Dirk Auer

International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)

Senior Fellow in Law & Economics

5005 SW Meadows Rd.

Suite 300

Lake Oswego, OR 97035

United States

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Two-Sided Markets and the Challenge of Turning Economic Theory into Antitrust Policy

Antitrust Bulletin, Vol. 60, No. 4, 2015
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2020
Dirk Auer and Nicolas Petit
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) and European University Institute - Department of Law (LAW)
Downloads 1,357 (20,610)
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Two sided markets, industrial organisation, antitrust policy, competition, market power, merger, abuse of dominance, coordinated conduct

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Antitrust versus the Press: Two Systems of Belief About Monopoly

Cato Journal, Winter 2019 Vol. 39 No. 1, Pages 99-132
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2020
Dirk Auer and Nicolas Petit
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) and European University Institute - Department of Law (LAW)
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Appropriability and the European Commission's Android Investigation

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2016
Dirk Auer
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
Downloads 388 (108,072)
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Antitrust; Competition law; Innovation defense; Appropriability; Innovation

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Technology Mergers and the Market for Corporate Control

86 Missouri Law Review, 1047-1169.
Number of pages: 123 Posted: 09 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2022
Geoffrey A. Manne, Sam Bowman and Dirk Auer
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) and International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
Downloads 305 (140,381)
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antitrust, mergers, killer acquisitions, kill zones, competition policy, potential competition, nascent competition

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Why Sound Law and Economics Should Guide Competition Policy in the Digital Economy

ICLE Working Paper, 30 September 2018
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Jun 2019
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), Information Technology and Innovation Foundation and VU University Amsterdam
Downloads 281 (152,752)
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Making Sense of the Google Android Decision

ICLE Antitrust & Consumer Protection Research Program, White Paper 2020 No. 1
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Dec 2020
Dirk Auer
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
Downloads 198 (213,779)

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Antitrust Dystopia and Antitrust Nostalgia: Alarmist Theories of Harm in Digital Markets and Their Origins

George Mason Law Review, Vol. 28, No. 4, 1281, 2021
Number of pages: 120 Posted: 14 Sep 2021
Geoffrey A. Manne and Dirk Auer
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) and International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
Downloads 186 (225,846)

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Antitrust; Digital markets; network effects; precautionary principle; regulation; big tech

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Should ASEAN Antitrust Laws Emulate European Competition Policy?

Forthcoming, Singapore Economic Review (2021)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2021
Geoffrey A. Manne, Dirk Auer and Sam Bowman
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) and International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
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antitrust, competition, ASEAN, European Union, predatory pricing, exploitative abuses, vertical restraints, refusal to deal, rebates, politicization

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Is European Competition Law Protectionist? A Quantitative Analysis of the Commission’s Decisions

ICLE Antitrust & Consumer Protection Program Issue Brief 2019-03-25
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Dec 2020
Dirk Auer and Geoffrey A. Manne
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) and International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
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Governing the Patent Commons

Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 38, No. 2, 2020
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2022
Dirk Auer and Julian Morris
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) and International Center for Law and Economics
Downloads 73 (437,870)
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Antitrust, Intellectual Property, Patents, Holdup, Holdout, Innovation

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The Deterioration of Appropriate Remedies in Patent Disputes

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Nov 2020
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), International Center for Law and Economics and International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
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Structuralist Innovation: A Shaky Legal Presumption in Need of an Overhaul

CPI Antitrust Chronicle, December 2018
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Feb 2019
Dirk Auer
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
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Comments of the International Center for Law and Economics on the DOJ-FTC Request for Information on Merger Enforcement

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 27 Apr 2022
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) and IE Law SchoolInternational Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
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antitrust, mergers, ftc, doj, guidelines, vertical mergers, concentration, HHI, error costs, labor, monopsony, horizontal mergers, data, attention markets

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The Limits of Australia’s Digital Platforms Inquiry

CPI News, 18 November 2019
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Dec 2020
Dirk Auer
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
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ICLE Comments, Antitrust Law and the Consumer Welfare Standard

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 May 2019
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), International Center for Law and Economics and International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
Downloads 32 (618,371)
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Antitrust, Antitrust Populism, Consumer Welfare Standard, FTC, FTC Reform

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ICLE Comments, The Current Landscape of Competition and Consumer Protection Law and Policy

FTC Project No. P181201
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Jun 2019
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), International Center for Law and Economics and International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
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Antitrust, Antitrust Populism, FTC, FTC Reform

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Comments on Developing the Administration’s Approach to Consumer Privacy

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Feb 2020
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) and International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
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ICLE Comments, The Regulation of Consumer Data

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 May 2019
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), International Center for Law and Economics and International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
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Antitrust, Big Data, Consumer Protection, FTC, FTC Reform

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FTC Hearings on Competition & Consumer Protection in the 21st Century, FTC Docket No. FTC-2018-0100, Comments of the International Center for Law & Economics, Topic 5: Are There Policy Recommendations That Would Facilitate Competition in Markets Involving Data or Personal or Commercial Information That the FTC Should Consider?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Feb 2020
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), International Center for Law and Economics, International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) and International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
Downloads 20 (703,210)
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Antitrust, Consumer Protection, data barrier to entry, FTC, FTC Reform

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FTC Hearings on Competition & Consumer Protection in the 21st Century, FTC Docket No. FTC-2018-0091, Comments of the International Center for Law & Economics on the Consumer Welfare Standard (Hearing No. 5)

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Feb 2020
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), International Center for Law and Economics, International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) and International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
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Antitrust, Consumer Welfare Standard, FTC, FTC Reform

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ICLE Comments, Whether the U.S. Economy Has Become More Concentrated and Less Competitive

FTC Project No. P181201
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Jun 2019
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), International Center for Law and Economics and International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
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Antitrust, FTC, FTC Reform