Developing Competition Law for Collusion by Autonomous Price-Setting Agents
82 Pages Posted: 19 Sep 2017
Date Written: August 22, 2017
After arguing that collusion by software programs which choose pricing rules without any human intervention is not in violation of section 1 of the Sherman Act, the paper offers a path towards making collusion by autonomous agents unlawful.
Keywords: Collusion, Algorithms, Antitrust, Competition Law
JEL Classification: K21, L13
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