Thomas A. Lambert

University of Missouri - School of Law

Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development and Associate Professor of Law

Missouri Avenue & Conley Avenue

Columbia, MO MO 65211

United States

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The Case Against Smoking Bans

Missouri Environmental Law and Policy Review, Vol. 13, 2006, U of Missouri-Columbia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-11
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Apr 2006
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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smoking, smoking bans, externalities, risk regulation, health and safety regulation, endogenous preferences, preference-shaping

The Case Against Smoking Bans

Regulation, Vol 29, No.4, Winter 2006-2007 pp. 34-40
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Jan 2007
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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the case against smoking bans, thomas a. lambert, smoking bans, government regulations, negative externality, environmental tobacco smoke, secondhand smoke, rights violations, public costs, preference-shaping arguement, risk argument,

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The Case for Doing Nothing About Institutional Investors’ Common Ownership of Small Stakes in Competing Firms

University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-21
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 May 2018 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2018
Thomas A. Lambert, Michael E. Sykuta and Michael E. Sykuta
University of Missouri - School of Law and University of Missouri at Columbia - Contracting and Organizations Research Institute (CORI)University of Missouri at Columbia - Division of Applied Social Sciences
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HHI, MHHI, modified herfindahl, horizontal shareholding, common ownership, Elhauge, Eric Posner, Jose Azar, Section 7, cross-ownership, antitrust, airlines

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Dr. Miles is Dead. Now What?: Structuring a Rule of Reason for Evaluating Minimum Resale Price Maintenance

University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-25
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 04 Sep 2008
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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antitrust, Dr. Miles, Leegin, resale price maintenance, rule of reason, vertical price restraints, vertical restraints, vertical-price fixing

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Antitrust Analysis of Bundled Discounts

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-39
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Dec 2006
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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bundling, bundled discounts, loyalty discounts, loyalty rebates, monopolization, antitrust, sherman act

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Appropriate Liability Rules for Tying and Bundled Discounting

Ohio State Law Journal, Forthcoming, University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-04
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 10 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2011
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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tying, bundled discounts, Elhauge, antitrust, Sherman Act, monopolization, predatory pricing, price discrimination

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Evaluating Bundled Discounts

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 89, p. 1688, 2005, U of Missouri-Columbia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-02, CORI Working Paper No. 2005-01
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 19 Jan 2005
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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Four Lessons from the Whole Foods Case

Regulation, Vol. 31, No. 1, Spring 2008, University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-22
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 31 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2008
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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Whole Foods, Federal Trade Commission, FTC, regulation, mergers, policy, anticompetitive, productive efficiencies

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Joint Submission of Antitrust Economists, Legal Scholars, and Practitioners to the House Judiciary Committee on the State of Antitrust Law and Implications for Protecting Competition in Digital Markets

University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 20-027
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2021
USC Gould School of Law, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, University of Michigan Law School, University of Virginia - Department of Economics, New York University School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Clemson University, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, University of Missouri - School of Law, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Baker Botts LLP, Independent, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, Institute for Business Innovation, Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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antitrust, antitrust law, antitrust agencies, antitrust enforcement, consumer welfare, market power

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Why the New Evidence on Minimum Resale Price Maintenance Does Not Justify a Per Se or 'Quick Look' Approach

CPI Antitrust Chronicle November 2013 (1), University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-20
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2013
Thomas A. Lambert, Michael E. Sykuta and Michael E. Sykuta
University of Missouri - School of Law and University of Missouri at Columbia - Contracting and Organizations Research Institute (CORI)University of Missouri at Columbia - Division of Applied Social Sciences
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antitrust, minimum, resale, price, maintenance, RPM, Miles, rule of reason, Mckay, Leegin

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Antitrust (Over-?) Confidence

Loyola Consumer Law Review, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2008, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 07-50, University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-01
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2009
Thomas A. Lambert and Joshua D. Wright
University of Missouri - School of Law and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Weyerhaeuser and the Search for Antitrust's Holy Grail

Cato Supreme Court Review, p. 277, 2006-2007 , U of Missouri-Columbia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007-17
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Oct 2007
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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exclusionary conduct, exclusion, Weyerhaeuser, predation, predatory bidding, predatory pricing, antitrust, bundled discounts, loyalty discounts, loyalty rebates, Sherman Act, monopolization

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Why the Affordable Care Act, as Construed by the U.S. Supreme Court, Will Fail

Regulation, Forthcoming, University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-31
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Oct 2012
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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ACA, affordable care act, affordable care, patient protection, health insurance, supreme court, guaranteed issue, community rating, adverse selection, Medicaid

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Recognizing the Limits of Antitrust: The Roberts Court Versus the Enforcement Agencies

Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Forthcoming, University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-09
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 Apr 2015
Thomas A. Lambert and Alden F. Abbott
University of Missouri - School of Law and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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Easterbrook, antitrust, market, markets, competition, Roberts, FTC, Department of Justice, DOJ, vertical, exclusionary, merger, intellectual property

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Overvalued Equity and the Case for an Asymmetric Insider Trading Regime

U of Missouri-Columbia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-09
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 13 Mar 2006
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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insider trading, stock mispricing, overvalued equity, overvaluation, securities law, behavioral finance, stock markets, agency costs

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The Roberts Court and the Limits of Antitrust

University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-22
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 20 Sep 2010
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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Antitrust, Sherman Act, Monopolization, Collusion, Monopoly, Roberts Court, Supreme Court, Leegin, Weyerhaeuser, LinkLine, Independent Ink, Dagher, Credit Suisse, Twombly, American Needle, Decision Theory, Error Costs

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Should Antitrust Education Be Mandatory (for Law School Administrators)?

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Oct 2004
Royce de Rohan Barondes and Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law and University of Missouri - School of Law
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Antitrust, horizontal, buyer's cartel, law school, education, faculty, professor, AALS

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Rent-Seeking and Public Choice in Digital Markets

University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-28, The Global Antitrust Institute Report on the Digital Economy 15
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Nov 2020
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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digital markets, rent-seeking, rent seeking, public choice, Section 230, free-ride, public choice, self-interest, platforms

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The Limits of Antitrust in the 21st Century

University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-06
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Feb 2020
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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antitrust, Easterbrook, enforcement, market, economic, economics, consumer, harm, market power, private ordering

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Decision Theory and the Case for a Disclosure-Based Insider Trading Regime

University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-18
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Jun 2012
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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insider trading, decision theory, decision-theoretic, social harms, social benefits, laissez-faire, contractarian

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A Middle Ground Position in the Insider Trading Debate: Deregulate the Sell Side

U of Missouri-Columbia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007-18
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Oct 2007
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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insider trading, equity overvaluation, overvaluation, mispricing, stock market efficiency, Rule 10b-5, securities regulation

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Tweaking Antitrust's Business Model (Review Essay)

Texas Law Review, Vol. 85, p. 153, 2006, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-38
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Nov 2006
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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antitrust, Hovenkamp, Posner, Bork, competition, monopoly, indirect purchaser, exclusionary, Sherman Act

Tech Platforms and Market Power: What’s the Optimal Policy Response?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Nov 2021
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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Digital Markets Act, digital platforms, antitrust, digital markets unit, monopolization, structural separations, interoperability data portability, Google, Amazon, Facebook, regulation

Tech Platforms and Market Power: What’s the Optimal Policy Response?

Mercatus Working Paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Nov 2021
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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Digital Markets Act, digital platforms, antitrust, digital markets unit, monopolization, structural separations, interoperability data portability, Google, Amazon, Facebook, regulation

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Defining Unreasonably Exclusionary Conduct: The 'Exclusion of a Competitive Rival' Approach

92 North Carolina Law Review 2014, Forthcoming , University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-19
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 28 Sep 2013
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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antitrust, exclusionary, anticompetitive, competitive, rival, Sherman Act, monopolization

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A Middle Ground on Insider Trading

Regulation, pp. 44-49, Winter 2009-2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Jan 2010
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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The Case Against Legislative Reform of U.S. Antitrust Doctrine

University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-13
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 May 2020
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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antitrust, Sherman Act, Clayton Act, monopolization, mergers, exclusionary conduct, consumer welfare standard.

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Peering Beyond Nirvana: A Comparative Institutional Analysis of Proposed Means of Addressing the Market Power of Digital Platforms

75 SMU L. Rev., Forthcoming, University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-23
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Sep 2021
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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market power, digital platforms, antitrust, agency capture, rent-seeking, comparative, ex ante conduct rules, Digital Markets Act, self-preferencing, data, platforms,Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple

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The House that Hovenkamp Built is Sound: The Case Against Proposed Legislative Reforms of the US Antitrust Laws

University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-18
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2021
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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antitrust, Hovenkamp, legislation, consumer welfare, market power, enquiry, digital markets

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Mere Common Ownership and the Antitrust Laws

University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-09
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Mar 2020
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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antitrust, horizontal, common ownership, institutional, Sherman Act, Clayton Act, competition, anti-competitive, shareholder

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How the Supreme Court Doomed the ACA to Failure

35 Regulation, p. 32, Winter 2012-2013, University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-03
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2013
Thomas A. Lambert
University of Missouri - School of Law
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Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, Supreme Court ruling, U.S. Constitution, Insurance Costs, Tax, Health Insurance

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Are the Remedies for the Common Ownership Problem Worse than the Disease?: Assessing the Likely Decision and Error Costs of Proposed Antitrust Interventions

Competition Policy International - CPI Antitrust Chronicle on "Common Ownership Revisited", Spring 2019, Volume 2, Number 2, University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Jul 2019
Thomas A. Lambert, Michael E. Sykuta and Michael E. Sykuta
University of Missouri - School of Law and University of Missouri at Columbia - Contracting and Organizations Research Institute (CORI)University of Missouri at Columbia - Division of Applied Social Sciences
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common ownership, antitrust, error costs, decision costs

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Amicus Brief of Antitrust Law & Economics Scholars, Ohio v. American Express

University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 30 May 2019
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, New York University School of Law, Clemson University, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, University of Missouri - School of Law, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Institute for Business Innovation, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
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Antitrust, ICLE Affiliate Publication