A Return to Antitrust Populism?

The Antitrust Source, V. 16, No. 4, 2017

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-08

2 Pages Posted: 23 Feb 2017 Last revised: 1 Mar 2017

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James C. Cooper

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Date Written: February 22, 2017

Abstract

The trend of modern antitrust policy is consumer protection based on economic analysis. This trend has enabled meaningful protections and coherent policy. It should continue despite recent, successful populist political campaigning.

Keywords: antitrust, competition, consumer protection, populism

JEL Classification: K21

Suggested Citation

Cooper, James C., A Return to Antitrust Populism? (February 22, 2017). The Antitrust Source, V. 16, No. 4, 2017, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-08, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2922078

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