Retooling antitrust law for digital markets

I was recently invited by Concurrences (thank you!) at the French Parliament to assess the need to retool antitrust law for digital issues. We had a very nice exchange among the panel that I would like to thank for opening up many new avenues of research. I also very much enjoyed the format – a real discussion […]

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Links of September 2019

Please find below the articles that I enjoyed during the month of September 2019. Mostly antitrust-related, but not limited to it. Learn about them on a more regular basis by following me on Twitter at @LeConcurrential. Antitrust: A conversation about antitrust law with Nobel-price laureate Vernon L. Smith (Thibault Schrepel) It’s about Price, not Competition (Ramsi Woodcock) Innovation & IP (CPI) Deterring Bad […]

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A conversation with Vernon L. Smith

I am very pleased to add one Nobel laureate to my “Antitrust Conversations”: Vernon L. Smith. Vernon has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2002 for “having established laboratory experiments as a tool in empirical economic analysis, especially in the study of alternative market mechanisms.” According to the Nobel Committee, he has “laid […]

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Competition law academics’ favourite articles

I asked European academics/friends specializing in competition law to send me their 3 favorite competition law articles ever written and to explain their choice. Not easy (at all!) but here is their contribution. I leave you the pleasure of identifying which articles are the most cited, or to calculate the ratio of European articles vs. American […]

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Links of August 2019

Please find below the articles that I enjoyed during the month of August 2019. Mostly antitrust-related, but not limited to it. Learn about them on a more regular basis by following me on Twitter at @LeConcurrential. General antitrust: Symposium: Issues in Antitrust (Journal of Economic Perspectives) Fascism and Monopoly (Daniel A. Crane) Antitrust After Big Data (John M. Yun) Protecting Competition in the American Economy (Carl […]

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Heuristic antitrust

In Thinking, Fast and Slow (2013), Daniel Kahneman (Nobel recipient, 2002) devotes a chapter to what he calls “heuristic questions.” See for yourself: “A remarkable aspect of your mental life is that you are rarely stumped. True, you occasionally face a question such as 17 × 24 = ? to which no answer comes immediately to mind, […]

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Links of July 2019

Please find below the articles that I enjoyed during the month of July 2019. Mostly antitrust-related, but not limited to it. Learn about them on a more regular basis by following me on Twitter at @LeConcurrential. General antitrust: “Antitrust Without Romance” in videos (Thibault Schrepel) Common Understanding of G7 Competition Authorities on “Competition and the Digital Economy” (G7) FRAND and Antitrust (Herbert Hovenkamp) […]

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“Antitrust Without Romance” in videos

Friends, over the last several weeks, I’ve discussed my article entitled “Antitrust Without Romance” using videos. It has been a fun (and weird) experience. Whether you’d like to learn about the romantics, or to visit Amsterdam, you’ll find them all at the links below: Antitrust needs public choice Populism at antitrust agencies The newest trend in antitrust: […]

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