Links of March 2020

YOU LIKE THIS NEWSLETTER? THEN ANSWER MY 1-QUESTION SURVEY : ) *** Please find below the articles that I enjoyed during the...
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Mapping the last decade
most valuable antitrust literature

This is a one-question survey. This survey is intended to build a database of the most valuable antitrust/competition law academic...
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William Kovacic (guest article): "Roads Not Taken: The Federal Trade Commission and Google"

Dear readers, As previously announced, I am incredibly happy and honored to publish guest articles written by several of the world’s most renowned antitrust...
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Links of February 2020

Please find below the articles that I enjoyed during the month of February 2020. Mostly antitrust-related, but not limited to it. There’s...
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The “Theory of Granularity” in videos

Dear readers, these past few weeks, I have been publishing videos in which I presented and explained the “The Theory of...
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Video #4: A path for antitrust in blockchain ecosystems

Dear readers, here’s the fourth and final video of the series dealing with “The Theory of Granularity: A Path for Antitrust in...
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Daniel Crane (guest article): Democracy and Monopoly in Governments, Markets, and Firms

Dear readers, As previously announced, I am incredibly happy and honored to publish guest articles authored by some of the world’s most renowned antitrust...
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The subject of “predatory innovation” in the Google hearing (T-621/17)

The background story It all started on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. ALL? The (first) Google hearing, of course. It has been a...
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Blockchain-based collusion, NOT algorithmic collusion

I am pleased that my article entitled “The Fundamental Unimportance of Algorithmic Collusion for Antitrust Law” as just been published...
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Video #3: What is the theory of granularity?

Dear readers, following a first video (link) in which I exposed the theory of the firm as used in antitrust law, and a second one...
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Links of January 2020

Please find below the articles that I enjoyed during the month of January 2020. Mostly antitrust-related, but not limited to it. Learn about them...
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Video #2: Why public blockchains escape antitrust law

Dear readers, following last week’s video (link) in which I exposed the theory of the firm as used in antitrust law, I...
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Video #1: Understanding the theory of the firm as used in antitrust law

Dear readers, I am pleased to introduce a new series of videos in which I will discuss the main ideas developed in my...
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Herbert Hovenkamp (guest post): On The Meaning of Antitrust’s Consumer Welfare Principle

Dear readers, I am incredibly happy and honored to introduce a new series in which, every month of the year 2020, I...
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NEW ARTICLE: "The Theory of Granularity": Blockchain & Antitrust

Dear friends, Following months of (d̶o̶u̶b̶t̶s̶ ̶a̶n̶d̶ ̶b̶u̶s̶t̶i̶n̶g̶ ̶m̶y̶ ̶h̶e̶a̶d̶) research, I am very pleased to share my latest article:...
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The world’s most downloaded antitrust articles of 2019

As for previous years (see 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), here are the world’s most downloaded antitrust articles of 2019 on SSRN. ************ 1. Collusion by...
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Links of December 2019

Please find below the articles that I enjoyed during the month of December 2019. Mostly antitrust-related, but not limited to it. Learn about them...
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Most data doesn't pre-exist = it can't be used for payment or exchange

This post is a response to John’s response to my post entitled “Why you are not paying with your data”...
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Repeal Continental Can

In a world in which competition agencies would always rely on empirical evidence, I would be teaching the following to...
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Understanding the Zero-Price Economy: We’re the Producers, Not the Consumers

Understanding zero-price markets has never been more important. With the FTC reportedly weighing whether to block Facebook’s plans to integrate...
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Why you are not paying with your data

Conferences are full of buzz words and gimmicks. In 2019, two of them are trending: “data is the new oil”, and… “you...
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