James C. Cooper

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

3301 Fairfax Drive

Arlington, VA 22201

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1.

A Comparative Study of United States and European Union Approaches to Vertical Policy

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-11
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Apr 2005
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Compass Lexecon and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
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Behavioral Economics: Implications for Regulatory Behavior

Journal of Regulatory Economics, Vol. 41, No. 1, February 2012, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-13
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2014
James C. Cooper and William E. Kovacic
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and George Washington University - Law School
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administrative law, antitrust, asymmetric, Bennett, competition, competitiveness, confirmation bias, endowment effect, Farina, Ginsburg, Jolls, Klick, Korobkin, loss aversion, market, merger, Mitchell, Moore, myopia, public choice, regulation, Rachlinski, Rinner, Stone, Stucke, Tor, Ulen, Wright

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Vertical Restrictions and Antitrust Policy: What About the Evidence?

Competition Policy International, Vol. 1, No. 2, Autumn 2005, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 05-32
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Oct 2005
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Compass Lexecon and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
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Vertical Antitrust Policy as a Problem of Inference

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-12
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Apr 2005
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Compass Lexecon and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
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Vertical Antitrust Policy as a Problem of Inference

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-12
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Jun 2005
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Compass Lexecon and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
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Theory and Practice of Competition Advocacy at the Ftc

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 72, No. 3, pp. 1091-1112, 2005, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 04-48
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Oct 2004
Todd J. Zywicki, James C. Cooper and Paul A. Pautler
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
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Public Choice, Rent-Seeking, Antitrust Law & Policy

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Alcohol, Antitrust, and the 21st Amendment: An Empirical Examination of Post and Hold Laws

International Review of Law and Economics 32 (2012) 379– 392, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-32
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2012
James C. Cooper and Joshua D. Wright
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 415 (67,917)
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ABC, Albaek, alcoholism, cartel, Costco, collusion, drunk driving, exclusive dealing arrangements, federalism, franchise, most-favored customer, New York, preemption, price-fixing, Sherman Act, state action, TFWS Inc. v. Schaefer, teen drinking, temperance, three-tier system, 21st amendment

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The Missing Role of Economics in FTC Privacy Policy

Cambridge Handbook of Consumer Privacy, Jules Polonetsky, Evan Selinger & Omer Tene, eds., Cambridge University Press (2017), Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-01
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Jan 2017
James C. Cooper and Joshua D. Wright
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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antitrust, consumer welfare, cost-benefit analysis, deceptive practices, digital economy, Federal Trade Commission, FTC, law and economics, privacy

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Separation Anxiety

Virginia Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 21, No. 01, 2017, George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 15-15, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 15-32
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 05 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2017
James C. Cooper
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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big data, market efficiency, predictive privacy harms, privacy, pooling, regulation, separation

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Behavioral Economics and Its Meaning for Antitrust Agency Decision Making

Journal of Law, Economics and Policy, Vol. 8, No. 4, Fall 2012, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-17
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
James C. Cooper and William E. Kovacic
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 299 (98,766)

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Amos Tversky, Bayesian, Cass Sunstein, Christine Jolls, Coasian, Continental T.V., Inc. v. GTE Sylvania, confirmation, Daniel Kahneman, David Laibson, Farina, Hayek, Korobkin, Rachlinski, regulators, Ronald Coase, Schwinn, status quo bias, Stefano DellaVigna, Ulen, Ulrike Malmendier, Xavier Gabaix

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A Return to Antitrust Populism?

The Antitrust Source, V. 16, No. 4, 2017, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-08
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 23 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2017
James C. Cooper
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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antitrust, competition, consumer protection, populism

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Privacy and Antitrust: Underpants Gnomes, the First Amendment, and Subjectivity

George Mason Law Review, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-39
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2014
James C. Cooper
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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advertising, Bing, CNN, currency, databases, DoubleQuick, downloads, email, FTC, Federal Trade Commission, Fox News, free, Gmail, J. Thomas Rosch, monetization, MySpace, network, Pamela Jones Harbour, Peter Swire, profits, public choice, Robert Lande, search results, Tara Koslov, targeted, tracking

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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Competition Advocacy: Lessons for Latin American Competition Policy

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 07-07, LATIN AMERICAN ANTITRUST DEVELOPMENTS, D. Daniel Sokol, ed., Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Feb 2007
Todd J. Zywicki and James C. Cooper
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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competition, Economic Theory of Regulation, antitrust

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Prices and Price Dispersion in Online and Offline Markets for Contact Lenses

FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 283
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2006
James C. Cooper
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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contact lenses, price dispersion, search costs, Internet, e-commerce, electronic commerce

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A Chip Off the Old Block or a New Direction for Payment Card Security? The Law & Economics of the U.S. Transition to EMV

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-09
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 13 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
James C. Cooper and Todd J. Zywicki
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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cardholder verification method, chip technology, consumer payment, credit cards, CVM, EMV, fraud, law & economics, payment card security, PIN

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Anonymity, Autonomy, and the Collection of Personal Data: Measuring the Privacy Impact of Google's 2012 Privacy Policy Change

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-06
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Feb 2017
James C. Cooper
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Search, Google, Privacy, Anonymity, Information

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Does Price Discrimination Intensify Competition? Implications for Antitrust

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 72, No. 2, pp. 327-373, 2005, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 14-30
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 24 Jul 2014
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Compass Lexecon and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
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antitrust, competition, consumer location, market power, merger, monopoly, oligopoly, spatial competitors, spatial price discrimination, Robinson-Patman Act

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Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, George Mason University School of Law, on the European Commission’s Public Consultation on the Regulatory Environment for Platforms

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 15-58
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2016
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Director of IP & Competition Policy at Qualcomm Incorporated and Senior Expert at China's University of International Business & Economics (formerly at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission), U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, George Mason University - School of Law and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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European Commission, two-sided markets, platform, economics, public choice, regulatory capture, privacy, data security, regulation, survey methodology

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State Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices Laws: An Economic and Empirical Analysis

Antitrust Law Journal , Vol. 81, No. 3, 2018, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-426, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-02
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2018
James C. Cooper and Joanna Shepherd
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and Emory University School of Law
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Consumer Protection, CPAs, Deceptive Trade Practices, Federal Trade Commission, Fraud, FTC, Litigation, Unfair Trade Practices

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There is a Time to Keep Silent and a Time to Speak, the Hard Part is Knowing Which is Which: Striking the Balance between Privacy Protection and the Flow of Health Care Information

Michigan Telecomm and Technology Law Review, Vol. 16, p. 279, 2010
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 10 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2014
Daniel J. Gilman and James C. Cooper
Federal Trade Commission and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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health information technology, HIT, telemedicine, privacy, identity theft, electronic health, preemption, network effects, regulatory barriers

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U.S. Convergence with International Competition Norms: Antitrust Law and Public Restraints on Competition

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 4, pp. 1555-1610, August 2010, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-76, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-145, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-145
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2014
James C. Cooper and William E. Kovacic
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and George Washington University - Law School
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Adam Smith, BRIC, Brazil, cartel, China, code, collaboration, containment, DOJ, Department Justice, ETR, economic, FDA, FTC, Federal Trade Commission, Hatch-Waxman Act, immunity, India, Joe, Joseph Brodley, nations, Noerr-Pennington, register, regulations, Russia, theory, Timothy Muris, wealth

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The Perils of Excessive Discretion: The Elusive Meaning of Unfairness in Section 5 of the FTC Act

Journal of Antitrust Enforcement, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 87-132, April 2015, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-61
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2015
James C. Cooper
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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antitrust, competition policy, markets, industrial organization, Section 5, Federal Trade Commission, administrative law, law & economics, public choice, Google, standard essential patents

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Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, on the Canadian Competition Bureau's White Paper, 'Big Data and Innovation: Implications for Competition Policy in Canada'

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-44
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 Dec 2017
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, George Mason University - School of Law, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School
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antitrust, barrier to entry, big data, data, differential pricing, economics, firm size, innovation, privacy, regulation

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Information & Settlement: Empirical Evidence on Daubert Rulings and Case Outcomes

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-23
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 May 2016 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2016
James C. Cooper
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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civil procedure, Daubert, discovery, duration analysis, expert witness, litigation

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The Costs of Regulatory Redundancy: Consumer Protection Oversight of Online Travel Agents and the Advantages of Sole FTC Jurisdiction

North Carolina Journal of Law and Technology, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 15-08
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2015
James C. Cooper
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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air travel, consumer protection, data security, Department of Trade, DOT, e-commerce, efficiency, enforcement, Federal Trade Commission, hotels, online travel agent, privacy, regulation, regulatory capture, rental cars

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Does Prohibiting 'Lock-In' Improve Aftermarket Outcomes? Evidence from the Fairness to Contact Lens Consumers Act

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Sep 2012
James C. Cooper
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Lock-in, Hold-up, Antitrust, Aftermarkets, Contact Lenses, E-commerce, Search Costs

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Conflicts of Interest on Expert Committees: The Case of FDA Drug Advisory Committees

University of Connecticut School of Business Research Paper No. 17-02, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 18-10
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
James C. Cooper and Joseph H. Golec
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Connecticut - Department of Finance
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Conflicts of Interest, Expert Committees, FDA, pharmaceuticals

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Antitrust Liability for Licensing Boards After North Carolina Dental: Antitrust Preemption as a Penalty Default?

Journal of Antitrust Enforcement, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-24
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Jun 2016
James C. Cooper
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Antitrust, Federalism, FTC, North Carolina Dental, Occupational Licensing, Preemption, State Action

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Comment on FTC Strategic Plan 2014-2018

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-53
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Oct 2013
James C. Cooper
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Bureau of Consumer Protection, consumer harm, data security, economics, enforcement, Federal Trade Commission Act, net impact, non-enforcement, Pfizer, privacy, Section 5, unfair practices

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A Chip Off the Old Block or a New Direction for Payment Card Security? Chips, Pins, and the Law and Economics of Payment Card Fraud

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Apr 2018
James C. Cooper and Todd J. Zywicki
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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credit cards, cardholder verification, chip technology, consumer payment, CVM, EMV, fraud, law & economics, payment card security, PIN, joint care, data security

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State Licensing Boards, Antitrust, and Innovation

Regulatory Transparency Project of the Federalist Society, 2017
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 May 2018 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2018
James C. Cooper, Elyse Dorsey and Joshua D. Wright
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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antitrust, state licensing boards, occupational licensing, state action doctrine, Teladoc, innovation

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An Enquiry Meet for Professional Regulation: Lessons from PolyGram

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-49
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Dec 2017
James C. Cooper
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Antitrust, State Action, FTC, North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC, Rule of Reason, Quick Look, Preemption, Occupational Licensing, State Regulation

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AMICUS BRIEF OF ANTITRUST LAW & ECONOMICS SCHOLARS, OHIO V. AMERICAN EXPRESS

Number of pages: 61
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), Pepperdine University 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 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 Law School
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Antitrust, ICLE Affiliate Publication