Seth B. Sacher

Federal Trade Commission

Economist

600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW

Washington, DC 20580

United States

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Scholarly Papers (15)

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Twelve Fallacies of the 'Neo-Antitrust' Movement

George Mason Law Review, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 19-12
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 May 2019
Seth B. Sacher and John M. Yun
Federal Trade Commission and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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antitrust, competition, Sherman Act, Robert Bork, Chicago School, consumer welfare standard

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Antitrust Issues in Defining Markets in the Newspaper Industry

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Dec 2011
Seth B. Sacher
Federal Trade Commission
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antitrust, market definition, newspapers

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No Shortage of Theories: The Role of Capacity in Antitrust Analysis

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Jul 2016
Seth B. Sacher and Jeremy Sandford
Federal Trade Commission and Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission
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Antitrust, Industrial Organization, Market Structure

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Fake News is Not an Antitrust Problem

CPI Antitrust Chronicle, December 2017
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Dec 2017
Seth B. Sacher and John M. Yun
Federal Trade Commission and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Antitrust, Fake News, Facebook, Dominance, Monopolization, Consumer Welfare Standard

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How Big Is Big? A Caveat Regarding Difference-in-Differences Analysis

Journal of Competition Law & Economics 11(4), pp. 999-1012, 2015
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2016
Shawn W. Ulrick and Seth B. Sacher
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Federal Trade Commission
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antitrust, competition law, retrospective analysis, difference-in-differences, statistical significance

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Analyzing Mergers in the Casino Industry - No Need to Gamble on a New Paradigm

American Bar Association Mergers & Acquisitions Committee Newsletter, The Threshold, Vol. V, No. 2, 2005
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Dec 2011
Seth B. Sacher
Federal Trade Commission
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antitrust, casino industry

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competition law, antitrust, Brazil, vertical restraints, abuse of dominance, unilateral conduct, tying, rebates, exclusive dealing, enforcement

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Avoiding the 'Robin Hood Syndrome' in Developing Antitrust Jurisdictions

William E. Kovacic: An Antitrust Tribute – Liber Amicorum (Vol. I) (Charbit et al. eds., February 2013)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Apr 2013
Alden F. Abbott and Seth B. Sacher
Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission and Federal Trade Commission
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Antitrust, competition law, development, regulation, vertical contracting

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Trade is Good for Competition, but Competition is Great for Trade

CPI Antitrust Chronicle March 2013 (3), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2016
Seth B. Sacher
Federal Trade Commission
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antitrust, international trade, competition law, market power, abuse of dominance

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Defining Geographic Markets with Willingness to Travel Circles

Supreme Court Economic Review, Forthcoming and George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 18-38
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2019
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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antitrust, spatial competition, retail competition, actual loss, critical loss, SSNIP, significant non-transitory increase in price, HMT, hypothetical monopolist

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Antitrust Implications of Competition between National and Store Brands

American Bar Association Economics Committee Newsletter, Vol. 2, No. 1, p. 36, Spring 2001
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Dec 2011
Seth B. Sacher
Federal Trade Commission
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private labels, antitrust

Dominance Thresholds: A Cautionary Note

Antitrust Bulliten, Vol. 59, No. 4, 2014
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 May 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2015
Douglas A. Herman, Shawn W. Ulrick and Seth B. Sacher
Independent, U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Federal Trade Commission
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Dominance Thresholds: A Cautionary Note

Antitrust Bulletin, Vol. 59, No. 4, 2014
Posted: 03 Mar 2015
Douglas A. Herman, Shawn W. Ulrick and Seth B. Sacher
Independent, U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Federal Trade Commission

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antitrust, competition law, dominance, statistical significance

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The Economics of Motions to Dismiss: An Economists View of the Twombly/Iqbal Standard

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Sep 2013
Douglas A. Herman and Seth B. Sacher
Independent and Federal Trade Commission
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Antitrust, competition law, intellectual property, vertical contracting

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Trade Barriers and Antitrust Analysis

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Dec 2011
Seth B. Sacher
Federal Trade Commission
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antitrust, trade barriers, market definition, competitive effects

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Estimating Incremental Margins for Diversion Analysis

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Jan 2020
Seth B. Sacher and John Simpson
Federal Trade Commission and Federal Trade Commission
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antitrust, pricing; competition; market performance; merger policy