The Microsoft Corporation in Collision with Antitrust Law

Journal of Social, Political, and Economic Studies, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 287-302, Spring 2001

Posted: 15 Sep 2011

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William L. Anderson

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Walter E. Block

Loyola University New Orleans - Joseph A. Butt, S.J. College of Business

Thomas DiLorenzo

Loyola University Maryland - The Joseph A. Sellinger, S.J. School of Business and Management

Christopher Westley

Florida Gulf Coast University

Date Written: March 14, 2001

Abstract

This paper analyzes common antitrust arguments made against the Microsoft Corporation vis-a-vis its competitors. It critiques common market failure justifications for expanding government interventions to that firm's organization.

Keywords: antitrust, law and economics, industrial organization

JEL Classification: D4, L2, L4

Suggested Citation

Anderson, William L. and Block, Walter E. and DiLorenzo, Thomas and Westley, Christopher, The Microsoft Corporation in Collision with Antitrust Law (March 14, 2001). Journal of Social, Political, and Economic Studies, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 287-302, Spring 2001. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1927546

William L. Anderson

affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Walter E. Block

Loyola University New Orleans - Joseph A. Butt, S.J. College of Business ( email )

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New Orleans, LA 70118
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Thomas DiLorenzo

Loyola University Maryland - The Joseph A. Sellinger, S.J. School of Business and Management ( email )

Baltimore, MD 21210
United States

Christopher Westley (Contact Author)

Florida Gulf Coast University ( email )

Ft. Myers, FL 33965-6565
United States

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