Dispute over competition regulation seen as debate over democracy

The link between market competition and democracy is creating an intellectual tug-of-war between progressives and their conservative counterparts.

Neill Averitt

The great fashion-model conspiracy

The antitrust profession thinks of labor cases as a recent policy innovation. But on the important topic of wage collusion, they date back several decades, at least to the Federal Trade Commission’s memorable case against the great fashion-model conspiracy of 1993.

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West Virginia antitrust exemption bill headed to governor's desk

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Obama picks an antitrust, regulatory expert for the high court

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For free goods and services, antitrust may need new tools, economist says

Search engines, streaming music services, social media networks are all free to consumers. But are they really free? And how should competition agencies evaluate the impact of goods or services...

Self-restraint important part of FTC’s success, Ohlhausen says

The Federal Trade Commission has been most successful when it focuses its efforts on clear harms and reserves its administrative court for clarifying emerging issues of law, the agency’s sole...

Neil Averitt commentary: Hyper-competitive Trump a strong supporter of competition

With Donald Trump holding his lead as Republican frontrunner, the possibility of a Trump administration is no longer entirely far-fetched. So what would its competition policy look like? A few...

Trump’s antitrust experience is as a plaintiff

For many presidential candidates antitrust law is an abstract subject that hasn’t had an impact on their lives.