On Vaccines, Pharmaceutical Markets, and a Role for Competition Law in Protecting (Also) Human Rights
European Competition Law Review, vol. 38, issue 8, pp. 347-352, August 2017
14 Pages Posted: 11 Sep 2017
Date Written: September 7, 2017
Following a sector inquiry issued by the Italian Competition Authority, the article analyzes the main features of the vaccine industry and related markets, both at a national and supranational level. Final considerations are made with respect to the role of antitrust in supporting human rights by enhancing access to essential medicines.
Keywords: Vaccines; competition; antitrust; access to essential medicines; human rights
JEL Classification: D4, I11, K21, L65
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