Present at the Beginning of a New Era for Antitrust: Reflections on 1982-1983

New York University, Center for Law and Business, Working Paper No. 99-005

38 Pages Posted: 13 Jul 1999

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Lawrence J. White

New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics

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Date Written: March 1999

Abstract

The early 1980s were an important time of transition for antitrust policy for the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. I had the privilege to be selected to serve as the first "Chief Economist" for the newly installed Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust, William F. Baxter. In this essay I discuss some of the important achievements of that period, as well as some missed opportunities.

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White, Lawrence J., Present at the Beginning of a New Era for Antitrust: Reflections on 1982-1983 (March 1999). New York University, Center for Law and Business, Working Paper No. 99-005. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=167208 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.167208

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