Antitrust as Consumer Choice: Comments on the New Paradigm
Spencer Weber Waller
Loyola University of Chicago, School of Law - Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies
University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 535, 2001
Neil Averitt and Robert Lande have for some time been writing about consumer choice as a new paradigm for antitrust. In this comment, I both praise and extend the consumer choice paradigm and provide concrete examples of both cutting edge and familiar antitrust issues where consumer choice can help anchor sound antitrust decision-making by both the enforcement agencies and the courts.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 15
Keywords: antitrust, consumer choice, non-price restraints, resale price maintenance, monopolization, price discrimination
JEL Classification: K22, K42, L11, L12, L13, L40, L41, L42Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: April 30, 2007
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