Jobs and Antitrust
7 Pages Posted: 15 Nov 2012
Date Written: July 15, 2009
Antitrust law is not the solution to soaring unemployment but it would be a mistake to assume that antitrust has no role to play in fostering jobs. If antitrust law is properly applied -- consistent with its traditional objectives of stimulating competition, expanding output and fighting foreclosure of rivals -- it can serve to create and sustain productive jobs.
Keywords: antitrust, competition, jobs
JEL Classification: K21, L49
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