New Antitrust Realism
Maurice E. Stucke
University of Tennessee College of Law; The Konkurrenz Group
January 6, 2009
Global Competition Policy Magazine, Jan. 2009
University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1323815
In the midst of a failing economy, the incoming Obama administration will not likely adopt its predecessor's antitrust policies. So if change is afoot, what form should change take? This essay outlines the needed transformative change in today's competition policy. The essay proposes more empirical analysis by the U.S. competition authorities, outlines how behavioral economics can assist in this new antitrust realism, and concludes in explaining why such antitrust realism is needed.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 22
Keywords: Antitrust, Sherman Act, Law & Economics, Behavioral Economics, Competition Policy
JEL Classification: K21, L40
Date posted: January 8, 2009 ; Last revised: February 22, 2012
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