee has been the topic…

  • Antitrust Enforcement Will increase Financial Exercise

    Simcha Barkai describes the outcomes of recent analysis inspecting the influence of antitrust enforcement on U.S. financial exercise with co-authors Tania Babina, Jessica Jeffers, Ezra Karger, and Ekaterina Volkova. Enforcement, they discover, will increase financial exercise. In new work, joint with Tania Babina, Jessica Jeffers, Ezra Karger, and Ekaterina Volkova, we hand-collect a whole historical…

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