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Dr. Thibault Schrepel

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 are paying with your data”. The first has been debunked by my friend Alec Stapp, see here. Let me now discuss the second one by asking you a few questions. Would you say that… you...
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Links of November 2019

Please find below the articles that I enjoyed during the month of November 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: Populism, Fairness and Competition: Should We Care and What Could We Do? (Frédéric Jenny) Balancing Versus Structured Decision Procedures (Louis Kaplow) Blind[ing] Me With Science: Antitrust, Data,...
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Anarchy, State, and Blockchain Utopia

Imagine a space in which the Rule of Law does not have the same prevalence it has in the real space. Imagine a space where fundamental rights are created and enforced by the technology, a space in which your rights are absolute, meaning that you enjoy no limits on them in exchange for not being...
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Links of October 2019

Please find below the articles that I enjoyed during the month of October 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: Retooling Antitrust Law For Digital Markets (Thibault Schrepel) Promoting Sound Policies for the Next Decade (Christine S. Wilson) “Attention markets” and their consequences for antitrust...
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Dynamic Competition and Online Platforms: join us in Paris on Dec. 4, 2019

I am delighted to announce that registrations for the conference co-organized by the University of Utrecht School of Law and the International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) are now open. This conference entitled Dynamic Competition and Online Platforms: Evaluating Recent Government Reports will be held in Paris on December 4 and will have for focus to examine the merits and drawbacks of the spate...
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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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