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

Suggested Citation

Steuer, Richard, Jobs and Antitrust (July 15, 2009). Antitrust Magazine, Vol. 23, No. 3, 2009, Available at SSRN:

Richard Steuer (Contact Author)

Mayer Brown LLP ( email )

1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020-1001
United States

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