Steven C. Salop

Georgetown University Law Center

600 New Jersey Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

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Scholarly Papers (54)

The First Principles Approach to Antitrust, Kodak, and Antitrust at the Millennium

Georgetown University Law Center, Business, Economics, and Regulatory Law Working Paper No. 195490
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Dec 1999
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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The First Principles Approach to Antitrust, Kodak, and Antitrust at the Millennium

Antitrust Law Journal, Winter 2000
Posted: 16 Dec 1999
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center

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Monopoly Power and Market Power in Antitrust Law

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 76, No. p. 241, 1987
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Jun 2008
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, University of Baltimore - School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust,market power,monopoly power,competition law,

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The Flawed Fragmentation Critique of Structural Remedies in the Microsoft Case

Georgetown University Law Center, Business, Economics, Regulatory Law Working Paper No. 204874
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Jan 2000
Robert J. Levinson, R. Craig Romaine and Steven C. Salop
Charles River Associates, Charles River Associates and Georgetown University Law Center
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Exclusionary Conduct, Effect on Consumers, and the Flawed Profit-Sacrifice Standard

Antitrust Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 27 Dec 2005
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 601 (48,089)
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competition, antitrust, exclusion, monopolization, consumer harm

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Potential Competitive Effects of Vertical Mergers: A How-To Guide for Practitioners

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 12 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2015
Steven C. Salop and Daniel P Culley
Georgetown University Law Center and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Downloads 546 (54,286)
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antitrust, mergers, vertical mergers, exclusion, efficiencies

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An Economic Analysis of the AT&T-T-Mobile USA Wireless Merger

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Apr 2012
Charles River Associates (CRA), Charles River Associates (CRA), Charles River Associates (CRA), Georgetown University Law Center and Charles River Associates (CRA)
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mergers, antitrust, telecommunications

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Market Definition in Merger Analysis

Forthcoming, as edited, in: Antitrust Economics for Lawyers (LexisNexis), Chapter 1
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2017
Serge Moresi, Steven C. Salop and John Woodbury
Charles River Associates (CRA), Georgetown University Law Center and Charles River Associates (CRA)
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Market definition, Mergers, Merger Guidelines, Hypothetical Monopolist Test, Antitrust

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Invigorating Vertical Merger Enforcement

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 127, Pp. 1962-1994
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2018
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust, mergers, foreclosure

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Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Inequality

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Jonathan B. Baker and Steven C. Salop
American University - Washington College of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust, market power, inequality, wealth distribution, income distribution, consumer welfare

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Anticompetitive Overbuying by Power Buyers

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 614513
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 15 Nov 2004
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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vGUPPI: Scoring Unilateral Pricing Incentives in Vertical Mergers

Antitrust Law Journal , Vol. 79, pp. 185-214, 2013
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Serge Moresi and Steven C. Salop
Charles River Associates (CRA) and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 357 (90,707)
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antitrust review of vertical mergers, input foreclosure, upward pricing pressure

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Vertical Merger Enforcement Actions: 1994-April 2020

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2020
Steven C. Salop and Daniel P Culley
Georgetown University Law Center and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Downloads 318 (103,333)
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antitrust, mergers, vertical mergers, exclusion, efficiencies

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The AT&T/Time Warner Merger: How Judge Leon Garbled Professor Nash

Journal of Antitrust Enforcement, Vol. 6, Issue 3, Pp. 459–477
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 12 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2018
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust, antitrust law, competition, antitrust enforcement

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The Raising Rivals’ Cost Foreclosure Paradigm, Conditional Pricing Practices and the Flawed Incremental Price-Cost Test

Antitrust Law Journal , Vol. 81, 371-421
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2017
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 292 (113,235)
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Antitrust, Exclusion, Loyalty Discounts, Antitrust Law, Competition, Antitrust Enforcement

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A Few Righteous Men: Imperfect Information, Quit-for-Tat, and Critical Mass in the Dynamics of Cooperation

ECONOMICS FOR AN IMPERFECT WORLD: ESSAYS IN HONOR OF JOSEPH STIGLITZ, 2 vols., Richard Arnott, Bruce Greenwald, Ravi Kanbur, and Barry Nalebuff, Eds., MIT Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Aug 2002
Serge Moresi and Steven C. Salop
Charles River Associates (CRA) and Georgetown University Law Center
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Prisoners' Dilemma, random matching, imperfect information, altruism, law and economics, behavioral economics

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Evaluating Joint Ventures: Economic Analysis Checklist

Georgetown Law Journal, 2016
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 31 Mar 2016
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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Revising the U.S. Vertical Merger Guidelines: Policy Issues and an Interim Guide for Practitioners

Journal of Antitrust Enforcement, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Nov 2015
Steven C. Salop and Daniel P Culley
Georgetown University Law Center and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Downloads 264 (125,945)
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Sample Guidelines on Exclusionary Access Agreements by Competitor Collaborations

Georgetown University Law Center, Business, Economics, and Regulatory Law Working Paper No. 195489
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Dec 1999
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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Sample Guidelines on Exclusionary Access Agreements by Competitor Collaborations

Antitrust Law Journal, Winter 2000
Posted: 15 Dec 1999
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center

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Question: What is the Real and Proper Antitrust Welfare Standard? Answer: The True Consumer Welfare Standard

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust

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The Appropriate Legal Standard and Sufficient Economic Evidence for Exclusive Dealing Under Section 2: The FTC's McWane Case

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Aug 2014
Steven C. Salop, Sharis Pozen and John Seward
Georgetown University Law Center, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
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antitrust law, competition, economic theory, monopoly

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Gauging Parallel Accommodating Conduct Concerns with the CPPI

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Sep 2011
Charles River Associates (CRA), Charles River Associates, Inc., Georgetown University Law Center and Charles River Associates (CRA)
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Coordinated Effects, Parallel Accomodating Conduct, Merger Guidelines

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An Administrable and Efficient Legal Standard for Refusals to Deal and Price Squeezes by an Unregulated, Vertically Integrated Monopolist

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2009
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust, refusals to deal, sherman act

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Rowing Against the Tidewater: A Theory of Voting by Multi-Judge Panels

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 80, p. 743, February 1992
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2015
David G. Post and Steven C. Salop
Independent and Georgetown University Law Center
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Condorcet Paradox, judicial voting, multi-member courts

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An Enquiry Meet for the Case: Decision Theory, Presumptions, and Evidentiary Burdens in Formulating Antitrust Legal Standards

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Nov 2017
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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Antitrust, Antitrust Enforcement, Antitrust Law, Competition, Presumptions, Decision Theory

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Five Principles for Vertical Merger Enforcement Policy

Antitrust, Vol. 33, No. 3, Summer 2019.

Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2148 (2019).

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 May 2019 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2020
American University - Washington College of Law, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Georgetown University Law Center and Yale School of Management
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vertical merger, antitrust, antitrust law, competition, antitrust enforcement

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What Consensus? Ideology, Politics and Elections Still Matter

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-007
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Apr 2013
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust laws, antitrust enforcement, politics, elections

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The Evolution and Vitality of Merger Presumptions: A Decision-Theoretic Approach

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2015
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust law, competition, economic theory, merger presumptions

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Asymmetric Stakes in Antitrust Litigation

USC Legal Studies Research Papers Series No. 20-12
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2020
Erik Hovenkamp and Steven C. Salop
University of Southern California School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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Antitrust, litigation, private enforcement, settlement, exclusion, competition policy, presumptions

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The 2020 Vertical Merger Guidelines: A Suggested Revision

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Apr 2020
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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Vertical Merger Guidelines, Horizontal Merger Guidelines, Competition, Foreclosure

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Amicus Brief of Law and Economics Scholars Supporting the Federal Trade Commission in FTC v Qualcomm

Amicus Case: 19-16122, November 2019
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Dec 2019
Mark A. Lemley, A. Douglas Melamed and Steven C. Salop
Stanford Law School, Stanford Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
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Modifying Merger Consent Decrees to Improve Merger Enforcement Policy

Antitrust Magazine, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2016
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2018
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 127 (241,993)
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Antitrust, Mergers, Remedy

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A Model of Ordered Bargaining with Applications

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Oct 2008
Serge Moresi, Steven C. Salop and Yianis Sarafidis
Charles River Associates (CRA), Georgetown University Law Center and Charles River Associates (CRA)
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bargaining, ordered bargaining, Nash bargaining solution

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Probability, Presumptions and Evidentiary Burdens in Antitrust Analysis: Revitalizing the Rule of Reason for Exclusionary Conduct

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2020
Andrew I. Gavil and Steven C. Salop
Howard University School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust, evidence, competition

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Whither Antitrust Enforcement in the Trump Administration?

February 2017 Antitrust Source 1
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2017
Steven C. Salop and Carl Shapiro
Georgetown University Law Center and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Antitrust, Antitrust Law, Antitrust Policy, Antitrust Enforcement, Competition Policy

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Recommendations and Comments on the Draft Vertical Merger Guidelines

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Mar 2020
American University - Washington College of Law, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Georgetown University Law Center and Yale School of Management
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Verticle Merger Guidelines, Horizontal Merger Guidelines, Market Shares

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cGUPPI: Scoring Incentives to Engage in Parallel Accommodating Conduct

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Charles River Associates (CRA), Charles River Associates, Inc., Georgetown University Law Center and Charles River Associates (CRA)
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antitrust, merger, coordinated effects, collusion, incentives, GUPPI

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Guiding Section 5: Comments on the Commissioners

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Sep 2013
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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Sherman Act, FTC Commissioners, antitrust enforcement, market power, monopoly power

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Ricardian Equilibrium with Stochastic Free Entry

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 252826
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Jan 2001
Serge Moresi and Steven C. Salop
Charles River Associates (CRA) and Georgetown University Law Center
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Updating the Merger Guidelines: Comments

Georgetown Law Journal, 2009
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Mar 2016
Steven C. Salop and Serge Moresi
Georgetown University Law Center and Charles River Associates (CRA)
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Joint Response to the House Judiciary Committee on the State of Antitrust Law and Implications for Protecting Competition in Digital Markets

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Jul 2020
American University - Washington College of Law, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Howard University School of Law, Carnegie Mellon University, Washington Center for Equitable Growth, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Public Knowledge, Stanford Law School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Georgetown University Law Center, Yale School of Management and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Antitrust Enforcement, Monopoly power, Antitrust Law, Digital Markets

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Merger Settlement and Enforcement Policy for Optimal Deterrence and Maximum Welfare

Fordham Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Jan 2013
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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merger enforcement, antitrust, settlements, consumer welfare, decision theory, litigation

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The Protected Profits Benchmark: Responses to Comments

Antitrust Law Journal , Vol. 79, pp. 701-714, 2013
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Oct 2013
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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vertically integrated monopolist, VIM, consumer welfare, price benchmark, protected profits

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vGUPPI: Scoring Unilateral Pricing Incentives in Vertical Mergers (Appendix)

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Dec 2013
Serge Moresi and Steven C. Salop
Charles River Associates (CRA) and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 57 (395,199)
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antitrust review of vertical mergers, input foreclosure, upward pricing pressure

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Analyzing Vertical Mergers to Avoid False Negatives: Three Recent Case Studies

Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2151 (2019)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 May 2019
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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vertical merger, antitrust, antitrust law, competition, antitrust enforcement, federal trade commission, FTC

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Quantifying the Increase in 'Effective Concentration' from Vertical Mergers that Raise Input Foreclosure Concerns: Comment on the Draft Vertical Merger Guidelines

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Mar 2020
Steven C. Salop and Serge Moresi
Georgetown University Law Center and Charles River Associates (CRA)
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Vertical Merger Guidelines, Foreclosure, Hypothetical Horizontal Transactions

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The 2010 HMGs Ten Years Later: Where Do We Go From Here?

Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2285 (2020)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Jul 2020
Steven C. Salop and Fiona M. Scott Morton
Georgetown University Law Center and Yale School of Management
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Merger Guidelines, Antitrust, litigation, competition policy, presumptions

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Implementing the Hypothetical Monopolist SSNIP Test with Multi-Product Firms

Antitrust Source, February 2008
Posted: 30 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Serge Moresi, Steven C. Salop and John Woodbury
Charles River Associates (CRA), Georgetown University Law Center and Charles River Associates (CRA)

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market definition, SSNIP test, multi-product firms

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Competitive Effects of Partial Ownership: Financial Interest and Corporate Control

Antitrust Law Journal
Posted: 25 Nov 1999
Steven C. Salop and Daniel P. O'Brien
Georgetown University Law Center and Compass Lexecon

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The Kodak Case, the First Principles Approach, and Antitrust at the Millennium

Antitrust Law Journal
Posted: 04 Oct 1999
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center

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Decision Theory and Antitrust Rules

Antitrust Law, Vol. 67, Issue 1, 1999
Posted: 13 Nov 1998
C. Frederick Beckner and Steven C. Salop
Sidley & Austin and Georgetown University Law Center

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Preserving Monopoly: Economic Analysis, Legal Standards and Microsoft

George Mason Law School Antitrust Symposium
Posted: 29 Oct 1998
R. Craig Romaine and Steven C. Salop
Charles River Associates and Georgetown University Law Center

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Using Leverage to Preserve Monopoly: Discussion of Katz and Shapiro Paper

Posted: 08 Jul 1998
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center

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Vertical Mergers and Monopoly Leverage

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law, Peter Newman, ed., May 1998
Posted: 22 May 1998
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center

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Issue Sequencing and Summary Disposition in an Efficient Legal Process

Posted: 19 Sep 1997
C. Frederick Beckner and Steven C. Salop
Sidley & Austin and Georgetown University Law Center

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Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 5
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Revising the Vertical Merger Guidelines (FTC Hearings) (Presentation Slides)

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Dec 2018
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust, vertical mergers, economics